Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola
Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013)

Set in the rustic surroundings of a village in Haryana in India, "Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola" is a comedy-drama about Harry Mandola (PANKAJ KAPUR), a wealthy industrialist who loves his drink, his daughter Bijlee (ANUSHKA SHARMA)… More

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Release Date: February 25, 2013
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Simon Abrams
Village Voice

Save for a couple of visually engaging dance numbers, mostly shot with hand-held digital cameras, MKBKM is dishearteningly banal.

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Simon Foster
sbs.com.au

A technically proficient widescreen opus that shifts, jarringly, between a generic love-triangle rom-com, a farcical political black comedy and a preachy message-movie. Some fragmented images and well-played moments leave an impact; most don't.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Judicious editing could have helped consolidate the joyfulness at the expense of occasionally repetitive narrative flab, but for the most part "Matru" is neatly energetic, a mix of screwball whimsy and softball seriousness.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Scattershot romantic comedy about an arranged marriage between an heiress and a politician's son that will ruin several rural farms.

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

A mix of gently outraged populism and low-powered romantic comedy, Vishal Bhardwaj's "Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola" might have been better with a chunk lopped off its two-and-a-half-hour runtime.

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Priya Joshi
Digital Spy

A zany satire that will leave you either mesmerised by its brilliance or just a little dazed by it's lunacy.

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