Aarakshan - Twitter Reviews

wogma rating: Watch when on TV (?)
quick review:

Aarakshan is, what I call, a bell-curve film. Starts shabbily, reaches a peak around mid-way and ends more shabbily than it started. And yes, the issue is not "quote system", we are talking about our hollow education system here. Only that, that too gets a superfluous treatment.

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167 tweeters have given Aarakshan an average rating of 2.9/5.0(?)

85 yays
60 nays
22 so-so
  • __Deep___: Aarakshan - Decent Movie... Amitabh, Saif & Manoj Bajpayee - Killer acting..
  • _RKamat: watched aarakshan today.. discontinuity in story but overall a good watch..
  • _RahulB: Watched "Aarakshan". For me, it will go down as one of the finest films of 2011. Saif Ali Khan is a lovely actor.
  • zoran24x7: He has absolutely out done himself & his previous works in the process of tackling such a bold subject like #Reservation... #Aarakshan...!!!
  • Yashkd: AARAKSHAN WHAT A MOVIE ! SUPERB WORK BY @SrBachchan ,HATS OFF TO YOU......
  • Wrishi_Ghosal: saw the movie aarakshan...started feeling lyk a revolutionary....DUH.. tThe HAnGovER
  • WorstHandle: BTW watched Arakshan today. The film pussied out of focusing on the issue, changed the course of the story in the second part.
  • willgetback: AARAKSHAN misses the point completely. To build a future, even in today's India, grades are the least important thing.
  • Vsc33Pinku: saw ARAKSHAN fantastic story ITS / good salary to teachers is required. Education needs Urgent & Immediate Reforms.
  • vitalstreets: Aarakshan Is One Of the best movie of this year.... http://lnk.ms/RRTCB
  • vinay_manav: I think that Arakshan movie present strongest message on our education system. Everyone Must watch this movie...... @BigBfanforum
  • vikrant85rocks: watched arakshan was not brilliant .
  • vikramlalvani: watched aarakshan this weekend .it was like 2 different films in 1. 1st half on reservation and 2nd half on private tutions- missed the plot
  • VIJAYMOHANDAS: Watched AArakshan and ZNMD, Praksh jha dissapointed me a lot, expected a lot from Prakash jha, I think ZNMD is far better then.......
  • VidhiChadha: saw arakshan today. horrible movie. the concept was good except the direction sucked! it was way dramatic and over the top.
  • vidhi16: Aarakshan is an awesome movie...I recommend that everyone shld see it..AB has again proven himself
  • varungupta984: Yes aarakshan sucks
  • van25789: Hmmm aarakshan is avg movie
  • umeshranglani: Aarakshan is such a fucking bore !!! Even deepika isn't helping!
  • UCS10: arakshan is a very good movie but the main topic does,t describe well
  • tomato_umlaut: Aarakshan is not what the controversy about it assumed. Good performances by Saif and Amitabh compensate for the episodic story. Watchable
  • tirth689: did i like aarakshan..yuss! wud i watch it ever again..nooo! #IMOpenCategory:P
  • TheVishnuReddy: I wondered why they had another "A" in "Aarakshan", A for Awesomeness!!!
  • TheBOON4all: Did u like it ?? I dint in fact i hated d movie RT @M_I_N_T_Y: @TheBOON4all its was good.!!saw arakshan!
  • tailing2ideas: aarakshan has been a damp squid
  • Swapnil_Patil: Aarakshan is slow, 2 much of fundas, lack of firm stand on real issue n in the end wats the msg "Paid or Free..Coaching classes r cmplsry"!!
  • SWAPNILSOURAV1: Yesterday i watched Aarakshan-India Vs India,this movie did'nt completely justified the title,1st part was gud but aftr dat script got lost
  • SurenMK: #Aarakshan----screenplay let the film down.. watch it for the controversy it created
  • supriyabulbul: AARAKSHAN............grrrrr wht a thakau movie........bt hd a nic nap in d HALL :P
  • SuperSheenh: watched the hindi movie Aarakshan, & I have a urge to learn. Everyone MUST watch it. highly recommended !!! never take anything 4 granted!
  • superravs: so many stars in aarakshan doin nothn except bigB n manoj bajpai...m really depressed bt prakshjha..he is goin vishal bhradwaj way.
  • sunnychl: Watched 'Aarakshan'. Not as bad as people say it is. Soha Ali Khan could have done better though. The moustache was unnecessary.
  • sumanjoshi2: seen movie arakshan everyone must watch it.
  • SumanGtm_: Dr. Prabhakar Anand and his Siddhanta....#Aarakshan is a good Movie.....herda hunchha ...:)
  • SudhishKamath: Why Aarakshan must be watched. http://wp.me/p9Wkm-oT Updated review of the film that many critics will not like ;) May the trolling begin! :D
  • soumendusanyal: Aarakshan cud hav been beta... If mr.jha cud hav concentrated on 1 topic rader dan havin an multitracks....!!
  • snigdha_s: jst watchd aarakshan.. impressive muvy.. very fine and theatricl perfrmanc by Sri Amitabh Bachan...
  • sneha_agrawal: AARAKSHAN - one beautifully crafted movie catering to the need of the hour i.e. revival of Indian education (cont) http://tl.gd/cdq8ia
  • sjoshipura: #Aarakshan is a gud 1 time watch Excellent performances by @SrBachchan manoj bajpayee ! though the Direction wasnt dat gud !i#HardHitting !
  • sinha_dheeraj: Saw Aarakshan...Nice movie....Why can't we hv a Service Cadre for Teachers (ITS) like IAS, IPS , IFS etc. Does the govt think Education imp!
  • SidPriya: Aarakshan is a wonderful movie, because it's bold n unbiased, but the plot was soon lost to free edu. vs. paid edu. - a whole new debate.
  • shreytapradhan: watched aarakshan @SrBachchan has dne a HEARTWARMING job..along wid @deepikapadukone n oder cast ..LOVED IT..dats y i love real cinema:)
  • ShivAroor: If the Govt *really* wants to subdue these #Lokpal mobs, it shld consider rounding them up & subjecting thm to a pvt screening of #Aarakshan
  • shel412: Aarakshan- powerful essaying of roles and a good lesson in social enterprise. This movie is meant for the thinking Indian....
  • shanaysbafna: #Aarakshan is the best film of 2011 till now. #AbsolutelyBrilliant !!!
  • sehrishshaban: Watched Aarakshan- super long but good!
  • scprabhakar: Maine aaj arakshan dekhi,behad umda kism ki filam hain. mujhe prabhker anand nahi santosh prabhaker dikhai de raha tha.
  • saurabhgurwara: Yeah yeah it was inspiring and thought-provoking, but will someone tell me why the hell it was AARAKSHAN?? name not justified...
  • saumyakejriwal: Aarakshan worth a watch ...loved amit sir performance
  • sanjiv_123: #Aarakshan superb movie.....ofcourse great performance by the baap of bollywood amitji
  • sanayamistry: Saw Aarakshan.. Nice film with powerful dialogues... Amitabh Sir's n Saif's performances were awesome :)
  • sakshaysdhadwal: aarakshan... A must watch... :-) (@ Fun Cinemas) http://4sq.com/okZS2u
  • saileshchowdary: Arakshan not clear wat director intended to tell but a gud muvie for sure
  • SahilBulla: Just saw Arakshan. 99% of my mind was reserved on Not Paying Attention. #truestory
  • sagarnautiyal: #Aarakshan....not that great movie....nothing to do with aarakshan....but One man show by Sir Amitabh Bacchan #killer acting
  • sachinbhandary: Aarakshan is decent cinema but not worth all the furore, it does not even compel you to think about this issue which could shape our future.
  • saavvvy: Whoaaaa!!! The best inspiration I could recv just a day before I start taking classes! Aarakshan----- a must watch :)
  • rsravissr: seen arakshan once again gr8 sir.........
  • rituladitya: Aarakshan upsets ovr xpectation..its somethin else than its image ws created..anyway did ma hattrick...tbc..
  • rchauhan110: Aarakshan awesome movie,,
  • raviwarrier: I think @PrakashJha1 forgot what he was making. More a movie on education corruption than reservation/quota system. Aarakshan - 5.5/10
  • rajsinghsuri: Aarakshan is not a movie, but a mirror!!!
  • qosmioamit: Aarakshan is a brilliantly scripted movie about reservation in Indian educational institutions. A spectacular performance by @SrBachchan
  • puniitthakker: AARAKSHAN-One of the best movies which describes Current Politics And Class Apart acting by @SrBachchan .A must watch Movie for Every Indian
  • priyank2685: had hema malini not intervened d movie aarakshan wud hve nvr ended.. thank u hemaji :-)
  • Preitymishra: 'Aarakshan' is just a headache.
  • prachiganeriwal: AARAKSHAN is a must watch pple
  • pkkaushik2: Aarakshan not Worth of hike provided !
  • pandyasheetal: Saw aarakshan.. Craftly made.. But lil slow.. The 1000s close-up of saif n deepika were not needed..
  • paavani: Aarakshan is not as bad as i heard. But i didnt get the solution. As a movie you can watch. 2.5* #review
  • nalinv: Watched Aarakshan yesterday.Great script in 1st half, 2nd half a let down. Saif and Prateik a waste. @srbacchan and Manoj Bajpai Superb.7/10
  • nairutee: good performances but content strictly OK! #aarakshan
  • M__Alive: Movie review Aarakshan-subject was good but the treatment of movie was very dramatic cld have been more realistic so *** stars to the movie.
  • murtukool: Music weak but still muvie is worth a watch :-) :-) i wuld go 3/5 #aarakshan @anbujohn
  • movingahead: Arakshan is a brilliant movie. Nobody gets the Hindi heartland better than Prakash Jha and @SrBachchan is on fire again - one of his best.
  • monil12: with the hot topic like reservation, Prakash Jha failed this time to prove the pt in #aarakshan with loosely based story line & reality
  • moharerprakash: watched AARAKSHAN last night. not impressed at all. performances were superb but d vision was blurred. .
  • miteshpai: aarakshan awesome movie must watch !!!
  • MissterDspD: Just Watched "Aarakshan" movie in Movie Time Cinemas, a Must watch movie.
  • md_abadullah: I request PRAKASH JHA to make AARAKSHAN kind of movie again nd again
  • mayureshnirhali: Arakshan - the worst movie of Prakash Jha. Only @SrBachchan does his bit.
  • mayankgupta86: #aarakshan is a bad movie, big b actually gav half n hour coaching in the movie, damn my bloody lectures wer better not tht #boring
  • maximumyum: The other day the whole greater family had gone to see Aarakshan. The movie was good in the first half and then sort of whittled away
  • ManishSaryal: watched "Aarakshan" yesterday- a wonderful movie- what teacher and teaching really means in India- am impressed.
  • MadhavMatters: Arakshan is a super yuck movie
  • KT_3D: how much in enough?? Aarakshan the first part is worth 5stars but the second part not so much solid acting, solid dialogues, worth one watch
  • krutika_patel: Aarakshan- D Ultimate movie.........salute to Amitabh...!!!!!!!!!
  • kritikaramani: Aarakshan - mega confooshion movie
  • korr_06: Finally watched aarakshan, to my disappointment the title of the mov had nothing to with the same!! Just another Bollywood way of makin mov!
  • khadijaejaz: Aarakshan: more about coaching classes than reservations, too rushed a first act, not enough character development, but worth a watch.
  • KalParmar81: Aarakshan is a superb film. Loved it.
  • J_5hr1k4nth: #Aarakshan was an average movie, the emphasis mostly was on the reservation on basis of poverty and not by caste and creed.
  • JWalia: Couldn't agree more! RT @nidhibains: #aarakshan is off subject and Prateik's acting is horrible.
  • justjayanti: aarakshan rocked!!!!!!!!!!!!!! super! saif, @deepikapadukone prateik,manoj all were super.amitji,as always,brilliant.well done @prakashjha1
  • JeetenSheth: Aarakshan is a BS movie!! Still wondering whats the agenda!!
  • jaydipdmehta: #aarakshan .. should watch movie .. point well said by prakash zha .. and bachchan at its best again ..
  • janhaviM: in aarakshan the issue of reservation was spoken about for a max of 15mins!the rest of the movie made absolutely no sense!
  • itsmegodfather: Forget the word AArakshan the movie is too good ...
