Hari Puttar (2008)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Comedy, Children, Drama
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Total Reviews: 17
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Review Summary: Hari Puttar focuses on the heroics of a ten-year-old hero and is sure to have everyone -- under 10s and over 10s -- chuckling with glee with its generous splattering of slapstick masala and message.

Average Critic Rating: (1.96)
Cast: Sarika , Jackie Shroff , Zain Khan , Saurabh Shukla , Vijay Raaz , Swini Khara , Lilette Dubey , Shamita Shetty
Director: Lucky Kohli
Release Date: 01 Jan 2008

Plot: The film revolves around a ten year old boy, Hari Prasad Dhoonda (nicknamed Hari Puttar), who has recently moved from India to the United Kingdom. Left home alone with his cousin Tuk Tuk (Swini Khara) when his parents go on vacation, Hari must deal with two burglars who hope to Read more

Hari Puttar - Top Reviews

The beginning song of the film is a testament to what is wrong with children’s films today.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
On the whole HARI PUTTAR - A COMEDY OF TERRORS is a poor show all the way.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Hari Puttar focuses on the heroics of a ten-year-old hero and is sure to have everyone -- under 10s and over 10s -- chuckling with glee with its generous splattering of slapstick masala and message.
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India
In the technical department, the ‘live’ animation interludes are okay. The music is nothing to dance about. Oi, but composer Adesh Srivastava performs an item number, presumably because Malaika Arora-Khan couldn’t spare the dates. To be honest, these are
Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times 
For laughs, one of the villains keeps passing gas. And for reasons unknown, even the live actors seem to be seriously animated - so a fine actress like Sarika hyper-ventilates about her son while Jackie Shroff mumbles about a broken satellite phone. All t
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 

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Hari Puttar - All Reviews

On watching it, one would really feel that the charge that has been put on the title of the flick is totally baseless as the film and the title nowhere comes nearer to Hollywood most readable book and watched movie Harry Potter.  Though it is touted to be
Bollywood Mantra
Movie Review : Hari Puttar - A Comedy of TerrorsDirector : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Rajesh Bajaj, Lucky Kohli  Guru Sharma, Aadesh Shrivastava  Sameer  Sarika, Jackie Shroff, Saurabh Shukla, Vijay Raaz, Lillete Dubey, Zain Khan, Swini KharaHari Puttar -
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
Now let''s set the record straight. Hari Puttar - A Comedy Of Terrors is not remotely inspired by Hari Potter, but it actually borrows from Home Alone. Unfortunately, directors Rajesh Bajaj and Lucky Kohli make a complete mess of what could''ve been a gre
Lucky Kohli amd Rajesh Bajaj's Hari Puttar will probably go down well with the children
Movie Talkies Team, MSN India
Some of our Bollywood film makers have readymade themes coming from Hollywood. They are not ashamed ...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
When compared to Santosh Sivan's 'Tahaan', we find this far behind inasmuch as a children's film
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Rashid Irani, Hindustan Times 
Overall Hari Puttar is a weak product.
Ashok Nayak, Now Running
d tale, the story begins with Hari Prasad (Zain Khan) who moves to the UK from India as her father Prof Dhoonda comes on a government assignment. He is working on a top secret project related to the defence forces and he is in his own world. In this proce
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Do take your kids for the fun ride!
Insiyah Vahanvaty, Rediff 
But to expect you to spend 200 bucks on this film is an act of terror that should earn the maker at least 10 years in prison with three screenings of this movie every single day of the punishment
HaribabuBolineni, Chirtamala
Hari Puttar directed by Lucky Kohli and Rajesh Bajaj stars Zain Khan, Swini Khara, Jackie Shroff, Sarika, Saurabh Shukla and Vijay Raaz.