Dark, ominous cinema tops Bollywood directors’ 2008 favourite list

December 31st, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) No year in recent memory threw forward such a scintillating slew of cinema - from the path-breaking “Rock On!” to college romance “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na” to action-packed thriller “Ghajini”. But films on terror and extremism like “A Wednesday” and “Mumbai Meri Jaan” became directors’ favourite films of 2008.Directors’ top picks of 2008:

Gulzar: “A Wednesday” and “Yuvvraaj”.

Imtiaz Ali: “Mumbai Meri Jaan”, “Oye Lucky! Lukcy Oye!” and “Rock On!”.

Rakesh Roshan: “Jodhaa Akbar”, “A Wednesday”, “Rock On!”.

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: “The Dark Knight” and “Slumdog Millionaire”.

Vipul Shah: “Jodhaa Akbar”, “Mumbai Meri Jaan”, “A Wednesday”, “Rock On!” and “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na”.

Nikhil Advani: “A Wednesday”, “Rock On” and “Dostana”.

Kunal Kohli: “Ghajini”, “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na” and “Rock On!”.

Kabir Khan: “Rock On!”, “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye” and “Dostana”.

Ken Ghosh: “Ghajini”.

Vijay Krishna Acharya: “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye”, “The Dark Knight” and “Across The Universe”.

Tigmanshu Dhulia: “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na” and “A Wednesday”.

Jagmohan Mundhra: “A Wednesday”, “Mumbai Meri Jaan” and “Rock On”.

Rahul Dholakia: “Khuda Kay Liye” and “Rock On”.

Anant Mahadevan: “Khuda Kay Liye”, “Mumbai Meri Jaan” and “Kanchivaram”.

Hansal Mehta: “Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye”, “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na”, “Rock On!” and “A Wednesday”.

Soham Shah: “A Wednesday”, “Fashion”, “Ghajini” and “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na”.

Siddharth Anand: “Bachna Ae Haseeno”, “Jodhaa Akbar” and “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi”.

Satish Kaushik: “Rock On!”, “A Wednesday” and “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na”.

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