Reviewers feel that Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film explores Farhan Akhtar's acting skills like never before. The film is a first on the legendary sprinter and hence expectations were high, but it doesn't quite deliver.
Most critics care for the film but there are flaws which haven't gone unnoticed.
Prasoon Joshi is mostly appreciated. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama says, "The writer comes up with an incredible script that keeps you hooked from commencement to conclusion."
Saurabh Dwivedi of India Today too is awed. "Prasoon Joshi's script reaffirms the belief that when a poet narrates a story, it feels as if the story is full of emotion."
But Mihir Fadnavis of First Post finds the script below the mark: