Synopsis/Plot : Based on the life of real-life Hero Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, this movie aims to show how this valiant soldier saved the lives of numerous hostages before being martyred by the terrorists who wreaked havoc in the Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai, India on the 26th of November, 2008.
Adivi Sesh's homage to the 26/11 hero is flawed but effective
Major is a very subjective narrative. Adivi has taken immense creative freedom tracing Sandeep�s evolution into an elite soldier from a gentle and kind young man. The film may just work for you if you just focus on the emotional component of it. The training montage of Sandeep feels rather inadequat...(more)
Source: Manoj KUmar, Indian Express
A Well-Made Biopic
"Major" is a perfect tribute to the brave heart - Sandeep Unnikrishnan. The film is all heart. Adivi Sesh and his team have pulled off an engaging biopic that rouses a patriotic feel.(more)
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Patriotic and moving
Major is a patriotic action drama that lives up to the hype. Beautiful performances, endearing drama, and solid thrills are basic assets of the film. If you ignore the slow start, Adivi Sesh leads from the front and takes you on an emotional ride, and makes this film a good watch this weekend. Go fo...(more)
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An emotional tribute that works
Major lives up to its promise of paying a befitting tribute to Sandeep Unnikrishnan. Do watch out for the end credits to catch snapshots of Sandeep�s life.(more)
Source: Sangeetha Devi Dando, The Hindu
A fitting tribute to Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan - a classic film version of a story that deserves to be told!
However, the film is not without flaws. Perhaps the pace in the first half could have been steadier. Also, the director took his own time to establish the characters. It has been many years since the Mumbai Attacks took place. Major is the first attempt to tell a biographical story of that incide...(more)
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Homage to 26/11 hero goes beyond the noise of a gun's barrel
Major will go down in history not just for introducing India to the bravery of Major Sandeep but also for the courage of his parents, who are not just proud of their son's achievements but see him in everyone whose lives he touched over the years, saved during the siege of Mumbai and went on to beco...(more)
Source: Sibu Tripathi, India Today
MAJOR is embellished with an engaging second half and bravura performance.
MAJOR starts off on a fine note. The childhood and romantic portions are okay. The training scenes initially seemed routine. Thankfully, the scene where Sandeep hands over the glass of water to his colleague and when he bends his knee down in respect in the army mess are quite novel. The intermissio...(more)
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