Yeh Faasley - External Reviews

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Yeh Faasley is a perfect thriller. It’s a shame that the first hour and the court room scenes are very mediocre. Which is why the twists and turns post-interval come both as a pleasant surprise and make for one of the best climaxes I've seen in a long, long time.

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22 reviewers have given Yeh Faasley an average rating of 0.1/5.0 (?)

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Thumbs down by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...A nice premise certainly, but how one wishes that director Yogesh Mittal hadn’t botched it up... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...But sadly the interesting plot and few honest performances remain the only highlight of the film and overall it failed to generate any kind of excitement in the few people watching it in the theater.... full review

Thumbs down by Pooja Rao, Bolly Spice ...had strong makings of a decent father-daughter based thriller, but isn’t crafted out well, thus making it an unsatisfactory film experience.... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...it's the written material that lets director Yogesh Mittal down. There are gaping holes in the screenplay that can't be overlooked.... full review

So-So by Manu Agarwal, Desi Martini ...a shabby script filled with unnecessary flashbacks and repetitive sequences does it in... full review

Thumbs down by Vikramjit Singh, Desi Martini ...But if you're the kinds who absolutely do need closure on every story, maybe you could find something towards the end. Even under the circumstances, I grudgingly accept that the climax did interest me a bit.... full review

Thumbs down by Smita, Desi Martini ...this is a good attempt at a different kind of story. But as my costing teacher Professor Premchander said to me when I was going to fail his subject in spite of working hard Its not the effort but the result that counts.... full review

Thumbs down by Pankaj Sabnani, Glamsham.com ...Even the courtroom scenes lack drama. Every scene in the last 20 odd minutes of the film seems to be the last, but it goes on and on. ... full review

Thumbs down by Aakash Barvalia, Gomolo.in ...One reason for this anguish story would that when I read the crew details here, there’s being credited 6 people under the Story title, and so this might be the major reason why the story was such a waste... full review

Thumbs down by Kaveree Bamzai, india today ...Even its Rashomon-like multiple versions of the same climactic chase become tedious. Interesting but not enough... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...debutant Desai is a game trier and comes across all right in some patches, but is made to switch from anxiety to high-pitched hysteria too often... full review

Thumbs down by Komal Nahta, koimoi ...Rushad Rana delivers a good performance but looks odd with a beard throughout the film. ... full review

Thumbs down by Bryan Durham, MiD DAY ...oo self-indulgent, Yeh Faasley only serves to widen the distance between you, the viewer and the object of attention, the film itself.... full review

Thumbs down Movie Talkies ...Though pretty, Desae needs a lot of polish on the acting side, her attempts at emoting being especially painful to watch.... full review

Thumbs down by Minty Tejpal, Mumbai Mirror ...suffers in almost all departments, starting with poor writing, shoddy camerawork, poor production design and very mediocre direction.... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ... Anupam Kher tries hard to portray the complexities of a man who is passionately in love with his wife and yet deeply insecure but he is also mostly reduced to screaming and curling back his lips. ... full review

Thumbs down by Noyon Jyoti Parasara, Now Running.com ...The story takes twists and turns, turning up a new surprise every time you think it is over. However the way it moves ahead is not quite welcome... full review

Thumbs down by Shaikh Ayaz, Rediff ...Tena Desae struggles to leave an impact but fails because of her limited acting abilities and a not-so-impressive presence. Having said that it would be unfair to lay all the blame on her.... full review

Thumbs down by K K Rai, STARDUST ...A below average fare.... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...The repeated flashbacks with a not-so-happening actor-duo playing out a young Anupam Kher and his wife are meandering and meaningless, as are the daughter's rants about good daddy-bad daddy. ... full review

Thumbs down by Mr Care, Upper Stall ...It is repetitive, beating around the premise of Arunima wanting to know if her mother really died of a car accident or was it something else, and to learn the truth about her parents' past.... full review