1. ‘A Wednesday!’
A Wednesday is a gripping story about a mysterious man who calls the commissioner of
and threatens to blast five bombs simultaneously if his demands do not get fulfilled. The film had power packed performances by the lead actors
. It received great praises by the critics and did a decent business at the box office.
The Lunchbox is a romantic tale of two very different people, an old widower and a young married woman. They accidently get in touch due to a misplaced lunchbox and soon start exchanging letters. The film got premiered at Cannes Film Festival and upon its release in India it received critical acclaim and was loved by the audiences as well.
3. ‘Being Cyrus’
Cyrus works as an apprentice for a retired sculptor and comes to know about his dysfunctional family. This psychological thriller is gripping and keeps us hooked till the end. has brilliantly acted and narrated in the film. Naseeruddin Shah,
are great as the supporting cast.
The song Jabra Fan became very popular, but it was used only as a promotional song and not included in the film. The story revolved around a fan and his obsession with a Bollywood superstar. The film showed the equation between a fan and his idol which did not require any songs. Both the characters were played by
Shah Rukh Khan
and he received praises for his performance.
5. ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’
It is a satirical film highlighting the issue of corruption in India. It did not garner attention on its release but now is considered a classic. It is entertaining and does not let anyone miss any song or dance sequences.
Kaun is a gripping tale of a mysterious woman living alone in her house, and a stranger comes knocking at her door. One gets hooked from the very beginning, and the climax leaves everyone dumbstruck. It features
and they all have done justice to their roles.
It is a dark film that revolves around a dysfunctional family living in the underbelly of Delhi. They survive through petty theft and robbery. Titli's struggle to escape from the family and the life of crime builds the plot of the film. It attended many International Festivals and received huge critical appreciation.
Aligarh tells the story about a Marathi professor, S. R. Siras, who teaches at the Aligarh Muslim University, and how his life gets disrupted by the media and public due to his homosexuality. The movie focuses on the issue of one's right to privacy. Manoj Bajpayee has done a very impressive job, and it is believed to be the finest performance of his career. Raj Kumar Yadav has also done a brilliant job as a supporting actor and makes the movie a must watch.
Black explores the student-teacher relationship between a deaf and dumb girl, Michelle and her teacher Debraj Sahai. Hellen Keller was the inspiration for the movie. It received critical appreciation and
and ended up winning awards for their brilliant performances.
Bhoot is a supernatural horror film starring Urmila Matondkar and
. The story revolves around a couple who unknowingly buys a haunted apartment. The movie was appreciated by the critics and also ended up winning many awards.