Laal Singh Chaddha Review and Rating
Laal Singh Chaddha Review and Rating: Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha is all set to mark his return to the silver screen after almost four years on August 11, 2022. Here are some reviews about the film.
Ratings:3/5 Site: Guardian
Laal Singh Chaddha is far from the worst Hindification of a Hollywood property: it consolidates the basic competency that Chandan demonstrated in Secret Superstar without achieving the genuine magic that the earlier film conjured from well-worn material. Few could blame Khan for playing safe in the face of renewed personal attacks and weaponised hashtags. But his best films have taken stands of various kinds; here, he’s running a little scared.
Ratings:B+(3.25/5) Site: Indiewire
If any Hollywood film lends itself to full-tilt Bollywood melodrama, it’s this one, but “Laal Singh Chaddha” measures its emotional beats tactically, deploying poignant punches sporadically throughout. Knowing the major plot points and overall arc of “Forrest Gump” does not dull this version’s impact in the slightest, as screenwriter Atul Kulkarni builds out a rich world for Laal that feels wholly independent from Forrest’s.
Ratings:3.5/5 Site: Slash
“Laal Singh Chaddha” is hardly a Terrence Malick-like contemplation of pacifist philosophy — it’s ultimately a broad, sentimentalist opera designed to have audiences reaching for their handkerchiefs — but it does have a more complex and gentle point of view than the film it’s remaking. Despite how corny it is, “Laal Singh Chaddha” it unexpectedly disarming.
Ratings:2.25/5 Site: TheWrap
Aside from how unnecessary remakes tend to be, what’s imperative is to consider whether a story with such a simplistically offensive depiction of disability as an enchanting characteristic can have a place in today’s world, as we collectively try to move away from unchallenged amusement that thinks it’s uplifting even as it punches down.