Jalpari - The Desert Mermaid (2012)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Children, Drama
Critics Score
70%
Total Reviews: 10
User Score
0%
Total Votes: 0

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Review Summary: For curious Shreya this will turn out to be an unforgettable summer holiday. Her adventures land her in forbidden territory of a village where a dark secret awaits her.

Average Critic Rating: (3.00)
Cast: Lehar Khan , Krishang Trivedi , Pravin Dabas , Tannishtha Chatterjee , Harsh Mayar , Pravin Dabas , Suhasini Mulay , Parvin Dabas , Rahul Singh , Tannishtha Chatterjee , Rahul Singh , Harsh Mayar , Rajendra Gupta , Suhasini Mulay , Krishang Trivedi , Rajendra Gupta
Director: Nila Madhab Panda
Release Date: 31 Aug 2012
Est. Box Office Collection: 0.1 CR

Plot: A well-heeled family from tony neighborhood of New Delhi travels from the city through dusty roads that lead into the Madhogarh village, district Mahendragarh in Haryana, far out and buried in the debris of the past. Shreya, the tomboy of the family, finally arrives at her father's village for the Read more

Jalpari - The Desert Mermaid - Top Reviews

For curious Shreya this will turn out to be an unforgettable summer holiday. Her adventures land her in forbidden territory of a village where a dark secret awaits her.
Madhureeta Mukherjee, Times of India
It has been decades since India gained freedom but many Indians are still trapped...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama

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Jalpari - The Desert Mermaid - All Reviews

Bollywood has a new Khan!
Keyrun Rao, Bollywood Life
Nila Madhab Panda's last outing I Am Kalam in 2011 fetched several honours including the National Film Award for Best Child Artiste for Harsh Mayar. For his second feature, Panda again has kids in the forefront
Shaheen Parkar, Mid-Day
"Jalpari" should immediately be granted tax exemption and made accessible to every Indian who loves his daughter and to every womb breaker who ever thought of snuffing an unborn life out.
IANS Team, India Today
Jalpari doesn't quite match up the brilliance of I Am Kalam but still remains an endearing watch.
Mansha Rastogi, Now Running
Jalpari is a little gem, with a message on female foeticide that is so critical, and a heart so large that the narration could easily have been submerged in the social statement. Panda has carved a miniature gem on the past imperfect and the present tense
IANS Team, NDTV 
Released on 31-8-’12 at Inox (daily 1 show), Sterling (daily 1 show) and other cinemas of Bombay by Ultra Dis- tributors thru Multimedia Combines. Publicity: so-so. Opening: dull. …….Also released in Delhi-U.P. and East Punjab.
Komals Reviews
Credit must go to Panda for directing this wonderful cast and the production team
K N Gupta, Smash Hits
After getting familiar with the facts like female foeticide, dowry, and many such long-lasting outdated traditions, it can be say that India hasn't still got the real freedom what it deserves. The country is making progress in every sector day by day, but
Aakash Barvalia, Movie Zadda