December 19, 2016 6:01:25 pm
Pink starring Amitabh Bachchan has been voted the best film by IMBD. Going by the list, one can see that the audience has given preference to content-oriented stories over films with higher box office collections. Akshay Kumar-starrer Airlift and Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Dear Zindagi take the second and third slot respectively on the list. Here’s the complete list of Top 10 Indian Movies of 2016:
Directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhary, Pink is a gritty, dark courtroom drama based on patriarchal attitudes and prejudices surrounding women in society. The film has Amitabh Bachchan as the lawyer and Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang whose lives go awry after they meet a group of boys at a rock concert. A critique of how India looks at its women, the film was critically appreciated.
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The film was inspired by the heroic tale of an Indian businessman who helped rescue around 170,000 of his compatriots in the face of looming war crisis in the Middle East. It also starred Nimrat Kaur.
A young girl changes her perception about life after meeting a therapist, Jehangir Khan. Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Dear Zindagi takes you on a joyous tour of soul-searching.
Udta Punjab succeeds to touch the nerve of drug addiction problem in Punjab and its eventual repercussions. Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt convincingly play two drug addicts, tangled in utter hopelessness and depression.
Kapoor and Sons
Kapoor and Sons was a subtle take on our own little imperfections and how we endeavour to fit despite those individual limitations. Mostly shot in a single house, the film was appreciated for powerful acting by its cast including Sidharth Malhotra, Rajat Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Ratna Pathak.
The film was a sensitive, heartfelt story of a young courageous woman Neerja Bhanot who carried out her duties as an air hostess when Pan Am flight 73 was hijacked in 1986. Her rare courage saved the lives of fellow passengers. The story of Neerja’s courage also cuts through the current noise of patriotism debate.
M.S. Dhoni The Untold Story
Starring Surya, 24 is a Tamil Science fiction film.
Starring R Madhavan, the film tells the story of boxing champion who helps a young woman boxer with the sports.
Irrfan Khan plays a common man who seeks to take revenge from corrupt politicians after he lost his son during a bridge collapse.
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