Paheli
Paheli (2005)

Once upon a time, there was a lovely girl who was married to a man who was only interested in making money. There was a ghost who fell madly in love with her. On the wedding night itself, the husband left home for five long years on account… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: June 24, 2005
DVD Release Date: September 27, 2005
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley
Variety

One of the freshest mainstream Hindi pics of the year.

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Jaspreet Pandohar
BBC.com

Despite a great cast and colourful backdrop, Paheli is far from the musical entertainer you'd expect from a big budget project headed and produced by King Khan himself.

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Anil Sinanan
Time Out

Only Bachchan's customary cameo (temporarily) lifts the spirits.

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Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

There's more to recommend: M.M. Kreem's fine music (melding traditional Rajasthani instrumentation and a dancehall beat), a gone-cuckoo-for-the-color-wheel costume and set design, and a truly bang-up camel race. Now that's entertainment.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The enthusiastic lack of persuasive realism and the strong emotional authenticity make for a most rewarding combination; the thing acts fizzy and shallow, and yet it ends up feeling like there's truth to it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Dannielle Albert
Aesthetically pleasing and heavily influenced by eastern religion, this movie handles the sacredness of marriage sacrilegiously. While I enjoyed the spectacle… More
Marion Ravenwood
I didn't really get the ending, maybe something was lost in the translation. I thought it was interesting and cute. Songs weren't memorable.
Leo L
An interesting movie! A story about love, magic, and family. Juhi Chawla, Shahrukh Khan, and Rani Mukherjee give phenomenal performances. Amitabh Bachchan gives… More

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