Jolly LLB 2

wogma rating: Watch but no rush (?)

quick review:

As we'd expect from the trailers, a satirical, court-room drama that keeps you engaged for the 2+ hours. Won't stay for too long after though.

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Director: Subhash Kapoor
Running time: 140 minutes
Genres: Social
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Jolly LL.B 2 looks like it is taking care of all the issues I had with the first installment, Jolly L.L.B. It seems to have lost its comical gimmickry. Instead, the “courtroom” in “courtroom drama” seems to be taking stage rather than plain drama. Both defence and prosecution feel like they have done their homework and more.

The “more” bit is a little worrisome because it will yet again take away from what could be real-life like. Sure, with Akshay Kumar getting in the “up against the system” mode, melodrama cannot be kept at bay. But, there one can always hope for some restraint, right?

It does help that courtroom dramas haven't become commonplace enough to make you wonder whether or not it will more of the same.

Music Reviews:
Bollywood Hungama - "3/5"
glamsham - "3/5"
Milliblog - "Middling multi-composer mix, this."
Movie Talkies – "3/5"
Music Aloud – "2.5/10"
Times of India - "the songs are short in duration, but make a powerful impact."

- meeta, a part of the audience

On the surface, it'd look like Jolly LLB 2 has Akshay Kumar do something different from the norm - relatively fewer songs, lesser drama than we'd expect, make it seem different. Soon enough though, we realise that the common man/police officer (be it from Singham, Dabangg, Rowdy Rathore, etc) who takes on the system is replaced by a lawyer. Even so, the drama, the back and forth between the two lawyers and the ever-entertaining judge in Saurabh Shukla keep you interested through the 2+ hours.

Akshay Kumar (Jolly) on the other hand merges with the background – in a good way.

That's not to say, every minute is engaging. There are many scenes that stretch longer than necessary. They are usually at emotional turning points in the film. However, those extra seconds spent to underline the drama, take away from the impact. The courtroom drama too goes back and forth borderlining unbelievable every once in a while. But, that could just be to bring in the dreariness of the court room to the theater. The unrealistic bit is, of course the satire, intended to keep things light. Like they say in the film, you have to smile because you are in Lucknow.

The satire within the court room works. However that outside the room, seems a bit much, even if it is hilarious. I am referring to a cricket match here. Or even the other wink at women power through Jolly's wife (Huma Qureshi). The rest of the writing conveniently bounces back and forth between the two sides of the case, keeping things interesting, but not entirely unexpected.

What took me by surprise is the performances. They are not overboard. None of them were subtle, of course. But none were intolerably in-the-face. Each actor, be it Saurabh Shukla, Annu Kapoor or Huma Qureshi, owned the screen when they were on it. Akshay Kumar (Jolly) on the other hand merges with the background – in a good way. Even if I discount my bias towards “stars” who tone their stardom down, Akshay Kumar makes you believe equally his helplessness and his over-confidence despite some very filmy lines.

The State vs. Jolly LLB 2 is worth the time you spend watching it. Whether or not it is worth the energy spent in going to the theater and back, and the extra multiplex bucks will depend on your affection for Akshay Kumar, satire, courtroom drama and so on.

- meeta, a part of the audience

34 reviewers(?) - 19 yays 13 so-so 2 nays

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Thumbs up, by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express : ...We see this as a sequel even though we know it’s not quite one. It’s a good idea: a legal-drama franchise, powered by Saurabh Shukla’s exasperated sighs.... full review

Thumbs up, Bollywood Hungama : ...On the whole, JOLLY LLB 2 comes across as a powerful courtoom drama which is laced with humour as well as emotions. With Akshay Kumar’s star power, positive word of mouth and almost zero competition at the box office, JOLLY LLB 2 has the potential to grow huge at the box office. A must watch.... full review

