Phillauri (2017)

Set in Punjab, Phillauri is about an NRI Punjabi boy named Kanan who returns to India to get married to his childhood sweetheart. As luck would have it, his horoscope reads that he is a Manglik and that he would need to marry a tree before… More

Directed By:
Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 24, 2017
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anisha Jhaveri

It's all pleasant enough, but falls short of being as genuinely different as Clean Slate claims its films to be.

Full review…
Manjusha Radhakrishnan
Gulf News (UAE)

You know what's coming long before it plays out and that makes it tedious and soul-destroying.

Full review…
Nandini Ramnath

At 127 minutes, Phillauri doesn't simply have enough to go on. Lal, working on a screenplay by Anvita Dutt, lets several scenes roll on several indulgent minutes in order to reserve his punch for the twist-laden climax.

Full review…
Andy Webster
New York Times

"Phillauri" is a Bollywood movie toggling between a contemporary screwball rom-com and a sweeping historical love story. Balancing both proves to be challenging.

Full review…
Shilpa Jamkhandikar

The two timelines and the characters seem worlds apart, and the tenuous thread that holds them together seems to snap much before the 137-minute narrative ends.

Full review…
Sarit Ray
Hindustan Times

As satire, it's pretty on point. Unfortunately, there's a full-blown romance rolled in that goes from briefly interesting to really dull and much too long.

Full review…
Rachit Gupta

Phillauri is truly a fun film. For romance enthusiasts, this movies got everything. For the casual movie goer, it's got the right amount of humour.

Full review…
Sonali Kokra
The National (UAE)

Phillauri has potential, and it has the audience's goodwill, and yet, the film manages to delight only in fragmented parts.

Full review…
Sweta Kaushal
Hindustan Times

Despite a fresh idea, Phillauri is a loosely-written film that fails to engross the audience.

Full review…
More reviews for Phillauri