Besharam - External Reviews

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Yet another of those insipid, loud, occasionally-crass films that go under the garb of masala entertainment.



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37 reviewers have given Besharam an average rating of 1.0/5.0 (?)

2 yays
24 nays
11 so-so

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Thumbs down by Naresh Kumar Deoshi, Apun Ka Choice ...coming up with a film as irredeemably tacky and substandard as Besharam is a real shame... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks ... BESHARAM - A typical below average masala film which features Ranbir, the big Star and not Ranbir, the visionary actor... full review

So-So by Prateeksha Khot, Bolly Spice ...Abhinav manages to keep Ranbir in almost every frame of the movie and not without reason. The movie rides on him and him alone along with the added performances of the sub cast. If you are a Ranbir fan do watch it. If you like over the top masala movies, do watch it.... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...On the whole, this film proves the adage 'All that glitters is not gold' absolutely right. BESHARAM is a huge disappointment!... full review

Thumbs down by Shweta Parande , Bollywood Life ...At the most, Besharam is like a low-budget remake of a South Indian film. Nearing the end of the film, if you see Ranbir do the same stuff again and again, albeit without losing charm, you will still get bored.... full review

Thumbs down by Saumya Sharma , BookmyShow ... The acting prowess of the Kapoors united also cannot save the fate of this mass entertainer of a film....

So-So Daily Bhaskar ...The only thing that you will like about Javed Jaffrey in the film is that he has become fitter. Otherwise, as a villain, he is nor dangerous neither clever. Watch Besharam for Ranbir Kapoor and witty one liner.... full review

So-So by Khalid Mohamed, Deccan Chronicle ...Doubtlessly, this actor loves the camera. And the camera loves him back. Because of that rare interaction, you come out of 'Besharam', feeling elated.... full review

So-So by aneela.zeb.b, Desi Martini ... So why didn’t we get up when we knew how sad bad the movie was? Well you will know when they play the song as the end credits roll.... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhil Arora, Desi Martini ... Besharam is boring, banal and just plain bad. A complete misfire. ... full review

Thumbs down by Smita, Desi Martini ...A legless story with too much pointless trivia to keep you distracted. Best avoided... full review

Thumbs down by Rony D'costa, Desi Martini ...Besharam = Becar. Na critic ka bhay bas box office ka moh... full review

So-So by Sarita Tanwar, DNA ...: Watch it if you enjoy action-comedies.... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Deosthalee, Film Impressions ...why did a full house turn up for a 9 am show on Gandhi Jayanti and laugh like they were having a good time? ... full review

Thumbs down by Rachit Gupta, Filmfare ...All-in-all, Besharam is one major disappointment.... full review

Thumbs down by Deepanjana Pal, FirstPost ...Thank heavens Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh accepted this film because they’ve bailed their son out this time. If Besharam had to woo audiences by relying upon its appalling script, dull dialogues, forgettable supporting cast, terrible soundtrack and Ranbir Kapoor, the film would be unwatchable.... full review

Thumbs up by Swayamsrestha Kar , Fully Hyderabad ...Besharam is going to be big. People living under Pluto-sized rocks have heard of the film. But we are quietly celebrating the fact that Bollywood now has its own Jim Carrey.... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza,, ... Kashyap is either still miffed with what happened after DABANGG, or has not gotten over the hangover. ... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh as a pair of married police officials eager to make a fast buck from Babli's doomed deal with the villain... full review

So-So by Vinayak Chakravorty Read more at: http://indiato, india today ... Ranbir Kapoor's Besharam ambition is clear-cut. He wants you to snub all that has defined Bollywood superstardom over two decades now. He is the in-thing, and he wants to underline that fact. Read more at: full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta , indian express ...Scratch that. Besharam is not a film. It is Bollywood's brightest young star stooping to conquer, in search of the mass market. ... full review

Thumbs down Indicine ...The trailers of Besharam disappointed a majority of the audience and the film doesn’t surprise us, unlike what Ranbir Kapoor was hoping for. It is overlong and unfunny and Ranbir Kapoor shows he can also ham it up if need be. Besharam could have done away with the lazy writing and the conceptualisation of the set-pieces could have done with a lot more imagination. Besharam disappoints and how!... full review

So-So by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...Besharam has too many shortcomings and lacks the ravishing junk delight of calamitous ending that commercial flicks usually generate.... full review

Thumbs down by Nandini Ramnath, Live Mint ...Kapoor is a star in the popular Hindi cinema mould and can command attention in the dreariest of moments, but even screen gods can’t convert water into wine. ... full review

Thumbs down by Shubha Shetty-Saha, MiD DAY ...I give half a star for Neetu Singh. Still a delight on screen, this actress deserves far better. In fact, the Kapoor couple are the ‘Jhansi ki Rani’ and ‘Tatya Tope’ of their acting field, only if they chose their battle more wisely. We hope to see this couple again in a movie with the kind of class that they deserve... full review

So-So by Jaidev Hemmady, Movie Talkies ... The film is advised for only those who love Ranbir Kapoor unconditionally. ... full review

So-So by Divya Solgama, MoviezADDA ...Well the only dum this movie has is, some entertaining moments by Ranbir Kapoor along with his parents Rishi & Neetu Kapoor. Besides that, the movie is flooded with songs, unwanted scenes, dragging screenplay and weak story line.... full review

Thumbs down by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ... With our audience, you see, Bollywood doesn't have the luxury of calling any formula a safe bet for too long... full review

So-So by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...Besharam, rambunctious and robust, does not offer much by way of narrative novelty. But like Dabangg, it sets a crackling pace and does not flinch from the prospect of going over the edge in its pursuit of cheap thrills.... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now ...Besharam is a shamefully disappointing film. Watch any other Ranbir Kapoor film instead.... full review

Thumbs down by Sukanya Verma , Rediff ...Besharam is so unbelievably sloppy and senseless, not even the best actors in the business can redeem it no matter how hard they try.... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Rishi and Neetu Kapoor are fabulous. Debutante Pallavi is a great dancer and has presence, but proves to be an average actor. ... full review

Thumbs down by K N Gupta, ...Lalit Pandit provides good and enjoyable music.... full review

Thumbs down by Roshmila Bhattacharya, Star Blockbuster ... He’s already been budtameez and besharam, Ranbir can still go the Yahoo Kapoor way without becoming junglee or janwar. Blockbusters can come even without getting B-class. And we’re not talking Mercs here! - See more at: full review

Thumbs up by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...You might not like this if don't have an appetite for typical Bollywood formula films. ... full review

Thumbs down by Rahul Desai, Upper Stall ...The filmmakers have made themselves clear with these efforts... full review

So-So by Aparna Mudi, ZEENEWS.COM ... As Ranbir fan, one would not really mind the movie. ... full review