Synopsis/Plot : Drishyam movie is a remake of the Malayalam film of the same name. Ajay plays a middle-class family man and he will be seen in a totally different avatar unlike his earlier power-packed action hero roles. His character Vijay Salgaonkar is a man of simple needs and a small town mindset, and indefinable guy who loves his family more than anything in the world and when the family is faced with a difficult situation he is willing to take on men and women in khaki to protect them.
Ordinary tale of extraordinary things
There are all the potholes of Joseph's "original" screenplay that find their way into the Hindi version as is. The police come out as stupid, choosing to torture an admission out of Ajay in the IG's house even. Many a times in the film, one just does not get why the characters would not do...(more)
Source: Editorial board, MovieCrow
A suspense drama with a nail-biting finish, Drishyam holds the viewer by the eyeballs till its' engaging climax.(more)
Source: Meena Iyer, Times Of India
DRISHYAM is an absolute winner that keeps you hooked completely right till the end.
The film belongs totally to Ajay Devgn and Tabu. They are the quintessential torchbearers of the film right from the word go. It is really heartening to see Ajay Devgn (who is mostly known for his action roles) to underplay his usual self and yet come out a winner of sorts. One just cannot to afford...(more)
Source: Bollywood Hungama News Network, Bollywood Hungama
Ajay Devgn, Tabu present a must-watch thriller
Director Nishikant Kamat's tale of a common man's dilemma, courage and deceit could suffer in comparison with the original by Jeethu Joseph, it is still one film that will reinstate your faith in the suspense genre. If Kahaani was the last memorable mainstream Hindi suspense thriller you watched, th...(more)
Source: Rohit, Hindustan Times
Watch this one for Tabu's terrific performance!
Kamat, known for his strong stories and hard-hitting style of cinema, gets away with showing a lot of woman-beating and child-beating. Those are the most difficult scenes to watch. They have the desired impact, but leave you numb.(more)
Source: Editorial board, DNA
Drishyam is a depressingly ordinary film
Nishikant Kamat�s Drishyam is watchable and even builds tension effectively from time to time.(more)
Source: Raja Sen, Rediff.com
Drishyam is gripping in parts but is anything but an unblemished humdinger.
Drishyam that is instantly intriguing. Rare is a mainstream Indian film in which a character holds forth on the intricacies of 'visual memory�, on perspectives, on how we tend to believe everything that we see. (more)
Source: Saibal Chatterjee , NDTV Movies
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|Country||2nd Weekend||3rd Weekend||4th Weekend||Life Time Collection||Opening Day||Opening Weekend|
|No.||Song Title||Lyric Writer||Performer(s)||Listen here|
|2||“ Kya Pataa ”||Gulzar||Arijit Singh|
|3||“ Carbon Copy ”||Gulzar||Ash King|
|4||“ Kab Kahan Se ”||Gulzar||K. K.|
|5||“Dum Ghutta Hai ”||Gulzar||Rekha Bhardwaj|