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Raat Baaki Hai Reviews: Annup Sonii’s Murder Mystery Gets Praised By Critics For Its ‘Unpredictable Climax’

ZEE5 Web Desk

April 23, 2021

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Apart from fans, the critics also have loved the concept and story of Raat Baaki Hai. Here are some noteworthy points, according to the critics, that make the film a great watch.

In this golden age of OTT, the medium is mostly populated with crime sagas and thrillers. However, not all of them can have a lasting impression on the viewers. While some are quite basic, the others become game-changers for the genre. And ZEE5’s latest release Raat Baaki Hai belongs to the same league. Featuring Rahul Dev, Paoli Dam, and Annup Sonii in the lead, the film is a perfectly woven murder mystery.

Being a colossal hit, Raat Baaki Hai has become the talk of the entertainment world. From the storytelling style to technical aspects, the film has garnered appreciation from the audience. And certainly, Raat Baaki Hai is being derived as a new-age thriller for all the right reasons. Apart from fans, the critics also have loved the concept and story of Raat Baaki Hai. They made some notable points that make the film a great watch.

So, here’s taking a look at some interesting points the critics had to highlight about Raat Baaki Hai.

Pinkvilla “Rahul Dev Impresses”

Pinkvilla begins by admiring the well-written dialogues, background score, and cinematography of Raat Baaki Hai. The critic noted these aspects as the major highlights of the film. Also, the critic added that Rahul Dev’s performance piques the viewers’ interest in the film. “Rahul Dev delivers a sincere performance as a cop,” the review mentioned.

Also, the critic appreciated Dipannita Sharma’s “decent performance” despite having less screen time.

Times Of India “Unpredictable Climax”

Appreciating the “promising screenplay” by Siddharth Mishra, TOI hailed the narrative of Raat Baaki Hai. The critic seemed impressed with the suspense-filled climax as he went on to note it as an interesting highlight. “The climax has some unpredictable bends in the road which are interesting to watch,” the reviewer added.

Furthermore, talking about the performances, the review mentions Rahul Dev as a “no-nonsense cop” who is quite “impressive”. The reviewer highlighted Paoli Dam’s “elegant” performance and also appreciated Annup Sonii’s “convincing” act.

Firstpost “Intriguing Start”

The critic of Firstpost appreciated the beginning of Raat Baaki Hai as it sets out the right tone for a thriller. The makers establish an “intriguing start” for the film which suits up with its whodunnit style, the reviewer stated. The review highlighted the setting of the film and mentioned it as an interesting aspect of the story.  The royalty of Rajasthan is an “interesting trope”, the critic stated.

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Freepress Journal “Glued To The Screens”

Freepress Journal appreciated Avinash Das’ direction as the reviewer felt completely involved in to the story of Raat Baaki Hai. “Director Avinash Das manages to keep you glued to the screen,” the critic said. The critic compared the film’s treatment with Nawazuddin Siddiqui starter Raat Akeli Hai. Also, the review had a special mention of Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai fame actor Saanand Verma whose minor yet impressive screen performance was loved by the critic.

IWM Buzz “Impressive Act”

IWM Buzz emphasized the great acting performances that breathe life into the whodunnit tale of Raat Baaki Hai. The critic appreciated Paoli Dam’s character as it brings in the “aura of seductive tragedy” in the film. Also, the review cited Rahul Dev’s performance as the soul of this film. “Rahul Dev is life and breath of this murder mystery,” the reviewer wrote.

Well, the Twitterati also seemed highly impressed with Raat Baaki Hai. While some hailed Rahul Dev’s epic performance, others appreciated its technical aspects. Take a look:


It seems that the audience is vibing over this conceptual thriller. Raat Baaki Hai is now streaming exclusively on ZEE5.

Meanwhile, stay tuned to ZEE5 for more interesting content and stories.

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