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Five best Bollywood films of 2021

The year 2021 was a mixed bag not just in terms of genres and stories, but even platforms and mediums. While a major chunk of releases opted for the digital path, those which managed theatrical releases had the added responsibility of bringing people to cinema halls even as a new variant arrived on scene. According to a report of Indian Express here are five best Bollywood films of 2021.

Sardar Udham

Vicky Kaushal had to bear 13 stitches on the face and some incredibly overwhelming moments while filming this biopic of revolutionary Sardar Udham Singh. Vicky’s transformation into a 20-year-old was phenomenal, and soo was Shoojit Sircar’s direction.

Sherni

Sherni was a unique tale of primacy of nature and human greed. Directed by Newton fame Amit Masurkar, it starred Vidya Balan and had two tigresses, to say the least. In the midst of its forest and four-legged beasts, Vidya roared the loudest.

Shershaah

Another biopic, Shershaah added a big feather in Sidharth Malhotra’s cap for playing war hero Captain Vikram Batra. The movie was appreciated for staying honest to the soldier’s story and keeping the story of patriotism real. 

83

Among the last set of releases this year, 83 received a thumbs up from critics and audience alike. The sports-drama traced India’s first cricket World Cup win in 1983 and how the squad lead by Kapil Dev achieved the impossible.

Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar

From the heart-stopping opening scene to the impactful gender-defying finale, the dark comedy worked due to its layered plot. Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra play protagonists from opposite worlds, fighting for survival and self respect.