Guru (2007)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Romance, Drama
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Review Summary: GURU is one of the finest films to come out of the Hindi film industry.

Average Critic Rating: (3.54)
Cast: Mithun Chakraborty , Abhishek Bachchan , Aishwarya Rai Bachchan , Mallika Sherawat , Aarya Babbar , Roshan Seth , Vidya Balan , Sachin Khedekar , Dhritiman Chatterjee , Arjan Bajwa , Darshan Jariwala , Manoj Joshi , Rajendra Gupta , Sarita Joshi , Neena Kulkarni , Sanjay Swaraj , Sudhir Pandey , Laxmi Rattan , Murad Ali , Mukesh Bhatt , Pratap Pothen , Master Sunny , Baby Simran , Baby Ashoi , Baby Anoushka , Shaikh Sami
Director: Mani Ratnam
Release Date: 12 Jan 2007

Plot: The beginning of the film is set in 1951 in a small village of Idar in Sabarkantha district, northern Gujarat, a young man named Gurukant 'Guru' Desai ( Abhishek Bachchan ) dreams of making it big some day. His father ( Rajendra Gupta ), the headmaster of the village school, Read more

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GURU is one of the finest films to come out of the Hindi film industry.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Guru is the stuff of dreams, the fluff of escapism.
Raja Sen, Rediff 
Coming together of Mani Ratnam and A.R.Rahman is always special.
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
Capitalist calling
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand

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Guru - All Reviews

Gurukant Desai or Guru (Abhishek) hails from a small village in Gujarat but has big dreams and aspirations.
Sheetal Tanej Vij, Rate Movies Here
From the beginning itself the movie does not let you move for a single minute the music the cinematography the direction and finally the acting. Everything is just on the right place and very well balanced.
Deep Ganatra, Now Running
GURU is the story of a man who wants to make money. He has the gumption and the smarts to do it too; what I would call a jugaadu person. How he does what he does, and how he progresses from a village lad to a rich mill-owning tycoon, is the movie. The fil
Amodini Sharma, Planet Bollywood
In this reviewer's humble opinion, there is a fine line between having your own sound and being repetitive.
Sumit Bhattacharya, Rediff 
Guru is a good movie of the leave-your-brain-home-and-allow-yourself-to-get-entertained genre. It’s has a good blend of comedy and action, and oodles of swag. All in all, it’s a good family entertainer for this weekend.
Pooja Pande, BookMyShow
Story: An inspirational tale of a young man who dares to dream big, to establish India’s largest company. The story revolves around him, how he builds his company from scratch after leaving a decent job in Turkey.
Guru: Good Storytelling - limited message. Should have been made 10yrs ago. MovieExpert...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
There are films that entertain. And make you happy. Then oncein-a-while you get to watch a film that makes you say - hey what the heck...Let's give life another shot. In other words, you are injected with an unparalleled energy that bolsters your confidence and belief in the possibilities that one can create for one's own self. In spite of boulders of odds in your way. There's a multitude of emotions that Mani Rathnam's 'Guru' generates as you walk out of the theatre with goose pimples and a stammer in the walk. And yes, the buzz surrounding Bachchan Junior is absolutely true. Abhishek's priceless performance shall be reckoned as one of the all time finest acts in Indian cinema. The rumours surrounding the film being a biopic of Dhirubhai Ambani is true as well.
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Kaveree Bamzai, India Today
'Daring to dream' is probably the larger motif of the movie Guru. In a sense, that has also been the underlying impulse of Mani Rathnam himself as he has dreamed into reel about the life and times of a man who had an outrageous idea and even more outrageous desire to make them into reality, come hell or high water.
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It has several things which work for it, the amazing script which has a close parallel with industrialist Dhirubai Ambani’s life, a strong inspiring storyline, characters which are close to real life which have shades of white, black as well as grey, cine
Bollywood Mantra
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Pankaj Shukla, Smash Hits
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Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
The year may be far from over; as it is still the first quarter of the year, but it is pretty obvious that Guru will remain one of the best films of the year. It can easily be said that it is one of the best films of recent times. The movie will surely no
Razeen, Bolly Spice
Whether Guru is the dramatized rise and rise of a leading Indian businessman or a work of fiction that just takes a few threads from the life of one of Indian corporate history's most controversial men, is not a matter of consequence; but what does matter
Movie Talkies Team, MSN India
When Yuva was being made into a bilingual movie, the general feeling was that Mani Ratnam had learnt from his failure in Uyire.
Sriram Iyer, Rediff 
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The best thing about Mani Ratnam’s films is that he chooses offbeat subjects, and fictionalized biographies seem to interest him a lot.
Deepa Gahlot, SIFY
Playing it safe in the box office seems to be the first theory of veteran actor turned politician Jaggesh in his debut as director. He had seen trials and tribulations in his life as an actor and in shaping up his son he has partially won from 'Guru' a film produced by Smt Parimala Jaggesh.
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