Hulla - External Reviews

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

With sub-plots repeating themselves, the entire plot leans towards boring. But it's realistic enough for you to sense your housing society on the big screen.



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25 reviewers have given Hulla an average rating of 2.1/5.0 (?)

7 yays
11 nays
7 so-so

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Thumbs up by Bikas Mishra, DearCinema ...“Hulla” masterly captures the unique relationship that Raj and Janardan share... full review

Thumbs up by Shubhra Gupta, Express India ...The plot’s simple. But the treatment makes it a whimsical, affectionate study of people... full review

Thumbs up by Janhvi Patel, ...Bid adieu to fancy designer mansions to make way for one bedroom matchbox apartments with dull pista green walls... full review

Thumbs up Live Mint ...While the satire in ‘Hulla’ isn’t as heartless as it needs to be, it’s certainly dispiriting for anybody who believes that Mumbai is India’s urbs prima.... full review

Thumbs up by Anurag Kashyap, Passion for Cinema ...What no review saw in the first place was that here Sushant’s Raj puri was not the protagnist and Rajat Kapoor’s “Janardan” was not the antagonist. They were just two characters at different ends of a problem... full review

Thumbs up by Kenny, Passion for Cinema ...Hulla had me and even my NRI buddy laughing from start to finish, and it did so without insulting my intelligence, which is all I bloody ask of a movie... full review

Thumbs up by Subrat, Passion for Cinema ...It’s an intelligent film that takes its intelligence lightly and yes, almost flimsily.... full review

So-So by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...Jaideep Varma shows audacity in picking a mundane, yet relatable, subject and stretching it to a full-blown story... full review

So-So by Martin D'Souza, ...Rajat Kapoor as the building secretary who is also into investing in shares apart from his private business enacts his role to the 'T'.... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Hulla doesn't quite work in the end because it overstays its welcome... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...After setting up things so beautifully in the first hour, you expect an encore in the second hour. But it's not engaging at all... full review

So-So by Deepa Gahlot, MSN Entertainment ...there's only this much it can be stretched.... full review

So-So by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...To send laugh on the viewers’ face is difficult and the film certainly tries to send smiles.... full review

So-So by Patcy N, Rediff ...The film seems to take you to a high pitch, and then drop unexpectedly.... full review

Thumbs down by Sanskriti Media, AOL INDIA ...The director seems to have never lived in Mumbai. The protagonists Raj and Abha have presumably shifted to a Mumbai suburb to find peace!... full review

Thumbs down by Preeti Arora, Buzz18 ...Unfortunately, the humour has been handled in a clumsy, slipshod fashion... full review

Thumbs down by Aniruddha Guha, DNA ...When you start to think that the film is drawing to a close, you are greeted with the 'Interval' sign... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...thanks to the believable performances by Stockbroker and Chairman, you don’t actually run out of the auditorium to check your own ear drums.... full review

Thumbs down by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...while his idea is novel, his approach is rather repetitive... full review

Thumbs down by Amit R Agarwal, merinews ...Rajat Kapoor has given better performances, same for Sushant Singh.... full review

Thumbs down by Meena Iyer, Mumbai Mirror ...Varma even comes up with a few witty lines but post interval the film clearly loses steam.... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...the characters and conflict aren't energetic or compelling enough to sustain a two-hour film.... full review

Thumbs down by Eye TV India Bureau, ...hat's why the viewers were found saying that the writer has stretched the story too far, making the climax unjustifiable... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...this could easily be one of the most exasperating attempts at humour in recent times... full review

Thumbs down by Filmbear, Upper Stall ...makes some unique observations on life in suburban Mumbai and at least these are noteworthy... full review