Midnight’s Children (2013)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Drama
Critics Score
39%
Total Reviews: 13
User Score
0%
Total Votes: 0

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Review Summary: Adapts the text well misses the magic

Average Critic Rating: (2.54)
Release Date: 01 Jan 2013

Plot: Midnight's Children is a 2012 British-Canadian film adaptation of Salman Rushdie 's 1981 novel of the same name. The film features an ensemble cast of Satya Bhabha, Shriya Saran, Siddharth Narayan, Ronit Roy, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Seema Biswas, Shahana Goswami, Samrat Chakrabarti, Rahul Bose, Soha Ali Khan, Anita Majumdar Read more

Midnight’s Children - Top Reviews

Undoubtedly, it must have been a task to adapt Salman Rushdie’s volume into a 146-minute film.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY

Midnight’s Children - All Reviews

A stunning achievement!
Cineswami, Bollywood Life
Midnight’s Children may not be a perfect film, but rather than focus on dissecting the film, we believe that there is something for everyone, as fans of the book, as interested historians, as intrigued Bollywood fans. It is a film deserved to be watched f
Anjum Shabbir, Bolly Spice
If nothing else, go and watch Midnight's Children to satiate your curiosity about this much-talked about novel.
IANS Team, India Today
It is best not to have read Salman Rushdie's famous 1981 novel before walking into its film adaptation, because if you've read and loved the book, Midnight's Children would be an excruciating watch.
Mihir Fadnavis, Mid-Day
But, you may not find the canvas as beautiful as Rushdie's Booker Prize winning novel
K N Gupta, Smash Hits
Midnight's Children is essentially the tale of Saleem Sinai and the journey of his destined life which leads him to startling revelations which change his entire existence. Set against the backdrop of the Indian Independence era, the movie gives us glimps
Deepti Assnani, Movie Zadda
Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children is not a well-crafted film of Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name. Yet it captures the essence of the novel to the core.
IANS Team, NDTV 
Midnight’s Children, unfortunately, is no Cloud Atlas, and is certainly no Lord of the Rings (and not because it has no Hobbits — in fact, it has Darsheel Safary).
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Adapts the text well misses the magic
Vivek Bhatia, FilmFare
But Mehta's effort fails to put across the deeper context of one of the most important novels on India in English.
Vinayak Chakravorty, India Today
You could skip it!
Roshni Devi, Koi Moi
It would have possibly been more watchable.
Kaveree Bamzai, India Today