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Jyoti Sharma Bawa

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Number of reviews
23
Average rating
42

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Rating

  • Coolie No.1

    With the sharp writing and editing missing, Coolie No 1 is but a poor facsimile of the original. As the jokes land with a thud, we are left just with the songs and even there, the OGs clearly win.

    39

    Dec 2020
  • Pagalpanti

    ...appears to be a collection of improvised scenes rather than a film made from a real script. The performances are wooden, dialogues stilted and regressive, and the story – well, there isn’t one. This one is best avoided.

    19

    Nov 2019
  • Laal Kaptaan

    The film, having established its time and mood, meanders. The punch to the gut you expected in the second half never comes and the thrill of the chase fades.

    49

    Oct 2019
  • Jabariya Jodi

    Director Prashant Singh’s treatment of an important subject that is begging to be turned into a social satire bursting with local flavour, leaves the film stranded with an identity crisis.

    29

    Aug 2019
  • Arjun Patiala

    Spoof as a genre has rarely been tried in Hindi cinema and someone needs to crack that egg – heaven knows there is a lot waiting to be explored; Arjun Patiala, alas, isn’t that film.

    29

    Jul 2019
  • Bharat

    Despite knowing what the film is trying to do, in some cases easily guessing plot turns in advance, you cannot help but enjoy it. This one is an Eid winner. Bhai just got his mojo back.

    59

    Jun 2019
  • Luka Chuppi

    ...it takes good material and excellent performers and turns them into caricatures. Sure, it has its moments and the second half is largely enjoyable, but you have to wait for the fun.

    49

    Mar 2019
  • LoveYatri

    At the end of Loveyatri, you hate nepotism as much as Kangana Ranaut. Loveyatri is a 140-minute long reason why it needs to be rooted out from the film industry.

    00

    Oct 2018
  • Gold

    ...is a well plotted drama that sometimes devolves into schmaltz and melodrama. However, it gives us solid two-and-half hours of tricolour hued entertainment.

    69

    Aug 2018
  • Fanney Khan

    What begins as a slice-of-life film about following your dreams ends as a fairytale. It is charming but not rooted in reality. Only if life was so forgiving.

    59

    Aug 2018