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Fitoor Movie Review

Fitoor Movie Review

Fitoor Movie Review
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Average Ratings:2.55/5
Reviews Counted:11
Negative :3

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Ratings:3/5 Review By:Rajeev Masand Site:CNN IBN

Kapoor ditches many of the overarching social themes of Great Expectations to focus on what is primarily the story of star-crossed lovers and a complex romance. Fitoor isn’t perfect, but it’s a skillfully made film that’s easy on both the eye and the ear. In these times of fast-paced, hyperactive storytelling, you can appreciate the film’s dreamy, moody pace. I’m going with three out of five.

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Ratings:3/5 Review By:Srijana Mitra Das  Site:TOI

Fitoor doesn’t dive beyond the surface though, its story’s shikara paddling along pretty Kashmir, but never tearing its way to its violent, wailing heart like Haider, its art stuck in a banal Mediterranean restaurant-like world, never conveying the lonely powers of love. You get style – including six-pack Noor painting shirtless (explains why artists score more – can you imagine writers taking their tops off to work?) – but little depth. To play with a great quote, oh what a tangled web we weave, when we learn to retrieve – in this case, retrieving a classic indeed caused a tangle, albeit one of Pashmina dhaagas.

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Ratings: Review By:Komal Nahta  Site:Zee ETC Bollywood Business

On the whole, Fitoor is very slow and confusing too. Rather than happiness, it sells depression. It may be liked by a section of the class audience but it will be rejected by the masses and will, therefore, prove to be a box-office disaster, entailing a huge loss to all concerned.

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Ratings:2.5/5 Review By:SARITA A TANWAR  Site:DNA

The problem with Fitoor is that it’s a love story that is not romantically compelling. The climax seems too rushed – it needed more drama and emotional depth but that’s missing. What to do: It’s Valentine’s Week and if you are in the mood for a complex love story, check this one out.

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Ratings:2/5 Review By:Raja Sen  Site:Rediff

The director casts two attractive people where he ought have chosen a couple of actual actors instead, and thus it becomes hard to care about the protagonists or their sundered hearts, and despite aesthetic appeal, what we end up with is — at best — a screensaver

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Ratings:1/5 Review By:Shalini Langer  Site:Indian Express

‘Inspiration’ Charles Dickens is just the first casualty. Fitoor spares no one, not Kashmir, not Delhi, not London, not Kashmiris, and not even poor Pakistan, which somehow finds its way into this tale essentially about love traversing social divides.

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Ratings:3.5/5 Review By:Saibal Chaterjee  Site:NDTV

Fitoor ticks the first two boxes emphatically. It is packaged brilliantly. It also has epic sweep. But in respect of context, it falls well shy of perfection. The screenplay sets the classic Dickensian tale in captivating Kashmir but is unable to justify the choice of location beyond projecting the hauntingly desirable heroine as a metaphor for a paradise torn between conflicting forces. Despite that failing, Fitoor succeeds in turning a literary classic into a contemporary cinematic feast for the eyes and the senses.Go for it because there might not be too many better films than Fitoor this year.

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Ratings:3/5 Review By:Ananya Bhattacharya  Site:India Today

Fitoor, for all its spellbinding beauty, fumbles bad. The story meanders and loses way in between, and there seems a certain urgency in tying all the loose ends. Major revelations in this bildungsroman are condensed into a mere span of a few minutes, and it doesn’t quite achieve the desired effect. On the other hand, several intense sequences are dulled by their prolixity. At the end of the day, Fitoor demands a lot of patience on the part of the viewer. But that is largely made up for by Kashmir. Watch the film for its sheer beauty.

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Ratings:2.5/5 Review By:Surabhi Redkar  Site:Koimoi

What pulls the film down is its pace. Not many can endure a love story that stretches for this long. Consider this as your holy grail and remember that if you are not a person who enjoys larger than life romances which have an artsy feel, you certainly cannot watch it. For me, the film struck a nerve somewhere. This is like another Lootera for me, love the raw, simplistic nature of love in it.

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Ratings:2.5/5 Review By:Manjusha Radhakrishnan  Site:GulfNews

There are moments in Fitoor which are brilliant, but they are few and far between. But what elevates the film greatly is music composer Amit Trivedi’s haunting score. His potent music makes the young lovers’ yearning real and legitimate. Watch this if you want to see a visually stunning piece of filmmaking, but if you are looking for an intense love story, you are barking up the wrong chinar tree.

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Ratings: Review By:Sneha Francis  Site:Emirates24by7

‘Fitoor’ is a staggeringly beautiful canvas, but nothing else.It’s possibly the most pretentious love stories we’ve seen so far.‘Fitoor’ has moments of truth, pain and madness, emoted commendably by the celebrated Tabu, but for most parts its unsure about what to do.‘Great Expectations’ is an ambitious story to adapt to Bollywood, no doubt, but one that Abhishek has wasted.

