13. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
This is not a Bollywood film but we have included this in our list as this film was based on India. Slumdog Millionaire (2008) is a British drama film directed by Danny Boyle and written by Simon Beaufoy. The film was produced by Christian Colson and set and filmed in India. The film is loosely based on novel Q & A (2005) written by Vikas Swarup, an Indian author and diplomat The novel tells the story of Jamal Malik from the Juhu slums of Mumbai.
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14. Chetan Bhagat Novel and Movie adaptions
Many novels written by Chetan Bhagat has been adapted into Bollywood movies. You like him or hate him but you cannot ignore him. Most of his novels have already been adapted into Bollywood movies.
15. Pinjar (2003)
Pinjar (2003) is an Indian period drama film directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi. The movie tells the story of the Hindu-Muslim problems during the partition of India. The film is based on a Punjabi novel of the same name, written by Amrita Pritam. The Film stars Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpayee, and Sanjay Suri.
16. Aisha (2010)
Aisha (2010) is an Indian romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rajshree Ojha. The film stars Abhay Deol and Sonam Kapoor in the lead roles and Cyrus Sahukar, Arunoday Singh, Ira Dubey and Amrita Puri in supporting roles. The movie is based on Jane Austen’s 1815 novel Emma and It is set in the upper-class society of Delhi.
17. Saawariya (2007)
Saawariya (2007) is an Indian romantic film produced and directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film is an adaption of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s short story “White Nights”. The film marks the debut of both the lead actors Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor.
18. Lootera (2013)
Lootera (201 ) is an Indian period romance film directed by Vikramaditya Motwane. The film is partly based on short story “The Last Leaf” written by O. Henry’s in 1907. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles.
Which is your favourite novel based Bollywood movies? Lets us know in the comment section, you can also suggest if we missed out any good Bollywood movie on the list.