Bollywood/Hollywood (2003)

Set in Toronto, a romantic tale which revolves around Rahul Seth, a Westernized, young millionaire, and his unconventional relationship with the beautiful and wild Sue Singh. Rahul is devastated after the untimely death of his… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 26, 2003
DVD Release Date: August 23, 2005
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Alice Fisher
Time Out

The film oozes chutzpah, but regrettably the dance scenes don't match the sparkle of the performances. A pleasing romp, nevertheless -- both studio systems should feel proud.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Not authentic Bollywood, not polished enough to pass for Hollywood and not edgy enough for indie film fans.

David Noh
Film Journal International

A contrived contraption, with more than a hint of desperation in its clueless anxiousness to be an audience winner along the lines of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

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Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Mehta manages to make her film not only palatable, but a real pleaser.

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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

Though neither big nor slick, it's a joyful, feel-good spoof that makes you want to run out and rent a real Bollywood musical.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

While the musical numbers that season "Bollywood" are brimming with color and enthusiasm, they're not exactly overflowing with technical competence.

Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Does precisely what Bollywood movies should do: It engages us with its joyousness and silliness and its unflagging commitment to surface attractions.

Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

A musical comedy that's mirthless and barely musical.

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Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

What starts as an examination of the common cliches of Hollywood and Bollywood ends up being condescending to both.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Aaron Neuwirth
Bollywood meets Pretty Woman. In case you don't know what Bollywood is. It is the type of film made in India involving melodrama and over-the-top dance… More
Leo L
A good film to watch.