This year has given us a large chunk of movies. Some of them lack content and some of them were totally content-driven. Indian audience doesn’t want stars to rule the movie now. They have made the content king and that’s why all the three Khans failed at the box-office miserably.
Salman Khan’s Race 3, Aamir’s Thugs of Hindostan, and Shahrukh’s Zero all were a big led down at the big screen. Though Shahrukh still managed to win some hearts, Salman and Aamir were the ones who were only criticized.
So, now when these movies didn’t work, some newcomers hit the screen and grab loads of applauses both from the audience and critics. So, here we have listed the top 5 Bollywood movies of 2018 for you which made fans go gaga over them.
Undoubtedly, the best performance of Ayushmann Khurrana of his career is in this black comedy thriller, Andhadhun. It is taken by the famous French play “The Piano Tuner”. Directed by Raghuram Raghvan, the movie is about a series of mysterious events that changes the life of a blind pianist who now must report a crime that was actually never witnessed by him.
Same actor, different genre but the same level of classic cult cinema- Badhaai Ho for you. Directed by Amit Sharma, the story revolves around a man(Ayushmann Khurrana) who faces embarrassment in the society when he finds out his mother is pregnant. This funny Delhite cinema takes you to Delhi with its settings, neighbors and even the language. Not only Khurrana but also the acting of Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao loot a massive amount of hooting too.
Stree also makes a solid spot in the list of top 5 Bollywood movies of 2018. Directed by Amar Kaushik, Stree is a horror-comedy that has depicted that the content is the king. In the small town of Chanderi, the menfolk live in fear of an evil spirit named “Stree” who abducts men in the night. Based on the urban legend of “Nale Ba” that went viral in Karnataka in the 1990s. Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor are in the lead role.
If the content is tight and crisp, the Indian industry doesn’t need Khan’s trios for entertainment. Raazi is one such attempt of spy thriller film directed by Meghna Gulzar. Alia Bhatt is the leading Kashmiri woman who agrees to marry a Pakistani army officer in order to spy on Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971. Due to its content and realistic acting, this movie made a spot in the top 5 Bollywood movies of 2018.
The film bagged the Asia Pacific Screen Awards for the best actor but still, the film failed on the business grounds. Directed by Nandita Das, Manto is a biographical drama film about the famous Urdu author Saadat Hasan Manto. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the lead role of Manto and the film revolves around his lifestyle set in the 1940s.
Here we have come to an end to the list of top 5 Bollywood movies of 2018. In case we have missed any of your favorite Bollywood movies in the list, drop the movie name in the comments section below.