Kesari

Kesari

Kesari

Hindi-language war drama based on the Battle of Saragarhi, starring Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra. Anurag Singh (Punjab 1984) directs.

2019Rating: MA15+, Strong Violence150 minsIndiaHindi with English subtitles
Bollywood & Indian Cinema

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Kesari / Reviews

Times of India

Times of India

With technical brilliance, intricate writing and thundering performances, Kesari is a loud war cry that evokes strong feelings of patriotism and it also wrenches your heart with its climactic tragedy.

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The National

The National

The brave and bloody Battle of Sargarhi will remain in the history books, but Kesari is unlikely to join it there.

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A movie that should have been about a legendary last stand becomes yet another star vehicle for Akshay Kumar, who is the only character with a back story.

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Reuters

Reuters

Much like the battle in this period war drama, Singh stretches proceedings interminably.

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Indian Express

Indian Express

Akshay Kumar is the film. And he pulls it off, keeping that 'kesari pagdi' aloft right till the end, delivering thundering speeches while keeping his men's morale up.

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Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times

We must salute the brave soldiers of the Saragarhi. This movie merely gives us 21 angry men.

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Gulf News

Gulf News

Kesari is a story of undiluted heroism, but too much goodness can get a tad boring. Watch it if you like chest-thumping films about brave soldiers.

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