3 Idiots - External Reviews
Though 3 idiots is a little more slapsticky than the Munnabhai series, the crass humor seems to be with a purpose. What remains fascinating is the blend of comedy with his social messages, as usual. He makes being good look so simple.
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52 reviewers have given 3 Idiots an average rating of 4.4/5.0 (?)
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So-So by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...Ignore his primitive staging, and Hirani is our Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the Gallic charmer who, through the winsome whimsies of Amélie, set about ameliorating the world’s ills with a hop in the step and a gleam in the eye... full review
Thumbs up by Deepa Garimella, fullhyd.com ...Rancho is a cheerful, optimistic whiz kid who is impossibly indifferent to success or failure, and while letting him tower around what is technically a world of lesser mortals, Hirani puts forth his counsel on the issue, vehemently terming it murder.... full review
Thumbs down by Raja Sen, Rediff ...borrowing a Farah Khan-style old school flashback but refusing to go all-out funny -- and instead labouring really hard to make a point, the aforementioned one about college and suicide. I repeat it because he does, and he does it over and over again.... full review
Thumbs up by Manish Gaekwad, StarBoxOffice ...Where David Dhawan has slapstick, Sooraj Barjatya is a wedding planner, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has delusion of grandeur, Madhur Bhandarkar has faux grit, Rajkumar Hirani rummages through all these pockets to serve his consommé of cinema which has everything going for it... full review