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List of 55 Remakes of Mohanlal Movies

Mohanlal Iruvar

Mohanlal, the man who was rated as the most popular Keralite in an online poll conducted by CNN-IBN in 2006, the man who is widely rated as one of greatest actors ever, has a long list of movies as the main lead which was remade later. Here we have tried to list all the movies of Mohanlal which has been made in other languages in India.

Can you believe this? I started preparing the list expecting 20 to 25 movies but it went on and on to reach 55 movies. You have to believe it. 20 in Tamil, 13 in Telugu, 11 in Hindi and 9 in Kannada.

Mohanlal and Rajinikanth

Malayalam

Tamil – Remake

Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu (1984) directed by Fazil starring Mohanlal and Nadhiya Moidu. Poove Poochudava (1985) directed by Fazil starring S.V. Sekhar and Nadhiya Moidu.
Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam (1986) directed by Sathyan Anthikad starring Mohanlal and Karthika. Illam (1988) directed by IV Sasi starring Sivakumar and Amala.
Rajavinte Makan (1986) directed by Thambi Kannanthanam starring Mohanlal and Ratheesh. Makkal En Pakkam (1987) directed by Karthik Raghunath starring Sathyaraj and Rajesh.
Thalavattam (1986) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Karthika. Manasukkul Mathappu (1988) directed by Robert-Rajeshekhar starring Prabhu and Saranya.
Gandhinagar 2nd Street (1986) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Ambika. Annanagar Mudhal Theru (1988) directed by Balu Anand starring Sathyaraj and Radha.
Nadodikkattu (1987) directed by Sathyan Anthikad starring Mohanlal and Sreenivasan. Kathanayakan (1988) directed by Muktha Sreenivasan starring Pandiarajan and SV Sekhar.
Chithram (1988) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Ranjini. Engirundho Vandhan (1995) directed by Santhana Bharathi starring Sathyaraj and Aamani.
Aryan (1988) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Ramya Krishnan. Dravidan (1989) directed by Suresh Balaje starring Sathyaraj and Ambika.
Kireedam (1989) directed by Sibi Malayil starring Mohanlal and Thilakan. Kireedam (2007) directed by VL Vijay starring Ajith and Rajkiran.
Bharatham (1991) directed by Sibi Malayil starring Mohanlal and Nadumudi Venu. Seenu (1999) directed by P. Vasu starring Karthik and P Vasu.
Abhimany (1991) directed by Priyadarshan starring Mohanlal and Geetha. Thalainagaram (2006) directed by Suraaj starring Sundar C and Jyothirmayi.
Vietnam Colony (1992) directed by Siddique Lal starring Mohanlal and Kanaka. Vietnam Colony (1994) directed by Santhana Bharathi starring Prabhu and Vineetha.
Manichithrathazhu (1993) directed by Fazil starring Mohanlal, Shobana and Suresh Gopi. Chandramukhi (2005) directed by P. Vasu starring Rajinikanth, Jyothika and Prabhu.
Thenmavin Kombath (1994) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Shobana. Muthu (1995) directed by KS Ravikumar starring Rajinikanth and Meena.
Minnaram (1994) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Shobana. Azhagana Naatkal (2001) directed by Sundar C. starring Karthik and Ramba.
Spadikam (1995) directed by Bhadran starring Mohanlal and Thilakan. Veerappu (2007) directed by Sundar C. starring Sundar C and Prakashraj.
Chandralekha (1997) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Pooja Batra. Summa Nachunu Irukku (2013) directed by A. Venkatesh starring Thaman Kumar and Vibha Natarajan.
Summer in Bethlehem (1998) directed by Sibi Malayil starring Jayaram and Suresh Gopi. Mohanlal did a Cameo. Lesa Lesa (2003) directed by Priyadarshan starring Shaam and Vivek.Mohanlal was replaced by Madhavan in the extended character.
Kakkakuyil (2001) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Mukesh. London (2005) directed by Sundar C starring Prashanth and Pandirajan.
Udayananu Thaaram (2005) directed by Roshan Andrews starring Mohanlal and Sreenivasan. Velli Thirai (2008) directed by Viji starring Prithviraj and Prakashraj.
Drishyam (2013) directed by Jeethu Joseph starring Mohanlal and Meena. Papanasam (2015) directed by Jeethu Joseph starring Kamal Haasan and Gauthami.

