Movie Review: R…Rajkumar (2013)

Box Office: Above Avg.

Directed by Prabhu Deva and written by Shiraz Ahmed, R… Rajkumar is a Romantic Action Love story set in dusty and rugged backdrop of the Hindi Heartland. A film that has out and out desi tracks (true dance numbers) with loads of intrigue, thrill and fun – a perfect entertainer by all means. The ravines shall tower high over the Poppy Fields, overlooking a dangerous foundation without law, justice or order.

Rajkumar (Shahid Kapoor) is an aimless youth who works for a drug baron named Shivraj (Sonu Sood). His latest mission is to kill a rival dealer named Manik Parmar (Ashish Vidyarthi). But Rajkumar’s life changes forever when he claps eyes on the beautiful, educated Chanda (Sonakshi Sinha). What he doesn’t know is that Chanda is an orphan who’s been raised by her uncle – Manik Parmar! After some persistent wooing, Chanda falls for Rajkumar’s charms. But in order for their love to flourish, he must destroy the drug cartel to which both Shivraj and Parmar owe allegiance, which is controlled by a Mafia don named Ajit Taaka (Srihari), who operates out of Malaysia.And back to marry with Chanda.


Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
3.0 “Action lovers can go for the movie who likes the taste of romance too.”
Average Reviews
Negative Reviews
2.0 “Even if you are a big fan of no-brainer action thriller, we would suggest you to watch R…Rajkumar on TV.”
Daily Bhaskar
2.0 “R…Rajkumar is unpretentious about stooping to any level to get people to like the film.”
2.0 “Rajkumar does not break Shahid’s wretched run at the box-office.”
2.0 “Sadly all this gives R..Rajkumar gives the feel of not only an all-too-ordinary movie but an irritating test of patience and tolerance also.”
1.5 ” R… RAJKUMAR doesn’t work. It is Prabhu Dheva’s weakest Hindi film to date!”
Bollywood Hungama
1.5 “R… Rajkumar doesn’t work for the most part”
1.5 “R…Rajkumar is one of the weakest works of Prabhu Dheva and a highly banal and boring action-romance.”
1.5 “The movie doesn’t even have that quantum of energy, which could stop one from taking a big yawn.”
1.5 “R… Rajkumar is not even close to average. The film is loud, dramatic and over-the-top.”
1.0 “For the film, on its part, is pure poppycock. The only place that it should be heading to is the cleaners. “
NDTV Movies
1.0 “An ugly mix of comedy, action, romance!”
0.5 “R… RAJKUMAR is like a cocktail of bizarre dance moves with no synchronization of mind and body to the beats.”
0.0 “R…Rajkumar’ is the worst film of the year.”
Video Reviews
2.5 “Shahid Kapoor trying his best but he cannot carry the film on his shoulder all alone.”
2.0 “The Film is Gandhi Baat it in itself.”
2.0 “The film is moving on the same graph.”
UTV Stars

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