Love Hostel

Love Hostel

Excerpts & links to reviews of Love Hostel by some of India’s topmost film reviewers
The film is presently streaming on Zee5

Director: Shanker Raman
Starring: Bobby Deol, Sanya Malhotra, Raj Arjun
India release date: Feb 25, 2022
Genre: Crime, Romance
Certification: A
Language: Hindi /Haryanvi


“The dominant hue on this corrosive canvas alternates between blood-red and pitch-dark, both of which are obviously rendered more in a metaphorical sense than in a physical, literal one. The malefic vice-like grip that the mofussil moral police have on the lives of the young suffocates and snuffs and leaves behind a trail of blood and darkness.”

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Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV
Saibal Chatterjee
“Tense, taut watch made all the more sinister by its taciturn villains. A single glare from Swaroopa Ghosh is enough to send shivers down the spine. Bobby Deol’s new found comfort in evil, violent characters marks an exciting phase in his career. A calculated aggression shoots out from his dishevelled appearance and weary eyes rendering him far more foreboding than his legendary memes would like us to believe.”

Rating: 3.5 stars | Full review

Sukanya Verma, Rediff
Sukanya Verma


“We see society’s puppeteers feeding the masses’ confirmation bias.”

Rating: 3 stars | Full review

Anna MM Vetticad, First Post
Anna MM Vetticad
“There’s a whole lot simmering beneath this film’s simple surface. Most of them are uncomfortable truths that haven’t been easy to access in this age of institutional censorship.”

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Rahul Desai, Film Companion
Rahul Desai


“Has more immediacy in its execution, which makes its nonstop violence more impactful.”

Rating: 3.5 stars | Full review

Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Shubhra Gupta




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