Guru (2007)




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Movie Info

"Guru" tells the story of the successful Indian textile merchant Dhirubhai Ambani.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Anurag Kashyap, Mani Ratnam, Vijay Krishna Acharya
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 13, 2007
Box Office: $2.0M
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as Manikdas 'Nanaji' Gu...

as Gurukant 'Gurubhai' ...

as Sujata G. Desai

as Shyam Saxena

as Meenakshi 'Meenu' Gu...

as Jignesh

as Thapar Commission Me...

as Kantilal Desai

as Anand Patekar

as Ghanshyam Bhai

as Sujata's Father

as Sujata's Mother

as Mrs. K. Desai

as Mathura Das

as K. R. Menon I.A.S

as Thapar

as Young Meenu
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Critic Reviews for Guru

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (6)

Filmmaker Mani Ratnam leavens his trademark politically charged melodrama with a smoking belly dance by sultry Mallika Sherawat and a wet-sari number for the stunning Rai.

Full Review… | February 3, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

The film is a triumph of casting: In a role that is often about the sheer steamrolling force of his character's personality, Abishek Bachchan's attention to detail makes Guru accessible rather than intimidating, admirable but also plausible.

Full Review… | January 19, 2007
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Strongly cast, long-limbed yarn contains some of Ratnam's best stuff in its first half but script weaknesses mar the later going and film's overall impact.

Full Review… | January 17, 2007
Top Critic

There is a lot to engage the eye and the ear in Guru.

Full Review… | January 12, 2007
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Mani Ratnam's often absorbing Guru is sort of a Bollywood Citizen Kane, a decades-spanning drama with a compelling Abhishek Bachchan as a ruthless Indian business tycoon who refuses to take no for an answer.

Full Review… | January 12, 2007
New York Post
Top Critic

April 21, 2007
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for Guru


An interesting movie. Great story plot. Aishwarya Rai, Vidya Balan, and Abhishek Bachchan are all great! Fascinating music by my favorite, A. Rahman.

Leo L

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