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Torbaaz (2020)  Dr. Naseer Khan (Sanjay Dutt) of the Indian Army returns to Afghanistan five years after he had lost his loved ones to a terror attack. A chance meeting with a bunch of kids from a refugee camp reignites his zest for life and the passion to give back to society by honing the cricketing skills of the aforementioned children.: Even after all these years, the pangs of separation are so intense that Dr. Khan sits at Delhi airport – all set to fly to Afghanistan, when the authorities announce his name for final boarding – but the dejected man in him lies to the ground staff, saying, “I have lost my boarding pass,” as the torn piece of paper sits comfortably next to him. Such is his fear of the place and the melancholic memories attached to them.His wife and son were blown up by a suicide bomber in Kabul, where he was holding a post at the Indian Embassy –who also happened to be a 10-year-old child.Despite the trauma, he visits the adoption function of a refugee camp dedicated to kids who do are burdened by misfortune and despair at a tender age and takes it upon himself to change the fate of these helpless individuals through the game of cricket..
Filmibeat.com  (Jan 10, 2021)
Rating:  2.5/5

In one of the scenes in the film, a young kid named Baaz tells Sanjay Dutt's character Naseer, "Yeh humara vaada hai, hum tumko haarne nahin dega." While the bachcha gang puts in their best efforts to make the film soar high in the sky, the flight is cut .

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Rediff.com  (Jan 10, 2021)
Rating:  2/5

Torbaaz is a well-intended movie, but suffers from step-fatherly treatment that doesn't quite let you feel the emotions. Torbaaz is streaming on Netflix..

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Koimoi.com  (Jan 10, 2021)
Rating:  2/5

Overall, Torbaaz can be skipped because it doesn’t deliver the intense message with the intensity it deserved..

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Indiatoday.in  (Jan 10, 2021)
Rating:  2/5

Torbaaz can be extremely entertaining for people who thrive on emotions. But for those who also require facts nicely imbibed in the writing, it can be disappointing. If you can easily sail through the initial half-hour of Torbaaz, we guarantee that you wi.

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Bollywoodhungama.com  (Jan 10, 2021)
Rating:  2/5

On the whole, TORBAAZ rests on a fine idea and tells an important story. But the poor direction ruins it all. Disappointing..

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Indianexpress.com  (Jan 10, 2021)
Rating:  1.5/5

The film’s end credits tell us that many members of the Afghanistan cricket team have emerged from similar tough circumstances. This could have been such an inspiring tale, but the loose plot, chock full of colourless characters, meanders minus focus..

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Timesofindia.indiatimes.com  (Jan 10, 2021)
Rating:  2/5

A film on such a delicate subject, and with a veteran actor like Sanjay Dutt, could have created a marvellous cinematic experience for all those tearjerker loyalists out there. Sadly, it ends being a ho-hum story lacking gravitas..

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