Heroine, written and director by Madhur Bhandarkar has been released world wide on September 21, 2012. The much awaited film with Kareena Kapoor in the lead role supported by Arjun Rampal, Randeep Hooda and Rakesh Bapat, has opened into packed houses. The movie has gathered mixed to negative reviews from the viewers and critics.
Directed by Madhur Bhandarkar
Produced by Ronnie Screwvala
Screenplay by Anuraadha Tewari, Manoj Tyagi
Story by Madhur Bhandarkar
Starring Kareena Kapoor
Music by Salim-Sulaiman
Cinematography Mahesh Limaye
Here is what popular reviewers take on the film.
Commercial Kareena Kapoor's bravest film till date - Zee News (Read review)
Kareena is stunningly beautiful as Mahi, and gets many scenes that demand histrionics right. - DNA (Read review)
The foremost problem with Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine is that behind its gossamer exterior, it is weighed down by banalities that don't quite add up. - NDTV (Read review)
Despite an entertaining first half, thanks to all the unintentional laughs, Heroine slips into a slush of melodrama post interval. By this point, it feels interminably long and boring. - IBN Live (Read review)
There's nothing innovative about Madhur Bhandarkar's Heroine - Rediff (Read review)