Movie Review: Ek Tha Tiger (2012)

Users Rating: [ratings] ★★★☆☆
Box Office: Blockbuster

Ek Tha Tiger (2012) revolves around Tiger, a rugged, handsome and mysterious bachelor, played by Salman, who is a Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) officer.He is sent on a safe mission to Dublin, Ireland, to observe an Indian origin scientist who is suspected of sharing his research findings with the Pakistan defence establishment.He attempts to meet the scientist but is not successful. He then tries to befriend the scientist’s part-time home caretaker, Zoya (Katrina) who is studying at a fictional dance academy located at TCD. As Tiger begins to get closer to Zoya, he discovers his human side and for the first time in his life he falls in love.

What follows is a tumultuous journey that Tiger and Zoya embark upon, battling the dark world of intelligence that forbids its soldiers from falling in love.

The 2009 release Wanted was a turning point in Salman’s career.Ever since his success rate has been rising with hit after hit – Dabangg, Ready and Bodyguard.Not only these entered the Rs.100 crore club, they were all high on action and Ek Tha Tiger too belongs to the same genre. Another high point of the film is that Salman can be seen with his ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif after four years.

The story is by Aditya Chopra and the film’s screenplay has been co-written by Kabir Khan and well-known journalist-turned-lyricist-writer Neelesh Misra.


Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
5.0 Ek Tha Tiger will wipe out whatever deficit Yash Raj Films may have accumulated with their last few releases.”
4.5 EK THA TIGER is a high-octane thriller that works big time.This one has style and substance, both, besides dazzling action, stunning international locales and stylish execution.Sure shot Blockbuster!”
Bollywood Hungama
3.5 “Ek Tha Tiger has enough zing, visual and otherwise, to keep you in your seats for its runtime of a little over two hours. “
NDTV Movies
3.5 “ETT is no Dabangg, Ready or Bodyguard. It’s more evolved, less chalu( read entertaining.)”
Times Of India
3.0 “Watch Ek Tha Tiger for Salman Khan at the top of his game and some exciting action scenes.”
3.0 “For the first time since Chulbul Pandey (Dabanng), the actor’s played a character, which to begin with is saying a lot. “
3.0 “Ek Tha Tiger is an action-packed adventure with an endearing Salman and a roaring Kat.”
3.0 “Ek Tha Tiger despite its predictability and flaws is a decently made film and a sure shot winner at the box-office! Go watch the film. “
3.0 “Salman never fails to entertain and the release of Ek Tha Tiger is aptly timed. This Tiger is sure to bite his way to another box office success. “
DNA India
3.0 “Ek Tha Tiger has all the ingredients to make it to the top five movies of the year.”
One India
Average Reviews
2.5 “Ek Tha Tiger Doesn’t meet expectations.”
2.5 “A film recommended to the fans of Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif.”
2.5 “Ek Tha Tiger is unable to decide whether it is a spy action film or a soppy love saga.”
Negative Reviews
2.0 “It will certainly entertain you if you leave your brains outside the theatre!”
Zee News
1.0 “It’s like the script writer was inspired by a tourist brochure.”
Yahoo Movies

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