Mohanlal and Ajith Kumar

Malayalam

Telugu – Remakes

Poochaikkoru Mukkuthi (1984)directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Shankar. Intlo Srimathi Veedhilo Kumari (2004) directed by K. Vasu starring Srikanth and Prabhudeva.
Boing Boing (1985) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Mukesh. Chilakkottudu (1997) directed by E. V. V. Satyanarayana starring Jagapathi Babu and Rajendhra Prasad.
Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam (1986) directed by Sathyan Anthikad starring Mohanlal and Karthika. Donga Kollu (1988) directed by Vijaya Bapineedu starring Rajendra Prasad and Sumalatha.
Gandhinagar 2nd Street (1986) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Ambika. Gandhinagar Rendo Veedhi (1987) directed by Priyadharshan starring Rajendhra Prasad and Jayasudha.
Chithram (1988) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Ranjini. Alludugaru (1990) directed by K. Raghavendra Rao starring Mohan Babu and Shobana.
Aryan (1988) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Ramya Krishnan. Ashoka Chakravarthy (1989) directed by SS Ravi Chandra starring Balakrishna and Bhanupriya.
Kireedam (1989) directed by Sibi Malayil) starring Mohanlal and Thilakan. Rowdyism Nasinchali (1990) directed by Kodanda Rami Reddy A starring Rajasekhar.
Kilukkam (1991) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Revathi. Allari Pilla (1992) directed by Kodi Ramakrishna starring Suresh and Meena.
Spadikam (1995) directed by Bhadran starring Mohanlal and Thilakan. Vajram (1995) directed by SV Krishna Reddy starring Nagarjuna and Roja.
Chandralekha (1997) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Pooja Batra. Chandraleksha (1998) directed by Krishna Vamshi starring Nagarjuna and Isha Koppikar.
Kakkakuyil (2001) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Mukesh. Tappu Chesi Pappu Koodu (2002) directed by Kodanda Rami Reddy A starring Mohan Babu and Srikanth.
Balettan (2003) directed by VM Vinu starring Mohanlal and Devayani. Rajababu (2006) directed by Muppalaneni Siva starring Rajasekhar and Sridevika.
Drishyam (2013) directed by Jeethu Joseph starring Mohanlal and Meena. Drishyam (2014) directed by Sripriya starring Venkatesh and Meena.

Mohanlal Sathyaraj

Malayalam

Hindi – Remake

Poochaikkoru Mukkuthi (1984)directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Shankar. Hungama (2003) directed by Priyadharshan starring Akshay Khanna and Aftab.
Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam (1986) directed by Sathyan Anthikad starring Mohanlal and Karthika. Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001) directed by Priyadarshan starring Sunil Shetty and Mahima.
Thalavattam (1986) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Karthika. Kyon Ki (2005) directed by Priyadharshan starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor.
Chithram (1988) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Ranjini. Pyar Hua Chori Chori (1991) directed by K. Bapayya starring Mithun Chakraborty and Gouthami.
Kireedam (1989) directed by Sibi Malayil) starring Mohanlal and Thilakan. Gardish (1993) directed by Priyadharshan starring Jackie Shroff.
Kilukkam (1991) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Revathi. Muskurahat (1992) directed by Priyadharshan starring Jay Mehta and Revathi.
Manichithrathazhu (1993) directed by Fazil starring Mohanlal, Shobana and Suresh Gopi. Bhool Bhuvaya (2007) directed by Priyadharshan starring Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan and Shiney Ahuja.
Thenmavin Kombath (1994) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Shobana. Saat Rang Ke Sapne (1998) directed Priyadharshan starring Arvind Swamy and Juhi Chawla.
Chandralekha (1997) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Pooja Batra. Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000) directed by Raj Kanwar starring Salman Khan and Priety Zinta.
Kakkakuyil (2001) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Mukesh. Golmaal (2006) directed by Rohit Shetty starring Ajay Devgan and Arshad Warsi.
Drishyam (2013) directed by Jeethu Joseph starring Mohanlal and Meena. Drishyam (2015) directed by Nishikant Kamat starring Ajay Devgan and Shriya Saran.

