Cheeni Kum (2007)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Romance, Social
83 %
Total Reviews: 17
Sahi: 14 Nahi: 3

Review Summary: CHEENI KUM is absorbing in parts. A lackluster first half gets a boost with a much energetic second half and that elevates the film to the watchable l...

Average Critic Rating: (3.21)
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Plot: Cheeni Kum focuses on Buddhadev Gupta ( Amitabh Bachchan ). Buddhadev is the 64-year-old chef and owner of London's top Indian restaurant, Spice 6. He lives with his 85-year-old mother ( Zohra Sehgal ) and his only friend and confidante is his 9-year-old neighbour, Sexy ( Swini Khara ) who... Read more

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Tabu has balls.
Rediff 
CHEENI KUM is absorbing in parts. A lackluster first half gets a boost with a much energetic second half and that elevates the film to the watchable l...
Bollywood Hungama
Hindi movies are getting more and more real.
SIFY
Heartfelt request: Mr Bachchan, how about burying Sexy Sam, Mr Nishabd and Ghaas Phus-poos.. and fast?
Hindustan Times 
There comes a time when even great composers like Ilaiyaraaja fall into a rut.
Rediff 
The only weak link in this drama seems to be Paresh Rawal Tabu's Gandhian father.
Times of India
While one never expected a musical from a film which told a love story that had never been seen before, 'Cheeni Kum' manages to throw in a nice-n-little pleasant surprise.
SIFY
Cheeni Kum, directed by R Balakrishnan, is a romantic comedy that tells us about two strangers who fall in love with each other and wish to spend the rest of their lives together. The movie does not beat around the age factor but rather with hilariously w
Indicine
The concept of an older man and a middle aged woman is no longer a novel concept in bollywood, nonetheless the writer and director attempting this concept is commendable as it is a topic which is still Tabuoo amongst the massesHowever the film caters more
Bollywood Mantra
Cheeni Kum directed by R Balki is a quiet endeavor to create a love story which is not only hatke but also deconstructs the normal notions about love and courtship
MSN India
On the whole Cheeni Kum is less of sweetness but definitely is a delicious dish. The concept is more likely to attract elite and modern class of audience and lovers of offbeat subjects would relish. Business will be best at Multiplexes especially in the m
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Bharat Student
The movie is about two adults who fall in love.
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The film lives up to its title. 'Cheeni' is indeed 'kum' in this movie because just when you thought that the sugar coated proceedings would actually make you turn diabetic, director Balki suddenly decides to eliminate the dish with all the sugar and makes it taste so 'feeka' that you tend to relish only the first few helpings (read first half) than the dessert (the last 30 minutes).
India Glitz
Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :R Balakrishnan  Illaiyaraja   Sameer  Amitabh Bachchan, Tabu, Paresh Rawal.By Martin D'Souza, Bollywood Trade News Network There’s that spark in his eyes that you see in a teenager. There’s that acceptance in the way
Glam Sham
While there are holes, Cheeni Kum is one dish that possesses all the ingredients to please audiences. If you’re looking for a David Dhawan comedy, stay away. Otherwise, indulge yourself in a feast and make sure to relish each bite. It’s worth it.
Bolly Spice
Buddhadev (Amitabh Bachchan) – a 64 year old NRI chef and confirmed bachelor, meets a vivacious 34 year old career woman from Delhi (Tabu) and they fall in love. Some of the dialogues between the couple are beautifully executed by the actors and stylishly
Planet Bollywood