Thumbs up, by Deepa Gahlot, cinemaah : ...Kapoor has the ability to move and amuse the audience at the same time, which makes Jolly LLB2 such a satisfying watch. In his new ‘serious actor’ avatar, Akshay Kumar excels and effortlessly does the henpecked husband (to Huma Qureshi’s Gucci-craving Pushpa) as well as the committed lawyer role well. His performance is aided and enhanced by the wonderful supporting actors—theatre has obviously become a big hunting ground for talent scouts. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Shreya Narang, Desi Martini : ...The music was fine, action scenes looked unwanted and courtroom humour sometimes ruined the suspense mood. But all in all Jolly LLB 2 was pulled off very well by the actors and director. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Pearl Sahni, Desi Martini : ...Since all Akshay Kumar fans are going to see this, I would urge the non-fans to watch it as well. ... full review

Thumbs up, Desi Martini : ...In the end, I would just say that if you’re still clueless about your weekend plans then Jolly LLB 2 it is. And even if you already do have plans then cancel them and book the movie tickets now! The movie is totally worth it! ... full review

Thumbs up, by Smita Vyas Kumar , Desi Martini : ...Jolly LLB 2 is definitely worth a watch. It keeps you engaged, makes you laugh and then reinforces your faith in the judicial system. In these troubled times, you need to have faith in something to keep you afloat. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Sarita A Tanwar, DNA : ...Jolly LLB has its flaws but it makes up with its honesty and of course, the superb performances from the cast. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Rachit Gupta, Filmfare : ...Director/writer Subhash Kapoor knows the legal system like an absolute pro. His setup for the actors is authentic but his ideas aren’t all that strong. The second half of the film especially tries to pack in too much drama, melodrama and twists. But the actors bring in the requisite restraint and make Jolly LLB 2 an absolute delight. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Ajay Kumar R, : ...Although Jolly LLB 2 doesn't feature the most inventive court trial in Indian cinema history, it is certainly high on tragedy, raw emotions, morals and starkness of justice, and will appeal to both the thinking and the commercial audiences. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Vishal Verma, : ...JOLLY LLB is a perfect package, it makes you laugh, think and stand in support of the judiciary system that in spite of its flaws, delays and criticism, we still have a faith that it will follow the truth. - See more at: full review

Thumbs up, by Ananya Bhattacharyal, india today : ...The paan and people of Lucknow are captured well on camera. Kudos to Subhash Kapoor for making his Jolly LLB 2 on a believable plot. These are all real cases we have seen, heard of, grown up with. From references to Sunny Deol to what actually goes on inside a courtroom, Jolly LLB 2 has it all.... full review

Thumbs up, Indicine : ...Akshay’s charm and his chemistry with Annu Kapoor Believable realism of the film The film maintains a decent pace throughout and is entertaining The tone of the first film is maintained in the sequel ... full review

Thumbs up, by Surabhi Redkar, koimoi : ...Jolly LLB 2 is entertaining as well as hard hitting. Saurabh Shukla is a stunner while Akshay is once again at his best. A 3/5 for this film. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Kunal Guha, Mumbai Mirror : ...Director Subhash Kapoor does well in keeping the audience glued to the screen and keeps the melodrama in check. If only a few songs could be eliminated and a few scenes were cut a bit more crisply, this could've been a much tighter film. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Manisha Lakhe, Now : ...There are twists and turns in the plot, but thankfully nothing unbelievable. In fact, you sit back and enjoy the popcorn courtroom (after 'Court' the movie, you want less melodrama than 'Damini', but it's okay!). This date in court is very watchable! ... full review

Thumbs up, by Sukanya Verma, Rediff : ...Except it’s a criticism that’s gladly washed away by the pungency at which Jolly LLB 2 scorns at the intense rot eating up a noble profession without compromising on the inherent rascality of its titular character. ... full review

Thumbs up, by Meena Iyer, Times of India : ...Akshay changes shades from crooked to straight, like a chameleon. In top-form, he puts up a perfect display of a street-smart lawyer who hasn’t read legal tomes but who has instead picked up tips from courtroom corridors to become Jolly LLB. Huma and Annu are also compelling enough. It is the fine display of histrionics by all these refined actors, which makes the movie, worth seeing. ... full review

