The three actors make their bumbling cat-and-mouse game entertaining, and their superb performances distract the viewer from niggling questions of right and wrong.
Despite this “let’s toss everything into the cauldron and keep the pot boiling” approach to narrative, the storytelling has a tonal purity. The film is one of a kind – it also looks all of a piece.
The film starts off as a Spaghetti Western and ends on a sober, toothless note.
The anthology stops you in your tracks and makes you look around at the little things that matter.
P Vasu tries hard to capitalise on Aapthamitra’s success, but the effort falls flat.
The director is more interested in character than event, and she practically holds up an X-ray of her heroine’s soul.
With a tagline that reads, “The broken are different,” Bhinna is indeed different.
Sudeep as a wrestler looks great; the movie… not so much!
There’s not one actorly or directorly moment — there’s not one human moment. There is, however, plenty of unintentional comedy.
Virginia Rodrigues’s screen presence is unlike any other action star (Malashri, or the recent entrants, Ragini Dwivedi and Haripriya). Her no-nonsense avatar sits perfectly on her shoulders
This is neither a laugh-a-minute, race-against-the-clock like Bell Bottom (of which Haripriya is a part), nor is this set in a noirish world like Kavaludaari
For an actor who gained popularity by playing various versions of Devdas (portions of Gaalipata and Mugulu Nage, too), this could have been child’s play if Gubbi had allowed Ganesh to channelize his own energy instead of making him ape Vijay Sethupathi