Listen...Amaya - External Reviews

wogma rating: Buy the DVD already (?)
quick review:

Listen...Amaya is a sweet, urban tale of a mother and her adult daughter. Watch in theater, not for cinematic brilliance but for a story well told.



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17 reviewers have given Listen...Amaya an average rating of 2.8/5.0 (?)

5 yays
3 nays
9 so-so

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Thumbs up by Kanika Rajani, BookmyShow ...Drag your folks for this heartwarming, hopeful family film.... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhil Arora, Desi Martini ... Every character is conveniently assigned character traits and back-stories which spell nothing more than a big fat cliché. ... full review

Thumbs up by Deepa Deosthalee, Film Impressions ...The mother-daughter relationship has a lived-in quality that is so rare in Hindi cinema.... full review

Thumbs down by Trisha Gupta, FirstPost ...much of this film seems stilted and coy, a picture postcard version of upper middle class life that fails ever to come to life. ... full review

So-So Free Press Journal ...As long as the narrative concentrates on the Leela-Jayant love story it works beautifully. ... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, ...Looking back is never the answer, Moving on is what life is all about It is more blessed to give than to receive You know that now, Amaya... ... full review

So-So by Fatema H Kagalwala, India Entertainment ...It is not an easy film to write, direct or perform. While the writing and direction is somewhat loose many times, the performances of the three central actors never falter. ... full review

So-So by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...I liked some of 'Listen Amaya', I really wanted to like it more.... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...If you must watch this film, watch it for Shaikh and Naval and their undeniable chemistry and effortless performance…... full review

So-So by Aakash Barvalia, MoviezADDA ...Initial half-n-hour was pleasant and successfully captivates the viewers, but then the graph suddenly drops down a bit. However few interesting and engaging moments in the film grips you again, and raises the graph relatively. ... full review

So-So by Namrata Joshi, Outlook India ...Swara Bhaskar was delightfully natural in Tanu Weds Manu, but here she displays just a few fleeting expressions that impress. She is largely mannered and self-conscious.... full review

So-So by Sukanya Verma, Rediff ...Even though these events unfold very slowly and simplistically against a bland background score and you know where it’s all headed, the charming presence of these actors keeps you glued to your seats.... full review

Thumbs up by K N Gupta, ...Music by Indraneel Hariharan and Punam Hariharan's lyrics gel well. ... full review

So-So by Roshmila Bhattacharya, Star Blockbuster ...There is a message in the mundane coffee shop chores, but by the time you get there, you need a cuppa or two to keep from dozing off.... full review

Thumbs down by Swati Rohatgi, STARDUST ...there couldn’t have been a better choice for the lead pair than Deepti Naval and Farooque Shaikh. The two easily slip into their characters and showcase a very natural portrayal of myriad emotions... full review

So-So by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...Avinash Kumar Singh has sensitively handled a strong subject textured with social and psychological complexities.... full review

Thumbs up by IANS, ZEENEWS.COM ...On Swara, hinges the film`s final impact. She holds up the film most ably.... full review