Celebrity Events | Box Office Updates | Latest Pics | Hindi Lyrics | Bollywood Movie Release Dates | Contact Us

Ferrari Ki Sawaari Review

Critic Score 60

Good- 9

Average- 5

Bad- 0

Total- 14

Read Reviews

 
No User Reviews

Submit User Review

 

 

 

 

 
Overall

60

Good

 
 

 

Critics Reviews

 
Bollywood Hungama | Taran Adarsh

FERRARI KI SAWAARI is a rapturous and gratifying movie-watching experience. The premise is interesting, the screenplay [Rajesh Mapuskar, Vidhu Vinod Chopra] is engrossing and what truly sets it apart is the palpable sincerity about the whole thing. The movie makes us empathize with the characters, their relationships and their circumstances and that goes a long way towards allowing us to exonerate the screenplay's sporadic missteps and wrong turns, especially the politician and his son's track, which appears counterfeit in an otherwise true to life motion picture [Tatya and Pakya come across more as caricatures]. Besides, the film has been shot in an actual Parsi colony and the interiors of the house add so much authenticity to the proceedings.

Sharman Joshi has amassed immense exaltation for his acting skills, but FERRARI KI SAWAARI will make people sit and notice his reach and range as an actor. Sharman adjoins prodigious appraisal to the character with his exuberant act in a number of sequences. Watch him rend the piggy bank, his rummaging for the bat in the shop, the emotional scenes and of course, the upheaval in the finale. What an incredibly awe-inspiring act!

70

Recommended
 
 
Rediff | Preeti Arora

This is director Rajesh Mapuskar's first outing as a director and he should be given full credit for a screenplay which steers clear of subplots, sexist jokes or the general paraphernalia foisted on hoping to make the film a hit. The story zigzags between real, fantasy and make-believe and bizarre co-incidences which is a formidable task for any director leave alone a first timer.

Technically the film can't be faulted and the excellent cinematography works in its favor. The supporting cast, most especially Seema Bhargava as the irritating ingratiating wedding planner Baboo didi provided some much needed laughter.

50

Average Movie
 
 
Glamsham | Martin D'Souza

Just sitting on a chair, glued to the television set the whole day, sporting a disheveled look, grumbling and getting his way, Boman gives an outstanding performance. The actor is known to be repetitively loud and annoying at times, but here, he actually sobers down to forcefully articulate that life has not been fair to him. A flawless performance.

Sharman Joshi has outdone himself. He has set a benchmark to up the ante for his next performance. He has got the character of Rusy spot on; his style, body language, dialogue delivery, and his respect for his dad in the midst of his grumpiness and the dreams for his son... everything falls in place with this sincere effort of his.

60

Recommended
 
 
DNA India | Zinnia Ray Chaudhuri

The best part about Ferrari ki... is its sincere performances. It’s not a star-studded ensemble but when you have such simple characters, you don’t really need one. Joshi is adorable as the honest and kind-hearted Rustam. Boman Irani is downright brilliant as a crabby old bawa and is successful in drawing out many laughs throughout the film. Sahore too is quite cute and does well as little Kayo.

Apart from the main caste there are many colourful characters without whom the film would not be half as entertaining. Seema Bhargava as the loud-mouthed wedding planner, is just hilarious and owns every scene she is in. The security guard who lets Sachin Tendulkar’s Ferrari just roll out of the gates without any question is another one to look out for.

70

Recommended
 
 
NDTVMovies | Saibal Chatterjee

Directed by first-timer Rajesh Mapuskar, the film is rather easy to relate to but quite hard to be enthused by. For the most part, it is a bit like the middle overs of an ODI innings – dull and desultory.

What makes matters worse is the generally limpid pace of the narrative. To be fair, Ferrari Ki Sawaari has a lot going for it on the surface. Joshi, in the first lead role of his career, carries the film manfully on his shoulders and Seema Bhargava, playing a feisty wedding planner, steals every scene that she is in.

The screenplay reveals its hands all too easily, and all too frequently. Once he receives the money, Rustam places the bundle of currency notes in the Ferrari’s glove-box. You instantly know he is going to leave the money behind. He does.

50

Average Movie
 
 
The Times Of India | Madhureeta Mukherjee

Sometimes, it doesn't take 11 players to make a dream team. Debutant director, Rajesh Mapuskar, has a winning team with just three, plus a red hottie (Ferrari of course, we're not talking about boombaat Balan). And guess what...we don't miss the presence of a pretty 'maiden' here too. The spirit of the film is in the effusive chemistry between Rusy and his son, which is entertaining and utterly moving. The writing (Mapuskar and Vidhu Vinod Chopra) is refreshing, Raju Hirani gives the dialogues his trademark spin, and the film unfolds with sheer subtlety and simplicity. Except that, the ride could've been shorter (jumping a few red signals would've helped), and a few speed bumps saved (a song with a flying red car). The climax goes on an emotional overdrive, and at times, with extra spoonfuls of sugar the film is too-good-to-be-true. But that's feel good cinema for you!

