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Life of Pi

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12 Reviews
12 Ratings
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Audience Rating

7 Reviews
27 Ratings

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The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.Wikipedia

Life of Pi Reviews


It may not touch your heart, but it’s a feast for the eyes. Watch it for its sheer visual brilliance.

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express


The film makes great use of 3D, and for once I was not cursing: the ocean's immersiveness and the overpowering emptiness and the sheer beauty surrounding Pi is enhanced by the technology.

Rashid Irani
Hindustan Times


A tale full of sound, fury and state-of-the-art special effects, Life Of Pi is a one-of-a-kind dazzler. Oscars ahoy!

Life of Pi is a one of its kind visual experience.

Grab a piece of this Pi. It is a must watch. In terms of both the scale of its ambition and the exquisite perfection of its execution, Life of Pi is pure magic.

Renuka Vyavahare
Times Of India


Ang Lee interweaves adventure and spirituality brilliantly. And if you still don't know what meditation feels like, Watch Life of Pi, it is therapeutic and profound.

Daniel Pinto
DNA India


In a world where religion is viewed as an anthropological tailbone and a stumbling block in the way to a better tomorrow, Life of Pi is a well-told parable which offers scoffers a non-intelligence-insulting perspective. A visually captivating but subtlely written film with great performances, Life of Pi makes for interesting viewing.


Life Of Pi is a compelling tale of adventure, magic and some stunning visual effects. This boy and tiger deserve a watch.


You would struggle to find another film that so fluidly blends the tech-specks with aesthetic finery. Life Of Pi is a visual spectacle, and the 3D here is the best you have ever seen (yes, it's better than Avatar).

Anjum Shabbir


The world of Pi is brought to life with the ocean literally immersing you into the film and the tiger feeling more real than a trip to the zoo! Life of Pi is just as much an achievement of technology, as it is of story telling or film making.


Overall, the elements weaved into the concept of the movie are just like the clear pool water after which Pi was named, and it is up to oneself to decide what lesson comes out of ‘Life of Pi'!


Whether you have or have not read the book, watching the highly impressive 3D movie is absolutely once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Audience Reviews for Life of Pi

  • Shashwat Sisodia
    Shashwat Sisodia
    300 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    'Life of Pi' is a brilliant achievement, and it's not simplistic storytelling which mends itself in the most exciting, boundless ways. It's that, but in the form of visual-storytelling. The events of a 'Pi Patel's in real life might be closely disturbing, but the film takes a flight of fancy. The way the animals cooperate with humans can only be the incredible imagination of the fantastical 'Rhythm and Hues', also responsible for the great cinematography of the film. The past and future in between the story has been captured in authentic grimness. The grip has also been exerted by the excellent casting choice of Kaufman, who selects the right actors: Adil Hussain has not been given much to do, but Tabu brings heft and affection in a short, crisp role as the mother. Ultimately, the performance of Suraj Sharma might, in fact, come as a loose one, but ultimately even he is provided cover by a strong Irfan Khan who surprises in even familiar notes. Watch 'Life of Pi' for a visually brilliant joyride at cinema screens. Regret would be far.

    December 13, 19
  • Ajay lawyer
    Ajay lawyer
    85 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    amazing ,very scary ,cant image to stay der

    July 24, 17
  • Lasit Roy
    Lasit Roy
    32 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    Artistic effort. The film exposes the idea of belief about the existence of god. Good story. Good acting performences.

    November 27, 15
  • Dev
    32 reviews
    Top Reviewer

    Life of Pi achieves the near impossible, it's an astonishing technical achievement that's also emotionally rewarding.Mr. Lee's film is stronger as a visual experience-especially in 3-D-than an emotional one.This movie is to be seen and experienced. It is not to be heard.

    November 23, 14