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Movie Review: Noor (2017)

★★★☆☆
Box Office: TBA

Noor-2017-sonakshi-sunny-movie-posterNoor Roy Chaudhary (Sonakshi Sinha) is a 28 year-old junior correspondent with a news agency that is headed by editor Shekhar Das (Manish Choudhary). While Noor is an aspiring ‘Barkha'(Dutt gets chopped by Censor board), she’s unhappy covering local stories that have no substance whatsoever.

In her personal life, she has two best friends, Zara Patel (Shibani Dandekar), a DJ and Saad ( Kannan Gill). The lead character is single and in search of her dream man. In a chance meeting, she stumbles across Ayananka Bannerjee (Purab Kohli) who is an ex-war reporter. The duo start hanging out and Noor falls for the salt-n-pepper sweet talker.

Noor’s house help, Malti (Smita Tambe) unknowingly divulges some shocking details to Noor about her brother’s ill-health. Thanks to Noor’s nose for news, she finds her big story there.

Just when Noor’s journalistic career is about to flourish, heartbreak, betrayal and threat calls pull her down and she is forced to take a break from work.

Will Noor bounce back and finally find the perfect piece of news is what lies ahead !

Reviews:

Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
3.5 “Dabangg Dame’s Refreshing Yuppie Avatar”
Movietalkies
3.5 “This crusader endears you all the way”
Sify
3.5 “This is the great debut that has come seven years into Sonakshi’s career. And for that, you must go meet Noor at theatre.”
Times of india
3.0 “NOOR is a decent one time watch for the subject it addresses.”
Bollywood Hungama
3.0 “Like journalism, this film should be seen for what it is”
Mid-Day
3.0 “Noor is not path breaking cinema. But it’s not regressive as well. “
Masala
Average Reviews
2.5 “Sonakshi as journalist tries to fit in but cumbersome plot ruins it all”
India TV News
2.5 “Noor’s Self Discovery Journey Triumphs Over Her Journalist Self!”
Filmibeat
2.5 “Sonakshi’s performance can’t save this contrived affair”
Deccanchronicle
2.5 “Noor is a mix of fluffy romance and flimsy drama”
Rediff
Negative Reviews
2.0 “Sonakshi Sinha Tries Too Hard In This Silly Film”
NDTV Movies: Raja Sen
2.0 “Sonakshi Sinha Is Lively In A Film As Appetizing As Flat Beer”
NDTV Movies: Saibal Chatterjee
2.0 “Sonakshi’s Film Is A Skewed Presentation Of Investigative Journalism”
Koimoi
2.0 “Sonakshi Sinha shoulders an otherwise sloppy film”
Hindustantimes
2.0 “Sonakshi Sinha, your journalist needs a fact check”
Indianexpress
1.5 “Despite an earnest performance by Sonakshi Sinha Noor fails to make an impact. The movie is so poorly researched it gives journalist a bad name.”
Nowrunning
1.5 “Sonakshi Sinha plays a young entertainment scribe who wants to get her hands dirty and do some ‘issue-based’ journalism.”
Filmcompanion: Rahul Desai
0.5 “Sonakshi Sinha’s film is just insufferable and embarrassing”
Indiatoday

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