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Sooryavanshi to 83: These TOP 7 films left a mark in 2021!

With movies hitting out on OTT space and theatrical release as well, entertaining stories found a wider viewer base.

These TOP 7 films left a mark in 2021!

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These TOP 7 films left a mark in 2021!

The audience saw some great pieces of cinema in the year 2021. With movies hitting out on OTT space and theatrical release as well, entertaining stories found a wider viewer base. Take a look at some of the picks from Jai Bhim to Sooryavanshi and now '83 - the films which impressed the masses and left a mark in the minds of the audiences.  

Abhishek Bachchan played Harshad Mehta in The Big Bull

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Abhishek Bachchan played Harshad Mehta in The Big Bull

Directed and co-written by Kookie Gulati and produced by Ajay Devgn, Anand Pandit, Vikrant Sharma and Kumar Mangat Pathak, the film inspired by the life of Harshad Mehta encapsulated a tumultuous journey spread across a decade with a powerful performance by Abhishek Bachchan. The film also starred Nikita Dutta, Ileana D'Cruz, Sohum Shah, Ram Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla.

Amitabh Bachchan stars in Chehre along with Emraan Hashmi

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Amitabh Bachchan stars in Chehre along with Emraan Hashmi

Producer Anand Pandit's passion project ‘Chehre’ opened in theatres on August 27, 2021. This was a time when Maharashtra had not yet opened theatres but still the producer went ahead and released the Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi starrer because he felt every Bachchan fan deserved to see the superstar on the big screen.

Ranveer Singh's '83 has been well-received!

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Ranveer Singh's '83 has been well-received!

Ranveer Singh in the titular role of legendary player Kapil Dev won a million hearts. This sports drama by Kabir Khan pays a tribute to the heroes of the 1983 cricket World Cup win. The film shows that the impossible can become possible only when a nation comes together as one.  

Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif's Sooryavanshi revived Box Office!

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Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif's Sooryavanshi revived Box Office!

This Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer was finally released on November 5, 2021, after pandemic imposed delays. The crew had also faced many changes during the shoot owing to strict, COVID-19 norms but belied all fears of a lukewarm response on its release by drawing eager audiences in droves to the theatres. 

Vicky Kaushal impressed fans and critics in and as Sardar Udham Singh

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Vicky Kaushal impressed fans and critics in and as Sardar Udham Singh

Even though Raj Babbar had essayed the titular role 'Shaheed Uddham Singh' in 2000, Vicky Kaushal brought a new dimension to the role of the revolutionary in this  Shoojit Sircar directorial and Rising Sun Films and Kino Works production. He essayed the role across decades and played a young boy scarred forever by the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre who then evolves into a revolutionary with a purpose. 

Shershaah stars Sidharth Malhotra as Captain Vikram Batra (PVC)

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Shershaah stars Sidharth Malhotra as Captain Vikram Batra (PVC)

This Vishnuvardhan directorial, Dharma and Kaash Entertainment production revisited the unforgettable story of  Param Vir Chakra-awardee Captain Vikram Batra. The film tugged at heartstrings as it refreshed the memories of a man who became the face of the Kargil war with a zestful cry of ''Ye Dil Maange More!" The film showed us the horror of war without losing its grip on the humanity inherent in the story and steered clear of hateful messaging. The film also gave us an insight into Vikram Batra's love story with a girl who till date has not forgotten him. Sidharth Malhotra as Vikram Batra wowed even his strongest critics with his bravura performance while Kiara Advani played his girlfriend Dimple Cheema. 

Jai Bhim starring South star Surya!

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Jai Bhim starring South star Surya!

Based on a true incident, the film narrated how in1993,  Justice K Chandru,  stood up for two Dalit victims, Senggeni and Rajakannu and got some semblance of justice for them. The Tamil legal drama was directed by TJ Gnanavel and starred Suriya and Lijomol Jose with K Manikandan, Rajisha Vijayan, Prakash Raj, Rao Ramesh and others. 'Jai Bhim'  also became the first Indian film to top the IMDb ratings.