Detective Nani - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch if you have nothing better to do (?)
quick review:

The subject is a heavy one for kids and the film portrays a serious issue in a way that doesn't engage adults. So, it misses both the potential target audiences. Also, the social issue is touched upon superficially.



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12 reviewers have given Detective Nani an average rating of 1.3/5.0 (?)

1 yays
7 nays
4 so-so

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Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...What really works for this movie, more than the mystery is the character of Naani and her very eccentric and yet very homely methods of working and solving the crime.... full review

So-So by Martin D'Souza, ... The narration is where the film falls flat.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...DETECTIVE NAANI is tedious and interesting, both.... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Rediff ...The story's endearing without doubt. What spoils it is the painfully slow pace and bland twists and turns including mysterious murders, clues, and a miraculous ending.... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ... Not bad at all, this sweet little adventure about an adorable grandmother... full review

Thumbs down by Abhishek Mande, Buzz18 ...t stretches for as long as 135-odd minutes and manages to give out some rather confusing signals.... full review

Thumbs down by Udita Jhunjhunwala, DNA ...It's not intriguing, scary, amusing or even cute. There are few mystery adventures that bore you. This one does... full review

Thumbs down by Shashi Baliga, Hindustan Times ...Debutante director Romilla Mukherjee has her lead actress play the nani sugary-sweet, most of the characters verge on caricatures, and there is some pretty amateurish acting... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...It is in reality an excruciatingly unfunny film about a 72-year-old biddy who uncovers a child-kidnapping racket... full review

Thumbs down by Joginder Tuteja, Now ...After a good beginning and an average middle portion, the last few reels manage to pull back the movie, saving it from being an entirely lame exercise.... full review

Thumbs down by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...The story could only be intersting if seen on the paper. But on the celluloid, the story, screenplay and exceution all appear dull.... full review

Thumbs down by Sampurn, real bollywoood ...It tries to be a cute whodunit but ends up being a mess and a waste of your time.... full review