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Bang Bang!

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Critic Rating

4.2

36 Reviews
25 Ratings
20%
in favor

Audience Rating

3.4
4 Reviews
17 Ratings

Movie Info

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Writer

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Language

Hindi

Synopsis

A chance encounter of the unassuming bank receptionist Harleen Sahni with the charming yet mysterious Rajveer Nanda, results in an on-rush of ditched planes, car chases, shoot-outs, bombing raids and general global mayhem. But as the transcontinental chase ensues with Rajveer convincing Harleen that he's the good guy, can she really trust him, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying?Wikipedia

Bang Bang! Reviews

4

The film then isn't unwatchable, but at 2 hours and 35 minutes, it certainly tests your patience. How many times have you ordered a dish that looks terrific photographed in a menu, but disappoints when it shows up on the table? Bang Bang is that kind of meal.

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express

3

Hrithik is the film’s eye candy and the prime shooter, all rolled into one, and gives you some amount of bang. The rest is burble.

Raja Sen
Rediff

3

This is a stupid, stupid film trying to be slick, a B-grade film made on an A-list budget.

Rohit Vats
Hindustan Times

3

Bang Bang is one such film, where the lead actor looks engrossed and too careful about creating a brand image. He believes whatever he is doing is going to be applauded by the audience. It’s also like that biscuit ad where everybody is running after a truck. The actors look perplexed but the brand somehow remains in the memory. The postcard images and toned physiques may help the audience in brand recall, but without any value.

Suparna Sharma
Deccan Chronicle

6

Bang Bang! is pure Hrithik porn.A star as big and stunning as Hrithik needs grand outings. So the script of K&D was bought, a gorgeous woman signed, locations short-listed and extras handed out a page each detailing their expressions and lines.

Bang Bang is strictly for Hrithik Roshan fans and for those that do not want an action flick to be anything more than just that.

Meena Iyer
Times Of India

6

Anand's film has no grammar. But it compensates with breathtaking locales and stylishly choreographed stunts. It also works as a show reel for the bronzed Roshan with his six-pack abs and the enviable midriff of Kaif wearing a red polka-dotted bikini top. Their horseplay caters to an audience that is low on IQ and high on adrenalin!

The script too is amateurishly written. There are hardly any plot points, just a showcase of Roshan’s good looks and dancing abilities (you can’t be a burglar if you have two left feet), and a plot twist involving the diamond that trumps Vidya Balan’s “baby” in “Kahaani” in terms of sacred MacGuffins. Thankfully, he has enough charm to make us stomach the film, but not enough to steal our hearts.

Sarita Tanwar
DNA India

4

Carry your ipod, put on your ear phones, enjoy the music and simply let your eyes feast on the Greek God on screen.

Rohit Khilnani
India Today

3

If your idea of a fun film is watching two good looking stars running around senselessly for two hours and thirty minutes then go and watch Bang Bang.The makers have put in a lot of money. Is it wasted or well spent, only time will tell. I would suggest you save your hard earned money and watch Bang Bang on TV someday soon.

5

Bang Bang is a plain film that is mounted on a breathtaking canvas and remains steady at the superficial level only. Low on logic and more on frills and airs, the best thing about Bang Bang is Hrithik Roshan. He sincerely drives the film with his swagger and hot bod droolworthy looks, with Katrina aiding him with her cutesy innocence. But the lack of inventiveness in Bang Bang irks me. When I am done with ogling at the stunts and stars, I have nothing to remember it by.

...the film's wide release during the long holiday should definitely work in its favour. Add to that, the popular starcast of the film will ensure that the movie sails through comfortably at the box-office. Another plus point to BANG BANG is that it has the least opposition from HAIDER at the box-office. So, if you are looking high-octane action scenes, sleek visuals, melodious music and if you love masala movies, then BANG BANG should definitely be your pick for this extended weekend.

Sachin Chatte
The Navhind Times

3

Both the lead characters are not in their element- Katrina was not exactly Meryl Streep to begin with but she is embarrassing in some scenes. Hrithik also looks like someone who is not particularly interested or convinced in the proceedings. It would be fair to say that the stuntman did more work than him in the film. In one word, this film is avoidable.