80

Recommended
 
 
Yahoo | Kunal Guha

The film wins for being simplistic and devoid of forced complications. But it is this same merit that could be seen as a minus as many could perceive the film to be too straight-laced and without a personality. But ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ should be regarded for the very fact that it dares to do just that without worrying about how it would be perceived or sold or acknowledged. A simple story told simply by characters who can’t spell ‘complex’ but manage to get you to sit up and empathize with them.

50

Average Movie
 
 
Nowrunning | Mansha Rastogi

The first half presents an endearing blend of myriad emotions. It will make you teary and within no time break you into a mirthful laughter. However, just when you come back post the interval expecting the film to soar higher it crushes all your expectations by getting down to bare cliches. The entire media gig, the melodrama and the predictability of the second half leaves you disappointed. Blame it on the tripe second half; the film also appears tad stretched.

What works most for this endearing sugary offering is the characterization. Mapuskar pays keen attention on creating is character very real. Each and every character stands out in the film and aides it enriching the movie viewing experience.

60

Recommended
 
 
Koimoi | Koimoi.com Team

Rajkumar Hirani’s story is unusual and interesting. The concept of an honest man turning to dishonest means for a seemingly noble purpose might not be new, but to his credit, Hirani treats the subject in a refreshing way. Rajesh Mapuskar and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s screenplay takes off very well. The characterisations of the son, father and grandfather are well-etched and enjoyable. The conflict is neatly introduced into the drama, keeping the viewer engaged.

Director Rajesh Mapuskar makes an impressive debut. Although he is let down by the script to an extent, he makes the father-son relationship very heartfelt, which, in itself, makes the film worth a watch.

50

Average Movie
 
 
Zeenews | Ananya Bhattacharya

The film is potent with the promise of perfection and the poignant rendition of the woes of a lower middle class family that the story paints is an untarnished reflection of the truth. People whose lives have taken a sub-real trajectory – thanks to the diabolical designs of that five-lettered impediment called ‘money’ – have been portrayed beautifully in the film. A father whose life is ravaged by a friend’s jealousy; another, whose unfulfilled ambitions egg him on – at times, maniacally – to see them brought to life by his son, ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ is the story of three men, and the way their lives are taken through a roller-coaster Ferrari ride.

60

Recommended
 
 
Indian Express | Shubhra Gupta

It’s not as if ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ doesn’t have its points. I haven’t seen such a natural little boy in a Hindi film in a long time. Sahore gets being naughty and willful and wistful without lapsing into artifice, and that is all too rare in saccharine-coated Bolly kidsworld. The little by-plays on the field are fun, too. And despite the fact that Rusy is made out to be this altogether too-gentle character who is more wuss than anything else, Joshi makes him watchable. Also, why don’t we get to see Seema Bhargava more often? She is so good here, making her character zing. Which is what’s missing from ‘Ferrari’. It is nice, but bland.

50

Average Movie
 
 
India Today | Vinayak Chakravorty

Debutant director Rajesh Mapuskar doesn't break the formula. Being Hirani's associate director on 3 Idiots and Lage Raho... obviously rubbed off on his cinematic sense.

What follows is classic Hirani brainwork. Old-school values mix with feel-good vibes to keep the screenplay moving. Ferrari Ki Sawaari ends exactly as you would wish it to, celebrating the small man's right to dream big.

Boman Irani walks away with the acting honours. As always he is the deceptively detestable guy, till a plot spin makes you realise he isn't all that bad. Ritvik Sahore makes his mark too, believable as the child prodigy who is mature beyond his years.

60

Recommended
 
 
Sify | Sonia Chopra

Debut director Rajesh Mapuskar whips up a film that's dichotomous in nature. You have the fun portions with the father-son bonding, cricket, and comedy which the viewer is sure to enjoy. And then there's the emotionally manipulative part that seems at odds with the first.

60

Recommended
 
 
Movietalkies | Movietalkies

When it comes to 'feel good' movies, the Vidhu Vinod Chopra camp has no equal and debut director Rajesh Mapuskar, who has worked as an assistant in films like Lage Raho Munnabhai and 3 Idiots, takes the legacy forward. The film has a very cheery feel to it and Mapuskar manages to make every character shine during his or her scenes. Special mention must be made of the flashback scene where Boman's past is explored. It has been captured quite beautifully and in a unique way. However, the last half hour of the movie seems a bit stretched and one feels that Mapuskar should have gracefully finished the film a bit earlier instead of dragging the plot for a few more minutes by adding unnecessary situations.

70

Recommended
 
 

Send Link

 
^ Scroll to Top