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Wake Up Sid Review

Movie Name: Wake Up Sid
Actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rahul Khanna, Anupam Kher, Shikha Talsania, Supriya Pathak, Namit Das, Kashmira Shah, Rahul Pendkalkar, Shruti Bapna, Kainaz Modiwal
Director(s): Ayan Mukerji
Producer(s): UTV Motion Pictures, Dharma Productions

Editor Review: Wake Up Sid! Movie Review
The movie will definitely make you feel refreshed. A good movie after too many baseless movies in Bollywood. Youngster could easily relate to the story as it revolves around a college going boy. And for others it will remind them of their college days. Best performances by Ranbeer and Konkona. Wake Up Sid! one of the best movies of the year. A must watch.
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Many thought that Wake Up Sid! will be something lecture kind film or another non sense film by producer Karan Johar. But it' s not. Even if the story is predictable, it is captured in different manner. The movie will definitely make you feel refreshed. A good movie after too many baseless movies in Bollywood.

There was also a buzz that it' s a combination of Dil Chahata Hai and Lakshya. But do not compare it with any movie. Debutant director Ayan Mukerji has beautifully narrated the story of a college going boy, which you can absolutely relate to yourself or to someone you know. It will recall your college days of watching movies by bunking lectures, late night parties, long drives, endless chats with friends that stretched to dawn and many more sweet-bitter memories.

Before the release of the movie there was a question that whether Ranbeer Kapoor and Konkona Sen' s odd jodi will work? Well, it worked. Ranbeer once again proved himself as a superb actor. However the talented Konkona has delivered one more strong performance like she always does.

Wake Up Sid! depicts story of Siddharth aka Sid (Ranbir Kapoor), who is lazy, carefree, aimless and has nothing to do responsibly. But his life changes when he gives final exam of his college. He has two best friends Laxmi (Shikha Talsania) and Rishi (Namit Das). He rarely talks with his mother Sarita (Supriya Pathak), but takes father Ram Mehra (Anupam Kher) and his property for granted. However besides all the drawbacks, Sid is a sweet boy and a good friend.

Aisha Bannerjee played by Konkona Sen Sharma is a character completely opposite to Sid. She is ambitious, responsible and knows what she wants to do in life. She comes to Mumbai to fulfill her dream to become a writer. On her first day in Mumbai she meets Sid and so they become friends. Sid becomes her first friend in the city. Sid along with his little gang helps her to settle properly in Mumbai.

When Sid' s time was flying away in long drives and late night parties, Aisha is finding her place in the city. However some conditions make the ' noting to do' Sid to take charge of his life and be responsible. Aisha helps him to become responsible.

In all, Wake Up Sid! worth a watch. Absolutely a multiplex watch movie. The best part of the film is strong performances by Ranbeer and Konkona. No one else could have performed Sid' s character as Ranbeer did and Konkona seen so effortless to perform the incredible character. Veteran actors Anupam Kher and Supriya Pathak are as always wonderful. Shikha Talsania and Namit Das also acted well. However, Rahul Khanna gets less scope to explore his talent. Music by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy rocks and so the cinematography by Anil Mehta.

Wake Up Sid! one of the best movies of the year. A must watch.

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Wake Up Sid Reviews by Twitter Users:

Aagan reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 10:04:49Z

Delhi 6, New York, What' s Your Rashee, Kaminey and now Wake Up Sid... I guess the nominations for this year' s awards are already in place...

pallavi jadhav reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 09:53:45Z

Juz watched Wake Up Sid... awesome movie.... dunno y ppl not njoyin it much... may b not used 2 see odd couple lyk Ranbeer-Konkona.

Kimi Dangor reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 09:42:22Z

Wake Up Sid was a fun watch. They could' ve done without Koko darling though.

Nimit Jain reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 09:34:48Z

Watched ' Wake up sid" yday nite... i loved the movie... gr8 work!

