A special screening of Shah Rukh Khan's Zero was held for the critics, who shared their review of the movie.
Zero is one of the most anticipated films of this year, and fans cannot wait to know how the movie turned up to be. Directed by Aanand L Rai, Zero features Shah Rukh as a dwarf hailing from a rich family, Katrina Kaif as an actress who suffers from depression, and Anushka Sharma as a scientist with physical disability.
Although generally most Bollywood movies are screened in Dubai a day before India release, Zero released across the globe on Friday.
It came to the notice of many that some fake reviews from fake handles of popular critics had gone viral on social media. Most of the fake reviews were apparently aimed at defaming the movie, but the trick was soon busted.
However, fans will be delighted to see that actual reviews of Zero are out. Inside reports from censor board had claimed Zero to be an excellent movie, which has the potential to be a blockbuster.
A lot of expectations are associated with this Shah Rukh movie, but the film got mixed response from the critics. While some liked the movie Zero, some others completely rejected it.
Here are some of Zero critics' review and rating.
Hindustan Times: Shah Rukh Khan measures up. The visual effects lack continuity and he looks more like a dwarf in some scenes than others, his deformity occasionally more pronounced while he looks like a spookily smooth tiny-Khan in other sequences. The actor, however, glosses over this with a dominating performance and tremendous energy. Bauaa Singh is a severely flawed character made irresistible by his pluck, and it's remarkable how much Khan brings to the part. And he remains the best lover in the business. (3.5/5)
The Indian Express: This could have been a film for the ages. How many times do we see A-list Bollywood superstars go out of their comfort zone? SRK could have taken a deep dive into Bauua and emerged on another level. But he gets busy trying to do another Swades, and fly the flag, and be a patriot. When you try to do everything, very little is achieved. (1/5)
News18: Zero is a fantasy ride that ends up nowhere. From writing to direction and editing, everything has failed the project. If given a chance between Jab Harry Met Sejal and Zero, I would probably go for the former. Yes, it's that uninspiring. (1/5)
Times of India: While the film has a wealth of references to Bollywood and its stars, these details don't compensate for a story that starts with a beautiful plot, but takes off on a bizarre ride. At first go, the film makes you light and easy, which is good, but the problem is that it doesn't really take you on that flight of entertainment, which you set out for. (3/5)
Pinkvilla: Shah Rukh Khan proves no one can romance like him; Anushka Sharma is a knockout
Times Now: The Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif film is promising.
Koimoi: The Most Brave & Hilarious Attempt By Shah Rukh Khan. The first half is full of with quirky dialogues one after another. Most of which, credit goes to Shah Rukh Khan for delivering them with equal madness.
First Review #Zero— Umair Sandhu (@sandhumerry) December 20, 2018
● #ShahRukhKhan as dwarf Stole the Show all the way. Standing Ovation Performance by him.
● #KatrinaKaif Hotness & @AnushkaSharma simplicity ! Both are FANTASTIC.
● Full on engaging film. No Dull Moment throughput the film.
● Climax is the USP. ???? pic.twitter.com/qEHhSL9wjv