It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Drama
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Review Summary: On the whole this one's a woeful experience not wonderful by any standard!

Average Critic Rating: (2.54)
Cast: Sanjeev Bhaskar , Goldy Notay , Sendhil Ramamurthy , Jimi Mistri , Sally Hawkins , Zoe Wanamaker , Shabana Azmi , Shaheen Khan
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Release Date: 07 May 2010

Plot: Mrs. Sethi ( Shabana Azmi ) is a widow living in Southall who wants to marry off her only daughter, for she is alone and unhappy. Her daughter, Roopi, ( Goldy Notay ) is a little plump and opinionated. Mrs. Sethi finds that all her matchmaking efforts are rudely rejected. Read more

It's a Wonderful Afterlife - Top Reviews

As reel after reel of Gurinder Chadha's It's a Wonderful Afterlife unspooled, it set me thinking.
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
The writing isn’t sparkling enough and after a while, the ghosts with their incessant chatter and peeling skin start to grate on your nerves. There are moments of affection and sweetness but It’s a Wonderful Afterlife is purposefully silly and way over th
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 
On the whole this one's a woeful experience not wonderful by any standard!
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
There are some films you’re certain you’ll enjoy - you like the cast, the outrageousness of the plot, the director’s past work and so on.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Cast: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Shabana Azmi, Goldy Notay, Steve MorphewDirector: Gurinder ChadhaGurinder Chadha's latest, "It's A Wonderful Afterlife" is missing the energy and the zing of her previous hit "Bend It Like Beckham", but it's a moderately entertainin
Rajeev Masand, IBN 

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It's a Wonderful Afterlife - All Reviews

It’s a Wonderful Afterlife offers various depictions of a British-Asian society and uses anecdotes to illustrate the shortcomings of a mixed culture. However, Chadha has, once again, tried to put too many ingredients in an already complicated mixture. The
Amrita Tanna, Bolly Spice
Gurinder's "Bend it like Beckham" has been her only feather in her cap.  All the movi...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Gurinder Chadha  Bally Sagoo, Sukhwinder Shinda, Taz  Ankur Tewari, Simon Duggal, Diamond Duggal, Tarsame S Jarnail, Andrew Griffiths, Syrona Marie, Gurinder Chadha, Parminder Chadha  Shabana Azmi, Sendhil Ramamurthy,
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
‘It’s A Wonderful Afterlife’(U/A) produced & directed by Gurinder Chadha is a ...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
story put sourly, the tale begins in the backdrop of London where Mrs Sethi (shabana), a widow is quite worried. Her concern is about her daughter (shaheen) who is not getting married and with no other choice left, she decides a plan. Soon, a series of mu
Bharat Student
She sees dead people. Not in the Sixth Sense way but on a totally different level.
Tushar Joshi, Mid-Day
It's quite fitting that a batch of marijuana-laced pakoras drives the plot of Gurinda Chadha's It's a Wonderful Afterlife.