Bheja Fry - External Reviews

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

A slice of life. Or something that should be a slice of life - good humor. Vinay Pathak reminds you how to take a joke on yourself and Rajat Kapoor how not to make a joke on the likes of Vinay. And they do so in comical situations that build on top of each other supported by some simple but really amusing lines.

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20 reviewers have given Bheja Fry an average rating of 4/5.0 (?)

14 yays
2 nays
4 so-so

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Thumbs up by Amit, Amit's Blogosphere ...the situations act as a catalyst and make you go berserk with laughter.... full review

Thumbs up by Hetal Adesara, Business of Cinema ...Notably, both Pathak and Kapoor have been credited with improvisation in the dialogues of the movie... full review

So-So Cybernoon ...Reasonably funny, though not the laugh-aloud kind, the appeal of the film lies in the choice of actor to play the idiot... full review

So-So by Aprajita Anil, Express India ...It entertains, it makes you laugh but nonetheless does get difficult off and on.... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...Vinay Pathak carries off this film on his stocky shoulders with aplomb... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...Bheja Fry is extremely irresponsible and objectionable.... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Thankfully, Bheja Fry doesn't fry your brains like the title threatens to, in fact it's got a handful of moments that will make you laugh out loud... full review

Thumbs up by Debatru De, India Target ...Here is a simple film full of simple fun.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...The film relies on humorous lines and one-liners and the dialogues are enjoyable at most times.... full review

Thumbs up by Abhijit Mhamunkar, indya.com ...Shot in 19 days flat on a budget of Rs. 60 lakhs, the film neither looks low budget nor does the mostly single location shoot setting makes you claustrophobic... full review

Thumbs up by Sreeram Ramachandran, M TV ...Thankfully in BHEJA FRY everyone manages to keep things in check and don't go overboard... full review

Thumbs up by Amit R Agarwal, merinews ...The characters are not fully developed but the witty one liners and whacky timing of the actors lift the film from ordinary to watchable... full review

Thumbs up by GaRaM, Now Running.com ...the writing texture is so superlative that not for a second you get a hint of monotony.... full review

Thumbs up by Feenix, Passion for Cinema ...There wasn’t a moment of slack where I could sit back and take notice of anything else... full review

Thumbs up by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...Humour is attached in every scene, atleast an attempt is made.... full review

Thumbs down by Raja Sen, Rediff ...While there are localised bits that play well on their own, they're outweighed by the obviously filched parts... full review

Thumbs up by Satyajit, SmasHits.com ...he film will best be suited for theatrically literate persons for its performance based exhibi... full review

Thumbs up Times Now ...The absurdity of the situation and the comic timing of the cast make this two hour film a light hearted, engaging watch.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...Welcome to a new brand of Bollywood which relies more on brains than brawn.... full review

Thumbs up by Saakshi Juneja, To Each Its Own ...To me the two aspects in which Bheja Fry excels with flying colors are its wittily penned dialogues and its main protagonist, Bharat Bhushan... full review