Bollywood 2012: Best to Worst

by ankioo7 | created - 28 Jan 2012 | updated - 20 Mar 2016 | Public
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1. OMG (2012)

Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

Director: Umesh Shukla | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Om Puri

Votes: 41,113 | Gross: $0.92M

Surprisingly Movie of the year!

2. English Vinglish (2012)

Not Rated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter every day because of her inability to speak and understand English.

Director: Gauri Shinde | Stars: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand

Votes: 28,936 | Gross: $1.67M

Feel Good movie of the year.

3. Barfi! (2012)

Not Rated | 151 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's definition of normal and abnormal.

Director: Anurag Basu | Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz, Saurabh Shukla

Votes: 66,164 | Gross: $2.80M

Beautiful film. excellent performances. Be Barfi!

4. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime

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.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Ravi Bhushan Bhartiya, Hemendra Dandotiya, Mahie Gill

Votes: 28,237 | Gross: $0.04M

Irrfan Khan at his best.

5. Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

Not Rated | 321 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

89 Metascore

A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tigmanshu Dhulia

Votes: 65,157

6. Kahaani (2012)

Not Rated | 122 min | Mystery, Thriller

A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh | Stars: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Indraneil Sengupta, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Votes: 49,591 | Gross: $1.04M

very good but over-rated in terms of the hype. there was so many plot-holes which shouldn't be in a thriller. I could ignore them if it wasn't much hyped.

7. Shanghai (2012)

TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Kalki Koechlin

Votes: 8,724

Best Indian Political Thriller.

8. Ekk Deewana Tha (2012)

PG | 136 min | Drama, Romance

An aspiring filmmaker from Mumbai falls in love with a woman from a strict orthodox Christian family.

Director: Gautham Menon | Stars: Prateik, Amy Jackson, Sachin Khedekar, Manu Rishi Chadha

Votes: 2,612

Quite good. Characters were awkward but that gives it a real touch. But then all thanks to Rahman's music.

9. Vicky Donor (2012)

Not Rated | 126 min | Comedy, Romance

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.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam, Annu Kapoor, Dolly Ahluwalia

Votes: 33,388 | Gross: $0.17M

had fun watching it. Ayushman was very good! but then I found it little less then what I heard.

10. Agneepath (2012)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Drama

A young boy's father is lynched before his eyes; fifteen years later he returns home for revenge.

Director: Karan Malhotra | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 19,773 | Gross: $1.98M

Performances and Large-scale presentation makes this old Bollywood style revenge based drama better.

11. Agent Vinod (2012)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

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.

Director: Sriram Raghavan | Stars: Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Adil Hussain, Gulshan Grover

Votes: 6,405 | Gross: $0.63M

1st half makes you expect a lot much but then leaves you disappointed. I think Raghvan couldn't maintain a high budget mainstream movie. A good movie wasted in last 30 minutes.

12. As Long As I Live (2012)

Not Rated | 176 min | Drama, Family, Romance

A woman is made to realize that her prayers and sacrifice to save her boyfriend's life may have led him to a fate worse than death.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Anupam Kher

Votes: 47,288 | Gross: $3.05M

Celebration of the love. Feel it.

13. Bol Bachchan (2012)

PG | 155 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

All hell breaks loose when a Muslim man breaks a temple lock to save a little child, thus for his safety keeps a Hindu name, where he starts making web of lies.

Director: Rohit Shetty | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin

Votes: 7,009 | Gross: $1.22M

not much of a story but enjoyed it. Rohit Shetty has that capability to make you laugh.

14. Ferrari Ki Sawaari (2012)

Not Rated | 140 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

How the pursuit of an Indian cricket legend's Ferrari makes a young boy's dreams of playing cricket at Lords a reality.

Director: Rajesh Mapuskar | Stars: Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Ritvik Sahore, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 4,466 | Gross: $0.42M

feel good movie. characters are so damn sweet, good that you can't believe it can be real. all looks like a fantasy.

