The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Thriller
Critics Score
Total Reviews: 9
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Review Summary: The Reluctant Fundamentalist is Mira Nair's most engaging work

Average Critic Rating: (3.00)
Release Date: 01 Jan 2013

Plot: In 2011, an American professor Anse Rainier ( Gary Richardson ) at Lahore University, is kidnapped following attending the cinema. A ransom video is sent to the local newspaper demanding release of 690 detainees from a Muslim concentration camp in Kot Lakhpat and €700,000 for the children of Waziristan. An Read more

The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Top Reviews

The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ and skillfully transforms a monologue into an engaging plot. She weaves an elaborate tale, infusing it with warmth and texture.
Rummana Ahmed, Yahoo India
The Reluctant Fundamentalist is Mira Nair's most engaging work
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Worth a watch!
Mohar Basu, Koi Moi

The Reluctant Fundamentalist - All Reviews

On the whole, the film shall work well as a bold story based on culture-clashes, as a character study however, it’s confused and may not impress the audience who’ve also read the novel written by Mohsin Hamid
Saumya Sharma, BookMyShow
Changez, loves America
Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror
he finds himself involved in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the continuing call from his family's motherland.Screenplay and DirectionThe story starts with a gripping note where a US professor is kidnapped in Lahore by Islamic
Aakash Barvalia, Movie Zadda
Reluctant storytelling that fails to tug at your heartstrings
Shweta Parande, Bollywood Life
There is no other way to say it - 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is a clunky, undercooked hot mess that absolutely wastes its culturally relevant subject and favours heavy handed moralistic arm-twisting over nuance and subtlety. Quite frustrating, seeing
Mihir Fadnavis, Mid-Day
At a crucial point in Mira Nair’s latest film, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, the hero Changez Khan visits Istanbul for work and decides that he will not be a slave to Western capitalism. He will go East instead
Deepanjana Pal, First Post