Saawariya (2007)

"Saawariya" is a story of innocent teen love.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 9, 2007
DVD Release Date: May 6, 2008
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Chute
L.A. Weekly

Comes this close to sweeping us off our feet.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

How can it be that a movie as beautiful to look at as Saawariya is so...boring?

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Raam Tarat
Future Movies UK

Bhansali is a brilliant, visually "wow" film-maker.

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Abigail Deutsch
Village Voice

See this movie if you need to get some sleep.

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Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine

Of all the film's rococo pleasures-the lavish dance numbers, the dramatic rainstorms, and even the gold dust that puffs out when Sakina beats her rugs -- Mukherjee's richly textured diva is the most mesmerizing...

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Anil Sinanan
Times (UK)

Sony's first major delve into the lucrative global Bollywood market is an admirable, ambitious misfire.

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Derek Elley

Saawariya entices, fitfully springs to life but finally outstays its welcome by a good half-hour.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

For audiences unaccustomed to the format, the film runs too long -- though it is short by Bollywood standards -- and is repetitive, sentimental and cliched.

Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

Ranbir Raj is a charming presence with moves that suggest a cross between Justin Timberlake and Gene Kelly, but the screen really comes to life when it's full of dancers.

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Leo L
This is a movie that has you captivated with complete interest from beginning to end. Although the story plot dwindles a bit, it's the characters that… More
Marion Ravenwood
I really wanted to see this film. what a disappointment. You think it is going to be some visual masterpiece with great songs, instead you get okay visuals with… More