Eklavya (2007)

After a seven-year self-imposed exile from cinema, acclaimed filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra returns to the director's chair for this tale about a Royal Guardsman and expert marksman whose loyalty to the crown is the stuff of legend.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 20, 2007
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Derek Elley

Strongly cast tale of royal scheming, family skeletons and healthy slaughter is an involving mood piece.

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Peter Bradshaw

Here's a robustly unassuming and entertaining Bollywood melodrama starring Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt, set in a romanticised contemporary Rajasthan.

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John Anderson

This stirring dramatic feature by Kashmiri director Vidhu Vinod Chopra marries its varied elements -- modernity and classicism, current-day India and its feudal past, contemporary corruption and blood tradition -- in a coherent and propulsive fashion.

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Harvey S. Karten

Not your typically silly Bollywood offering, this relatively short Indian saga is pretty to look at, demonstrating with gentle humor how a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do.

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David Chute
L.A. Weekly

This is robust storytelling, with blood and thunder pumping through its veins, and real whiskers on its face.

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This movie is impressive! I scowl at those people who have rated this yet do not have a geist of what theater or art is all about. A good cast, wonderful acting… More
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Wow - another great Bollywood past MIX present flick with an AWESOME CAST - the legneds of the unites with some young guns to bring a mysterious movie about a… More
Leo L
Here's an interesting movie about a young prince who is forced to return home after the death of his mother. He comes to terms with responsibilities and… More