Rangoon (2017)

Hindi 2 hrs 50 mins Romance, Musical
Critics Score
62%
Total Reviews: 63
User Score
78%
Total Votes: 9

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Review Summary: Vishal Bharadwaj uses more linear storytelling for Rangoon in a beautifully mounted canvas with a strong turn by Kangana.

Average Critic Rating: (2.93)
Cast: Shahid Kapoor , Saif Ali Khan , Kangana Ranaut
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Release Date: 24 Feb 2017
Est. Budget: 70.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 22.0 CR

Plot: Rangoon is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language period romance drama film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Siddharth Roy Kapur Read more

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Rangoon - Top Reviews

Much Kangana Ranaut, Such Wow
Rangoon haunts in unlikely fashion and, while the director's most straightforward picture, holds enough of its own marvels to justify multiple viewings,'
Raja Sen, Rediff
I’m going with two and a half out of five.
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
There are reluctant bodyguards, sacrificing soldiers, national anthem being sung, atrocities on common folk, and a bridge on the river Kwai that should have been blown up by at least one warring side. The movie is so long you are too tired to call it names when it is over.
Manisha Lakhne, Now Running
Rangoon haunts in unlikely fashion and, while the director's most straightforward picture, holds enough of its own marvels to justify multiple viewings
Raja Sen, REDIFF
Kangana Ranaut delivers a standout performance in this patchy film
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
It definitely helps that the cinematography (by Pankaj Kumar) is so lustrous that you simply cannot take your eyes off the screen
Strong performances by Kangana, Shahid and Saif Ali Khan create 'bloody hell' saga!
Ritika Handoo, Zee News
Rangoon is too fuzzy and half-hearted
Sukanya Verma, Rediff
Kangana Ranaut gets her moment but film’s a patchy effort
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Rangoon is too fuzzy and half-hearted
Sukanya Verma, REDIFF
It appears the filmmakers were keen to make a film on India during World War 2, because, to the best of my knowledge, no one has. Julia, the heroine at the centre, is a minor McGuffin at best.
Mayank Shekhar, Mid-Day

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Rangoon - All Reviews

Watch out for the bloody brilliant performances of Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan
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Rangoon is not Vishal Bhardwaj's best directorial venture, but it deserves a one-time watch.
Anupriya Kumar, Reuters
An emotionally appealing love story set at the backdrop of second world war and Indian Freedom Movement.
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Kangana Ranaut is an action queen in search of a vibrant film
Anna MM Vetticad, First Post
Impressive performances by Saif, Shahid and Kangana but Vishal Bhardwaj fails in storytelling
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OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY KANGANA RANAUT BUT STILL IT FAILS TO MAKE BIG ON SCREEN
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Narendra Saini, Aaj Tak
Had the film been snappier, shorter, it would have been more impactful. If you dig Vishal Bhardwaj’s brand of cinema, a one-time watch wouldn’t hurt much.
Lokesh Dharmani, Masala
Kangana Ranaut & Saif Ali khan a war backdrop film
Dinesh Battula, Hin Daily
A rudderless epic rescued by an excruciating exquisitness
Business Standard
Story-telling gets a li’l bumpy, but the performances are to watch for!
Zinia Bandyopadhyay, Desi Martini
Falls short of the masterpiece it could have been
Deepa Gahlot, Outlook India
On the whole, RANGOON is an epic love saga with strong emotional quotient, riveting second hour and nail-biting finale. Watch it for its layered plot, serpentine twists, proficient storytelling and bravura performances. A content-driven film that’s worth a recommendation!
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Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan’s earnest performances make Vishal Bhardwaj’s film worthy
Rashma Shetty Bali, Bollywood Life
Kangana Ranaut and Shahid Kapoor’s raw chemistry rules the first half
Bollywood Life
Kangana Ranaut shines in this uneven but engrossing war film
Uday Bhatia, Live Mint
Lacks cinematic punch
NAMRATA JOSHI, The Hindu
Although ‘Rangoon’ is unable to measure up to the director’s other masterpieces like ‘Haider’, ‘Omkara’ or ‘Maqbool’, the film has the quality to keep the audience hooked.
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रंगून' में न जंग दिखी न खुलकर रोमांस, Climax भी अजीब
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Kangana Ranaut Shines in This War-Time Romance
Rusi is married, but is also in an extra-marital relationship with Julia.
Komal Nahta, KomalsReviews
Kangana Ranaut Powers Through This Tale Of Love & War
Surabhi Redkar, Koi Moi
Vishal Bharadwaj impresses yet again
Aditya Shrikrishna, New Indian Express
Well executed and spectacular
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It may be one of the most awaited films in recent times but Rangoon is a royal misfire.
Bollywood.Com
Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor’s film is a misfire
Rohit Vats, Hindustan Times
It's Okay To Daydream About A Bollywood Where Women Always Kick Ass, After Watching Kangana Ranaut In 'Rangoon'
Piyasree Dasgupta, Huffington Post
Rangoon is definitely not avoidable but it is certainly not a Vishal Bhardwaj masterpiece.
Rohit Bhatnagar, Deccan Chronicle
Yeh Ishq Hai 'mud'led muddled
Vishal Verma, Bollywood Trade
Watching Rangoon is just like reading a book. You connect with the story so completely that it virtually becomes a part of you.
Box Office India
There’s a dialogue in the film where Saif tells a British officer, “We’re actors, we know how to convince people.” That isn’t entirely true here. Borrowing Julia’s oft-repeated phrase, “Bloody hell’, one wishes these three had truly dropped their guard. It would’ve certainly added more rang to this movie extravaganza.
Meena Iyer, Times of India
Watch ‘Rangoon’ if you must – it definitely has visual appeal.
Rummana Ahmad, Yahoo!
Shahid, Kangana and Saif's love saga is engaging
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Epic in ambition, fragmented in delivery
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ALL’S FLAIR IN LOVE AND WAR
Kunal Guha, Mumbai Mirror
Rangoon has everything that could make for a perfect film
Shubha Shetty Saha, Catch News
Shahid-Saif's performance steals the show; Kangana tries hard to match up
This Vishal Bhardwaj film has a beautiful depth, you fall to rise again
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Kangana Ranaut shines in the beautifully made Rangoon
Ujala Ali Khan, The National
Kangana-Shahid-Saif ace in a gorgeous-looking film
Devarsi Ghosh, India Today
Bloody Hell, the Burden of Being Vishal Bhardwaj
Suresh Mathew, The Quint
Rangoon is all over the place; Saif's performance is brilliant
Live Mint
Love, war and the spunky Ms Ranaut
Suparna Sharma, Deccan Chronicle
Decent watch if you are a Vishal Bharadwaj fan
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दमदार अभिनय पर टिकी लड़खड़ाती कहानी 'रंगून'
R.J. Alok, Aaj Tak
Disappointingly Ordinary
Johnson Thomas, Free Press Journal
Saif-Kangana-Shahid's film has got grandeur and glamour but little else
Suhani Singh, India Today
An Engaging Story of Love, Vulnerabilities and Liberation
Kangana's Julia is the heart of this thrilling tale of love and war
Rohini Nair, First Post
Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut’s wonderful performances build an eminently watchable first half
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The Shahid-Kangana-Saif starrer is sprinkled with magical moments, worthy of watching once!
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