Movie Review: 'Rascals' - Silly, Mindless 'Comedy'

Movie Review: 'Rascals' - Silly, Mindless 'Comedy'

Veekshitha Arasa
Daijiworld Media Network – Entertainment

Rating: 1/5

Oct 7: If you are impressed with the trailers of ‘Rascals’ and thought it would be yet another ‘Partner’ kind of entertainer by David Dhawan, I would say kindly change your mind as this one’s much ‘different’ to the point that you hardly need any sense to watch to it. Well, yes you got to leave aside your thinking power and watch this one, if ever you really want to give a try.

Plot and Analysis

Chetan Chauhan and Bhagat Bhosle, the two 'rascals' are big-time mischief-makers which is clearly evident from the witty introduction to the movie with cartoons of both the lead actors. The opening is the only good thing you get to watch because once the actual movie begins it goes nowhere and just doesn’t seem to end.

Chetan and Bhagat separately deceive Anthony (Arjun Rampal) on his engagement day and escape to Bangkok, where they come across a rich lady Khushi (Kangana Ranaut). Then begin their tricks to impress the lady in various ways, and you wish at least one out of them were funny for a ‘comedy’ movie. While Chetan pretends to be into the ‘Art of Giving’, his rival conman Bhagat poses as a blind man to gain the sympathy of Kushi. This drama of impressing Kushi goes on almost till second half of the movie and the senseless proceedings are finally stopped with re-entry of Anthony and there comes an unpredicted twist which doesn’t make the movie any better.

This so-called comedy movie chiefly lacks humour. The script is very poor and doesn’t arouse any laughter and looks like the girls are there merely for a skin-show contest. Nor do the not-so-funny dialogues by the two ‘rascals’ manage to amuse.

At least David Dhawan’s earlier comedy movies, though they did not have a great storyline, managed to entertain the audience which is usually expected of a comedy movie. This one just did not manage to do any good.


Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn, both well-established actors are mediocre. Not sure whether they should be blamed or the director for offering them the roles. Though both have done humorous roles in the past which was pretty appreciated, this one both couldn’t do much as there was nothing to do in the first place. It looked like both were just holidaying somewhere and all what they did in the movie was mere time pass.

And the heroine Kangana Ranaut! Gaush! You’ll surely forget the girl of Gangster if you watch this one. Her chemistry just doesn’t go well with either of the heroes. Atleast Tanu Weds Manu was much better for Kangana than this one. Wonder what’s happened to her choice of movies.


Vishal – Shekhar’s music as usual had its own charm. But you will not find all of them hummable. The title track is the only one you would feel like humming as that’s the one which gives ‘Rascals’ a little credit. That could have been the reason it is played once in the beginning of the movie and then again when it ends giving a sigh of relief to the audience that this is the ‘End’.


Totally disappointing ‘comedy’ with nonsense proceedings. If you can tolerate silly humour this one’s for you, if not, don't waste your precious bucks on a movie that makes you 'swear' in disgust


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  • Lovekesh Kumar, Piploo

    Sat, Oct 29 2011

    I want to see rascal movie

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  • sanjay, mumbai

    Tue, Oct 11 2011

    Jo iss R A S C A L movie ko accha keh rahey hai unhey paisey diye gaye hai , mainey dekhi aur merey pay kya beeti mujhey maalum , Are we fools , filling their pockets watching such crap, making them RICH , and they fooling us r we so dumb and they r taking benefit of it.i feel myself dumb too What a bad movie , I wasted my rs 40 , sanjay dutt should pay me to watch this movie, I want my money back triple for giving me such torch-er, so bad comedy , it is forced , unfunny comedy for not more then 3 years children s, These Celebrities think that they will make whatever and make money by fooling people , watch this movie if you r actor in Rascal , or want to waste your money , mind , time your common sense , don't watch if u get free tickets, if you get ticket give it to your biggest enemy ghisey pitay comedy dialogs , faltu comedy , mujhey ghussa aa raha hai , many of them were waiting movie to end , but it never ends.many people where angry there in theater , I regret so much, even if I watched this movie for rs 40 I still feel I wasted so much money on this , time and my brain because of these torture they should pay us rs 400 to watch these movie , I have better stayed at home and watched taarak mehta or other comedy serial better then spending so much money , or have spend time with friends , or see force or shaib biwi or gangster,

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  • Calvin, Surathkal/USA

    Sat, Oct 08 2011

    Chris, all the hindi actors are good to look at? Stop this racist mentality first.

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    Sat, Oct 08 2011

    Oh what a title, this movie is a nonstop nonsense from start to end.

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  • Chris, Bangalore

    Sat, Oct 08 2011

    Who ll bother to watch a Kannada movie?? the movies made in Kannada have no head nor tail. 1 out of 100 movies made in Kannada is good to be watched. U find new heroes in Kannada, looking at them u don even feel like watching it.

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  • Ananda Padebettu, Hejamady/Mumbai

    Fri, Oct 07 2011

    I totally agree with the writer. This is one of the worst comedies I have seen. Mostly, it has double meaning and cheap dialogues.

    Certainly not worth while watching with parents or any elders. Such a worst piece is not expected from a director like David Dhawan.

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  • vasant raj, udupi/Abudhabi

    Fri, Oct 07 2011

    its very sad that, Hindi movie world is going to compete with Hollywood, such silly mindless movies are dangerous for the healthy growth of Hindi Movies.

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  • jacktackle, Goa

    Fri, Oct 07 2011

    yeah whatever. i don't think the movie is as bad as Bodyguard which broke all the stupidity records yet become a superhit. today a movie is labeled based on the theaterical business.

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  • M.R, BelthangadyDubai

    Fri, Oct 07 2011

    Its really bakwas movie...never ever watch this movie..waste of time & money.

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  • Calvin N, Surathkal/USA

    Fri, Oct 07 2011

    Friends, why is there reviw of hindi films only? Why not reviews of Kannada films which is our state language?

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  • jeetu, jodhpur

    Fri, Oct 07 2011

    pls let me know how to down load movie through safari

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