Critics Consensus

Fire takes a slow-burning approach to its exploration of illicit love, trading overwhelming heat for a seductive warmth that lingers.



Total Count: 25


Audience Score

User Ratings: 7,068
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Movie Info

This Canadian drama takes place in India, where two wives find comfort in each other's arms after finding none from their forced marriages. Jatin and Satin are not happily married, neither is Jatin's brother Asok and his wife Radha. Satin and Radha finally find happiness with each other.


Karishma Jhalani
as Young Radha
Ramanjeet Kaur
as Young Radha's Mother
Dilip Mehta
as Young Radha's Father
Ravinder Happy
as Oily Man in Video Shop
Devyani Saltzman
as Girl in Video Shop
Sunil Chhabra
as Milkman on Bicycle
Vinay Pathak
as Guide at Taj Mahal
Avijit Dutt
as Julie's Father
Shasea Bahadur
as Julie's Brother
Meher Chand
as Goddess Sita
as `Ramayan' Troupe Member
Sohan Lal
as `Ramayan' Troupe Member
as `Ramayan' Troupe Member
Amarjit Chand
as `Ramayan' Troupe Member
Karam Chand
as `Ramayan' Troupe Member
Kabir Chowdhury
as Boy in Video Shop
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Critic Reviews for Fire

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (10) | Fresh (22) | Rotten (3)

Audience Reviews for Fire

  • Jan 05, 2010
    The ultimate Mehta for me was the end of the trilogy Water but this was a fine start. Parallels to the later Jihad for Love as lesbianism takes hld in a traditional environment.
    John B Super Reviewer
  • Oct 06, 2008
    Tried over and over, but could not get into this film.
    Leigh R Super Reviewer
  • Nov 24, 2007
    This is a favorite of mine. I love the plot and admire the characters for their bravery. This film is definitely a remarkable insight into the lives of two beautiful women. A great film!
    Leo L Super Reviewer

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