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Why Cheat India Reviews
Average Rating: 4.8/10

Reviews Counted: 15
Positive: 7
Negative: 4
Mixed: 4

Raja Sen | Hindustan Times: 1.5/5
Greed is good, Hashmi spits the line from Oliver Stone’s classic Wall Street, missing the point of how that film applauded the smoothness of the operator. Why Cheat India moralises without taking a stand ... Full Review

Rachit Gupta | Times of India: 3/5
The story and concept of Why Cheat India holds a lot of merit, and if the execution was the sharper and steadier, this one had the potential to graduate to another level. Even with the flaws in the story, the film and its various subjects have enough at hand to keep you entertained ... Full Review

Shubra Gupta | The Indian Express: 1.5/5
Disjointed and disappointing. The material is slender and too stretched over two hours, as it goes from engineering-medicine into management, the holy grail ... Full Review

Priyanka Sinha Jha | News18: 3/5
Why Cheat India takes up a subject that is novel and immediately strikes a chord with practically anyone in India who has appeared for competitive exams ... Full Review

Umesh Punwani | Koimoi: 3/5
If you’ll watch ‘entertainment as entertainment’ you’ll find the following things good – Emraan Hashmi’s wickedly amazing presence, very smartly penned hilarious dialogues & few revelations of which few of us will not be aware of regarding the education system ... Full Review

Sukanya Verma | Rediff: 2/5
A jumbo mess of warped notions and random ambition, Why Cheat India trivialises education and shows sympathy for deceit ... Full Review

Karishma Shetty | Pinkvilla: 2.5/5
Emraan Hashmi cheats our hearts in this below average story ... Full Review

Meena Iyer | DNAIndia: 1.5/5
Emraan Hashmi's film is a soulless satire. This one leaves a bitter aftertaste ... Full Review

Charu Thakur | India Today: 1.5/5
Is Why Cheat India worth your time? Definitely not. Give this a miss. Because you feel so cheated after watching this two-hour-long yawn fest, that you cannot stop asking yourself 'Why'. That's a question Emraan Hashmi needs to answer ... Full Review

Anupama Chopra | Film Companion: 2.5/5
Soumik Sen’s Inconsistent Film Needed Far More Imagination And Audacity. After a reasonably engaging first hour, the film gives in to the lure of blaring background music, suspense via split screens and a speech on corruption ... Full Review

Madhuri | Filmi Beat: 3/5
Emraan Hashmi Passes The Test With His Enjoyable Performance! ... Full Review

Gaurang Chauhan | Times Now News: 3/5
Why Cheat India for its interesting, never-seen-before premise and for Emraan Hashmi's great screen presence and solid performance ... Full Review

Stutee Ghosh | The Quint: 2/5
The writing leaves little to the imagination. Placid and boring, it’s only the unintentionally hilarious one-liners that nudge us to remain awake ... Full Review

H Shivkumar | Republic World: 3/5
What starts out as promising and exciting becomes a confusing mess in the second half which takes quite a while to get resolved. Overall, it is a decent entertainer that tried to tell a good message but kind of got lost in its way ... Full Review

Nandini Ramnath | Scroll: 3/5
Nearly everything the film says about what is wrong with a culture of learning build on rote learning and marksheets rings true. So also does Rakesh’s fate, which is so breathtakingly cynical that it is not entirely surprising that the censor board wanted the original title to be changed ... Full Review

Why Cheat India Bollywood Hindi Movie Reviews and Ratings from Top Film Critics.
Starring: Emraan Hashmi, Shreya Dhanwanthary
Director: Soumik Sen
Writer: Soumik Sen
Genre(s): Drama, Comedy
Release Date: 18 January, 2019