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Fitoor Story:  

Fitoor  is an upcoming 2016 Indian romantic drama film directed by Abhishek Kapoor, produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, and written by Kapoor and Supratik Sen based on Charles Dickens’ novel Great Expectations. The film features Aditya Roy Kapur, Katrina Kaif and Tabu in leading roles.

Fitoor Release Date:

Feb 12, 2016

Fitoor Meaning:

 Fitoor means in English: Passion, Obsession

 Director: Abhishek Kapoor

 Producer:  Abhishek Kapoor, Siddharth Roy Kapur
 Aditya Roy Kapur as Noor
 Katrina Kaif as Firduas
 Tabu as elder Begum Hazrat
 Aditi Rao Hydari as young Begum Hazrat
 Rahul Bhat as Bilal Akshay
Oberoi as Mufti
Delbar Arya as Shaukat

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  1. @shalini langer: Poor Pakistan, and you are rich, this is why people have lost respect for you people because of your deeds, there is equal and apposite reaction to each action. mind your language

  2. Fitoor is a Story of Langoor(Aditya Kapoor) & Bigda Hua Angoor(Kaitrina Kaif)

  3. It's an official remake of great expectation which itself a very bad n pakau movie…. Lolzz

  4. FITOOR:
    Oh, you (Hopeless) beauty! [2.5/5]

    Apart from the jingoistic emotions and vigorous political projection attached to it, India has advanced another reason to not lose its possession over Kashmir. Bollywood loves to shake down this heavenly geographical part & pride of India to its maximum, sometimes by planting a great Shakespearean saga of love, power and betrayal under the grime of its atrocious past [Read: Vishal Bhardwaj’s HAIDER] or sometimes just by using its picturesque postcard locations as a canvas to paint someone’s cinematic dream. Abhishek Kapoor’s FITOOR fits the bill for the latter. Along with his man behind the lenses Anay Goswami, Abhishek stuns you with magnetic visuals capturing icy lakes, snow-clad wooden foot-over bridges, crimson-red mansions and some equally wooden-evenly frosty faces in and around too, in identical respect.

    Official adaptation of Charles Dickens’ GREAT EXPECTATIONS, FITOOR is a tale of two star-crossed childhood lovers. They look nothing more than puppets in evil hands of fate dancing on someone else’s tune. Impoverished Noor [Aditya Roy Kapoor] finds a manipulative curator in Begum Hazrat [Tabu] and a susceptibly shifting lover in her daughter Firdaus [Katrina Kaif]. Their ways go apart to meet again but destined to demand more from their lives. The obsession fueled by the love and longing is ready to self-destruct all the dreams and hopes one is always lived for.

    FITOOR is very much like the actors playing parts in it. It looks as ravishing, radiant and exquisite as Katrina Kaif on any given day. You can look breathlessly at both until they try to communicate with you. Ms Kaif’s weird diction and pronunciation force you to look out for a ‘never there’ remote control that could either fast-forward the scene or just mute her to make you switch to the ‘beauty-admiration’ mode again. Film also starts behaving like Ms Kaif, at times. It speaks, and a lot but expressions do get lost while being translated on screen. Guess what? Ms Kaif goes to London in this film too. Why? To get her admired accent. How many more times Bollywood will bless her with that added explanatory mention for her accent??

    It is also on the likes of Aditya Roy Kapoor. He makes his presence felt on screen but does it at such a lifeless pace and with such a static force that you can never call it ‘a moving experience’. A self-destructive youth caught in the ill-fated love; haven’t we seen him before in such pitiable state? But the one where the film never ceases to hold the power to impress and ignite emotions on many levels is the performance of Tabu. This role earlier had the never-aging, ever-young Rekha in it but Tabu owns it now. From the sharp and shrewd lonesome soul to the hysterically remorseful aging beauty, she looked never so exposed. In other, the casting does have some surprising names from Lara Dutta and Aditi Rao Hyderi to ghazal singer Talat Aziz, mostly in favor of the film.

    FITOOR doesn’t often satisfy you as a great drama or a gorgeous love-story but with the controlled direction, some amazing musical renditions by Amit Trivedi and a totally outstanding cinematography, it remains one of those unfortunate cinematic efforts that doesn’t get a full support from its lead pair and dies in a tough fight to survive its killing pace. [2.5/5]

  5. hahaha…..superb!

  6. Lolz, here poor doesn't refer to the Opp of rich, it's like "bechara" in hindi…

  7. It is always a great pleasure you read your review Mr Gaurav.Plzz create your own blog to follow your reviews.

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