Set in the 1800s, the film is about a "dacoit" tribe who take charge in fight for their rights and independence against the British.

  • Released:
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
  • Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Vaani Kapoor, Iravati Harshe, Ronit Roy, Saurabh Shukla, Mahesh Balraj, Rudra Soni, Mazel Vyas, Prakhar Saxena, Nagesh Salvan, Mark Bennington, Chitrak Bandhopadhyay, Vijay Kaushik, Brian Nathain Siegal, Bhagwan Tiwari
  • Director: Karan Malhotra
  • erakbarali - 19 November 2022
    Nice effort
    I personally feel we are way too harsh towards our own production houses.. people say this is a cliche movie.. I can't understand if we have appetite for far more cliche and unrealistic movies from south and Marvel and everywhere else, and we shower our love on them .. but at the same time we ignore the brilliant efforts like this just because we have prejudices like nepotism, remakes, etc.. This movie is a perfect blend to everything, cast, performances, music, sequences, cinematography,dances, narrative,.. At times it was loosing plot but still an broadly enjoyable movie.. action sequences were so nicely choreographed...all in all a good entertaining movie .
  • RaoulCauvin-62268 - 17 September 2022
    A good Indian adaption of the Mad Max Fury franchise.
    It's really worth watching it. Shamshera is a bold, unapologetic, period drama that revolves around the Khameran tribe.. Fantastic set, as an artist and an architect, I truly appreciate the visuals that they've created, it's a creative mix of a fictional characteristic that go more on the lines of celestial bodies, and at the same time the double role by Ranbir Kapoor, and many more aspects overall make it a marvellous visual! Even the set design, very thoughtfully curated! Different sets for different situations at the same time bound by the era, ornamentation, etc. Speaking of the acting, brilliant job by Ranbir Kapoor! Can't emphasize enough on the same, the conviction with which he has played both the characters, his eyes emote too well, exceptional dialogue delivery, I can go on and on actually! Very well done Vaani, extremely graceful and phenomenal expressions! Also Sanjay Dutt sir, nailed the badass role! Brilliant work by all the actors! Excellent direction! Superbly executed plot of the film, the director has made each and every scene very meaningful and iconic! Straight up gives me Bahubali and RRR vibes! Strong story line, revolves mainly around freedom, karma, life comes a full circle types, revenge, action, drama, father-son bond, also the subtle mother child bond, repetition of events but in different scenarios! It keeps you on your toes till the end, good creation of suspense! Each and every scene of the film is connected, leading to the other, good channel of events occurring! Overall, a good balance has been achieved ! And everything happens for a reason in the film so though I felt the film is getting a little dragged in the second half, it all made sense to me when the event occured in the end! So the so called dragged bit was essential, as in it wasn't dragged in the first place, it was necessary for the film to pause and reflect on the present scenario to explain the depth.. It all makes sense don't worry! The climax was my most favourite, ICONIC! Overall, one of the best films I've ever watched and I would any day vouch for you guys to go and watch it! To be precise, watch it in the theatre! Great great great watch! And believe me you're doing a favour on yourself by watching the film and not on the cast and crew, you'll devoid yourself of this magnificent cinematic experience of you don't watch it!

    A refreshing way of making a movie.
  • ambivert_idiot - 8 September 2022
    Decent Movie with heavy VFX and good story
    Here is the spoiler-free honest review of Shamshera. (Han wahi movie jo brahmastra se pahle aayi thi aur kisi ne dhyaan nhi diya). People say ki this movie was to remind Ranbir Kapoor to the audience. Ngl, but on the box office, it was a flop.

    Shamshera is a story on castism in the pre-independence era. The story lies in the second half of 19th century, where a tribe called Khamera takes weapons and became dacoit because the so-called upper cast people refused to accept them after the migration. The leader of the tribe is Shamshera. The story revolves around the betrayal faced by Shamshera from Shuddh Singh (an upper cast Indian officer in the British army) to get freedom for his people.

    It is a heavy VFX movie, although the VFX quality is quite good. People say that this is a copy of KGF or thugs of Hindostan, stay away from such people. It has its own unique and exciting story. You'll get proper action, climax, story, songs (not that good tbh), good acting, and a lot of drama. All these factors make this movie a perfect Bollywood pack.

    The cons of this movie are that it progresses slowly. It is more than 2.5 hours and which can be shorter. The angle of a love story was not needed (but since it is Bollywood, a love story is a must 🤷). Also, we do not connect much with any character except shamshera.

    Overall, it is a decent movie with a good and heavy VFX, and background music is also very good. I would recommend it to watch it in your free time.

    Now the question is, why this movie was a flop on the box office? Maybe the reasons can be less promotion, early release on ott, average songs etc., whatever, but yes, it was a Bollywood gem.