Kai Po Che!
Kai Po Che! (2013)

Synopsis: Best friends Ishaan, Omi and Govind - young, ambitious and restless - are trying to make a mark in the India of the early 2000's. These are exciting times - a new millennium has just dawned, India's a nuclear power and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 22, 2013
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ronnie Scheib

[The acting] is technically accomplished, but never quite transcends their scripted traits, rendering the film's tonal shifts more matter of fact than emotionally wrenching.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Its performances are enjoyably boisterous, and director Abhishek Kapoor refuses to linger on clichés for too long ...

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J Hurtado

Kai Po Che is... a film that can stand up to international scrutiny without the need for handicapping.

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Deborah Young
Hollywood Reporter

A rollicking male-bonding picture about three buddies who open a cricket academy in India's exotic Gujarat, Brothers for Life turns extremely dark and violent in the last half hour, becoming a far more significant film.

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

Mixes, not quite successfully, traditional Bollywood storytelling with something less conventional.

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Anupama Chopra
Hindustan Times

Kai Po Che! is a moving portrait of friendship, loss, forgiveness.

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Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail

A film that might be the next Bend It Like Beckham - if it did not have the sensibilities of the next Dr. Zhivago.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

It's a sprawling tale of friendship during a tumultuous time of sectarian strife in India.

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Meena Iyer
The Times of India

Despite the disturbing backdrop of death, destruction and politics, Kai Po Che is very likeable. Between tears, you find yourself smiling, because it's the story of friendship and human triumph above all else.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
familiar stranger
A friendship drama that would appeal more to the Indian audience rather than that over the world at large. Maybe Chetan Bhagat will have now realized that… More