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10 Bollywood Films That Dared To Be Different In 2015

This year has been special for Bollywood. As someone who follows movies very closely, I have witnessed a breath of fresh air in Hindi cinema of late, with our filmmakers trying to be more experimental, inventive and courageous than they have ever been. So, here is my pick of 10 must-watch Bollywood movies from 2015 that combine food for thought with cinematic flair.
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‘Tamasha': A Spectacle That Makes You Look Within Yourself

Tamasha is a cinematic triumph that seamlessly blends commercial and art-house elements. It is also one of the most memorable films of the year and every Indian youngster should go watch it with their parents. Much like Taare Zameen Par and 3 Idiots, it reminds us that each child is born with a distinct set of qualities and the onus truly lies with the parents to allow their children to excel in life while pursuing their dreams instead of bludgeoning them into submission.
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The 6 Best Indian Films Of 2015... So Far

The year has been an interesting one so far, with many medium-budget, content-driven films working beyond the conventional urban markets. At the other end of the spectrum, superstars and studios, too, finally seemed to realise that it would take much more than a few action scenes and item songs to go past the 100 crore mark, and it looks like the remake mantra is officially on its way out. Here's a throwback to the best films of 2015 so far.