Movie Review: O Teri (2014)

Reviews | March 28, 2014 at 12:43 pm
Critics Rating: ★☆☆☆☆
Box Office: Disaster

O Teri revolves around two goofy TV reporters AIDS (Bilal Amrohi) and PP (Pulkit Samrat) and their misadventures whilst sourcing news in a bid to safeguard their information. They don’t mind stooping to all lows of dumbness to acquire sensational stories and it is that dire need that lands them with a dead body, a big scam and lots of danger. Whether they survive the danger and expose the corrupt officials or not follows through the rest of the plot.

In what appears like a story that may have appeared enticing only on paper, O Teri clearly sticks to its title and falls flat. Hindi cinema has seen some brilliant satire in the past including the kinds made by Shyam Benegal and O Teri only appears a half-baked attempt at even reaching a certain percentage of that. The movie that promises to offer gags and situational comedy only gets reduced to a yawn inducing trauma.


Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
Average Reviews
2.5 “Overall, the direction of O Teri simply loses the satirical plot, leaving you sighing, jaane bhi do yaaron.”
- Timesofindia
Negative Reviews
2.0 ” The film isn’t a complete dud. It has a few good moments scattered sporadically. But had they been in order, O Teri with a great concept, could have been a much better product.”
- zeenews
2.0 ” O Teri can make for an okay weekend watch.”
- hindustantimes
1.5 ” O TERI had the potential to be a smart take on political scams and corrupt bureaucrats, but, unfortunately, the film crumbles thanks to a shoddy screenplay.”
- bollywoodhungama
1.5 “O Teri is a sham about scams.”
- rediff
1.5 “O Teri’ which doesn’t even bring smile on your faces nor takes a proper dig at politicians and lobbyists.”
- indiatvnews
1.5 “O Teri doesn’t deserve your hard earned money. News debates on TV are more entertaining than this spoof on corruption.”
- daily.bhaskar
1.5 “This film, directed by Umesh Bist and produced by Atul Agnihotri, is not what you should be heading to watch this weekend.”
- mid-day
1.5 ” The film, ridden with plot holes, has a non-inspiring script and very fake performances from lead actors.”
- oneindia
1.0 “O Teri is a nightmare we’d rather forget”
- indiatoday: Suhani Singh
1.0 “Aw shucks, what a piece of shuck. O Teri sucks.”
1.0 “O Teri from its title is self explanatory of the expression you’d have whilst watching it. We suggest you lay off the film.”
- nowrunning
1.0 “O Teri can be easily skipped”
- indiatoday: Saurav Dwivedi
1.0 ” Continuing further will be a criminal offence of ruining your trendsetter masterpiece dobaara.. “
- indiaglitz
0.5 “O​ Teri is a sheer waste of time. “
- koimoi
0.5 “O Teri is not worth watching”
- indiatoday: Faheem Ruhani
0.0 “It’s as though the producers of O TERI decided on the cast, then decided on the director and finally, they came on the sets and took it as the mood demanded. “
- glamsham

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