15. Chakravyuh (2012)

152 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

On the request of his friend Kabir, SP Adil Sends him to the Naxal group as an informer. When Kabir finds the truth he becomes one of their gang leader.

Director: Prakash Jha | Stars: Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol, Manoj Bajpayee, Esha Gupta

Votes: 2,750

Doesn't really provide the solution to the problem but then it was never meant to be. Very good but half-written at some points.

16. Student of the Year (2012)

Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Several alumni reminisce about their final year at St. Theresa's College and the events that shaped their lives.

Director: Karan Johar | Stars: Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sana Saeed

Votes: 11,854 | Gross: $0.33M

it was entertaining. story isn't much to talk about. all credit to Karan Johar.

17. Talaash (2012)

Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

65 Metascore

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.

Director: Reema Kagti | Stars: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Rajkummar Rao

Votes: 34,822 | Gross: $2.71M

Falls straight down in the 2nd half. Twist doesn't work. Maybe they thought we haven't watched Sixth Sense. Direction was superb though!

18. Ek Tha Tiger (2012)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

India's top spy Tiger and his love Zoya battle the dark world of intelligence and espionage that forbids its soldiers from loving the enemy.

Director: Kabir Khan | Stars: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Girish Karnad, Roshan Seth

Votes: 25,410 | Gross: $2.35M

only recent salman khan movie which I actually liked. thanks to kabir khan for not putting those silly action scenes and Katrina too! she was so great here that it is hard not to fall in love with her.

19. Cocktail (2012)

Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A love triangle between a guy and two girls, who are best friends but the complete opposite of one another.

Director: Homi Adajania | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diana Penty, Dimple Kapadia

Votes: 11,766 | Gross: $1.03M

Okay movie.

20. Ishaqzaade (2012)

PG | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance

A love story of a passion ignited by hatred. Of two people. Born to hate. Destined to love.

Director: Habib Faisal | Stars: Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Gauhar Khan, Anil Rastogi

Votes: 5,774

Okay movie.

21. Heaven 2 (2012)

R | 150 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A dealer of illegal guns is bullied into being an informer for a cop who wants to put an end to this racket.

Director: Kunal Deshmukh | Stars: Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, Esha Gupta, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub

Votes: 4,515

not bad but was disappointing as I loved Jannat. though this wasn't even a sequel. give me one good reason to call it a sequel.

22. Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum (2012)

PG | 136 min | Comedy

Adi and Sid want to make big but always run out of luck and series of confusion start taking place when they reach Goa.

Director: Sachin Yardi | Stars: Riteish Deshmukh, Neha Sharma, Tusshar Kapoor, Kavin Dave

Votes: 3,329

23. One Me and One You (2012)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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?

Director: Shakun Batra | Stars: Kareena Kapoor, Imran Khan, Boman Irani, Zenobia Shroff

Votes: 5,827 | Gross: $1.15M

this was really bad. only thing I liked is the ending. it was different. so last 5-10 minutes saved it but wasn't enough.

24. London Paris New York (2012)

PG-13 | 100 min | Romance

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.

Director: Anu Menon | Stars: Ali Zafar, Aditi Rao Hydari, Candice Pereira, Scherrikar Bell

Votes: 3,535

okay okay movie! let's keep it below average.

25. Housefull 2 (2012)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

A comedy of errors wherein four men help each other to fool their prospective father-in-laws creating a cascade of confusion and mayhem.

Director: Sajid Khan | Stars: Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Asin, Jacqueline Fernandez

Votes: 11,290 | Gross: $1.50M

Sajid Khan. stop making these movies.

26. Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya (2012)

Not Rated | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A boy kidnaps a girl, but starts to fall in love with her.

Director: Mandeep Kumar | Stars: Riteish Deshmukh, Genelia D'Souza, Om Puri, Tinnu Anand

Votes: 3,664 | Gross: $0.18M

badly acted. no story! boring.



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