Ugly aur Pagli - External Reviews

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

The mysteries of love, and the things it makes you do, are not so easy to articulate. As we find out in Ugly aur Pagli. The uneven pace kills this time.



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25 reviewers have given Ugly aur Pagli an average rating of 0.5/5.0 (?)

1 yays
21 nays
3 so-so

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Thumbs down by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ... The fun and promise of the first half wanes away and is replaced by some sloppy (not slappy) drama that the director couldn’t handle with skill and conviction.... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...the writing was bad, the staging was flat, the timing was off, and the characters weren’t drawn with the depth they deserved... full review

Thumbs up by Fatema H Kagalwala, Business of Cinema ...The director handles love with the same alacrity, balance and sensitivity as he does the lighter moments... full review

So-So by Abhishek Mande, Buzz18 ...One isn't sure how to watch an 'inspired' film with an open mind. But for those who can, Ugly Aur Pagli is the kind of movie that will totally work... full review

Thumbs down by Yasser Usmaan, DearCinema ...Technically the film is strong with exciting cinematography by Somak Mukherjee... full review

Thumbs down by Manasi Paresh Kumar, Deccan Herald ...But one has to mention Sushmita Mukherjee and Bharati Achrekar for giving the film its only funny moments.... full review

So-So by Deep, Deep's Home ...atleast few scenes made me laugh.. though none of the scenes made any sense... full review

Thumbs down by Shubra Gupta, Express India ...t's one line premise stretches thin, and the plot doesn't have enough for both the Ks to do,... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, ...There is no flow to the script... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...Bottomwhine: Ouch, this movie hurts. It’s an ouchmare.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Watch her in those emotional scenes and you cringe, because the fakeness in her performance is hard to shake off.... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ... The best thing about Mallika is, she's a complete natural.... full review

Thumbs down by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...the humour didn’t come across and the chemistry was never established.... full review

Thumbs down Indicine ...The movie as a whole is a disappointment.... full review

So-So by Harshita Kohli, ...However the (much needed) saving grace comes in the last thirty minutes of the film where everything ties in together and suddenly sitting through the first one and a half hour doesn’t seem such a waste.... full review

Thumbs down by Amit R Agarwal, merinews ...such popcorn-films, depend heavily on some real good writing with out-of-the box funny scenes; they are just missing over here... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...suppose the thing to admire here is that our sources have become more exotic - since we’ve extensively ripped off Hollywood, we are now cannibalizing other cinemas.... full review

Thumbs down by Jahan Bakshi, Now ...There isn't much the leads can do really, and one can't really blame them for the fact that neither of them really crackles on screen.... full review

Thumbs down by Subhash K Jha, Now ...Why must even a deviant comedy like this one seek a comfort zone by travelling the sing-sing-swing-swing route?... full review

Thumbs down by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...The writers seem to be lacking in the art of crafting a script.... full review

Thumbs down by Raja Sen, Rediff ... the only reason this decidedly unusual undercurrent crackles -- despite the lame-duck script -- is because of the leading pair.... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...UAP starts proudly with shots of unlikely couples who are supposed to warm us with their bonding, but all you see is the clumsiness of this 'lifted' scene.... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...The film begins on a promising note, despite being a re-take of a Korean film.... full review

Thumbs down Upper Stall ...Technically too, there is nothing to write about be it the camerawork, editing or sound.... full review