Tere Bin Laden - External Reviews

wogma rating: Buy the DVD already (?)
quick review:

Tere Bin Laden is a subtle slapstick, if such an oxymoron exists. You'll miss out on loads of fun if you miss this one. When you are helpless and can do zilch, the least you can do is present a laughable solution to a hopeless situation.

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36 reviewers have given Tere Bin Laden an average rating of 4.3/5.0 (?)

27 yays
1 nays
8 so-so

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Thumbs up by Noyon Jyoti Parasara, AOL INDIA ...a great example of a good concept being drawn into an equally good script and then a good film... full review

Thumbs up by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...get ready for a one-hour-forty-minute funride laden with laughs and chuckles galore. ... full review

Thumbs up by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...the mixed language used in the movie with insertions of Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi lines written intelligently... full review

Thumbs up by Roshni Mulchandani, Bolly Spice ...The singer-actor does a beyond apt job of playing the America hungry reporter... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...Even the modus operandi of the Americans to nab Laden [which, frankly, could've turned the film serious] is so juvenile and crazy that you can't help but smile at the sequence of event... full review

So-So by Aditya Mehta, BookmyShow ...Piyush Mishra makes his presence felt yet again... full review

Thumbs up by Bollyfan, Cinemaa Online ...Under the façade of its superlative humour, the film carries subtle indictments of several ways of common people as well as the powers that be... full review

Thumbs up by Deepa Gahlot, cinemaah ...it is content to remain at the level of school boy farce.... full review

Thumbs up by Faiz Ullah, DearCinema ...The film packs in enough humour and has a few solid laugh-out-aloud moments. ... full review

Thumbs up by Vikram Phukan, Film Impressions ...there is a very low-end television quality to it all, and in many ways it is like an extended skit... full review

So-So by Sailesh Ghelani, Filmfare ...The gags and jokes are corny and the acting isn’t all that good with the exception of Pradhuman Singh who plays Noora, the Laden doppelganger convincingly.... full review

Thumbs up filmi cafe ...First timer Abhishek Sharma shows complete command as both a writer and director. ... full review

So-So by Deepa Garimella , Fully Hyderabad ...The star of this movie is Ali Hassan, who tends to go SRK-ish several times, but who is a pleasant mix of good looks and promising acting skills. ... full review

Thumbs up by Pankaj Sabnani, Glamsham.com ...The tempo of the film is very consistent and moves at a brisk pace. At no point do you feel it is losing its way. ... full review

Thumbs up by Pritam Roy, Gomolo.in ...every scene is greeted with roaring laughter and applause in the audience... full review

Thumbs up by Mayank Shekhar, Hindustan Times ...This ingenious, mockumentary style script (Abhishek Sharma) stupendously lets itself go off in all directions on a wild flight of imagination.... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...the film's script is over-simplistic in its portrayal of America's cluelessness and confusion... full review

Thumbs up by Kaveree Bamzai, india today ...Directed by first timer Abhishek Sharma and shot in Mumbai and Hyderabad standing in for Karachi, this is one film that delights in ruffling feathers... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...The con game in the film is redolent of the con-comedy Khosla Ka Ghosla ... full review

So-So by Phorum Pandya , J.A.M ...Noora is just awesome and keeps the audience laughing their guts out.... full review

So-So by Komal Nahta, koimoi ...the plot has been stretched too much, something which a section of the audience may enjoy but another set of audience will not take kindly to.... full review

Thumbs up by Udita Jhunjhunwala, Live Mint ...Some of the moments are brilliant... full review

Thumbs up by Sarita Tanwar, MiD DAY ...though Osama is still 'most wanted' for America, he is hardly top-of-the-mind for the Indian audience. ... full review

Thumbs up Mixed Bag ...The movie, unlike most of the ‘comedy’ movies of the recent and distant past gains on the void of gay jokes, nonsense plots, washboard abs, premature expressions and ill-timed songs... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...The execution may be a little amateurish and clumsy in places, but the crazy humour remains intact... full review

So-So by IANS, NDTV ...never loses hold of the satirical mould Read more at: http://movies.ndtv.com/movie_review.aspx?lang=hindi&id=534&moviename=Review%3A+Tere+Bin+Laden+&cp... full review

Thumbs up by Kaushik Chatterji, No Quarters ... It may not quite be Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, but it is sure to have you either smiling or laughing out loud throughout... full review

Thumbs up by Mr Care, Pak Smile ...The first half in fact races through a series of unpredictable sequences, situations, and events, giving you absolutely no time to think about the film. ... full review

Thumbs up by Sethumadhavan, Passion for Cinema ...TBL is a great example of the fact getting the casting right goes a long way in ensuring that the movie turns out well.... full review

Thumbs up by Preeti Arora, Rediff ...there is so much humour in our daily lives, let's take some of it onto the big screen... full review

Thumbs down by Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters ...The humour is contrived at times and funny moments are few and far between.... full review

Thumbs up by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Yes, the humour is too in-your-face at times, but when was the last time you saw such an irreverent comedy?... full review

Thumbs up by Janhvi Patel, StarBoxOffice ...The sheer originality of the concept appeals to you.... full review

Thumbs up by K K Rai, STARDUST ...The music by Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy is one of the high point of the film.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...The actors are having a ball, that's evident. The scriptwriter (Abhishek Sharma) is just loving it: making digs on America's war against terror. And the viewers are in for some breezy fun.... full review