Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur-starrer Jersey has hit theatres on April 22. While the remake Of the Telugu Film of the same name has received thumbs up from critics, the audience has given a mixed response to the latest Shahid Kapoor film. While some appreciated Kapoor’s performance as Arjun Talwar, others called for a total boycott of the film and said that they would support South Indian cinema instead of Bollywood.
A user wrote, “Shahid Kapoor hits a straight-six with his sports drama Jersey! The brilliant actor delivers a benchmark performance as he gets all of Arjun Talwar’s nuances on point.”
Another user wrote, “What an outstanding performance by Shahid Kapoor in Jersey. Has to be his career best. It’s an emotional ride and inspiring movie that teaches not to give up. Mrunal Thakur looked beautiful and also have acted well. Show love to this movie as well!”
Film critics and trade analysts Rohit Jaiswal and Sumit Kadel gave the film a 4-star and 3-and-a-half-star rating to the Shahid Kapoor film. Kadel wrote, “Soul-stirring saga of a father who goes unbouonded extent to fulfill his son wish. Film is loaded with gratifying emotional and dramatic moments. Shahid Kapoor’s act is UNRIVALLED which’ll remain special in his filmography. Gowtam Tinnanuri’s direction is top notch.”
Jaiswal called the film a “remarkable, extraordinary and a perfect film made on father and son relationship, brilliant in making, fabulous execution and a very emotional film.”
Jersey Movie Review by audience
Jersey is the Hindi remake of the Telugu film of the same name and has been written and directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri. This film charts the journey of a former cricketer who returns to the game after a long gap for his son’s wish for a jersey.
The film has been bankrolled by Allu Aravind, Dil Raju Production and Sithara Entertainments. Apart from Kapoor, this film features Mrunal Thakur, Pankaj Kapoor, Ronit Kamra, Geetika Mahendru, Shishir Sharma, Rudrashish Majumdar and Rituraj Singh in significant roles.