Boss - External Reviews

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Another one of those falling in the "What else did you expect?" genre.



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35 reviewers have given Boss an average rating of 1.8/5.0 (?)

6 yays
16 nays
13 so-so

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Thumbs up by Subhash K. Jha, Apun Ka Choice ...This is a fast-paced, zany, full-on masala fare. There is a tempting swagger to Akshay's performance matched by the narration's tidal tempo. Irresistible energy and endearing gusto underline the show's voracious appetite for a comic kill... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...BOSS is a full-on masala entertainer that's very clear of its intent. It is designed to magnetize lovers of desi commercial cinema and woo the BO.... full review

Thumbs up by Anurag Bhole, Desi Martini ...Boss is a regular masala movie stop reading the review right there coz it not a regular masala, ... full review

Thumbs up by Hardeep Singh Chakkiwaala, Desi Martini ...Well, Well, Well .. For the first 25 minutes or so, I didn’t feel like I’m watching Boss. It was more of a south Indian movie... full review

Thumbs up by Divya Solgama, MoviezADDA ...The classes might prefer to stay away from this movie as it's not their cup of tea to digest such films, but for all others who watch movies for fun and entertainment this movie will make you say for sure - 'Time Pass Hain Boss'... full review

Thumbs up by K N Gupta, ...Overall, the movie has good prospects as it released on the Muslim festival of Eid with a long holiday weekend. It's worth watch... full review

So-So by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks ... BOSS - Akshay is in full form in this entertaining masala flick made on the lines of WANTED... full review

So-So by Prathna Tiwari, Bolly Spice ...Boss is perhaps one of the better masaledaar entertainers of the year. There’s definitely a script behind it all and it is packed with oodles of entertainment value... full review

So-So by Nikhil Arora, Desi Martini ... Boss is an enjoyable film ... full review

So-So by Smita, Desi Martini ...- A regular low brow entertainer with a sprinkling of jokes, fights and songs... full review

So-So by Rony D'costa, Desi Martini ... if you feel you life is empty without these masala flicks then venture out to meet this boss otherwise watch Big Boss on T.V. ... full review

So-So by Tushar Joshi, DNA ...Boss is unpretentious in its effort to draw you in with humor, action and some trademark filmy drama... full review

So-So by Martin D'Souza, ...Anthony D'Souza has done away with his Blues! He has smartly stuck to the basics using the old formula. Full-on timepass! ... full review

So-So Indicine ...Acting: Boss is a one man show and the man at the centre of it is Akshay Kumar. Akshay seems to have enjoyed being a part of a film after a long time and it shows.... full review

So-So by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...Akshay Kumar starrer Boss manages to indulge you in a feast of thrilling ugly action and crackling comedy with its crude and rustic premise... full review

So-So by Shubha Shetty-Saha, MiD DAY ...If dishum-dishum gets your adrenalin pumping harder, if high-in-the-air kicks give you a kick, may be you have a reason to be in the theatre watching 'Boss'... full review

So-So by Roshmila Bhattacharya, Star Blockbuster ...The Father is always right… The Son is always right... The Boss is always right…Wrong!... full review

So-So by Renuka Vyavahare, Times of India ...Mithun Chakraborty goes overboard with his preachy Nirupa Roy-esque character and is thus unintentionally funny. Ronit Roy has a superb presence. Sadly, he gets meagre footage. Aditi Rao Hydari and Shiv Pandit are used as mere props... full review

So-So by Rummana Ahmed, yahoo! India ...Except the ‘Har kissi ko nahi milta’ song, neither Sonakshi nor the music provides any relief. ‘Boss’ just reeks of lazy filmmaking.... full review

Thumbs down by Anna MM Vetticad , annavetticadgoes2themovies ...At his best, Akshay Kumar has an arresting screen presence and a flair for the action-comedy mix.... full review

Thumbs down by Prathamesh Jadhav , Bollywood Life ...All in all, Boss is a cliched action comedy that entertains in parts as Akshay Kumar tries to steer through the muddle with his star skill!... full review

Thumbs down Daily Bhaskar ...You will get a glimpse of Akshay Kumar's recent films in Boss.... full review

Thumbs down Deccan Chronicle ...This is not a movie that is worth your time and money. Spend it elsewhere.... full review

Thumbs down by Mihir Fadnavis, FirstPost ...Boss expects you to laugh in the face of amazing stupidity. ... full review

Thumbs down by FPJ Bureau, Free Press Journal ...There’s definitely no likelihood of this film doing a ‘Rowdy Rathore’ at the Box-office all over again... full review

Thumbs down by Neha Mathur, ... Maybe we should have published this on a Saturday - in case the Boss is reading. It is his day off. Cue - another song with women in black leather. ... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...The movie requires that you apply neither common sense nor taste... full review

Thumbs down by Suhani Singh, india today ... Ultimately, Boss is yet another film which brings little creativity to a tried-and-tested genre.... full review

Thumbs down by Saurabh Dwivedi , india today ...Last words, if you are a fan of action and violence, go watch Boss. Otherwise, no point wasting your money!... full review

Thumbs down by Rohit Khilnani, india today ...Akshay's favourite line is "Boss is always right". I would disagree! ... full review

Thumbs down by Vinayak Chakravorty, india today ... For hardcore fans, maybe that would be a treat. For others, this Boss simply goes for a toss. ... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...Akshay Kumar does exactly what he does in his earlier films... full review

Thumbs down by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...Akshay Kumar plays his bad boy image with some good comic timing, but this puts his track on a different plane to the rest of the movie.... full review

Thumbs down by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...Since he obviously hasn’t done either of the two, Boss, a load of mindless dross, is what the audience is subjected to. ... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now ...Despite being an age-old cinema, Akshay Kumar's Boss will find its takers among the ones who have been making films like Chennai Express record-breaking hits. The movie for the others will prove to be highly mediocre... full review