Milan Talkies Reviews (Top Critics)

BollywoodHungama.com
By Bollywood Hungama (1.5/5)

MILAN TALKIES is the story of two lovers in a small town. The year is 2010. In Allahabad, Anu Sharma (Ali Fazal) is a small town filmmaker and dreams of becoming a big shot director some day. He funds his films by selling exam papers. Maithili (Shraddha Sainath) approaches him one day as she needs help in passing her examination. It is the pre-requisite by her future in laws before she can tie the knot.

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Koimoi.com
By Umesh Punwani (1.5/5)

Annu (Ali Fazal) is an aspiring filmmaker and the movie starts with him entertaining the audience in a dark theatre mimicking the dialogues of Mughal-e-Azam. Set in Allahabad, Annu also does some illegal things like leaking the question papers for the college students. Because of this, he meets Maithli who's a daughter of a renowned priest played by Ashutosh Rana.

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The Times Of India
By Rachit Gupta (2.5/5)

Milan Talkies is a movie that unabashedly professes its love for commercial cinema. The film's protagonist, Anu, dreams of being a film director and along with his friends he hangs out at a local theatre named Milan Talkies. The boys dream big as they hustle their way into making low-budget potboilers and when they run out of money, they swindle students, helping them cheat in examinations.

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Ndtv.com
By Saibal Chatterjee (3/5)

A vibrant evocation of small-town Uttar Pradesh, Tigmanshu Dhulia's Milan Talkies is a lively, off-kilter love letter to mainstream Mumbai movies and the city of Allahabad. Even when the film isn't at its best and seems to be meandering somewhat, the onscreen performances - the lead actors Ali Fazal and Bollywood newbie Shraddha Srinath contribute winning star turns - and the racy verbal jousts between its attention-holding characters keep it on the boil.

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