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Famous Bollywood Adaptations

  • 3 Idiots – Chetan Bhagat
    Slumdog Millionaire - Vikas Swarup
    The Namesake – Jhumpa Lahiri
    The Blue Umbrella – Ruskin Bond
    Hello - Chetan Bhagat
    Devdas – Saratchandra Chattopadhyay
    Paheli - Vijayadan Detha
    Raincoat – O Henry
    Bride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
    The Mistress of Spices - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.
    Maqbool - Shakespeare
    Omkara - Shakespeare
    Parineeta - Saratchandra Chattopadhyay
    Chokher Bali – Rabindranath Tagore
    Pinjar - Amrita Pritam
    Shatranj Ke Khiladi – Munshi Premchand
    Pather Panchali - Bibhutibhushan Bandhopadhyay
    The Guide – RK Narayan
    Teesri Kasam – Phanishwarnath Renu
    Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam – Bimal Mitra
    Kohra – Daphne de Maurier


    Hollywood Adaptations

    A Civil Action - Jonathan Harr
    A Clockwork Orange - Antony Burgess
    A Cry in the Night - John Bryson
    A Dog Named Skip - Willie Morris
    A Night to Remember - Walter Lord
    A Passage to India - E.M. Forester
    A Perfect Storm - Sebastian Junger
    A Prayer for Owen Meany (made as "Simon Birch") - John Irving
    A River Runs Through It - Norman MacLean
    A Room With a View - E.M. Forester
    A Simple Plan - Scott B. Smith
    A Time to Kill - John Grisham
    Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
    Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
    Alive - Peirs Paul Read
    All the President`s Men - Carl Bernstein
    All`s Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque
    And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
    Angela`s Ashes - Frank McCourt
    Animal Farm - George Orwell
    Anna and the King - Margaret Landon (novel: Anna and the King of Siam)
    Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
    Anne of Green Gables - Lucy Maud Montgomery
    Apocalypse Now - Joseph Conrad (book: Heart of Darkness)
    Apt Pupil - Stephen King
    Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne
    Atonement - Ian McEwan
    Battle Field Earth - L. Ron Hubbard
    Beloved - Toni Morrison
    Ben-Hur - Lew Wallace
    Billy Bathgate - E.L. Doctrow
    Born Free - Joy Adamson
    Born on the 4th of July - Ron Kovic
    Breakfast of Champions - Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    Bridge Over the River Kwai - Pierre Boulle
    Bridges of Madison County - Robert James Waller
    Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason - Helen Fielding
    Bridget Jones`s Diary - Helen Fielding
    Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh lux
    Bridge to Terabithia - by Katherine Paterson
    Captain Blood - Rafael Sabatini
    Casino Royale - Ian Fleming`s James Bond
    Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
    Cat`s Eye - Stephen King
    Charlotte`s Web - E.B. White
    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - Ian Fleming`s James Bond
    Christine - Stephen King
    Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
    Cider House Rules - John Irving
    Circle of Friends - Maeve Binchy
    Clear and Present Danger - Tom Clancy
    Coma - Robin Cook
    Congo - Michael Crichton
    Cujo - Stephen King
    Cyrano de Bergerac - Edmond Rostand
    Dances with Wolves - Michael Blake
    Dangerous Minds - Louanne Johnson (book: My Posse Don`t Do Homework)
    Death on the Nile - Agatha Christie
    Deliverance - James Dickey
    Delores Caliborne - Stephen King
    Devil in a Blue Dress - Walter Mosley
    Diamonds are Forever - Ian Fleming`s James Bond
    Disclosure - Michael Crichton
    Doctor Dolittle - Hugh Lofting
    Doctor Zhivago - Boris Pasternak
    Donny Brasco - Joseph D. Pistone
    Double Indemnity - James M. Cain
    Dr. No - Ian Fleming`s James Bond
    Dr. Strangelove - Peter George
    Dracula - Bram Stoker
    Dune - Frank Herbert
    East of Eden - John Steinbeck
    Election - Tom Perrotta
    Emma - Jane Austen
    Evil under the Sun - Agatha Christie
    Exodus - Leon Uris
    Extreme Measures - Michael Palmer
    Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
    Field of Dreams - W.P. Kinsella (book: Shoeless Joe)
    Firestarter - Stephen King
    Flight of the Intruder - Stephen Coonts
    Forest Gump - Winston Groom
    Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
    Freak Friday - Mary Rodgers
    From Here to Eternity - James Jones
    From Russia with Love - Ian Fleming`s James Bond
    Girl Interrupted - Susanna Kaysen
    Gone With the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
    Goodfellas - Nicholas Pileggi
    Gorillas in the Mist - Diane Fossey
    Gorky Park - Martin Cruz Smith
    Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
