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Kedarnath

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Critic Rating

4.9

25 Reviews
20 Ratings
40%
in favor

Audience Rating

6.0
1 Review
1 Rating

Movie Info

Director

Language

Hindi

Synopsis

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

4

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

4

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

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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
IBNLive

6

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

4

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

6

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

6

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

4

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.

6

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

Audience Reviews for Kedarnath

  • Ajay lawyer
    Ajay lawyer
    79 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    6

    Ajay films critic

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

    December 16, 18