Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)

Indian director Karan Johar's three-hour feature Never Say Goodbye (Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna) utilizes and celebrates the common Bollywood practice of combining multiple genres and elements - comedy, drama, romance and flashy musical… More

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Release Date: September 25, 2006
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

For something so silly and so long, however, the film is surprisingly engaging, thanks largely to its very watchable actors; it's easy to see why they are international stars in the world of Hindi films.

Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

For a good part of his run time, Johar succeeds in crafting something genuinely absorbing and fairly uncompromising--which makes it all the more disappointing when he ultimately succumbs to his more formulaic candyfloss instincts.

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Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

A film that's clearly out to raise eyebrows, even as it provides all the over-the-top spectacle that mainstream Indian cinema is famous for.

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David Chute
L.A. Weekly

Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (Never Say Goodbye) contains set pieces so spine-chillingly effective that people may still be talking about them 20 years from now.

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Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

It's sad as all hell at times, you bet, but it can also be riotously funny and the musical numbers are pure unadulterated joy.

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Jaspreet Pandohar
BBC.com

At over three hours long it's left to the lighter comic moments, provided by Amitabh Bachchan as an outrageously flirtatious pensioner, to keep the momentum going.

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Derek Elley
Variety

Generally good but works better in bits than as a whole.

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Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

If you like this sort of thing, bring a pillow for your butt, you will need it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Leo L
Absolutely fantastic! Here is a beautiful, and heartwarming movie that follows a pair of unlikely individuals who meet and are connected by one factor: true… More

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