Aaja Nachle - External Reviews

wogma rating: Buy the DVD already (?)
quick review:

Aaja Nachle is another ordinary story narrated pleasantly and in a digestible manner. So, you know the end, but you wait for the next obstacle that the protagonist will face. The dialogues are a good spread between funny and casually profound. A good first half and the magnificent climax makes you forgive the multiple glitches in characterizations and a few in the script. There are only so many things you can do with a feel good movie.

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27 reviewers have given Aaja Nachle an average rating of 2.6/5.0 (?)

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12 so-so

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So-So by Naresh Kumar Deoshi, Apun Ka Choice ...It is Madhuri and other actors of the film that make you sit through this elaborate musical, and at times boring, saga called ‘Aaja Nachle’.... full review

So-So by Jaspreet Pandohar, BBC ...Her dazzling smile and skilful ability to liven up ordinary song and dance numbers reinforces her deserved reputation.... full review

Thumbs up by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...A potential detour into high histrionics is dissipated with a flash of a mega-watt smile... full review

Thumbs down Bollyvista.com ...This film is an ideal example of a promising plot (though not novel!) let down by half-baked development of script and characters... full review

So-So by Rachel Fernandes, Bollywood Mantra ...Jaideep Sahani’s screenplay lacks the punch to keep viewers riveted to the film’s proceedings... full review

Thumbs up Buzz18 ...The music is the kind that gradually grows on you.... full review

Thumbs up by Bikas Mishra, DearCinema ...However filmy the story could sound but it has been done so well that leaves one impressed... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, Express India ...And though she’s not as lissome as she was, she still has killer moves. But she’s not played to her strengths.... full review

So-So by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...in the implementation of the age-old Laila Majnu kahani, Anil does the trick.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...Vaibhavi Merchant’s choreography, like it or not, is nowhere in the league of Saroj Khan’s vintage hits with La Dixit... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...To a large degree the holes in this screenplay are covered up by the excellent characters Sahni creates, and the actors who pump life into those roles... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...She's top notch, but how one wishes the script would've done justice to her talent... full review

Thumbs up by Praveen Lance Fernandes, indiatimes ...The music is cleverly inculcated into the screenplay and neither once do you feel that the film could have done without them.... full review

So-So Indicine ...Aaja Nachle is not the perfect comeback vehicle Madhuri Fans would have been hoping for.... full review

So-So by Sidin Vadukut, J.A.M ...While everything is nice and feel-good and also intermittently funny, it is also a little blah... full review

So-So by Vaibhav Wankhede, M TV ...Sometimes the movie comes across as too gaudy and loud but it is successful in maintaining the light mood... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...Without trying to dissect the success of Chak De India, one can safely say that the obstacles in Aaja Nachle are not strong enough.... full review

Thumbs down musicNmovies.info ...The movie consist too many subplots and supporting characters but none of them are powerful and significant enough to smoothly precede the movie... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...Jaideep Sahni has given the gorgeous Dixit a role she can sink her teeth into.... full review

So-So by Shailesh Limbachiya, Passion for Cinema ...Apart from Madhuri, another hero of the film is Choreography and Music... full review

Thumbs up by Shruti Bhasin, Planet Bollywood ...The music is average but luckily incorporated into the scenes to not make it tedious.... full review

Thumbs down by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...The screenplay moves smoothly without any hitches and that hurts the most... full review

So-So by Raja Sen, Rediff ...Adi, boss, you need to understand that while we are all desperately craving escape, it doesn't necessarily translate to excess... full review

Thumbs down SearchIndia.com ...In several scenes, Madhuri's face lacks the sparkle or vivacity that endeared this luminous beauty to millions of Indians in the 1980s and 1990s... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ... Every little twist and turn of the meandering plot is predictable... full review

So-So Upper Stall ...Thankfully for once Salim-Sulaiman’s background score has been kept at a lower level so as not to intrude on the film... full review