60

Variety

By Derek Elley
A really small movie done up in a big, moody package, Saawariya entices, fitfully springs to life but finally outstays its welcome by a good half-hour.
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60

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
The experience is visually enchanting, cloyingly sweet, at once utterly chaste and insanely erotic, and finally exhausting. Aficionados will not settle for less.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
It's overblown and extravagant business as usual.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The first full-fledged Indian musical coproduced and distributed by a major Hollywood studio, this fanciful love story takes its unlikely inspiration from Fyodor Dostoevsky's short story "White Nights."
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40

Village Voice

See this movie if you need to get some sleep.
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25

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
How can it be that a movie as beautiful to look at as Saawariya is so . . . boring?
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44 out of 100
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