Saawariya Reviews

May 22, 2019
Saawariya is an act of supreme self-indulgence
October 25, 2017
Sony's first major delve into the lucrative global Bollywood market is an admirable, ambitious misfire.
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June 4, 2008
May 23, 2008
With its lavish production design, extravagant sets, poetic musical numbers and photogenic stars, Saawariya is ravishing to look at, but disappointing overall
November 16, 2007
November 13, 2007
See this movie if you need to get some sleep.
November 13, 2007
Disappointingly, neither India's most artistic director nor his new discoveries can prevent this song-packed extravaganza from being a beautifully crafted bore.
November 12, 2007
Saawariya entices, fitfully springs to life but finally outstays its welcome by a good half-hour.
November 9, 2007
The songs are undistinguished, and while newcomers Sonam Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor (who aren't related) both have impeccable Bollywood pedigrees, her performance is wildly uneven -- and his strenuously madcap antics are grating rather than endearing.
November 9, 2007
How can it be that a movie as beautiful to look at as Saawariya is so...boring?
November 9, 2007
Saawariya doesn't collapse but does wobble for much of its nearly 150-minute running time
November 9, 2007
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 8, 2007
When the most intriguing thing about a film is the production design, you know you're in trouble.