The film is told mostly through songs. Ravi Varman’s cinematography will have you glide through this fairytale.
It is a compilation of many stories that build up to make Ranbir’s character the new Feluda on the block.
Like Barfi, this one is also going to remain in your subconscious for its camera work. It draws inspiration from many films, but thankfully, they all converge to give it a new ‘feel’, at least for Hindi film lovers. (read full review)
The one thing that sticks out in the film is a really fake scene, where the cinematography is dreadful.
The last 15 minutes of the Jagga Jasoos do get a little ridiculous and as a member of the audience, I’m finding some sequences a little too hard to swallow (there’s a dated scene of learning how to fly a plane, guns working in reverse etc).
Even then, the movie continues to have interesting elements: having been shot in Morocco with the locals, the setting of the second half is very colourful and culturally rich. (read full review)
Ranbir Kapoor is back again to entertain audience with his mesmerizing acting along side with ever gorgeous Katrina Kaif with the film Jagga Jasoos. This is a great fun and adventure to watch the film. The movie is hitting theaters today and will be a great watch. The movie has an another advantage with the Director Anurag Basu, who is experienced and has good story lines in his past films. (read full review)
Jagga Jasoos is a totally different attempt at storytelling. Ranbir Kapoor plays Jagga, the boy with a stammer who can’t talk but only sings his way through conversations. The result is that every dialogue is a song! The film is a detective thriller made as a musical. Anurag Basu has his stamp all over the film, the familiar faces, comfortable terrain and his current muse – Ranbir Kapoor. Jagga tests your patience in the first half because as a musical the genre isn’t really explored in Bollywood. (read full review)