Cinema in 2015: the hits and misses


The top box office hits, the worst flops and the biggest controversies of the year from English, Hindi and Tamil cinema.

2015 has been an eventful year for Indian and world cinema. From film festivals that drew eyeballs to box office hits, the film industry had its hands full this year. Here we take a look at Indian cinema and Hollywood: the hits and misses, the controversies and the booming box office hits of this year:


2015 Round-up: Top 20 Tamil films

Baradwaj Rangan recalls the Tamil films of 2015 that, even if not great in the overall sense, stood out for some reason(s). Here, in alphabetical order.

The highs and lows of Tamil Cinema in 2015

This year has been memorable for Tamil cinema. 203 Tamil films were released, out of which 18 reportedly are profitable for their producers

Tunes that clicked

Karthik Srinivasan lists the best songs from around the country this year


Hits and masses: the best of Bollywood

What will we remember the industry for in 2015? The Hindu looks back slightly tangentially…

2015, the year of indie invasion

The experimental redefined the conventional as soundtracks pushed the envelope.

2015: The year of heroines in Bollywood

The year saw actresses finally win the box office battle and question the gender pay disparity in Bollywood.

People’s choice best Hindi movies in 2015

It won’t be unfair to say it was a good year for the Hindi film industry as we saw a good mix of both content driven films as well as typical “masala movies”


Most-anticipated movies of 2016

2016 promises to be an action-packed year for cine buffs. The line-up of movies include Snowden directed by Oliver Stone and Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the 1960s The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington.

People’s Choice: best Hollywood films

As Hollywood signs off this year with a bang with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, there are many movies that won millions of heart across the globe. Here we take a look at top five poeple’s choice best feature film in 2015.


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