Ghayal Once Again (2016)

Hindi 2 hrs 6 mins Action, Drama
Critics Score
Total Reviews: 72
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Review Summary: Sunny Deol still packs a punch, but the film is stale fare that tries too hard

Average Critic Rating: (2.40)
Cast: Sunny Deol , Om Puri , Soha Ali Khan , Prakash Raj , Murali Sharma , Tisca Chopra
Director: Sunny Deol
Release Date: 05 Feb 2016
Est. Budget: 37.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 40.0 CR

Plot: Ghayal 2 (previously titled as Ghayal Returns[1]) is an upcoming Indian action drama film directed by Sunny Deol l[2] and produced by Dharmendra.[3] It is the sequel to 1990 super-hit film Ghayal. The film is scheduled to release on 13 November 2015 which will be competing with Salman Khan's Prem Read more

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Ghayal Once Again - Top Reviews

Move over Superman, Sunny Deol is here with his fist of fury . Unfortunately, it might not bring in the kind of fan club Superman enjoys
Sneha May Francis, Emirates 24X7
Ghayal Once Again movie review: Sunny Deol is still a lethal weapon
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Sunny Deol is back and he's ghayal (wounded) once again! Sadly, so is the film
Sonia Chopra, Sify
Only wish the climax was not so long-winded. Watch this one, even if you are not a Sunny Deol fan. The action sequences are worth your ticket money
Ghayal Once Again starts out wobbly but gains substantial momentum till interval point, only to go completely haywire in its latter half
Sukanya Verma, REDIFF
The dramatic bits are inconsistent but even so, the film manages to impress
Rachit Gupta, Filmfare
But obviously, she does not have the power to extend any such favours to the audience. So watch Ghayal Once Again at your own risk and only if you can withstand the relentless onslaught it unleashes.
The wounds and pain of Ajay Mehra (Sunny’s character) are still felt from ‘Ghayal’ but out here the painless wounds dries off as soon as possible leaving just a scar to remember.
Divya Solgama, Cine Markets
Only Sunny Deol Makes The Film Watchable
Anupama Chopra, Scoop Whoop
The Curse Of The Second Half Ruins A Potentially Explosive Sequel!
Subhash K Jha, SKJ Bollywood
Sunny Deol tries hard, script plays spoiltsport!
Ritika Handoo, Zee News India
Entertaining B-Movie That Tries Its Best, At Least
Suprateek Chatterjee, Huffington Post
Yes, parts of it are silly and illogical, but it’s also satisfying
Anupama Chopra, Hindustan Times
The film is old-fashioned and evokes a distinct sense of deja vu
Rajeev Masand, IBN Live
I’m going with two out of five
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
If you mess with us, "We will find you and we will punch you." Watch it.
Renuka Vyavahare, Times of India

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Ghayal Once Again - All Reviews

