• Shubhra Gupta
    Shubhra Gupta
    Indian Express


    They should have just compiled the songs, a couple of them hummable, in a CD, instead.

  • Rohit Vats
    Rohit Vats


    The film lacks a strong conflict line. The whole racial thing in Australia emerges as the most touching part of ‘Yaariyan’.

  • Anupama Chopra
    Anupama Chopra
    Hindustan Times


    Its stuffed with banal but infectious songs that lodge themselves in your head like Yo! Yo! Honey Singh’s aaj blue hai pani pani. But everything else in this film is a train-wreck.

  • Yaariyan may be targeted at a young audience but every single teenager who chooses to watch it will be insulting their own intelligence.

  • Yaariyan talks about a whole lot of other things – friendship, trust, patriotism, race attacks and tolerance – but makes no sense at all.

    It would make perfect sense to give this film a miss.

  • Madhureeta Mukherjee
    Madhureeta Mukherjee
    Times Of India


    ‘Yaariyan’ is nothing to gush about, but the teenies can watch this one for a lark…and some yo-yo beats!

  • Strictly for those who want to enjoy the songs on the big screen, the rest can go revisit Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander the best college campus film of all time!

  • It would be an understatement to say such a disastrous film wasn’t made in a long long time and Yaariyan now ranks amongst one of those odd films that hit every Friday and move by without anyone noticing them.

  • Saurabh Dwivedi
    Saurabh Dwivedi
    India Today


    Lots of action, lost of attempt to create drama, and not-so-great dialogues take over the movie.

    Avoid watching the film.

  • Taran Adarsh
    Taran Adarsh
    Bollywood Hungama


    …has a gripping second half, smash hit musical score and the youthful romance that should lure and entice its target audience — the youth. A treat for youngsters and young at heart!

  • Daily Bhaskar
    Daily Bhaskar
    Dainik Bhaskar


    Only for the teenagers and college goers who believe in unbelievable. ‘NO’ to everyone else.

  • Sachin Chatte
    Sachin Chatte
    The Navhind Times


    The story is regressive, silly and just about everything in the film looks fake, including the acting. The only one I felt sorry for was Deepti Naval. Surely, she deserves better than this. And so do we.

  • A self-indulgent, dumb movie, intolerable from the word go. The only bright point in this otherwise forgettable experience is this actress, Rakul Preet Singh.

    Hopefully we’ll get to watch more of her in some other film but you certainly need to avoid this one.

  • Komal Nahta
    Komal Nahta


    …has ordi­nary entertainment value but its super-hit music is its trump card. The film will, therefore, appeal to the youth and prove to be a plus fare. Its superb opening is a big plus point.

  • Mansha Rastogi
    Mansha Rastogi


    With no plot, horrid screenplay and horrendous performances, Yaariyan, in short, is the example that movie-making is not everybody’s business. Stay away

  • … no brownie points for making a film like this. Yaariyan with its synthetic characters and artificial emotion has the depth and intelligence of a seedy music video. Steer clear!

  • Very rarely, do I say this about a film, but this once I have to – there go two and a half hours of my life.

  • JPN


    Being a small budget movie, the movie features new faces. Though it doesn’t have big star cast or lavish locations, Yaariyan has a fresh story. The story takes few twists and turns that are too filmy to believe. Whatever the flaws the move has, it gives a very fresh feeling.