Even before ‘Sadak 2’ came out on Hotstar, its trailer had become the second-most disliked video in the history of YouTube. As of right now, it has one of the worst ratings possible on IMDb, languishing at a sorry 1.1 stars out of 10. And, if you did a cursory search on Twitter, I doubt you’ll find many tweets in favour of it.
The thing is, I didn’t take any of this as a reflection on the actual movie. It all seemed to be part of a coordinated pile-on by the latest batch of ragers screaming nepotism. Or maybe it was because the film’s main antagonist was a Baba Ramdev type Hindu godman? Who can even tell what anyone is mad about anymore? What I can tell you is that I watched the movie recently. And does it deserve a 1.1-star rating? No. Does it deserve too much better than that? Unfortunately, also no.