Delhi 6
Delhi 6 (2009)

A quick trip from the USA to India turns into a life-altering journey of self-discovery for a man traveling with his ailing grandmother. Upon arriving in Delhi with his grandmother, Roshan (Abhishek Bachchan) begins to experience an inner… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 16, 2009
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times

Anchored by a fascinating score from Oscar winner A.R. Rahman, naturalistic performances and a wide cinematic palette, Delhi-6 is a fair introduction to Indian cinema for outsiders -- who will have no clue at times why the audience is laughing.

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

Delhi-6 can be maddeningly vague, which robs its ending -- a finale as joltingly (melo)dramatic as any in Bollywood -- of the impact it intends.

Maitland McDonagh
Miss FlickChick

Though admirably serious and ambitious, this fish-out-of-water comedy-drama ... is a jumbled collection of moments that range from the touching to the tedious.

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Joe Leydon
Variety

The narrative equivalent of urban sprawl undermines Delhi-6, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's admirably ambitious but ultimately frustrating musical dramedy.

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Michelle Orange
Village Voice

It's pretty much irresistible and, in that sense, represents the enigmatic India of today as well as anything ever could.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

An Indian drama with music, rather than a typical Bollywood musical, this ambitious story of a first-generation Indian-American discovering his roots in Delhi loses focus amid plots about patronizing Yanks, Muslim/Hindu relations and a media-fed legend of

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Compounding the problem, the film is light on those kitschy musical numbers that make Bollywood movies fun to watch.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Bollywood masala pictures are a bit messy by definition, but this film is simply a disorganized muddle

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Jurgen Fauth
About.com

Maybe the runaway success of Slumdog Millionaire will inspire western audiences to sample more authentic Bollywood fare; with its first-rate music, world-class stars, and postcard-ready views of India, Delhi 6 presents an especially welcomin

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Leo L
An interesting movie that centralizes around a neighborhood where everyone's treated either as a friend, and/or a member of the family. Morals, ideals,… More