As the year 2017 comes to an end, we have added a multitude of films to our list that are surely going to receive an evergreen status and, just like swiss watches are going to be timeless pieces that we will never really mind watching again and again and again.
So, while we are on the last leg of this year, it’s time to look back at those films that have entertained, moved and even provoked us in various ways.
The list must start with Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar’s educational satire, Hindi Medium. The film mocked and provoked us to look at our existing norms and preconceptions of what has the definition of classy and bright was.
This ensemble comedy, which starred the talented Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal, Varun Sharma, Pankaj Tripathi and many such great performers, took the story of the Fukra gang in the best way possible. Apart from entertaining us endlessly throughout the presentation, the film, and especially Richa Chadha as the Bholi Punjaban, has carved a special place for themselves in our hearts.
This was undoubtedly one of the most anticipated masala comedy flick that made it to theatres gone September. Although the film had Varun Dhawan (that too two of them) and Jacqueline Fernandez, what really stunned us was Taapsee Pannu, who really owned the screen with her glamorous avatar in her first ever Bollywood comedy film. It was a refreshing delight to see her test new waters.
Tiger Zinda Hai
Obviously, if we are talking about the memorable films of 2017, it would be a sin to exclude Salman Khan’s espionage thriller, Tiger Zinda Hai, which could be rightfully termed to be his comeback film as it cured Bhai fans of the sickly Tubelight hangover that the contracted in June. But, although Salman was doing most of the heavy lifting, Angad Bedi left an impact on us as the skilfull and patriotic bomb diffuser. Clearly, one finds diamonds where you certainly don’t expect them to be.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
After Irrfan Khan’s Hindi Medium, a yet another film that had a satirical take on a largely practiced societal evil was Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, who openly defecated on the idea of open defecation in a manner that was entertaining and sometimes even outrageous, but at no point it turned juvenile, since a film based on defecating could have made a lot of way for cringe-worthy toilet humour.
So, which of these films are you going to see in 2018 and for various years to come? Let us know!
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