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Movie Review: Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016)

★★★☆☆
Box Office: TBA

Happy Bhag Jayegi - FrontLahore based Bilal Ahmed (Abhay Deol) who aspires to join the Pakistan cricket team is forced to give up his dream since his father wants him to become a top notch politician. Bilal follows his father’s wishes becoming a politician who is wedded to his childhood friend Zoya (Momal Sheikh). Bilal lives an uncomplicated life until one day when three gift baskets are delivered to his house in Amritsar. In the meanwhile, Happy / Harpreet Kaur (Diana Penty) who hails from Amritsar is supposed to marry Daman Singh Bagga (Jimmy Shergill), a goon cum corporator. But Happy, loves Guddu / Gurdeep Singh (Ali Fazal). Happy elopes from the wedding and jumps into a truck full of baskets. Incidentally the same truck reaches Bilal’s house with the baskets and Happy. Now unfolds a comic tale of errors between the two sparring nations.

Reviews:

Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
3.5 “the family comedy manages to pull the right strings and change the present (if not the history) of Indo-Pak relations for the two hours that it lasts.”
timesofindia
3.5 “Happy Bhag Jayegi is a feel-good, light-hearted drama that does not need to be taken seriously.”
sify
3.5 “Happy Bhag Jayegi’ is a feel-good, light-hearted drama that does not need to be taken seriously.”
zeenews
3.5 “Mostly predictable, but delightful nonetheless.”
nowrunning
3.5 “Director Mudassar Aziz has handled a complex issue with so much conviction, given considering a cross border run-com theme.”
deccanchronicle
3.0 “HAPPY BHAG JAYEGI comes across as a feel good film that will make you happy. “
bollywoodhungama
3.0 “A breezy Diana Penty makes for the director Mudassar Aziz’s flaws and missed opportunities.”
glamsham
3.0 “Happy Bhag Jayegi is an inoffensive family entertainer. “
indiatoday
3.0 “director Mudassar Aziz’s film is a good watch. “
hindustantimes
3.0 “Get Your Dose Of Happiness”
movietalkies
3.0 “If it’s a feel-good film you are looking for, this one should definitely be your pick.”
dnaindia
3.0 “the film is a genuine attempt at a family entertainer and would surely make you smile throughout. “
filmfare
Average Reviews
2.5 “Happy Bhag Jayegi isn’t the kind of film that will have audiences rolling in the aisles”
ndtv
2.5 “Diana Penty, Abhay Deol & Jimmy Shergill Take You On A Laugh Riot”
filmibeat
2.5 “Happy Bhag Jayegi is a breezy entertainer that has its moments. “
koimoi
Negative Reviews
2.0 “I wish the rest of the film matched his eccentric, genial comic energy. “
Anupama Chopra
2.0 “Too few laughs, too much mess”
rediff
2.0 “A comedy that loses the plot”
indianexpress

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Video Review By: Anupama Chopra

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