Fashion - External Reviews

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Good story, good performances by strikingly beautiful people wearing elegant costumes in a longish movie.

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30 reviewers have given Fashion an average rating of 4/5.0 (?)

21 yays
3 nays
6 so-so

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Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, All Bollywood ...This is Priyanka's coming-of-age film. She acts like a woman who connects with the darkest, most desperate human emotions... full review

Thumbs up by shivam sharma, AOL INDIA ...What can be said about the entire film is that it is very blatant in terms of story, but the director keeps you engaged nevertheless.... full review

So-So by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...Madhur Bhandarkar’s Fashion is a nice but overlong movie that could do with some snipping.... full review

So-So by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...Bhandarkar admits that the fashion world cannot be broken into without some amount of compromise, and then he judges you for making that compromise... full review

Thumbs up by Rahul Bhasin, Bolly Spice ...The camera work is great. Madhur Bhandharkar is a pro in directing close-to-reality movies and Fashion is another fine example... full review

Thumbs up by Daliya Daspurkayastha, Bollywood Mantra ...Kangana Ranaut is mind blowing. She has played her part tremendously well and the role suits her best.... full review

So-So by Sanjay Ram, Business of Cinema ...A brilliant fare that could have ended much sooner and made a bang is stretched.... full review

Thumbs up by Chandrima Pal, Buzz18 ...The film is more about models than about fashion, really. It is not about the designers, the clothes or the creative process.... full review

Thumbs up by Chandrima Pal, Buzz18 ...Surely, the climax is riveting though it comes a little too late.... full review

Thumbs up by Yasser Usmaan, DearCinema ...The dialogues are by Niranjan Iyengar and he has kept them simple yet with punches at right places.... full review

Thumbs up by Deep, Deep's Home ...In short, the movie was perfect in terms of Acting, music, story but the slowness killed the mov... full review

So-So by Udita Jhunjhunwala, DNA ...maybe the movie should have been called 'Models' because the fashion industry, designs and designers, textiles and garments are missing... full review

Thumbs up by deepa garimella, fullhyd.com ... The music is powerful, and they bring it on during the fashion shows - which oddly turns them into moments of high drama... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...Bhandarkar has taken pains to shoot the ramp shows and green room scenes realistically.... full review

So-So by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...For Bhandarkar’s ongoing affair with the real and the raw, Fashion is a must-try. Just don’t recommend it to Rohit Bal and Co. though.... full review

Thumbs up by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...But despite its shortcomings, in the end Fashion is an easy watch because the very subject lends itself to so much interest.... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...FASHION has tremendous curiosity value and also shock value for the Indian audiences.... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...The characters in the film have a straight-faced unfazed demeanour towards the compromises they make in life.... full review

Thumbs up Indicine ...Madhur Bhandarkar is a master story-teller and he proves it yet again with Fashion.... full review

Thumbs up by Harshita Kohli, indya.com ...Bhandarkar has managed to extract a performance which will go down as one of her best. Kangana Ranaut has done a great job too.... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ..."Fashion" explores the world of style through the emotional personal journeys of the key people that make the industry -... full review

Thumbs up by Ashok Nayak, Now Running.com ...Fashion isn't without flaws though. The only thing that could go against it at the box-office is the pace of the film,... full review

Thumbs up by Jahan Bakshi, Now Running.com ...I have to confess that Madhur Bhandarkar's latest feature has left me with strangely mixed feelings... full review

Thumbs up Passion for Cinema ...Fashion is another addition to his series of realistic movies.... full review

Thumbs up by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...‘Fashion’ is laced with all the ingredients to make a it a bumper Diwali blockbuster.... full review

Thumbs down by Elvis D'Silva, Rediff ...Priyanka Chopra's clothes seem just as ambitious when she is a 'nobody' as when she turns into a 'somebody'... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...In Fashion too, his gaze remains artificial; exploitative, ready to milk any bit of juicy news.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...the film desperately needs some tight editing to cut out the flab. Nevertheless, go, witness woman power, in all its agony and ecstasy.... full review

So-So Upper Stall ...All in all, the film is a disappointing and tedious watch and comes to life but sporadically.... full review