Best Of Bollywood 2012

a list of bollywood films i loved this year..

**listed in order of their release
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1.
Barfi! (2012)
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Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's definition of normal and abnormal. (151 mins.)
Director: Anurag Basu
“ easily one of the best bollywood movies ever made!!! ” - saadforever890
 
2.
Agneepath (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young boy's father is lynched before his eyes; fifteen years later he returns home for revenge. (174 mins.)
Director: Karan Malhotra
“ the remake easily triumphs over the original..thnks to the brilliant performance & slick screenplay... ” - saadforever890
 
3.
Talaash (2012)
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Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie. (140 mins.)
Director: Reema Kagti
 
4.
Student of the Year (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Several alumni reminisce about their final year at St. Theresa's College and the events that shaped their lives. (146 mins.)
“ Kjo does it again..launched 3 new stars in this bollywood version of High School Musical... ” - saadforever890
 
5.
English Vinglish (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter everyday because of her inability to speak and understand English. (134 mins.)
Director: Gauri Shinde
“ Brilliant comeback frm Sridevi!! ” - saadforever890
 
6.
OMG: Oh My God! (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake. (125 mins.)
Director: Umesh Shukla
“ Akki-Paresh Rawal together...i doubt they can ever go wrong together!! ” - saadforever890
 
7.
Kahaani (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him. (122 mins.)
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
“ one of the most slick intense & suspenseful thrillers... ” - saadforever890
 
8.
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations. (320 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
“ Part 1 & 2..masterpiece of indian cinema!! ” - saadforever890
 
9.
Rowdy Rathore (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A con man uncovers a deadly secret and must save his lady love, the small-town locals and the little girl who insists she's his daughter, from the mob. (140 mins.)
Director: Prabhu Deva
“ masal fun action flick tht does not fail to entertain!!! ” - saadforever890
 
10.
Housefull 2 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A comedy of errors wherein four men help each other to fool their prospective father-in-laws creating a cascade of confusion and mayhem. (145 mins.)
Director: Sajid Khan
“ another laugh riot sequel which is way bttr than its prequel... ” - saadforever890
 
11.
Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement. (135 mins.)
“ another thumbs up to a brilliant biography!! ” - saadforever890
 
12.
London Paris New York (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Nikhil and Lalitha are two completely different individuals who are drawn to each other in spite of their differences -- or perhaps because of it. Follow their journey as they meet in London, Paris and New York for a night in each city. (100 mins.)
Director: Anu Menon
“ sweet chemistry & brilliant music make this a must watch romantic comedy!! ” - saadforever890
 
13.
Jannat 2 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A dealer of illegal guns is bullied into being an informer for a cop who wants to put an end to this racket. (150 mins.)
Director: Kunal Deshmukh
“ Emraan Hashmi + Bhatts = plagerizm + entertainment ” - saadforever890
 
14.
Ferrari Ki Sawaari (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
How the pursuit of an Indian cricket legend's Ferrari makes a young boy's dreams of playing cricket at Lords a reality. (140 mins.)
Director: Rajesh Mapuskar
“ a unique touching family drama for the Vidhu Vinod Chorpa club... ” - saadforever890
 
15.
Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Omi Khurana's London dream has just ended. On the run from a dangerous UK gangster who he owes money to... (140 mins.)
Director: Sameer Sharma
“ brand Anurag Kashyap written all over this simple comedy... ” - saadforever890
 
16.
Vicky Donor (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A man is brought in by an infertility doctor to supply him with his sperm, where he becomes the biggest sperm donor for his clinic. (126 mins.)
Director: Shoojit Sircar
“ a unique taboo concept mixed with family drama & comedy turns this into a fun watch... ” - saadforever890
 
17.
Bol Bachchan (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When a child falls into the well of the temple and Abbas breaks the temple's lock to save the child... (155 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
“ Ajay devgn + Rohit Shetty = mindless laughatons... ” - saadforever890
 
18.
Cocktail (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A love triangle between a guy and two girls, who are best friends but the complete opposite of one another. (146 mins.)
Director: Homi Adajania
“ saif ali khan dished out another entertaining romantic comedy.. ” - saadforever890
 
19.
Chaalis Chauraasi (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Four friends, who have accidentally committed crimes, decide to loot Rs. 20 crore, posing as cops. But on the way... (120 mins.)
Director: Hriday Shetty
“ brilliant plot + great actors = entertaining film ” - saadforever890
 
20.
Shanghai (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop. (120 mins.)
“ an intense political thriller for thinking minds only!! ” - saadforever890
 
21.
?: A Question Mark (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A group of friends went to shoot their film project, but never returned. A few days later, their camera was found. (82 mins.)
“ bollywoods very own VOD based flick...intense & creepy!! ” - saadforever890
 
22.
Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A boy kidnaps a girl, but starts to fall in love with her. (130 mins.)
Director: Mandeep Kumar
“ an entertaining flick from this newly weds.. ” - saadforever890
 
23.
Bumboo (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Bumboo movie is based on one simple idea. Every person meets someone, who screws it up and makes life... (126 mins.)
“ a hilarious remake of a french movie... ” - saadforever890