Sunny Rajani reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 09:20:11Z

Recently watched Wake Up Sid... Loved the movie for the way a simple concept is scripted brilliantly! Kudos to Ayan and Karan Johar.

sudheernarayan reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:48:45Z

Wake up sid lives up to its name. Turn out to be a WUS...

sudheernarayan reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:48:13Z

Wake Up Sid happened yesterday. Super boring. People had to say " Wake up sudheer" by the end of the movie. zzzz...

Anurag Sharma reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:39:00Z

Just watched wake up sid...nice movie...:)

Lavina Hasija reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:37:58Z

Recommends " Wake up Sid" to everyone. Great work done by Ayan. Way to go!! :)

a reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:32:24Z

Enjoyed WAKE UP SID totally from the first to the last frame....Ranbir can so hold his own ....his expressions are classic!!!

Ritesh reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:29:51Z

Can' t compare both buddy.. Soccer, Inglorious Bestards and Wake Up Sid... all three different genres of entertainment !!!

salil sharma reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:17:48Z

Wake Up Sid is good! Must watch.

Shamil reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:16:21Z

Watched Wake Up Sid.... didnt wake the lion up.. Purrrr.. Meow!!!

Chirantan Mandal reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:13:04Z

Watching ' Wake Up Sid' . Loving it till now (half-time). Konkona reminds me of Kajol. Not pretty but looks beautiful in all roles she plays!

Kiran Kulkarni reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:09:09Z

After Great Musical Hit Dev D, Amit Trivedi Rocked Iktara Song in Wake up Sid. Amazing composition by Amit Trivedi. Do listen to Iktara.

Shamil reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 08:01:40Z

Goin to watch Wake Up Sid... to wake the lion in me... ROAR!!!!

eMeNeF reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 07:47:26Z

' Iktara' from Wake up SId is an addictive song....listening in rewind mode...

mahesh choudhary reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 07:31:39Z

Konkona Sen: hey I just seen Wake Up Sid, its too good n you are lukin awesome..

anju reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 07:31:23Z

Konkana Sen: Loved the movie Wake Up Sid. In fact, all ur portrayals in movies are always par excellence. Keep up the good work.

Poonam Sharma reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 07:26:07Z

Yes, I liked Wake Up Sid despite d fact that it was a predictable story. I loved the treatment and the subtle play of emotions.

Ramya Pandyan reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 07:21:29Z

Wake Up Sid: Disappointing ending but watchable flick. Ranbir born superstar & not just becos hes cute. Bollywood is growing up.

Joseph Radhik reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:59:52Z

Why does Wake Up Sid' s OST have only 5 proper tracks while the movie has so many more!

neerja pande tiwari reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:58:02Z

Anyone here left who hasnt seen Wake up Sid? Good movie, good songs. Easy on the eyes. Easy on the ears.

Naveen Murali reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:56:57Z

No matter who liked it or not and no matter what the reviews say, I loved Wake Up Sid! And I say, you too would. Definitely a one-time watch :)

Heena reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:51:14Z

Wake Up Sid jus rock.... n Konkana Sen did so superb job.. really d movie like freashness whn u wake up nd nd feel d freash new morning...

Varun Rajaram reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:46:51Z

Wake Up Sid. Dull drab.Wake up Ayan Mukherjee.

sanilcg reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:40:25Z

I slept watching Wake Up Sid :D Some called me and told wake up Sanil.. anyways it has nothing to do with the film I njyed 2nd half :D

Bollywood Gossip reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:31:22Z

Ranbir Kapoor' s clothes in Wake up Sid to be auctioned...

Sumedha Kala reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:30:26Z

I think WAKE UP SID is a muvie which v al can relate 2........ a must watch guys..

anuppendse reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:29:59Z

Saw Wake Up Sid - good movie, Ranbir and Konkna just fabulous.

shantu sharma reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:23:53Z

Hi Karan! I watched Wake Up Sid yesterday and found it quite refreshening and sweet. Congrats fr making a no-nonsense film!!

Afan Khan reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:13:16Z

Wake Up Sid- a refreshin offset frm d fake desi movies.....

Shital reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:10:01Z

Box Office Report: Audiences wake up to Sid over Govinda' s disturbance.

