Top 10 Bollywood movies of 2011

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Updated on 9 May, 2012 at 8:42 am


Here is a list of ten famous Bollywood movies of 2011 that entertained us, made us laugh, yell, dance, cry and gawk. No matter, many people may disagree and prefer their own list, but to be very honest, these iconic movies are potent enough to dwell into the minds and hearts of  Indian movie buffs.

10. Pyar Ka Punchnama:

Revolving around the life of three young bachelors – Nishant aka Liquid (Divyendu Sharma), Rajat (Kartik Tiwari) and Vikrant (Rayo Bakhirta), Pyar Ka Punchnama takes a sarcastic approach on love. Director Luv Ranjan has indeed converted a conventional plot in an unconventional one. You can say that this movie, with high-voltage drama, is a must see for any Bollywood movie freak.

9. Ra.One:

Directed by Anubhav Sinha and starring Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal in lead role, Ra.One is a science fiction film of Bollywood. Though critique has been generated on its plot and direction, but it was successful in attracting viewers to theaters. Till the date, this movie is the second most expensive movie in the history of Indian cinema and certainly deserves a place in top ten bollywood movies of 2011.

8. Ready:

Well, it’s all about Sallu effect. You can’t evaluate this movie on basis of performances, direction, plot or other metrics. But this movie is a mega-hit in the list of Bollywood movies of 2011, as it consists all “masala” for a typical Indian movie goer.

7. Buddha…..Hoga Tera Baap:

Buddha…..Hoga Tera Baap was widely adored by hardcore buffs of Amitabh Bachchan. With outstanding direction of Puri Jgannadh and appreciable performances by Hema Malini, Sonu Sood, Prakash Raj and other notable actors of Bollywood, this movie is an out-and-out Big B film. No doubt, in Bollywood movies, Amitabh is all that matters.

6. Delhi Belly:

Acclaiming popularity by its adult languages, content and of course by DK Bose, Delhi Belly is an eminent Bollywood comedy movie of 2011. Performances of Imran Khan, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Vir Das and immaculate direction of Abhinay Deo was an amazing experience for viewers. However, it’s conceptualized on moth-balled traditions, but marks an appreciable change in contemporary genre of Indian movie.


5. No One Killed Jessica:

Based on the debatable 1999 Jessica Lal murder case of Delhi, No One Killed Jessica was a daring effort of director Raj Kumar Gupta to alter the conventional mode of film making in Bollywood. Direction of Gupta and crew of Vidya Balan and Rani Mukherji along with others was widely appreciated for powerful scenes that unleashed unnumbered emotions in viewer’s mind.

4. Tanu Weds Manu:

Comprising a notable star track of R. Madhavan, Jimmy Shergil and Kangana Ranaut, Tanu Weds Manu is a must watch movie for romantic-comedy theme lovers. Despite of old-fashioned storyline, this famous Bollywood movie of 2011 is a light-hearted entertainer which offers an enough diet of humor, romance, music and drama.

3. Singham:

A notable action movie in the list of top Bollywood movies of 2011, Singham gained laurels for its fiery dialogues, pulse pounding thrills and high-voltage stunt scenes delivered by the power-packed crew of Ajay Devgan, Prakash Raj and Kajal Aggarwal. Directed by Rohit Shetty, Singham was loved by the masses across the India.

2. Rockstar:

Released on November 11, 2011, Rockstar has suddenly arrived to prominence by its spectacular direction, outstanding acting and soul-refreshing music. Directed by Imtiaz Ali and starring Ranbir Kapoor, Nargis Fakhri and the legendary master-performer Shammi Kapoor, Rockstar has honesty and depth in its each department.

1. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara:

ZNMD is the most illustrious Bollywood movie of 2011 which was released on July 15. Likewise “Dil Chahta Hai,” this awe-inspiring movie narrates the story of three inseparable amigos – Arjun, Kabir and Imraan, respectively played by Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol and Farhan Akhtar. In classic sense, this game-changer movie is for mature and movie-literate viewers.