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39 reviewers have given Himmatwala an average rating of 0.5/5.0 (?)
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Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...For added measure, he throws in an attempted rape, as if to remind us that, in those days, this was one of the reasons the hero had a sister. And then he spoofs the shower scene in Psycho, right down to the matching dissolve between the bathtub drain and the victim’s eye.... full review
Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...You cozy yourself in the chair, expecting to be entertained. And that is exactly what Sajid does and manages to maintain the momentum throughout the first half. But what really brings all his hard work apart is his eagerness to throw more twists and turns into the already well-twisted plot. ... full review
Thumbs down by Nandini Ramnath, Live Mint ...Undiscriminating children might enjoy the slow-motion action sequences and the rhyming, pun-laden humour (the principal dialogue is by Farhad-Sajid), while equally undiscriminating adults might spare a few tee-hees for the antics of the reliably hammy actors Manjrekar and Rawal.... full review
Thumbs down by Gayatri Sankar, ZEENEWS.COM ...Nonetheless, performances of certain characters make the film bearable. Paresh Rawal as Narayan Das is outstanding. He literally reminds you of comic legend Kader Khan and his witty dialogues, something that has been missing in films these days. ... full review