Leela
Leela (2002)

Leela. a professor at Bombay University, takes an assignment to teach South Asian history as a visiting professor at a university in California, USA. She leaves behind her 'shair' husband Nashaad to find her own space and happiness,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 8, 2003
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nita Rao
Village Voice

Priggish, lethargically paced parable of renewal.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Represents a worthy departure from the culture clash comedies that have marked an emerging Indian American cinema.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

[Sen's] soap opera-ish approach undermines his good intentions.

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Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News

Mostly works because of the universal themes, earnest performances ... and excellent use of music by India's popular Gulzar and Jagjit Singh.

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Dave Kehr
New York Times

An unusual combination of Bollywood and Hollywood sensibilities.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

The film's overall approach is deft, and Sen resists the urge to paint any of the major characters in broad strokes.

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