Sonali Cable (2014)

Hindi Comedy, Drama
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Total Reviews: 33
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Review Summary: The premise has promise, but the execution leaves a lot to be desired

Average Critic Rating: (2.06)
Cast: Rhea Chakraborty , Ali Fazal , Raghav Juyal , Anupam Kher , Smita Jaykar
Director: Charudutt Acharya
Release Date: 17 Oct 2014

Plot: Set in the cable internet turf war of Mumbai, Sonali Cable is the story of a ghetto girl and her 'internet boys', who take on a greedy conglomerate that's out to decimate their spirit of enterprise. [ 7 ] Sonali Cable is a 'David versus Goliath' story, in the thick Read more

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Sonali Cable movie review: It could have been a modern day fable
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Divya Solgama, Movie Zadda
Sonali Cable starts off as an intriguing story but disconnects itself from the point of the film incredibly fast, says Raja Sen.Somewhere on paper, Sonali Cable might have been a solid idea. The basic concept -- of an enterprising girl selling broadband I
Raja Sen, REDIFF
Sonali Cable doesn’t offer much in terms of cinema
Mohar Basu, Koi Moi
Leading lady Rhea Chakraborty is uninhibited but inconsistent, her bumpy Marathi accent never quite convincing. Between her and a script that sadly feels half-baked, Sonali Cable is weighed down, unable to take flight. I'm going with two out of five. It's
The protagonist of Sonali Cable, is a hard-working, self-made entrepreneur whose local internet operation powers half of Worli village
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Overall, it faces 'connectivity' issues.
Renuka Vyavahare, Times of India
The fringe characters had promise!
The script for Sonali Cable was apparently selected in 2012, from among many others, for a screenwriters’ lab that has the prestigious Sundance Institute associated with it
Sarit Ray, Hindustan Times

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Sonali Cable - All Reviews

Though it makes for a one-time watch, this David vs Goliath saga fails to connect.
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सोनाली केबल मुंबई के नेट प्रोवाइडर्स की मार्किट कब्जाने की लड़ाई दिखाती है। मुंबई में रहने वाली सोनाली (रीहा चक्रवर्ती) कुछ लड़कों के साथ ब्रॉडबैण्ड प्रोवाइडर के रूप में काम करती है। उसके बचपन का दोस्त (अली फजल) यूएस से वापस आता है और उसके...
The promise ends with the title
Rahul Desai, Mumbai Mirror
Rhea fails to impress, Ali Fazal stuck playing arm candy
Simantini Dey, First Post
Sonali Cable's script is willing, but the heart is way too weak
Sweta Kaushal, Hindustan Times
Sonali Cable at heart is your classic David versus Goliath storyline
Prathna Tiwari, Bolly Spice
Passion, righteousness and friendship form the soul of 'Sonali Cable'.
Sonali Cable offers few surprisesImagine your friendly neighbourhood cablewallah, self-confessedly driven by pluck to survive the big bad city; never needed college education for a living. Runs a neat little bandwidth business too, with a band of dedicate
Vinayak Chakravorty, India Today
Charudutt Acharya's Sonali Cable is single-mindedly focused on the problems it wants to highlight: corruption in our system and encroachment of big, rich players in the local market.
‘Sonali Cable’, directed by Charudutt Acharya, deals with a concept that has never been covered earlier by Bollywood. Starring Rhea Chakraborty, Ali Fazal and Anupam Kher in the lead roles, the movie hits the theatres today and so let’s read on to find ou
Neha Prashar Gupta, Bollywood 3
On the whole, SONALI CABLE is a weak film that can be skipped.
Bollywood Hungama
She's the 'go to' girl when internet connections fail. Along with her team, she gets the line started within a short period of time
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
The authenticity ends here though. Her one-room office, four wires, shiny modems and two computers are all that stan
Rahul Desai, Mumbai Mirror
Story:Sonali (rhea) doesn’t have a degree but she feels it takes only guts to live in a city like Mumbai. She groups up with few local boys and starts a broadband connection service. She is supported by her childhood love Raghu (ali fazal) who returns fro
Bharat Student
Anupam Kher as an arrogant entrepreneur is great.
India TV News
While the effort seems sincere and in-sync with contemporary times, the final product becomes a drag.
Deepti Kanojia, Rate Movies Here
We all love underdog story, small and unknown entity taking on the giant and bringing it down, but alas! not all underdog stories make for the rosy pictures. Sonali Cable introduces yet another underdog fighting it out in the big bad world to carve its ni
Abhishek Bhardwaj, Rate Movies Here
In the recent times there has been several instances where films with no big names and made on a moderate budget has been able to do really well thanks to good acting and good script
Bollywood Mantra
First timer helmer and fourth time writer Charudutt Acharya plugs this Sonali Cable on improper casting and limited approach towards the idea in his detailed scripting and execution. Surprisingly the script got selected for the Mumbai Man
Vishal Verma, India Glitz
Sonali Cable has a confusing storyline
Saurabh Dwivedi, India Today
RSE (Ramesh Sippy Entertainment) latest is a self entangled knot that perhaps was designed to aim for a cable heist of underdog triumph, the cliché politician business men nexus coined on the idea of corporate monopolization of the markets in this globalization.
India Glitz
This isn’t a story about just one girl who can spout the lines written