December 26, 2016 14:06 IST

Best Bollywood movies of 2016: Dangal, Pink, MS Dhoni, Neerja and other movies

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Dangal - It would be a cardinal sin if Dangal is not there on the top of the list, the Aamir Khan starrer has touched the nation's soul and has certainly proved that 'Is Desh Ki Choriyaan, Chore se Kam nahi hai'. Aamir's portrayal of Mahavir Singh Phogat has left the audiences stunned. Aamir's and the performance of the rest of the cast along with the gilt edged direction of Nitesh Tiwari has already made Dangal one of the most amazing film to watch.The film has been declared the as the biggest hit of the year. The film has even beaten demonetisation and has raked it fantastic collections on its first day. Credit: PR Handout
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MS Dhoni: The Untold Story - One of the most greatly admired movies of 2016 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' has been loved by the audiences across all quarters and has been declared as one of the celebrated biopics of 2016. The untold journey of the Captain cool Ms Dhoni had struck an instant chord with people. Credit: PR Handout
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Pink - One of the most acclaimed courtroom drama of Bollywood. Pink was declared hit as soon as it got released. Thanks to the amazing performance of Amitabh Bachchan. Pink is one of the movie's which has directly attacked existing feudal mindset of a majority of India, where men and women are judged on basis of gender. Where Men are held superior to women and if the man happens to be from a powerful family, then the fight for justice for the women gets really tough.The film was loved by the audiences and the critics, and also performed better at the box office. Credit: PR Handout
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Neerja - 'Neerja' based on the life of 'Neerja Bhanot' youngest recipient of India's highest peace time award for bravery, posthumously, the Ashok Chakra, touched the soul of the nation. It was not Sonam Kapoor's performance but it was the story of Neerja's bravery that had touched the nation. Of course Sonam's performance in the film was really incredible but people had associated more with the bravery of Neerja who had the guts and gumption to save so many people, sacrificing her own life for the sake of others at the ripe age of 22, simultaneously fighting and overcoming her failed marriage. Thre film was also applauded by the critics. Neerja turned out to be one of the most successful films of 2016 in terms of collections. Credit: PR Handout
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Udta Punjab - The groundbreaking film revolves around drug abuse in the affluent north Indian State of Punjab and how the youth there have succumbed to drugs . The film had won rave reviews from critics. The performances of Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt had won the hearts of the masses. The Abhishek Chaubey directorial was even a winner at the box office. Credit: PR Handout