Youngistaan - External Reviews

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

I hope young India's vision is not as shallow, superficial or short-sighted.



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25 reviewers have given Youngistaan an average rating of 1.5/5.0 (?)

2 yays
12 nays
11 so-so

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Thumbs down by Anna Vetticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies ...espite all this going for it, Youngistaan still ends up feeling flat and dull for three reasons: inconsistent writing, inconsistent direction and a weak lead actor. ... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks ... whatever the truth behind its production might be, the basic point is that the film actually suffers a lot due to the completely confused vision of its director... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama interesting premise, a mature act by Jackky Bhagnani and importantly, the message it conveys is just right. ... full review

So-So by Bhagyashri Pawar, Bollywood Life ...If you watch it with a practical mind, everything about the film is far too exaggerated. ... full review

Thumbs down by Saumya Sharma, BookmyShow ...Good intention, bad execution.... full review

So-So by Kusumita Das, Deccan Chronicle ...A pleasant surprise... full review

So-So by Rony D'Costa, Desi Martini ...A decent film, only if you can digest the fact that Jacky Bhagnani can be the PM of India in reel just like Rahul Gandhi can be in reel. ... full review

So-So by Sarita A Tanwar, DNA ...Watch it for the endearing Jackky Bhagnani and the inimitable Farouque Sheikh.... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Deosthalee, Film Impressions ...A MIDDLING EFFORT... full review

Thumbs down by Farhana Farook, Filmfare ...Politically incorrect... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, Hindustan Times ...brain-dead and insufferable... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...The film is unnecessarily stretched out... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...The film, despite its efforts, becomes muddled, and dull... full review

So-So Indicine ...Some plot points seem to be a jolt from the blue... full review

Thumbs down by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...Jackky Bhagnani is apt in his role. Though very earnest, the actor doesn’t stretch beyond the contours of what is demanded of him.... full review

So-So by Shubha Shetty-Saha, MiD DAY ...While the film has a very interesting premise, it is totally diluted by lazy scriptwriting and sketchy direction ... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...An original tale... full review

Thumbs up by Divya Solgama, MoviezADDA ...rides high on vision... full review

Thumbs down by Rahul Desai, Mumbai Mirror ...Youngistaan is a skewered immature tale that caters to the lowest common denominator of hope. ... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, NDTV ...The material is judiciously edited. The camerawork is delightfully plush.... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now ...Youngistaan promises to be a youth-centric, pro-change film but its promises are as shallow and superficial as the ones made by many of our real life politicians. Waste of a great opportunity ... full review

Thumbs down by Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters ...never seems to be able to decide whether it is a romance or a political thriller... full review

So-So by Moumita Bhattacharjee, Star Blockbuster ...t may be a far-fetched idea but it is a refreshing take on the political humdrum of our nation.... full review

So-So by Sudhish Kamath, The Hindu ...It can be debated if this is a film that warranted songs and choreography but the fact that it showed THIS much restraint itself is reason to give it a shot. ... full review

So-So by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...isn't the perfect concoction of love and politics, but worth one 'shot'... full review