Lootera - External Reviews

wogma rating: Add to 'must watch' list (?)
quick review:

Lootera reminds you of the times you have wondered, why people fall in love despite themselves.



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39 reviewers have given Lootera an average rating of 3.8/5.0 (?)

25 yays
5 nays
9 so-so

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Thumbs up by Anna Vetticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies ...Zest and verve of the kind we get in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani are what Bollywood romances usually aim for these days. Lootera is different. It’s reflective, gentle, lyrical and reads like a letter to our hearts.... full review

So-So by Naresh Kumar Deoshi, Apun Ka Choice ...Watch 'Lootera' for Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh... full review

Thumbs up by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...Lootera is an easy film to like. ... full review

So-So by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...I really wish it had the depth shown by the director in his first venture.... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...an intrinsically earnest and profoundly heartwarming story that stays in your heart... full review

Thumbs up by Shweta Parande, Bollywood Life ... If you don’t like such films and prefer the gloss and glamour of say, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, then skip this one.... full review

Thumbs up by Shadab Hasnain, BookmyShow ...A poetic yet flawed love story. But then, love stories are indeed flawed in real life too.... full review

So-So by Deepa Gahlot, cinemaah ...Because Lootera is a clutter-breaker, so good-looking and made with such an eagerness to please, it deserves a look, but be prepared to be underwhelmed... because masterpieces happen, they are not planned.... full review

So-So by Khalid Mohamed, Deccan Chronicle ...All the pros and cons considered, then, here’s a commendable labour of love, enhanced by Amit Trivedi’s music score. ... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhil Arora, Desi Martini ...Lootera is superbly made and acted, but the romance feels shortchanged.... full review

Thumbs up by Ameetbhuvan, Desi Martini ...Lootera is superbly made and acted, but the romance feels shortchanged.... full review

Thumbs up by Rony D'Costa, Desi Martini ... in a world where the head rules the heart lootera takes us back to a time when love was all heart.... full review

Thumbs up by Sarita Tanwar, DNA ...Lootera charms you and slowly draws you into its lost world... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Deosthalee, Film Impressions ...Lootera too is heart-breaking in its own way––to think of the film he might have made if greater care was taken in telling a story with feeling rather than merely painting a pretty canvas!... full review

Thumbs up by Rachit Gupta, Filmfare ...A picturesque and poignant love story... full review

Thumbs down by Deepanjana Pal, FirstPost ...Sonakshi impresses but Lootera is boring... full review

Thumbs down by Johnson Thomas, Free Press Journal ...The adaptation is constructively flawed, where the character and nature of the milieu lie forgotten in the cut-out characterisations.... full review

Thumbs up by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Drop whatever you're doing and soak in this love saga... full review

Thumbs up by Swati Deogiri, In.com ...'Lootera' is a glorious film that works on the finer cinematic details whilst it unfolds.... full review

So-So by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...She is the real looteri; her Lootera should have had more heft. So should have the film. ... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...will steal your heart!... full review

Thumbs up Indicine ...The oblique pace may turn-off a few... full review

Thumbs up by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...Perhaps the calamity could be enhanced, but art films with its quality of minimalism works for it.... full review

Thumbs up by Sanjukta Sharma, Live Mint ...A very accomplished, beautiful film. At its centre is a captivating lead performance by Sonakshi Sinha... full review

Thumbs up by Shubha Shetty-Saha, MiD DAY ...The hummable songs (music by Amit Trivedi and lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya) add to the overall old world charm of the film. ... full review

So-So by Jaidev Hemmady, Movie Talkies ...Though the film has an old-world charm and aura to it, the slow pace might not appeal to today's youth.... full review

Thumbs up by Divya Solgama, MoviezADDA ...'Lootera' not only adds in the list of good films but also brings back the much needed simplicity in our Hindi films.... full review

So-So by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...As much as I'd like to reward Lootera for it's craft I firmly believe that films can only win you over with the ability to tell a story.... full review

Thumbs up by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...he outstanding sound design, which, like everything else in the film, is delivered unobtrusively, helps the ambience emerge.... full review

So-So by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...Lootera has everything going for it right from the breath-taking cinematography, laudable acting to lilting music but just not the story. ... full review

Thumbs up by Raja Sen, Rediff ...a gorgeous, gorgeous film... full review

Thumbs up by Aseem Chhabra, Rediff ...reminds us why we like to watch films... full review

Thumbs up by Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters ...If there is one thing to be said about Vikramaditya Motwane’s craft, it is that he makes melancholy look beautiful. ... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Languid, lyrical, lost! ... full review

Thumbs up by K N Gupta, SmasHits.com ...the movie is worth a watch.... full review

Thumbs down by Sudhish Kamath, The Hindu ...This is the kind of film you might get bored watching in the theatres but find your mom crying to, when it plays on TV. Maybe it’s generation gap, maybe a threshold for patience...... full review

Thumbs up by Meena Iyer, Times of India ...ou may find this film boring if state-of-the-art, slow romance is not your idea of a movie outing.... full review

Thumbs down by The ThirdMan, Upper Stall ...the first half notwithstanding, Lootera is highly disappointing... full review

Thumbs up by Ananya Bhattacharya, ZEENEWS.COM ...Ranveer and Sonakshi make the heart bleed! ... full review