Swades Reviews

February 9, 2006
Gowariker's follow-up to his Oscar nominated 'Lagaan' is a generally effective, entertaining and, at times, deeply moving 'journey of personal discovery'.
December 21, 2004
Gowariker's unforced shooting style is the same as in Lagaan, but this time is let down by a schematic, non-dramatic script.
October 31, 2017
Swades is most probably the best film of 2004.
October 31, 2017
To his credit, director Ashutosh Gowariker's movie is beautiful and you'll fall in love with the characters.
October 31, 2017
Swades is undoubtedly the No 1 movie of the year.
January 29, 2005
The slow-burning Swades requires a bit of patience from its viewers, but such an investment is a minimal expense when the payoff is richly rewarding.