Thumbs up, Zee News : ...With excellent production values and good cinematography, the film is a typical Hindi blockbuster with an easy going demeanour. Nevertheless, the film is an entertainer. ... full review

So-So, by Anna MM Vertticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies : ...So yes, it pulls off humour and emotional resonance in several places, but those passages are also a reminder of what might have been if more time and thought had been invested in the writing of this film as a whole. Jolly LLB 2 has its moments, poignant, political and profound, but it ain’t no Jolly LLB. ... full review

So-So, by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks : ...Summing up, JOLLY LLB is not any smartly written or a surprising court room drama on the lines of its much superior original. It’s a typical Hindi film featuring a known star banking on the borrowed characters, prominently dealing in jokes and some well written dialogues much more than any solid story progression. Further it mocks the court and the chair of honourable judge too in a highly shameless manner crossing the limit of respect and dignity unlike its gracefully original. And therefore fails to prove any better sequel as usual like in many recent cases. ... full review

So-So, by Rashma Shetty Bali, Bollywood Life : ...If you are an Akshay Kumar fan, you might enjoy Jolly LLB 2. But if you watched this film coz you loved Arshad Warsi’s Jolly LLB then there are chances that you’ll walk out disappointed. ... full review

So-So, by Rohit Bhatnagar, Deccan Chronicle : ...‘Jolly LLB 2’ should definitely be on your to-do list for the weekend. The film might not satisfy you as much as the first one might have, but you surely won’t come out disappointed out of the theatres. ... full review

So-So, by Praachi Nagpal, Desi Martini : ...overall shows us the actual state of the Indian Law system and how we're the victims. The theme of the movie steals the show and not Akshay this time!... full review

So-So, by Manjusha Radhakrishnan, Gulf News : ...Watch this if you are in the mood for a legal drama, albeit a long, arduous one. ... full review

So-So, by Rohit Vats, Hindustan Times : ...Jolly could have avoided falling prey to such a system, but he has taken the onus of getting the justice delivered in a fake encounter case in which inspector Suryaveer Singh (Kumud Mishra) is the prime accused. ... full review

So-So, by Uday Bhatia, Live Mint : ...Jolly LLB 2 has a busy plot, but the film’s real triumph is the wealth of detail that informs the scenes. Kapoor, who’s also written the film, has a good eye and ear for the blackly comic and the mildly surreal... full review

So-So, by Mayank Shekhar, MiD DAY : ...No doubt, this particular turn as the mustachioed, simpleton Jolly—vulnerable, yet so full of earthy swagger—qualifies as his best. Yet again!... full review

So-So, by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV : ...If all this sounds too solemn for a mass entertainer, do not be put off. Jolly LLB 2 does well not to take itself too seriously. ... full review

So-So, by Shomini Sen, : ...Even if Jolly LLB 2 is based on the same format of its prequel, it works well. It lacks the surprise element that the first part had, it is not that cleverly written as well, yet Jolly LLB 2 manages to engage viewers and gives Kumar ample scope to perform. And he doesn’t disappoint. ... full review

So-So, by Nandini Ramnath, : ...To the credit of Kapoor and the marquee lead, Jolly retains his human dimensions. Akshay Kumar is typically endearing in his everyman role, and Annu Kapoor is suitably venal as his opponent, but both are defeated by Shukla’s Tripathi. The judge’s pragmatic definition of the law, unconventional courtroom behaviour, and no-nonsense attitude enliven the proceedings. In the case of Justice Sunderlal Tripathi versus the others, the defence and prosecution can both rest. ... full review

So-So, by Namrata Joshi, The Hindu : ...Yes there could be much to crib about in the film—like the easy jump of the hero to Kashmir—but even as you keep thinking of the niggling problems you can't deny that it manages to come together well. What Jolly LLB 2 essentially shows is how the marriage of opposites—the mainstream dramatic tropes and a realistic tapestry—can be the formula to go for, for Bollywood. That is of course, until it gets done to death. ... full review

