Tired of searching for worthwhile reviews of the latest Bollywood releases? Put off by the poor excuse for reviews many publications offer? Tired of hearing all Indian critics are useless and/or paid? Well for those seeking meaningful discussions about the movies from serious critics, look no further. Magic of Bollywood brings you our Review Roundup, a weekly feature where we bring you a whistle stop tour of what the top critics are saying about the latest releases. Our movie for the week is Fukrey Returns.
Anupama Chopra (Film Companion)– “Actors Varun Sharma and Pankaj Tripathi get a few laugh out loud moments, but that apart, this sequel is foolish and exhausting.” Full Review
Stutee Ghosh (The Quint)– “While Fukrey Returns is no match to its predecessor, it is fairly enjoyable in parts. “Full Review
Shubhra Gupta (Indian Express) – “Relentlessly juvenile, with situations so tired and contrived there’s nothing that even capable hands as Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi can do, to retain our interest.’ Full Review
Sukanya Verma (Rediff)– “Roping in its cast for a reunion with no plot or charm is stretching the joke too far.” Full Review
Namrata Joshi (The Hindu)– “The novelty and freshness of sleeper hit ‘Fukrey’ wear down drastically in the sequel.” Full Review
Uday Bhatia (Livemint)– “Any film that begins with someone sucking snake venom out of someone else’s behind is clearly lacking for ideas.” Full Review
Saibal Chatarjee (NDTV)– “For a film that aspires to be a full-on laugh riot, Fukrey Returns is a bit of a trudge.” Full Review
Anna M.M vetticad (FirstPost)– “Fukrey returns may as well have been a stand-up comedy show headlined by Varun Sharma instead of a film.” Full Review
Udita Jhunjhunwala (Scroll) – “A sequel that makes an incomprehensible plot even more absurd.” Full Review
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