For those who love Sunny Deol and his punches
Mehul S Thakkar, Deccan Chronicle
Sunny Deol's 'Ghayal Once Again' Is An Action Fest That Turns Back The Time
Priyanko Sarkar, Mens XP
Nonsense; but action-packed, thrilling and idealistic nonsense
Rahul Desai, Catch News
‘Ghayal Once Again’ Misses the ‘Sunny Deol Punch’
Stutee Ghosh, The Quint
Sunny Deol cries, screams, fights, jumps off trains, runs, falls and occasionally also attempts to act. The last one is especially hard but he is unfazed.
Suhani Singh, India Today
This dhai-kilo-ka-haath is worthy of a watch!
DNA India
We rate this film 40% on the Pinkvilla Movie Meter.
Pink Villa
GHAYAL ONCE AGAIN comes across as a shoddy and outdated attempt of the classic remake
Bollywood Hungama
Overall, "Ghayal Once Again" is a complex tale that is astutely handled. It will definitely appeal to Sunny Deol's fans and those who enjoy action films.
New Kerala
It'€™s old-fashioned and evokes a distinct sense of d©j vu
Source, BookMyShow
अगर सनी देओल के फैन हैं तो ही देखें 'घायल वन्स अगेन'
To suit the current audience, Sunny being the director added a few scenes like hacking and teenage drug scenes. But that could not help the movie from facing the bad fortune.
Aravind, Andhra & Telangana Wishesh
After watching this, the question about who is the wounded one — the viewer or the hero — may arise.
Strictly for Sunny fans or perhaps not if you want to remain one.
Tribune India
Sunny Deol is the saviour
Ankit Pal, News Nation
Sunny Deol’s action flick lacks the punch you expect!
Rajat Tripathi, Bollywood Life
There are just two songs which are just above ordinary and one expected SEL to come up with two excellent numbers to balance the equation
Rafat, Glam Sham
While Ghayal was a path-breaking revenge story that won seven Filmfare Awards, this sequel won't manage as much traction. But if you're a Sunny Deol fanboy, this one ticks all: lung-tearing screams and crushing punches.
Kunal Guha, Mumbai Mirror
If you’re an Ajay Mehra fan and loved Ghayal, you need to catch the sequel
Tania Rana, BookMyShow
Despite having a decent plot, Ghayal Once Again fails in terms of execution. The screenplay drags at many parts - especially in the second half.
Sunny Deol is 'Ghayal Once Again' and this time too he doesn't let us down!
Madhuri Prabhu, Claps N Slaps
An OTT melodrama that makes even car chases look boring after a point.
Smita Vyas Kumar, Desi Martini
Great Concept By Sunny Deol But Badly Executed
Priyanka Prasad, Filmi Beat
घायल वंस अगेन' लेकिन स्टोरी वही पुरानी
Narendra Saini, Aaj Tak
Ghayal Once Again has you on the edge-of-your-seat
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
Sunny Deol's action movie "Ghayal Once Again" lives up to the expectations and the standards of its prequel
Sahara Samay
Now, looking at the film critically the film has not much to deliver and may not interest you unless you happen to his fan
Just Bollywood
Sunny Deol’s Ajay Mehra hasn’t been healthy off-late (read mentally). Well, he never was. Who kills so many people in one go?
Sunny Deol or his ‘Dhai Kilo Ka Haath’ fails to pack a punch!
Prathamesh Jadhav, India.Com
“Ghayal Once Again” features some surprisingly effective action scenes, but little else.
Mohit Patil, Desi Martini
Sunny Deol’s super hit returns 25 years on, but times have changed
Financial Express
This modern version of the angry young man out to seek justice is more muted than the 1990 film
Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters India
On the whole GHAYAL ONCE AGAIN comes across as a shoddy and outdated attempt of the classic remake.
Oye Times
Sunny Deol fails to recreate ‘Ghayal’ magic
Lata Jha, Live Mint
This film is NOT even for a die-hard Sunny Deol fan!
Rajat Tripathi, Bollywood Life
Worth a watch for its filmmaking, action sequences, dialogues and Sunny'€™s hard hitting comeback
Sajid, Cinema Glitz
Shankar Ehsaan Loy start off their 2016 run on an off-colour note
Vipin, Music Aloud
A Nostalgia Trip Gone Awry
News World India
'Ghayal Once Again', is a complex tale that is astutely handled
Source, Santa Banta
Ghayal Once Again – Sunny, Down but not yet out..!
Free Press Journal
This one can injure your brain
Rohit Vats, Hindustan Times
This movie does not make any pretence of being anything less than an action movie. So there are no needless song breaks or ear-shattering punches
Manisha Lakhe, Nowrunning
Sunny Deol Hasn’t Lost Out On His Huge Fan Appeal Yet
Shefali Saxena, Desi Martini
Watch it for only and only Sunny Deol
Box Office Capsule
Overall, the film has turned out to be nothing more than a sloppy attempt at bringing back the classic revenge drama
A mellowed down Sunny Deol fails to weave same magic
Mudit Bhatnagar, India TV News
But it is nowhere near its sequel ‘Ghayal’.
Ghayal Once Again' misses real Ajay Mehra, but Sunny Deol's fans may still like it!
Radha Mishra, Meri News
Crisp Action With Thriller-like Pace and Heart
R.M. Vijayakar, India West
Sunny Deol has never been balanced, nuanced, subtle (lol). He only overdoes stuff. Everything. Even now. And I’m eternally grateful for it.
Suparna Sharma, Deccan Chronicle
Sunny Deol and the sequel are disappointing and dated in equal measure
Anna MM Vetticad, First Post
I Luv Cinema
High-octane action, drama
Troy Ribeiro, Odisha Sun Times
Ajay Mehra has mellowed down and is mature now. If you wanted to watch him thrash men with his ‘Dhaai Kilo Ka Haat ‘ and scream ‘Balwantrai ke kutton’ get set for disappointment.
Surabhi Redkar, Koi Moi
'Ghayal Once Again', is very old fashioned, rough hewn and klunky
The sequel can’t dislodge memories of the original, but the action is spectacular.
Nandini Ramnath, Scroll.In