What The Fish! (2013)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Drama, Sci-Fi
Critics Score
22%
Total Reviews: 28
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Review Summary: What The Fish is a disappointing case of a lost opportunity. The film is replete with chaos and unfunny squirmy sequences so it's best you stay away from it.

Average Critic Rating: (2.14)
Cast: Dimple Kapadia , Manu Rishi Chadha , Manu Rishi , Manjot Singh , Anand Tiwari , Sheeba Shabnam , Sumit Suri , Dipti T. Pujari , Geetika Tyagi , Vishal Sharma , Mithun Rodwittiya , Varun Thakur , Sunil Sehrawat , Tejpal Singh Rawat , Naresh Gosain , Paramjot Singh , Ram Kukreja , Aanaya Kumar
Director: Gurmmeet Singh
Release Date: 13 Dec 2013
Est. Box Office Collection: 0.7 CR

Plot: Sudha Mishra is a 9year old divorcee who leaves the responsibility of taking care of her house to Sumit, her niece's fiance. The most important instruction given to Sumit is 'Feed The Fish & Water The Plants'. His very acceptance into the family was dependent on this instruction. When she Read more

What The Fish! - Top Reviews

Monster ‘Mausi’ (Dimple Kapadia) is the grumpy old Delhi woman with an OCD. She dislikes everyone except for her Parrotfish Mishty and a money plant. What happens to her prized possessions after she goes to the US for a month putting her niece in charge o
Renuka Vyavahare, Times of India
'What The Fish'seems like it's been made on paper
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
At times some small movies manage to grab your attention due to its unique theme or the assembled cast associated with it. Something similar happened right from the first promo of the movie 'What The Fish', as it stars veteran actress Dimple Kapadia and t
Divya Solgama, Movie Zadda
What the Fish begins with the disclaimer that no fish or plants were harmed during the making of this film. But what about the harm done after the making? It is basically cinema as root canal. I suffered it so that you don’t have to, writes Anupama Chopra
Anupama Chopra, Bollywood.com
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
A control-freak aunt (Dimple Kapadia) is going away for a month leaving her beloved home in her niece’s hands.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
The usually good Manu Rishi, Manjot Singh and Anand Tiwari go through the motions and poor Dimple Kapadia retreads one note — she cribs, screeches and hams. What the Fish is basically cinema as root canal. I suffered it so that you don’t have to.
Anupama Chopra, Hindustan Times 
You could skip it!
Mohar Basu, Koi Moi
Raja Sen says What The Fish is an abysmal effort.
Raja Sen, Rediff 

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What The Fish! - All Reviews

So okay. Comedies are hard to sustain for more than an hour...and yes, this one does overrun its playing time by 20 minutes, although it`s just about a 100 minutes in length. And that`s a 100 conveying sustained satirical strength. The quality of the humo
Zee News
What The Fish is a disappointing case of a lost opportunity. The film is replete with chaos and unfunny squirmy sequences so it's best you stay away from it.
Mansha Rastogi, Now Running
The cavalcade of actors walk in and out the frame as well as one another's lives without leaving any impression whatsoever.
Abhishek Bhardwaj, Rate Movies Here
Faheem Ruhani, India Today
'व्‍हाट द फिश' कहानी: फ़िल्म की कहानी घूमती है 67 साल की एक महिला के इर्द गिर्द जिसका नाम सुधा मिश्रा(डिंपल कपाड़िया) है। सुधा तलाकशुदा हैं मगर वह जिंदगी में आई मुसीबतों का शोक मनाने के बजाए वर्तमान में खुश...
Bhaskar
WHAT THE FISH is just another one of the mass-produced comedy dramas that work with the audience when...
Bollywood Hungama News Network, Bollywood Hungama
Karan Anshuman Fish And Quips At a time when every actor aspires to be the "hero" and stars who refuse to share screen space with another of the same sex, it's always refreshing to see an ensemble cast at work with the script dictating how much screen tim
Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror
Bollywood filmmakers love to reminisce about their misspent youth (on the big screen) but unfortunately for the audience it does not translate into any form of entertainment. Tapping into feel good experiences can only be beneficial if the writing is shar
IndiaGlitz, India Glitz
A cantankerous old woman in Delhi, Sudha Mishra (Dimple Kapadia, delightfully over-the-top) leaves her home and its two specific properties namely the pet fish and the money-plant, in the care of her couldn''t-care-less niece, who promptly hands over the
OneIndia
…‘What The Fish’ is filled with absurd situations and quirky characters whose job is to annoy you. The setting is a house in Vasant Kunj in Delhi, Bollywood’s preferred destination these days to set w
Bollywood Mixer
Dimple Kapadia pays the price for her constant cribbing!
Bhagyashr​i Pawar, Bollywood Life
Bollywood filmmakers love to reminisce about their misspent youth (on the big screen) but unfortunately for the audience it does not translate into any form of entertainment. Tapping into feel good experiences can only be beneficial if the writing is shar
IndiaGlitz, India Glitz
Gurmeet Singh’s “What the Fish” is a comedy about a cranky old woman, her beloved goldfish, and a group of reckless, irresponsible young people who play havoc with her house while she’s away on a holiday abroad.
Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters India
So okay. Comedies are hard to sustain for more than an hour...and yes, this one does overrun its playing time by 20 minutes, although it`s just about a 100 minutes in length. And that`s a 100 conveying sustained satirical strength. The quality of the humo
Zee News
Overall, ‘What The Fish’ is a novel concept that goes wrong completely as the execution, starcast and a predictable story line makes this film hugely boring. Ignore this flick this weekend.
Avad M, Bollywood 3
Dimple Kapadia does justice to her loud character
Purva Khole, Bollywood Life
But it's a desperate attempt that much like the film itself leads nowhere.
Suhani Singh, India Today