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Yamla Pagla Deewana 2: Critics' Reviews

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After delivering hits like Apne and Yamla Pagla Deewana, the Deols are now back with the season's much-awaited sequel to the 2011 blockbuster YPD, that released today. Directed by Sangeeth Sivan, Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 features Sunny Deol, Dharmendra, Bobby Deol and Neha Sharma in the leads. Like its prequel, Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 is an enjoyable and an out-an-out entertainer.

Ever since the sequel was announced, there has been quite a buzz over this film. But unfortunately, the film did not live up to the high expectations of the critics and viewers. No wonder, Yamla Pagla Deewana unexpectedly turned out a major hit, but the sequel seems have disappointed many.

Though Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 can boast of some genuine fun, on the whole, the films disappoints us big time with a few cheesy and meaningless dialogues. The movie has mostly received negative rating from the critics. Click on the slider to know what critics say about the movie...

Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama (2 Stars)

YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA-2 rides on the star power of the Deols and of course, its brand. That may attract the spectators initially. But, eventually, it's the content that does the talking and in this case, the lackluster script plays a spoilsport.

Gayatri Sankar, Zee News (2 Stars)

Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 has action aplenty, but terribly fails to impress. Even Einstein (the orangutan) fails to cast his charm.

Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV (1 And Half Stars)

Like all Indian films these days, Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 starts with a disclaimer asserting that no animals were hurt during the shoot. Isn't the poor orangutan an animal? It must be terribly 'hurt' at being treated with such disdain by mankind.

Mohar Basu, Koimoi (2 Stars)

Samir Karnik's YPD was an outright entertainer. But with this one, Sangeeth Sivan uses the same formula and does nothing extraordinary with it. The slapstick comedy along with typical Punjabi-burrrah-action fails to leave any impression at all.

Dhiren Trivedi, Bollywood Life (3 Stars)

On the whole, YPD2 is a fun-filled popcorn entertainer that provides double the mazaa, double the fun, double the treat and, of course, triple the Deols! So go catch this crazy, action packed, mischievous ride.

Oneindia (2 Stars)

Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 boasts of some hilarious moments. But, on the whole, things go overboard and a few cheesy, meaningless dialogues tend to shatter all your high expectations.

Gaurav Malani, The Times Of India

If the thought of watching Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol in the same frame is the reason why you are looking forward to this film, you are strongly recommended to watch the first part instead. Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 is not half as funny as its prequel!

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