by Bobby Sing,
…Summing up regardless of the shortcomings, that is the price watching try by the group because it entertains and enlightens shoeing us the mirror. Pagglait additionally made me recall vital sequence from Shyam Benegal’s SURAJ KA SATWA GHODA, however that must be shared in a separate write-up in the meantime, do watch this as a should and provides it a thought….
by SUPARNA SHARMA,
…Sheeba Chaddha as Usha, and Natasha Rastogi who performs Sandhya’s mom are each glorious. These three characters, together with Aasif Khan and Daadi, flip Pagglait right into a welcoming residence one can go to, simply to get misplaced from the world for a bit….
by Vibha Maru,
…Pagglait largely comes off as a nicely made movie it chokes underneath the burden of too many subjects. Together with faith and marriage, the movie additionally makes a commentary on the menstrual cycles which appears pointless. the scenes the place Sandhya coaxes Akansha to disclose particulars about her relationship with Astik additionally seems to be repetitive and jarring…
by Mayank Shekhar,
…She made her debut because the second/third lead in Dangal (2016), and has since scripted an uncommon however memorable filmography already. I may watch her on display for a few hours, whereas she seemingly does so little — but manages to carry your consideration, by means of and thru. That’s what you do in Pagglait, and also you aren’t disenchanted in any respect….
by Saibal Chatterjee,
…The remainder of the supporting solid is nice too, not the least amongst whom are Raghubir Yadav, Shruti Sharma, Natasha Rastogi, Meghna Malik, Aasif Khan and Chetan Sharma. Sayani Gupta and Sharib Hashmi put in particular appearances. The impression they make goes approach past the size of their roles…
by Gautaman Bhaskaran,
…Nevertheless what’s extra fascinating than this comes proper on the finish, turning the work right into a outstanding research of human kindness. Sandhya’s compassion with out the standard indian cinema melodrama, tears and all of that for her parents-in-law is coronary heart tugging that fully transforms the film into one thing that’s price pondering over….
by Sukanya Verma,
…All of the actors are reliably first-rate, however Ashutosh Rana and Sheeba Chaddha’s understanding of the delicate and damaged, Raghuvir Yadav’s prowess at crabby outdated bully elements and Jameel Khan’s beautifully timed zingers strewn throughout its underneath two hours’ period deserve further brownie factors….
by Sayan Ghosh,
…All in all, Pagglait has a novel approach of tackling social points which have all the time been a matter of concern in a social setting more and more affected by crippling orthodoxy. Solely now, its depiction has turn out to be extra real, and make its viewers ponder the laborious realities of the Indian expertise….
by Shefali Deshpande,
…The story additionally caters to satiating macabre curiosity that a number of us harbour. After we know a companion cheats on us, we wish to know what the opposite individual seems to be like, feels like, acts like and possibly even what they style and scent like. After we see an accident on the highway, which possibly bloody and ugly, we’re determined to tear our eyes away however we are able to’t assist it. We wish to know extra. It’s this want, to wish to know one thing that’s maybe, not “good” for us, that this movie understands….
by Deepa Gahlot,
…The movie may be accused of being too simplistic and pushing the precise ‘woke’ buttons, however that will simply be what appeals to its viewers—if a passive younger girl from a conservative household can pull herself out of the morass of middle-class hypocrisy, anybody can….
by Aishwarya Vasudevan,
…Tales coming from the heartland of the nation are a mirrored image of how persons are unlearning age-old regressive traditions. It is not a necessity that the youthful technology of the household needs to interrupt the bondage of the traditions however the assist of older individuals assist in doing so. Pagglait begins as a movie a couple of household mourning the sudden demise of the oldest son who obtained married 5 months again….
by Rahul Desai,
…I’m all for a lilting album, however there’s a time and area for it: Pagglait doesn’t earn the obviousness of orchestrated sound. As an alternative, a single phrase or clean stare can go a good distance. Take the sparse title – a colloquial time period of patronizing tone, that claims extra about societal prejudice than the individuals it’s directed at. As Sandhya finally notes: “When girls get smart, everybody calls them mad (pagglait)”. However when a movie will get smart, it turns everybody right into a fad….
by Madhuri V,
…Raja Kumari and Amrita Singh’s monitor ‘Pagal’ stands out within the movie and delivers the feels. The remainder of the songs stream nicely with the narrative however lack a recall worth….
by Shubhra Gupta,
…Additionally, it’s puzzling that the identify of the city is rarely talked about, however the neighbour‘Kanpur’ retains developing. Clearly, it’s a UP city, which has well-known ‘meat ki dukaans’ in addition to ‘choley bhatoorey’ chaat-shops. Why this reticence? Have we gone proper again to the time after we couldn’t identify names? Bollywood got here to this after years of la-la-landism; it’s unhappy to see it being disbursed with, at the same time as we want this Sandhya, and all different Sandhyas, the perfect for a life that she is going to create for herself….
by JOGINDER TUTEJA,
…Watch it for a lazy outing and the performances of virtually your entire solid which lifts even an peculiar scene, however don’t count on a lot uplifting or humorous moments right here….
by Priyanka Roy,
…Pagglait could falter once in a while in execution, however has its coronary heart in the precise place. Author Anne Roiphe as soon as mentioned, “Grief is in two elements. First is the loss. The second is the remaking of life”. Sandhya could not really feel the previous in the way in which society dictates it ought to, however she aces the latter in the way in which each girl ought to….