  • IshanSaluja: IMO #Aarakshan would've been a way better movie if they'd chosen to go deep with one issue rather than skim a dozen or two.
  • indolianeeraj: A confused script,unimpressive direction by mr. Jha,n a couple of poor performances of by everybody except bachhan sahab!#arakshan
  • im_adi: #aarakshan Has happened. And im feeling like cheated.
  • implex: Aarakshan a totally confused movie. Great Star Cast. That's it.
  • imansooor: Aarakshan 3/5
  • hrkeni: #Aarakshan - How to NOT handle a sensitive issue and turn it into a melodramatic farce.
  • HiDisIsLavanya: aarakshan is a nice movie
  • harshvictor: Aarakshan not a bad movie, but less magic thn Raajneeti :राजनीति.
  • HARSHAY8: Watched aarakshan quite neatly done justifies everyones stand kudos taem aarakshan
  • HarshalBhandare: Aarakshan:Such a good subject but wasted in clueless direction & script. Surprised how saif accepted this role for couple of dialogues.
  • harishba: Aarakshan a good thought provoking movie, I could relate the first part of the movie with my article on Casteism - ...: http://goo.gl/ti2Zn
  • HarikaVankadara: aarakshan - a movie that sure serves food for thought. Great movie, praiseworthy script, even if the conclusion is unrealistic...
  • haps4u: saw aarakshan yesterday...its a beautiful movie..with a great performance by Mr AMITABH BACHCHAN......
  • hanariaz: But the ending was a flop, remedial education isn't enough. We need to redo the education system entirely #equality #aarakshan #bollywood
  • guptasukriti: Aarakshan is such a poorly made film. "QED" ! Ha! #sucks
  • Gunjan47: 2.Why I liked Aarakshan-for all children from all economic strata.3. Hv had kids being pulled out of my class- reason parents uncomfortable
  • GSHUKLA: Watched Aarakshan- alarming reminder that Indian education needs overhaul, investment and equity!
  • Greyindecision: Slow but nice... It's not exactly about aarakshan. It's a lot of other things. http://bit.ly/pBF06n @GetGlue #Aarakshan
  • gauravgupta: Aarakshan is only about aarakshan till the interval. After that it becomes more of "tabela bachao". My rating- 0/5
  • Gaali_Leo: Aarakshan is worst than the most boring lectures I've ever attended in college. Total chutiya movie.
  • foram1011: Below average- aarakshan! Though storyline is good bt da tough hindi language makes a viewer go off to sleep
  • Finelychopped: Can I sue the Arakshan makers for using my initials? And boring us to death?
  • faizankhan383: Watched arakshan, every thing is reserved!bollywood is beyond reserved, great movie by prakash jha and as always manoj is movie stealer
  • ErraticTravesty: Aarakshan lacked the essence of its title. The movie showed many things except the reservation issues. Mediocre!
  • epic_n00b: Aarakshan: Ratings 1.5/5,movie is 30% time wasted in BS of quota system & 70% wasted in Amitabh vs Manoj Bajpai fight of commercial classes
  • durgapal: 'Aarakshan' (CRAP Movie) - nothing to do with reservation but more to do with private coaching centers and state of education in India.
  • dr_rajnish02: Watched 'aarakshan' it shows what ia happening in country.. Specially movie on business oriented coachings n teachers..
  • drrohanjain: prakash jha should have been more bold to show the truth of aarakshan...!!
  • drkarmarkar: Saw Aarakshan yestd....if at all it is Pro-aarakshan. Worth a watch. An average depiction of d current Educatn Scenario.
  • djsuketuindia: Happy Indian Independence Day friends. Flag hoisting in the morning was excellent. And then saw #Aarakshan. Very good film :-)
  • dharmeshparate: Saw arakshan wonderfull movie Amitabh's energy appropriately portrayed First half could have been tackled differently It appeared louder
  • Devender_143: see your arakshan good movie
  • deepikah: Aarakshan has totally lost the plot after interval. *yawn*
  • dedhpase: Aarakshan is a confused movie...not in the same league as some of other prakash jha work..
  • debzzone: #Aarakshan is one of the best movies this year. Excellent performances by the star cast. Yet another hard hitting movie from Prakash Jha.
