October (2018) (2018)

Hindi 1 hrs 55 mins Romance, Drama
Critics Score
89%
Total Reviews: 26
User Score
50%
Total Votes: 6

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Review Summary: 'October' is brilliantly acted, beautifully shot and will stay with you long after you've left the theater

Average Critic Rating: (3.56)
Cast: Varun Dhawan , Banita Sandhu , Sahil Vedoliyaa , Gitanjali Rao
Director: Shoojit Sircar
Release Date: 13 Apr 2018
Est. Budget: 45.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 40.0 CR

Plot: Dan (Varun DHawan) is living the life of any carefree 21 year old, revolving around a bunch of friends and fellow hotel interns who feed off each other's everyday moments, their ups and downs. Shiuli (Banita Sandhu) is one such intern at the same hotel, who at times is at Read more

October (2018) - Top Reviews

Director Shoojit Sircar has made his bravest film, a poetic and emotional drama about unconditional affection
Raja Sen, NDTV
I’m going with three-and-a-half out of five.
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Shoojit Sircar has managed to turn a singing, dancing, goofball called Varun Dhawan and shown us that the lad can get the audience to cry and laugh and be on his side. October is an unlikely film for Bollywood so used to boy meets girl and falls in love narrative, that a story about human empathy is rare. The film falters because it takes it own time and feels like it is stuck in a loop, but if you are patient, the reward is wonderful.
Manisha Lakhne, Now Running
October is the month when the sweet-smelling flower, known as parijat, shiuli, harsingar, night jasmine or prajakta, enters bloom. But the lesson of love and loss in Shoojit Sircar's poignant drama is likely to linger all year long
Sukanya Verma, Rediff
The real winner here is writer Juhi Chaturvedi
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Director Shoojit Sircar has made his bravest film, a poetic and emotional drama about unconditional affection
Raja Sen, NDTV
Varun Dhawan Gives The Performance Of His Life, Banita Sandhu Is Outstanding

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October (2018) - All Reviews

No noise, no turbulence just flow with every rhythm of the film.
BollywoodMantra
Danish Walia aka Dan (Varun Dhawan) is a good-natured but arrogant hotel management intern who does not like doing the work assigned to him by his superior Asthana (Prateek Kapoor)
Anish Mohanty, Planet Bollywood
अरसे बाद पर्दे पर बेहतरीन लव स्टोरी, 'अक्टूबर' वरुण की बेस्ट फिल्म
R.J Alok, Aaj Tak
Despite stellar performances by the lead stars, the movie crawls at a mind-numbing pace
Some high notes in a downbeat drama about love and duty
Nandini Ramnath, Scroll.In
Varun Dhawan sheds his starry skin in Shoojit Sircar's best film
Times Now News
Danish Walia aka Dan (Varun Dhawan) is a good-natured but arrogant hotel management intern who does not like doing the work assigned to him by his superior Asthana (Prateek Kapoor)
Anish Mohanty, Planet Bollywood
A poetic journey that’ll warm your heart and might even want you to fall in love with the name Shiuli.
Varun Dhawan excels in a heartfelt allegory of love
Vishal Verma, Glam Sham
OCTOBER Is A Pure & Unadulterated Piece Of Art
Box Office Capsule
Some Stories Are Beautifully Incomplete!
Umesh Punwani, Koi Moi
No noise, no turbulence just flow with every rhythm of the film.
BollywoodMantra
कुछ हटकर है 'अक्टूबर' की लव स्टोरी, जरूर देखना चाहिए
Bhaskar
Varun Dhawan's performance is rehearsed yet nuanced in Shoojit Sircar's autumnal tale
Devansh Sharma, First Post
An emotional ride, albeit a bit slow
Anita Iyer, Khaleej Times
Varun Dhawan excels in a heartfelt allegory of love
Vishal Verma, Glam Sham
We all are fighting like Varun Dhawan and winning
Rohit Vats, Hindustan Times
Varun Dhawan-Banita Sandhu starrer film is a soul-stirring watch
Meena Iyer, DNA India