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  • Pagglait

    Where the film manages to stay afloat with much aplomb though is turning all of this into a coming-of-age story of the young widow, whose life changes within the span of the 13 days it takes for the soul to exit a home.

    59

    Mar 2021
  • Saina

    Biopics have simple and unbroken rules of following the template that has been set by multiple real-life stories before. Some have been dumbed down, some have been remarkably real. Amole Gupte’s Saina tilts slightly towards the former, and the filmmaker puts the dumbing down to good use.

    59

    Mar 2021
  • Coolie No.1

    None of this campy comedy from the times of Campa Cola is done with any sense of irony. Making everything else that follows seem not so much as an insult to the audience's intelligence, as a movie that ignores your intellect altogether.

    19

    Dec 2020
  • AK vs AK

    Outside of casual voyeurism boxed into a genre flick, what are you supposed to make of this spoof of a spoof (showbiz/celebrity lives)? That's thing about stuff that's meta—you gotta look beyond what you see.

    59

    Dec 2020
  • The Last Color

    ...the pacing is a little too deliberate and stilted and the tone borders on preachy. Even so, as a first-time effort, this film deserves all the applause it can get!

    59

    Dec 2020
  • Angrezi Medium

    ...pulls itself (and the audience) into so many different (and opposite) directions, all at the same time, that after a blunt point, you begin to lose interest altogether.

    59

    Mar 2020
  • Thappad

    As a filmmaker with a sharp voice, this is Sinha's third film in a row that knocks open a fissure to reveal the rot within (when it comes to gender relations).

    79

    Feb 2020
  • Love Aaj Kal

    ...may not be accepted or embraced with open arms, the way we have other films of the same genre, this one will have either solid or scathing reactions, since we all define love differently.

    59

    Feb 2020
  • Panga

    ...has the same histrionics films of such nature are known for- Parental conflict, sacrifices, heroic montages, training sequences, and ultimate triumph. But despite all the ingredients, the film is fueled by sharp writing by Tiwari and Nikhil Mehrotra, boisterous dialogues and above all

    69

    Jan 2020
  • Chhapaak

    ...subtly puts a lot of such debates into perspective. We should be proud of it. As we are, of Padukone fronting and backing it, of course.

    79

    Jan 2020
  • Tanhaji

    This isn't a perfect film, drags its feet at certain places, but coming from the bland battle of Panipat just a month ago, this clash between the Marathas and the Mughals would any day be a better option!

    59

    Jan 2020
  • Chhapaak

    ...Padukone's under-stated presence more than matches this picture's intention, as the film flits between a court-room drama, and anecdotal storytelling.

    79

    Jan 2020
  • Good Newwz

    ...this is precisely what the makers wished to do, throw everything to the audience, from romance to comedy to drama and package their creation as wholesome entertainment. Good Newwz wishes to achieve that.

    69

    Dec 2019
  • Dabangg 3

    ...there's no point intellectualising, analyzing, mentally masturbating over a movie that makes no bones about its severely lowbrow, literally below-the-belt purpose.

    39

    Dec 2019
  • Pati Patni Aur Woh

    ...a whole lot of random desi-lad humour, in what's essentially a naughty-uncle comedy about the wife, and woh (the other woman). Couldn't find anything funny here. Surely this sort of stuff has an audience. Hope the film finds it then.

    29

    Dec 2019
  • Panipat

    As much as you want to admire the craft, you cannot deny this could have been a far more rousing portrayal of one of history's most fascinating and frightening chapters, had it been with better performers.

    49

    Dec 2019
  • Pagalpanti

    Actors participating in such comedies usually say in interviews and write on social media how their films are not for critics and request the audiences to leave their brains at home. I did exactly that, didn't apply any logic or brain, all I desired was laughter... where's that? Whom should I talk to now?

    29

    Nov 2019
  • Bala

    It's almost as if the film has been designed to clear every headspace and leg/elbow room for the leading man Ayushmann to spread his wings and soar. And boy, does he shine—perhaps outshining anything he's done in the mainstream space so far.

    69

    Nov 2019
  • Housefull 4

    The spurt in comedies crowding the multiplexes could be pinned on the economic slump, but the writing here points at a more graver concern — the creative recession gripping the Hindi film industry.

    39

    Oct 2019