Why Cheat India-Movie Review: Emraan Hashmi gives stupendous performance

Why Cheat India Movie Review: The protagonist Rakesh Singh's character is played by talented and versatile actor Emraan Hashmi. The film also stars Shreya Dhanwarthray.

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Updated on: January 18, 2019 20:21 IST
Why Cheat India Movie Review: Emraan Hashmi's perf

Why Cheat India Movie Review: Emraan Hashmi's performance is stupendous views

  • Movie Name:Why Cheat India
  • Critics Rating: 2.5 / 5
  • Release Date: January 10, 2019
  • Director: Soumik Sen
  • Genre: Drama

A dramatic satire on India's education system, the film Why Cheat India proves to be an entertaining one imbued with Rakesh Singh's melodramatic and sometimes funny one-liners. The protagonist Rakesh Singh's character is played by talented and versatile actor Emraan Hashmi. Singh's doing in the film are irrefutably wrong breaching moral values. But as the film moves forward, knowing Singh's whys and whereforces of his actions, you'd think for at least once that Singh might be making sense. Read on to know more about this latest Bollywood film release!

Why Cheat India: Overview

Remember Rajkumar Hirani's directorial Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. and its epic scene where Dr Rustom is abducted by Munna's gang to take his examination? Yes, that's right! Why Cheat India is a two-hour-eight-minute feature film depicting the same thing while giving some factual information on the corrupted education system of India.

Why Cheat India is an amalgamation of facts and fiction on the poor education system where Indian students make multiple attempts to crack competitive exams. The societal pressure on getting into engineering and management courses, despite having limited number of seats for innumerable students, lead such people to either take wrong paths or suicide.

Giving a piece of information here -the second half of the film slows down in comparison to the first one but the film's story is unpredictable if you choose not to use your brains.

Why Cheat India: Storyline

While the subject of the film hits students taking competitive exams or is relatable to us in some way or the other, the film lacks gripping and interest of the audience. Rakesh Singh played by Emraan Hashmi is undoubtedly an amusing person, who wanted to crack medical exam but now guiltlessly stands by his wrong-doings. Singh is a racketeer who influences intelligent and topper students to take exams for candidates who can afford exorbitant fees. While Singh's married life is dull and gloomy, he is attracted to Nupur played by actress Shreya Dhanwarthray.

Why Cheat India: Emraan Hashmi and Shreya Dhanwarthray

The most stupendous views in the film are seeing Emraan Hashmi's performance. The actor as Rakesh Singh or Rocky did cent per cent justice to his character. Emraan also carried off the attire and look of Rakesh Singh very well. On the other hand, let us tell you that Shreya Dhanwarthray is making her Bollywood debut with Why Cheat India. Needless to say, the actress did well in her first film.

Why Cheat India: Direction and Music

Why Cheat India is a directorial project of Soumik Sen and speaking of the direction of the film -it is standard without any uniqueness in it. The character of Rakesh Singh likes to sing giving scope for music to play an important role in the film but honestly, the music and background score is okay-ish!

Why Cheat India: Verdict

Why Cheat India shouldn't be missed if you are Emraan Hashmi's fan. You can also watch this entertaining drama with your friends or family members just to catch up. Otherwise, you aren't missing out on something major this weekend!

Why Cheat India: Exclusive Star Cast Interview

Actors Emraan Hashmi and Shreya Dhanwanthary talk exclusively on everything related to the film. Watch the video to know WHY Cheat India, about Emraan Hashmi Films production house and many other intriguing inside stories!

Why Cheat India: Official Trailer

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