Pooja (2014)

Telugu 2 hrs 39 mins Action
53 %
Total Reviews: 17
Sahi: 9 Nahi: 8

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Average Critic Rating: (2.41)
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Pooja - Movie Reviews

Vishal electrified the movie with his macho image coming to the fore in fights and his suave talents exposed in his song and dance sequences. Overall his histrionic talents are simply superb. Pooja is a sure-shot blockbuster movie with Hari holding his grip on the screenplay not letting a scene go astray. Pooja Movie Review & Rating was last modified: October 22nd, 2014 by Raghu
I Luv Cinema
Director Hari puts in a lot of commercial elements like a big family, romance between the lead pair, lots of action, inane twists and turns, a revenge plot and of course the villain. But he spends nearly 45 minutes or more to introduce the various characters in the film and you feel totally lost by interval time.
Greatandhra
A film may have a strong screenplay and good production values but if it doesn’t carry the right emtoinal quotient with entertainment, it fails to work. Something like this happened here. The first half was somewhat smooth with elements of romance, action and some comedy. The interval bang was promising. The second half got stretched and there was not much scope for emotional drama. Overall, this is a film which banked more on the execution than the plot so the impact was not that great. At the box office, this might be an average grosser.
BharatStudent
Director Hari came with routine subject. There are no real twists and turns in the film. Though the film has commercial elements and high voltage action scenes, comedy with Tamil flavor is a big minus. Instead of evoking laughter it tested the patience of movie lovers. Except for action scenes which interest masses there is nothing in the movie. Shruti Hasan's glamour to some extent and pre climax arises little bit interest. Otherwise it is pretty ordinary story.
AndhraHeadlines
Vishal’s films have not been doing well in Telugu in the past few years. Pooja will come as a breather to Vishal as this film is a decently executed mass film with enough commercial elements. Plus points of the film are Vishal, direction and commercial elements. Being the solo big release for Diwali festival, Pooja has chances to become a hit like Pandem Kodi in Telugu career of Vishal.
Idlebrain
Pooja may appeal to audience who love to watch endless action scenes and a tug of war between the hero and villain. We have seen better commercial movies than Pooja and even Vishal has some very good action flicks to his credit. Pooja is a boring film that tries too hard to hold the interest of audience. Watch it at your own risk.
Gulte
A mass entertainer with lots of action, cute love story and family drama
Cine Outlook
Just like “Pandem Kodi” and “Bharani”, this flick too might impress Tollywood audience
Chirtamala
'Pooja' thrills people who love action and mass films, those who expect even an iota of anything else can stay away
The Hindu
ishal’s films have not been doing well in Telugu in the past few years. Pooja will come as a breather to Vishal as this film is a decently executed mass film with enough commercial elements. Plus points of the film are Vishal, direction and commercial elements. Being the solo big release for Diwali festival, Pooja has chances to become a hit like Pandem Kodi in Telugu career of Vishal.Even though the intensity here is good, it gets overboard, predictable and repetitive making Pooja just an average affair.
SupergoodMovies
On the whole, Vishal’s Pooja has an entertaining first half with decent romance, comedy and action episodes. But it is the second half which falls flat. Even though the intensity here is good, it gets overboard, predictable and repetitive making Pooja just an average affair.
Telugu123
Overall, Pooja is definitely an unparalleled film in the career of Vishal, who regains his status as the mass Hero with perfect attributes. But, frankly speaking, it is a routine and general family entertainer that one can enjoy completely with their family for this festive season
Telugu Mirchi
Finally, Pooja is routine commercial pot boiler which is cooked really bad. There is nothing that which may excite you to watch this fill. Skip it!
NowRunning
Repeating the age old factor of good winning over the bad, Pooja is one more commercial action drama with family sentiments, from director Hari. Though the film slips few logics randomly, it appeals to be a good watch for family audiences this festival season and definitely a feast to Vishal fans.
Telugu.way2movies
All in all, Pooja is a felonious waste of time, effort and money. Despite few decent performances by the actors & the technical crew, Pooja fails to create the much needed impact because of a sloppy storyline. If the screenplay had been much tauter, this movie could have gone to become a decent hit at the box office.
apherald
An action film with touches of romcom and family sentiment.  But the storyline is unexciting and the narration lacks the zing.
India Glitz
Overall 'Pooja' is just okay film
Andhra & Telangana Wishesh