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Student of the Year 2

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Critic Rating

3.6

17 Reviews
14 Ratings
7%
in favor

Audience Rating

3.0
1 Review
1 Rating

Movie Info

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Writer

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Language

Hindi

Synopsis

A romantic comedy film directed by Punit Malhotra, starring Tiger Shroff, Ananya Pandey and Tara Sutaria in the lead roles.Wikipedia

Student of the Year 2 Reviews

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express

3

The running time is too long for what is, essentially, yet-another-buffed-up-version of Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander crossed with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. This class of 2019 has predictable beats, which is to be expected in an underdog story, but that it is so stilted is disappointing.

Raja Sen
Hindustan Times

3

Tiger Shroff, Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria star as a new batch of students/professionally bred actors in sequel to Karan Johar’s 2012 film.

Rahul Desai
Film Companion

-

SOTY2 can be described as a parody of Main Hoon Na, which itself was a parody of every desi college-campus movie ever made; a parody of a parody is called…reality

About the report card on the film, the SOTY second edition, although it does not pass with flying colours, does make the grade.

Deccan Chronicle Team
Deccan Chronicle

2

The Karan Johar produced film is silly and formulaic with stock characters who are just pretty to ogle.

Stupidity of the year!...'Student of the Year 2 has no spunk, no plot and zero charisma

Tiger Shroff leads a fresh bunch of students in film so last decade in its thinking and packaging that sitting through it is like straying into a Bollywood time warp.

With his dancing skills and ripped body, Shroff is perfectly suited to the role of Rohan, but there is nothing in this film that we haven’t seen him do before. A stony-faced Tara Sutaria comes off as too self-conscious in her attempt to play Mia. It is Ananya Pandey who stands out among what is otherwise a mediocre cast. As Shreya, she displays some spunk and life, and is the best thing about this film. 

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Times Of India

6

Overall, this chapter doesn’t have much of that ishq wala love, but there is ample dosti, kabaddi and cool stuff to keep you going. Think of it as a much snazzier version of ‘Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander’ minus the realism.

Meena Iyer
DNA India

2

Apart from Will Smith's miss-if-you-blink appearance, watch SOTY (2) for Tiger.  Even when things around him are caving in, his ballerina grace is intact. 

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India Today

2

Unless you are an ardent admirer of Tiger Shroff's flying kicks, stay away from Student Of The Year 2

IANS
Mid-Day

5

Student of the Year 2 is all in all a light-hearted rom-com mingled with retro mixes, making the film a one-time watch.

3

Tiger's acting or plot clichés — what's the worst part of this film?

IANS
Sify

4

The dialogues sound like group chats where everyone tries to be the smartest. The songs and dances are unbearably campy. The retro number Yeh jawani hai deewani is the perfect anthem for a film dedicated to the "josh and junoon" of the young.Sadly not this one. Not this car wreck of a movie.

Kunal Guha
Mumbai Mirror

5

Helming the second in the franchise that catapulted the careers of Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan, would surely come with great responsibility. But Malhotra plays it on the back-foot, hoping to crack it with a formulaic plot and clichéd characters that barely go beyond the call of duty. Perhaps, it’s time for the makers to return to film school?

Namrata Joshi
The Hindu

-

To be fair SOTY2 tries to be a little different, by adding a little Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar to K2H2. The poor “Pishorilal ka fukra” gets pitched against the “St Teresa dude” in the game of kabaddi, in much the same way as Model had a face off with Rajput in a cycle race in JJWS. But caught between two cult films, SOTY2 isn’t able to acquire a personality of its own.

Audience Reviews for Student of the Year 2

  • Tejas Nair
    Tejas Nair
    224 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    3

    Save for the 5-second performance of Will Smith that you may miss if you don't pay attention to the half a dozen opposite-of-glee songs in Student of the Year 2 and a few one-liner jokes by the breakout star Harsh Beniwal (whom I would like to see as the lead if they ever make Student of the Year 3), this one here will tickle your fantasies that are best left untickled. Do something better with you time if you don't want to go window cloth shopping. TN.

    May 12, 19