Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai Reviews

July 13, 2020
The film is marked by a baffling listlessness, a foreign trait in an Anurag Kashyap production. For a thriller, Choked's plot plods. Its dialogues are pedestrian. The characters' desires lack the sting that makes them magnetic
July 10, 2020
[A] riveting tale of secrets and lies.
July 10, 2020
The realism in the dialogue, the incisive casting choices, and the deep engagement with relevant social and political themes make Choked so wholly an Anurag Kashyap movie. Another distinct entry in his wonderfully varied filmography.
July 3, 2020
Choked doesn't have anything to say about the socio-political ramifications of demonetisation. Instead, it's merely used as a plot device.
June 26, 2020
It's a solid story with the surety of Netflix's ample budget behind it, though, and it's also a story that was worth telling and will likely resonate with many.
June 24, 2020
The film begins with a great premise but doesn't quite live up to it. You expect an Anurag Kashyap film to be more gritty, more searing but you feel like he has pulled in his punches...
June 23, 2020
Kashyap's last two breathtakingly good films were Mukkabaaz and Raman Raghav 2.0. Choked wants to say a lot, but is not even as hard-hitting or entertaining as his tweets.
June 17, 2020
Confusing Indian drama has language and violence.
June 11, 2020
Whatever your political affiliation or take on demonetisation, there's a lot of pleasure to be found in this engaging film about lousy lives bolstered by illegal money.
June 9, 2020
'Choked' effectively underscores the old assertion that the personal and the political are often the same thing
June 6, 2020
A perfectly watchable and engrossing peek into a culture, its classes and its politics - governmental and sexual.
June 6, 2020
In Choked, the theme and metaphors feel stamped-on rather than organically infused.
June 5, 2020
Retrofitted by director Anurag Kashyap to suit his singular sensibilities, Netflix's Choked is a magic-realist metaphor for clogged dreams, and a striking satire of sycophancy.