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2.50

Combining Facts And Fiction To Create A Superhero

Anurag Singh combines facts and faction in a manner to suit the target audience with Kesari, getting the benefit of having a leading man like Akshay Kumar.(more)

Source: Sethumadhavan, MovieCrow

4.00

An emotional war drama with solid action sequences.

With technical brilliance, intricate writing and thundering performances, Kesari is a loud war cry that evokes strong feelings of patriotism and it also wrenches your heart with its climactic tragedy. The visceral power of its visuals and emotions is staggering.(more)

Source: Rachit Gupta, Times Of India

3.00

Akshay Kumar delivers a Holi blockbuster with his Battle of Saragarhi

Though the first half of Kesari takes its own sweet time to build up, how Havildar Ishar Singh and his men make the impossible possible is every bit worth your time. Among the songs, B Praak's stirring rendition of Teri Mitti stands out. Kesari is the rousing patriotic film that Akshay Kumar fans...(more)

Source: Samrudhi Ghosh, India Today

0.50

A Film That Is To History What War Is To Peace

Three hours after the press show, I'm yet to regain my senses of smell, taste, touch, hearing and full eyesight. If I were a character in the film, there would have been eight bullets in me by now but I'd still be writing. And milking my last line. So I'm going to be as polite and restrained as poss...(more)

Source: Rahul Desai, Filmcompanion.in

3.50

Emotional, Entertaining & Informative!

Kesari is a brave depiction of courage. Akshay Kumar's streak on delivering memorable performances is not ending anytime soon. Watch it get entertained, informed and emotional at the same time.(more)

Source: Umesh Punwani, Koimoi

3.00

Akshay Kumar Does The Heavy Lifting In Tale Of Extraordinary Courage

Kesari has enough self-sustaining fire to be a well-above-average film. And with Akshay Kumar doing the heavy lifting with unwavering enthusiasm, the star's fans will find it easy to get into the swing of this tale of extraordinary courage in the face of daunting adversity.(more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee , NDTV Movies

4.00

Recommended!

KESARI is a brave and inspirational tale of courage and patriotism with the dramatic battle sequence as its USP. At the box office, it will be loved by the classes as well as the masses while the four-day weekend will prove beneficial for the makers. (more)

Source: Bollywood Hungama News Network, Bollywood Hungama

3.00

Akshay Kumar delivers the goods

Akshay Kumar is the film. And he pulls it off, keeping that 'Kesari' pagdi aloft right till the end, delivering thundering speeches, and keeping his men's morale up. His Ishar Singh is inhabited and convincing, and it helps that his Punjabi accent is completely on point.(more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Ek Onkaar” Guru Gobind Singh Ji Jasbir Jassi
2 “Ve Maahi” Tanishk Bagchi Arijit Singh, Asees Kaur
3 “Teri Mitti” Manoj Muntashir B Praak
4 “Sanu Kehndi” Kumaar Romy, Brijesh Shandilya
5 “Ajj Singh Garjega” Kunwar Juneja Jazzy B
6 “Deh Shiva (Male Version)” Guru Gobind Singh Ji Sukhwinder Singh
7 “Deh Shiva (Female Version)” Guru Gobind Singh Ji Jasleen Royal
8 “Jukebox” Listen