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Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

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Critic Rating

6.2

10 Reviews
8 Ratings
75%
in favor

Audience Rating

7.9
4 Reviews
8 Ratings

Movie Info

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Writer

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Language

Hindi

Synopsis

A lonely 40-ish man, likely to remain a bachelor, has a chance to find the love of his life when he falls for a vivacious young woman.Wikipedia

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Reviews

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express

-

...you cannot get more self-referential than having your hero say 'yeh dilwala apni dulhaniya le hi jayega': that's seriously scraping the barrel.'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' has some sparkling moments, featuring Surinderji Sahni. The rest is done that, seen this. Are there any new ideas left in the Yashraj chest? Now is the time to delve deep.

Khalid Mohamed
Hindustan Times

7

Debutante Anushka Sharma is assured and upright but you wouldn't kill to eat paani puris with her, the way Suri-cum-Raj does. Incontestably, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is an SRK show. The end credits with snapshots is a delight, don't miss them. The actor sends you home with a smile and a tear. So, here's a must-grab-ticket to SRK.

Raja Sen
Rediff

4

The first half of the film seems somewhat alright, though I'd love an explanation on how a woman besotted with a certain man not just imagines him on screen in a romantic medley, but sees him dance with a string of Bollywood heroines instead of herself. The second half of the film sees a lot of the aforementioned Rab-invoking, with much talk of divinity and love. And as you yawn through the last half hour -- wherein lies the Rab -- you realise that the entire makeover device, which masquerades as the plot of the film, was completely unnecessary, and all the hero needed to do was take her to the temple a few more times. And a redundant plot is as unforgivable as it gets.

Nikhat Kazmi
Times Of India

6

The only high point of the film is Shah Rukh's interpretation of the geeky-gawky middle class hero, who would have actually been quite lovable if he didn't metamorphose into his gaudy, over-the-top alter ego, Raj. Debutante Anoushka lacks all chutzpah and can barely hold your attention. Watch it, only for Surinder Sahni ji, a refreshing new take on the Bollywood hero.

The premise of Rab Ne is illogical but even if you are willing to overlook the fact that Tani fails to recognise her own husband because he loses his moustache and gels his hair, the film is a frustrating experience. Sporadic scenes play out nicely and Shah Rukh Khan works every acting muscle to bring conviction to this story but the overwhelming emotional inconsistency fractures the film.

6

However, you have to give it to Aditya to attempt a love story that's drastically different from the one he set the trend of in the first place. Coming back after a span of eight years, Aditya chooses a subject that may not set the cash registers ringing in a way, say, a Om Shanti Om did, but tells a heartwarming love story of a middle-class, middle-aged man that needs to be applauded for its minimalism.

Taran Adarsh
Bollywood Hungama

4

On the whole, RAB NE BANA DI JODI is vey desi at heart with a strong start and an equally strong emotional end. Having said that, you cannot deny the fact that you expect much, much more from Aditya Chopra. It is no DILWALE DULHANIYA LE JAYENGE, it's not MOHABBATEIN either. It's lower than that!

8

It's very rare for another actor to steal the thunder right from under Shahrukh Khan's nose. Even though the script is the winner here, newcomer Anushka Sharma walks off with an applause-worthy performance. It's difficult to believe that this is her debut.

Reviewer Profile
Glamsham

8.5

If you have loved Raj crooning 'Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jaana Sanam' in 1995 and five years down the line, you were still in love with him and many (female fans) implored him 'Humko Hamin Se Chura Lo' there is no reason why you should not let a now mature Raj, masquerading as Surinder Sawhney (but still romantic at heart!), telling you in 2008 'Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta hai..' in his trademark (still) charming way, though rather ' Haule Haule!'

Had the story chosen not to take the regressive and cliched path towards the end, the film would have been path-breaking. Still, for the fresh sparks in the story, Shah Rukh Khan's hugely entertaining performance and Anushka Sharma's confident debut, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi remains unmissable.

