October Movie Review


Director Shoojit Sircar's film 'October' has been released. There is an emotional love story between Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu in this movie Which is different from other films. The film's screenplay was written by Juhi Chaturvedi. Let's see how this movie is?


Rating: 3.5/5

Release Date: 13 April 2018

Running Time: 1hrs 55mins

Starring: Varun Dhawan, Banita Sandhu, Gitanjali Rao


Plot: The story begins with Dan alias Danish(Varun Dhawan). He works as a trainee in a five-star hotel. Its specialty is that it does not take any work seriously in life. However, he dreams that he will start his own restaurant. When Dan's colleague Shiuli(Banita Sandhu) is in an accident and she is admitted to the ICU, Dan understands the purpose of his life. Shiuli lives in a coma and her mother Vidya Iyengar (Gitanjali Rao) lose hope that her daughter will get better. However, Dan is confident that he wants to live with Shiuli and she'll be okay. As the time passes, Shiuli's friends move forward in life. However, Dan cannot do this. He is confident that she will be okay with Shiuli one day. So will Dan's confidence be true? After the accident of Shiuli, what is the change in the life of Dan ?, Why the title of the film is kept October?


Acting: It seems initially that Varun Dhawan is not perfect for this role, but his filming and his dedication to the director can be clearly seen as the film is over. He has done enough justice to his character. Varun Dhawan has the idea that which is a good subject for him and for that he is fully supportive of the director. Newcomer Banita Sandhu had nothing to do special in the film. After the accident, she is found only in bed. However, when she got the chance she did a good job. Vidya Iyer has done a good job in Banita's mother's role.


Direction: Juhi Chaturvedi has a tremendous hold on the story of the film. She has worked hard on the screen, the director Shoojit Sircar has worked hard. Shoojit has made a film with confidence. It did not take help of melodrama and vulgarity because of it the story progresses gradually and after the Shiuli accident, the stability in her family's life has been very well represented.


Whether to watch or not: If you are a fan of Varun Dhawan and some different type of love stories then this movie is for you.


Other Ratings




Times Of India


Hindustan Times


The Indian Express



8.6/10 (1224 Votes)

Bollywood Hungama