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Jab We Met

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Critic Rating

7.4

8 Reviews
7 Ratings
100%
in favor

Audience Rating

7.7
1 Review
25 Ratings

Movie Info

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Running Time

Language

Hindi

Synopsis

Jab We Met is a 2007 Hindi romantic comedy film. A depressed wealthy businessman finds his life changing after he meets a spunky and care-free young woman.Wikipedia

Jab We Met Reviews

Khalid Mohamed
Hindustan Times

6

Of the cast, none of the supporting performances is worth a wow. Shahid Kapur is boyish charm personified and tackles difficult scenes with maturity. Kareena Kapoor is outstanding. She handles mood swings – from the narcissistic to the self-effacing – with spontaneity. Yup, there is a chemistry. Jab We Saw, We Liked. Worth a trip.

Nikhat Kazmi
Times Of India

8

The film's a sparkler, from the word go. From the onset of the adventurous train journey that leaves Mumbai for Bhatinda with its quirky passenger duo of a phataka Kareena and an angry young boy-man Shahid, through the winding mossy ways of the heartland (literally, so), till its final filmy destination, the film's a warm and stylish voyage that gently carries you along.

Jab We Met starts out like a run-of-the-mill fun album. But along the way, it springs quite a few mellifluous surprises. Let's hope the movie will have the same quality.

Taran Adarsh
Bollywood Hungama

7

JAB WE MET is one of the finest [romantic] films to come out of Bollywood in 2007. At the box-office, it has the merits to work big time. Strongly recommended… Go with your family!

8

Full marks to Imtiaz Ali for keeping it straight and simple. JAB WE MET is surely worth a watch. I’m sure like the above-mentioned films (Love Story, QSQT and DDLJ) it will have a repeat audience as well.

Prathna Tiwari
Bollyspice

9

...a movie that needs to be studied by students of cinema and makers of Bollywood. The movie teaches a valuable lesson which is that you don’t need an “out of this world” script in order to make an “out of this world” movie. This one is without a doubt, one of the masterpieces of 2007!

Subhash K Jha
NowRunning

7

Heart-warming in its sincerity and utterly wedded to the feeling of romantic integrity, "Jab We Met" is the kind of cinematic experience that is hard to come by in this day and age of smoky cynicism and borrowed rage.

While watching the movie, there were various points at which, I wanted the script to take an unexpected turn. A turn that would make it a little more substantial than just "time-pass". But, that was not to be. It's silly, it's mushy-mushy, it's not to be taken seriously at all - it's a perfect date movie. No more, no less.

Audience Reviews for Jab We Met

  • Saheb Abdullah
    Saheb Abdullah
    82 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    8

    Imtiaz Is A Great Filmmaker And This Is His Version Of DDLJ.Such A Nice Story, Excellent Album, Good Acting & Altogether A Feel Good Movie & A Perfect Rom Com.

    May 09, 16