Why Cheat India (U/A)
18/Jan/2019 Comedy, Drama 2hrs 01mins

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Years Later, Emraan Hashmi Cheats Again & It's Still Entertaining!

Cheat India is informatively entertaining and Emraan Hashmi makes sure to maintain this throughout. Yet another, honest attempt by Emraan to prove why he can do a lot more. Skipping the preachy route, the movie just delves into a fun zone and that's where it wins some brownie points.(more)

Source: Umesh Punwani, Koimoi


Emraan Hashmi yawns through a boring film

Why Cheat India moralises without taking a stand. The film has three endings, indecisively shown one after the other - one of which uses a refrain to Hum Honge Kamyaab as an afterthought, pasting it on immediately after another song, diluting any potential impact. This movie doesn't appreciate trick...(more)

Source: Raja Sen., Hindustan Times


The Emraan Hashmi starrer is disjointed and disappointing

Hashmi, who can be excellent as the regular guy on the wrong side of the tracks, is not impactful enough, though, allowing his character both the luxury of wrong-doing and handing out lectures denouncing the very same thing.(more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express


Emraan turns Robin Hood

A jumbo mess of warped notions and random ambition, Why Cheat India trivialises education and shows sympathy for deceit.(more)

Source: Sukanya Verma., Rediff.com


An entertaining but flawed look at the mafia that promotes cheating during college exams.

The story and concept of Why Cheat India holds a lot of merit, and if the execution was the sharper and steadier, this one had the potential to graduate to another level. Even with the flaws in the story, the film and its various subjects have enough at hand to keep you entertained.(more)

Source: Rachit Gupta, Times Of India


Low-Key Drama Benefits From Emraan Hashmi's Restrained Performance

The film also offers a hint of a romance between a married man and a younger girl. Rocky admits that he hasn't been single for nine years but the woman, an arts graduate struggling to find her footing in a corporate job in Mumbai, plays along. This relationship eventually becomes the trigger to a cr...(more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee , NDTV Movies


Why cheat us, Emraan Hashmi?

Why Cheat India starring Emraan Hashmi and directed by Soumik Sen is the big Bollywood release in theatres this week. The film starts off well but loses track before it can reach halftime.(more)

Source: Charu Thakur, India Today


Emraan Hashmi yawns through a boring film

The eternally amoral Emraan Hashmi plays a man helping students cheat in a film that never finds momentum.(more)

Source: Raja Sen., Hindustan Times

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Daaru Wargi” Guru Randhawa Guru Randhawa Listen
2 “Taiyaari” Juhi Saklani Soumik Sen Listen
3 “Dil Mein Ho Tum” Manoj Muntashir Armaan Malik Listen
4 “Phir Mulaaqat” Kunaal Verma Jubin Nautiyal Listen
5 “Kaamyaab” Juhi Saklani Mohan Kanan Listen
6 “Stupid Saiyaan” Kumaar Prabhjee Kaur Listen
7 “Phir Mulaaqat (Female)” Kunaal Verma RII Listen
8 “Dil Mein Ho Tum (Female)” Manoj Muntashir Tulsi Kumar
9 “Jukebox” Listen