It appears actor Vicky Kaushal’s Uri: The Surgical Strike is not only triumphing at the box office but also on the chart for top rated Indian movies. Written and directed by Aditya Dhar, the movie has been quick to cross the Rs 100 crore mark on its tenth day. Now, with its total earnings, to date, standing at Rs 229.77 crore, the movie has managed to get on the IMDb’s list of top Indian films and that too at the fourth position.
The list that was put out by IMDb listed the top 250 Indian movies that have been rated by its users, and at the number one spot was Rajesh Khanna’s 1971 movie Anand, which had a rating of 8.7. The next spot was taken by Mohan Lal’s 2013 Malayalam film Drishyam with a rating of 8.6, and after that by Mani Ratnam’s 1987 movie Nayakan with a rating of 8.6, followed by Uri: The Surgical Strike with a rating of 8.6, and Sundar C’s 2003 movie Anbe Sivam with 8.5.
IMDb chart of top rated movies. Photo Courtesy: IMDb
The other movies that are in the top ten are 1979’s Gol Maal at number 6, 2017’s Vikram Vedha at number 7, 2004’s Black Friday at number 8, 2018’s Andhadhun at number 9, and 2018’s Ratsasan at number 10.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh had tweeted out the numbers of Uri so far, and also stated that the josh is still going strong with every possibility of it getting better over the weekend.
Uri: The Surgical Strike follows Major Vihaan Singh Sherghil of the Indian Army, who played a leading role in organizing the 2016 strike. The surgical strike, which had taken place in September 2016 after a terror attack in Uri, was conducted against militant launch pads across the Line of Control in Pakistan-administered Kashmir by the Indian Army.