Ramaiya Vastavaiya - External Reviews

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Back to the 90s! Can that mean anything good at all?



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26 reviewers have given Ramaiya Vastavaiya an average rating of 1.6/5.0 (?)

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12 nays
11 so-so

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Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...RAMAIYA VASTAVAIYA is a simplistic love story narrated competently. Besides, the chemistry between the lead actors, the gripping second hour and of course, the Hit musical score should contribute to its triumph. Recommended! ... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, FirstPost ...Prabhudheva’s assertive yet restrained vision manages to instil a sense of freshness and warmth to the trite often ridiculously anarchic proceedings.... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...Full marks to director Prabhudheva for keeping the youngsters in check and giving the movie the precise dose of love, emotion, action and dance.... full review

So-So by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...It’s a predictable love story with juvenile humour, passable performances and catchy music.... full review

So-So by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...watch it only if you are a true fan of that dated era of 80s and can still enjoy many exactly similar sequences once again.... full review

So-So by Prateeksha Khot, Bolly Spice ...the movie offers nothing new for the audience and if you have seen the original then you might as well go back and see that again instead.... full review

So-So by Namrata Thakker, Bollywood Life ...the story is predictable from start to finish.... full review

So-So by Tushar Joshi, DNA ...If old school, loud and over-dramatic romance is your thing, then Ramaiya Vastavaiya is the ticket to buy!... full review

So-So by Vinayak Chakravorty, india today ...Offers nothing new... full review

So-So by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...Ramaiya Vastavaiya is strictly a mediocre entertainer that despite its loud and garish ways manages to hold well.... full review

So-So by Jaidev Hemmady, Movie Talkies ...Though the story is quite predictable and full on clichés, the film has a sweetness to it, which will appeal to the audience…... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Watch if you'd like to revisit an '80s style romance with the songs, dances, humour and melodrama all mixed in. ... full review

So-So by K N Gupta, SmasHits.com ...The movie's plus point is music. ... full review

So-So by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...This one's like a pretty field decked up in celebration, but with no real harvest to show... full review

Thumbs down by Anna MM Vetticad , annavetticadgoes2themovies ...Ramaiya Vastavaiya is such a dated and formulaic film that it begs the question: why was it made? ... full review

Thumbs down Daily Bhaskar ...it is an over the top love story that is not even easy to digest in 2013... full review

Thumbs down Free Press Journal ...This one is terribly old-fashioned stale romance profusely stereotypical in its run.... full review

Thumbs down by Swayamsrestha Kar, Fully Hyderabad ...Ramaiya Vastavaiya is a film that tries hard to be DDLJ, but fails. It tries harder to be Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, but comes up short there as well.... full review

Thumbs down by Swati Deogire, In.com ...Even a cameo in Jacqueline Fernandez's item song can't save this one.... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...The most shopworn, tired film I have seen in a while... full review

Thumbs down by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...It's a dam burst of cliches.... full review

Thumbs down by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...All this plays out to accompaniment of an ear-splitting background score. There is also a song-and-dance set piece at every turn. It is all predictable and tiresome. ... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...Ramaiya Vastavaiya in short in a highly formulaic film which has absolutely nothing novel to offer. A clear case of old wine in a new bottle... full review

Thumbs down by Paloma Sharma, Rediff ...Everything in Ramaiya Vastavaiya is black and white; and while it could have meant simplicity, the lack of grey shades often ends up as an over-simplification of issues.... full review

Thumbs down by Anuj Kumar, Times of India ...Apart from a couple of hummable songs and some slapstick humour involving Paresh Gnatra there is nothing to recommend in this fossil of a film. ... full review

Thumbs down by Mekhla Singh, ZEENEWS.COM ...not for everybody, it is only for those who believe in magical love stories and feel that love can change and melt anybody.... full review