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These are my favourites: Directors select their favourite films of 2018


IANS Mumbai
Be it black comedy thriller "AndhaDhun" or light hearted comedy film "Badhaai Ho" or horror comedy "Stree", the year of 2018 saw a string of content driven and small budget movies which have outperformed at the box-office, and proved that Bollywood not only runs on starry ventures and big-budget production. So before the year ends, many renowned filmmakers from the industry have shared their favourite films of 2018.
Here's the list of directors' favourite films of 2018:
Ashwini Iyer Tiwari: "AndhaDhun", "Patakha", "Stree", "Badhaai Ho" and "Raazi"
Ali Abbas Zafar: "Raazi", "Bhaddhai Ho" and "Sanju"
Milap Zaveri: "Padmaavat", "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety", "Badhaai Ho", "AndhaDhun", "Stree", "Parmanu - The Story of Pokhran", "KGF", "Sanju", "Baaghi 2", "Hichki", "Raid", "Sui Dhaaga" and of course my own film "Satyamev Jayate".
Hansal Mehta: "Stree", "AndhaDhun" and "Star Is Born". I am also very proud of my own "Omerta".
Suresh Triveni: "AndhaDhun", "Badhaai Ho", "Manto", "Mitron"(thought it was underrated), "Raazi", "Tumbbad", "Soorma", "Mulk", "October"and "Love Sonia".
Saket Chowdhary: "Tumbbad", "Manto", "Badhaai Ho", "Stree", "Raazi" and "AndhaDhun".
Raj Nidimoru: "AndhaDhun" and "Tumbbad".
Amit Sharma: "Raazi", I couldn't watch the other films as I was shooting my own "Badhaai Ho".
Sriram Raghavan: "Raazi", "Tumbbad", "October", "Manto" and "Stree". My "AndhaDhun" was to originally release with "Stree". Thankfully it didn't.
Onir: "Village Rockstar", "AndhaDhun", "Stree", "Badhaai Ho", "Mulk" and my own film "Kuch Bheege Alfaaz".

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First Published: Dec 31 2018 | 1:46 PM IST

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