Best Hindi Movies of 2012

This is a list of my favorite Hindi movies of the year 2012. The list is arranged in the order of release dates of the movies.
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1.
Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A few drinks too many leads an uptight architect and quick-witted hairstylist to marry in Las Vegas. Can a mistake lead to friendship and love? (110 mins.)
Director: Shakun Batra
“ This movie deserves to be here solely because of its matured ending. ” - Ankit Kant
 
2.
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.)
“ Absolutely Brilliant! Made me respect Irrfan again as an actor! ” - Ankit Kant
 
3.
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
“ Brilliantly picturized and acted! My only gripe would be towards the spoon-feeding that happens towards the end. ” - Ankit Kant
 
4.
Agent Vinod (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A series of seemingly unconnected events across the world leads to Agent Vinod undertaking a globe-trotting mission to discover why his colleague was murdered. (157 mins.)
Director: Sriram Raghavan
“ I am very biased towards this movie, only because of the fact that I loved the director's first 2 films - Ek Haseena Thi & Johnny Gaddar. This movie had its sparks of brilliance, but it never really shone. ” - Ankit Kant
 
5.
Ishaqzaade (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
While fighting for the political supremacy of their respective families, a Hindu man and a Muslim woman share a forbidden romance. (120 mins.)
Director: Habib Faisal
“ Great concept! Not so great execution! Loved the music! Loved Parineeti Chopra's acting, but the same can't be said about the debutante Arjun kapoor. ” - Ankit Kant
 
6.
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.)
“ Dibakar Bannerjee's attention to detail is remarkable and second to none. Absolutely loved it! ” - Ankit Kant
 
7.
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 sweet movie, that only Rajkumar Hirani can make ” - Ankit Kant
 
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
“ Epic!! I have seen both the parts movie umpteen number of times, and I have never been bored, even once! One of the best movies ever made! ” - Ankit Kant
 
9.
Gattu (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a small town in central India, kids and adults are equally obsessed with kite-flying. The airspace... (90 mins.)
Director: Rajan Khosa
“ Children's films are rare in India, and this one is special and dissarming. ” - Ankit Kant
 
10.
Barfi! (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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
 
11.
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
 
12.
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
“ A very sweet movie, with great comeback from Sridevi ” - Ankit Kant
 
13.
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
“ Loved the quirky characters in the movie, and the music. ” - Ankit Kant
 
14.
Talaash (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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
“ One of Aamir's bes performances! We hardly get to see proper suspense movies (not thriller mind you) in Hindi! ” - Ankit Kant