Tilak Pattnaik reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 06:07:27Z

Watched it in R-city mall. Went the nxt day to w Wake Up Sid. Anothr extrmly well made movie.Will brng a smile to yr face :)

Karan Sharma reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 05:55:51Z

Saw Wake Up Sid da other day, Ranbir wore a T vch said ' incredible hulk' . I bought tht one last summer.. he he

bhavesh sharma reviewed on 2009-10-07 at 05:36:51Z

Wake Up Sid was nice.

Shailja Gupta reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 12:06:52Z

Wake up sid : An earnest and refreshing movie by a young first time director. Subtle acting.

Shailja Gupta reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 12:06:52Z

Wake up sid : An earnest and refreshing movie by a young first time director. Subtle acting.

Gaurang Soni reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 12:06:48Z

Wake Up Sid.. Nice movie. Please go for watch this movie, music also good.

Kriti Maheshwari reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 12:06:32Z

Just saw Wake Up Sid... awesum muvi...!!

Raghu Chaitanya reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:55:50Z

Thinks ' Wake up Sid' is ok. Wonders if everything is so perfect and easy in real life. Is a tad disappointed wid WUS overall!

Ankit reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:50:32Z

Wake up Sid- the debutant directorial venture of Ayan mukherji speaks volume of the ways and the life of the new generation.

vivek.chinchalkar reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:48:40Z

Just finished watching " Wake Up Sid" ... loved it.

makankshi agrawal reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:38:32Z

Watched ' Wake Up Sid!' ... It wz ok!!.... loved d track " Iktara" .

Aagan reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:23:20Z

Konkona Sen: loved u in Wake Up Sid...... d film was verrrrrrrrrrrrrrrry nice..... n hey I was watching Dosor n cudnt help liking u more.....

Arlene Parker reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:20:51Z

" Wake up Sid" gets two very enthusiastic thumbs up.

Sangeetha Kodithala reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:17:33Z

What' s this frenzy over Wake Up Sid? Am I missing something? Isn' t it another stupid, flashy, no-brain B-wood movie?

Aagan reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:17:10Z

Wake up Sid was awesome....d last 5mins or so were typical melodrama but loved d film.....Konkona was looking just so beautiful.....

Snehil Hridaya reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:13:38Z

Watched - Wake up Sid yesterday.... Cool Movie :-)

sami khan reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:11:42Z

So Wake Up Sid show was superb nd u r an HR student how is it for BBA ny idea?

Santosh Iyer reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:11:35Z

Wake Up Sid...... well Sid woke up but I slept.

Dsk reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:09:22Z

Laksya + Luck By Chance = Wake Up Sid..... not bothering to watch....

sami khan reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 11:03:47Z

Konkona Sen: I think im crazy abut ur acting after Wake Up Sid. U were sizzling with Ranbir. Ur expression when he says I' m sick of u is wow...

atul kharate reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:58:56Z

Great cutty mast work in Wake Up Sid. Konkona Sen n specially expressions in Iktara...

Nina Nair reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:58:17Z

Watched Wake Up Sid on Sat... such a cute movie!!! Ranbir' s a dahhling!!!

Mrinal Roushan reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:55:48Z

Awesome weekend at Bangalore.. Old college friends + Concert at IIMB + Wake up Sid + Roaming around = Lots of fun!!

Riki M reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:47:24Z

Wake Up Sid is refreshing.Ranbir has delivered the goods pretty well..now Rishi can claim his son to be a rising star.

Anumita Raj reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:44:22Z

On another Wake Up Sid note, I love Rahul Khanna!!! Love, love, love him!!

Anumita Raj reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:43:47Z

Dude, I really loved Wake Up Sid, but even I thought that the whole him wearing her clothes (as opposed to vice versa) was dumb!

Geetanjali reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:41:43Z

Totally loved Wake Up Sid!

Vicky aka Vikash reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:39:26Z

WAKE UP SID was DAm gooD..

Diptosh Majumdar reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:39:07Z

Wake Up Sid is good, though not excellent.