  • debopam_biswas: AARAKSHAN...A very good and very much required concept by Prakash jha.These days education is becoming a commodity day by day.....
  • debashishnitdgp: #justwatched Aarakshan .... Second half diverts frm d subject but still worth a watch .... AB was good as usual !!
  • dagurcs: Thanks to team of Prakash Jha, Sr.Bacchan,F.A.Nadiadwala,Saif,D.Padukone,M.Bajpayee,Prateik Babbar and S.E.loy 4 d movie AARAKSHAN,
  • chitraparmar: Arakshan was better than its reviews ............
  • chipku_chamiya: Arakshan-aaaaahhhh my brain hurts!!
  • CaptainToon: Absolutely worth it!! RT @VanDiablo: How's Aarakshan BTW? Can I waste some bandwidth on that?
  • BreakingViews4u: 'Tution centres' was mr apt a name than 'Aarakshan' - Prakash Jha's shrewed way of publicizing d movie back fires ths time, 2/5
  • Blood_Relative: #Aarakshan is incredible! Congrats to the entire team behind this extraordinary film! #BigB #DeepikaChopra #SaifAliKhan #bollywood #4EVA
  • biswaprakash01: u have done a speachless performance in ARAKSHAN, movie was also superb..mindblowing..@deepikapadukone
  • bindaas_lol: Watched Aarakshan today. Not all that great!
  • bhargava_fuhrer: INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIAL- AARAKSHAN A SUPERB MOVIE FROM PRAKASH JHA!! SUPERB STORY,DIALOGUES & SCREENPLAY BY PRAKASH JHA
  • Bhanu025: Watched Aarakshan. Bad movie, and honestly the title should have been on "Coaching class".Why "Aarakshan" used?
  • barathrajamani: watched AARAKSHAN.. went from bannerghatta road to yeshwanthpur to watch it with ABB friends.. good movie but name did not suit though!
  • a_b_h_i_shek: "AARAKSHAN" truly an eye opener for all those who believe in commercialization of education. A must Watch....!
  • ayushjhunwala: Aarakshan. .rocks N Amit uncle is awesome as usual. .
  • axisparashuram: Jha has failed to make his mark in Arakshan like in Apaharan & Rajneeti, weak justification in the script.doing well b'coz of Media hype
  • awsomehj: saw aarakshan today.. perfect movie for independence day :)
  • AV8_6: Aarakshan... Lot of food for thought !!
  • atyanand: Aarakshan is definitely a movie of two halves. First beautifully presents the reality of reservation. Second is about a personal vendetta.
  • arvind1312: Arakshan an aweosme movie. Bachan sir rocks.. Manjoy bajipai di an awesome job..fantastic movie..enjoyed
  • arunajain786: #Aarakshan = *yawn*
  • anuvesh16: Todae i watched movie 'Arakshan' ... quite disappointing
  • anshkmr72: ysterday i sw aarakshan....... awesome movie.......
  • anoopthomast: Please dont watch the second half of Aarakshan
  • ankur228: Just watched AARAKSHAN. Awesome muvie !! Whole muvie was shot at my college !!
  • Ankit_thesp: Aarakshan..can't believe it comes from the superb combo of Prakash Jha+Anjum Rajabali Sir..I ws expectin much better.
  • ankitavg: Saw aarakshan today..complete waste of time n money...
  • Amritjoardar: Watched Aarakshan yesterday, it was a gud film. Saif deepika relation worked in the movie
  • amolramning: #ARAKSHAN a nice film for 2days generation. such facilities should be provided by the government 4 economically backword & tallent students
  • alok038: the coaching criteria which grab indian students is a slow poision "paid business without guarantee". AARAKSHAN must watch movie..
  • AkkuB: Had to keep my ears double open during Aarakshan. Super high fandu hindi. Hv seen prakash jha do better.
  • akinak87: Just watched 'Aarakshan', still not clear what to make of the movie. Except that Prateik cannot pull off as a Bhopali.
  • aishwaryaxx: #Aarakshan ♥ To hell with all the drama, I loved the movie. A. MUST. WATCH. :)
  • 40ankit: Nice film aarakshan..