Freaky Ali (2016)

Hindi Comedy, Sports
Critics Score
Total Reviews: 30
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Total Votes: 0

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Review Summary: Nawazuddin saves 'Freaky Ali' with an assured performance. The direction leaves a lot to be desired.

Average Critic Rating: (2.43)
Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui , Arbaaz Khan , Amy Jackson , Jas Arora , Seema Biswas , Nikitin Dheer , Asif Basra , Paresh Ganatra , Alam Khan
Director: Sohail Khan
Release Date: 09 Sep 2016
Est. Budget: 20.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 13.0 CR

Plot: Ali (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) is an extortion debt collector for the local goon along with Maqsood (Arbaaz Khan). His fate turns when one day he and Maqsood go to a golf course to collect extortion, after waiting for many hours for a man to give him money. Ali confronts the man Read more

Freaky Ali - Top Reviews

It's a sports underdog movie where Nawazuddin Siddiqui gets to play a man from the wrong side of the tracks to win at a game meant for the idle rich. The story starts out to be great fun, but it becomes so repetitive in the middle that even the jokes are a drag and then dragged down by Bollywoodisation of the story: unsportsmanlike behavior, intervention by the gods, maa ka aashirvaad and big gangster with bigger heart...
Manisha Lakhne, Nowrunning
If only this were a better film
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Yeah he’s fun. What about the rich people around giving him lessons on “ameer and gareeb”, while he lands the hottest woman in the club, and the movie goes off course thereafter? Ah, we’re just faking Ali, no? Sadly, yes.
Mayank Shekhar, Mid-Day
Freaky Ali is painfully dull
Sukanya Verma, REDIFF

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Freaky Ali - All Reviews

It was sad to see Siddiqui after such a brilliant work in RAMAN RAGHAV 2.0 making a fool of himself
Vishal Verma, Glam Sham
The film's makers did not give two hoots about the film's script, which is why Freaky Ali ended up being two hours of zzzZZZzzzz..
Devarsi Ghosh, India Today
Kishanlal (Asif Basra), known to Ali, sees this and coaxes Ali to train in the sport as he sees great potential in the man.
Komal Nahta, KomalsReviews
All the Nawazuddin Siddiqui fans are in for a treat
Sai Gamare, BookMyShow
Rounding off, Freaky Ali is a sweet little comedy that's sure to put a smile on your lips. Nawazuddin's performance alone is worth the price of the ticket.
Devesh Sharma, Filmfare
The film has many laughing moments, and trust me your stomach will hurt laughing at them
Sajid, Cinema Glitz
Though it'€™s called Freaky Ali, Siddiqui'€™s Ali is the least freaky of all the characters and his performance is the only reason this film is not a complete washout
Udita Jhunjhunwala, First Post
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s outing on the golf course fails to score
In golf, you seldom see albatross. It’s a rare score where the player sinks his ball into the cup ‘three strokes below the par’ (meaning three strokes less than the par score of the hole). Extremely challenging.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui shows his acting chops once again. You needed an actor of his mettle to make this film believable and Nawaz once again proves that he is the man for the job
Indian Express
कम्प्लीट एंटरटेनमेंट पैकेज है फ्रीकी अली
FREAKY ALI kick starts with rib-tickling moments but fails...
Bollywood Hungama
If you must watch it in the theater, take lots of boisterous friends with you and popcorn
Manisha Lakhe, Now Running
Music of Freaky Ali isn't on expected lines
Joginder Tuteja, Bollywood Hungama
"Acchi aur sacchhi zindagi ka farak kya hai?" This dialogue in the film, which means what is the difference between a good and honest life, forms the crux of the narrative
source Ians, Sify
Freaky Ali isn'€™t a satisfying film by a long shot, and that'€™s a terrible shame, given that the plot is good
Deepanjana Pal, Hindustan Times
Overall, “Freaky Ali” inspired by the English film, “Happy Gilmore”, entertains with its simplicity and raw Indian appeal.
Even in a Utopian state, it is hard to digest street children running amuck golf greens
Meena Iyer, The Times of India
A commendable effort indeed
Rafat, Glam Sham
Freaky Ali has a few moments of comic mirth that will make you crack a smile
Sreeju Sudhakaran, Bollywood Life
Freaky Ali Is Entertainer
Box Office Capsule
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s comic act is amusing in parts
Sreeju Sudhakaran, Bollywood Life
निशाने से चूक गई सलमान के बैनर की 'फ्रीकी अली'
R J Alok, Aaj Tak
Overall, Freaky Ali inspired by the English film, Happy Gilmore, entertains with its simplicity and raw Indian appeal.
Troy Ribeiro, NDTV
Sajid-Wajid have been in fine fettle and our only complain is that the OST ends ever so quickly
Devesh Sharma, Filmfare
Freaky Ali has a few moments of comic mirth that will make you crack a smile, but the film, overall, sputters and drags all the way to the final hole
Sreeju Sudhakaran, Bollywood Life