The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Thriller
67 %
Total Reviews: 9
Sahi: 6 Nahi: 3

Review Summary: The Reluctant Fundamentalist is Mira Nair's most engaging work

Average Critic Rating: (3.00)
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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 - Movie Reviews

The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ and skillfully transforms a monologue into an engaging plot. She weaves an elaborate tale, infusing it with warmth and texture.
Yahoo India
The Reluctant Fundamentalist is Mira Nair's most engaging work
Indian Express
Worth a watch!
Koi Moi
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
Changez, loves America
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
Movie Zadda
Reluctant storytelling that fails to tug at your heartstrings
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
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
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