Lucknow Central (2017)

Hindi 2 hrs 27 mins Musical, Thriller
60 %
Total Reviews: 25
Sahi: 15 Nahi: 10

Review Summary: With a great supporting cast, 'Lucknow Central' is watchable prison break drama.

Average Critic Rating: (2.86)
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Est. Budget: 30.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 12.0 CR

Plot: Kishen Mohan Girhotra (Farhan Akhtar) is a young man who belongs to Moradabad, a city in Uttar Pradesh. One fateful day, Kishen gets accused of murder which lands him in Lucknow Central Jail where he’s awaiting his High Court trial for a death penalty. Meanwhile, a diligent NGO worker Gayatri... Read more

Lucknow Central - Movie Reviews

The story of great escape of five prisoners from Lucknow Central jail is a decent watch because of the supporting cast.
Now Running
Low-hanging ambitions and straightforward conflict between negotiators of harm and reform renders Lucknow Central a surprising watchability
Rediff
Outstanding study of imprisonment and freedom
Zee News
A gripping prison break thriller with brilliant performances
Inuth
Considering the film revolves around music, Rangdaari is a beautiful composition that sums up this fascinating tale of dreamers and fighters, who refuse to give up on life or faith.
Times of India
Considering the film revolves around music, Rangdaari is a beautiful composition that sums up this fascinating tale of dreamers and fighters, who refuse to give up on life or faith.
Times of India
Farhan Akhtar-starrer see-saws between musical drama, message film
First Post
Outstanding Script Doubled With Stellar Performances
Farhan Akhtar & His Band Of Boys Keep The Thrill Alive!
Filmi Beat
Fresh pairing of Farhan Akhtar and Diana Penty to unique concept, Lucknow Central is a must-watch
India TV News
Farhan Akhtar’s band-drama fails to hit the right notes
Bollywood Life
Farhan Akhtar-starrer see-saws between musical drama, message film
First Post
Farhan Akhtar’s film is an engaging tale of four convicts trying to make a band in the first half
Bollywood Life
Ironically, the proposed on screen tribute to the Healing Hearts Band a band formed by prison inmates in the Adarsh Karagar on the outskirts of Lucknow, LUCKNOW CENTRAL was suppose to give a better justice to their story and musical glory but it's our bad luck.
Glam Sham
It surely deserves a dekho
Hi Tech Beacon
Lucknow Central begins on a very promising pace. The film takes no time to come to the main crisis where an aspiring musician, Kishen (Farhan Akhtar) from Moradabad is trapped in a case, held guilty and eventually makes his way to Lucknow Central jail.
Masala
Riveting tale with an interesting premise
Deccan Chronicle
A simply brilliant and gripping tale of dreams and survival, told without major pretensions!
Bollywood MDB
No Encore For Farhan’s Prison Boy Band
The Quint
Strong Ensemble Cast Fails To Support A Weak Story
India.Com
फरहान की दमदार एक्टिंग, पर इंटरवल के बाद कमजोर है लखनऊ सेंट्रल
Aaj Tak
Freedom and music in an absorbing prison drama
Scroll.In
It is a prison break drama to classic “Papillon”, intellectual politics and spiritual ramifications.
News Folo
Farhan Akhtar’s jail break film lacks the sense of urgency
Hindustan Times
FARHAN AKHTAR-DIANA PENTY FILM DELIVERS A GRIPPING, TENSE AND TIGHTLY-ASSEMBLED WATCH
Mumbai Mirror