Darling - External Reviews

wogma rating: Switch channels if it's on cable (?)
quick review:

What can you say about a suspense thriller in which you laugh instead of getting thrilled? A suspense thriller in which the plot barely moves but the camera does all the moving?



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19 reviewers have given Darling an average rating of 2.2/5.0 (?)

7 yays
9 nays
3 so-so

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Thumbs up B4U TV ...Fardeen Khan is a revelation and so is Esha Deol.... full review

Thumbs up Bollyvista.com ...The characters of Inspector Reddy and his stern faced colleague Malati Pandey are very well etched and well performed.... full review

Thumbs up by Rachel Fernandes, Bollywood Mantra ...The script is unusual, screenplay is witty and the film is engaging... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...Although the screenplay is captivating and keeps you hooked to the proceedings, the only time it takes a dip is in the post interval portions.... full review

Thumbs up by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...Darling is a horror with ripples of romance, humour and thrill spread over the colourful palette of entertainment... full review

Thumbs up by Satyajit, SmasHits.com ...It would have been better for him to have restricted himself to his style of filmmaking rather than trying to plagiarize old-age formulae... full review

So-So by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...Isha Koppikar is somewhat marginalized but she enacts her part of a middle-class wife with conviction.... full review

So-So by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...Darling isn’t a patch on Ramu’s finest films like Satya and Company but it isn’t Aag either, which I suppose is cause for celebration... full review

So-So by Ashok Nayak, Now Running.com ...Amit Roy is excellent with camera... full review

Thumbs down by Jaspreet Pandohar, BBC ...TWISTS AND TURNS CAN BE SEEN A MILE OFF... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...The editing leaves a lot of gaps and the music fails to set the pace.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...I went mad when Fardeen sang Kahin deep jale kahin dil like Waheeda Rehman did... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Director Ramgopal Varma pushes the envelope considerably, but just a little short of what was required here... full review

Thumbs down by Praveen Lance Fernandes, indiatimes ...At one moment, you are laughing and then in the next the ghost is crying... full review

Thumbs down by Amit Kaundinya, J.A.M ...Only ghosts should watch this flick, as they wouldn’t have to pay for the ticket.... full review

Thumbs down by Rashmee Desai, M TV ...Looks like married life is treating you well, huh, Fardeen?... full review

Thumbs down by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...She (Esha) brings depth, despair, pathos and humour into her rather hazily-written role... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...Darling's a joke on dead people and drifting ghosts... full review