Movie Review: Dabangg 2 (2012)

Users Rating: [ratings] ★★★☆☆
Box Office: Block Buster

Chulbul Pandey is transferred and promoted to Lucknow. He is happily married with Rajjo and has a child. Lucknow witness a lot of criminal activities daily and kidnapping, rape and murders are done in broad daylight. The main antagonist/villain is a politician and a strong contender for the upcoming elections and Chulbul Pandey sabotages his political image by revealing his immoral activities to the public, media and police force and he is imprisioned. This angers the villains 2 brothers who kidnaps Chulbul’s son and torture him. Meanwhile, the main antagonist comes out from prison.

Produced by Arbaaz Khan under the banner of Arbaaz Khan Productions, it is a sequel to the 2010 film Dabangg and is written by Dilip Shukla.Story set in the city of Kanpur the film will feature Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha reprising their roles from the previous film, whilst Prakash Raj plays the main antagonist.


Highlights: Dabangg 2 Premiere


Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
4.0 “DABANGG 2 has Salman Khan, Salman Khan and Salman Khan + Entertainment, Entertainment and Entertainment in large doses.Sure shot Blockbuster!”
Bollywood Hungama
4.0 “If you are a fan of Salman and the masala genre, missing this flick would be sacrilege.”
Movie Talkies
4.0 “All in all, this is one entertainer. Don’t go looking for flaws, just enjoy, DABANGG style.”
3.0 “Salman returns in top form much to the delight of his diehard fans.”
Average Reviews
2.5 “Dabangg 2 is better than the first.”
2.5 “Dabangg 2 encashes two brands completely – Salman Khan and Dabangg itself. The film works more for the actor than for the film itself. A feast for the superstar’s fans and a one-time watch for the rest.”
Now Running
2.5 “Watch it for Chulbul back in his game and if you’re a fan of Salman.”
2.5 “A typical Salman Khan masala entertainer!”
One India
2.5 “Dabangg 2 is every inch of the way the critic-proof film that it is meant to be.”
NDTV Movies
2.5 “Dabangg 2 is old wine in an old bottle.”
DNA India: Kanika Sikka
2.5 “A sequel that doesn’t take it forward.”
Blog Reuters
Negative Reviews
2.0 “The film rehashes Dabangg itself, finding comfort in the formula rather than using it as a tool to entertain.”
DNA India: Aniruddha Guha
2.0 “Dabangg 2 hardly compares with the original.”
Daily Bhaskar

Special screening of Dabangg 2

Dabangg 2's starry premiere

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