Jashnn - External Reviews

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

Age old family drama tweaked to give a contemporary feel. Doesn't help the most ancient tug-of-war. Preachy dialogues and scenes that drag on manage to create a soporific effect in the theater.



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24 reviewers have given Jashnn an average rating of 2.0/5.0 (?)

8 yays
13 nays
3 so-so

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Thumbs down by Noyon Jyoti Parasara, AOL INDIA ...Shahana plays it with class. That’s a good addition to a very regular story. ... full review

Thumbs up by Manish Gajjar, BBC ...The emotionally charged confrontations between the four troubled characters are enough to tug your heart strings due to the directors’ perfect execution of the scenes.... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...Raksha Mistry and Hasnain Hyderabadwala direct with a moralistic eye trained on the pedestrian tribulations that befall Akash in his pursuit of stardom... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...JASHNN loses its grip during the romantic sequences.... full review

Thumbs up by Daliya Ghose, Bollywood Mantra ...Director duo Hasnain S Hyderabadwala and Raksha Mistry have handled the subject well.... full review

Thumbs down by Anand Vaishnav, Buzz18 ...ood sister. The notorious sibling could have played an interesting part in Adhyayan's self discovery, had the writers not lost focus. ... full review

Thumbs up desi hits ...The surprise package of the film is Shahana Goswami ... full review

Thumbs down by Aniruddha Guha, DNA ...A lot of times you can't understand why the characters don't use their brains a bit.... full review

Thumbs down by Jaiwantika Dutta-Dhupkar, fullhyd.com ...the directors seem to think that becoming a somebody from a nobody has a lot to do with swabbing toilet floors at hotels and eating cold mess lunches, going by the amount of footage the fact hogs.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...An old-fashioned morality tale with stereotypes for characters, Jashnn fails miserably because the drama's so predictable and most of the performances so embarrassing... full review

So-So by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...Shagufta Rafique’s screenplay follows a predictable pattern but the writer pens some interesting sequences that work towards compelling character conflicts... full review

So-So Indicine ...Music by Sharib Toshi, Aftab Nauman and Sanjay Chandelier is top-notch. ... full review

Thumbs up by Roshni Mulchandani, Life Love and Logic ...Adhyayan Suman shines and even outshines the rest of the cast.... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...The film flows well for the most part, but the most interesting and compelling moments remain the first half ... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, NDTV ...Why think of some rubbish when you can lift from a DVD I say!... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...At its heart, "Jashnn" is a simple story about four troubled people tied together in a baffling labyrinth of complicated emotions. ... full review

Thumbs down by Ashok Nayak, Now Running.com ...The first half is quiet strong, high on emotions and reasonably paced. The problem though, is with the second half ... full review

Thumbs down by Atta Khan, Planet Bollywood ...At least they continue their tradition of serving us with good music which is once again the highlight of an otherwise feeble effort.... full review

Thumbs up by Gohar Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...Although the flick is gripping nonetheless it has its shares of flaws like it becomes lackluster in romantic scenes... full review

Thumbs down by Nithya Ramani, Rediff ...Newcomer Humayun Saeed is quite the surprise package.... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Adhyayan Suman has worked for his performance and it shows. Which is the problem; for when efforts become palpable, the character's authenticity is affected.... full review

Thumbs down by Janhvi Patel, StarBoxOffice ...What works for Adhyayan in his scenes with Shahana is that he just has to react to her unmatched hysteria... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...But hey, Jashnn isn't just a story with a lot of heart. It's told with in a heartwarming way too, with moments that touch you with their naked pain. ... full review

Thumbs down by The ThirdMan, Upper Stall ...Logic and credibility go out of the window. ... full review