Fukrey - External Reviews

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

Four losers bond over some foolish plans to make it rich quick. Quirky and fun in the second half, it is a pain to go through in the first half though.



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35 reviewers have given Fukrey an average rating of 3.1/5.0 (?)

17 yays
8 nays
10 so-so

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So-So by Anna Vetticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies ...The nicest touches in this film come from its very naturally portrayed boy-girl relationships.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ... freaking good!... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...What’s missing is the sense that something is at stake. Rather, we see what’s at stake, we know it, but we don’t feel it as the film progresses.... full review

Thumbs up by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...Musically, Ram Sampat composes some good tracks which have been used very intelligently in the film and you don’t mind watching them played in their shorter versions like “Ambarsariya” ... full review

Thumbs up by Anjum Shabbir, Bolly Spice ...Farhan and Ritesh have produced a fresh and entertaining film. ... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...The best thing about FUKREY is its casting and by zeroing on relative newcomers for the principal leads, the makers steer clear of the baggage of image that reputable actors, generally, cart on their shoulders.... full review

Thumbs up by Namrata Thakker, Bollywood Life ...The movie is too long since all the naach-gaana is only towards the end. ... full review

Thumbs down by Malvika Rao, BookmyShow ...Not as funny as it could have been.... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Gahlot, cinemaah ...What is a little worrisome is the takeaway from the film-- that it's okay to be dishonest layabouts and then find underhand ways like drug peddling to making money.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Deccan Chronicle ...Technically Baylon Fonseca’s sound design is A-grade but the set décor and cinematography are ordinary. ... full review

So-So by Rony D'Costa, Desi Martini ...Fukrey has likeable actors but an inconsistent script.... full review

So-So by Smita, Desi Martini ...There are a few clever devices and some funny characters that make the movie watchable... full review

So-So by Tushar Joshi, DNA ...struggles to make its own identity... full review

Thumbs up by Rachit Gupta, Filmfare ...Emotionally adept and equally funny... full review

Thumbs up by Piyasree Dasgupta, FirstPost ...it’ll definitely figure in the deeply satisfying list called movies that kick ass.... full review

Thumbs down Free Press Journal ...Writers Vipul Vig and Mrighdeep throw the foursome into several sticky situations which could have been side-splittingly funny but that’s not the case here. ... full review

So-So by Anupama Chopra, Hindustan Times ...The characters and actors are a perfect match.... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...A tighter script and more screen time for the excellent Pankaj Tripathi, as enterprising campus security guard Pandeyji, might have helped turn this moderately entertaining film into a rollicking good caper. ... full review

Thumbs up by Swati Deogire, In.com ...We applaud Mrighdeep Singh Lamba for making a story that could have crumbled like a house of cards, stand tall.... full review

So-So by Harsh, India Entertainment ...The screenplay is tight and in sync with the plot while the dialogues are amazing and can make you laugh! ... full review

So-So by Vinayak Chakravorty, india today ...The four greenhorn leads make a spirited whole that primarily drives this film. The scene stealer though is Richa’s Bholi Punbjaban.... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...Chadda is as faux as her part.... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...In times when non-farcical comedies seem to be a myth, Fukrey is a 'dream come true'. Highly entertaining!... full review

Thumbs up Indicine ...Ram Sampath’s music adds another layer to an already impressive film. ... full review

Thumbs down by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...Richa Chadha is at the zenith of her impressionable work. As the bubbly and boisterous Bholi Punjaban, she is near perfect!... full review

Thumbs down by Sanjukta Sharma, Live Mint ...There is enough humour in ‘Fukrey’ but that’s not enough to lift the loose, outstretched writing... full review

Thumbs up by Jaidev Hemmady, Movie Talkies ...surely be a hit amongst the youth…... full review

So-So by Divya Solgama, MoviezADDA ...some good time pass fun and entertainment.... full review

Thumbs up by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...Fukrey captures a similar spirit, albeit in a very different flavor and the small film experiment about life's trivialities manages to entertain for most part.... full review

Thumbs up by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...The film is replete with the lingo of Delhi’s streets and college campuses and the four young actors do a fair job of ensuring consistent authenticity of diction. ... full review

Thumbs up by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...Fukrey may not be a Rock On!! or Dil Chahta Hai but the new-age relatable bromance and humour that has you in splits all the time makes it for a great watch. ... full review

Thumbs up by Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters ...Lamba loosens his grip on the proceedings at several places and the script does waver sometimes, wasting time in love stories and other sub plots the film could have done without. ... full review

Thumbs up by Sudhish Kamath, The Hindu ...Once you accept this premise, you will love every bit of Fukrey.... full review

Thumbs up by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...Mrighdeep infuses comedy throughout, subtle and fresh.... full review

So-So by Rummana Ahmed, yahoo! India ...Despite it’s moments, ‘Fukrey’ disappoints... full review