Zila Ghaziabad - External Reviews

wogma rating: Switch channels if it's on cable (?)
quick review:

Everyone annoyingly thinks and behaves like they own this district called Ghaziabad. Best you keep away from them. To do that stay away from the film, please.



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28 reviewers have given Zila Ghaziabad an average rating of 0.5/5.0 (?)

0 yays
22 nays
6 so-so

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Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...the area of GHAZIABAD today is not at all like what they have portrayed it on the screen and there can be only one reason you can watch the film in your spare time. And that is if you are a die-hard fan of Arshad Warsi and cannot afford to miss even a single film featuring him in the lead.... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...Having said that, ZILA GHAZIABAD does have a couple of high-on-energy sequences, besides hi-octane action. ... full review

Thumbs down by Dhiren Trivedi, Bollywood Life ...Dreary plot, disgraceful acting, poor direction!... full review

Thumbs down by Shadab Hasnain, BookmyShow ...Although, there are two or three moments when one feels that the movie will gain momentum, but even that possibility soon fizzles out.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Deccan Chronicle ...No, no, this can’t be true. The worst of the year is upon us already. A brutish, senseless and utterly-contemptuous-of-the-audience brain-battering ram is here.... full review

Thumbs down by Ankur Pathak, Desi Martini ...Sanjay Dutt who plays one Hindi-song loving, Chulbul Pandey-inspired Pritam Singh is so annoying; you feel guilty for having liked his previous films. ... full review

Thumbs down by Tushar Joshi, DNA ...the film is full of cliches and twists and turns that have past their prime... full review

Thumbs down by Rachit Gupta, Filmfare ...You won't ever be late in Zila Ghaziabad because the laws of gravity here are as relaxed as our property laws. ... full review

So-So by Subhash K Jha (IANS), FirstPost ...Where is the time to sit and think when everyone is out for a kill? The biggest casualty in all this gore-mongering is a logical pattern of storytelling. ... full review

Thumbs down by Johnson, Free Press Journal ...There is a lot of posturing involved, the stunts are completely over-the-top unrealistic and the drama is too loud and illogical to make sense of. ... full review

Thumbs down by Nupur Barua, fullhyd.com ...Violence is abundant in the movie, and that is enhanced by OBVIOUS wirework and choreography. ... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...Anand Kumar has directed this balderdash of a movie. ... full review

Thumbs down by Alisha Coelho, In.com ...Watching 'Zila Ghaziabad' may make you want to put a gun to your head, break off all the ties with the person who suggested you watch it, swear off Bollywood movies for life, or all of the above.... full review

So-So by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...Even the three occasionally dependable male leads do not rise above the tacky script. ... full review

So-So by Joginder Tuteja, Indicine ...with action ruling the roost and the entire concentration on making actors fly in air, the real essence of the story is somewhere lost.... full review

Thumbs down by Roshni Devi, koimoi ...Charmy Kaur looks incredibly daft and has exactly two expressions. ... full review

Thumbs down by Janhavi Samant, MiD DAY ...Chandrachur Singh’s fake moustache, which is longer than his role in the film.... full review

So-So by Aakash Barvalia, MoviezADDA ...The basic plot was good and interesting enough to make a thrilling action dramatic feature film on it, but unfortunately everything was mixed up and jumbled up in screenplay. ... full review

Thumbs down by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...This is 144 minutes of sheer lunacy.... full review

Thumbs down by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...The speck on the map that Zila Ghaziabad takes its title from is as good as non-existent in the film. Neither the indoor spaces nor the exterior backdrops bear the remotest resemblance to any known structure or landscape in any part of the district of Ghaziabad.... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...Zila Ghaziabad is a horrendous attempt at filmmaking that takes every actor with itself down! Best avoided. ... full review

Thumbs down by Nishi Tiwari, Rediff ...The film moves forward at a manic pace -- after all, there are people waiting to be randomly bumped off before it’s time for the climax.... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Director Anand Kumar makes a film that we’ve seen too often in varying forms over the years.... full review

Thumbs down by K N Gupta, SmasHits.com ...The movie falls well short of hopes.... full review

So-So Star Blockbuster ...Sanjay Dutt’s late entry leaves his fans disappointed. Vivek is true to his character, but Arshad fails to deliver.... full review

Thumbs down by Swati Rohatgi, STARDUST ...Vivek Oberoi who has only been overacting in all his recent films continues the trend in this too as he hams his way through the way.... full review

Thumbs down by Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India ...Arshad's first full-blown dark role lacks shades, but effort is evident. Sanjay shows cheeky chutzpah but doesn't seem to care a damn. ... full review

Thumbs down by Resham Sengar, ZEENEWS.COM ...I could not help noticing the men wearing flaunting Ray Ban aviators in the film. From a goon like Arshad Warsi to junior school teacher Vivek Oberoi who could be earning peanuts are all Ray Ban models in the film. ... full review