Agent Vinod (2012)

Hindi 2 hrs 38 mins Thriller, Suspense
Critics Score
Total Reviews: 32
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Total Votes: 1

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Review Summary: Can Saif Ali Khan be India's Bond or Bourne? The query crossed my mind more so because...

Average Critic Rating: (2.89)
Cast: Saif Ali Khan , Kareena Kapoor Khan , Gulshan Grover , Prem Chopra , Ravi Kishan , Ram Kapoor , Adil Hussain , Malika Haydon , Anshuman Singh , Shahbaaz Khan , Maryam Zakaria , Rajat Kapoor , Arvydas Dapsys , Zakir Hussain , Arif Zakaria , B.P. Singh , Vasilisa Petina , Dhritiman Chatterjee , Lalit Parimoo , Dheerendra Dwivedi , Elena Kazan , Ann Lee Roberts
Director: Sriram Raghavan
Release Date: 23 Mar 2012
Est. Box Office Collection: 45.8 CR

Plot: This article's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. (March 2012) In the Dasht-E-Margoh desert in remote Afghanistan, inside a Taliban camp, ISI official Col. Huzefa ( Shahbaz Khan ) is interrogating a captured man Read more

Agent Vinod - Top Reviews

The name’s Bond James Bond. Err. They call me trinity. Argh. No wait make that when you have to shoot shoot don’t talk. Sigh. Watching Agent...
Rachit Gupta, FilmFare
He’s not blond but desi Bond meets Bourne for a spy masala mix - apna Agent Vinod. With all the makings of a suave 007 always shaken never stirred. With guns gadgets girls and guts.
Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India
Can Saif Ali Khan be India's Bond or Bourne? The query crossed my mind more so because...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
This agent sure likes to globe-trot.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Agent Vinod may be the best looking actioner we've seen, and Sriram Raghavan may be a unanimous choice to hold the joystick, but watching him play this particular game shows him distracted by the window dressing -- and not trying hard enough to save the p
Raja Sen, Rediff 
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
To give the action film an intelligent personality. That’s Agent Vinod’s Achilles’ heel
Rachit Gupta, FilmFare
Cast:Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Ram Kapoor, Adil Hussain, Shahbaaz Khan, Prem Chopra, Gulshan Grover, Dhritiman ChatterjeeDirector:Sriram RaghavanThe most gobsmacking brilliant portion of Agent Vinod is a roughly 3-minute shootout scene set in a seedy
Rajeev Masand, IBN 

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Agent Vinod - All Reviews

Agent Vinod has once again proved that good trailer, strong star cast, big banner and a big hype doesn't mean that the movie would be something worth watching or extraordinary. Just like in past we have experienced a series of big banner films turning int
Aakash Barvalia, Movie Zadda
Director :Sriram RaghvanMusic :Pritam ChakrabortyLyrics :Amitabh Bhattacharya, Nilesh MishraStarring :Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Prem Chopra, Gulshan Grover, Ram Kapoor and Ravi KissenAgent Vinod Movie Review March 23, 2012 01:45:11 PM ISTupdated Marc
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
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Movie Talkies Team, MSN India
Agent Vinod is not quite the overwhelming experience that you would want a global espionage thriller to be. More thoughtful than thundering, more la Carre and less Bond it nonetheless take the spy genre in Hindi to a new level of finesse. Finally, the coo
Lots of action and suspense
Bollywood Life
If only Sriram Raghavan had not gone weak in the knees at the thought of love, Agent Vinod would have been a sharper, smarter, cooler film.
Kaveree Bamzai, India Today
 You will love this spy!!
Bharat Student
Not all guns blazing!
Suparna Thombare, Bollywood Life
Agent Vinod is a half-baked fare which disappoints. The film will not fare too well at the box-office as word of mouth publicity will not work in its favor.
Forget mujra, pick the pungi!
Bollywood Life
Agent Vinod is Bollywood’s answer to James Bond. Well almost. Saif Ali Khan is RAW operative Vinod – a stylish, suave master of international sleuthing. When a fellow RAW agent Rajan (Ravi Kissen) is killed, AV is forced to country-hop across Afghanistan,
Amodini Sharma, Planet Bollywood
Saif Ali Khan returns after a long break, his last solo-film was Kurbaan way back in 2009. He had a significant role to play in last year’s Aarakshan, but the film almost entirely belonged to Amitabh Bachchan.
While of late style and technique has seen a manifold increase in Bollywood, filmmakers are also pushing the boundary when it comes to challenging the audience. Yes, there are escapist films being made (and loved as well). However there are filmmakers who are aspiring to merge hardcore commercial cinema with elements that require one to think hard and grasp the context of a scene rather than being spoon fed. 'Agent Vinod' is an example of one such cinema. Though there is always a risk element associated with such endeavours, Saif Ali Khan and Sriram Raghavan seem to have taken a conscious call in this direction.
India Glitz
The Story began with the escape of RAW Agent Vinod from the terrorist groups in Afghanistan and the murder of its counter Part.
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Agent Vinod is like a beautifully shot travel commercial, with locations traversing from Afghanistan to Russia, New Delhi to Somalia, Morocco to Pakistan, Riga to London to South Africa.
Rubina A Khan, First Post
Saif Ali Khan puts in an earnest effort in his role, overall the film a one-time watch
Shaheen Parkar, Mid-Day
Agent Vinod movie review : The film contains a been-there seen-that story of an Indian RAW Agent who is on a mission to crack a code that ends up in a nuclear attack on the country’s capital New Dehli. a couple of betrayals, loopholes, and eventually, Age
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
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You could skip it!
Overall, the story has flaws, there is too much travelling to make you go dizzy and it’s not the Raghavan you wanted that you see. But it’s not all that bad either. The movie works in bits and parts and shines in a few sequences. A one-time watch.
Prateeksha Khot, Bolly Spice
Agent Vinod is style over substance. A little mish-mash and a little rehash.
Mansha Rastogi, Now Running
The film lacks any underlying tone of humour, despite the potential. That makes the proceedings somewhat dry. The dialogues are plain functional. Pooja Ladha Surti's editing is smart and sassy and the long runtime doesn't hurt much. The action is slick but doesn't stand out. CK Muraleedharan's cinematography is competent. The background score which derives from James Bond signature tune and RD Burman numbers works well
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