Highest Ranking 2016 movies

  1. PINK:

9

It is directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhary, Pink is a gritty, dark courtroom drama based on patriarchal attitudes and prejudices surrounding women in society. The film has Amitabh Bachchan as the lawyer and Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang whose lives go awry after they meet a group of boys at a rock concert. A critique of how India looks at its women, the film was critically appreciated

2. AIRLIFT

80

The film was inspired by the heroic tale of an Indian businessman who helped rescue around 170,000 of his compatriots in the face of looming war crisis in the Middle East. It also starred Nimrat Kaur.

3. NEERJA

70

The film is a sensitive, heartfelt story of a young courageous woman Neerja Bhanot who carried out her duties as an air hostess when Pan Am flight 73 was hijacked in 1986. Her rare courage saved the lives of fellow passengers. The story of Neerja’s courage also cuts through the current noise of patriotism debate.

4. ALIGARH

60

The film narrated the real-life story of Aligarh Muslim University professor Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was victimised because of his sexual orientation. A difficult subject to tackle, Hansal brought the struggles of the minority group to the fore with sensitivity. Manoj Bajpayee’s restrained performance in the lead role proved yet again that he is one of the most underrated actors of Bollywood.

5. UDTA PUNJAB

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It was a strong story dealing with Punjab’s rampant drug problem and human trafficking. Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh played their parts wonderfully.

6. PARCHED

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It is the story of four women in a desert village in India. It shows the plight of women as they tackle social evils, child marriage, dowry, Marital rape, physical and mental abuse. Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla starred in this film.