Bollywood Movies 0 Comments 0 The month is December and the year is coming to its end. By far, this has been a very good year at the Box Office for Hindi movies. Couple of films were major hits and did extremely good business. The coveted Crore Club saw a decent number of entrants and two to three films even reached the bracket of crores and more.
Read on to see why this has been a year for historical fiction and biopics. Special 26 The real-life heist film based on the burglary case, where 26 men posing as CBI officers carried out an income tax raid on a prestigious jewelry store in Mumbai, has a great story to tell and it does so with panache. Tapping four of the most successful directorial talents in recent times, it is an amalgam of four short stories — all involving a strong influence of Hindi cinema on its characters. Madras Cafe Tied in 8th place It has never been easy in India to make a film based on real-life controversial political and historical events. Instead it tackles the subject with objectivity and empathy and succeeds in underlining the futility of war.
December 28, Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters This was the year of the mega blockbuster in Bollywood. Box-office records were broken in as more and more audiences thronged into cinemas. As for content, it was a mixed year, with an overriding focus on catering to the lowest common denominator to bring in the money. The one thing no one, including the studio producing it, noticed, seemed to be that little thing called the script. The film was riddled with the lowest grade of toilet humour, inane dialogue, and a plot so thin that no one could muster up the enthusiasm to act it out.