Short Kut: The Con Is On (2009)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Comedy
38 %
Total Reviews: 16
Sahi: 6 Nahi: 10

Review Summary: Wannabe actor Arshad Warsi dreams of becoming a superstar without putting in the hard work. He steals the million dollar script of friend Akshaye Khanna and tries to fulfil his dream. Are there any short cuts to success?

Average Critic Rating: (2.11)
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Plot: The story focuses on Shekhar ( Akshaye Khanna ), who is currently an assistant director, hoping to write and direct his own movie soon. His friend Raju ( Arshad Warsi ) is a struggling actor who has been waiting for Shekhar to write a film script so he can star... Read more

Short Kut: The Con Is On - Movie Reviews

Till quite some time back, remaking a successful film was considered a safe bet.
SIFY
That the film appears to be a comedy starring Arshad Warsi is warning enough.
SIFY
Clearly there isn't a more unbearable short-cut to excess. If you happen to catch this disaster, don't say, I didn't warn you.
NDTV 
The long route to nowhere
Rajeev Masand
Wannabe actor Arshad Warsi dreams of becoming a superstar without putting in the hard work. He steals the million dollar script of friend Akshaye Khanna and tries to fulfil his dream. Are there any short cuts to success?
Times of India
Composers Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy are some of the best purveyors of pure pop but often get bogged down with more substantial work.
Rediff 
With everything borrowed and in place, you watch actors here ham it up all the way (everyone’s on a hyper-drive). The leading lady (Amrita Rao; coy) imagines herself in a Vogue cover-shoot. The producer confuses his own generosity with the number of humon
Hindustan Times 
Sometimes scripts are written by numbers, like kids playing with blocks of LEGO.
Rediff 
Shortkut – The Con is on, stars Akshaye Khanna as a struggling writer, Arshad Warsi as King Kumar and Amrita Rao in a glamorous new avatar. Can the movie produced by Anil Kapoor, written by Anees Bazmee and directed by Neeraj Vohra (Phir Hera Pheri), appe
Indicine
Bharat Student
Though the trio provides peppy tunes, they only sound lousy
Smash Hits
Producer Anil Kapoor always said his film company believed in making 'different' movies with Gandhi My Father offering a glimpse of his vision.
Mid-Day
I walked into the cinema hall eager to firstly, rid myself of the horrendous memories of Kambakkht Ishq and secondly, to see the very cute Akshaye Khanna (his crooked smile does it for me) in his latest giving, Shortkut: The Con is On. The film is a remak
Bolly Spice
Actually, it should''ve hit the screens a couple of years ago. That''s because it abounds and relies completely on cliches and which, in turn, makes you break into a big yawn. Sad, since the basic story of Short Kut had the potential to keep your attentio
OneIndia
Shortkut has a few laughs in store but not enough to deserve the price of your ticket.
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Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Neeraj Vora  Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy  Javed Akhtar  Akshaye Khanna, Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao, Simi Garewal, Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor and Chunky PandeyShortkut - The Con Is On Movie Review July 10, 2009 7:33:46 PM ISTBy Mar
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