Thumbs down, by Johnson Thomas, Free Press Journal : ... The problem with Jolly LLB 2 is that the star is bigger than the material and that’s really a pity. A little toning down, a few more nuances in the lead performance, a couple of necessary cuts and much tighter, grittier narration could have turned this flaccid experience into a much more fulfilling one. Alas!... full review

Thumbs down, by Dev Raj Gulati, Desi Martini : ...The movie under review touts to be a satire on the functioning of the criminal justice system at the trial stage... full review

137 tweeters(?) - 121 yays 13 so-so 3 nays

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chandapancham: #AkshayKumar Jolly LLB2 such a versatile movie ,but d best work done by #SaurabhShukla brilliant . Always it's joy moment with #AkshayKumar

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CAKajalprabhu: #JollyLLB2 Splendid performance, wonderful dialogue delivery & true story portrayed & executed quite well @akshaykumar #Mustwatch#5:5

Bhambhani_sid: Jolly LLB 2, is a must watch movie. The presentation of Akshay sir and Huma maam was great. I loved the character of the Honourable Judge.

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BeingShiva_: Watched Jolly LLB 2, an entertaining movie. One time watch is must. Saurabh Shukla's comic scenes were superb. 4*/5*

being_sandip: #JollyLLB2 Another jewel of an entertainer by the inimitable @akshaykumar Jolly3 please?!

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arppaul: Again @saurabhshukla_s sir told us why he got national award for Jolly LLB.Wat a superb mind blowing performance u hv given sir. #JollyLLB2

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AmitUnhale: #JollyLLB2 superb movie with a mesege in it with excellent performances of @akshaykumar @annukapoor_ & #SaurabhShukla .. #MovieReview

AmanPratapSing_: #AkshayKumar deserves a NATIONAL AWARD for his performance in #JollyLLB2 . He demonstrates his versatility again... Amazing #DirectJollyTak

Alok_1993: Just watched #JollyLLB2 . Splendid performance by @akshaykumar , Annu kapoor and more importantly Saurab Shukla. :-D

akshaykhomane: Watched #JollyLLB2 ......Again amazing performance by @akshaykumar .....Loved it

akshaybhagwat76: Such a excllent Jolly LLB 2 unsuccessful lawyer who dreams big but does very little to realize those dreams. #LoveUakKiPaaji.

Akki_Ka_Deewana: Watched 6 times

AbhinavSaxena9: #JollyLLB2 must watch movie. @saurabhshukla_s amazing & cute @akshaykumar excellent @annukapoor_ zabardast @humasqureshi good

AbhayRishi28: #JollyLLB2 is engrossing! An enjoyable movie after a long time! And with a message too! Must watch for all! Congrats @akshaykumar

ZeeshanSrkian: Finishing Jolly LLB 2. OK OK Type Film Hai.

Vikramadv1: movie review of jolly LLB 2.. objectively its a good movie but legally its a blunder.. and vague but could be watched one time..

tapanjoshi28: Just saw Jolly LLB 2. Strictly average

ShriramP_: Saurabh Shukla is the star performer in #JollyLLB2 and saves the film mostly. What a brilliant actor he is and so under-appreciated.

sailorsmoon: Jolly LLB 2 is an average movie.. Over stretched at times...One time watch maximum...

pudiharicharan: Unsure of whether to be a satire or a thriller, #JollyLLB2 is partly moving, partly irritating. Saurabh Shukla shoulders it aptly

MonangThakkar: #JollyLLB2 - Weak Script,Good Screenplay. Watch it for Akshay Kumar And Saurabh Shukla .

MargaretForem12: Jolly LLB 2 movie review: Akshay Kumar-starrer is entertaining but partly over the top

iomxprakash: #JollyLLB2 First half - avg 2nd half - above avg My rating - Actually my rating was 2.5* but I reduced to 2* due to Technically faults.

