Ungli (2014)

Hindi Drama
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Total Reviews: 54
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Review Summary: Solid acting and a strong message make Ungli a great watch!

Average Critic Rating: (2.45)
Cast: Emraan Hashmi , Randeep Hooda , Sanjay Dutt , Kangana Ranaut , Neha Dhupia
Director: Rensil D'Silva
Release Date: 28 Nov 2014
Est. Budget: 42.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 19.9 CR

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Ungli review: Where to point the finger?
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
The good looking bunch of actors with decent performances (Hooda and Hashmi stand out) managing-to-keep-you-hooked kind of script and a fairly laidback, easy, not in your face direction (Rensil D'silva) could have made this film wonderful, but for the dia
Director Renzil D'Silva reduces his film from soaring by packing in innumerable illogical situations
Sneha May Francis, Emirates 24X7
A story like this needed to hit a lot harder.
Anupama Chopra, Hindustan Times
If we consider 'Ungli' movie as a poker game between a common man and the corruption, it ends up getting a full hand consisting of good concept, crisp direction, razor swift dialogues and decent performances by the lead actors
Divya Solgama, Movie Zadda
Coming from the writer of Rang De Basanti, Ungli has the same spark of brilliance
Mohar Basu, Koi Moi
Great promise foiled by dismal execution
Rachit Gupta, Filmfare
Here is the concept of corruption confused with crime and a myriad other issues plaguing our country, served up junk-food style with stale fries on the side. Or you could call it the simplistic and delusional version of Rang De Basanti, inspired as it is
Sonia Chopra, Sify
There’s some good ol’ fashioned earnestness at the core of writer-director Rensil D’silva’s Ungli, but the film is so steeped in naiveté and trades in such simplistic solutions, it’s as if you’re listening to a Class V moral science lesson.
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand

