10 Best Indian Movies of 2017( Bollywood)

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2017 was a great year for Bollywood,the year saw plethora of creative movie,new stars, some stellar acting and new box office records.Bollywood enhanced itself by having more budget films which scored new box office records and this year saw the resignation of Pahlaj Nihalani,who was against creativity of Bollywood writers.In many ways 2017 triumphed it’s previous year when it comes to Bollywood films.Here are the 10 best Indian movies of 2017.

10 Best Indian Movies of 2017

This is the year when big movies have failed to shine at the big screen but small budget movies earned all the love.So, here we present our top 10 best Bollywood movies of 2017

10) Jagga Jasoos

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The film maybe a box office failure but it opened a new genre of film in Bollywood. Jagga Jasoos is adorably innocent, breathtakingly shot and a  roller-coaster ride. The second half of the film had a few droll and heartfelt moments of its own.Jagga Jasoos approaches a genre entirely new to Bollywood with a clear vision and it succeeds in creating something truly fresh and enduring. It is unlike anything Bollywood has seen.Watch out for Ranbir’s acting,with this film he has set his acting standards to new height.

9) Shubh Mangal Savdhan

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It’s  a must-watch for the young generation of our country for tackling a topic which people cannot talk openly. The film revolves around Mudit who suffers from erectile dysfunction and the ways in which his family and everyone around him reacts is something to look out for.The dialogues and one liners are on point and in a quirky way it mirrors the views of our reserved yet nosey Indian society about the sexual problem.

8) Trapped

 

The film is not recommended for those who are claustrophobics. Trapped film has portrayed versatility in its full glory.The film is a soulful romance with a thriller. The film revolves around Shaurya (Rajkummar Rao) who gets trapped by a foolish mistake in a desolate high-rise Mumbai apartment with no food, water and electricity.The way they show Shaurya experiencing and going through the situation creates a haunting thriller, probably one of the best Bollywood has produced in recent times. Rajkummar Rao, delivers a flawless performance, displaying all his inner frustration which keeps us absolutely hooked to the film.

7) Bareilly Ki Barfi

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The film is sweet in it’s own way. Bareily Ki Barfi’ is a slightly quirky twist which is not expected in Bollywood rom-com movies. The film perfectly pictures the Indian or desi aura, the funny Bhojpuri dialogue and the individual brilliance,charm and chemistry of the lead trio being the USP of the film.The film is very delicate and perfect in uncouth dialogues blended with UP’s jokes and idioms that come along with it.

6) Secret Superstar

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You can say it as teenage “Taare Zamin Par” film with both the films are dealing with child and their dreams. The film is the story of Insia (Zaira Wasim), a singing prodigy from a conservative Muslim family.Insia uploads her music on the internet anonymously wearing a hijab and becomes an overnight sensation with the help of her mother.The overnight fame quickly gains the attention of a funny and weird music director (Amir Khan). The film is a simple, feel-good story about passion and it focuses on daughter-mother bond. The film is a blend of many laughs and  few tears. All actors have done well in their individual roles.

5) Hindi Medium

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‘Hindi Medium’ displays a matter close to the heart of middle class Indian parent.The film with perfection displays middle class families problem with English medium education.The film smacks a satire on excessive importance given to the English language in our country and how the true purpose of education is not achieved.The film shows how parents of a five year old girl who leave no stone upturned in their effort to admit their daughter to a top English medium school. The mayhem which follows next is a beautiful and quirky blend of realistic and intentionally chaos.It was perhaps the family entertainer and one of the best Bollywood movie of 2017.

4) Jolly LLB-2

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The Akshay Kumar starrer is  a punchline-heavy  and a masala film with quirky twists.Jolly LLB 2 is more of an entertainer than an educator The suave touch of Akshay Kumar and his fun role of the titular character as a yet to be successful lawyer from Lucknow out to do some good has enough.His trade mark style when mixed with Subhash Kapoor’s geniuses made this ilm people’s favourite.Do look out for the acting of  Anu Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla.

3) Mukhti Bhawan

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Death is a part of life, that’s what the film shows.Rajiv, a reluctant son must take his father to this holy city, where he believes he will attain salvation. They check into MuktiBhawan, a hotel devoted to people hoping to spend their last days in Varanasi, and Rajiv finds himself tasked with taking care of his father for the first time in his life, while juggling his responsibilities towards a wife and daughter back home.The film is all about unfolding tale about life, death and the relationships which affect them. The film perfectly portrays a progressing yet strained father-son relationship.Thus, they definitely find a way in our list of top 10 best Indian movies of 2017

2) Lipstick Under My Burkha

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Lipstick under my burkha handles countless taboos which are existing in India since independence. All the four leading ladies (Ratna Pathak as Usha, Konkana Sen Sharma as Shireen, Aahana Kumra as Leela and Plabita Borthakur as Rihanna) perform and express their sexual needs and desires. The biggest perk of ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ is that it is unapologetically bold and opinionated in its treatment of  issues of women and it’s stereotypes.To be honest, India needs more films like ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’. It is one of our recommended movies of 2017.

1. Newton

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Ranking no 1 in our list of best indian movies of 2017 is Newton. It was the sleeping giant of 2017 which made a great impact on box office and the viewers. Newton revolves around the story of Newton Kumar, a government clerk sent on election duty to a Naxal-controlled town in the conflict-ridden Chhattisgarh, who must get everyone to vote.Newton is no hero and his weakness are as daunting as the tasks he is entrusted with. The villagers’ lives, shown in a perfect way.It perfectly shows it’s isolation from urbanism. In the film Newton finds himself to be completely at odds with the very people he is supposed to serve that his ironclad sense of right and wrong suffers a heavy blow. Rajkummar Rao the protagonist perfectly

depicts the emotional implosion.The film is a deserving candidate for India’s Oscar bid.

-Kunjansinh Rajput

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