'Zero' Review: SRK-starrer gets a thumbs up?


21 Dec 2018

Planning to watch 'Zero'? First read what movie-goers said

He came, he ruled the silver screen and he has won our hearts all over again- That's what every Shah Rukh Khan fan is echoing today as the superstar is here with his new release Zero.

Also starring Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, Zero is all about ambitions and an unconventional love story.

As Zero hits theatres, here's what the critics have to say.

'Zero' cast

SRK-Anushka-Katrina recreate 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' magic on screen

SRK-Anushka-Katrina recreate 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' magic on screen

Zero brings back the magical cast of Jab Tak Hai Jaan with SRK as a confident dwarf, Katrina as a troubled superstar and Anushka as a NASA scientist, suffering from cerebral palsy.

Helmed by Aanand L. Rai, Zero revolves around the 'preconceived notions'. As every character unfolds in the movie, it is set to take you on a different emotional journey.

Aanand on 'Zero'

Life is meant to be celebrated, says Aanand

Director Aanand L. Rai, who is known for making movies like Raanjhanaa, Tanu Weds Manu series, traveled a new path with Zero.

Talking about his idea of making Zero, he said, "It is about how the incompleteness of any form has nothing to do with happiness. Zero is about 'let's celebrate life in any form'. It makes me feel very dreamy".

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Although the final verdict is yet to be out, Bollywood celebrities have given a thumbs up to SRK's Zero.

From Amitabh Bachchan to Ayushmann Khurrana, several celebrities have lauded King Khan and Aanand L. Rai for their courage to make a movie like Zero.

"There is COURAGE written all over the film. Quirky, Witty, Funny, Heartening & out of the Box," Nikhil Dwivedi wrote.

Emraan Hashmi declares 'Zero' a winner

Kubra Sait is all praises for 'Zero' team

Critics disappointed

But 'Zero' disappoints Bollywood critics, gets negative reviews

Meanwhile, the critics are highly disappointed with Zero and have called it a disaster.

According to Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh, this SRK-starrer is an epic disappointment. He said, "Expected so much from this collaboration. Sadly, the flawed writing - especially second hour - takes the film downhill".

Given the negative reviews, we wonder if Zero would bring good news for its makers.

Taran Adarsh calls 'Zero' a fiasco

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'Zero' to get a healthy start at box office

'Zero' to get a healthy start at box office

Interestingly, Zero has managed to create a decent buzz among the cine-goers. Be it for SRK-Anand's collaboration or the splendid cast, the movie was awaited by all.

Given the curiosity, it expected that Zero will witness a healthy start at the box office.

According to a Bollywood Hungama report, it will make a collection of around Rs. 30 crore on its first day.

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Fans are upset after watching 'Zero'

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What is the cast of 'Zero'?

Asked 2018-12-21 21:25:20 by Vihaan Singh

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Helmed by Anand L. Rai, Zero stars Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in the lead. Notably, this happens to be the second collaboration for SRK-Katrina-Anushka after Jab Tak Hai Jaan.

What are the reviews for 'Zero'?

Asked 2018-12-21 21:25:20 by Trishla Jayaraman

Answered by NewsBytes

Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Zero has opened to a dull response from the audience. Although the B-town celebrities gave it a thumbs up, the critics and fans are highly disappointed and called Zero a disaster.

What is the box office prediction for Zero?

Asked 2018-12-21 21:25:20 by Arjun Dutta

Answered by NewsBytes

It goes without saying that Zero has been one of the most awaited movies of 2018. So given the buzz around this SRK-starrer, it is expected that Zero will get a healthy start with a collection of around Rs. 30 crores at the box office on its first day.

Will 'Zero' failure mark an end of SRK's career?

Asked 2018-12-21 21:25:20 by Hansika Pillai

Answered by NewsBytes

SRK's last movies failed to meet the box office collections, following which Zero is being considered quite important for the actor's career. Talking about the same, SRK said, "God forbid, if Zero doesn't work, what will happen? Maybe, I won't get work for six months or 10 months, but if I believe that my craft and art is good, I'll continue to get work".

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