Once Upon A Time In Mumbai - External Reviews
Once Upon A Time In Mumbai is based on the underworld scene of the 70s, ruled by Sultan Mirza- A character based on Haji Mastan. It's a film that explores the power that Sultan Mirza holds on all Mumbai, his love story with film actress Rehana and his rise and fall with rebel sidekick, Shoaib, who is modeled on young Dawood Ibrahim.
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49 reviewers have given Once Upon A Time In Mumbai an average rating of 3.9/5.0 (?)
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Thumbs up by Daliya Ghose, Bollywood Mantra ...Powerful script, strong screenplay, electrifying dialogue grips the interest level of the audience. Read more: Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Movie Review | Kangana Ranaut | Ajay Devgan | Prachi Desai http://www.bollywoodmantra.com/movie-review/once-upon-a-time-in-mumbai/#ixzz0wwTAE13p ... full review
Thumbs up by Mayank Shekhar, Hindustan Times ...Few actors in mainstream films manage a self-assured, under-stated swagger, convey so much silently, sometimes just with their glance and droopy eyes. It’s a camera art. Bachchan perfected it as the ‘angry young man’. Devgn, you can tell, is his fine successor.... full review
Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Passion for Cinema ...In actuality, Madhubala’s sister Sona, has protested against the film, in the capacity of the wife of Haji Mastan. Which is to say that the storyline isn’t an exact replica of the characters etched here, but the references are more than apparent.... full review