If you were look at the recent southern remakes in Bollywood, then you will realize that most of them were cop films or a story about an undercover agent. Cop films are blindly being remade in Hindi because these stories can instantly connect with every common man in the audiences. These films have lot of scope for commercialism and are less prone to failure at the box-office.
Some of the recent southern cop films remakes in Bollywood include Wanted (Pokkiri), Rowdy Rathore (Vikramarkudu), Singham (Singam), Policegiri (Saamy) and Force (Wanted). Films such as Pistol (Thuppaki) and Singam 2 are in the pipeline.
Trade insiders believe cop films attract masses. It’s one of the most popular government professions audiences can easily relate with in films. Most importantly, to see your favorite star don the khaki is a matter of pride for his or her fan.