• Released
  • January 11, 2013
  • NR , 2 hr 30 min
  • Romantic Comedy
    Comedy Drama
  • 80 Fan Ratings
60

Variety

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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60

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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50

The Hollywood Reporter

What Vishal Bhardwaj's Indian comedy brings in star power, it lacks in humor.
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50

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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30

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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