Starring Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia, Sabbir Khan’s film Nikamma hit the big screen on Friday. The action comedy is the Hindi remake of the 2017 Telugu film Middle Class Abbayi.
Nikamma is set in Lucknow and is about the carefree world of Adi, played by Abhimanyu Dasani, who has spent his entire life under the protection of his older brother, Raman. The bond between the brothers takes a back seat after Raman decides to marry Avni, played by Shilpa Shetty. As Avni enters Raman’s life, Adi loses importance. Adi then bumps into Nikki, played by Shirley Setia, to find out that she is Avni’s cousin. Wait wait! It’s not that. There is also a deputy who enters the scene. His notorious strategies bring Avni and Adi together.
Movie reviews for Nikamma are already out. Let’s take a look at what other news sites have to say about Shilpa Shetty’s comeback.
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Nikamma review by NDTV
The major news site gave Nikamma 1 out of 5 stars. The review by Saibal Chatterjee called the film abysmal with a sloppy script. “Either way, Shilpa Shetty’s comeback movie remains just that – No Good,” the title read.
“The tricks are laughable, the plot twists are childish, and the dialogue is incredibly arbitrary in an effort to be humorous,” the NDTV review said.
Review of Nikamma by Hindustan Times
Reviewed by Monika Rawal Kukreja, the Hindustan time said director Sabbir Khan’s Nikamma makes audiences wonder how much a filmmaker can go wrong with its story, treatment, pacing and overall impact.
“Nikamma is a unique watch and purely for the grace, poise and charm that Shilpa Shetty brings to the screen. Other than that, there is nothing in Nikamma that we haven’t seen a while ago. two or three decades,” the Hindustan Times magazine said.
Review of Nikamma by The Times of India
A confused story of a lost boy, read it India time review for the return of Shilpa Shetty. The film was reviewed by Rachana Dubey.
“The overall look of the central characters seems out of place for a fictional small town like Dhaamli where the story takes place. The film also had a large place in the music, but the tracks are not memorable except for the song title, Nikamma kiya, which is the rebooted version of an old song,” the Times of India review said.
Nikamma Review by India Today
India today title read, ‘Shilpa Shetty’s film lives up to its name – unnecessary.’ Reviewed by Anindita Mukherjee, India Today gave Nikamma two out of five stars.
“You can watch Nikamma for the sake of Shilpa Shetty. Also, if you want a half-sleep, half-joke situation and are in the mood for no hesitation. Because smart people already knew their decision from the trailer herself, nahi?” India Today magazine said.
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