Best Bollywood movies of 2013 yet released

by vivek-ramasha | created - 22 Apr 2013 | updated - 10 Aug 2013 | Public

Bollywood movies which you must give a shot. I'll keep updating the list. Order doesn't matter.

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1. ABCD (Any Body Can Dance) (2013)

Not Rated | 160 min | Drama, Music

When a capable dancer is provoked by the evil design of his employer, naturally he will be out to prove his mettle.

Director: Remo D'Souza | Stars: Prabhu Deva, Ganesh Acharya, Kay Kay Menon, Lauren Gottlieb

Votes: 5,900 | Gross: $0.10M

3D is not that good, but still a good entertainer. Dance sequences are fab.

2. Akaash Vani (2013)

149 min | Drama, Romance

Follows the love story of a boy and a girl.

Director: Luv Ranjan | Stars: Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha, Sunny Singh Nijjar, Gautam Mehra

Votes: 1,624

Tends to be a bit boring and cheesy at times, but watchable.

3. Chashme Baddoor (2013)

Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

When pretty new neighbor Seema falls for their shy roommate Sid, jealous womanizers Omi and Jai plot to break up the new lovebirds.

Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma, Taapsee Pannu

Votes: 4,729

Better than you'd expect.

4. Commando (2013)

Not Rated | 124 min | Action, Thriller

Karan, a disavowed Indian commando, helps protect a woman from a local thug who is hellbent on forcing her to marry him.

Director: Dilip Ghosh | Stars: Vidyut Jammwal, Hsieh Chang Hai, Nelson Liao Sheng Hua, Ishita Vyas

Votes: 4,051

Not much of a story, but great action.

5. David (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The lives of three different men named David are about to change forever.

Director: Bejoy Nambiar | Stars: Vikram, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vinay Virmani, Tabu

Votes: 2,416

Short for Bollywood standards. Average movie.

6. Ek Thi Daayan (2013)

Not Rated | 135 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

When gifted magician Bobo finds himself assailed by hallucinations and seeks professional help, he learns he's being haunted by a sinister spirit.

Director: Kannan Iyer | Stars: Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin, Huma Qureshi

Votes: 3,671

Probably best out of last 5 Bollywood horror movies.

7. Jolly LLB (2013)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Drama

A small time lawyer files a PIL in court against his own idols case.

Director: Subhash Kapoor | Stars: Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla

Votes: 15,513

Had high expectations from this one. Not disappointed. One of the best movie of the year so far.

8. Kai po che! (2013)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Sport

40 Metascore

Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars.

Director: Abhishek Kapoor | Stars: Amit Sadh, Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao, Amrita Puri

Votes: 25,342 | Gross: $1.12M

CB's novel Abhishek Kapoor's direction and Sushant Singh's acting. Another one of the best.

9. Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola (2013)

Not Rated | 151 min | Comedy, Drama

46 Metascore

Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Pankaj Kapur, Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma, Arya Babbar

Votes: 5,833

Didn't stand up to my expectations. Not that bad.

10. Mere Dad Ki Maruti (2013)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

In the midst of a loud Punjabi wedding, a boy sneaks his dad's fancy new car to impress the college hottie and all hell breaks loose when he loses it.

Director: Ashima Chibber | Stars: Saqib Saleem, Rhea Chakraborty, Ram Kapoor, Prabal Panjabi

Votes: 4,260

100 minutes of nonsense. Well, funny nonsense.

11. Nautanki Saala! (2013)

119 min | Comedy

An actor's life changes dramatically when he saves a stranger from suicide.

Director: Rohan Sippy | Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Pooja Salvi, Gaelyn Mendonca

Votes: 3,959

Witty humor and acting which doesn't seem made up.

12. Race 2 (2013)

Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Ranvir treads through the world of the Indian mafia in Turkey as he looks to avenge the death of his lover and partner in crime.

Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone

Votes: 14,466 | Gross: $1.58M

Not even close to the Race, but have some over dramatic twists.

13. Special 26 (2013)

Not Rated | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A gang of con-men rob prominent rich businessmen and politicians by posing as C.B.I and income tax officers.

Director: Neeraj Pandey | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Sheirgill

Votes: 47,310 | Gross: $1.08M

Good story and great acting. Especially by Anupam Kher. My pick for Filmfare Best Supporting actor.

14. Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns (2013)

Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Saheb, his wife, and a gangster who returns to take revenge.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Jimmy Sheirgill, Mahie Gill, Irrfan Khan, Soha Ali Khan

Votes: 3,566

Better than last one and great acting by Irrfan.

15. Table No. 21 (2013)

Not Rated | 108 min | Adventure, Thriller

A couple is drawn into a game show with a whooping winning prize. However the game turns into more than a survival for them with no escape.

Director: Aditya Datt | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Rajeev Khandelwal, Tina Desai, Dhruv Ganesh

Votes: 10,480 | Gross: $0.03M

It might seem like its a waste of time at first, but it's not.

16. The Attacks of 26/11 (2013)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Crime, History

The real story of ten terrorists, who sail to Mumbai and wage war on the populace for the next 72 hours.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: Nana Patekar, Atul Kulkarni, Sanjeev Jaiswal, Ganesh Yadav

Votes: 4,389 | Gross: $0.25M

A very detailed and frankly disturbing movie.

17. Aashiqui 2 (2013)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, Music, Musical

Rahul loses his fans and fame due to alcoholism. But he then decides to turn a small time singer into a rising star.

