Verdict: Film Critics have given Positive Reviews to Chintu Ka Birthday Movie Starring Vinay Pathak, Tillotama Shome, Vedant Chibber, Seema Pahwa, Bisha Chaturvedi.
Chintu Ka Birthday Reviews
Ratings: 6.46/10

Score: 83%
Reviews Counted: 30
: 25 | : 5

Read ZEE5 Bollywood Hindi Chintu Ka Birthday Movie Reviews.
Director: Devanshu Singh, Satyanshu Singh
Producer: Tanmay Bhat, Rohan Joshi, Ashish Shakya
Writer: Devanshu Singh, Satyanshu Singh
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release Date: 5 June 2020

Ruchi Kaushal | Hindustan Times: - | 7/10
Chintu Ka Birthday proves yet again how intelligent writing is the key to a successful project ... Full Review

Renuka Vyavahare | Times of India: 3/5 | 6/10
The execution requires a certain urgency and unpredictability. Absence of those elements makes this film a decent attempt but nothing beyond that ... Full Review

News18: 3/5 | 6/10
A Simple, Touching Tale Gracefully Led by Vinay Pathak. What works in the favour of Chintu Ka Birthday is its premise and modest approach ... Full Review

Anupama Chopra | Film Companion: - | 6/10
A Modest Film With An Outsized Heart ... Full Review

Rahul Desai | Film Companion: - | 6/10
A Sweet, Modest Film That Invests In Migrant Hope. The characters are annoyingly upbeat, constantly in denial, hopelessly hopeful, putting on a show when nobody’s watching. But context inverts the genre of their story ... Full Review

Banglore Mirror: 2.5/5 | 5/10
Lacks much-needed surprise and tension. Surely, this would’ve been more effective if it were compressed into a short film, knocked off under 30 minutes. Sadly, this one’s an hour too long ... Full Review

The New Indian Express: - | 6.5/10
The sympathy is earned and not forced out of us. Major credit for this goes to the performances of the stellar cast lead by Vinay Pathak and Tillotama Shome ... Full Review

Saibal Chatterjee | NDTV: 3/5 | 6/10
Solid performances from Vinay Pathak and his two proven co-actors (Tillotama Shome and Seema Pahwa), a tidy screenplay that does well to stay within its limits and a theme that holds a fair bit of water ... Full Review

Koimoi: 4.5/5 | 9/10
While Satyanshu and Devanshu’s writing has all the elements to move us, the actors bring more depth to it. It reminded me of ‘Life Is Beautiful’ & ‘Jo Jo Rabbit’. Do you need any more reasons? ... Full Review

FirstPost: 3.5/5 | 7/10
A generous and life-affirming tale of an ordinary family in an extraordinary situation ... Full Review

India Today: 3/5 | 6/10
A whiff of optimism in testing times. Chintu Ka Birthday portrays the essence of life, that it waits for none and one must live to the fullest under the direst of circumstances ... Full Review

Namrata Joshi | The Hindu: - | 5/10
Though well-intended, the film doesn’t rise above being a facile take against war ... Full Review

Sukanya Verma | Rediff: 3.5/5 | 7/10
What impresses about this sweet-n-simple tale is the manner in which this production has been put together with an economical narrative by first time directors Devanshu Kumar and Satyanshu Singh ... Full Review

DNAIndia: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Chintu Ka Birthday is the movie we deserve to watch right now where humanity is being questioned across the globe. The film will make you take a quick rewind of what has been happening around the world since the year started ... Full Review

123 Telugu: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Chintu Ka Birthday has a unique premise and some very well-written screens. It deals with bonding in a family and how one makes sure to keep others happy even in a deadly situation like war ... Full Review

Sify: 3/5 | 6/10
A unique film that moves you ... Full Review

Cinestaan: 2/4 | 5/10
However, the sudden shift from warm family comedy to serious drama to warm comedy again is a little discordant. While I understand what the filmmakers were trying to do, it just felt uneven and lagging ... Full Review

India.com: - | 6.5/10
Vinay Pathak is a treat to watch. Tillotama Shome is so captivating you'll remember the performances for long ... Full Review

Binged: 2.75/5 | 6/10
An Enchanting Story. What transforms a seemingly simple story into an impressive piece of work is the treatment meted out to it ... Full Review

Zoom TV: 4/5 | 8/10
Chintu Ka Birthday is a must watch feel-good film. From performances to the story telling, Chintu Ka Birthday will leave you with a wide smile and a heavy heart ... Full Review

WIONews: - | 6/10
Film is a ray of hope in this difficult time of quarantine. The film has brilliant performances and excellent character developments to boast off. ... Full Review

Mirchi9: 2.75/5 | 6/10
A Genuine Tale Of Hope Despite Extremely Naïve Worldview ... Full Review

PinkVilla: - | 6/10
Chintu Ka Birthday will leave you with a bittersweet feeling of happiness and hope, but it is love in the end that turns out to be the sweetest birthday dessert ... Full Review

Peeping Moon: 4/5 | 8/10
Film has a big heart and draws strong performance from each actor. Credit goes to the director-writer duo, who lay emphasis on a simple principle - nothing is too small or too inconsequential in this world ... Full Review

Lens Men Reviews: - | 7/10
What fascinates me about this movie is how effectively they pulled off an idea without the need for gory or grand visuals ... Full Review

The Hans India: - | 5/10
Chintu ka Birthday has a good plot, but the maker's approach could have been better. The movie lacks crisp execution ... Full Review

Arre: - | 5.5/10
Despite its fine touches, the film sets out to reveal the futility of war and propaganda through the eyes of children, but falls short of perspective ... Full Review

Mashable: 4/5 | 8/10
‘Chintu Ka Birthday’ is a wholesome story of humans holding on to their humanity amplified with endearing performances. Writer-director duo Devanshu and Satyanshu Singh transform a birthday party, a fundamental coming-of-age ritual into a reassuring triumph of kindness in the face of adversity ... Full Review

Vox Space: - | 6.5/10
The compressed feeling they create with a cramped up location and how the characters’ dynamics change between them, is a treat to watch. The pacing of the film dips a little bit towards the end but then they make that up with a well thought out climatic sequence ... Full Review

Desi Martini: 4/5 | 8/10
A Film Where Performances & Writing Walk Away With The Cake, Leaving You With Hope And A Smile ... Full Review