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: 64% 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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Anupama Chopra
Hindustan Times

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

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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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Russell Edwards

The performances are strong throughout, but both Yadav and Rajput particularly impress, as they imbue their potentially clichéd roles of egghead accountant and hot-headed control freak with true depth.

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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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Priya Joshi
Digital Spy

Thought-provoking, moving and ultimately heart-warming, Kai Po Che! is what great cinema is made of.

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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