Delhi Safari - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch when on TV (?)
quick review:

Delhi Safari has great animation, especially some of the 3D bits, even if it is way behind in some areas. But writing in terms of both plot and dialogue are huge let downs.

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20 reviewers have given Delhi Safari an average rating of 4.1/5.0 (?)

14 yays
1 nays
5 so-so

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Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...Of course, we still have a long way to go before we match up to the Hollywood standards, but you can't deny that the efforts are getting superior. ... full review

Thumbs up by Deboshree Ghosh, Bollywood Life ...the animals in Delhi Safari leave you awestruck... full review

Thumbs up by Malvika Rao, BookmyShow ...Thumbs up for neutral, humane, sensitive and sensible films like Delhi Safari by big directors. For quality content that appeals to the highly distracted kids of today – to ensure they learn & have fun... full review

Thumbs up by Mayank Shekhar, Daily Bhaskar ...Whatever the movie’s budget, it would certainly be a tiny fraction of similar Hollywood films – say the likes of the Madagascar franchise. And yet the quality doesn’t seem inferior by any means.... full review

Thumbs up by Smita, Desi Martini ...The movie is very entertaining though the songs tend to slacken the pace a bit. ... full review

Thumbs up by Raghuvendra Singh, Filmfare ...The 3D is nothing to write home about either. But the CGI detailing on the animals is fantastic. ... full review

So-So Free Press Journal ...There’s a spoofy quality to the humour and the involving banter between Alex and Bajrangi enliven proceedings to a certain extent. ... full review

Thumbs down by Kritika Deval, fullhyd.com ...The plot moves way too slowly, all thanks to unnecessarily long fillers that don't do much to add to the story. ... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...Akshaye Khanna acts as the voice of Alex the parrot (brilliant), while Swini Khara (cub), Suniel Shetty (sultan) and Urmila Matondkar (sultan's wife) all chip in with their voice, lending that distinct quality to the entire production. ... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...It’s all done affectionately, though, stopping just short of caricature. ... full review

Thumbs up by Fatema H Kagalwala, India Entertainment ...Unlike stock characters of a genre-based story, Delhi Safari creates solid characters with a purpose beyond merely moving the story forward. ... full review

So-So by Vinayak Chakravorty, india today ...t doesn't quite scale Madagascar heights, but the film works on a simplistic level for its target audience- children- and is a cute option for a family's evening out. ... full review

So-So by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...It is much too dependent on Bollywood clichés ... full review

Thumbs up by Shakti Shetty, MiD DAY ...On the downside, the story unnecessarily drags on in the middle and tries to compensate by wrapping up a bit too early. ... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...The animation of the movie is not as amateurish as other animation flicks made in Hindi in the past, but is not as good as Arjun: The Warrior Prince either... full review

Thumbs up by Deepti Assnani, MoviezADDA ...Memorable and Cute Safari! ... full review

Thumbs up by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...And save for one 2D hand-animated effort that breaks away from the style of the rest of the film, one wonders if we need to force fit this Bollywood legacy of the lip-sync into our cutting edge animated stories as well.... full review

Thumbs up by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...Govinda fuses all his humour, wit and entertainment into the character making for a pleasure watch.... full review

Thumbs up by Rohit Khilnani, Rediff ...Although the songs in the film do pop up more often than needed, the film, overall, signifies the progress Indian films have made in the animation genre.... full review

So-So by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...The 3D effects are striking in parts and amongst the best we've seen in India, but few scenes are deja vu 'Lion King'... full review