DumblePavan: Swa #JollyLLB2 - A good time pass movie, Kudos to both Akki & Saurabh shukla. But part1 was much more entertainer

ashvinn15: Watched jolly LLB2 it was a little preachy, suggestion, ppl are smart don't preach, use satire n comedy to give msg ! @akshaykumar

ashish_tn: Jolly LLB 2 :: Too kiddish sometimes but one time watch especially if you don't compare with part 1 ...

_BeingShivam_: The story of #JollyLLB2 is quite fine, but the execution is an implausible one! Very filmy! A fair watch overall, should earn well! 3.25/5

To_SumIt_Up: If d makers of #JollyLLB2 wud hav seen Talwar, let alone d law books, they wud hav known Narco test is nt admissible in court.

HorrorGeek12: An extremely disappointing sequel. Saurabh Shukla is brilliant but everything else is mediocre at best. #JollyLLB2

ahsanzawar: Jolly LLB 2 is just a horrible movie. Everything that was good in part 1 is ruined in the 2nd. Dont know why i went to see it. Lol

3 readers - 3 yays 0 so-so 0 nays

Yay! Thumbs Up, by Anuj

Yay! Thumbs Up, by Fan : Jolly - good fun.

Yay! Thumbs Up, by Sagar Patel : Awesome.

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Parental Guidance:

  • Violence: A fake police encounter and a suicide
  • Language: Clean. Some abusive language dubbed out by more acceptable words
  • Nudity & Sexual content: None
  • Concept: The system vs. a lawyer
  • General Look and Feel: An overt effort to make the court look crummy.

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Running time:
140 minutes

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'Sure, with Akshay Khanna getting in the “up against the system” mode, melodrama cannot be kept at bay.'

I guess, you mean 'Akshay Kumar'.

Yes of course, @Swapnil! I meant Kumar not Khanna. Fixed it. Thank you for pointing it out.

Awesome movie and great acting by Akshay Kumar. He is really changing the face of Indian cinema with his movies like BABY, GABBAR IS BACK, AIRLIFT, RUSTOM and now JOLLY LLB 2.


There was a dialogue in the very first few minutes of the movie when AKSHAY say to another man , "SAARI PADHAYI AAJ HI KAREGA KYA" ? And the tone with which AKSHAY says it , was as same as he said the famous dialogue 20 years ego "BACHE KI JAAN LEGA KYA"? What i want to say is that i agree AKSHAY is a very good actor , but somehow it started to feel like he has very limited amount of way to play a character , and he is not doing anything new. And m not talking about the theme of the movies he select(which i think are great except crap comedies) , rather m talking about thw characters he is playing.
in his last film RUSTOM , AKSHAY has had made the Joke out of one of the most Landmark case in the history of Indian Judiciary System. And although JOLLY LL2 is better then RUSTOM still the irrelevant jokes (not intrinsic like JOLLY LLB 1, rather forcefully added) take over the main plot which was not much of an interesting thing. I went to watch a good court room drama made engaging through nice investigation and down to earth humor , rather i get a half hearted murder case suger coated with a lot of good but irrelevant jokes .


If Akshay Kumar is monotonous I wonder what his critics have to say about the likes of Srk & Salman who give the same set of 5 expressions be it while playing a romantic hero, a gangster, a messiah or a wrestler. Jolly llb 2 is yet another feather in Akshay's cap after classics like Baby & Airlift and entertainers like Special 26 & Omg! His expressions, dialect and mannerisms in each of these films has been chalk and cheese. Jolly llb 2 might not be the best courtroom drama but is definitely entertaining enough and filled with dark humor to keep u hooked on for over 2 hours.


