Bell Bottom Movie Review

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  • Review for the film: "Bell Bottom"
  • Runtime: 2 Hours 10 Minutes
  • Certificate: UA
  • Released: 15-02-2019
  • Genre: Drama
3.5 / 5.0

Bell Bottom is a crime thriller scripted and directed by “Jayatheertha.” The film, which is laced with comedy is set in the 80s backdrop. The film has Rishab Shetty in the lead role. “Haripriya,” Acyuth Kumar, Pramod Shetty, PD Sathish Chandra, Sujay Shastry and Yograj Bhat are in the star cast.


Divakar is a detective and he wants to prove his worth by dealing the cases in different perceptions. A robbery takes place in the town and Divakar intends to find out the culprit. But, he didn’t get any clue. He meets a lot of people, but couldn’t conclude the villain. While dealing with the case, he meets Kusuma and falls for her. Did he get any clue from her? How will he solve the mystery? Watch the film to know the rest of the plot.

Star Performance

Rishab had played his role exceptionally well. Haripriya once again proved her worth with the meaty performance. The rest of the cast have done their roles better.


Jayatheertha has designed the story interestingly. His screenplay is wonderful too. Dialogues are noteworthy. The film is set in the 80s backdrop and the makers had brought the same settings before our eyes. The film takes us to the 80s with the visuals, costumes and even the music. The comedy, action and the performances are perfect. The casting team had worked out well in choosing the stars.

What’s There?

  • Performances are good
  • Production design, cinematography and the BGM are the biggest pluses
  • Script and screenplay are wonderful

What’s Not There?

  • Minor flaws are seen here and there


Bell Bottom is a complete entertainer with the retro effect. With the talented stars and good production and technical team, the film gives an interesting watch!

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