Tamasha Reviews

April 5, 2018
Kapoor is beautifully cast, his trademark mix of assertive theatricality and subtle emotion well suited to the role of a man who seemingly has it all under control, until he doesn't.
October 21, 2017
This is a welcome study of Indian relationships, couples now feel free to explore love and life free from the shackles of a still largely patriarchal society. Cheers!
November 30, 2015
Even as this bold experiment fizzled out - and it really does in the second half, as Kapoor pursues a cure for his dullness, sidelining Padukone - I retained some admiration for its ambition.
November 26, 2015
The big-eyed Ms. Padukone, who has co-starred with Mr. Kapoor before, dutifully, and regrettably, permits him to eclipse her own formidable charisma.
May 9, 2019
Tamasha harks back to the raw talent that was evident in Imtiaz's early films, the lovely Socha Na Tha and Jab We Met in particular.
February 7, 2019
Eventually, what starts out as a simple coming-of-age story, ends up as complex, multifaceted mission to brandish the virtues of storytelling.
April 5, 2018
There is definitely a good thought that Imtiaz Ali invests in Tamasha and some moments do come alive and reach out strongly.
April 5, 2018
Both Ranbir and Deepika come across as mature performers in Tamasha.
April 5, 2018
Matargashti and Heer toh badi sad hai, two of Rahman's songs, are magical even as standalone numbers.
October 30, 2017
Ironically, it has a story that tries to ward off mediocrity in everyday life, and yet the film only manages to evoke mixed reactions.
August 31, 2017
Tamasha may have its heart in the right place, but the conflict in Ved and Tara's lives will not get your pulse racing.
June 27, 2017
Ali is obviously trying to push his boundaries and it doesn't always work, but when it does, the result is breathtaking. For that alone, the film is worth a watch.
May 24, 2016
This is a rare movie that, in our world of instant endorsements and fleeting moments of fame, has the power of staying with us. Maybe because it feels real.
April 15, 2016
At 151 minutes (the filmmakers seem to have used every single shot canned), only a handful of scenes stand out.