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Bad execution aside, if you’re going to watch Bang Bang! do so with an open mind. And watch it for the most beautiful couple in b-town Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif. The heavenly panoramas of Himachal Pradesh pale in comparison. That alone should be worth the price of an admission ticket.

2

ANG BANG is such intelligent madness that it will make you cringe in your seat. Apparently, it's supposed to be a remake of the Tom Cruise-Cameroon Diaz starrer Knight and Day. I'm sure the writers (three of them) could have done a better cut-paste job. Copy karna toh itna mushkil to nahi hai!

Prathna Tiwari
Bollyspice

4

Bang Bang is a string of scenes as unexplainable as the one before it. From the get go you’re confused and even once the film concludes you’re not quite sure what happened in that final hospital scene. Did he just quit his job, did they betray him or is he just taking a hiatus? By that time your brain is numb and your care factor is zero. I wouldn’t call Bang Bang unwatchable but it sure as hell comes pretty close.

Audience Reviews for Bang Bang!

  • Ajay lawyer
    Ajay lawyer
    85 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    6

    kathrine kaif scenes minus points

    July 24, 17
  • Tejas Nair
    Tejas Nair
    244 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    5

    Kaif acts as a catalyst in the whole drama which talks about a professional thief Rajveer (Hrithik Roshan) trying to make things right after he's willfully stolen the famed Kohinoor diamond (the film hesitates to narrate the full story behind it) from London. A good amount of twists and turns appear as we find out that the previous sentence is not all right. Villains are plenty: Danny Denzongpa as the primary, Jaaved Jaffrey as his second guy; latter is more superior in performance.

    It is perhaps the sheer brilliance of writers (Sujoy Ghosh, I guess, did something good out of the borrowed copy of the film which it is a remake of) that the film moves forward with natural pace at the beginning. Harleen (Kaif) gets entangled with Rajveer and the rom- com musical kicks in. The climax is related to the prologue where Jimmy Shergill outsmarts all his fellow cast mates. As a whole, if you observe, the plot is silver-lined with a story so naive and unthoughtful that the thinking audience grows numb in the mind and starts to despise the on-screen characters. This is aggravated by our show-stopper (literally), the foreign child of Bollywood, Katrina Kaif as she lays her cards, babbling with an accent, while her hero is busy chasing bullets and throwing back (or should I write "ricochetting") few. That moment, I had completed analyzing the film and cursed my friend for insisting on it, over Haider. After 2 hours, your popcorn bucket is empty for the second time and you (and your wallet, too) gasp for breath while our Harleen is still stuck with a question about her lover-cum-hero-cum-anti-hero's identity.

    The action sequences and romance is all I am happy with, which may or may not include the brief scene where the hotties play tonsil hockey. But there is a good chance that you, like me, may barf during any or all of the action scenes because they all have this hip hop inspired dubstep music playing in the background. Kaif in her scantily clad clothes and Roshan in his ultimate human bod impress, but glam only fills a part of my stomach. With a series of fictional ideologies, drugs that make you tell the truth, the story finally reaches its climax and ends coldly. Music is average.

    BOTTOM LINE: Do not enter the theater with hate or prejudice for it is obvious that you will come out disappointed over a movie which is a remake of an international pot-boiler. While I would, and can, picture Roshan as Cruise, I wouldn't dare to do that for Diaz. 5/10 for a good, afternoon, action film. And if I had to put the film in to perspective, it is far better than Dhoom 3, yet inferior to Dhoom 1.

    April 08, 15
  • Tazz Saeed
    Tazz Saeed
    3 reviews
    Reviewer
    6

    Bang Bang

    This movie was made for masses whose definition of a good film are bullets, car chases, plane crashes and obviously to top it all bollywood's 2 most stunning actors in the film but what the masses today need is something that is more realistic and something that they can associate with.

    October 04, 14
  • Tanvi
    Tanvi
    2 reviews
    Member
    2

    Seriously??

    The movie has a lot of copied scenes frm hollywood Knight & Day n Knight and Day has logic and tom cruise and Cameron Diaz .Bt bang bang is nothing bt disappointment the only gud thing abt ths movie is Hrithik it's jst coz of him it ws bearable

    October 02, 14