The only group of people for whom Bullett Raja is appropriate are masochistic Indian moviegoers who derive their jollies from painful lashes on their back.
The rest ought to stay at home than subject themselves to this puerile attempt at movie-making.
Insufferable Garbage – Beginning to End
From the opening “encounter” scene on a rural road in Uttar Pradesh to Saif Ali Khan’s screaming session in the plane in the final moments, Bullett Raja is an affront to all notions of class, style, logic or finesse in a movie.
Made by a dolt named Tigmanshu Dhulia (based on a ‘story’ he co-wrote with Amaresh Misra), Bullett Raja is an intolerably asinine story of friendship, revenge and thuggery set in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Everything about Bullett Raja is half-baked.
Be it the friendship between Raja Mishra (Saif Ali Khan) and Rudra (Jimmy Sheirgill), the love angle between Raja and Mitali (Sonakshi Sinha), the transformation of Raja and Rudra into big time gangsters, or Raja’s supposed growth in stature as a popular figure in the state, director Tigmanshu Dhulia leaves no stone unturned to convey his ineptitude.
I was completely unimpressed with Saif Ali Khan.
The fellow looks haggard and stiff.
If there’s something called Male Menopause, it’s surely hit 43-year-old Saif Ali Khan hard and robbed him of any charm or spark he may once have had.
Sonakshi Sinha has no role to speak of other than to blabber some Bengali nonsense about Rosogolla, Sandesh, Chum-chum and such drivel.
Given the disgustingly hopeless story, it’d be futile to dwell upon stuff like acting, photography etc.
For an action, gangster film, the stunt scenes in Bullett Raja look like they were choreographed by some buffoon from the Tollywood or Kollywood cesspool.
Mahi Gill’s item number “Don’t touch my body” is one of the worst and crudest I’ve seen in a Bollywood film. The music, the dance and the setting of the item number were trashy to the core.
Even an ample display of Mahi’s thrusting bosom and lavish display of her right thigh did little to rouse me.
Both the music and the picturization of the songs left me in tears.
There was not one song with even a wee bit of charm.
Bottom Line – Garbage
For the opening show of Bullett Raja at a theatre on the U.S. East Coast, there were just 14 people. By no means, a decent crowd on a national holiday (Thanksgiving Day).
As I was leaving the hall, I overheard a disappointed moviegoer tell the other members in his group that he was misled by the positive reviews for the film.
Unless you love gorging on fresh, stinking vomit, SearchIndia.com recommends you steer clear of this trash a.k.a. Bullett Raja.
Eagerly awaiting a post on SI’s black friday or thanksgiving day experience (or lack thereof 🙂 ) .
Particularly, experience with standing in line with fellow desis and hunting as a team! 🙂
While I do have a weakness for electronics gadgets, I’ve never stood in line at 6PM the previous day. Only once, some 10 plus years back I went around 5:45AM or 6AM to Best Buy. By then there was a line with 60 or 80 people ahead of me.
There were a few desis in the line but not many. You see, the Telugu biddas had still not discovered America those days! 😉
Black Friday was big in the 20th century, when online shopping had not caught on in a big way.
BTW, I don’t see really great deals anywhere this year. The discounted models for things like iPad are for older models. 🙁
It’s 7:30AM ET here and just to see the crowds I’m going to go and check out what’s happening at Walmart, Best Buy, Staples, Sam’s Club etc. Back in 3 hours. 🙂
Dhulia made Paan Singh Tomar which was considered as a class film.
So Dhulia has also succumbed to the Bollywood masala genre!
I’m happy to inform you that Bullett Raja has received a BAD OPENING.
The Chutiyas deserve the bad opening for putting out such a terrible film…They should have paid the audience to watch the movie considering it’s such pathetic junk.
You leave out the better films and rightly go to see the worst films.
And WTF are the better films in your opinion, sir?
Do you know what “rightly” means or are you as drunk as I am?
You have no idea of how much difficulty I had in my Soju-State in avoiding typos while responding to your comment!
I really wanted to watch Old Boy, but I heard Spike Lee botched it. Biggest KLPD of the year!
I too read some of the lacerating reviews for the oldboy remake.
Cult movies (like oldboy) and masterpieces are best left untouched.
Was just watching the Saturday morning India Magazine show on TV.
Some of the dudes were saying that the film was ‘super fantastic’ !
The review said that the movie was of the Quentin Tarantino genre.
Speaking of Black Friday, I thought there weren’t any steals this year in the electronics category. Most of the deals were heavily discounted lower end TV’s. I was surprised to see apple offering direct discounts this year.
1. You write: The review said that the movie was of the Quentin Tarantino genre.
Ha ha ha.
Definitely not the Quentin Tarantino I’m familiar with.
There must be some nut-case in Amethi District of Uttar Pradesh referring to himself as Quentin Tarantino! Amethi, as every Indian knows, is home to all kinds of dolts. 😉
The nerve, the cheek, the effrontery to compare Django Unchained or Inglourious Basterds to the Bullett Raja piece of shit.
2. I went to Walmart, Best Buy and Staples around 8-ish yesterday to check out the crowds and see if there was anything interesting on the electronics side.
Only Best Buy had a moderate crowd. Not many people in Walmart and Staples.
I saw a bunch of people picking up the LG 24-inch TV ($149) at Best Buy.
I agree that the ‘deals’ this year were no deals. I returned with plain Yogurt from Walmart and a $10 Sony headphone for my iPad from Best Buy. 😉
If the retailers had any sense, they would have unloaded all the digital cameras. Smartphones are doing to digital cameras what digital cameras did to film cameras a decade back. There will be a carnage in the digital camera business.
This little bit of news in toi might be of interest to you guys and it might even explain a lot about why these movies get made and knowing your love for humour let the jokes fly now.
Thank You, Sweetie!
Ha ha ha….now you know why it took so long to process your comment. 😉
Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan’s Ancestors Were Pigs & Chimpanzees – U.S. Scientist
[Rest of comment was garbled] Drink less. 😉
It’s all the fault of the hackers. 😉
Thank You, Sweetie!
Pls. watch Mickey Virus if you get it.
I will, sweetie!