Another major source that inspires Bollywood is novels. Many novels have been turned into films that at times have proved to be Bollywood blockbuster.

Let's have a look to list of the Bollywood movies that are based upon novels:


Movie name: Devdas (2002)
Lead role actors: ShahRukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai
Novel name: Devdas (Bengali romantic novel)
Novel written by: Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay



Movie name: 3 Idiots (2009)
Lead role actors: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani
Novel name: Five Point Someone
Novel written by: Chetan Bhagat



Movie name: Omkara (2006)
Lead role actors: Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan
Novel name:  Othello
Novel written by: Shakespeare



Movie name: 2 States (2014)
Lead role actors: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt
Novel name:  2 States
Novel written by: Chetan Bhagat



Movie name: Aisha (2010)
Lead role actors: Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol
Novel name: Emma
Novel written by: Jane Austen



Movie name: Kai Po Che! (2013)
Lead role actors: Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao, Amrita Puri, Raj Kumar Yadav
Novel name: The 3 Mistakes of My Life
Novel written by: Chetan Bhagat



Movie name: Parineeta (2005)
Lead role actors: Vidya Balan, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt
Novel name: Parineeta (Bengali novel)

Novel written by: Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay



Movie name: 7 Khoon Maaf (2011)
Lead role actors: Priyanka Chopra
Novel name: Susanna's Seven Husbands
Novel written by: Ruskin Bond



Movie name: Guide (1965)
Lead role actors: Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman
Novel name: The Guide
Novel written by: RK Narayan



Movie name: Saawariya (2007)
Lead role actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor
Novel name: White Nights
Novel written by:  Fyodor Dostoevsky

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