Synopsis/Plot : The superstar Rajinikanth plays the role of Aditya Arunachalam, an unconventional cop who likes to do things his way. Darbar is an action thriller that follows this `bad cop` as he solves a group of murders.
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AR Murugadoss has prepared a cocktail of all commercial elements one would expect to see in a Rajini movie. The movie is packed with the right ratio of action, self-deprecating comedy, romance scenes, sentiments, and revenge set on a familiar format. What is different about Darbar is how Rajini pull...(more)
Source: Movie crow editorial borad, MovieCrow
Rajini's Darbar has the substance perfectly laced with Superstar's style and mass.
Darbar does manage to do justice to both the police thriller genre and the superstar genre. It's indeed a neatly written film with excusable minor flaws here and there. (more)
Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com
An engaging cop film
But perhaps because his villainy is often offscreen, Suniel Shetty's Hari Chopra doesn't come across as a powerful antagonist despite being built up as one. Yes, he causes numerous casualties, but still, the lack of a solid confrontation scene between him and Aaditya makes him underwhelming. Even in...(more)
Source: Suganth, Times Of India
Darbar, with a not so gripping story and screenplay, is saved purely by Superstar's energy!
Darbar is Rajinikanth's show all the way and he excels in everything he does. Superstar's energy is out of the world and be it the dialogue delivery, stunts or dance moves, he just steals the show! (more)
Source: Galatta Review Panel, galatta.com
A charismatic Rajinikanth shoulders an okayish masala movie
Darbar alters between a masala and mass movie, offering very little substance for the demi-god that is Rajinikanth. It is a yet another depressing case where the star does more to the script than what it does to him. However, here is the flip side to the movie: it is, if anything, a celebration of a...(more)
Source: Srivatsan , The Hindu
Rajinikanth's film is by a Thalaivar fan for Thalaivar fans
Barring a clich�d and predictable storyline, Darbar is strictly a film by a Rajinikanth fan for Thalaivar's fans.(more)
Source: Janani, India Today
Strictly for Rajini fans!
Darbar is an average cop action entertainer packed to satisfy the appetite of the die-hard fans of Thalaivar. (more)
Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com
Quintessential Rajinikanth movie with its highs and lows
Apart from Rajinikanth, Darbar doesn't do justice to any of its characters. Nayanthara goes unnoticed in a role that doesn't even warrant a discussion while Suniel Shetty as the antagonist is underwhelming.(more)
Source: Karthik Kumar, Hindustan Times
So the invincible Rajini juggernaut that started with 2.0 and Petta ends up pretty badly with Darbar. Rajini will probably regret doing this waste masala film and move on. The one who would be most affected by the disappointing box office outcome of this film would be Nivetha Thomas who put her hear... (more)
Vere level movie, everyone must watch especially the 90s and older will love it! (more)
Excellent Movie rajinikanth karishma, screen play , bgm, comedy , action , sentiments , nivetha thomas acting every thing sets biggest bb of the year response from non rajini fans and family audience also too good dont trust fake trackers data sure shot 350cr movie (more)
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