Makhi - External Reviews

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Makhi is a dubbed version of Telugu film Eega. Since the movie has already reviewed by Harish, I would like to point you to his review. Thank you!

Reviews

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27 reviewers have given Makhi an average rating of 4.6/5.0 (?)

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2 nays
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Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, Apun Ka Choice ...the fly creates quite a buzz! ... full review

Thumbs up by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...The film proudly proves that CINEMA in South India is miles ahead than what is being made in Bollywood. Movies To See Before You Die.... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...Unlike most times when I forewarn my readers to leave their brains at home, I'd like to pronounce that you need to wear your thinking caps while watching MAKKHI.... full review

Thumbs up by Deboshree Ghosh, Bollywood Life ...Makkhi buzzes its way into our hearts!... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, Daily Bhaskar ...This is because the protagonist is a fly! And that’s a problem. Of all southern remakes, this is the one that could do with being re-shot with larger budgets, re-edited with snappier cuts, rather than merely being re-released. ... full review

Thumbs up by Khalid Mohamed, Deccan Chronicle ...It packs a sting... full review

Thumbs up by Shabana Ansari, DNA ...This typical South Indian fare is sprinkled liberally with masala and served hot with dollops of passion, vendetta, reincarnation and the triumph of good over evil. ... full review

Thumbs up by Vivek Bhatia, Filmfare ...Kudos to Kotagiri Venkateshwar Rao for coming up with such a novel concept and director Rajamouli for his commendable execution. Despite the umpteen absurdities, Makkhi comes across as utterly ridiculous, yet believable.... full review

Thumbs up Free Press Journal ...The symbolism (possibly un-intentioned) of the vulnerable and seemingly meek becoming all-powerful when infused with the strength of purpose and single-minded devotion to cause, makes for a telling moral.... full review

Thumbs up by Deepa Garimella, fullhyd.com ...Turning a filthy insect into a protagonist you laugh and cry with, Eega is a rollicking entertainer movie that also accomplishes something else - pushes the boundaries of the Telugu film industry's imagination.... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ... It's another story that I had to literally bulldoze my way into buying a ticket at IMAX since I was the only one for the first show at 3.45pm. ... full review

Thumbs up by Anupama Chopra, Hindustan Times ... Makkhi is the most outlandish film I've seen in years. It's also the most fun I've had in a theatre recently. ... full review

Thumbs up by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Kannada actor Sudeep plays his part of the cold-hearted villain with true comic book flair and even a cartoonish tinge.... full review

Thumbs down by Fatema H Kagalwala, India Entertainment ...However, it holds onto good old story-telling conventions and serves a tight and engaging dramatic piece but as a lasting experience it falls way short.... full review

Thumbs up by Vinayak Chakravorty, india today ...It's 's absurd. It's amazing.... full review

Thumbs up by Shubra Gupta, indian express ...‘Makkhi’ gives us a refreshingly different, innovative take on a little creature one tends to swat away and forget : in SS Rajamouli’s hugely entertaining film... full review

Thumbs up by Apurv Bhatia, koimoi ...Not just for the kids, even the adults might want to have a look atleast once at this piece. They just might end up rooting for the ‘housefly’ !... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...An interesting plot, brilliant performances and path breaking CGI (according to Indian standards) make this film a must-watch!... full review

Thumbs up by Deepti Assnani, MoviezADDA ...Although generally it is believed that dubbed stories are doomed, yet Makkhi makes an exception.... full review

Thumbs up by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ... perfect example of the wonders a human brain can do if you just let it wander out of the box... full review

Thumbs up by Namrata Joshi, Outlook India ...Take the age-old reincarnation theme of Indian films, add a dash of fantasy and sci-fi and a moral more implicit than overt and what you get is a winsome film. ... full review

Thumbs up by Ankur Pathak, Rediff ...The Hindi dubbing is superficial and substandard but that doesn't matter much. ... full review

Thumbs up by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Technically, the film is a treat. In this carefully crafted 'live-action' film, the makkhi dances, flies, cries and emotes with gusto! ... full review

Thumbs up by K N Gupta, SmasHits.com ...a movie you miss at your peril.... full review

Thumbs up Star Blockbuster ...he film could have been shorter by 10 minutes and excluded superstition stuff about tantriks.... full review

Thumbs up by Meena Iyer, Times of India ...The portion involving a tantrik is pure hog-wash and more suited to a B-grade horror film than here. But this is a minor irritant in an otherwise enjoyable film. ... full review

Thumbs up by Shomini Sen, ZEENEWS.COM ...the film works mostly because of two reasons - its creativity and to make a mundane run of the mill revenge story so appealing.... full review