Dhobi Ghat (2011)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Drama
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Total Reviews: 23
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Review Summary: Arun (Aamir Khan) an upmarket artist meets Shai (Monica Dogra) an NRI investment banker at his exhibition.

Average Critic Rating: (3.37)
Cast: Aamir Khan , Prateik Babbar , Monika Dogra , Kriti Malhotra
Director: Kiran Rao
Release Date: 21 Jan 2011
Est. Box Office Collection: 14.5 CR

Plot: Arun ( Aamir Khan ), a reclusive artist, moves into a run-down flat in the older part of Mumbai. After attending an exhibition of his works, he meets Shai ( Monica Dogra ), an American banker who has come to Mumbai to devote time to her hobby, photography, and takes Read more

Dhobi Ghat - Top Reviews

Intriguingly, Aamir Khan, otherwise such a fine actor, strikes a false note. With constantly furrowed brows, he seems to be performing at a different pitch from everyone else. You can almost feel the weight of being in an art house film on his shoulders -
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 
Cast:Aamir Khan, Pratik Babbar, Monica Dogra, Kriri MalhotraDirector:Kiran RaoIn 'Dhobi Ghat', written and directed by Kiran Rao, Mumbai city is as much a character as the four protagonists whose lives intersect during the film’s 95 minute running time.Sh
Rajeev Masand, IBN 
Yet her lovesong, however earnest, just doesn't sound good enough.
Raja Sen, Rediff 
Irrespective of its genre, an Aamir Khan production is looked forward to with enthusiasm.
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
Arun (Aamir Khan) an upmarket artist meets Shai (Monica Dogra) an NRI investment banker at his exhibition.
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India
The lives of others
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Kiran Rao has said that Mumbai is the fifth character in her film.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY

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Dhobi Ghat - All Reviews

If you watch primarily Bollywood commercial films as I do, then this film presents challenges but is not unrewarding. Essentially an art house film Dhobi Ghat is song-less, compact, a little languid and grounded in the type of reality which Western intern
Lidia Ostepeev, Planet Bollywood
Dir: Kiran Rao Cast: Aamir Khan, Prateik, Monica Dogra and Kriti Malhotra
Sarita A Tanwar, Mid-Day
Some actually praised Prateik Babbar's performance as a dhobi
K N Gupta, Smash Hits
Mumbai-A Place that turns a no man into an affluent one, land of great opportunities, richness...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
Director : Starring :Kiran Rao  Aamir Khan, Prateik, Monica Dogra and Kriti MalhotraDhobi Ghat Movie Review January 21, 2011 11:01:25 AM ISTBy Pankaj Sabnani, Glamsham Editorial view DHOBI GHAT videos The trailer of Aamir Khan Productions' DELHI BELLY whi
Pankaj Sabnani, Glam Sham
Its sometime drug dealers and its eternal slumlords.
Kaveree Bamzai, India Today
After the successful blockbuster hits of Lagaan, Taare Zameen Par, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na and Peepli [...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
’s directional debut ‘’ is also the sameThe movie is filmed in Mumbai and speaks about different aspects of the class residing in the city and their varied hopesThe film is not like a typical Bollywood naach-gaana typeIt is unconventionalIt does not have
Bollywood Mantra
My first and main thought throughout watching Dhobi Ghat was how much it reminded me of Slumdog Millionaire.
Maahin Akhlaque, Rediff 
Dhobi Ghat Movie Review : DHOBI GHAT: FAB 4 AT TIFF, Kiran, Aamir, Prateik and the Movie!!!! Dhobi...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
individuals, the story is about Arun (aamir) a noted artist who comes across Shai (monica), an investment banker at his exhibition. On the other hand, Shai makes friends with Munna (prateik), a neighbourhood Dhobi who aspires to be a star like Salman Khan
Bharat Student
Dhobi Ghat is meant for Mumbai lovers. For good and bad, Mumbai is what it is: home to millions who adore the city which is covered beautifully by Kiran Rao.
Roshni Mulchandani, Bolly Spice
Question: How you mold your life? Answer: By the choice we make and the chances we take centering on things, people and places we are in. Kiran Rao's introduction before 'Dhobi Ghat' was not much more than a wife of superstar Aamir Khan but with this movie, the helmer in her very first attempt has washed her resume with an artistic detergent and updated it as a helmer who thinks beyond Bollywood.
India Glitz
India has become the buzzword on an international level today. Almost everyone in every country has someone or the other who has been to India, Mumbai, Goa, etc. This exposure to India, and the incessant want to go to this country is much more than in the
Roy Daniel D'Silva, Movie Zadda
Did I like it? No. I did not ‘like’ it in the sense of ‘liking’ something. ...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
'Dhobi Ghat' - a stunning debut
Satyen K. Bordoloi, Now Running