Like Kollywood, it’s been a year of surprises and shocks for film buffs in Bollywood. The most expected flicks churned at high budgets merely let down our hopes. On contrastive grounds, flicks with unique themes sans big star-casts made it big… Cinesnacks.com brings you the exclusive rating of Best 5 Films of Bollywood 2008.
1. Rock On - Call it ‘brilliantly nuanced show’ for the spectacular show extended by entire team. The centralizing theme is about nothing complicated but a simple tale of 4 youngsters of ‘Magik’ Rock Band dreaming to make it big, yet not… Nearly after a decade, they join back for creating magic… Rock On… It’ a film of fun-filled spirits, emotional bindings and an embodiment of pure entertainer. Produced by Big Cinemas and Farhan Akhtar, he himself donned lead role as well a debut singer.
2. Ghajini: It’s been a fare of good, bad and ugly throughout this year. Finally, with a week set for yearend, Aamir’s Ghajini offers a grand fiesta of commercial genre. Not striding so different from the original version, it’s just a difference of 30mins of penultimate sequences. Aamir’s eight-pack physique and Murugadoss’ fine-tuned version spins more excitements for audiences.
3. A Wednesday – A groundbreaking directorial by Neeraj Pandey. Winning Gold Prize for Best direction and debut directorial isn’t an end for him. He has lots of great times to go now… Just imagine a film sans Khans and Kumars, no lavish songs or breathtaking stunts. Neeraj, the greatest auteur of this year made it happen with two legends: Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah.
4. Fashion: Here’s goes the first ever flick by Madhur Bhandarkar churned out at a big budget. His previous films ‘Page 3′, ‘Corporate’ and ‘Traffic Signal’ have been the most realistic films of the decade made. Fashion centering on the other side in the ‘World of Fashion’ had something off ’shock’ and ’surprises’ for Indian audiences. However, the film proved to be a distinct one amongst miniscule viewers, Madhur Bhandarkar fetched the title ‘Fashion-Arbiter of Bollywood’.
5. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi – King Khan and Aditya Chopra touched the poignant tales of romance in their previous films ‘Dilwale Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge’ and ‘Mohabattein’. But together after eight years of time, doesn’t work any magic from them. ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ is all about an ordinary man messing up with the mind of his young wife. A ridiculous motif where a wife can’t recognize her husband after shaving his moustache. Thank God, this doesn’t happen in reality…