Maqbool (2004)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Crime, Drama
Critics Score
72%
Total Reviews: 7
User Score
100%
Total Votes: 4

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Review Summary: An adaptation of Shakespeare's MACBETH MAQBOOL is set in present-day Mumbai...

Average Critic Rating: (3.64)
Cast: Irrfan Khan , Tabu , Naseeruddin Shah , Om Puri , Piyush Mishra , Masumeh Makhija , Ajay Gehi , Abbas Tyrewala , Manav Kaushik , Murli Sharma , Mohini Mathur , Jitendra Shriamali , Shweta Menon , Dibyendu Bhattacharya , Deepak Dobriyal
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Release Date: 30 Jan 2004

Plot: The film is based on William Shakespeare's Macbeth and with Mumbai underworld as its backdrop. Maqbool ( Irfan Khan ) is the right-hand man of Jahangir Khan (alias Abba Ji) ( Pankaj Kapoor ), a powerful underworld don. Maqbool is grateful and feels a close connection and personal indebtedness to Read more

Maqbool - Top Reviews

This number is bound to be a disco favourite after Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy's previous hit, It's the time to disco from Kal Ho Naa Ho.
Sukanya Verma, Rediff 
An adaptation of Shakespeare's MACBETH MAQBOOL is set in present-day Mumbai...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama

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Maqbool - All Reviews

All humans are said to have scruples. Right?
Sita Menon, Rediff 
If Shakespeare’s works are the epitome of English literature, then Vishal Bhardwaj’s Maqbool is the epitome of adaptive cinema. Based on Macbeth, Maqbool is arguably the best adaptation of a Shakespearean play ever; it enraptures the essence of the origin
Ron Ahluwalia, Planet Bollywood
Director : Music : Starring :Vishal Bharadwaj  Vishal Bharadwaj  Irfan Khan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Piyush Mishra, Masumi Makhija, Ajay Gehi.By Subhash K. Jha, IANS Tortured lives, anguished faces, brooding crime and reverberating
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However, the movie might not have much to rejoice when it comes to small territories and towns
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