• Renuka Vyavahare
    Renuka Vyavahare
    Times Of India


    If you get spooked easily, you may not mind this one. If you like horror, watch Insidious (2010) or Ram Gopal Varma’s Bhoot (2003) again. Those are classics.

  • This is a well-intentioned film, with horror as its genre. But sadly, there is no link of sanity in its story-line for it to merit any sense of creativity. A frail attempt at a complex plot.

  • Subhash K Jha
    Subhash K Jha


    If you enjoy watching watching films about ghostly possessions in normal households then Machhli Jal Ki… might of some interest to you.
    But the horror genre in Bollywood needs a revamp

  • Komal Nahta
    Komal Nahta
    Komal Nahta's Blog


    Machhli Jal Ki Rani Hai is a fairly well-made film but lack of novelty on the one hand and limited promotion and too much opposition on the other will greatly restrict its ability to do much at the box-office. In fact, it may go largely unnoticed at the box-office because of the aforementioned problem areas.

  • Rahul Desai
    Rahul Desai
    Mumbai Mirror


    The title is a popular Indian children’s nursery rhyme, and perhaps kids under the age of ten would have been the perfect target audience to frighten. Unfortunately, this film is rated A (Adults only), and therefore, falls way short of remotely acceptable levels of spooky entertainment.

  • Anuj Kumar
    Anuj Kumar
    The Hindu


    Waiting in the cans for some time, the fish is finally out in the water but lacks the gills to survive the swell at the box office