Synopsis/Plot : Hindi Medium is a situational comedy based on social issues. It's a family-oriented story of a couple who is determined that their three year-old daughter should study in an English medium school and they leave no stone unturned to achieve this goal.
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Irrfan Steals Show In A Thoughtful But Predictable Satire!
Hindi Medium has its ups and downs in terms of storyline and storytelling. Some dialogues are brilliantly written but some really seem forced. In all, the film opens really well, goes to a high in the middle but a very predictable and loose end plays a spoiler. Nevertheless, a good effort by Sake...(more)
Source: Divay Agarwal, MovieCrow
Hindi Medium is a fascinatingly frustrating film
A smarter director would have tried to ramp-up the believability in the scene while discovering an extra joke in the fact that the name Priya is so common. But there are no Priyas on that sheet, none absolutely! In every scene, Choudhary and his writers try reaching out for the nearest available ...(more)
Source: Sreehari Nair, Rediff.com
This Irrfan Khan Starrer Passes With Flying Colors Despite A Few Hiccups!
Saket Choudhary takes up one of the most relevant subjects in todays' times and weaves it into an interesting story. Hindi Medium starts with a bang and gives you plenty of reasons to laugh your heart out at the situational humour which everyone of us could relate it. The film stirs up a conversatio...(more)
Source: Madhuri, One India
Irrfan nails it with a class act, playing a man torn between his simple, unpretentious upbringing and his new wannabe avatar. Saba, as the OTT, dominating wife is sheer delight onscreen. Dobriyal is superb and in some scenes, he leaves you teary-eyed. The second half gets over-dramatic and the plot...(more)
Source: Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times Of India
Watch it for the glorious Irrfan Khan
Hindi Medium comes at an apt time, and shines a light on the near-insurmountable barrier that language, the knowing of one, the not knowing of another, can be. As we see Chandni Chowk merchant Raj Batra and his wife Mita struggle to get their daughter into the best schools, where the parents have to...(more)
Source: Shubhra Gupta , Indian Express
Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar�s film will make you laugh and cry
Hindi Medium is director Saket Chaudhary�s third film after Pyaar Ke Side Effects and Shaadi Ke Side Effects. He likes to produce comedy out of ordinary. His grip over the Delhi lingo and body language is evident from the very first scene when Khan tries to convince Mallika Dua, a customer at his �s...(more)
Source: Rohit Vats, Hindustan Times
Irrfan-Saba's performances qualify the film in the cut-off list
Hindi Medium tries to drive home a powerful message, but in the attempt, resorts to black-and-white archetypes. From the snooty and sophisticated South Delhi type to the I-will-literally-put-my-life-at-stake-to-help-you poor, everyone is a stock character. The only grey character, perhaps, is the mo...(more)
Source: Samrudhi Ghosh, India Today
HM takes up the root of dramedy in disclosing the issues of education system and the mindset and attitude towards it in today's India. The Lead Roles carry the Movie throughout the end, serve as a fair medium while conveying the intentions and backing up the flow at sulky states as well. Making the ... (more)