Overall M.S. Dhoni is a neat and nearly-honest account of Dhoni’s life that is smartly crafted to please the fans, keep the detractors quiet and give the Hindi filmdom that much-needed all-round entertainer.
And this will mostly be the case as you watch the film – your eyes would be wide open while you keep shifting in your seat every now and then. Reality stings. Perhaps.
Rohit Dhawan is an interesting name for a Hindi film director. The man obviously gets his surname from his iconic father, David, but it is his first name which lends an aura of interest to this entire name business. Rohit Dhawan seems to be inspired by ‘100 crore’ man Rohit Shetty and his stylized action…
Overall, Madaari is a wasted opportunity – a case of putting the right ingredients in place but coming up with a tasteless, undercooked Biryani. It is a shoddy ‘social thriller’ that models itself around ‘A Wednesday’ but ends up looking as lame as ‘Gabbar is Back’ (if not worse).
Watch it if you are ready to take giant leaps of faith or your loyalty to Salman is unflinching. He won’t disappoint you, the film well may.
Udta Punjab is a stirring, disturbing film that has suitable doses of narrative grandiosity. At its core lies a very sincere attempt to decode and highlight a problem that is threatening to engulf an entire generation of youngsters in Punjab.