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Dhoom 3

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Dhoom 3 is a Hindi action thriller film and is the third installment of the popular Dhoom series. Sahir is a Clown Thief who is trained by his father. He along with Aaliya form the antagonist duo who are pitted against Jai and Ali.Wikipedia

Dhoom 3 Reviews


Dhoom 3 is a sloppily scripted sandwich of hammy acting and cheesy dialogue. Which wouldn't have mattered if it was at least as much fun as the previous two films, because this franchise has never promised much more than cool men on fast bikes, and hot women in short skirts. But the new movie lacks the required adrenaline rush of a Fast and Furious-type thriller, instead falling prey to the kind of melodrama and over-plotting that doesn't belong here.

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express


'Dhoom 3' is too long and too laboured. And a lot of that has to do with Khan : he just doesn't have the sexy-badness that is required for a part like this. He is in almost every frame, widening his eyes, rolling his neck, and trying for twinkly-wicked, but he comes off trying too hard. Bachchan and Chopra aren't given anything fresh to do; Kaif is the only one who has a moment or two.

Raja Sen


Dhoom 3 is a children’s film made for children who’ve never seen a film.

Anupama Chopra
The Front Row


So see Dhoom:3 but with your expectations at half-mast. It’s not the popcorn thrill ride that I expected. There just isn’t enough joy in it but Aamir and the stupendous action make this worth watching. I’m going with 3 stars.

The film at some level goes back to the original purpose of all public entertainment – the circus. That’s where it is set. It’s also about magic on a grand scale, a reason pop-corn laden blockbuster flicks fascinate us anyway. Is it worth 700 bucks? Do we need to rob a bank to watch it on the giant screen? Well, money is a relative measure. I don’t think anyone at my theatre was thinking about demanding a refund. I wasn’t either.

Suparna Sharma
The Asian Age


Aamir Khan and the film’s director have Robert Downey Jr’s Sherlock on their mind. They believe that some exaggerated posturing and a bowler’s hat will get the job done. It’s doesn’t.The film Dhoom 3’s producers paid for was meant to be a grand, seductive, dizzy journey. Unfortunately, our travel companions on this journey are old fogies who have seen and shown us better days.

Dhoom 3 continues the tradition of extravagance in adventure and expenditure by roping in the fastidious Aamir Khan as its latest star antagonist.

This time around, the bikes, babes and brawls formula is dished out even more liberally than before. So, for the most part, Dhoom: 3 is a high-voltage action flick that relies squarely on known methods of the genre. But watch it all the same for Aamir Khan and the hi-jinks.

Srijana Mitra Das
Times of India


Dhoom 3's story with a twist wrapped around it, like the ribbon around a Christmas gift. Merrily unwrap - flying out of the Great Indian Circus, Dhoom 3 is great fun.

Hyped as the biggest release of the year, and as the slickest action thriller to come out of India, “Dhoom 3” turns out to be a damp squib. For an action film, there is hardly any action – instead the 172 minute film is laden with an insipid romance and many other distractions that add nothing to the story except lengthen it further.

India’s answer to The Fast & The Furious is here. Welcome to the world of jaw-dropping action and stunts never seen before on Hindi screen. Dhoom 3 redefines the word ‘entertainment’ in the grandest way possible.

Rohit Khilnani
India Today


Dhoom 3 is another visual treat where you get to see a fancy foreign city, cool bikes, police cars and good stunts but that's about it. The Dhoom series theme music when clubbed with the action stunts in the latest installment provides some entertainment because what you end up watching is not all that bad. But if you are looking for any logic, you are watching the wrong film.


Dhoom 3 was spectacular and majestic. Keeping a strong hold on the emotional prowess of its plot, the film sews in the slick action so awe strikingly. Don’t go in expecting an Aamir Khan film because it isn’t without flaws. But it gets right everything that is must for a commercial film, especially its ability to grasp on to the interest of audiences. Even cool thieves are vulnerable people and to be able to get that correct is what makes Dhoom 3 a winner. One bang up job!


In the end of it, if you still like Dhoom 3, it is because of Aamir. There is a vital twist about his role in the film that bars any discussion on his performance. All we'll say is go watch Dhoom 3 for Aamir.

Faheem Ruhani
India Today


The earlier two Dhoom films sizzled. This one fizzles right at the beginning and keeps stalling intermittently.

