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Mansoor, a reserved and reticent Pithoo (porter), helps pilgrims make an arduous journey upwards to the temple town. His world turns around when he meets the beautiful and rebellious Mukku who draws him into a whirlwind of intense love.Wikipedia

Kedarnath Reviews

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express


In trying to please everyone, Kedarnath loses edge, and leads to a tepid cop-out. It’s a weepie minus the tears.

Raja Sen
Hindustan Times


Kedarnath is a pointless, entirely forgettable film, but some may remember the girl fondly — which may well be the film’s only task. In one scene, Sara rides down the mountain on Sushant’s back, and he calls her the heaviest load he’s lifted. She smiles and tells him to get used to it. Carry on, Indian cinema, carry on.

Rahul Desai
Film Companion


This is basically a paranoid movie embracing social relevance to compensate for daring to accessorize a tragedy through the medium of art. Given the current climate, these inclinations aren’t surprising. After all, you know a film is on shaky ground when it’s a natural disaster that must rescue it from being a man-made disaster.

Rohit Vats


Kedarnath totally banks on its leads and they deliver. Sushant brings calm and Sara a breezy freshness to it. They give the film what its average VFX fails to—a purpose. Kedarnath is watchable and strikes a chord when needed.

Deccan Chronicle Team
Deccan Chronicle


In the conclusion, Kedarnath does have some genuinely likable moments but when the monotony of the drama gets exposed, the film's pace breaks down and the entertainment level drops. The film somewhat manages to regain its speed in the climax. But till then, you find it is already late.

Truth be told, Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan's daughter has tons of filmi blood and it is what powers Kedarnath from start to finish

While Sushant Singh Rajput does much of the heavy lifting with a great deal of flair, the biggest asset is Sara

Rachit Gupta
Times Of India


For a love story, there are no romantic tracks that really hold your attention. Apart from the song Namo Namo, Amit Trivedi’s music doesn’t create the required mood for a love saga like Kedarnath. Director Abhishek Kapoor’s attempt to make a film set against the backdrop of a natural calamity of this proportion is ambitious and sincere.

For a film that ebbs and flows, the leads thankfully keep it afloat and steady. Rajput is wonderful as Mansoor, using his eyes and body language to convincingly convey his character’s emotions. But the true revelation is Khan, whose performance makes it hard to believe that this is her first film. She acts like a veteran, is a natural in front of the camera and handles the emotional scenes with ease. She is the most memorable thing about “Kedarnath”.

Meena Iyer
DNA India


Watch Kedarnath for the spunky and spirited Sara Ali Khan. A star is born. 


Kedarnath starring Sushant Singh Rajput marks the big Bollywood debut of star kid Sara Ali Khan. The film is directed by Abhishek Kapoor. Actors Sara and Sushant shine in Kedarnath but the film drowns, says our review.

All said and done, Kedarnath is watchable just for Sushant Singh Rajput, Sara Ali Khan and its cinematography. There’s nothing you’ll take back with you once the lights turn on. This plot required a special treatment to establish the connection & the makers fail at the base level itself. Skip it!

KEDARNATH is a poor fare owing to the unexciting and flawed writing and weak execution. What works well is Sara Ali Khan's stupendous performance and the flood sequences. At the box office, its fate will be an average one.

But overall the shift of tones while blending a fictional, inter-faith romance with a historical natural disaster, the film suffers to some degree from the maker's romantic and idealistic ideas and thereby leaves you unsatisfied.

Be that as it may, is this the sort of romance dream-debuts are made of? Traditionally, yes. Sara Ali Khan's mother, Amrita Singh, for instance, similarly hit the screen with Betaab - rich girl, poor boy, young love - in the early '80s.


Sara Ali Khan-Sushant Singh Rajput’s aching chemistry anchors a heartbreaking love story...

Audience Reviews for Kedarnath

  • Shashwat Sisodia
    Shashwat Sisodia
    300 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    'Kedarnath' is a surprising film, all the way. It's climax is naturally haunting and the settings of devastations will, nevertheless, make you stay for the film and curiosity about what happens to the fate of these lovers and their unflinching desire for each other is bount to come. The climax then takes a slightly (spoiler!) 'Titanic' tune to it.
    But you know this, and still are satisfied with it. The writing is mostly emotional. The content comes with visual coherence. But the strength of the film lies in its boundless performances: while Sushant Singh Rajput as the Muslim 'pitthu' Mansoor is interesting enough, it is Sara Ali Khan's Mandakini who makes the film a mostly enjoyable one. She unleashes passion with sincerity and comedy with conviction. The other cast performs respectably too.
    But the film really shoots to a palpable high when the religions come into the play. First is about the excellent casting choice: Sushant is Hindu and Sara is Muslim, in the film their orthodoxy has been exhchanged. It also has to make a comment on "Just because he is a man..." and the screenplay by Kanika Dhillon paves way for a funky, solid female character in Sara's Mukku.
    My problem with the film is that it is awfully stretched. You are incredibly bored by the dazzling song sequences, too-much-stalking and all. Mansoor's economic conditions are low, says the film, but his house is way more beautifully shot to be a poverty-struck one.
    But you stay watching the film nevertheless because of the emotional depth. There are more than a few moments that are heartbreaking, and many of them, moving as well.

    November 12, 19
  • Tejas Nair
    Tejas Nair
    258 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    Abhishek Kapoor's Kedarnath takes a virulent turn from a blooming, soothing romantic story between two people from different religions to a description of a natural calamity but it still manages to keep one hooked and rooting for these characters that are written with genuine compassion. TN.

    March 20, 19
  • Ajay lawyer
    Ajay lawyer
    85 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    very familiar movie , which is known to every one, the disaster scenes are very high lighted.. finally one time watchable

    December 16, 18