The bests, the worsts, disappointment and surprise of 2014

QueenBESTS OF 2014

5. Mardaani – Intrusive, inspiring and consistent. It was almost excellent until the climax. Rani Was fabulous.

4. Dedh Ishqiya – Quirky, notorious, thrilling and total joyride. Tight screenplay, engaging direction and exemplary performances! Just a little slow, but I will let that pass.

3. Hasee Toh Phasee – Beautifully staged comic romance. Take a note, its comic romance, not a romantic comedy. The film has hilarious moments and lovely romance cooked up. The leads were terrific although the film should have trimmed some scenes which were dragged.

2. Queen – If your character is so nicely written, there are no chances the film will fail. Kangana hit the nail with her performances. The film also benefitted from musical tracks. There were Only two scenes that somehow slackened the pace.

1. PK – What do I say, its so enjoyable and so relatable that your heart goes out to it. And more importantly, the film has practical narrative which wins the film brownies. And Aamir Khan gives a spectacular performance.

Other films I really enjoyed a lot (in no particular order) – Happy New Year, Holiday, Haider, Jai Ho.

WORSTS of 2014
5. Ungli – Despite of such a strong intent, this film had no head or tail to turn to. The narration itself was complex and the director’s lousy direction spoiled it all the way.

4. Kill Dil – Can’t remember the last time I expected something and was delivered something totally different. Plotted as action film and coming across as romantic drama really shocked me. But even the drama was juvenile.

3. One By Two – Boring and unengaging in every scene.

2. Shaukeens – Disgusting, unfunny and devoid of laughs. And the overlong songs add to irritation.

1. Action Jackson – I don’t remember the count of number of times I wanted to run out of the theatre. Seriously makers, what were you thinking!

Other mentions (In no particular order) – Raginni MMS, Gulaab Gang, Total Siyappa.

DISAPPOINTMENT OF THE YEAR – BANG BANG – it wasn’t unwatchable, it was just not good enough.

SURPRISE OF THE YEAR – Sulemaani Keeda

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12 Comments
  1. alfa.one 5 years ago

    I would say,

    1. Haider

    2. Mardaani

    3. Queen

    4. Singham returns

    5. P K

    Worst

    1. Kick

    2. Action Jackson

    3. Bang bang

    4. H N Y

    INFACT ALL WERE EQALLY CRAP

  2. Baba 5 years ago

    The Best films :

    PK

    Mardaani

    2 states

    Holiday

    Worst:

    Kick

    HNY

    Happy ending

    guilty pleasure: Bang Bang

    Best songs:

    Bismil (Haider)

    Meherbaan (Bang Bang)

    Galiyan (ek villian)

    ashq na ho (holiday)

    worst songs:

    yaar na miley (kick)

    tinga tinga nanga punga (pk)

    nonsense ki night (hny)

    best acting (male)

    aamir khan (pk)

    best acting female

    alia bhatt (2 states)/ rani (mardaani)

    Overated films : Haider, Queen, Mary Kom

  3. dhary 5 years ago

    Mary Kom is the best film i saw this year then Qwwwn mardaani Gunday 2 states ek villain kick HNY singham returns bang bang khoobsurut were enjoyable now waiting for Pk

    • dhary 5 years ago

      yes obviously Mary Kom Gunday 2 states Ek vilain n Queen r my favourites of this year

  4. cr7 5 years ago

    Best-
    1.Queen 2. Haider 3.2 states

    Liked Mardani too but not in the level of above 3 .Yet to watch PK,Dedh isqiya,Highway. Among the ones I’ve seen hated HTP,holiday and humpty sharma most .

  5. cr7 5 years ago

    Biggest disappoints are Finding fanny and bang bang .

    Best performance(male)- Shahid for haider
    Best performance Female- Kangana for Queen

    Honorable mentions -Rani,Tabu,Alia.

  6. sputnik 5 years ago

    Have not seen most of the movies mentioned here. Of the few that I have seen liked Haider the most.

    Haider Movie Review by Sputnik

    I did not like Dedh Ishqiya much. Had written a review for that.

    Dedh Ishqiya Movie Review by Sputnik

    Found Hasee Toh Phasee ok. It was watchable mainly due to Siddharth. Here is my comment on it.

    http://tanqeed.com/sankets-review-hasee-toh-phasee-smartly-penned-rom-com/comment-page-1/#comment-135766

    Here is my comment on Ek Villain. Link Had made a post on the scenes that were inspired/copied from I Saw the Devil.

    Ek Villain Scenes Inspired/Copied from I Saw the Devil

    Here is my comment on 2 States. I thought the dad son relationship was inspired from Udaan but it turned out that the dad son relationship in Udaan was inspired from Chetan Bhagat’s novel. Link.

  7. FS 5 years ago

    Best ones:

    1. Haider
    2. Mardani
    3. Queen
    4. Kick
    5. Khoobsurat

    Worst ones:

    1. Singham Returns
    2. Bang Bang
    3. Ek Villain
    4. Finding Fanny
    5. Happy Ending

  8. Baba 5 years ago

    ABP news worst movies of 2014

    http://www.abplive.in/movies/2014/12/19/article458273.ece/10-worst-Bollywood-films-of-2014

    Happy New Year
    Jai Ho
    Humshakals
    Roar
    The Xpose
    Bobby Jasoos
    Heartless
    Bazaar-E-Husn
    Darr
    Desi Kattey

  9. Baba 5 years ago

    I liked this song also a lot from this year

  10. Baba 5 years ago

    among the hollwyood/foreign films i saw this year:

    The best : The Raid 2 Berandal and Gone Girl

    timepass : wolf of wall street

    Boring : X men (may be bcos i had not seen earlier parts), Godzilla, step up all in

    worst : Interstellar

  11. cr7 4 years ago

    My Favorite performances of 2014 –

    Shahid-Haider
    Aamir-PK
    Ronit Roy-Ugly,2 states
    Tabu-Haider
    Kangana-Queen
    Sanjay Mishra-Ankhon Dekhi
    Rani-Mardaani
    Alia-2 States
    KK Menon- Haider

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