Dostana (2008)

Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, and John Abraham star in this romantic comedy concerning a love triangle that's hopelessly complicated by a simple lie. Two men have fallen deeply in love with the same woman, but when they both… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 30, 2008
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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

It irreverently normalizes a topic that has been virtually absent from screens in India (where gay sex is still technically illegal), and does so using contemporary Bollywood's best not-so-secret weapon: star power.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

By turns exuberant and goofy and mushy and yearning.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

Big, colorful, delightfully dumb Bollywood "gateway" movie could be a perfect crossover vehicle for U.S. audiences.

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Derek Elley

Pic is largely sustained by the trio's screen chemistry, with Bachchan especially good at the louche comic stuff.

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Nirpal Dhaliwal

The best and funniest Bollywood film I've seen in a very long time.

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Raam Tarat
Future Movies UK

This is a great, fun entertainer with lots of charm and great music.

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David Chute
L.A. Weekly

A pure star vehicle, gliding along on charm and timing -- exactly the sort of comfort cinema Hollywood now seems incapable of making.

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Maitland McDonagh
Miss FlickChick

Cross I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry with the all-but forgotten 1970s farce The Gay Deceivers, then dress it up with elaborate musical sequences: Et voila!

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Dead Angel
This was enjoyable. But some part was boring. Not bad though.
Leo L
Here is a hilarious movie that centralizes around three roommates living in an upscale apartment in Miami. They are Sameer, Kunal, and Neha. The three become… More
jay nixon
Decent performances but some of the lengths that the two main characters go to really diminish the sympathy you feel towards them and it hurts the picture, The… More
meril lupin
I don't generally watch Bollywood, but this was a lot of fun! Very amusing; you can't take it too seriously.