Bollywood Movie Review presents the Shivaay movie review by top professional Bollywood Hindi films critics like Rajeev Masand, Taran Adarsh, Komal Nahata, Raja Sen, Anupama Chopra, Kamaal Rashid Khan, Saibal Chatterjee all are at one place here.
Shivaay Movie Review
1.) Rating: 2.5/5. Review by Surabhi Redkar on Koimoi.com
Shivaay is an action drama that immense action but zero emotion. Strictly for Ajay Devgn fans because sitting through it for 2 hrs 40 min may be difficult for others. Shivaay seems high on never ending action and loud emotion. Visuals don’t fill the void of the missing storyline and hence a 2/5 for the film.
2.) Ratings:3/5. Review byRenuka on Times Of India
On heart-pounding beats of Bolo Har Har, Shivaay has a spectacular opening scene that sees Ajay descending dangerous Himalayan cliffs like a pro. The stunning cinematography captures the mountains like no Hindi film has managed so far. You feel you are in for an adrenaline pumping ride and expect a nerve-racking survival drama to unfold in the hills, on the lines of ‘Cliffhanger’ or ‘Vertical Limit’. However, the film takes a cliched spin and ends up looking like a slow-mo version of Liam Neeson’s ‘Taken’ franchise.
3.) Ratings:1/5. Review by Raja Sen on Rediff
Shivaay’s kidnapped daughter, played by an adorable girl called Abigail Eames, is a mute child, which makes me believe that this film is, on some warped level, Devgn’s version of Salman Khan’s highly effective Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Except in the Devgnverse, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is replaced by Vir Das — a decision that really tells you all you need to know about this film.
4.) Rating: 2/5. Review by Sonup Sahadevan on Indian Express
Shivaay ultimately suffers from the malice of overdose. An overdose of action and an overdose of melodrama, both of which should have been chopped off at the editing table. As the director of the film, Ajay should have focused on keeping the story short and tightly edited.
5.) Rating: 1.5/5. Review by Ananya Bhattacharya on India Today
Watch Shivaay if you have ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ELSE TO DO. Else watch a documentary on mountaineering. Or child trafficking. Or Bulgaria. Or whatever you want to. (Just a special mention for the company which made the tent that weathered pretty much everything.).
6.) Rating: 2/5. Review by Saibal Chatterjee on NDTV Movies
In the end, Shivaay, for all its flashy action scenes, is as perfunctory as the mechanical lip-lock between the male lead and the Polish actress impersonating a Bulgarian who spouts fully rounded Hindi sentences. The film (screenplay and dialogue: Sandeep Shrivastava) takes the concept of falling in love rather too literally. When a life-threatening snow slip strikes a band of high-altitude trekkers, Shivaay and Olga plunge off the face off an icy mountain – and live to tell the tale.
7.) Rating: 3/5. Review by Tushar P Joshi on bollywoodlife
As an actor you can’t really help it if your director treats every scene like it’s an extended showreel. But hold on! Ajay directs and acts in Shivaay and that perhaps is the biggest flaw of the film. There are moments when you can see him struggle in a scene only because he’s wondering if the people around him are getting it right. There is that feeling of filing in and compensating for the rest of the crew. But a man can only do that much, and had Ajay decided to just act and blow us away with his action and emotional moments , Shivaay would be a different experience. The lengthy scenes and the second half that endlessly drags its feet are a true test of your patience. Shivaay could have easily been a shorter film with a more gripping narrative had the editing been a bit more stricter.
8.) Rating: 4/5. Review Bollywood Hungama News Network on Bollywood Hungama
On the whole, SHIVAAY is a perfect emotional thriller that scores high on the account of its breathtaking visuals, amazing action and a high octane performance by Ajay Devgn. At the Box-Office, the extended weekend in the form of the festival holiday will prove to be bountiful for the film. Don’t miss this one.