Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbaai Dobaara - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch when on TV (?)
quick review:

Love, loyalty, hatred - themes that could've been so much more than heavy lines delivered in a heavy tone.



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28 reviewers have given Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbaai Dobaara an average rating of 1.3/5.0 (?)

1 yays
15 nays
12 so-so

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So-So by Anna MM Vetticad , Anupama Chopra ...OUATIMD is not an absolute washout though. ... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...hoaib (Akshay Kumar) is the undisputed, unscrupulous don... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...Luthria stages a couple of competent action sequences, along with some enjoyable masala moments.... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...spend an evening with your family instead of watching this avoidable, boring and repetitive sequel this festive weekend.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...ONCE UPON AY TIME IN MUMBAI DOBAARA! has a powerful second half and the drama/conflict helps the film regain ground, after a shaky first hour.... full review

So-So by Siddhi Palande, BookmyShow ...Planning your Independence day celebration with OUATIMD will not be a bad choice, however, it is a one-time watch. - See more at: http://in.bookmyshow.com/entertainment/once-upon-a-time-in-mumbaai-dobara-film-review/25066#sthash.aW5cdoMh.dpuf... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Gahlot, cinemaah ...Dobaara has no reason to exist, except perhaps as a bridge to part three of the franchise, presumably when the don runs his criminal empire from exile. ... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Deccan Chronicle ...'Dobaara' leaves the door open for a third part. But you suspect that the gangster flick genre has had its heyday. Enough please.... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhil Arora, Desi Martini ...Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara is commercial filmmaking gone horribly wrong ... full review

Thumbs down by Dhiren Trivedi, DNA ...Milan Luthria's lame attempt to recreate and better his original 2010 hit film bites the dust... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Deosthalee, Film Impressions ...In writer Rajat Aroraa and director Milan Luthria’s worldview women are commodities men use for distraction, gratification or merely as possessions.... full review

So-So by Rachit Gupta, Filmfare ...But when a 160 minute movie slackens in its pace, no amount of huffing and puffing from its leading man can save the day. They say sequels are never as good as their predecessors. So here’s adding one more to the list. ... full review

Thumbs down by Mihir Fadnavis, FirstPost ...there’s nothing remotely new or exciting about the film.... full review

Thumbs down by FPJ Bureau, Free Press Journal ...Dobaara’ just doen’t measure up to the first on any level. In fact it makes the ‘first’ one look so good that I am afraid, it might now, in retrospect , get anointed as a classic... full review

So-So by Anupama Chopra , Hindustan Times ...Yes, the film is over-wrought, melodramatic and designed as pulp fiction.... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...Hashmi's brash I want-to-take-over-everything Shoaib is played by Akshay Kumar in the new film... full review

So-So Indicine ... OUATIMD is another example of commerce taking over art. The only reason this film was sanctioned was probably to cash in on the cult following of the previous film... full review

So-So by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...The film fails to be a proper crime thriller or a love saga as it dismally flops at both doing absolutely no justice to either.... full review

Thumbs down by Jaidev Hemmady, Movie Talkies ...The prequel, starring Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi, was an immensely likeable movie. Sadly, the same cannot be said for the sequel. - See more at: http://www.movietalkies.com/movies/reviews/20196/once-upon-ay-time-in-mumbai-dobaara#sthash.Ce4dp1cl.dpuf... full review

So-So by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara is a better crafted film than it's predecessor but unfortunately considerably shallower... full review

So-So by sai, NDTV ...Yet Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara! falls well short of being quite as engaging as the film that it is a sequel to ... full review

So-So by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...Yet Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara! falls well short of being quite as engaging as the film that it is a sequel to ... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara is one film that one wouldn't want to chance twice upon! Inane plot, force conflict and lazy writing can bore you to death... full review

So-So by Namrata Joshi, Outlook India ... showtime Once Upon A Time In Mumbai So what’s making it click big time? This year’s first out-and-out masala entertainer. Namrata Joshi COMMENTS PRINT More Sharing Services Share on facebook Share on pinterest_share Share on twitter Share on email Text Size Starring: Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut Directed by Milan Luthria Rating: ** Milan Luthria’s Once Upon a Time in Mumbai starts off with the bomb blasts of 1993 and then goes back to the ’70s and ’80s. Loosely based on the rise and fall of Haji Mastan... full review

Thumbs down by Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters ...Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara!” is an exasperating movie experience that doesn’t deliver any of the action it promises. Stay far away from this one... full review

Thumbs down by SUDHISH KAMATH, The Hindu ...Because the numerologically- and logically-challenged sequel titled Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbaai Dobaara does not have characters speaking dialogues. They only talk in punch lines... full review

Thumbs up by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...Watch this story of deewana dons and their dilrubas. There's nothing criminal about it! ... full review

So-So by Rummana Ahmed, yahoo! India ...Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobara’ disappoints on various accounts. Most of all it is the labored pace and the tedious romantic track that makes the film a boredom-inducing watch... full review