Though films are considered as a source of entertainment and many filmmakers make their films to gain commercial success on Box-Office still there are few filmmakers who only entertain us with their films but also try to convey some social message and spread social awareness among the audiences. In 2017 we saw many path-breaking films which not only gain success but also were hugely popular among the audiences. Here we bring you Top 10 Best Hindi Films of 2017 which impressed us all. Take a look:
Lipstick Under My Burkha
Let's start with the most controversial and talked about film of 2017. 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' is a story of four ordinary women, inflicted by silly societal norms, have to steal, lie, cheat and hide in order to lead the lives that they rightfully deserve. Director Alankrita Shrivastava skillfully tells stories of women who have to lie, cheat and hide to lead their authentic lives. The film stars Konkona Sensharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Aahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur.
Qarib Qarib Singlle
Irrfan Khan and Parvathy starrer 'Qarib Qarib Singlle' is a lovely rom-com which will take you to a beautiful joy ride. A story about two people who are drastically opposite from each other. They meet through a dating app and it is lovely to see their beautiful alterations. The narration of the story is so perfect that you will fall in love with it.
Young Zaira aspires to be a singer but faces several restrictions from her conservative father until she meets a musician who can make her dreams come true. The film was produced by Aamir Khan Productions and it was directed by Advait Chandan and stars Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij, Aamir Khan and Tirth Sharma in main leads.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Akshay Kumar's Toilet: Ek Prem Katha was a disappointment but as is the case with most A-list movies, it managed to do good business at the box office. The movie was made on a budget of Rs 40 crore and managed to rake in a significant amount worldwide. Its collections amounted to Rs 200 crore. The movie stars Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, and Anupam Kher. It is directed by Shree Narayan Singh.
Bareilly Ki Barfi
'Bareilly Ki Barfi' is a sweet and delectable romance which begins on a predictable and somewhat placid note but takes on an interesting hue owing to the sudden twist the tale embarks upon and turning into a love triangle. The film is directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao in main leads.
In art circles, it's repeated day in and day out that movies are a director's medium. And the movie, 'Tumhari Sulu' endorses this adage to the tee. Directed by Suresh Triveni film stars Vidya Balan, Manav Kaul, Neha Dhupia, Malishka Mendonza and Abhishek Sharma. The movie revolves around its heroine, Sulochna, and his family. The film portrays a typical middle-class Indian family that goes the ups and downs of life.
At the core, Hindi Medium deals with a very relevant subject of how language divides our society. Irrfan, Saba Qamar, and Deepak Dobriyal played the pivotal roles in the film. The film was directed by Saket Chaudhary and he has perfectly engraved his thoughts on the celluloid screen.
'Newton' is certainly amusing, but at the same time it's thought-provoking too, and by the time it reaches its consummation it leaves you with many questions stuck in your cerebral cortex. Based in the Naxalism ridden state of Chattisgarh, Newton is a dark comedy which revolves around a young and upright election officer Nutan Kumar aka Newton and his principles. Directed by Amit Masurkar Newton stars Rajkummar Rao, Anjali Patil, Pankaj Tripathi and Raghuvir Yadav.
Tiger Zinda Hai
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai gave a sigh of relief to many exhibitors and distributors as many films of 2017 were not up to the mark in terms of Box-Office collection. The film is based on some real-life incidents and director Ali Abbas Zafar has successfully delivered his thoughts.
Baahubali: The Conclusion
SS Rajamouli's second installment of the epic series should not be a surprise. Made on a budget of Rs 250 crore, Bahubali 2 collected Rs 1,706.5 crore, becoming the second highest-grossing Indian movie of all time, surpassed only by Aamir Khan's Dangal. However, in terms of collections in India, Bahubali 2 surpassed Dangal by a huge margin. Bahubali 2 features Prabhas, Rana Daggubatti, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan and Tamannah Bhatia.