Phata Poster Nikhala Hero (2013)

Hindi 2 hrs 26 mins Drama
Critics Score
44%
Total Reviews: 39
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Review Summary: Phata Poster Nikhla Hero has funny elements but very few and far in between. The rest of the film is plain head-breaking bore.

Average Critic Rating: (2.56)
Cast: Shahid Kapoor , Padmini Kolhapure , Salman Khan , Nargis Fakhri , Nargis Fakhri (Item Number) , Darshan Jariwala , Naveen Prabhakar , Zakir Hussain , Mithilesh Chaturvedi , Sanjay Mishra , Ishtiaq Arif Khan , Viju Khote , Tinu Anand , Mukesh Tiwari , Saurabh Shukla , Rana Jung Bahadur , Neeraj Vora , Abhay Bhargava
Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
Release Date: 20 Sep 2013
Est. Box Office Collection: 38.6 CR

Plot: Vishwas Rao ( Shahid Kapoor ) is raised by his mother, Savitri ( Padmini Kolhapure ), who hopes that her son will grow up to be a brave Inspector. But Vishwas wants to become an actor. Dressed as a Police Inspector for a photo shoot, he meets social worker Kajal Read more

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tions: The 90's era started with launching of a talented director Rajkumar Santoshi. One can never forget his great films like 'Ghayal', 'Damini', 'Ghatak', 'Pukar', 'The Legend Of Bhagat Singh', 'Lajja' & 'Khakhee'. These films were hard hitting films ma
Divya Solgama, Movie Zadda
Neither the poster nor the hero is worth a fraction of a farthing. Both are so spectacularly bad that it would be best to give them a wide berth.
Is an entertainer all the way. If you relished AJAB PREM KI GHAZAB KAHANI from the team of Taurani and Santoshi chances are you will also lap up this...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Cast:Shahid Kapoor, Illeana Dcruz, Padmini KolhapureDirector:Rajkumar SantoshiIf you're willing to set your expectations accordingly, there's some fun to be had in the low-IQ comedy, 'Phata Poster Nikhla Hero', particularly in the film's breezy first half
Rajeev Masand, IBN 
Shahid Kapoor tries to do everything he can in the film
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Wah, kya title hai! You wish you could say the same about the film.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
In his tryst to be a hero Vishwas Rao ends up becoming a fake filmi cop. But fate offers him funnier choices.
Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India
Phata poster nikla dud
Rachit Gupta, FilmFare
Phata Poster Nikla Hero’ almost has a cleansing effect on your palate. The film is not a laughter riot but it’s definitely a one-time fun watch.
Rummana Ahmed, Yahoo India
‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’ will entertain if you are willing to overlook its little indulgences
Rummana Ahmed, Yahoo India
Worth a watch!
Mohar Basu, Koi Moi
Watch this film only if you are a Shahid Kapoor fan. And if you are a Rajkumar Santoshi fan, watch 'Andaz Apna Apna' instead to save yourself from disappointment

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Phata Poster Nikhala Hero - All Reviews

K N Gupta, Smash Hits
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero is not a film that can be highly recommended but it not unwatchable either. It does have the feel-good factor and clean entertainment for family viewing. However, one should not go expecting an out-and-out comedy. And low expectat
Shalu Dhyani, Bolly Spice
The most fun moment in Phata Poster Nikla Hero is the one in which Salman Khan makes a cameo appearance.
Simantini Dey, First Post
With Phata Poster Nikhla Hero, Kapoor demonstrates that he is capable of pulling off the popular action comedy avatar with ease.
Suhani Singh, India Today
Things haven’t gone too well for Shahid Kapoor lately. Most of his films flopped and his market value had gone down. But, the trailers of Phata Poster Nikhla Hero have caught on thanks to the funky presentation. Will Rajkumar Santoshi be able to give Shah
Indicine
Bollywood 3 rating : 2.75/5
Neha Prashar Gupta, Bollywood 3
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero is a caper comedy that rides on pop culture and, in full awareness, cliches
Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror
On the whole, Phata Poster Nikhla Hero is an entertaining fare and will keep the audience as well as the distributors smiling. But its dull start will affect its final tally. Its business in single-screen cinemas will be better than in the multiplexes bec
ETC
Has the Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani hangover!
Bollywood Life
Saurabh Dwivedi, India Today
The slightest of possibility of Andaz Apna Apna brings cheer among all cinema goers and PPNH is no where near the cult comedy, and not even Santoshi's last outing Ajab Prem Ki Ghajab Kahaani.
Abhishek Bhardwaj, Rate Movies Here
 For the first-time ever, he has Shahid Kapoor in the main lead and the equation does not disappoint at all.
Deepti Kanojia, Rate Movies Here
On the whole, Phata Poster Nikhla Hero is an entertaining fare and will keep the audience as well as the distributors smiling. But its dull start will affect its final tally. Its business in single-screen cinemas will be better than in the multiplexes bec
Komals Reviews
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero has funny elements but very few and far in between. The rest of the film is plain head-breaking bore.
Mansha Rastogi, Now Running
पोस्टर फाड़कर निकल ही आया हीरो मोस्ट अवेटिंग फिल्म 'फटा पोस्टर निकला हीरो' का हीरो आखिर पोस्टर फाड़कर निकल ही आया, मतलब फिल्म रिलीज हो ही गई। कुल मिलाकर साधारण-सी कहानी के बेस पर इस फिल्म का प्लॉट तैयार किया गया है, लेकिन...
Bhaskar
It is a good fun and one time watch movie. Enjoy it
Sourabh Sharma, Fail Success
'फटा पोस्टर निकला हीरो' इस फिल्‍म के मुख्‍य अभिनेता शाहिद कपूर के पक्ष में कम से कम इतनी बात तो कही ही जा सकती है कि उन्‍होंने फिल्‍म में इतना दम-खम दिखाने की कोशिश की है कि पता चल जाता है उनका कॅरियर इसी पर निर्भर...
Bhaskar
Shahid Kapoor fails as an actor, succeeds as a mimic!
Rashma Shetty Bali, Bollywood Life
Good entertainer with time pass masala
Bharat Student
Rajkumar Santoshi has almost always been amongst this writer's favorite directors. With films like Damini, Ghayal, and Khakee in his repertoire, the veteran director also has comedies of the cult kind (Andaz Apna Apna) to his credit. However, post the hig
Ankit Ojha, Planet Bollywood
Rajkumar Santoshi‘s “Phata Poster Nikhla Hero” unapologetically harks back to Bollywood of the 80s. The characters include the upright mother, the loyal son and the air-headed but charming leading lady. Don’t forget the goofy humour, and the good vs evil
Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters India
Gayatri SankarAfter romcom ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani’, Rajkumar Santoshi’s ‘Phata Poster Nikhla Hero’ comes across as a simple childlike Hindi film that now is a rarity. The film starring Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz is one of its kinds because the
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Faheem Ruhani, India Today
Typical Bollywood fare!
Dhiren Trivedi, Bollywood Life
Watch it only if you are a die-hard Shahid Kapoor fan!
Rohit Khilnani, India Today