Peepli Live Reviews

October 24, 2017
A largely unknown confident cast, rousing folk music and Rizvi's understated direction result in a fresh, credible comic gem.
August 19, 2010
This is a movie that opens with the hero puking, and spends the rest of its running time showing why that may be the only sane response to the state of the world.
August 13, 2010
A fitfully amusing Indian comedy that touches on a hot-button topic.
August 13, 2010
You can't decide whether to laugh because the events are so absurd or cry because you can imagine them really happening.
August 13, 2010
I liked Peepli Live, which is colorful and at times quite lively, but I wish it were funnier and its satirical edge a bit sharper.
August 13, 2010
Manages to mine substantial dark humor from this tragic situation while offering pointed -- and sometimes poignant -- social commentary in the process.
August 11, 2010
Both a heartfelt and a genuinely funny skewering of India's convoluted caste-consciousness.
August 10, 2010
It's an unusual taste of mainstream Indian cinema, unexpectedly irreverent with an earthier, folkier soundtrack than the typical Bollywood electro-bounce.