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Gary Fernandes, a former alcoholic and street-fighter, returns home after serving a prison sentence to find that the wounds of the past still haunt his family. His two sons, David and Monty, who parted ways as kids, are grown men now but are still bitterly estranged. As the story unfolds, we see the journey of these three men, as they seek to find redemption and healing. Meanwhile, the arrival of the biggest event in mixed martial arts history is announced in India. Both brothers end up enlisting and finally stand to face off with each other. With twists and turns, pouring emotions and edge-of-the-seat action, will this final battle between the two brothers repair old wounds?

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Critic Reviews for Brothers

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  • Viewers willing to embrace its skillful and emotionally real depiction of a man making impossible choices -- and especially fans of Akshay Kumar ready to see him excel in a physically and emotionally challenging role -- will be well rewarded.

    Oct 27, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Almost all the second-half drama feels sketchily conceived; that canvas of narrative and thematic groundwork O'Connor set down before his brothers in arms went head-to-head simply hasn't travelled.

    Aug 17, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Mike McCahill

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  • As David's trainer tells him: "The world is cruel, master. It laughs at your pain." And it applauds your pain, too, especially the punishing physical kind. It's up to you to keep the tears flowing.

    Aug 14, 2015 | Full Review…
  • The story of estranged sibling rivals cage-fighting in a mixed martial arts tournament dovetails with Bollywood's classic good brother-versus-bad brother trope.

    Aug 14, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Brothers is a film that plays emotional rope-a-dope with its audience.

    Nov 3, 2017 | Full Review…
  • It is the mind-numbingly inane commentary that is the most grating part of these scenes. The verbal diarrhoea drowns out what is supposed to be the most action-packed part of the film.

    Jun 27, 2017 | Full Review…

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