80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
New wave Bollywood at its best, a Hindi-language film from a Mumbai studio that shows the influence of American and foreign films.
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70

L.A. Weekly

By David Chute
It weaves its familiar story with some fresh textures and even manages to invest the conflict on the field with a resonance that transcends the tick-tock turnover of the numerals on the scoreboard.
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70

Variety

By Derek Elley
Shaky handheld lensing, terrific cutting and uplifting music build to a grandstand finish in which the main characters are bound tightly into the physical drama. It ain't subtle, but it packs a punch at a simple emotional level.
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63

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
While it doesn't miss a cliche, it also invests every one with vigorous conviction.
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68 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.