Jazbaa | Movie Review 09 Oct 2015   338


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Star Cast: Aishwarya Rai, Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Jackie Shroff
Directed by: Sanjay Gupta
Genre: Thriller
Duration: 2 hours 3 minutes

Critics Review/Rating

Times Of India (TOI):

Aishwarya goes for the jugular in this crime thriller. Inspired by the South Korean thriller Seven Days, Jazbaa revolves around a divorced lawyer, who dotes on her pre-teen daughter. With a 100 per cent success track record…
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Mid-Day:

This movie is touted as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s comeback vehicle and she’s got a meaty role to justify it. In an age-appropriate role, Aishwarya plays a successful lawyer, Anuradha Varma, who’s also a single mother to her daughter Sanaaya (Sara Arjun)…
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Hindustan Times (HT):

Director Sanjay Gupta has successfully adapted foreign films in the past, and he has done it again. Jazbaa, a remake of Korean film Seven Days, gives wings to his imagination and he dreams the Maximum City in saturated colours…
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DNA:

Remake of Korean film Seven Days, the Hindi version marks the return of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to the big screen. She could not have chosen a better film to come back after her five-year long maternity break…
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Bollywood Hungama:

JAZBAA starts off with the introduction of the super fit and health conscious Anuradha Verma (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan), who is Mumbai’s topnotch criminal lawyer with a cent per cent success track record. She also happens to be a single mother to her darling daughter Sanaya (Sara Arjun)…
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NDTV Movies:

It is but natural for a Bollywood diva making a comeback to go hell for leather. Likewise, a consummate actor taking each scene as it comes, with customary poise, is par for the course. Together, however, they make Jazbaa, another flashy but torpid remake of a Korean thriller from Sanjay Gupta…
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CNN IBN:

Jazbaa, written and directed by Sanjay Gupta, wants to be many things at once. First and foremost, it’s intended as a comeback vehicle for Aishwarya Rai who hasn’t made a movie in five years. It’s also – as we’ve been constantly reminded – Gupta’s first ‘legitimate’ remake of a foreign film…
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The Indian Express:

A top female lawyer is forced into defending a criminal after her daughter is abducted. ‘Jazbaa’, based on Korean thriller ‘Seven Days’, is fashioned as a hard-edged courtroom-drama, where the protagonist wears sharp power trouser suits…
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India Today:

Anuradha Verma (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) is a runner, a yoga practitioner, a stylish lawyer with hefty fees and a single parent who is not able to make much time for her only child. Soon Mumbai’s “brilliant lawyer” is helpless after her daughter is abducted…
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Rediff:

A mostly watchable thriller, Jazbaa is marred by its director Sanjay Gupta’s penchant for excesses, feels Sukanya Verma. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a grim woman on a mission. She’s back on screen portraying the pains of motherhood after a five-year hiatus to enjoy its pleasures, off it…
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Glamsham:

Inside a mother beats a heart so fierce, that she will go all out to ensure the safety of her daughter; even if she has to turn black into white. This is exactly what Sanjay Gupta’s JAZBAA (a remake of the Korean film Seven Days) is…
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