Audience Reviews for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

  • Saheb Abdullah
    Saheb Abdullah
    82 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    6

    sweet love story straight into heart

    December 02, 16
  • John Pakaat
    John Pakaat
    8 reviews
    Reviewer
    10

    Srk and adi

    keep it sample and will be more beautiful

    February 07, 17
  • Raj Khanna
    Raj Khanna
    8 reviews
    Reviewer
    10

    Aditya Ne Banadi Wonderful film

    The movie was already the most hotly anticipated film of the year when it was announced in March because it is finally the third directorial outing of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Mohabbatein director Aditya Chopra.
    Aditya's films always turn out to be good and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is his next movie 8 years after Mohabbatein.
    The story is about an 'odd' couple played by Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma who find true love in the backdrop of a dance competition called "Dancing Jodi". Surinder Sahni (Shahrukh Khan), a man working for Punjab Power, who falls in love with Taani (Anushka Sharma) the flamboyant, fun-loving, vivacious girl for whom the whole world is her canvas and she paints her own life with the colours of rainbow all until unforeseen circumstances changes it all and brings them together. They get married and lead a not-so happy life due to huge age difference between Surinder and Taani. Taani, meanwhile, wants to participate in a reality dance show called "Dancing Jodi," which is the main backdrop of the movie. The dance contest showcases couples of all races, colours, backgrounds and sexual preferences. Taani wants to take part for the show, but she is not able to due to her husband's lack of fashion statement. Later on when Surinder finds out about his wife's wish to participate in the reality dance show, he undergoes a major change. Taani keeps falling in love with her changed husband.
    Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is such a beautiful film that touches your heart that makes you cry and laugh in some points like Shahrukh against a sumo wrestler. Some of my friends thought that it looked rubbish because in the promos Shahrukh Khan had a moustache, and comb over and was wearing bad cloths but is truly the best the best Bollywood movie of the year after a long list of turkeys. It is also the first Shahrukh film of the year and before this he made special appearances in Krazzy 4 and Bhootnath.
    The music is brilliant although they can't match with the classic soundtracks of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Mohabbatein but there were about 5 songs and every single song was good and I don't know what the best songs are.
    It is a must see unless you do not like Shahrukh or have a heart of stone because there is no way you are going to like it.

    January 27, 17
  • Now Iam
    Now Iam
    9 reviews
    Reviewer
    10

    Who take great film with sample story

    The movie was already the most hotly anticipated film of the year when it was announced in March because it is finally the third directorial outing of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Mohabbatein director Aditya Chopra.
    Aditya's films always turn out to be good and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is his next movie 8 years after Mohabbatein.
    The story is about an 'odd' couple played by Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma who find true love in the backdrop of a dance competition called "Dancing Jodi". Surinder Sahni (Shahrukh Khan), a man working for Punjab Power, who falls in love with Taani (Anushka Sharma) the flamboyant, fun-loving, vivacious girl for whom the whole world is her canvas and she paints her own life with the colours of rainbow all until unforeseen circumstances changes it all and brings them together. They get married and lead a not-so happy life due to huge age difference between Surinder and Taani. Taani, meanwhile, wants to participate in a reality dance show called "Dancing Jodi," which is the main backdrop of the movie. The dance contest showcases couples of all races, colours, backgrounds and sexual preferences. Taani wants to take part for the show, but she is not able to due to her husband's lack of fashion statement. Later on when Surinder finds out about his wife's wish to participate in the reality dance show, he undergoes a major change. Taani keeps falling in love with her changed husband.
    Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is such a beautiful film that touches your heart that makes you cry and laugh in some points like Shahrukh against a sumo wrestler. Some of my friends thought that it looked rubbish because in the promos Shahrukh Khan had a moustache, and comb over and was wearing bad cloths but is truly the best the best Bollywood movie of the year after a long list of turkeys. It is also the first Shahrukh film of the year and before this he made special appearances in Krazzy 4 and Bhootnath.
    The music is brilliant although they can't match with the classic soundtracks of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Mohabbatein but there were about 5 songs and every single song was good and I don't know what the best songs are.
    It is a must see unless you do not like Shahrukh or have a heart of stone because there is no way you are going to like it.

    November 29, 16