Rang De Basanti (Paint it Yellow)
Rang De Basanti (Paint it Yellow) (2006)

A young, London based filmmaker chances upon the diaries of her grandfather, who served in the British police force in India during the freedom struggle. Excited about these memoirs, she makes plans to shoot a film on the Indian… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 21, 2009
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

The simple-minded presentation ultimately makes it ring hollow.

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Jaspreet Pandohar
BBC.com

Accomplished and universally appealing, this is the way Bollywood films should be made.

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Derek Elley
Variety

An ambitious melding of history, politics, romance and patriotism within the parameters of a commercial Hindi movie.

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David Chute
L.A. Weekly

Already a cultural phenomenon in India, this reformist melodrama by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra (Aks) uses razor-sharp technique and an eavesdropper's ear for dialogue to update the patriotic fervor of Bollywood's golden age.

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Flixster Audience Score: 94% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
While at first it seems like a tiresome succession of nice-looking music videos, not even caring to explain how the character can make that kind of film without… More

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