Umrao Jaan
Umrao Jaan (2006)

A young courtesan kidnapped from her home and sold into slavery ultimately transcends her grim fate in director J.P. Dutta's adaptation of author Mirza Haadi Ruswa's classic 1905 novel. Previously adapted for the screen to great… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 23, 2007
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley
Variety

Demands more patience than usual mainstream Hindi fare but rewards the viewer with fine perfs and a story that engages emotionally over the three-hour span.

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David Chute
L.A. Weekly

At three and a half hours, J.P. Dutta's lugubrious period melodrama Umrao Jaan defeated me. It feels endless.

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Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

This story has all the hallmarks of a grand tragedy, but under J.P. Dutta's leaden direction, Umrao Jaan never registers a pulse.

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Lanning : )
With sincere apologies to all my flixster friends who are huge Bollywood fans . . . <p> Walter, I say, with great guilt, that I could not bear another… More
Leo L
An amazing movie! Loved it! Brought tears to my eyes.