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Ungli - All Reviews

Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda let down by predictable and contrived plot
Subramanian Harikumar, Bollywood Life
No pinky promise Writing a contemporary tale about vigilante justice isn't limited to its physical form; the perpetrators could be college kids (Rang De Basanti), fed-up citizens (A Wednesday) or even glorified superheroes (Defendor)
Rahul Desai, Mumbai Mirror
Yawns: Guaranteed
rachnasrivastava, Chirtamala
Sad.. It’s so bad. A crappy instant noodle (on availability of actors date) type of cinema that continuously has unconvincing, irrational events orchestrated by the writer director Renzil D'Silva (brilliant when good Rang De Basanti as writer) and awful when bad both as writer and director.. Wallah‘Kurbaan’.
India Glitz
Ungli is a fresh and interesting piece of entertainment. Give it a watch
Roma Heer, Wassup Bollywood
Ungli is as mindless as its title
Rohit Khilnani, India Today
The film has an interesting premise, but the second half and shoddy climax does Ungli to any chances of it leaving a lasting impression on us.
Tushar Joshi, DNA India
All in all, if you want to watch a film about rebelling against the corrupt system then UNGLI is a decent watch for this weekend.
Bollywood Hungama
This work of Rensil's won't leave a lasting fingerprint.
Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India
These promotional tactics disappointed those who were expecting another hard hitting thriller from Rensil
Anish Mohanty, Planet Bollywood
A kind of film where research is done by watching Hollywood’s comic book vigilantes that are then adapted with staple Indian situations drawn from television debates
The Hindu
Emraan Hashmi's Ungli is an apology of a 'coming-of-age celebration' of India's youngsters and it falls flat on its face. Nobody associated with the film ever had any idea where it was going. Terrible dialogues and bad acting skills make it completely for
The intentions of the vigilantes in ‘Ungli’ are noble, but where’s the punch?
Gulf News
Rensil D’Silva’s “Ungli”, about a gang of vigilantes who set out to right the wrongs in a rotting system, seems to take off from where “Rang De Basanti” (a film he co-wrote) ended. Young, angry and frustrated, four friends form a secret organisation that
Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters India
The film has the heart at its right place and deals with the issue of corruption smartly.
Talking Moviez
Ungli is a surreal fantasy with little sense
Suhani Singh, India Today
Honest and upright police inspector Ashok Kale (Sanjay Dutt) is assigned the task of bringing the Ungli gang to book.
Komal Nahta, Komals Reviews
करप्शन के मुद्दे पर पहले भी सत्याग्रह, स्पेशल 26 और सिंघम रिटर्न्स जैसी कई फिल्में आ चुकी हैं और इसी कड़ी में अब आई है उंगली, जो चार लोगों के एक गैंग की कहानी है। एक ऐसा गैंग जो करप्ट सिस्टम को सबक सिखाने के लिए अपना एक अलग रास्ता चुनता है। फिल्म का एक...
When Batman, a masked crusader who saves the city from villains at night, meets Rang De Basanti, a film about a bunch of kids becoming rebels by turn of events, we get Rensil D’Silva’s Ungli
Subramanian Harikumar, Bollywood Life
Ungli loses its steam towards the end
Saurabh Dwivedi, India Today
. this ‘Batman’ meets Ninjas meets cliché mediocre b-town drama is furthe
Vishal Verma, India Glitz
The fans of Emraan Hashmi will be delighted as he returns to the silver screen after some time, in this film
Bollywood Mantra
Much like the middle finger salute, however, Ungli ends up to be a rather pointless and forgettable gesture.
Deepanjana Pal, First Post
Ungli is a film that starts with some good intent but falters midway
Noyon Jyoti Parasara, Now Running
Hence it is best suited you leave high expectations at home while watching ‘Ungli’. Thumbs Up: The concept of busting corruption Thumbs Down: Loosely knit plot, slow pace Yawns: Guaranteed
The final shot of the movie is a giant hand showing you the middle finger, so whether you take that as a hint or not, is left to you.
Mihir Fadnavis, First Post
I'll go with one and a half stars for Ungli.
Abhishek Gupta, India TV News
Watch with your family this weekend!
Nishant Srivastava, Filmy Keeday
Ungli reveals how corruption is rampant throughout the city and can be found at every level of government. In case you haven’t guessed already, the title of the movie is a big middle finger" to the fraudulent system. If you have ever been pushed around by government officials or have been asked to pay a bribe
Jaanam Dewan, BookMyShow
After a number of movies made on corruption, here comes another film with a modern approach towards fighting it. Ungli starring Emraan Hashmi, Sanjay Dutt, Randeep Hooda, Kangana Ranaut and Neha Dhupia has hit the theatres today. Lets see what it has in s
Neha Prashar Gupta, Bollywood 3
Overall it's well acted film with a strong message that goes wrong due to poor direction and sloppy script..
Box Office Detail
The film somehow is successful in delivering the message of fighting for the injustice done to common man
The only way you can enjoy this mindless film is by looking at the fun side of the 'witty punishments' the vigilante foursome unleashes on its victims. Ah yes, even the dialogues: They are so miserable that you just cannot the miss their fun side.
Soumya Srivastava, Hindustan Times
Watch it if you have a free ticket or else wait for its DVD to come out.
Lokesh Dharmani, Masala
Directed by Renzil D'Silva, the movie Ungli happens to be an edgy drama but certainly contains a strong social message
Suparno, Filmi Beat
Even Sanjay Dutt who plays ACP Kali is a treat. Emraan Hashmi and Randeep Hooda both tone down their penchant for overplaying their characters
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
Not a very strong ‘Finger’!
Bharat Student
Rensil D’Silva’s Ungli oozes mixed vibes about it
Ungli fails to impress
Tushar Joshi, DNA India
During Ungli, I kept imagining writer/director Rensil D’Silva narrating the script to producer Karan Johar. “So, I’ve got these five really cool scenes where corrupt people get caught in interesting ways. We’ll fill everything in between with smart wordplay, talented actors and an item number. Do we have a film?”
Vishal Menon, The Hindu
You can give this one a miss!
Bollywood Mixer
Emraan Hashmi and Randeep Hooda shine in the slick youthful entertainer
Bollywood Life
Much as you try to like this film, you end up feeling sad as the Ungli turns limp
Prasanna Zore, REDIFF