Aug 252017

3 out of 5 stars
Box Office: TBA

babumoshai-bandookbaaz-movie-poster-1The action-packed drama follows the lives of two bounty hunters Babu Bihari (Nawazuddin) and Banke Bihari (Jatin). Shot in the backdrop of a hamlet in Uttar Pradesh, the film is a bloodstained tale of friendship, love and deceit. The duo who gels up together to attain reward for killing people, at one point get their lines crossed and are planted against each other. As the story unfolds, it’s only Babu Bihari fighting his battles of evil vs eviler alone.

Life reveals some hard-to-digest secrets to Babu after he gets shot in head by someone whom cherished dearly. His entire existence laced with the blood of those he murdered, is turned against him. While mortgaging his soul to the devil, all he’s left with is the ashes of his broken heart.


Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews

Positive Reviews

“Nawazuddin’s self-deprecating remarks and his seamless transformation from killer to lover is applause-worthy.”
– Times Of India

“Quirky and entertaining.”
– Sify

“Babumoshai Bandookbaaz is an entertaining ride for sure and if you are a Nawaz fan, the film will definitely be a treat for you”
– movietalkies

“Guilty-pleasure, very ‘male’ movie”
– Mid-day

Average Reviews

“Even after accepting its gimmicks, sensationalisms and hinterland exotica, the point of view behind BABUMOSHAI BANDOOKBAAZ is not clear.”
– Glamsham

“Your hopes might not get fulfilled as the film just misses the mark by inches.”
– indiatvnews

” Assassin Nawazuddin Siddiqui shoots in the air”
– hindustantimes

Negative Reviews

“Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Bidita Bag, this film has sparks of originality but they get buried in a convoluted story that is tired and tiring”
– Anupama Chopra

“BABUMOSHAI BANDOOKBAAZ is a poor show owing to its incoherent script. “
– Bollywood Hungama

“Even Nawaz Can’t Stop The Misfire From This Faulty Loaded Film!”
– filmibeat

“Sadly, the film doesn’t quite do justice to its own potential and that definitely squanders the efforts of the actors. “
– filmfare

“Nawazuddin Siddiqui shines in a dull drama”
– indiatoday

“This Nawazuddin Siddiqui film feels much too familiar”
– indianexpress

“Poor Man’s Gangs Of Wasseypur”
– koimoi

“Nawazuddin’s worst film”
– Rediff

“Babumoshai Bandookbaaz has a fine story, but is executed with so much sleaze that you just come away wondering why a fine actor like Nawazuddin Siddiqui needs to stoop so low. “
– Nowrunning

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