Ready - External Reviews

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

This is no Dabangg because it has a plot that the makers try to stick to. Or is it just me being wishful? And it might sound like it, but this is a positive review coming from this forum.

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41 reviewers have given Ready an average rating of 2.1/5.0 (?)

11 yays
18 nays
12 so-so

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Thumbs down by Stefan S, A Nutshell Review ...it's an unfortunate spiral all the way down from there, failing to build up from the kick ass introduction.... full review

Thumbs down by Naresh Deoshi, Apun Ka Choice ...Strictly for Salmaniacs!... full review

So-So Best Of Bollywood ...Entertaining in Parts... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...Its neither WANTED nor DABANGG and a feeble show as expected from the director Aneez Bazmee.... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...It packs one gimmick after another. Also, the dialogues are totally mass appealing; they are simply mazedaar -- humorous and impactful, both at the same time. ... full review

Thumbs up Bollywood Mantra .... He incorporates full humor in the film and brought out the best from Salman.... full review

Thumbs down by Malvika Rao, BookmyShow ...bad chemistry between the lead pair and some very old laugh less gags. But none of that really matters to our whistling hooting audience. ... full review

Thumbs up by Payal Khanna, Desi Martini ...Salman Khan is back with a bang... full review

Thumbs up by Yusuf Poonawala, Desi Martini ...7.5 ( 5 for Salman Khan alone) ... full review

So-So by Rony D'costa, Desi Martini ...Ready is poor mans Dabangg and Wanted.... full review

Thumbs up by Ankur Pathak, Desi Martini ...I recommend this picture for the man who doesn't hide behind an autistic mask to gain sympathy or play an over-insolent collegian to inspire. He is himself, and he sets the turnstiles on fire when he is what he is. ... full review

Thumbs up by Smita, Desi Martini ...The only way to enjoy Ready is to watch it without a Dabanng hangover.... full review

So-So by Shakti Salgaokar, DNA ...Bazmee gives you a crash course in all popular characters that Sallu has so far played. ... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Deosthalee, Film Impressions ...Director Anees Bazmee ensures that the heroine's character is supremely stupid (he sort of specialises in this trade).... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Gahlot, Film Impressions ...If people like this sort of thing, they are welcome to it… their money, their time, who’s to stop them. ... full review

Thumbs up by Sukanya Venkatraghavan, Filmfare ...Salman Khan’s nonchalant cockiness and absolute irreverance has to be marveled at. His comic timing is effortless and impeccable.... full review

Thumbs up by K K Rai, Filmfare ...A good fare.... full review

Thumbs down by Nupur Barua, fullhyd.com ...Asin is tolerable, despite her smug looks. She lets Salman overshadow her (wise decision, that).... full review

Thumbs up by Nitin Jain, Glamsham.com ...But unlike DABANGG, there aren't many dialogues or action sequences that you'll treasure for a long time. ... full review

Thumbs up by Divya Solgama, Gomolo.in ...The first and biggest reason to watch the film is Salman, Salman and Salman.... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, Hindustan Times ...There are loony dons. There's joint family. There's wedding. It shouldn't take you long to figure the film's been directed by Anees Bazmee ... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...you sit there in your seat watching 'Ready', and waiting for a joke - any joke, even half funny - to draw a laugh out of you. ... full review

So-So by Kaveree Bamzai, india today ...And he is charming. He blows kisses at Asin, who accepts them gratefully. He winks at the camera. He borrows happily from his own mythology... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...I had some hopes that Asin would liven up the proceedings, like she did in `Ghajini’. But here she comes off like a cut-rate Sridevi, with the same kind of squeaky delivery, but without the sparkle or the spunk.... full review

Thumbs up by Komal Nahta, koimoi ...READY will score at the box-office, thanks to a great start, super-hit music, Salman Khan and entertainment in a good dose.... full review

So-So by Udita Jhunjhunwala, Live Mint ...It’s almost like a big tribute to, and summarized resume of, Khan’s films.... full review

So-So by Shubha Shetty-Saha, MiD DAY ...It seems like Sarath Saxena and Akhilendra Mishra were clearly instructed to go overboard and they have obeyed the director. ... full review

Thumbs down Mixed Bag ...There are few songs all over the place, disconnected from the movie.... full review

So-So by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...Salman back as lover-boy in 'Ready' ... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...If you are not ready for a brainless flick do not go for Ready. ... full review

Thumbs down by Ankit Ojha, Planet Bollywood ...For a Telegu movie, the story and screenplay might have been alright, but for this belt, it just doesn’t seem to work.... full review

Thumbs down by Raja Sen, Rediff ...Mahesh Manjrekar [ Images ], Manoj Joshi, Sharat Saxena do what they can, but this film -- where the comedic highpoint is the fact that two morons are named after Salman flops, Veer and Yuuvraaj -- doesn't give anyone, especially the talented and creatively abused Paresh Rawal [ Images ], any wiggle room.... full review

So-So by Preeti Arora, Rediff ...ull of stale gags and contrived humour but makes for a perfect weekend watch if you are a die-hard Sallu fan... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Review and views uncensored ...Ready, unsteady, don't go... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...One wouldn’t recommend this film for kids. For the grown-ups, the film proves to be a strictly average entertainer... full review

So-So by Janhvi Patel, StarBoxOffice ...Asin makes a fitting comeback. The pretty girl has a lively screen presence and comic timing. ... full review

So-So by P S Arjun, The Cine Segye ...Post interval viewers might wish for an early climax, but in drags as much as possible that too with many ‘so called’ comedy sequences were hardly anybody laughs.... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...The film is an unabashed ode to Salman Khan, the entertainer rather than the actor. ... full review

Thumbs down by Reel Reptile, Upper Stall ...Oh forget it, this review is officially over. Much like our patience with these nonsensical comedies that only reinforce the stereotypical notion of Indian cinema being nothing brainless song-and-dance musical extravaganzas to be watched instead of the local circus acts.... full review

Thumbs down by Kunal Guha, yahoo! India ...After several songs, excessive hamming and dialogues like "Iska koi resort nahin. Isse acha hain ki aap resort book karlo"and "In that case, mere paas aaja mere suitcase"... full review

Thumbs down by SpiceZee Bureau, ZEENEWS.COM ...cheesy comedy!... full review