Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal - External Reviews

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quick review:

Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal should show up in the thesaurus look up for incoherent and 'all over the place'. Such a shame to see likes of Paresh Rawal, Om Puri and Nana Patekar in such lame roles.



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23 reviewers have given Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal an average rating of 0.3/5.0 (?)

0 yays
20 nays
3 so-so

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Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...Songs in this so called comedy, provide you enough time to take your important calls, visit the washroom or go out for a bite several times before and after the interval. ... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...While the first half has a few interesting episodes, but seems stretched, the second hour seems never-ending, with not much meat in the screenplay.... full review

So-So by IANS, Bollywood Life ...Clean, healthy entertainer by Priyadarshan!... full review

So-So by Kanika Rajani, BookmyShow ...Needless to say it’s worth a watch, so what if a renowned director is loosing his magical touch, his films yet don’t fail to make you laugh.... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Gahlot, cinemaah ...neither comedy, nor drama, not romance, not suspense, not even a human ant and grasshopper moral tale—just tiresome, loud and so boring... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, Daily Bhaskar ...Is this good enough to make a full-on feature film? If the director is Priyadarshan, you needn’t answer that question. ... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Deccan Chronicle ...Malamaal, weakly... full review

Thumbs down by Rony D'Costa, Desi Martini ...I was looking forward to this film for only one reason. That is Nana Patekar and Priyadarshan working together. But, Nana Patekar is in an almost mute mode throughout the film like a walking mechanical zombie. Most... full review

So-So by Nupur Barua, fullhyd.com ...Shreyas Talpade does justice to his role, somewhat, but gets carried away at times with some (involuntary) hamming... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...What is even more frightening is that artistes of the caliber of Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Nana Patekar and Shreyas Talpade actually agreed to be a part of this... full review

Thumbs down by Divya Solgama, Gomolo.in ...Shreyas Talpade deservingly gets a major role after a long time, but gets little help from the writers both on the character-sketch and the script-writing level.... full review

Thumbs down by Fatema H Kagalwala, India Entertainment ...As far as comedies go Priyadarshan’s actors perform with a general abandon, not shy of taking their performances several pitches above what appeals.... full review

Thumbs down by Vinayak Chakravorty, india today ...KDM labours under situations familiar from a zillion Priyadarshan slapsticks. ... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...Not one of these actors, each of whom is capable of excellence, is played to his strengths : Patekar especially is given hobnailed boots and made to trample over his role.... full review

Thumbs down by Nayandeep, koimoi ...Debutante Madhurima as Maria is a complete waste and she would curse herself for signing this stupid trash of a film as her foray into the tinsel town... full review

Thumbs down by Shakti Shetty, MiD DAY ...No stranger to bucolic scripts, Shreyas almost aces the lazybones persona. Nana doesn’t look like Om Puri’s son either off-screen or on-screen.... full review

Thumbs down Movie Talkies ...Although the performances put in by the cast, comprising Shreyas, Paresh, Om, Nana, are quite good, put all of them together in one sequence and you will realize that the adage 'too many cooks spoil the broth' is so true. ... full review

Thumbs down by Saumil Gandhi, Mumbai Mirror ...This is the problem with the film, it has very little to offer in terms of a screenplay to take this basic storyline ahead. More importantly, for a film trying to be a comedy, it falls pretty flat.... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...The punches and gags are uninspiring and insipid and mostly end up annoying you no end.... full review

Thumbs down by Ankur Pathak, Rediff ...There is no genuine dramatic premise and no conflict between the characters other than physical fights which occur so often that you feel bruised and beaten up and end up not giving a damn about anything or anyone. ... full review

Thumbs down by Sudhish Kamath, The Hindu ...A terribly slow, fake remake that makes you feel sorry for the talented leads and the technical team... full review

Thumbs down by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...One thing Priyadarshan doesn't do is 'lose the plot' here; simply because there isn't one to begin with... full review

Thumbs down by Bikas Bhagat, ZEENEWS.COM ...It gets all the more annoying when the film tries to pick the tempo, but fails miserably primarily on account of a weak storyline.... full review