Anuj - Entertaining - Yes. Good Courtroom Drama - No.
And yes , i also find Salmaan and SRK monotonous , since many years now. But i didnt had


Anuj - Entertaining - Yes. Good Courtroom Drama - No.
And yes , i also find Salmaan and SRK monotonous , since many years now. But i didnt had that problem with Akshay , its only after BABY (which was his last film i liked) he felt like monotonous.. Its like he can play only two characters 1. The serious one (Baby , Special 26 , Rustam) , or the Mockery One (Jolly Llb , Housefull series , Welcome , Singh is Kind and Bling)..
But again thankfuly his movies are not monotonous as his expressions.
There comes very few movies like OMG where i find something new in his acting.
He is good in all the above mentioned movies , but not something which he havent shown earlier..


Barring his voice/baritone (something out of his control), every single performance of his has been near perfect, be it a mythological Lord in OMG!, a conman in Special 26, a commando in Baby, toned down intensity in Airlift, mass entertaining avatars in Holiday/Gabbar and Rustom or his usual buffonery in Housefull 3 and Singh is Bling. An absolute entertainer whose reinvented himself like few can at his age and stage of their careers.

Entertaining: Yes. Good Courtroom Drama, based on local courts: Yes.
its full timepass movie not much serious drama.


Barring a few exceptions, most of the time the part 2 of any film is quite a mundane watch. But Jolly 2 falls in the exception to this rule category.

The first installment of this series was most likely a sleeper hit. First of all with (almost the full) Munnabhai leading characters, it gave the impression of being a Munna inspired film. Not only did it prove the perceptions wrong, it went ahead and carved its own niche place. The success of which leads to the second installment.

The second installement makes for an interesting watch. It has its melodramatic moments, it has its drama (in filmy style), it has its masala formula here and there - and still it worked big time for me. It started off giving a feeling of being a commercial version of Shahid - but soon it steered into its own territory and established its stamp.

The basic theme of Robin Hood style justice has always been the audiences preference ever since Amitabh Bachhan made it a super hit formula in the 1970s. Show some social injustice, revel before hand your darker characters, paint characters in more or less black or white (little space for grey characters), show your underdog/underprivileged hero as the champion for the victim (Robin Hood). And very soon you have the audience completely in the control of the director. Provided of course the lead actors, the story, the direction is good; which is the case with Jolly LLB2.

Akshay Kumar is in magnificient form. Hats off to him for delivering yet again an energetic and convincing performance. He is a wonder machine, delivering 3 to 4 hits a year with differing styles and roles. He is very ably supported by Annu Kapoor as your evil than devil lawyer. You have seen villains portraying such lawyers countless number of times in the films, yet Annu Kapoor does it with style and perfection that keep you staring at him with awe as the Advocate Mathur. The going-ons are also superbly supported by Saurabh Shukla who reprises his role as the judge who is so accustomed to the court proceedings that he gives an impression of being suffering a "life-time imprisonment sentence as a judge". He is amazing, once again gets a good share of the meaty role. Huma Qureshi has a relatively tiny role, but is still wonderful in that. Portrays very well the typical modern housewife in a conservative residential background in a B-town. Vinod Nagpal, as the father Siddiqui, does well too.

The film is a commercial film, and so has its drama. I am not sure real life courtrooms, even in Lucknow, would tolerate this kind of drama whilst the court is in session. But let us ignore that for a commercial Hindi film. The Kashmir issue, and the issues on terrorism (black or white) are discussed at large - but at the end of the day it is a statement once again on how our justice system is failing us due to the laborious nature and volume (1 judge per 1 lakh citizen was the figure cited). The proceedings get dull, technical, delaying, repeatitive, so much so that the lawyers judges bailiffs police etc. just consider it a routine without sparing a second thought for the victims who are knocking the court's doors for justice. Justice delayed is justice denied, but in our system even with delays the justice is not served correctly. Message comes across well, the execution of the script is fairly tight once the real film takes off, thankfully no songs are interspersed to slow down the speed or to loosen the grip. When the end comes, you might end up having goose bumps - even though you know that the film certainly does not reflect real life.

A nice watch, makes you proud of the few good men who do exist in India and who do fight against the system to make a small but significant change.

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