Amidst the lockdown due to the spread of corona-virus, here’s a list of 10 best Bollywood films of the last decade which are absolutely a must watch! If you haven’t seen them yet, watch them now for a good time! The following films’ trailers have also been added for your own assessment.
2012’s Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra starrer Barfi made people laugh and cry at the same time. Packed with some powerful performances, the highly emotional film Barfi still remains one of the best films of the decade!
Set in the 1970s, the film depicts the story of Barfi, a deaf-mute boy essayed by Ranbir Kapoor and his relationships with two women, Shruti and Jhilmil (who is autistic).
2. Kahaani (2012)
2012’s Kahaani was one of Vidya Balan’s best films. Kahaani unfolds a unique tale of a woman’s ordeal. A pregnant woman searches for her missing husband in Kolkata during the festival of Durga Puja. Kahaani has received rave reviews! It has also grabbed a number of awards. It proved to be the movie of the year!
3. Gangs of Wasseypur 1 & 2 (2012)
Anurag Kashyap’s 2012 film “Gangs of Wasseypur” was released in two parts. The film garnered a cult like following and defined a whole new era of gangster films! Starring soulful actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the film competes in a league of its own.
The series center on the coal mafia of Dhanbad, Jharkhand, and the underlying power struggles, politics and vengeance between three crime families.
4. Lunchbox (2013)
Lunchbox is not your ordinary masala flick. It narrates a tale of ordinary man performing his everyday errands in his mundane routine till he suddenly receives a letter in his lunchbox. It shows an unusual side of romance and a love for food!
5. Queen (2014)
Queen gave Kangana Ranut, her big break. The film unfolds a woman’s journey to self-discovery. Rani, an under-confident Punjabi girl from New Delhi embarks on her honeymoon to Paris and Amsterdam by herself after her fiancé calls off their wedding. Queen is a must watch chick flick!
Based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Haider stands tall as one of Shahid Kapoor’s best films. A highly entertaining and gripping film.
7. Piku (2015)
Piku is based on the relationship of a father and daughter duo essayed by popular actors Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan. It tells the story of the short-tempered Piku Banerjee (Deepika), her grumpy, aging father Bhashkor (Amitabh) and Rana Chaudhary (Irrfan Khan), who is stuck between the father-daughter duo, as they embark on a journey from Delhi to Kolkata.
8. Masaan (2015)
2015’s Masaan is a powerful story that defies societal norms. Interesting the film stars new actors and it is also the directorial debut of Neeraj Ghaywan.
9. Andhadhun (2018)
Award winning film, Andhadhun is said to be a masterpiece! The blockbuster unfolds stellar performances by Ayushmann and Tabu. Based on a gripping script, this thriller will keep you on the edge of your seats throughout! The film tells the story of a blind piano player who unwittingly becomes embroiled in the murder of a former film actor.
A breathtakingly beautiful film which had our hearts beating till the end. Tumbbad follows the story of a man’s search for a hidden treasure in the 20th century British India village of Tumbbad, Maharashtra. Based on a unique plot, Tumbbad is regarded as one of the best films of the decade!