DELHI SAFARI (Theatrical Release USA 2012)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 2.4|5.0 Starsìì

Delhi Safari
has got good music, but most of us don’t go to a movie to listen to music. This movie is a message movie that sends a series of mixed messages that are difficult to interpret. Scenes where the monkey tries to kill the parrot when in the previous scenes there was singing about having courage so that the parrot would lead the small band of animals to Delhi to stop new development construction seems convoluted. The animation is subpar although the use of big names for voicing such as Cary Elwes, Christopher Lloyd, Jason Alexander, Jane Lynch, Vanessa Williams, and Brad Garrett are a major plus in final film effect.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


Five animals journey to Delhi, India’s parliament to ask questions and resolve difficulties between the co-existence of animals with humans.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Nikkhil Advani for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Aditya Nath Jha and Namrata Sharma for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Sultan/Bee Commander (voice of Cary Elwes), Pigeon (voice of Christopher Lloyd), Yuvi (voice of Tara Strong), Tiger (voice of Troy Baker), Begum (voice of Vanessa Williams), Male Flamingo/Hyena Cook (voice of Jason Alexander), Alex the Parrot (voice of Tom Kenny), Bagga (voice of Brad Garrett), and Female Flamingo (voice Jane Lynch).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

No. There are no redeeming points for this film. Aesthetically, artistically, creatively, intellectually, the film fails to deliver.

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