Durgamati is the latest Bollywood thriller movie to premiere on Amazon Prime Video worldwide. Durgamati is a through-and-through remake of Telugu-Tamil bilingual film Bhaagamathie. Directed by same director G Ashok, this film stars Bhumi Pednekar and Arshad Warsi in lead roles. With all critic reviews out now, including those from India, we bring you a 2-minute roundup to help you decide whether you should stream Durgamati on Prime Video in India or not.
Durgamati Movie Review: The Makers Fail To Think Big In This Hindi Remake Of Anushka Shetty's Bhaagamathie
Madhuri V from Filmibeat.com writes, "Despite having a talented star cast, G. Ashok's Bollywood directorial debut falls short of being a memorable scarefest due to lack of novelty and bland execution."
Durgamati Movie Review : Durgamati is relevant but the storytelling lacks the spirit it needed
Pallabi Dey Purkayastha from The Times of India says, "In a world where politics is often synonymous to hooliganism to some and egalitarianism is an alien concept (again, to some), ‘Durgamati’ does have a lesson or two to impart but the narrative and its storytelling technique is so bland that it slips through the cracks. A dialogue around strong ideologies including women empowerment is always welcome, but it could be delivered better."
Durgamati review: This inconsistent Bhumi Pednekar-Arshad Warsi starrer achieves some redemption in its last quarter
Pankaj Sabnani from BollywoodLife writes, "Durgamati is long, loud, inconsistent and doesn’t have enough in it to keep you involved. Trimming 20 minutes would have made a lot of difference. I’m going with 2.5 out of 5 stars."
Durgamati Movie Review: For Those Skipping This Thinking It’s A Horror Film, You Can Now Skip It Thinking It’s Not A Horror Film!
Umesh Punwani from Koimoi.com says, "All said and done, Durgamati is an all-over-the-place horror-drama. The intent of adapting and remaking a good story is clearly missing. It’s a horror of a film!"
Durgamati: The Myth review – haunted house goes under the Hammer
Mike McCahill from The Guardian writes, "The political melodrama, expanded upon in flashbacks that push the running time beyond two and a half hours, promises a far cannier night in than we get. The horror element mostly finds Ashok rolling out tropes tried, tested and tired out in US features: Sinister-like film reels, genre-standard power cuts, hefty soundtrack parps when inspiration really fails."