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Laal Kaptaan
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An Overcrowded Plot Powered By Saif Ali Khan

Laal Kaptaan has special appearances by Sonakshi Sinha (as a nautch girl) and Neeraj Kabi (in the role of a rebel warrior) as well as strong performances from Manav Vij, Zoya Hussain and Simone Singh. But it is Saif Ali Khan's film. Sadly, the energy that he exudes does not rub off fully on Laal Kap...(more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee , NDTV Movies



'Laal Kaptaan' was perhaps attempting to be a Western movie, with horses, dust, guns and the works, but ultimately, a tedious narrative and a very lengthy runtime pull it down.(more)

Source: Sreeparna Sengupta, Times Of India


A weak plot leaves characters struggling for relevance

There are flashes when you feel the film will finally say something important, but then it lapses back into stodgy set-pieces which go on and on.(more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express


Saif Ali Khan throws himself into a Naga sadhu role in an overwritten, underdeveloped film

Singh, the director, had all the pieces to craft an effectual Indian western: the terrain, the long-suffering sadhu, an age of flux, elements of magic realism, and touches of Shakespearean tragedy. But Laal Kaptaan falters on an over-written script and visually over-told story.(more)

Source: Udita Jhunjhunwala, Firstpost.com

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Kaal Kaal” Saurabh Jain Brijesh Shandilya, Dino James
2 “Red Red Najariya” Saurabh Jain Shreya Ghoshal
3 “Taandav” Puneet Sharma Kailash Kher, Brijesh Shandilya
4 “Lahu ka Rang Kara” Sahib Samira Koppikar
5 “Jukebox” Listen