Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham Starrer “Pathaan” is a spy thriller that deals with the revocation of Article 370 in India and its impact on a Pakistani officer. Overall, the reviews for the film are mixed.
According to Times Of India, the film is “Far-fetched in writing but high on star power and style.” The review notes that the film initially comes across as a “filmy Mountain Dew commercial,” but that it eventually finds its footing. The plot is said to follow India’s revocation of Article 370 and its impact on a Pakistani officer.
The Financial Express review states that the film has a “weak plot, cliché, and at times cheap dialogues.” The review also notes that the credit for the film should go to Shah Rukh Khan and his massive fan following.
On the other hand, NDTV gave the film a 3.5-star rating, stating that it is “Phenomenally entertaining and consistently engaging” despite the derivative genre components. The review also states that Shah Rukh Khan does not miss a trick in this film.
Overall, the reviews for the movie “Pathaan” are mixed, with some praising its entertainment value, while others criticize its plot and dialogues. It seems that the film’s star power and style were the major plus point for this film.
Pathaan is Shah Rukh Khan’s comeback in a lead role after five years, with his last lead role in “Zero” in 2018, which turned out to be a massive failure. Pathaan movie has broken several box office records in its first two days of release, earning a worldwide gross of Rs 231 crore, and making $4.5 million on its opening day. The movie is also noted to be the first ever century across the world in just 2 Days with worldwide gross collection of Rs100-110 crore.
Here are the Top Records of Pathaan Movie
Shahrukh Khan Performance In Pathaan
Shah Rukh Khan’s acting performance in the movie “Pathaan” has received positive reviews.
NDTV states that the film is “phenomenally entertaining and consistently engaging” and that Khan “does not miss a trick” in his portrayal of the lead character.
DMTalkies.com notes that while the character of Pathaan may not be particularly complex, Khan’s portrayal of the character is “awesome” and it is suggested that in future appearances in the film universe, the nuances of the character may be explored further.
Filmi Beats states that Khan’s comeback to the silver screen after 4 years with this role is “smashing” and a high-octane performance.
Deepika Padukone Performance In Pathaan
Deepika Padukone’s acting in the film Pathaan has been well-received by critics.
ABPlive describes Deepika as “badass in an action avatar” and notes that she “looks natural in the genre” and that her character has “a lot of substance.”
Bollywood Bubble notes that while Shah Rukh Khan “steals the limelight,” Deepika Padukone and John Abraham are also “fab.”
News18 praises Deepika for her “glam quotient” and “death-defying stunts” but also notes that her role in the film is not just decorative but also have a contribution to the story.
John Abraham Performance In Pathaan
John Abraham stars in the role of the protagonist’s arch-nemesis, Jim. Critics generally seem to have positive things to say about Abraham’s performance in the film.
The Quint states that “Jim is the onscreen avatar of John Abraham, the film actor” and that he is “every bit the guy Pathaan may secretly want to be: our very best.”
Indian Express states that “a lot of hard work has been put into making Pathaan” and that John Abraham has been in the industry for 20 years.
Gulf News states that John Abraham performs some gravity-defying and high-octane stunts and flaunts his abs, which serves as the perfect arch-nemesis to the protagonist.