Mausam (2011)

Hindi 2 hrs 34 mins Romance
Critics Score
38%
Total Reviews: 32
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Review Summary: It's become a ritual. Week after week I make it a point to gauge audience expectations from a forthcoming movie on Twitter and Facebook.

Average Critic Rating: (2.70)
Cast: Shahid Kapoor , Sonam Kapoor , Anupam Kher , Aditi Sharma , Supriya Pathak , Manoj Pahwa , Vaibhav Talwar , Kamal Chopra , Kamal Tiwari , Mushtaq Kak , Herry Tangri , Maya Mankotia
Director: Pankaj Kapoor
Release Date: 23 Sep 2011
Est. Box Office Collection: 30.1 CR

Plot: The main story of the film spans over a period 10 years, from 1992 to 2002 and includes references to Demolition of Babri Masjid, Bombay Riots, 1993 Bombay bombings, Kargil War, 9/11 attacks and Post-Godhra Riots. Mausam is the story of two lovers, Harinder Singh, known as Harry ( Shahid Kapoor Read more

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Mausam - Top Reviews

When an awe-inspiring actor makes a debut as a director, there are obviously high expectations.
Mausam could quite easily have ended up being a stodgy, strenuous and self-conscious drama. Writer-director Kapur, the accomplished actor that he is, orchestrates the emotional ups and downs of his tale with a commendable degree of moderation for the most
After surviving almost three hours of this well-meaning but unbearably indulgent film, the audience is likely to be perplexed.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Harinder Singh aka Harry (Shahid Kapoor) whiles away his time in his native village waiting for the letter to join the Indian Air Force. But before the letter arrives he falls in love with Aayat (Sonam Kapoor) the displaced Kashmiri girl who lands up in t
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India
Cast:Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam KherDirector:Pankaj KapoorPankaj Kapur's 'Mausam' is an unfortunate mess of a movie about a pair of young lovers who spend more time apart than together, because they don't know how or where to reach one another wh
Rajeev Masand, IBN 
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Perfect one-day cricket conditions, as the English would say.
Raja Sen, Rediff 
When an awe-inspiring actor makes a debut as a director, there are obviously high expectations
It's become a ritual. Week after week I make it a point to gauge audience expectations from a forthcoming movie on Twitter and Facebook.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama

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Mausam - All Reviews

There is an absolutely devastating moment of pure drama in this eagerly-awaited, far-from-disappointing romance.
IANS Team, SIFY
Mausam, the debutant venture of Pankaj Kapoor is a pleasant journey through the dark and unpleasant historical events as a backdrop.
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Bharat Student
Expectation from the film was sky high for several reasonsFirst, it was the directional debut of an ace actor of TV and cinema Secondly, for the first time the film brings together the young and charismatic Jodi and Shahid KapoorThirdly, the soulful music
Bollywood Mantra
It is but stating the obvious that Sanjeev Kumar was an actor par excellence
Movie Talkies Team, MSN India
He's a peacock and she's a swan and the twain shall never mate.
Kaveree Bamzai, India Today
The film is slow and disappointing!
Bollywood Life
‘Mausam’ is essentially a Shahid Kapoor film!
Bollywood Life
The love story in its first season starts with mere adolescent attraction between a Punjabi boy Harry (Shahid Kapoor) and a Kashmiri girl Aayat (Sonam Kapoor) in a small village of Punjab. It develops into young love between them in season two. Their love
Bhavikk Sangghvi, Planet Bollywood
If, like most Bollywood fans, you love a good love story then Mausam (minus the seasons) will make you want to fall in love again. However, if what you’re after is a story which you could list for years to come as one of the most touching love stories giv
Amrita Tanna, Bolly Spice
As per the makers, 'Mausam' tries to bring in an old world charm into the proceedings. Just to jog audience's memory though, even Raj Kanwar directed 'Sadiyaan' [Ever heard of that? It was Luv Sinha's debut vehicle] had attempted that some time back and the results were miserable. Well, 'Mausam' isn't any better and that by itself is a terrible piece of news.
India Glitz
Mausam does not have the heart-warming quality of a love story to please the hearts of the audience. It will not be able to do substantial business at the box-office although reaching the average mark may not be difficult.
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Bollywood Life
Mausam is basically a love story that is set in the backdrop of political hostilities and religious conflict. The biggest strength of story of the movie, which begins in the early 1990s, is that it encompasses several historical events like displacement o
OneIndia
Mausam starts off expressively fresh, making up for somewhat overdone cutesiness with heart and flavour. Watching the movie my mind will diverge saying that why on earth it is taking so much time to complete. ...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
You could skip it!
Komal Nahta, Koi Moi
owever, the issues have been sorted out and the film is now set for release.
India Today
The film opens at the Punjab countryside, where a drifter waiting for a call-up from the Indian Air Force, Harry (ShahidKapoor) meets and falls in love with Aayat (SonamKapoor), who has been sent away to the safety of her elder sister’s home.But as events beyond the smitten couple’s control swirl around them, the relationship between Harry and Aayat starts sprouting. And soon, these couple get separated, but meet again meet again and part in faraway Scotland, and then finally reunite amid the Gujarat conflagration
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Kaveree Bamzai, India Today
Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Pankaj Kapoor  Pritam  Irshad Kamil  Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Adam Smith, Callum Fuller, Herry Tangri, Janine Ballantyne, Joseph Andrew Mclean, Ken Matthews, Supriya PathakMausam Movie Review Septembe
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
.  Firstly, versatile actor Pankaj Kapoor debuts as a director with ‘Mausam’ and he would not leave any stone unturned to make the music of Mausam a musical epitomeSecondly, as we all know Shahid Kapoor is associated with chartbuster music that creates mu
Bollywood Mantra
Mausam is flawed and tiresome but still has a good chance with people who are simply in love with love.
Mansha Rastogi, Now Running
Overall, it indeed falls in the category of Must Watch movies
K N Gupta, Smash Hits