Barah Anna - External Reviews

wogma rating: The keen should rent; else TV (?)
quick review:

A dark comedy about the needs of the common man. Similar needs put all three lead players on a bumpy quest of fulfilling their dreams. Laced with very strong performances



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17 reviewers have given Barah Anna an average rating of 3.8/5.0 (?)

10 yays
1 nays
6 so-so

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Thumbs up ...Watch it to witness some fine performances and for the love of arty cinema.... full review

Thumbs up by Daliya Ghose, Bollywood Mantra ...'Barah Aana' is a fairly captivating film that will good a favorable business at the box office... full review

So-So by Anand Vaishnav, Buzz18 ...Barah Aaana has the treatment of a film school project. It might also make for an enjoyable festival film.... full review

So-So by Srilakshmi Chodavarapu, ...Barah Aana is a product of disillusioned, tired times.... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, ...Naseeruddin Shah gives a lesson in acting in BARAH AANA, which is worth a million bucks.... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...a slice-of-life drama of three friends in blue-collar jobs,... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...BARAH AANA is more of an experiment. It offers entertainment... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...Raja Menon narrates a story of the angst of a class of faceless people, who proceed to extract their pound of flesh in the course of the movie.... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, Now ..."Barah Aana" may not be the ideal idea of an evening out or even an entertainer... full review

Thumbs up by Kenny, Passion for Cinema ...Barah Aana succeeds tremendously in what it sets out to do,... full review

Thumbs up by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...Raja Menon attracts with his direction. He does things well on screen.... full review

So-So by Patcy N, Rediff ...Barah Aana is not as comical as the makers make it out to be... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Barah Aana falls flat. Primarily because we’ve no idea what the film is about till after intermission.... full review

Thumbs up by Harshita Kohli, StarBoxOffice ...Raja Menon’s Barah Aana is a refreshing film because it gives you a light comedy coupled with some serious moments... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ... The script's smart, the narrative taut, the humour subtle and the irony stark.... full review

Thumbs down by The Third Man, Upper Stall ...A disappointing watch.... full review