Shamitabh (Hindi Tamil) Movie Review Rating – Dhanush Amitabh

Star Cast : Amitabh Bachchan,Dhanush,Abhishek Sood,Akshara Haasan
Director : R. Balki
Producers : Sunil Lulla,R. Balki,Rakesh Jhunjhunwala,R. K. Damani,Amitabh Bachchan,Abhishek Bachchan,Sunil Manchanda,Shobha Kapoor,Ekta Kapoor,Dhanush
Screenplay : R. Balki
Story : R. Balki
Music Director & Background Music : Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography : P. C. Sreeram
Editor : Hemanti Sarkar
Production Company : Hope Productions,Amitabh Bachchan Corporation,Wunderbar Films,Balaji Motion Pictures
Distribution Company : Eros International MAD Entertainment Ltd
Release Date : February 6, 2015
Language : Hindi/Tamil Budget : 40 Crores 

Shamitabh (Hindi/Tamil) Movie Review Rating

R Balki who is known for his innovative film narration has directed Cheeni Kum and Paa in his career which ended up as huge commercial hits along with critically acclaimed movies. Both the movies featured Amitabh Bachchan in the main lead and now Balki is back with his latest movie Shamitabh. The movie has been in news from the day it has been launched as the movie has Amitabh Bachchan,Dhanush and Akshara Haasan in the main leads.

The theatrical trailer of the movie created huge sensation and increased the expectations on the movie. Ilayaraja composed the music for this comedy drama and the movie has been produced by Sunil Lulla, R Balki, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, RK Damani,Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sunil Manchanda, Shoba Kapoor, Ektha Kapoor and Dhanush.The movie is about a common man Dhanush who aspires and dreams big. He works hard to achieve his goal as a movie actor.

Shamitabh Trailer Talk and Music Review

Shamitabh is one of the most awaited movies of Bollywood because of R Balki who directed two sensible and critically acclaimed movies in the past. The movie has been most awaited also because of the cast which includes Big B Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush in the main leads. Kamal Haasan’s younger daughter Akshara Haasan is making her debut as the female lead in the movie.

The released theatrical trailer has created huge impact on the audience and the expectations over the film have reached the peaks. The content in the trailer has been too much interesting and Amitabh has been shown with beard and a drunkard. The proved actors have been elevated so much reveals the trailer. The audio of the film composed by Ilayaraja has been on the top of the music charts ever since the audio has been released.

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Shamitabh Censor Report

As the movie is a comedy drama, there have some words used that crossed the limits and the censor board has cut those as per the rules of the newly constituted Censor Board. The Censor Board has awarded the film with U/A certificate removing the swear words. R Balki expressed his happiness with the Censor board and he revealed that the board has been delighted after watching the film and they passed the movie with U/A after some minor cuts which they felt were needed.

Shamitabh Theatre List

Shamitabh which has been the most awaited movie in the recent times is having a huge release all over the world. The movie will be released in Hindi and Tamil languages all over in over 1000 screens. The movie is having a huge release overseas as Balki’s past movies have done very well over there. Amitabh Bachchan who has a huge fan base is also a reason. Dhanush who has scored some back to back hits is adding heat for the movie.

10 facts about Shamitabh

  • Amitabh Bachchan plays a strange and rude behavior actor and he he was constantly drinking while shooting.
  • Shamitabh story came to Director Balki when he was stuck in the traffic while he come to Amitabh’s 69th birthday
  • Danush second film in Bollywood Shamitabh after raanjhanaa movie.Actually Shah Rukh Khan was offered the role and in fact the film’s title came from the acronym of Shah Rukh and Amitabh Bachchan. But SRK didn’t accept for it.
  • Akshara Haasa the youngest daughter of Kamal Hassan and Sarika’s first film in her career.
  • So many top bollywood directors are came to guest appearance character in this movie,they are Anurag Basu, Raj Kumar Hirani, Karan Johar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Mahesh Bhatt and Gauri Shinde
  • Actress Rekha makes a cameo appearance in the film as herself.
  • Abhishek Bachchan has special appearance in this movie .
  • Rajinikanth’s son-in-law Danush and and Kamal Haasan’s youngest daughter Akshara Haasa share the same screen for this movie.
  • This is 3rd film for Director Balki and also third time working with Ilayaraja and Amitabh Bachchan
  • Shamitabh is the first Indian film to be shot in Lapland, Helsinski.

Shamitabh Movie Story

Amitabh for the first time in the file Shamitabh, will play along with south star Dhanush. In the movie Dhanush will play a mute and deaf character, Amitabh will play the man who will be his voice. The film has been shot in beautiful locales of Mumbai, Goa and Ooty.

Shamitabh is the Story of a mute bus conductor who aspires to become a bollywood hero.Heroine Akshara Hassan helps him for achieve it.Amitabh Lend his voice for Dhanush by using some technology.The rest of the Story turns around new character Shamitabh and rise and fall of him.

Performances :

Dhanush did very well acting in Shamitabh movie,he carried all emotions with out any trouble.He makes very fun with out single dialogues.He again impressed the bollywood audience with his performance and Talent.

Amitabh’s has very important role in this film even though it is limited.

Akshara Hassan won’t seem to be her debut film as she performed long scenes without any problem.


Director Balki has failed to deliver great film even with such great starcast.Screenplay is very bad for this movie and editing is also not good.

Plus Points :


First Half


Minus Points :


Second half

Will I Recommend : Yes

Final Verdict : Must Watch For Awesome Acting

Rating : 3.0/5.0

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