Maharathi - External Reviews

wogma rating: The keen should rent; else TV (?)
quick review:

There’s no way this cast can disappoint in serious drama. But drama disappointed coz it takes its time to build & thrillers can’t drag



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23 reviewers have given Maharathi an average rating of 2.7/5.0 (?)

6 yays
4 nays
13 so-so

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Thumbs up by noyon jyoti parasara, AOL INDIA ...Maharathi is indeed a good suspense drama.... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, ...MAHARATHI is an out and out Paresh Rawal fare.... full review

Thumbs up by Kaveree Bamzai, india today ...Maharathi is a movie which allows you to revel in the acting chops on display.... full review

Thumbs up by Siddharth Pillai, Passion for Cinema ...The effectiveness of ‘Maharathi’ is full credit to the subtle inventiveness of Nair and crew.... full review

Thumbs up by Harshita Kohli, StarBoxOffice ...He has turned a very popular play into what can become an equally popular movie.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...There are enough turns and twists in the plot to keep you in nail-biting mode,... full review

So-So by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...Despite such a talented ensemble, director Shivam Nair botches up ‘Maharathi’ with his shoddy direction, giving you only a few edge-of-the-seat moments in this thanda thriller.... full review

So-So Business of Cinema ...The film's treatment is commendable, the editing is a different story.... full review

So-So by Abhishek Mande, Buzz18 ...Maharathi works better as a mainstream play.... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Crushingly slow and painfully predictable, Maharathi is your typical stage-to-screen adaptation gone very wrong.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...There's no place for songs in the film and the sole track towards the end -- the promotional number -- looks out of place.... full review

So-So ...It rises above the run-of-the-mill thriller primarily because of clever narration of the story... full review

So-So by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...The plot that starts off promisingly is flawed by few loopholes.... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...The real acting honors in the film, however, are shared by Paresh Rawal and Boman Irani, both of who deliver seamless performances.... full review

So-So by Mayank Shekhar, Mumbai Mirror ...There is no cinematic thrill to this thriller.... full review

So-So by Jivraj Burman, Now ...The surprise of "Maharathi," undoubtedly, is Neha Dhupia. As a ruthless, greedy housewife, she shows some spark of histrionics one never thought she was gifted with.... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Consider Maharathi if you’re in the mood for an unhurried thriller with some remarkable performances.... full review

So-So by Spicezee Bureau, ZEENEWS.COM ...The film scores on few aspects like camera work and dialogues.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...What this adaptation is striving to state or how it’s entertaining you remains an Agatha Christie-like mystery.... full review

Thumbs down by Jahan Bakshi, Now ...This was a script crying out for a better cinematic adaptation.... full review

Thumbs down by Patcy N, Rediff ...Om Puri's talent is wasted -- he has only three scenes in the film.... full review

Thumbs down by Filmbear, Upper Stall ...Maharathi is a huge disappointment for everyone who was waiting for performance sparks to fly and is a boring film to boot.... full review