Veer-Zaara (2004)

A star-crossed love affair has political as well as emotional repercussions in this Bollywood romantic drama. Veer Pratap Singh (Shah Rukh Khan) is an officer and pilot in the Indian Air Force who one day meets a beautiful Pakistani… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 12, 2004
DVD Release Date: February 26, 2005
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Derek Elley

Though it doesn't quite match recent classics like Kabhi khushi kabhie gham in sheer technique and production sheen, in-depth star casting and thorough entertainment values make this a must-see for Bollywatchers.

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Anita Gates
New York Times

For once, that thundering soap-opera music (which makes a Douglas Sirk movie score seem subtle) is welcome; it drowns out any embarrassing audience sniffles.

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Omar Ahmed
Radio Times

It's Chopra's ability to extract raw emotion from his two marvellous leads that impresses most of all.

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Anil Sinanan
Time Out

Go see and get swept away in this festal melange of colour, sights and sounds.

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Laura Sinagra
Village Voice

Director Yash Chopra manages to fight several culture wars while milking the melodrama.

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Carrie R. Wheadon
Common Sense Media

Bollywood forbidden love tale with song, dance, drama.

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Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle

Veer-Zaara is so arresting, its scenes so full of beauty and colors, that the three hours go by almost too fast.

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Manish Gajjar

Veer Zaara has a great storyline with some unpredictable twists and emotions, keeping you engrossed throughout.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Though Chopra's film is emotionally extravagant even by the standards of India's epically unrestrained cinema, the star-crossed lovers bear the weighty metaphorical significance of their travails surprisingly lightly.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Dannielle Albert
3 hours of epic awesomeness... Veer-Zaara is a fun, tear-jerking, romantic musical with a powerful message of doing what is right and honorable, true love… More
Marion Ravenwood
This movie was cute and sad, I was surprised how much I really liked it.
Leo L
An excellent love story! Yash Chopra is a great director. Fascinating story plot. Preity Zinta, Rani Mukherjee, Shahrukh Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan are all… More