By Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama News Network
Some stories are interesting to read. They may be bestsellers, no arguments on that. But cinema is a different medium altogether and not all stories are cut out for cinematic adaptations. That's the problem with HELLO.
Wait, there's one more hiccup. The screenplay, credited to Atul Agnihotri and Chetan Bhagat, lacks the power to hold your attention from start to end, barring a few stray moments in the second hour.
Based on Chetan Bhagat's book 'One Night @ The Call Centre', HELLO makes an attempt to peep into the lives of those working at call centres, but things are presented in such an amateurish manner that it fails to cut ice.
Perhaps director Atul Agnihotri wanted his second directorial venture to be a complete departure fro