    Guns of Navarone - Alistair MacLean
    Hatchet - Gary Paulsen
    Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone - J K Rowling
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J K Rowling
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J K Rowling
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J K Rowling
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - J K Rowling
    H G Wells - Jules Verne
    Hanging Up - Delia Ephron
    Heartburn - Nora Ephron
    Heidi - Johanna Spyri
    High Fidelity - A Novel by Nick Hornby
    Holes - Louis Sachar
    How Green Was My Valley - Richard Llwellyn
    How to Make an American Quilt - Whitney Otto
    Howard`s End - E.M. Forester
    Hunchback of Notre Dame - Victor Hugo
    Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice
    It - Stephen King
    James and the Giant Peach - Roald Dahl
    Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
    Jumanji - Chris Van Allsburg
    Jurassic Park - Michael Crichton
    Just Cause - John Katzenbach
    Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson
    Kiss the Girls - James Patterson
    Laura - Vera Caspary
    Lawnmower Man - Stephen King
    Lawrence of Arabia - T.E. Lawrence (book: The 7 Pillars of Wisdom)
    Leonard Wibberley
    Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
    Little Drummer Girl - John Le Carre
    Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
    Live and Let Die (made as Licence to Kill) - Goldfinger
    Lost Horizon - James Hilton
    Love Story - Erich Segal
    Mary Poppins - P.L. Travers
    MASH - Richard Hooker
    Matilda - Roald Dahl
    Message in a Bottle - Nicholas Sparks
    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - John Berendt
    Mildred Pierce - James M. Cain
    Misery - Stephen King
    Mommie Dearest - Christina Crawford
    Moonraker - Goldfinger
    Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie
    Mutiny on the Bounty - Charles Nordoff
    My Left Foot - Christy Brown
    Needful Things - Stephen King
    Never Cry Wolf - Farley Mowat
    O Pioneers! - Willa Cather
    Of Human Bondage - George MacDonald
    Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
    Old Yeller - Fred Gipson
    Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
    On Her Majesty`s Secret Service - Goldfinger
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo`s Nest - Ken Kesey
    Ordinary People - Judith Guest
    Out of Africa - IsakDinesen (aka Karen Blixen)
    Out of Sight - Elmore Leonard
    Patriot Games - Tom Clancy
    Patton - Ladislas Farago
    Persuasion - Jane Austen
    Pet Cemetery - Stephen King
    Peyton Place - Grace Metalious
    Pinocchio - Carlo Collodi
    Portrait of a Lady - Henry James
    Postcards from the Edge - Carrie Fisher
    Practical Magic - Alice Hoffman
    Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
    Primal Fear - William Diehl
    Primary Colors - Anonymous
    Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - Kate Wiggin
    Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
    Rosemary`s Ba- - Ira Levin
    Run Silent, Run Deep - Edward L. Beach
    Salem`s Lot - Stephen King
    Schindler`s List - Thomas Keneally
    Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
    Shadowlands - William Nicholson
    Shane - Jack Schaefer
    Shawshank Redemption - Stephen King
    She-Devil - Fay Weldon (book: The Lives and Loves of a She-devil)
    Silence of the Lambs - Thomas Harris
    Sleepers - Lorenzo Carcaterra
    Sleepwalkers - Stephen King
    Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving
    Smila`s Sense of Snow - Peter Hoeg
    Snow Falling on Cedars - David Guterson
    Sophie`s Choice - William Styron
    Spartacus - Howard Fast
    Sphere - Michael Crichton
    Sphinx - Robin Cook
    Stand - Me - Stephen King
    Starship Troopers - Robert A. Heinlein
    Stuart Little - E.B. White
    Terms of Endearment - Larry McMurtry
    Tess of the D`Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
    The 13th Warrior (novel: The Eaters of the Dead) - Michael Crichton
    The 39 Steps - John Buchan
    The Andromeda Strain - Michael Crichton
    The Bicentennial Man - Isaac Asimov (Book also known as "The Positronic Man")
    The Big Sleep - Raymond Chandler
    The Black Cauldron - Lloyd Alexander
    The Black Stallion - Walter Farley
    The Blade Runner - Philip K. Dick (novel: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)
    The Bone Collector - Jeffery Deaver
    The Bonfire of the Vanities - Tom Wolfe
    The Bourne Identity - Robert Ludlum
    The Caine Mutiny - Herman Wouk
    The Call of the Wild - Jack London
    The Chamber - John Grisham
    The Client - John Grisham
    The Color Purple - Alice Walker
    The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
    The Deep End of the Ocean - Jacquelyn Mitchard
    The Dirty Dozen - E.M. Nathanson
    The Eiger Sanction - Trevanian
    The End of the Affair - Graham Greene
    The English Patient - Michael Ondaatje
    The Exocist - William Peter Blatty
    The Falcon and the Snowman - Robert Lindsey
    The Firm - John Grisham
    The First Wives Club - Olivia Goldsmith
    The French Lieutenant`s Woman - John Fowles
    The General`s Daughter - Nelson DeMille
    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir - R.A. Dick
    The Ghost and the Darkness - Col. Patterson (book: The Man Eaters of Tsavo)
    The Gingerbread Man (short story) - John Grisham
    The Graduate - Charles Webb
    The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
    The Great Escape - Paul Brickhill
    The Great Gats- - F.Scott Fitzgerald
    The Great Train Robbery - Michael Crichton
    The Green Mile - Stephen King
    The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
    The Holcroft Covenant - Robert Ludlum
    The Hotel New Hampshire - John Irving
    The Hunt for Red October - Tom Clancy
    The Hurricane - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
    The Indian in the Cupboard - Lynne Reid Banks
    The Invisible Man - Jules Verne
    The Iron Giant - Ted Hughes (book: The Iron Man)
    The Island of Dr. Moreau - Jules Verne
    The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling
    The Lady in the Lake - Raymond Chandler
    The Last of the Mohicans - James Fenimore Cooper
    The Little Lord Fauntleroy - Frances Hodgson Burnett
    The Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett
    The Lord of Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
    The Lost World - Michael Crichton
    The Love Letter - Cathleen Schine
    The Maltese Falcon - Dashiell Hammett
    The Man in the Iron Mask - Alexandre Dumas
    The Man With the Golden Gun - Goldfinger
    The Mirror Crack`d - Agatha Christie
    The Mouse on the Moon - Leonard Wibberley
    The Mouse that Roared - Leonard Wibberley
    The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
    The Neverending Story - Michael Ende
    The Other Boleyn Girl - Philippa Gregory
    The Devil Wears Prada - Lauren Weisberger
    The Osterman Weekend - Robert Ludlum
    The Outsiders - S.E. Hinton
    The Parent Trap - Erich Kastner
    The Pelican Brief - John Grisham
    The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux
    The Postman Always Rings Twice - James M. Cain
    The Postman - David Brin
    The Princess and the Goblin - George MacDonald
    The Princess Bride - William Goldman
    The Razor`s Edge - George MacDonald
    The Relic - Robert Preston
    The Running Man (as Richard Bachman) - Stephen King
    The Russia House - John Le Carre
    The Scarlet Pimpernel - Baroness Emmuska Orczy
    The Sea Wolf - Jack London
    The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
    The Secret of NIMH - Robert O`Brien (book also known as: Mrs. Fris- and the Rats of Nimh)
    The Shining - Stephen King
    The Spy Who Came in From the Cold - John Le Carre
    The Spy Who Loved Me - Goldfinger
    The Stand - Stephen King
    The Talented Mr. Ripley - Patricia Highsmith
    The Terminal Man - Michael Crichton
    The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett
    The Third Man - Graham Greene
    The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
    The Time Machine - Jules Verne
    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre - Bernard Traven
    The Untouchables - Oscar Fraley
    The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Graham
    The Witches of Eastwick - John Updike
    The Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum
    The Wonder Boys - Michael Chabon
    The World According to Garp - John Irving
    Thunderball - Goldfinger
    To Kill a Mocking Bird - Harper Lee
    Tom`s Midnight Garden - Phillipa Pearce
    Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh
    True Crime - Andrew Klavan
    Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom
    Valley of the Dolls - Jacqueline Susann
    W. Somerset Maugham - George MacDonald
    Watership Down - Richard Down
    What Dreams May Come - Richard Matheson
    What the Deaf Man Heard - G.D. Gearino
    Whatever Happened to Ba- Jane - Henry Farrell
    White Fang - Jack London
    Who Has Seen the Wind - W.O. Mitchell
    Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) - Roald Dahl
    Wings of the Doves - Henry James
    You Only Live Twice – Goldfinger
    101 Dalmations - Dodie Smith
    1984 - George Orwell
    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne
    2001 - Arthur C Clarke
    2010 - Arthur C Clarke

  • First Published: Tuesday, December 29, 2009, 14:29


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