Mehbooba - External Reviews

wogma rating: Switch channels if it's on cable (?)
quick review:

"Your thoughts on the movie", someone asked me on twitter? I didn't need to think twice before replying, "can't have too many thoughts after watching it. Mind's too numb after random lyrics, music, choreography, costumes, dialogues, story, acting, etc, etc, etc"

Reviews

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15 reviewers have given Mehbooba an average rating of 0.5/5.0 (?)

0 yays
12 nays
3 so-so

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Thumbs down by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...The dialogues in β€˜Mehbooba’ are utterly filmi and, to top it, the actors speak them as if they would get an award for over-acting.... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...He appears to have made Love Story 1965... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...the camera work is brilliant... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...Supreme sacrifices are in order. You’ll have to make some too.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Having said that one must admit that Mehbooba has scale.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ... It's dated, yes, but it has the old world charm that still works in the hinterland, in the mofussil areas, the Hindi belt.... full review

Thumbs down by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...The film resorts to all sorts of gimmickry from a sari-clad rain song in the studio-shower to a sleazy nautanki item number and an action packed finale.... full review

Thumbs down by Janhvi Patel, indya.com ...Of course this movie is dated because Kader Khan and Reema Lagoo and Asrani are not seen in movies lately... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...What really works for the film is the direction by Afzal Khan and Manisha's acting.... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, NDTV ...Hinterland India, I am told, has begun to miss such Bollywood movies. This is your over-budget Bhojpuri film then.... full review

Thumbs down by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ... The inconsistencies in the narration are covered up with a lot of exterior gloss.... full review

So-So by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...Director Afzal Khan has done a competent job by incorporating a lot of Bollywoodish flavours.... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...While nowhere close to his work in Devdas and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, his effort is not bad and a couple of songs are reasonably good.... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...Guess the time's over for these treacly tales by now. Specially when all the actors have aged and progressed to more meatier roles.... full review