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Raja Sen: It's been yet another mixed bag of a year for Hindi cinema, with some fine performances mired in poor films, and some fine films marred by weak actors at their centres. As actresses go, however, it's been a pretty good year, boasting of some very fine performances from some very talented women. Two come from the same film, and one even pops up twice. Here, then, is the class of 2012. Give the ladies a hand.
 
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Subhash K Jha: That 2012 began with an overwrought hyper-melodramatic brutal and tumultuous remake of Agneepath and ended with Yash Chopra's muted mellow all-heart-no-malice ode to romance Jab Tak Hai Jaan seems indicative of the direction that Bollywood seems headed for.The journey,as we can see, is unpredictable and largely exciting. Looking back some films of 2012 that fetched hype-star ratings seem bloated and over-eager to please either critics or the masses.Never both.Luckily the films that were truly meritorious did get a place under the swoon. Each year Bollywood surprises us, and not always in a good way .2012 seems like a watershed year even by the continuously evolving standards of filmmaking set by envelope-pushing directors who have filtered into filmdom during the past years. 2012 was the year when Tigmanshu Dhulia, Sujoy Ghosh and Shoojit Sircar came into their own with films that took mainstream cinema to new heights. It was also the year when we saw notably gifted directorial talent like Gauri Shinde(English Vinglish), Rajan Khosa(Gattu),Bela Bhansali Sehgal(Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi),Umesh Shukla(Oh My God) and Bedabrata Pain(Chittagong). However the films that stood out were those that didn't try to do so. Here's looking at the year's 10 favourites.
 
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By Shilpa Jamkhandikar:

This is what it all comes down to -- a year of watching movies and writing about them distilled into one post. Here are my picks for the best of 2012 from the Hindi film industry.
 
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These are films that not only offered great cinematic experience and bravura performances but were also box-office successes proving that good content is always rewarded.