Kismat Konnection - External Reviews

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

Lage Raho Munnabhai (LRM) meets Jab We Met but without the charm or humor of either. Vidya Balan blends Janvi of LRM with Suman of Munnabhai MBBS. Shahid Kapoor plays chocolate hero, again! Aziz Mirza is still in I'm directing Shah Rukh Khan mode.

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27 reviewers have given Kismat Konnection an average rating of 1.5/5.0 (?)

4 yays
15 nays
8 so-so

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So-So by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...It plods when Juhi Chawla enters the scene and hams with no holds barred... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...makes you feel you’re under a ten-ton block of concrete, trapped in a joyless world where boring things keep happening to boring people... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...Setting up the element of chance that runs through the film, we’re told at the beginning, “Life is like a game of cards.” Yeah, and sometimes, the audiences end up jokers.... full review

Thumbs up by Aaina Sharma, Bollywood Mantra ...Ahmed Khan’s choreography is breath-taking... full review

So-So by Fatema H Kagalwala, Business of Cinema ...Not that the movie does not manage to create a world and charm of its own... full review

Thumbs down by Yasser Usmaan, DearCinema ...The story line is wafer-thin.... full review

Thumbs down by Deep, Deep's Home ...I am still Yawning... full review

Thumbs down Filmiholic ...The music, well, really just the first and last songs, are ok, but the picturizations are awful.... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...Vidya Balan looks gorgeous, but there are certain angles in which she looks way older than she actually is.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...this could have been riproaringly funny but that wasn’t written in your kismat... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...it's impossible to relate to Mirza's cardboard characters who come with no back-story, no explanations whatsoever... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...The characters we watch on screen are relatable... full review

Thumbs down by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...Just when you start liking the breezy premise, the director decides to add (rotten) meat to the story by adding a hackneyed love triangle to stretch the screenplay by a few more clichéd scenes... full review

So-So by Janhvi Patel, indya.com ...t does get a little predictable but it does not drag too much, thankfully.... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...Shahid has wonderful energy, dances like a dream... full review

Thumbs down musicNmovies.info ...Only Kismat can save this movie in the Box Office.... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, NDTV ...This is a premise from Aziz Mirza's Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman or even Lage Raho Munnabhai. You learn that isn't the film either.... full review

So-So by Jahan Bakshi, Now Running.com ...Shahid Kapur does a decent job but never really manages to come totally into his own... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...Shot by the invincible Binod Pradhan, the city looks pretty... full review

Thumbs down by Joxily John, Planet Bollywood ...we have a typical SRK script here.... full review

Thumbs up by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...The boy has come off age and has a wonderful screen presence.... full review

Thumbs down by Elvis D'Silva, Rediff ... the music is nothing to write home about... full review

Thumbs down SearchIndia.com ...virtually zero chemistry between Vidya Balan and Shahid Kapoor.... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...The romance between Shahid and Vidya is wonderful to watch... full review

So-So by Arshiya Kapadiya, Times Now ...Vidya gets her look right for a change... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...But what's even more depressing is the complete paucity of a sensible plot, the plodding narration and the thanda connection between Shahid and Vidya.... full review