Thackeray Reviews

March 14, 2019
Sadly there is very little focus on his children or even his impact as an artist. The timeline of Thackeray is conveniently engineered to delete the unflattering, the sensitive and the problematic mandate.
January 28, 2019
Thackeray is a warts-and-none propaganda film about a man who peddled hate and keenly fostered a sense of otherness.
January 26, 2019
This is either an oblivious or blatantly self-aware film, a work not of propaganda as much as it is a work of pride, celebrating a legacy of violence.
January 26, 2019
Between Thackeray's followers who will rationalise everything about him and find the film charismatic and the detractors who will find it unconvincing and abhorrent, lies a hagiography in continuum.
January 26, 2019
Given how obsessed we are with politics, we deserve better films about it and the men who shape our nation.
January 26, 2019
Almost every moment in the movie is a death of irony, the biggest of them being that Nawazuddin Siddiqui, an outsider on both counts of community and religion, plays Balasaheb Thackeray.
January 26, 2019
In the process of exploring the rise of the demagogue, the film makes his thuggery and rank bigotry seem normal. Thackeray proudly resurrects the Sena's violent campaign...