Director: Mohit Suri | Stars: Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Shaad Randhawa, Salil Acharya

Votes: 25,158

Not as good and charming as original, but good.

18. Shree (2013)

Not Rated | 109 min | Sci-Fi

Shree, an ordinary man, works at a telecom company. In love with Sonu but cannot marry yet as need to make some basic money. Randhawa, a wealthy businessman, in his ceaseless pursuit of ... See full summary »

Director: Rajesh Bachchani | Stars: Hussain Kuwajerwala, Anjali Patil, Shivani Tanksale, Paresh Ganatra

Votes: 237

A rare decent Bollywood sci-fi.

19. Bombay Talkies (2013)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

One hundred years of Hindi cinema is celebrated in four short stories showcasing the power of film.

Directors: Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda, Saqib Saleem, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Votes: 4,672

A very fitting tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema. A must watch.

20. Shootout at Wadala (2013)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Crime

The first-ever registered encounter by the Mumbai Police, which took place on November 1, 1982. Based on a true story.

Director: Sanjay Gupta | Stars: Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Manoj Bajpayee, Tusshar Kapoor

Votes: 5,805 | Gross: $0.37M

Better than Shootout at Lokhandwala. Good acting, good action and decent plot.

21. Go Goa Gone (2013)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A group of friends, just looking to have a good time in a rave party on a remote island in Goa, find out that the island is infested with Zombies.

Directors: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari

Votes: 10,786 | Gross: $0.30M

Awesome Zom-Com. Better than anybody would've expected.

22. Aurangzeb (2013)

Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Kingship knows no Kinship and there can be only one Emperor in Aurangzeb's world. In Gurgaon, to bring down a criminal the law has to think like one.

Director: Atul Sabharwal | Stars: Arjun Kapoor, Sasha Aagha, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 3,709

If you can get through the first half, movie is pretty decent.

23. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)

Not Rated | 160 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

Kabir and Naina bond during a trekking trip. Before Naina can express herself, Kabir leaves India to pursue his career. They meet again years later, but he still cherishes his dreams more than bonds.

Director: Ayan Mukherjee | Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Kalki Koechlin

Votes: 35,580 | Gross: $3.83M

Better than expected. And that's saying something. Deepika once again gives a great performance.

24. Ankur Arora Murder Case (2013)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Thriller

A highly reputed doctor makes a small mistake, which costs the life of a kid Ankur Arora. Will he succeed in hiding his mistake or will the mother of the kid get Justice.

Director: Sohail Tatari | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Visshesh Tiwari, Tisca Chopra, Arjun Mathur

Votes: 1,460

This actually is worth watching.

25. Raanjhanaa (2013)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Romance

Kundan, the son of a Hindu pundit, discovers that his childhood sweetheart Zoya loves city-bred Akram and wants to marry him. However, he persistently seeks to win her heart.

Director: Aanand L. Rai | Stars: Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Swara Bhaskar

Votes: 27,769 | Gross: $0.88M

Way better than expected. A must watch.

26. Ghanchakkar (2013)

137 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

A safe cracker claims he has lost his memory when two criminals come calling for their cut of the bank heist loot.

Director: Raj Kumar Gupta | Stars: Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi, Rajesh Sharma, Amar Kaushik

Votes: 4,489 | Gross: $0.20M

Going to watch Imran's movie? This is good. Going to watch Vidya's movie? You'll be disappointed.

27. Lootera (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, Romance

An aristocrat's daughter falls in love with a visiting archaeologist, but he holds a secret that could drive them apart.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha, Barun Chanda, Adil Hussain

Votes: 13,974 | Gross: $0.38M

After his first two movie of playing similar character, you'll be surprised how well Ranveer can mold into other roles. Go for him.

28. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

Not Rated | 186 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

The truth behind the ascension of Milkha Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Pavan Malhotra, Art Malik

Votes: 56,987 | Gross: $1.63M

You know what they say that an actor should never be bigger than the movie. It doesn't apply in this case. Movie is extraordinary. Farhan is beyond extraordinary. Nomination for best actor Filmfare/ Best movie. Chemistry between him and Sonam is great. Missed in theater? Buy a DVD.

29. D-Day (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 153 min | Action, Thriller

A team of experts dispatched to bring in The Most Wanted Man in India almost achieve the unthinkable ... until something goes horribly wrong.

Director: Nikkhil Advani | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Shruti Haasan

Votes: 8,486

Another awesome movie. A thriller that will keep adrenaline pumping in your body throughout the whole movie. Its unpredictable and have some GOOD twists. Irrfan does it again with his face. Filmfare Nom Best Movie/ Irrfan- Best actor.

30. Chennai Express (2013)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Comedy

45 Metascore

A man heading towards Rameshwaram via Chennai express to immerse his late grandfather's ashes unwillingly gets caught amidst goons after helping their boss's daughter and them board the train.

Director: Rohit Shetty | Stars: Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Sathyaraj, Nikitin Dheer

Votes: 46,245 | Gross: $5.31M

Now lets talk about the most anticipated movie of year. Is it good? Yes. Did it disappoint? Not really. A must watch? Yes. Will it be nominated for Best movie Filmfare? Chances are slim. This movie has everything. A good story. Great comedy. Action sequences are realistic to a good extent. Great acting. But with movies like BMB, D Day and Special 26 chances are that this might not make it in top 5 movies of year. We'll see. SRK might get his another nomination for best actor and so can Deepika.



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