By Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama News Network
"It's the most dangerous profession in the world," says director Mani Shankar. MUKHBIIR closely looks into the dangerous life and times of a mukhbiir -- an interesting idea no doubt. But the story bears a striking resemblance to RGV's CONTRACT and that takes away the novelty aspect. Of course, Mani Shankar delves deeper in MUKHBIIR and the outcome is watchable at places, but fails to impress in totality.
The culprit? The writing does not hold. A couple of moments are truly noteworthy. The sequences between Om Puri and Sammir Dattani, the Alok Nath - Sushant Singh portions, the mukhbiir converting to Islam… well penned, well executed, well enacted