Chaitanya_PBK reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:36:23Z

Listening to " Wake up Sid" God!! the songs make me go crazy : ) Shankar mahadevan is gifted for his voice m: )

Greg Chappell reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:30:26Z

Konkona Sen: watched wake up sid yesterday nice fun movie liked your role...

nidhi reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:20:15Z

Watched Wake Up Sid..love the character of Ranbir..and his friend Laxmi.. :) must a dekko

Pradeep Prabhu reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:17:42Z

Watched Wake up Sid over the weekend...... doesn' t recommend it to any body.... I guess its time B' wood gets some new story lines.......

IP reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:13:20Z

SEL did another fantastic job with WAKE UP SID... keep the good work going guys !!!

priyanka mistry reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:10:40Z

Wake Up Sid was sooo much cutely cooool...

Snigdha Singhal reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:02:52Z

Highly recommended: Wake Up Sid

Charan Deep Singh reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 10:02:07Z

Wake Up Sid... Okayish movie but ranbir excels his past performances... movie is uber cool.. but its no Dil Chahta Hai.....

Swanand Pagnis reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:53:06Z

Wake Up Sid should be renamed as " Wake Me Up When You Are Done Sid" .

Neha Bagoria reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:52:59Z

Wake Up Sid - A movie that makes sense. Worth watching.

Aurosikha Mohapatra reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:50:21Z

Wake Up Sid has woke me up... really need to decide something.

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Juzzz saw Wake Up Sid........ kinda a nice movie.....!!! average one...!!!

Gaurav Laghate reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:43:29Z

Wake Up Sid.... nothing great

additiyom reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:42:50Z

Wake Up Sid!! very decently simple and cute...one could watch it without thinking too much.

priyendra kumar nath reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:36:52Z

Wake Up Sid!!!! cool movie.....

Rehan Hashmi reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:36:34Z

Wake Up Did.. nice one.. songs r the best part. MNIK is the one to watch.

rahul sharma reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:36:22Z

Wake Up Sid is like a fresh breathe of air..... loved it :)

Shweta Tomar reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:31:51Z

Thumbs up to Wake up Sid...

Lalitha Suhasini reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:27:38Z

Liked ' Iktara' a lot more when I saw Wake Up Sid. Sometimes or mebbe most times tracks need to get out there....

Nikhil Aggarwal reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:23:38Z

Wake Up Sid is really a lovely movie but was a little slow in the first half which lost interest for the second half.

kishlaya misra reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:21:54Z

So much buzz around Wake up sid as a movie seemed ludicrous, staple story with unamusing direction, very predictable very typical Blywud movie...

Rajeev R reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:17:32Z

Konkona Sen: Saw Wake Up Sid... the film lagged a bit but u performed well.

Gaurav Sood reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:15:14Z

Watched Wake Up Sid without the ending due to lots of hurry and almost ended up being stranded (we almost missed the last bus back 2 hostel).

Srini Raghunathan reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:11:57Z

Thought " Wake Up Sid" was a nice way to finish the weekend. Different film - defly worth a watch.

Vipin JJ reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 09:07:38Z

Wake Up Sid - cute :-)

chitra unnithan reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 08:58:20Z

Savoured Wake Up Sid!

Aarti Contractor reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 08:50:51Z

Watched ' Wake Up Sid' yesterday..... Simply loved the movie. Ranbir' s really done a good job! :)

Divya Rakesh reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 08:49:04Z

3 days and 3 movies... ' Do Knot Disturb' is pathetic... Wake Up Sid' is good and UP(3D) is cute...

Sameer reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 08:48:06Z

Saw Wake Up Sid on this Saturday. Very boring! 1/5.

Mohak Gambhir reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 08:40:27Z

Wake Up Sid was pretty interesting. A story-retold many times, but this time for the current generation. Could have been paced better. 7/10

Maheshwer Peri reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 08:38:28Z

Wake Up Sid rocks...

niravj reviewed on 2009-10-05 at 08:25:21Z

Saw ' Wake Up Sid' 3/5. Average love story. Dnt have mny expectations and u' l like it. Konkona needs a new designer.

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