2016 wasn’t a great year for Hindi cinema, there were some overrated blockbusters and some underrated wonders. Here are the top 10 best films of 2016 which not only made money but sense too
Sonam Kapoor plays Neerja, a character based on flight purser Neerja Bhanot, whose quick thinking saved the lives of 359 passengers aboard a Pan Am plane stormed by hijackers at Karachi airport on 5 September 1986.
Based on a true event of biggest ever human evacuation mission conducted by India, this Akshay Kumar-starrer movie became the first Bollywood hit in 2016
Based on the real-life story of a gay professor who belongs to a generation which doesn’t like to classify sexual preferences. The film derives much of its power from Manoj Bajpayee’s extraordinarily delicate portrayal of Siras, and from Rajkummar Rao’s sympathetic supporting turn.
The groundbreaking film revolves around drug abuse in the affluent north Indian State of Punjab and how the youth there have succumbed to drugs
Kapoor And Sons
With some terrific cast, Shakun Batra tells us a slice of life story of a dysfunctional family.
Nil Battey Sannata
Apeksha, a class ten student, loses interest in her studies as she feels that she can only become a maid like her mother, who tries hard to get her educated.
Pawan Kripalani’s Phobia uses the refractive lens of genre to explore ideas of consent, women’s navigation of urban spaces and the weight of societal judgement. Psychological games, strange noises, weird characters and Radhika Apte .
One of the most acclaimed courtroom drama of Bollywood, Pink was declared hit as soon as it got released. The film was loved by the audiences and the critics, and also performed well at the box office.
‘Dear Zindagi’ was director Gauri Shinde’s take on how important it is that we, the millennial, start talking about mental health
Aamir's portrayal of Mahavir Singh Phogat has left the audiences stunned. Aamir's and the performance of the rest of the cast along with the gilt-edged direction of Nitesh Tiwari has already made Dangal one of the most amazing films to watch