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Jab Harry Met Sejal Reviews by Critics: Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer has received poor reviews so far. The average rating is 2.5 which is low for a romantic film.

  • Postive: 3
  • Neutral: 3
  • Negative: 5
  • Avg Rating: 2.55/5

JHMS Review by Gulf News

Rating: 2.5/5

The cinematography that highlights the beauty of a handful European countries is pleasing to watch. But we wish that all that energy and love was devoted to developing a cracking love story. Watch this film if you are strictly a Shah Rukh Khan or Anushka Sharma fan. Others will hesitate to put a ring on this romantic comedy.

JHMS Review by NDTV

Rating: 2/5

Harry seeks true love. Sejal, too, is on a voyage of discovery. Do they get what they are looking for? Not a chance in hell. So flabby is this flighty film that it moves only in hops and skips. It never really takes off. Jab Harry Met Sejal is cinema’s equivalent of a shiny bauble that glitters wholly in vain. Watch it only if you fancy a vicarious romp through Europe with an off-colour megastar trying hard to get going.

JHMS Review by Khaleej Times

Rating: 2.5/5

‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ is shot in the beautiful locations of Prague, Berlin, Holland, Amsterdam. So, while you are lost wondering where the movie is heading, the scenic beauty keeps you hooked. The movie goes through its ebb and flow, and all you can do is enjoy the good bits, till they last. So, if you are a fan of the leading actors or have a Sufi heart, go watch this movie.

JHMS Review by Masala

Rating: 2/5

Jab Harry Met Sejal is a film you want to like but when you see the ‘Babe becoming Babita’ formula repeated yet again, you wonder why a filmmaker, known for his progressive, unusual films succumbs to clichés like this one. I go back to the sublime Rockstar that ended with a Sufi quote – ‘Beyond good and bad, there is a field, I will meet you there’. This film espouses the beautiful thought of  ‘Home is a Person’ . Wish the script went beyond these one-liners and took us on a unique journey with a Geet or a Jordan instead of this been-there-done-that European tour.

JHMS Review by Times of India

Rating: 3/5

Sound advice here would be that you actually buy yourself a tour ticket to Europe and soak in the sights for real. But, if you want to settle for a cheaper option of touring the continent inside a cinema hall, buy yourself a JHMS ticket and get transported to the land of make-believe captured indulgently by cinematographer K U Mohanan, with the added advantage of a Punjabi `munda’ playing your friend, philosopher, lover and guide.

JHMS Review by Taran Adarsh

Rating: N/A

One Word: Unimpressive. Good performances… Stunning locales… Bland and boring screenplay… Too many songs. With SRK-Anushka, Imtiaz Ali could’ve hit the ball out of the park with a solid script. Sadly, he loses this golden opportunity.

JHMS Review by KoiMoi

Rating: 3.5/5

Jab Harry Met Sejal is a film where I wanted to give out few spoilers so you should read and go watch the film. But, I can’t. Take this as a sign and don’t miss this beautiful journey of life with Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma. Overall this film is something shouldn’t be missed especially by people who digest romantic dramas well.

JHMS Review by Bollywood Life

Rating: 3.5/5

Imtiaz Ali’s vision and SRK’s passion for romance is truly a lethal combination that lights up every single frame of the film. Jab Harry Met Sejal is all heart and deserves a watch for Shah Rukh and Anushka‘s crackling chemistry that takes the film to another level. Imtiaz Ali’s this journey is definitely worth the price of your ticket.

JHMS Review by Hindustan Times

Rating: 2/5

Jab Harry Met Sejal is absolutely banal with some hummable tunes. It’s a big disappointment to see Shah Rukh Khan returning to his comfort zone and yet not performing at the top of his powers. Pritam’s songs can do some patchwork, but nothing can rescue this 143-minute of lethargic storytelling. I haven’t found what I was seeking, looks like you won’t either.

JHMS Review by Mid-day

Rating: 2.5/5

Jab Harry Met Sejal’ has a few genuinely ‘cool’ encounters between the lovers. But these are too spaced out and too far in-between to engage us in the couple’s destined marriage. What clutters the corridors of this posh-looking touristic ‘vilaayat-darshan’ are the winking flirty exchanges which lead nowhere. A big disappointment for both the fans of Shah Rukh Khan and Imtiaz Ali. They both need to think about what to do next. In separate rooms, please.

JHSM Review by Bollywood Hungama

Rating: 2/5

On the whole, JAB HARRY MET SEJAL has its moments. But the film is riddled with cliches and flaws that takes the film down, thanks to the poor script. At the box office, the film might have a good weekend but will struggle in the weekdays and in Week 2.



