Veer Zaara (Veer-Zaara)
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A star-crossed love affair has political as well as emotional repercussions in this Bollywood romantic drama. Veer Pratap Singh (Shah Rukh Khan) is an officer and pilot in the Indian Air Force who one day meets a beautiful Pakistani heiress, Zaara Hayaat Khan (Preity Zinta), as she travels to a small Indian village to scatter the ashes of one of her family's loyal servants. Veer has family in the village, and while most Indians show no affection for Pakistanis, his aunt and uncle are willing to take Zaara in for the night. It isn't long before Veer finds himself falling for her;… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Veer-Zaara is so arresting, its scenes so full of beauty and colors, that the three hours go by almost too fast."
‑ Jonathan Curiel, San Francisco Chronicle
"Though Chopra's film is emotionally extravagant even by the standards of India's epically unrestrained cinema, the star-crossed lovers bear the weighty metaphorical significance of their travails surprisingly lightly."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Director Yash Chopra manages to fight several culture wars while milking the melodrama."
‑ Laura Sinagra, Village Voice
"Bollywood forbidden love tale with song, dance, drama."
‑ Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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