MUMBAI— IMDb’s top Indian movies of the Year are “Vikram Vedha” and “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion.” IMDb or Internet Movies DataBase (www.imdb.com), the world’s most popular source for movie, TV and celebrity content, today unveiled the Top 10 Indian movies of 2017.
IMDb uses ratings from more than 250 million monthly unique visitors to IMDb to determine this list of the highest-rated movies. The list is as follows:
1. “Vikram Vedha”
2. “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion”
3. “Arjun Reddy”
4. “Secret Superstar”
5. “Hindi Medium”
6. “The Ghazi Attack”
7. “Toilet - Ek Prem Katha”
8. “Jolly LLB 2”
10. “The Great Father”
The ratings by IMDb users utilized the same criteria as the popular IMDb Top Rated charts. IMDb’s Top Rated charts are based on actual ratings from IMDb’s regular voters. To see the top-rated and trending Indian movies, go to www.imdb.com/india. IMDb users can add these and other titles to their IMDb Watchlist. To learn more, go to www.imdb.com/watchlist.
“Fans worldwide demonstrated interest in a diverse set of Indian movies. It is interesting to note that films based on classics and mythology, as well as those based on contemporary issues, emerged as the two prominent themes of 2017,” said Neha Gureja, IMDb’s Head of Audience Development.
“Socially-conscious movies resonated among users. Additionally, three of IMDb’s Top 10 Stars of Indian cinema (Tamannaah Bhatia, who ranked No. 5, Prabhas, who ranked No. 6 and Anushka Shetty who ranked No. 9) starred together in the international blockbuster ‘Bahubali 2: The Conclusion,’ which was the highest-grossing Indian movie of the year.”
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