Taran Adarsh
Bollywood Hungama


Aamir transforms into a meat machine with DHOOM-3. Displaying his well-toned physique with ropey veins and performing acrobats incredibly, the actor makes you wonder, is there anything Aamir can't do? DHOOM-3 is one solid entertainer loaded with attitude and star power that will leave fans of the series salivating for more. It is miles ahead of its predecessors in the DHOOM series. This will shatter previous records and set new ones. SURE-SHOT BLOCKBUSTER.

Audience Reviews for Dhoom 3

  • Ajay lawyer
    Ajay lawyer
    85 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    big minus is story and cast of d film

    July 24, 17
  • Prashast Singh
    Prashast Singh
    34 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    (Written in 2013)

    Dhoom 3- A film that had become very much popular before its release. I thought to celebrate new year by watching this film and this is the best action genre film of the year 2013.

    The action scenes have been made in such a clean way, that they are going to bind the audiences with lots of whistles and applauses. All actors did well, only Katrina Kaif disappointed the most. I was just trying to avoid looking at her as she did not act at all. All actors except her delivered heart winning performances. The visual effects also worked well and emerged as masterpiece. The songs Malang and Dhoom Tap were the best ones.The locations,along with Uday Chopra's perfect comic timing made it an international standard Indian film.And also, the bikes- they were the best!!!

    On the whole, Dhoom 3 is a blockbuster entertainer with high-voltage action scenes and an emotional climax and wonderful locations. It is a must watch for all!!!

    July 17, 17
  • Midhun Ben Thomas (Dilseben)
    Midhun Ben Thomas (Dilseben)
    160 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    The franchise trend has been in vogue in the West for many years now, but it has been picking up in Bollywood in the past few years. Actually working on a sequel can be like a double edged sword as it could either work wonders or get bogged down by the expectations. Some of the prominent franchise films has been "Krrish" & "Dhoom" to name a few, and incidentally both have releases this year with "Krrish 3" smashing box office records. Can "Dhoom 3" replicate something similar???

    The film unfolds in 1990 in the Windy City where The Great Indian Circus is on the brink of extinction. Iqbal (Jackie Shroff), the owner of the establishment owes a huge debt to the Western Chicago bank but all his efforts for an extension in repayment fell on deaf ears which entices him to suicide. Seeing his father breathe his last in front of his eyes, Sahir (Aamir Khan) vows to avenge his death & embarks on a mission to destroy the bank. The modus operandi flabbergasted the Chicago Police as they had no clue to the identity of the looter except for the image of a clown & a slanderous Hindi statement which prompts them to seek the help of ACP Jai Dixit (Abhishek Bachchan) & Inspector Ali (Uday Chopra). So will they be able to nab the mastermind???

    After having scripted the previous two prequels, Vijay Krishna Acharya is entrusted with the task of helming the new sequel. For a person who delivered an abysmal film like "Tashan", I frankly didn't have much expectations but he has definitely done better with respect to that. However, when compared with the previous films, 'Dhoom 3" disappoints big time as the thrills are far & few. The action sequences are excellently choreographed but it's pretty monotonous. Sudeep Chatterjee's visuals were impressive but Ritesh Soni should have done a better job with the editing as it's damn long. Vaibhavi Merchant has done a fantastic job with the choreography especially "Malang" touted as the most expensive dance sequence picturised exquisitely. Pritam's music was average at best while the BGM was fine.

    Aamir Khan has done an impressive role as the protagonist along with Siddharth Nigam (young Aamir), though I feel Hrithik was undoubtedly the best villain the franchise had till now in all aspects. Uday Chopra provides the comic relief, Abhishek Bachchan puts on a scowl most of the times while Katrina barely had much to do except for some aerobics which she executed brilliantly.

    Verdict: As expected, the film will have a earth shattering initial & will have the box office records tumbling. The 100 crore mark is barely a benchmark now & it should saunter its way into the 200 crore club. For a movie like "Dhoom 3", we know what to expect & though it has been executed proficiently, I would still prefer "Dhoom 2" any day!!!

    Rating: 2.25/5


    September 18, 16
  • Dev
    32 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    Despite inspired( or copied) from The Prestige(twins concept), Now You See Me(robbery and motive concept), Leon : The professional(switching Between S.W.A.T members), Dhoom 3 is an fun movie and Aamir Khan is on par with the other villains from dhoom series,this movie has soul, action sets are good too.

    June 13, 14