Toh Baat Pakki - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch if you have nothing better to do (?)
quick review:

A wannabe-Hrishikesh Mukherjee film. It’s one of those simple one-line plots that if told well could be both entertaining and insightful. But, this is neither, mainly because its loud and tries too hard to keep it light.



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29 reviewers have given Toh Baat Pakki an average rating of 0.7/5.0 (?)

3 yays
24 nays
2 so-so

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Thumbs down by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...suffers from a mediocre script that’s neither funny enough to tickle your spine nor emotional enough to tug at your heart... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express least on paper – the sketch for a magnificent character in Rajeshwari, the über-controlling elder sister that Tabu portrays.... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks ...Apart from these flaws, the movie is too lengthy and loaded with many uninspiring and un-required songs to put you off. ... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...On paper, the 4-para synopsis of TOH BAAT PAKKI holds promise, but the screenplay, spread over two hours, has its share of hiccups. ... full review

Thumbs down by Daliya Ghose, Bollywood Mantra ...Tabu is a treat to watch. Her acting was the attraction of the film. She was as usual at her best. She ruled throughout... full review

Thumbs down BookmyShow ...he movie ends with a climax which is a mixture of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Hum Apke Hain Kaun, both done to death and in a better manner in other movies.... full review

Thumbs down by Letty Mariam Abraham , Buzz18 ...The movie breaks into songs like the director did not find what else to do to keep the audience engaged. ... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Galhot, cinemaah ...And Tabu, who claims to be selective, thought this would be a good film to do? Just shows how limited the choices are, even for talented actresses who have crossed the bimbette age.... full review

Thumbs down DNA ...Shinde's direction holds your attention at a few places only, as the patchy writing lets him down. ... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Garimella, ...dialogues are written like a 3rd standard Hindi lesson, and you can't even reproduce them in a normal free-flowing conversation... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, ...Loaded with a plot, which at first endears, and then irritates, the film chugs along to its inevitable, predictable, boring end. ... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, Hindustan Times ...If you’ve been watching reality TV shows (Dare To Date, Emotional Atyachar etc) that also map this part of young India, you may beg to differ on whether such an innocent world still exists. It could of course, in our films.... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...The mood intermittently switches from comedy to emotions in the second half where some more scheming by Sharman Joshi would have enlivened the proceedings. ... full review

Thumbs down Indicine ...To watch Tabu on the big screen after 3 long years, is a treat. Her high spirited performance as the house wife, loving sister et al is just terrific.... full review

Thumbs down by Udita Jhunjhunwala, Live Mint ...The humour verges on the pedestrian.... full review

Thumbs down Movie Talkies ...Shinde excels in the first part, where the writing is excellent. But once the second prospective groom enters the picture, the writing loses its bite.... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ... Rajeshwari, whose good intentions are also a little cruel, is an intriguing woman. Tabu is skilled enough to make her both likable and mean but the script doesn’t match her performance.... full review

Thumbs down by Ashok Nayak, Now ... Toh Baat Pakki works to an extent only because of Tabu.... full review

Thumbs down by Proneet Dutta, Passion for Cinema cannot make a khichdi movie various hits& expect your film to replicate the success of those movies especially if you don’t have intelligent writers .... full review

Thumbs up Radio Sargam ...The music, as fun as it is in the car, did not leave such an impact in the film.... full review

Thumbs up by Sampurn, real bollywoood ...Toh Baat Pakki comes in the tradition of Hrishikesh Mukherjee entertainers. Pure clean comedy mixed with emotions and a happy ending for all concerned... full review

Thumbs down by Raja Sen, Rediff ...The boys -- Joshi and a clueless Vatsal Seth -- are clearly in the film only to play off Tabu ... full review

Thumbs down by Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters ...dated, lame film that pretends to be a family comedy.... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...The film is undoubtedly regressive... full review

Thumbs down by K K Rai, STARDUST ...Sharman Joshi, who plays the character of Rahul, exudes charm. In fact, Sharman Joshi seems to have been moving forward after working with perfectionist Aamir Khan in super duper hit flick ‘3 Idiots’... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...For those who like their films to move at frenetic pace, Toh Baat Pakki may seem a bit laidback.... full review

Thumbs down by flyingrodent, Upper Stall ...The performances too really fail to lift the film. ... full review

Thumbs down by SpiceZee Bureau, ZEENEWS.COM ...most of the comic sequences fall flat and every twist in the life of the characters is predictable... full review