Welcome 2 Karachi | Movie Review 29 May 2015   414


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Star Cast: Arshad Warsi, Jackky Bhagnani, Lauren Gottlieb, Dalip Tahil
Direction: Ashish R Mohan
Genre: Adventure
Duration: 2 hours 12 minutes

Critics Review/Rating

Times Of India (TOI):

The cardinal rule of films like Welcome 2 Karachi is to not to take it too seriously. Keeping true to its publicity of being a random comedy, the film is successful in making you laugh intermittently on its cliched gags at places that are all shades of ‘Dumb and Dumber’, yet don’t cease to be fun.
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Mid-Day:

Shammi (Arshad Warsi) and Kedar Patel (Jackky Bhagnani) , the Indian version of dumb and dumber, decide to sneak into USA on a boat because Kedar wants to go and his visa gets rejected repeatedly. A freak accident lands them in the heart of Karachi, Pakistan instead.
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Bollywood Hungama:

While on one hand, Bollywood has been a witness to serious terrorism based films like BABY, on the other hand, there have also been films dealing with the subject but in a comical space. Films like FILMISTAAN, TERE BIN LADEN etc. are stark examples of the latter.
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NDTV Movies:

Be warned: two dimwits on the run from assorted gun-toting pursuers in Pakistan isn’t an edifying spectacle. The more they run the more trouble they get into and the more moronic the film becomes.
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The Indian Express:

Welcome 2 Karachi, meant to be a remake of Hollywood hit ‘Dumb and Dumber’, ​is about two bumbling Indians who fetch up in Pakistan, and what happens subsequently. If you are not being too picky — I wasn’t, warned by the presence of Jackky, he wh0
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India Today:

Thanks to Zindagi channel, Indian audiences at least have a brief idea of how Karachi, Pakistan’s answer to the cosmopolitan Mumbai, looks like. Those viewers and others will be in for a dreadful surprise when they see the city depicted in this Hindi film.
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Rediff:

Welcome 2 Karachi is a sad excuse for screen space that has already been watched by the Hindi moviegoer in the last few years in the form of pretty much any film Bollywood ever made about Pakistan.
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Glamsham:

Hitesh is a Gujju bhai (Dalip Tahil) who is into wedding events. He has this huge boat which goes into the deep seas and comes back after the entertainment is over. His son Kedar (Jackky Bhagnani) is a person who is notably stupid or lacking in good judgment.
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