With a slew of films set to hit theatres in this and the following year, people have been eagerly anticipating how the films released in 2021 have fared at the box office. The various OTT channels managed to keep the viewers on their toes by filling us with action and fun despite the theatres being closed. So, here are some of the most highly rated films on IMDB in 2021:
While most of us are still unaware of the film’s release date, it will be on April 2nd, 2021. The protagonist of this action thriller film battles against the odds to overcome a deadly crisis that occurred while on a plane. The numerous survival hardships of Ranveer Malhotra’s character were masterfully portrayed and well-scripted, earning it an 8.3 rating on IMDB.
This Zee5 original film premiered on January 1, 2021, on the first day of the new year. This legal thriller drama film included a number of well-known performers, including Arjun Rampal, who made a comeback on screen. This film, which had a 7.4 rating on IMDB, was about the prosecution of a well-known social activist who was charged of murdering and rapping two children, as well as being suspected of several more murders.
This film, directed by Vidya Balan and starring Vidya Balan, was released in 2021 and received a 6.8 rating on IMDB. The film was acclaimed for increasing awareness about the need of animal conservation, with Vidya playing an Indian Forest Service officer and other well-known actors in supporting parts.
One of the worst horrors is losing a loved one, which leaves an indelible impression on hearts! Right!? The plot of this film, on the other hand, was a little more odd. Sandhya Giri, a young widow who is unable to mourn her husband’s death and learns how to confront her family about it, was the subject of a 2021 black comedy-drama film starring Sanya Malhotra. On IMDB, the picture garnered a 6.9 rating.
While there aren’t any well-known actors in the film, the beautiful drama about courage, confidence, desires, and the tremendous impact of blazing your own path is bound to make you cry. The film was released on June 11, 2021, and received a 6.6 rating on IMDB.
This film, which premiered on Netflix and Jio Cinema on July 26, 2021, garnered an overwhelmingly positive reception from audiences, making it one of Kriti Sanon’s best films. The picture was a comprehensive package for the public, with numerous comedic elements, heart-wrenching scenarios, and drama that was able to attract the people. It was highly commended for the actress’s great acting skills. The film has an IMDB rating of 8 and revolves around an American couple who chooses an Indian surrogate mother and then denies having the baby! The actors successfully portrayed the surrogate mother’s difficulty in deciding to keep the child.
Who’d have guessed that an entire plot could revolve around the creation of an Aadhaar card? Pharsua, the first person in his community to get his Aadhaar card, was the focus of this film, which received a 7.7 rating on IMDB.
This Zee5 original film, starring Pankaj Tripathi, is based on the true storey of Lal Bihari, a man who was pronounced dead on official records despite being alive. The struggles of Lal to stay alive were beautifully depicted in the biographical drama Kaagaz, which received a 7.5 rating on IMDB.
A Netflix anthology film made up of four separate portions, each directed by a different director. With Shashank Khaitan, Raj Mehta, Neeraj Ghaywan, and Kayoze Irani directing Majnu, Khilauna, Geeli Pucchi, and Ankahi, respectively, all four parts addressed diverse subjects and left the audiences startled. On IMDB, the picture garnered a 6.7 rating.
Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy
This film, which starred Kajol, Mithila Palkar, and Tanvi Azmi in the key parts, revolved around a dysfunctional family of three women and their unusual life choices. The film premiered on Netflix on January 15, 2021, and received a 6.1 rating on IMDB. Seeing Kajol as the lone female lead was a treat for the audience, and the critics praised her performance.
We don’t feel the need to blather on about the film’s extraordinary brilliance any longer! This biographical war film starring Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2021, with Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani in the key roles. Siddharth’s career was revolutionised overnight when he played Param Vir Chakra awardee Captain Vikram Batra in this film. On IMDB, the film received an 8.7 out of 10 rating.
The White Tiger
This film, which has a quirky title and relates its parts to human behaviour, was released on January 22, 2021. The film featured outstanding stars such as Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao in the key roles, as well as actor Adarsh Gourav. The storey follows Balram, a poor villager who utilises his intelligence and cunning to rescue himself from poverty’s grasp. On IMDB, the picture garnered a 7.1 rating.
Silence: Can You Hear It
The unexplained disappearance of a woman was the subject of the 2021 thriller film, which premiered on Zee5 on March 26. This film, starring Manoj Bajpayee, Arjun Mathur, and Prachi Desai, is guaranteed to make you think. On IMDB, the picture garnered a 6.7 rating.