By Hindustan Times
Mumbai, Dec. 31 -- Salman Khan (Bodyguard, Ready) was the top performer in Bollywood of 2011. Let alone that terrible news. Here's the good one: there's a whole world within striking distance from where you can hear cash registers ringing incessantly, and the movie that's killing it at the box-office is neither a Southern remake nor being panned by reviewers.
This was the year when critical acclaim, in a lot of cases, simultaneously spelt commercial success. In case you missed these films, you can watch them on DVD, many years later as well, which is what counts more than a first weekend's collections.
Here's my list of the top 10 of '11:
1. Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Heartrending yet hilarious, expansive, still intimate, this is an urbane bro-mance that, like its predecessor Dil Chahta Hai (2001), will pass the test of time. Easily the best 'mainstream, commercial' film o