  1. nahiiiiiiiii ya movie flop nahi ho sakti……please isko bacha lo……kuch to karo fan ka record ka liya …..from buddha khan

    • Devansh tiwari Reply

      Negative reviews ke baad mein to nhi jaaonga movie dekhne
      Thnx bollyarena…

      • Some Srkian were saying it will give tough competition to dangal
        Now their aim shifter to fan lifetime collection

    • 90cr lifetime in India…
      8-10m in overseas …
      verdict — disaster

      • Some pagal docter was saying to make its sequel as it is already hit
        I respect his thought and I will suggest some movie title also like
        Jab bakra met bakri
        Jab hakla met bahri
        Jab srk met johar

    • akshay k fan. akshay ko bolo phle itna collection kr k btye 1st day p. jhms 130 hit hone ko lgrh h. shyad tk ho b jaye agr yehe akshay ko lgta 130 hit hone ko to ek movie hit nh jati uski low budget movie bana k hit krta or star h bolte wo . isse acha to ranveer h bajirao mastani jaisi high budget bana k hit kiya dilwale k smne bt akshay ye b nh krskta h. 100 to gir gir k krta h wo b ache review rh to wrna wo b mushkl or rhi ovrseas k bat to uska bhul he jao. or ake khans se takkr lere h. phele bol usko Ranveer n ranbir ki brabri kre. chhota star h chhota he movie banayega shi h.

      • akshay ki movie itna nahi kamati. .. jitna kamati hai na… movie ki budget se triple hota hai samjha. .. gadhaa…
        aur haan.. jab akshay ki movie aati hai.. aisi review nhi milta,…. dont believe.. wait.. 7days to go he’s coming!

      • Let’s see TEPK… Don’t you think, it will earn more than JHMS?

    • Arey ! Nahi bhai . Tubelight k fuss hone ka record historic hai . Usko koi nahi tod skta .
      Yrr eid pe disaster dena aasan kam nahi . Yeh kaam sirf sallu ki kr skta hai.

  2. I am surprised to see that taran chachu didn’t give 4 star
    Jhms ka khel sirf 7 Aug tak chalega uske baad full crash which will be benefited by tepk

  3. thakur sahab Reply

    M biggest fan of srk….maine abi abi movie dekhi…m totally bore yar…bkwas movie h….
    Jo role 25-35 years k kisi actor ko krna chahiye tha…wo srk ne kiya …pta nhi q
    Itna hone k bad b srk apne aap ko change nhi kr paya….to aage kya krega…srk over…finish…
    Maine pta nhi q dekhi ye movie…ab to srk ka fan khte huye b sharam aati h

  4. thakur sahab Reply

    Career past pe nhi…present pe chlta h….or srk abhi b past m jee rha h…..|

    • Mahaveer@pk.ak Reply


      tu etna kb se badal gya ??

      vese shi bola tune ….srk ko past me nhi jina chahiye…

      par…Rajnikant b to Jawani ka roll krta hi h na

      • thakur sahab Reply

        Ha krta h lekin….uski stories uss pr fit baithti h….or wo iss age m apni movies m love stories nhi bnata…or south m actors ka apna apna standard h….or jyadatr action movies bnti h…

        Lekin ab to srk ka khud ka koi standard hi nhi rha….to ab mujhe nhi lgta ki srk future m tik payega kbhi…..qki srk ki next movie b love story…or wo bkwas hi hogi….or iss age m love story krna ….bkwas h….

        Or vaise ab to khud ko srk ka fan khna b acha nhi lgta…

        Bhad m srk

  5. Awesome movie …..critics are wrong…ain’t got their paycheck I think….go for it lovely movie

  6. Maza a gaya sare jabra fans come me fan ko to cross karo hakla fans

  7. Now where is vishal 11 August ko theatre is out because Akshay is arriving to rule August just like he ruled in 2008 by Sik, 2016 by Rustom

  8. Just saw the movie yaaro saridon tablet leke jao bakwas movie except performances,cinematography and locations save yo money srk plz dont try such kind of movies from next time kya hua aap ke movie selection ko another flop for srk and buget is too high so recovery is impossible tuesday se collections will be down may gain some collection on monday due to rakhi otherwise disaster hoga….

  9. Great movie..good direction and awesome acting in the movie.
    Since this movie is a romantic genre people expecting collection like masala movies which totatly unfair.
    Masala movies are adventurous in nature which give thrills whereas romantic movies are emotional in nature which take time to grow.
    Masala is like whiskey..Romantic is wine.

