Badla Reviews

April 5, 2019
Badla is a return to form for the acclaimed director of Kahaani who delivers another arresting mystery thriller involving missing bodies and murder.
April 3, 2019
If revenge is a dish best served cold, this one isn't icy enough.
March 11, 2019
Ghosh builds a solid case against the assumption of innocence that we often grant women accused of heinous crimes. If only Badla lived up to its intent.
March 11, 2019
Nothing is what it seems and there are many turns, but the film isn't as clever as it thinks it is.
March 11, 2019
Badla is a mystery thriller that is being sold as a tense watch, but in all honesty, the suspense is tepid.
March 11, 2019
Badla, an official remake of a Spanish murder mystery, pulls off a mostly-gripping whodunit, something Bollywood rarely manages.
March 8, 2019
The gender swap allows for a meaty role for Amrita Singh, who deftly plays a key character, and her presence, along with that of Tony Luke, work strongly in the movie's favour and helps it along its pretzel-shaped journey.
March 8, 2019
While the climax doesn't knock you off your feet, you will still enjoy the blow-by-blow account of how things escalated to a murder and a cover-up.
March 8, 2019
Badla remains forcibly consistent to this oeuvre of maternal rage. Only, it focuses on the other side of the kahaani, which is why you can see the strings and the puppeteers running the show.
March 8, 2019
The end result is a satisfying whodunnit which, while certainly not brilliant, is suspenseful enough and occasionally eerie enough, especially when outdoors, to be entertaining while it lasts.
March 8, 2019
In short, Badla is a true-blue mystery thriller.
March 8, 2019
The big reveal gets painfully crummy, its central contrivance utterly implausible. In fact, the entire chain of events is hard to believe in and leaves you asking questions aplenty.
March 8, 2019
Amitabh Bachchan has been in the movies for fifty years now, and whatever he says, we're listening.
March 8, 2019
Even the seasoned genre faithfuls will agree that Badla offers a creative and thrilling end to a captivating mystery.