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Rangoon movie reviews

Here's what critics are saying about Rangoon, starring Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Richard McCabe, Saharsh Shukla and Satoru Kawaguchi:

It’s an ambitious film where Bhardwaj wants to merge two worlds: One inspired from Shakespearean tragedies and other motivated by the valiant lovers of the Indian cinema. In the end, neither comes alive on screen – on top of it a messy climax that topples whatever hard work was done building a world of romance. Read the complete movie review

Modelled on stunt queen Fearless Nadia, Ranaut’s is the stand-out performance. Her body language is spot on, and some of her action sequences are thrilling. And she gets one spectacular speaking moment, the camera tight on her face, when she speaks of love and desire and heartbreak. It is the kind of moment which will stay with you. If only the film did too. Read the complete movie review

India Today

Vishal Bhardwaj's most expensive and, of late, his most accessible film Rangoon sails smoothly as long its hero and heroine are allowed to just be. Malik and Julia's romance is slow-cooked and the essence of every moment between the two is allowed to linger before the next moment starts. Read the complete movie review


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