Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
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The film focuses on the romance between Jai, a neurotic accountant working for Sharma Limited in Delhi, and Shalini, the daughter of Sharma Limited's rich owner. Both Jai and Shalini are already married to different partners. They are both so engrossed in life's day to day domestic rituals that they are convinced that this is their happiness. But each still yearns for something deeper and more meaningful. So when these two people meet, that's exactly what they find in each other. From a relationship starting off on pleasant terms, these two characters slowly begin to develop a… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Neil Genzlinger, New York Times
"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."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"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."
‑ Ethan Alter, Film Journal International
"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."
‑ David Chute, L.A. Weekly
"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."
‑ Kevin N. Laforest, Montreal Film Journal
"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."
‑ Jaspreet Pandohar, BBC.com
"Generally good but works better in bits than as a whole."
‑ Derek Elley, Variety
"If you like this sort of thing, bring a pillow for your butt, you will need it."
‑ Eric Lurio, Greenwich Village Gazette
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