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#2017Recap: Bollywood directors pick their favourite films of 2017

#2017Recap Bollywood directors pick their favourite films of 2017

Sudhir Mishra: “My favourite films of 2017 in no particular order, Alankrita Shrivastava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha, Anit Masurkar’s Newton, Avinash Das’s Anaarkali Of Arraah. Saket Choudhary’s Hindi Medium, Subhashish Bhutiani’s Mukti Bhawan, Subhash Kapoor’s Jolly LLB 2, Vikramaditya Motwane’s Trapped and Rahul Dholakia’s Raees.”

Nitesh Tiwari:Lipstick Under My Burkha, Hindi Medium, Newton, Advait Chandan’s Secret Superstar and Bareilly Ki Barfi…in no particular order.”

Navdeep Singh:Newton!”

Suresh Triveni:Newton, Newton, Newton!…my first three slots of favourites are occupied by this one film. Followed by R S Prasanna’s Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Konkona Sen Sharma’s A Death In The Gunj, Bareilly Ki Barfi and Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal Returns.”

Milan Luthria: “Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s Bareilly Ki Barfi, Suresh Triveni’s Tumhari Sulu, Subhash Kapoor’s Jolly LLB 2.”

Rajesh Mapuskar:Qareeb Qareen Singlle

Saket Choudhary:Newton, Pushkar-Gayatri’s Vikram Vedha, Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Shivum Nair’s Naam Shabana, Lipstick Under My Burkha”.

#2017Recap Bollywood directors pick their favourite films of 2017

Nitya Mehra:Newton, Wonder Woman, Baahubali – The Conclusion.”

Luv Ranjan: “The one that I really liked was Bareilly Ki Barfi

Leena Yadav:Tu Hai Mera Sunday

Prawal Raman: Only Shubhashish Bhutiani’s Mukhti Bhawan. This was the one film that grabbed my attention.”

Habib Faisal:Mukti Bhawan, dealing with such a “grave” subject as death with tender irony, Newton, for its subject, themes, irony, humour, minimalistic craft and the meta-irony of coming out in a year where a blockbuster election happened with the ugliest possible form of politics on display.”

Raj Nidimoru: Haven’t seen too many. From the ones that I saw… Sandeep Venga’s Arjun Reddy in Telugu, Mukti Bhawan, Newton, Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya, Rangoon, Sachin A Billion Dreams, Lipstick Under My Burkha, Bareilly Ki Barfi, and my own film co-directed with Krishan DK, A Gentleman.”

Umesh Shukla:Secret Superstar, Tumhari Sulu

Amole Gupte:Tumhari Sulu, Hindi Medium, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Ashim Ahluwalia’s Daddy, Newton.”

Anees Bazmee:Secret Superstar, Anees Bazmi’s Mubarakan, Newton and Hindi Medium.”

Ajay Behl: “Newton, Tumhari Sulu, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Trapped, Anaarkali Of Aarah, Secret Superstar, A Death In The Gunj, Nila Madhab Panda’s Kadvi Hawa, Devashish Makhija’s Ajji, Lipstick Under My Burqa.

Raja Krishna Menon: “Hindi Medium, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Vikram Veda.”

Rajshri Ojha: “Nothing stood out, really. Still Newton, Qarib Qarib Singlle, Mom, Bareilly Ki Barfi.”

Nila Madhab Panda:Newton, Jagga Jasoos, Mom, Tumhari Sulu, Toilet – Ek Prem Katha.”

#p Bollywood directors pick their favourite films of 2017

Onir:Secret Superstar, Ajji, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Mukti Bhawan, Tumhari Sulu.”

Nishikant Kamat:Newton, Pihu, S Durga (Malayalam), Muramba (Marathi), Railway Children (Telugu), Baahubali – The Conclusion, Secret Superstar,”

Milap Jhaveri: “Loved quite a few film in 2017…Baahubali – The Conclusion, Kaabil, Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Golmaal Again, Judwaa 2, Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, Jolly LLB 2, Hindi Medium, Newton, Trapped, Tumhari Sulu.”

Amit Masurkar: “Watched only a few films this year… The ones I liked are Shubh Mangal Savdhan and Omerta. The latter I watched at MAMI. But my favourite films of the year are Hollwyood products Lady Bird, The Florida Project, Get Out.”

Abhinay Deo: “Tumhari Sulu, Secret Superstar, Newton.”

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