Phata Poster Nikhla Hero Movie Review

Despite some unfortunate choices, Phata Poster Nikhla Hero isn’t a lazy movie. Behind the laughs, there’s always something deeper

The Hindu

It loses steam at the halfway mark when the laughs suddenly dry up

The characters are all caricatures in the dullest, stodgiest way possible

Indian Express

Entertains in bits

Mumbai Mirror

It’s very loud and overlong, sometimes funny and often tedious

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The film’s first half is giggly fun. Sadly, the film’s second half can’t sustain the tempo, and things begin to flatten out badly


Phata Poster Nikhla Hero is the kind of dim-witted comedy that might leave the hardiest of Bollywood junkies in tears

This one's worth it for the 'howlarity' of it all

Times of India

Phata Poster Nikhla Hero has funny elements but very few and far in between. The rest of the film is plain head-breaking bore


An entertainer all the way