Saawariya (2007)

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Movie Info

"Saawariya" is a story of innocent teen love.

Rating: PG (for thematic elements, brief nudity, some language and incidental smoking)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Art House & International
Directed By:
Written By: Prakash Kapadia, Sanjay Leela Bhansali
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 6, 2008
Box Office: $0.9M
Runtime:
Sony Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Ranbir Raj

as Sakina

as Imaan

as Gulabji

as Raj's Landlady

as Sakina's Grandmother

as Gulabji
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Critic Reviews for Saawariya

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (8)

Comes this close to sweeping us off our feet.

Full Review… | November 14, 2007
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

See this movie if you need to get some sleep.

Full Review… | November 13, 2007
Village Voice
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | November 12, 2007
Variety
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | November 9, 2007
New York Post
Top Critic

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

November 9, 2007
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Saawariya is 2 hours 11 minutes of wide-screen close-ups, fanciful sets, colorful costumes, bellybuttons, almost-kisses and 10 pumped-up, achingly sweet songs.

November 9, 2007
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Saawariya

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 strikes a most mesmerizing effect. The cinematography is also amazing. Great music! Great cast. Zohra Sehgal truly shines once again. Definitely worthy.

iLeo
Leo L

Super Reviewer

½

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 so-so songs. I could not remember one song from this film, that is a bad sign, in musicals the music is the life of the story and this film had no life. With such a fantastical story you think the director could have captured some of that.

Doctor0Quinzel
Marion Ravenwood

Super Reviewer

Wow, people were right, it really was a bore. MIGHT have been good if they'd have cast an actor instead of Ranbir Kapoor.

NoxInvictus
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