The much awaited Salman Khan’s Diwali release Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was released globally on Thursday. The unprecedented hysteria around its release continued as the cine-goers began to tweet their observations about this movie from inside the theatres.
An overwhelming majority of movie fans gave rave reviews about this movie on twitter. Hashtag #PRDPDay remained the top national trend, while it was trending at number four globally.
Elsewhere, Bollywood experts and writers too echoed the similar sentiments. We’ve compiled some of these reviews below.
Taran Adarsh: Bollywood Trade Analyst
As a movie enthusiast, one awaits successful actor/director combinations to affiliate for yet another film project. Almost three decades ago, MAINE PYAR KIYA  gave ‘birth’ to one such union — director Sooraj R. Barjatya and actor Salman Khan. Their subsequent films raised the bar, with moviegoers certain that the duo would live up to the lofty expectations. The film fraternity was equally enthusiastic as well, since the duo struck gold at the ticket counters. Naturally, the hype surrounding PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO is tremendous, more so because Sooraj and Salman team up after more than a decade [HUM SAATH-SAATH HAIN; 1999] for their fourth outing together.
The Bollywoodlife website
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo has finally released today. A Diwali bonus this year for all Salman Khan‘s fans who are still trying to get over the Eidi he distributed in the form of Bajrangi Bhaijaan. They loved him as a nerdy Bhaijaan who decides to help a kid despite all odds even if that means entering Pakistan illegally. Now, it’s time to spread some light all around with a Barjatya film and this is what Sreeju has to say about the first half of the film…
Dekho, dekho, woh wapas aa gaya. Prem, wapas aa gaya…Yes, superstar Salman Khan is back in his most loved avatar – Prem – and he is bang on! In the last two films, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and now, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Salman has proved that he knows best what commercial entertainers are all about. They brighten our festivals, spread joy and make for the most delectable family outings, without breaks bones or cars.
Prem is back with a bang. Salman Khan excels and is flawless in each and every scene as a loving Prem. His infectious energy and charm makes Prem utterly irresistible. On the other hand he does well with Vijay’s character. But sometimes he tries too hard to be anxious.