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Bollywood runs through Directors’ fave films of 2014
Shekhar Kapoor: “My favourite film of 2014 is Vikas Bahl’s Queen because I find Lisa Haydon so so sexy!”
Tigmanshu Dhulia: Haider, because that was true-blue film. The rest of the films in 2014 were circuses. Enough of this tamasha now, please can we have real cinema instead of shit?
Sudhir Mishra: Anurag Kashyap’s Ugly, Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haidar, Rajat Kapoor’s Aankhon Dekhi, Imtiaz Ali’s Highway, Avinash Arun’s Marathi Killa.
Subhash Ghai: “Vikas Bahl’s Queen, Raj Kumar Hirani’s PK and Omang Kumar’s Mary Kom.”
Rahul Dholakia: “No film is 2014 is my favourite. Sorry.”
R Balki: Rajat Kapoor’s Aankhon Dekhi
Raj Kumar Santoshi: “PK—it was entertaining and thought-provoking. Excellent performances by Aamir and Anushka.Well written script and superb direction.”
Raj Nidimoru: Haidar: Mainly for the performances, the way it was shot and the ambiance that Vishal Bhardwaj created, Highway—Alia, Randeep and for handling a thin road story in a deft way. Ugly—absorbing narrative, delicious devilish humour and original Indie filmmaking. Queen: for Kangna Ranaut. PK—simplistic yet original Bollywood entertainment ,and for Aamir Khan. Dedh Ishqiya—recreating its own fun world with Naseer and Arshad for the second time. Filmistan—love for Bollywood and a terrific climax. Suleimani Keeda—very real, new actors and a funny narrative done on a shoe-string budget.”
Subhash Kapoor: Queen—for its breezy yet revolutionary content and for Kangna’s performance. Ankhon Dekhi for its soulfulness. Highway for Imtiaz Ali’s treatment and Alia Bhatt’s performance. PK for Raju Hirani and the magic he creates each time. Dedh Ishqiya for creating that world of adaas and adaabs that is very rare in Bollywood cinema these days.”
David Dhawan: Raj Hirani’s PK, Vikas Bahl’s Queen and Shashank Khaitan’s Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya.
Chandraprakash Diwedi: “2 States, a beautiful adaptation of a novel, popular drama yet presented beautifully, and very very relevant.”
Aanand Rai: “Queen and Highway are the pick of the lot. Brilliantly performed by Kangna and Alia.”
Gautam Ghose: “My favourite is Labour Of Love directed by Aditya Bikram Sengupta which won best debut film in Venice. A rare cinematic experience enthralled me. I have not seen a better Indian film in recent times.”
Amole Gupte: “Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court(Marathi), Killa(Marathi), Queen, PK, Ugly.”
Kunal Kohli: “Queen and PK.”