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Bullet Raja Rating: 2.67/5

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Ratings:2.5/5 Review By: Rajeev Masand Site:Masand’s Verdict (CNN-IBNlive)

Up until the halfway mark, Bullett Raja is rollicking entertainment. Our gangster protagonists kill, maim, kidnap, and intimidate their rivals, all the while bickering and joking, in Dhulia’s direct nod to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Sadly the film’s screenplay comes undone post intermission, its second half disintegrating into a bloody revenge saga. I’m going with two-and-a-half out of five for Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Bullett Raja. With a tighter script and an uncompromising vision, he might’ve knocked this one right out of the park. At the moment though, it’s an easy but forgettable watch.

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Ratings:4/5 Review By: Taran Adarsh Site:Bollywood Hungama

BULLETT RAJA is no exception. It’s raw, unrefined and harsh, much like Tigmanshu’s earlier endeavors.  Notwithstanding the oft-repeated premise, the screenplay has ample twists and turns and leaves you wondering, what’s gonna happen next? The icing on the cake is the twist towards the penultimate moments. On the whole, BULLETT RAJA is Tigmanshu Dhulia’s most ‘commercial’, mass appealing film thus far.  Enjoyable, engaging and extremely distinctive, BULLETT RAJA is not to be missed!

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Ratings:– Review By: Komal Nahata Site:Zee ETC Bollywood Business

The story, written by Tigmanshu Dhulia and Amaresh Misra, does not have even a hint of novelty and is similar to several films seen earlier. Given the routine nature of the story and the equally routine presentation, the overdose of violence, blood and gore will put off the multiplex and class audience. On the whole, Bullett Raja is a routine revenge drama which will not find favour with the audience. Its performance in the single-screen cinemas of mass centres may be just about okay but it will fail to cut ice with the multiplex audience.

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Ratings:2.5/5 Review By: Anupama Chopra Site:Front Row (Hindustan Times)

Bullett Raja is essentially a crackling character in search of a story. Tigmanshu who also co-wrote the story, gives Saif a full-bodied character to inhabit but he fails to provide the character a compelling story to work with. Bullett Raja is a standard issue revenge story with the usual array of corrupt ministers, cops, criminals and their machinations as elections loom large. Which is a shame because these UP cowboys could have been fun. I’m going with two and a half stars.

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Ratings:2.5/5 Review By: Karan Anshuman Site:Mumbai Mirror

when the girl enters that Bullett Raja unravels entirely and the flow is wrecked. One inexplicable, unnecessary, and unevenly paced sequence after the other, the film changes track and enters the realm of the Dabangg clones. Even though the screenplay is relatively unbent by Dhulia’s standards, it still rises above the rest in the genre he’s wrestling in. Here’s hoping Tigmanshu Dhulia ditches this spurious chase and returns to form with his brand of movies – forged from truth and insight; straight from the heart – that we’ve come to love.

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Ratings:3.5/5 Review By: Srijana Mitra Das Site:Times Of India

Bullett Raja (BR) is zany and funny, an Uttar Pradesh take on Sholay’s Jai and Veeru.BR scores with its tight performances, Saif terrific with his clenched-jaw comedy, Shergill intense and growlingly funny, Jamwal’s flying kicks and wavy hair making the landscape even hotter. Still, BR is a racy ride, cynical, yet sweet, dark, yet bright. Go watch – you’ll enjoy those bangs in the dark. Note: You may not like this film if you avoid violent political tales.

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Ratings:0.5/5 Review By: Paloma Sharma Site:Rediff

Bullett Raja is rife with predictable scenes, bad editing and a lack of control over the script, which spirals into an unending loop of absurdity. The pseudo-patriotism blends into personal enmity with the corrupt without much warning, leaving the viewers confused. While no two people can like the same kind of films or even agree on the definition of a good film, it is difficult to judge if even hardcore Saif Ali Khan fans should go for this one.

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Ratings:4/5 Review By: Subhash K Jha(IANS) Site:NDTV

Guns, girls, grime and glory come together in a layered tale of corruption, politics and kinetic camaraderie. The songs brakes the pace. But then you really can’t have a formula film without the song breaks. It takes a politically savvy storyteller of Dhulia’s skills to convert the lowest ebb of our politics into an occasion of high drama.

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Ratings:3/5 Review By: Sarita Tanwar Site:DNA

Bullett Raja, from the core, is like a typical masala revenge drama – the difference is the Dhulia touch to it. Live locations, raw action and interesting characterizations make it stand apart. There’s nothing we haven’t seen before. Bullett Raja would’ve been a great example of a fine mix between real and mainstream but it falls too short of that. Watch it if you’re a fan of some edgy dialogues. As for the rest of it, you’ll want to rain bullets on this Raja.

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Ratings:2/5 Review By: Shalini Langer Site:Indian Express

Bullett Raja’, the extra ‘t’ for emphasis, is a potboiler with little pretensions to realism but much too close a connection with Dhulia to entirely jettison it too. This is not Dhulia trying to make commercial cinema “aesthically better”, as he has been emphasising. This is the celebrated director and now a fancied actor completely surrendering himself to it.

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Ratings:2.5/5 Review By: Daily Bhaskar Site:Dainink Bhaskar

Bullett Raja doesn’t have the same substance that you have seen in Tigmanshu Dhulia’s earlier films. Anybody expecting powerful products like Paan Singh Tomar or Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster will be hugely disappointed. In fact, Bullett Raja falls in the category of loud Bollywood masala films like Dabangg and Singham where there is everything including a star actor, good looking actress, brother and gun battle, but a good story.

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Ratings:3.5/5 Review By: Faheem Ruhani Site:India Today

Bullet Raja attempts to reach out to large numbers just like the above mentioned 100-crore earners. Yet, in its quest to grab more eyeballs director Tigmanshu Dhulia’s film does not sacrifice a certain essence that you have come to associate with his recent films .The result is a des-chic, guns and gore affair, set against the backdrop of conniving UP politics and mafia.Bullet Raja’s slogan claims “aayenge toh garmi badyaenge.” To the film’s credit it delivers what it promises.

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Ratings:2/5 Review By: Mohar Basu Site:Koimoi

It wouldn’t be a terrible thing if you miss Bullett Raja. To begin with, it was a pointless film that destroyed its gutsy premise to tatters. Attempting to strike a balance between over-the-top and ridiculous, this one is hands down Dhulia’s most immature attempt at filmmaking. From the man who made Paan Sigh Tomar filled with deft touches, Bullett Raja is a grotesque misfire.

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Ratings:– Review By: Sneha May Francis Site:Emirates24by7

While Dhulia deserves applause for attempting to create a quirky action thriller, he doesn’t nail it. In fact, the end is rather predictable, even though Dhulia would have wished otherwise.His big exposure in the grand finale, however, isn’t explained adequately, making his attempt rather lame and exaggeratedEven though the last-part turns out into an incoherent mess, the first-half is immensely entertaining. We only wish that tone was maintained till the very end. Unfortunately, it doesn’t.

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