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Saaho (2019) SAAHO is the story of a mysterious man on a mission. The foreign city of Waaji is ruled by gangsters and criminals and the biggest of them is Roy (Jackie Shroff). He cleverly manages to get the approval of an Indian minister, Ramaswamy (Tanikella Bharani) for a hydro project in India. He then reaches Mumbai and this is where he’s killed in a road accident. His son Vishwank (Arun Vijay) then takes over, which angers Devraj (Chunky Panday) as he wants to sit on Rao’s throne. Meanwhile the Mumbai crime branch is investigating the death of Roy and other related crimes. The case is handed over to Ashok Chakravarthy (Prabhas), a macho and extremely intelligent officer. He insists that Amritha Nair (Shraddha Kapoor) is also made a part of his team after he gets smitten by her photograph. While scanning the CCTV footage, they come across a mysterious person (Neil Nitin Mukesh) who they believe is a suspect. In the absence of evidence though, he can’t be arrested. Ashok however manages to speak to him and finds out that he’s hunting for a black box which can be used to access the wealth left by Roy in Waaji. Not just this chap but even Vishwank is trying to find the black box, which is hidden in Mumbai. He sends his associate Kalki (Mandira Bedi) who for some reason secures the box but instead of taking it to Waaji, she deposits it in a bank. When the mysterious person comes to get it, the cops who are already on his trial arrest him. However, the cops get a shock of their lives at this point when they realize they have a mole in their team. The mole runs away with the black box and this baffles not just the police force but also the gangsters of Waaji. What happens next forms the rest of the film..
Filmibeat.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  2.5/5

Prabhas jumps off skyscrapers, flies off the cliff, mows down beefy, bad guys and remains unscathed. Unfortunately, our desi Superman ends up facing defeat at the hands of a mediocre screenplay and direction, who turn out to be the main villains in 'Saaho.

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Koimoi.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  2/5

All said and one, Saaho is Prabhas’ Ra.One moment. Both the movies had amazing potential and failed to tap it. It’s a 350-crore worth of opportunity lost! You can watch it for the visuals. If the makers re-release it muting the dialogues, chopping out.

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Bollywoodlife.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  2.5/5

Saaho deserves a watch for its scale, action and leading man Prabhas. The Baahubali actor proves he is unbeatable when it comes to onscreen swag. It is disappointing that he is let down by some lazy writing and editing..

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Rediff.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  1/5

At one point, there’s a scene of Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor posing against a pair of statues with their brains set on fire. That, my fellow Saaho sufferer, are you and me. Come back in a while for the rest of this review..

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Gulfnews.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  2/5

While the action sequences set in Abu Dhabi, choreographed by Kenny Bates and the set designs by Sabu Cyril, are impressive, there’s little else going on for Saaho. Even a shirtless Prabhas gliding down a mountain like a superhero with gleaming torsos i.

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Filmfare.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  2.5/5

Saaho is too long a film at three hours. An hour could easily been chopped off without losing anything. Go for it if you're a die-hard Prabhas fan and like leave-your-brains-behind kind of action. Otherwise avoid..

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Bollywoodhungama.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  2.5/5

On the whole, SAAHO suffers from a lackadaisical script and a vacuous screenplay. At the box-office, it is bound to have a huge start and a good extended weekend due to tremendous hype and the fan following of the lead cast but will face obstacles post th.

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Firstpost.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  2/5

There are a lot of characters in Saaho, but except for Chunky Panday (who plays Devaraj), we barely get to know their backstories or motivations. Saaho is all about who is used as a pawn in a big game to claim the throne, but this is also a film which lea.

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Indianexpress.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  1.5/5

The rest, including the miscast Kapoor as a canny sleuthing cop, go by in a blur. Jackie Shroff is wasted in a brief cameo, and that’s a pity because he brings a loucheness to the table that no one else has. Bedi, costumed in gorgeous earth-coloured sar.

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Khaleejtimes.com  (Aug 30, 2019)
Rating:  2/5

Prabhas no doubt has the charisma and the swagger to make Saaho likeable. He plays it with enough gravitas to make us want to believe in him, but the script and action sequences are tailored to elicit jeers (or looks of horror/disbelief). At this point we.

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