Chakravyuh - External Reviews
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44 reviewers have given Chakravyuh an average rating of 2.4/5.0 (?)
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Thumbs up by Anna Vetticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies ...Hindi films these days tend to feature Muslim characters usually when they’re making a larger point about either secularism or terrorism or a certain way of life or all of the above, as though you and I never bump into Muslims as regular folk in our daily lives. In Chakravyuh, Adil Khan just happens to be Adil Khan. For that, among other reasons, I’d like to shake Prakash Jha’s hand. ... full review
Thumbs up by Mayank Shekhar, Daily Bhaskar ...This intellectual honesty is the film’s finest achievement. For most parts, the director ensures the audiences engage with a masala, action thriller – packed with the sound and fury of guns and bombs. This doesn’t force him to dumb down thought as well. ... full review
Thumbs up by Trish Gupta, FirstPost ...But then perhaps Jha’s aim is neither nuance nor surprise. What he wants to do is to set up the broad contours of the debate: to show us why vast numbers of poor people in this country have felt it necessary to take up a violent path that leads to a stand-off with the state... full review
Thumbs down by Fatema H Kagalwala, India Entertainment ...Prakash Jha’s filmography has largely centred on films related to social issues. In the recent times though, they have taken a template-like tone that is informed with resounding drama and distinctly Bollywoodian elements that sets it in a unique formulaic zone.... full review