We’re finally at the end of the year, which means mugs of hot chocolate and plenty of end-of-year lists to go through. Today we bring you a list of the top Indian movies of the year that received the most pageviews in India, according to IMDb.
So grab this cozy blanket, snuggle up, and start watching those movies if you haven’t already! Let’s go.
1. Jai Bhim – 9.5
This legal drama, which portrays the grim reality of the deeply rooted caste system in our society, revolves around a real incident of 1993, which involves a case led by Judge K Chandru. Directed by TJ Gnanavel, this film features Suriya and Lijomol Jose in leading roles. The film is currently the highest rated film by users on IMDb and became the first Indian film to achieve the feat.
2. Shershaah – 8.7
Directed by Vishnuvardhan, this biographical war film gives us a glimpse into the life of Kargil’s war hero, Captain Vikram Batra. With a flawless plot and soundtrack, this film features Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani in the lead roles. There is no doubt that this film will take you on a roller coaster of emotions.
3. Sooryavanshi – 6.5
The plot of this action-packed film revolves around the leader of an anti-terrorist squad, who joins forces with two other officials to stop a terrorist group that is planning to attack their city. Directed by Rohit Shetty, the film stars Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn. With the perfect amount of music and drama kicking your feet, this movie will keep you hooked to your screens.
4. Master – 7.8
This action thriller centers on an alcoholic teacher, who is sent to a juvenile school for three months, where he meets a ruthless gangster who uses innocent children as a scapegoat for his criminal activities. Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, the film features Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles.
5. Sardar Oudham – 8.8
This biopic has opened up to very good reviews from the public. Directed by Shoojit Sircar, the film features Vicky Kaushal as the protagonist. This biopic is based on the real life of Sardar Udham Singh, a revolutionary freedom fighter who assassinated Michael O’Dwyer to avenge the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place in Amritsar. With a captivating storyline, this film is a must-see.
6. Mimi – 8.0
Directed by Laxman Utekar, this dramatic comedy stars Kriti Sanon in the lead role along with Pankaj Tripathi and Supriya Pathak. Based on a young woman who chooses to be the surrogate mother of a foreign couple, this film will make you smile and cry at the same time.
7. Karnan – 8.2
Starring Dhanush in the lead role, this action drama is directed by Mari Selvaraj. Loosely based on the Kodiyankulam caste violence of 1995, this film revolves around a fearless young villager who fights for the rights of conservatives in his village after a police officer tortures them. This gripping film was one of the highest grossing Tamil films of the year.
8. Shiddat – 8.0
Directed by Kunal Deshmukh, this romantic drama stars Sunny Kaushal, Radhika Madan, Mohit Raina and Diana Penty in leading roles. The film centers on two parallel love stories and the efforts they could go through to be together.
9. Drishyam 2 – 8.6
This dramatic thriller, which is the sequel to the 2013 film Drishyam, revolves around a murder investigation and a family that feels threatened. Directed by Jeethu Joseph, the film stars Mohanlal, Meena, Ansiba Hassan and Esther Anil. The intriguing film not only received critical acclaim, but producer Kumar Mangat also purchased the remake rights to the film to make a sequel to the Hindi film. Drishyam.
10. Haseen Dillruba – 6.9
Inspired by the infamous Roald Dahl short story, Lamb at the slaughterhouse, this romantic and mysterious thriller centers on a sincere engineer, his dashing wife, his muscular lover and a biased police officer. Starring Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey and Harshvardhan Rane in the lead roles, this film is directed by Vinil Mathew.
Note: This data is derived from IMDbPro Movie and TV Ratings, which are based on actual pageviews of IMDb users.