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2012 was a great year for international films which featured Indian settings, themes and actors. We got to see many of our favorite Bollywood actors and actresses feature in some big films, giving them global exposure. If 2011 saw Anil Kapoor feature in a small role in Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol, then 2013 will see Amitabh Bachchan in his first Hollywood role. He plays Meyer Wolfsheim in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, which also stars Leonardo Dicaprio. For now we will focus on the films of 2012 and with complete fairness rank them in order of aggregate score ratings (source IMDb.com).

5. Midnight’s Children

Midnight’s Children was Deepa Mehta’s adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s award winning book. It charts the turbulent birth and aftermath of Indian independence. Midnight’s Children starred a whole host of Bollywood actors and actresses, many of whom delivered stellar performances: Anupam Kher, »

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