• At 2 hours and 20 minutes, ‘ABCD’ is too long. There’s some genuinely original choreography up there, but it’s lost in a plodding film with characters you couldn’t care about.

  • Shubhra Gupta
    Shubhra Gupta
    Indian Express


    This film had the potential, but it needed both sharper direction and dancing, to maximize it.

  • Anupama Chopra
    Anupama Chopra
    Hindustan Times


    …the best thing you can say about this film is that it’s earnest. It could have been so much more.

  • ABCD tugs at your emotional cords all the way as Prabhu Deva tries to convert a bunch of street ruffians into champions.

  • Take your pick. There is a whole lot of dancing talent on show here. It is the packaging that lets down the performers — and the viewers.

  • Madhureeta Mukherjee
    Madhureeta Mukherjee
    Times Of India


    This movie isn’t about the A-to-Z of dance; but if there’s rhythm in your body this one will move you. To the nearest floor.

  • Taran Adarsh
    Taran Adarsh
    Bollywood Hungama


    …has some incredible, eye-popping dances as its soul. While the template may be conventional — the triumph of the underdog — the film has its share of moments that stay with you, especially the concluding portions of the film. Decent watch!

  • Arya Yuyutsu
    Arya Yuyutsu
    Zee News


    If you enjoy some cool, snazzy dance and can look past the largely decorative acting, this is actually a movie worth a watch. I give it a slightly generous 3 stars, largely because of the overwhelming positivity in the script and the loudly subtle happy-ending.