There are movies and then there are Blockbusters. While some movies ran to packed houses, some witnessed empty seats! Bollywood surely witnessed lots of highs and lows in 2014.
Here is a compilation of movies that won the audiences’ hearts and the producers were seen smiling all the way to the bank.
Shahid Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj are a team that set the house on fire. And this movie definitely reinstated our faith in this blockbuster duo! Vishal Bhardwaj’s story along with Shahid’s super performance is just impossible to forgo. This has definitely been Shahid’s best performance till date.
Priyanka Chopra portrays Indian Olympic boxer Mary Kom in this biopic based on her. The movie throws light on the challenges that the Olympic winner had to face to get to become the person she is today. A good script with a power packed performance by Peecee was the perfect ingredient that made this movie hugely successful.
Bollywood’s favourite and heartthrob of millions of people across the globe, Salman Khan’s Kick was the typical masala movie that Bollywood buffs are crazy about. Some amazingly groovy tracks along with lots of Salman charm, the movie had to be a mega hit without doubt.
Siddharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor definitely made a refreshing pair in this thriller. Riteish Deshmukh left everyone stunned in his new villain avatar. With music that sticks on to your mind and a thrilling story, filmmaker Mohit Suri surely dished out the perfect formula that works for Bollywood.
Rajkummar Rao surpassed our expectations yet again in this hard hitting and unrelenting movie which was an official adaptation of British film Metro Manila. The award-winning actor and National award winning director, Hansal Mehta deserve more than just accolades for the portrayal of an immigrant who does everything it takes to meet ends in a fast moving city like Mumbai.
Veteran actor Jackie Shroff’s son Tiger Shroff made a blockbuster debut with Sajid Nadiadwala’s Heropanti, directed by Sabbir Khan. The film also marked the debut of Kirti Sanon who won hearts with her performance. The fans went crazy for Tiger Shroff, his breath-taking action stunts and groovy dance moves.
Didn’t we all love reading Chetan Bhagat’s book by the same name? 2 States was definitely a refreshing love story set in modern times!
Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor portray Chetan Bhagat and his wife Anusha in this urban rom-com. This movie also saw two never to have worked before producers join hands; Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar. All in all, this movie fully deserved to be a part of the 100 crore club.
Played by Kangana Ranaut who is a typical Dilli ki kudi, Queen definitely appealed to millions with an amazing performance by the starlet in this critically acclaimed film. The movie saw a heart broken girl who goes on a journey of self discovery to Europe, which also happened to be her honeymoon destination. Simple, sweet and close to hearts!
Highway leaves you with a serene feeling that stays with you long after the film is over. The film portrayed glamorous Alia Bhatt in a de-glam look and established her as an actor of substance. Soulful tracks by A R Rahman made their way in this journey of search for sights and self. Imtiaz continued his golden run as an accomplished director with this film.
YRF’s multi-starrer Gunday made us re-live the 1980s with polka dot costumes, bromance and gangster melodrama. While Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh gave really good performances, Peecee and Irrfan Khan were outstanding in the roles they played. The track “Tune Maari Entriyaan” was on everyone’s minds. YRF hit gold with this perfect combination.