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Delhi 6 Reviews

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times
February 20, 2009
Delhi-6 can be maddeningly vague, which robs its ending -- a finale as joltingly (melo)dramatic as any in Bollywood -- of the impact it intends.
| Original Score: 2/5
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
February 20, 2009
Compounding the problem, the film is light on those kitschy musical numbers that make Bollywood movies fun to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
February 20, 2009
An Indian drama with music, rather than a typical Bollywood musical, this ambitious story of a first-generation Indian-American discovering his roots in Delhi loses focus amid plots about patronizing Yanks, Muslim/Hindu relations and a media-fed legend of
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Joe Leydon
February 27, 2009
The narrative equivalent of urban sprawl undermines Delhi-6, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's admirably ambitious but ultimately frustrating musical dramedy.
Maitland McDonagh
Miss FlickChick
March 4, 2009
Though admirably serious and ambitious, this fish-out-of-water comedy-drama ... is a jumbled collection of moments that range from the touching to the tedious.
Michael Dequina
March 8, 2009
Bollywood masala pictures are a bit messy by definition, but this film is simply a disorganized muddle
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Anil Sinanan
Time Out
November 14, 2016
Mehra's follow-up to his Bafta-nominated Rang de Basanti is another gritty slice of political Bollywood cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Michelle Orange
Village Voice
February 18, 2009
It's pretty much irresistible and, in that sense, represents the enigmatic India of today as well as anything ever could.
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Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2009
Anchored by a fascinating score from Oscar winner A.R. Rahman, naturalistic performances and a wide cinematic palette, Delhi-6 is a fair introduction to Indian cinema for outsiders -- who will have no clue at times why the audience is laughing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jurgen Fauth
February 19, 2009
Maybe the runaway success of Slumdog Millionaire will inspire western audiences to sample more authentic Bollywood fare; with its first-rate music, world-class stars, and postcard-ready views of India, Delhi 6 presents an especially welcomin
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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