Movie Review: Jagga Jasoos (2017)

Box Office: Flop

JaggaJasoosPosterJAGGA JASOOS is a musical adventure of a detective teenager who along with a female companion, is on a mission to find his missing father. Jagga (Ranbir Kapoor) is orphaned at birth and grows up in a hospital. He develops a bond with a patient, Badol Bagchi (Saswata Chatterjee), who adopts him. Jagga stammers and Bagchi teaches him that he can be fluent if he sings instead of talking. In a mysterious turn of events, Bagchi admits Jagga in a boarding school and leaves for an important mission under Kishan (Saurabh Shukla). Jagga develops a detective bent of mind and starts solving small cases in an around his school. During one such case, he comes across Shruti Sengupta (Katrina Kaif) and both become good friends. When Jagga learns that his father is no more, he decides to find out the truth and asks Shruti to help. Whether Jagga is able to put all his grey cells to use in order to expose the wrongdoers is what forms the rest of the film.


Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
3.5 “Jagga Jasoos isn’t a particularly bright caper. It’s about seeking nirmal anand whose playful ingenuity is held together by a bag of unending tricks that lend the trip wind in its wings and cheer in its will.”
3.5 “Parts of Jagga Jasoos are greater than their sum. But there’s no reason you shouldn’t head to a theatre and investigate for yourself.”
Times Of India
3.5 “Don’t Make The Galti Se Mistake Of Missing This!”
3.5 “The plot is so engaging that you wouldn’t even mind a poker-faced Katrina tagging around with Ranbir, who completely steals the show.”
3.5 “Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif’s fairytale is a treat for sore eyes”
3.0 “Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in a thrilling ride”
3.0 “Jagga Jasoos is too long, but great fun watch. Ranbir has great comic timing, and Katrina – even though she looks exhausted most of the times – makes for a great sidekick.”
Average Reviews
2.5 “Ranbir Kapoor Is Magic But The Film Is Not ‘Tukka Laga Nishaane Pe’!”
Film Beat
2.5 “It’s a comical, light-hearted film that’s supposed to entertain younger audiences.”
2.5 “Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s adventure ride has a shaky second half!”
Negative Reviews
2.0 “JAGGA JASOOS is a badly written and very poorly executed musical. “
Bollywood Hungama
2.0 “Despite the novel treatment and outstanding aesthetics, this Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif film’s a mistake!”
DNA India
1.5 “Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif are left to fend for themselves in a sinking plot”

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