Dangal, Alia Bhatt, Manoj Bajpayee, Neerja, Kapoor & Sons: Film critics announce best of 2016

FP Staff

Dec,28 2016 11:51:24 IST

Dangal has been voted the Best Film of 2016 by a jury comprising 23 of India's best known movie critics.

Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat in 'Danga'

Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat in 'Danga'

Movies portal Film Companion brought together critics like Firstpost's Anna MM Vetticad, Mayank Shekhar, Deepanjana Pal, Rajeev Masand, Khalid Mohammed, Nandini Ramnath, Namrata Joshi, Rahul Desai, Bhawana Somaaya and Anupama Chopra to come up with a list of the best that the Hindi film industry had to offer in the year gone by.

Apart from Dangal, the Film Companion poll also conferred these honours:

Best Director to Ram Madhvani for Neerja

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Sonam Kapoor in 'Neerja'

Best Actor to Manoj Bajpayee for Aligarh

Manoj Bajpayee as Prof Siras in 'Aligarh'

Manoj Bajpayee as Prof Siras in 'Aligarh'

Best Actress to Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab and Dear Zindagi

Alia Bhatt in 'Dear Zindagi' (L) and in 'Udta Punjab' (R)

Alia Bhatt in 'Dear Zindagi' (L) and in 'Udta Punjab' (R)

Best Writer to Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for Kapoor & Sons

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Poster of 'Kapoor & Sons'

As award season has rolled around, the Film Companion poll is distinctive as it has brought together the critics' fraternity. To see more, click here.

Updated Date: Dec 28, 2016 11:51 AM