• Released
  • January 11, 2013
  • NR , 2 hr 30 min
  • Romantic Comedy
    Comedy Drama
  • 80 Fan Ratings


By Joe Leydon
Agreeably amusing but unduly extended, Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola suggests what might have resulted had Rodgers and Hammerstein lived long enough to attempt a Broadway musical about the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
For the most part "Matru" is neatly energetic, a mix of screwball whimsy and softball seriousness.
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The Hollywood Reporter

What Vishal Bhardwaj's Indian comedy brings in star power, it lacks in humor.
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The New York Times

By Rachel Saltz
A mix of gently outraged populism and low-powered romantic comedy, Vishal Bhardwaj's Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola might have been better with a chunk lopped off its two-and-a-half-hour runtime.
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Village Voice

Save for a couple of visually engaging dance numbers, mostly shot with hand-held digital cameras, MKBKM is dishearteningly banal.
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46 out of 100
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