Plumeria Movies

Malayalam

Kannada – Remakes

Poochaikkoru Mukkuthi (1984)directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Shankar. Jootata (2005) directed by Sankar starring Dhyan and Rangayana Raghu.
Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam (1986) directed by Sathyan Anthikad starring Mohanlal and Karthika. Yardo Duddu Yallamanna Jathre starring Jaggesh.
Nadodikkattu (1987) directed by Sathyan Anthikad starring Mohanlal and Sreenivasan. Tenali Rama starring Ramesh Arvind and Jaggesh.
Chithram (1988) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Ranjini. Rayaru Bandaru Mavana Manege (1993) directed by B.S. Dwarakish starring Vishnuvardhan.
Kireedam (1989) directed by Sibi Malayil) starring Mohanlal and Thilakan. Modadha Mareyalli (1991) directed by M.S. Rajshekar starring Shivrajkumar and K.S.Ashwath.
Manichithrathazhu (1993) directed by Fazil starring Mohanlal, Shobana and Suresh Gopi. Apthamitra (2004) directed by P. Vasu starring Vishnuvardhan, Soundharya and Ramesh Arvind.
Thenmavin Kombath (1994) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Shobana. Sahukara (2004) directed Om Prakash Rao starring V. Ravichandran and Vishnuvardhan.
Spadikam (1995) directed by Bhadran starring Mohanlal and Thilakan. Mr. Theertha (2010) directed by Sadhu Kokila starring Sudeep and Anand Nag.
Drishyam (2013) directed by Jeethu Joseph starring Mohanlal and Meena. Drishya (2014) directed P. Vasu by starring Ravichandran and Navya Nair.

Mohanlal in Drishyam

  • Poochaikkoru Mukkuthi (1984) was also remade in Bengali as Le Halwa Le (2012).
  • Hollywood movie, Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) had the same storyline as Manjil Virinja Pookkal (1980) directed by Fazil.
  • Hindi movies Yaraana (1995), Daraar (1996), Agni Sakshi (1996) and the Tamil movie Aval Varuvala (1998) are inspired from Fazil’s Manjil Virinja Pookkal starring Shankar and Mohanlal.
  • Manichithrathazhu (1994) was also remade in Bengali as Rajmohal (2005).
  • Vasu’s Chandramukhi (2005), being a remake of Fazil’s Manichithrathazhu, have scenes from Shaji Khailas’s Aaram Thamburan (1997) again starring Mohanlal.

July 5th 2015 – The count is increasing. Here is the newly added movies. Thanks to the readers for helping me to do this.

Malayalam

Remake

Language

Boing Boing (1985) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Mukesh. Garam Masala (2005) directed by Priyadharshan starring Akshay Kumar and John Abraham. Hindi
Rajavinte makan (86) directed by Thambi Kannanthanam starring Mohanlal. Aahuthi (1988) directed by Kodi Ramakrishnan starring Rajashekar. Telugu
Vellanakalude Naadu (1988) directed by Priyadharshan starring Mohanlal and Shobana. Kattamitta (2010) directed by Priyadharshan starring Akshay Kumar and Trisha. Hindi
Devasuram (1993) directed by IV Sasi starring Mohanlal, Nepolean and Revathi. Kunteeputrudu (1993) directed by starring Mohanbabu and Vijayashanthi. Telugu
Narasimham (2000) directed by Shaji Khailas starring Mohanlal and Mammootty. Adhipathi (2001) directed by Ravi Raja Pinisetty starring Mohanbabu and Nagarjuna. Telugu

So the count is now: 20 in Tamil, 16 in Telugu, 13 in Hindi, 9 in Kannada and 2 in Bengali – 60. If there are movies which is not in the list, let us know. I guess, few more will be added soon.

Compiled by P.S. Arjun

Cinephile. Learning the art of Filmmaking. Film-Director.

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