  10. Good reviews are comming very sad to to few critics who give positive revies to HNY bashing JHMS film may not commercial but worth watching, Masterpiece for class lover

  11. I will never follow or care of critics.any person when watching movie in theatre they are the right deciders to say about any movie.actually these critics are responsible of destroying bollywood.they are part of mafia just demanding money for writing good krk.taran adarsh.komal nehta and some others.just one word.outstanding movie

  12. Going from the reviews, apparently it seems that Imtiaz Ali ruined it and SRK is equally responsible (or even more) for selecting such movie. My final view about movie after I watch it tomorrow.

  13. Nohur Hemant Reply

    JHMS Review by Taran Adarsh

    Rating: N/A

    One Word: Unimpressive. Good performances… Stunning locales… Bland and boring screenplay… Too many songs. With SRK-Anushka, Imtiaz Ali could’ve hit the ball out of the park with a solid script. Sadly, he loses this golden opportunity.

    maine kaha tha ki yeh movie thik nahin hain…. the last movie i saw for SRK was Chak DE india which really really derserves for SRK ,,,but after this SRK stardom is going down and down….

  14. Its a huge disappointment for Imtiaz Ali. His worst film ever. No specific characterization of any character. No good story and screenplay. Performance is fine but its like a designed cherry on a tasteless cake.

  15. bollywood arena aur bhi nagative reviews aaye hai usko bhi add kijia iss me like indian express 1.5/5

  16. thakur sahab Reply

    Agr ye movie 100 crore kya 10000 crore b kr jaye to b m ise best nhi khunga……qki isme best vali koi bat nhi h….|
    Maine socha yar…srk ne iss bar kuch htke kiya hoga..sayad kuch acha ho….but naa to kuch new tha or naa hi kuch different… so best hone ki bat hi dur h….
    Or srk 52 years ka hoke b apne past se nikal nhi paya…abhi b past pr hi tika hua h….I understand ki srk ka aage kya hoga…hona kya h ab to age ho gyi…time over…
    So apne aap ko srk ka biggest fan khne se kuch nhi hine vala..|

  17. Don of Dictators Reply

    How can this movie get negative reviews and why everybody is saying it is bad movie when i checked its imdb which is 9.3 and after 1 hour it becomes 9
    2 cases ho sakte hai
    1 imdb par jhms ki nahi kisi aur movie ki rating dikhayi ho
    2 sabne jhms ki jagah dilwale dekh li ho

    • Mahaveer@pk.ak Reply


      bhai vo sab Srk k paid fan ki rating h , vo b bina movie dekhe

  18. Don of Dictators Reply

    Imdb kisi bhi actor ya kisi bhi movie ki side nahi leta vo achchi films ko zyada rating deta hai aur crap movies ko kam
    I am talking about when anybody search imdb of movies then on top of webpage that movie name appears and below there is rating of stars with thousands of votes
    Shawshank redemption has 9.3 imdb rating with 1800000+ votes

    • Mahaveer@pk.ak Reply

      Are bhai mere @don

      1400 logo ki voting pe ye Rating h…

      mtlb srk k 1400 fans ne hi ese Rate kiya h…

      kyoki movie Release k time sirf Fan log hi rating dete h ….

      jese jese commen man ese Rating dega…..vese vese eski Rating km hogi…

      or 6 k aas pass aajayegi😇😇😇

    • bhai 1 week ke baad imdb check kiya jata hai. . pehli hi din se nahi…

    • O bhai market p naye ho kya.
      Check IMDB rating of Gunday movie, some partial paid ppl give it 1 rating. I watched Gunday it was bad movie but no way it was a 1/10 rating movie being bad it deserve 3-4/ 10.
      So dont try to protect IMDB, try to protect SRK career

  19. Bhai…ab IMDB pe rating 9 se 8.6 ho gayi hai

    Aage aagae dekhte ja…jitne log vote karenge Rating utni hi aur niche jayegai

  20. .. audiences have lost faith in SRKs film.. he somehw manages to delivers one film worse then the other…
    He is now out of the khan race.. sorry SRK fans..

  21. Hello Guyz, After my 3 highly appreciated review this is my 4th review

    Jab harry met sejal

    Performance good.
    Music Good
    Everythng is pathetic.
    First half is tolerable some how.
    Locations are excellent
    whats’ bad – There is not a single character apart from harry and sejal ( harry’s frnd and a don have very little to do)
    movie will open at 15 approx and will fall flat or saturday mark my words
    sunday will bhi better
    Monday will be either like saturday but below than friday ( due to raksha bandhan)
    Tuesday below 6
    and there will be a free fall
    Rating 1.5 ( loved hawaiyen as a audio only)
    I will be back with toilet ek prem katha.

  22. @abhijit mera nam use Kya kar rha hai guys he is fake main hoon Abhijeet

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