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Renuka Vyavahare of The Times of India gave the film a rating of 4/5 and wrote "Jalsa, a captivating drama with a complex moral center, keeps you on the edge of your seat for most part of the film. This one's a must watch, all the more for its terrific climax". Anna MM Vetticad of Firstpost gave the film a rating of 4/5 and wrote "Half the battle for Jalsa was won when Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah were roped in to share screen space". Rohit Bhatnagar of The Free Press Journal gave the film a rating of 4/5 and wrote "This cat and mouse chase deals with thrill, strong emotions and the harsh realities of a newsroom". Devesh Sharma of Filmfare gave the film a rating of 4/5 and wrote "Jalsa means celebration and the film truly is a celebration indeed of good filmmaking". Shubham Kulkarni of Koimoi gave the film a rating of 3.5/5 and wrote "It is a filmmaker evolving and two of the most prolific actors exploring their craft and maybe surprising their own selves as well". Tushar Joshi of India Today gave the film a rating of 3.5/5 and wrote "Jalsa is a celebration of two power house performers - Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah". Mayank Shekhar of Mid-Day gave the film a rating of 3.5/5.
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Sanjana Jadhav of Pinkvilla gave the film a rating of 3.5/5 and wrote "Jalsa is a must-watch thriller with top notch storytelling and enjoyable performances. Sukanya Verna of Rediff gave the film a rating of 3.5/5 and wrote "Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah are powerhouse talents and are tailor-made for Jalsa's overwrought premise, notes Sukanya Verma". Shilajit Mitra of Cinema Express gave the film a rating of 3.5/5. Saibal Chatterjee of NDTV gave the film a rating of 3/5 and wrote "Discount the overreach and a flaw here and a blemish there and Jalsa works just fine not only because two wonderful actresses are at their very best". Stutee Ghosh of The Quint gavethefilm a rating of 3/5 and wrote "'Jalsa' is a story of inner-conflict, motherhood, and class, portrayed brilliantly by its two lead protagonists". Suhasini Srihari of Deccan Herald gave the film a rating of 3/5 and wrote "The film's narrative does not necessarily cut into the emotional veins of the audience, but allows them to participate in a dialogue of the inner conflicts and learn the difference between reality and truth". Shubhra Gupta of Indian Express gave the film a rating of 2.5/5 and wrote "Vidya Balan, Shefali Shah film has one of the most tightly-executed beginnings, which develops the odd bump as the plot progresses, until it reaches a cathartic end". Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama gave the film a rating of 2.5/5 and wrote "JALSA boasts of fine performances by Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah with unexpected twists and turns".
Jalsa (2022): A hit and run of an 18-year-old girl becomes the hub of a wheel that sets into motion many a spoke - a journalist, a raging mother, a cop and a system all caught in an ethical dilemma. Questions are raised only to realize that the truth is rarely pure and never simple. 041b061a72