Provoked (2007)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Social, Drama
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Review Summary: PROVOKED rests on a lackluster screenplay and that's its biggest flaw. At the box-office the film might appeal to a tiny section of audience but eve...

Average Critic Rating: (2.96)
Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan , Naveen Andrews , Robbie Coltrane , Miranda Richardson , Nandita Dass , Rebecca Pidgeon , Steve Mcfadden , Nicholas Irons , Raji James , Deborah Moore
Director: Jagmohan Mundhra
Release Date: 06 Apr 2007

Plot: Kiranjit Ahluwalia ( Aishwarya Rai ), a Punjabian woman, marries Deepak Ahluwalia ( Naveen Andrews ) in an arranged marriage and moves to Southall, UK with him to be closer to his family. Initially he seems caring and affectionate towards her but soon enough the true colors of her husband Read more

Provoked - Top Reviews

Anupama Chopra, India Today
PROVOKED rests on a lackluster screenplay and that's its biggest flaw. At the box-office the film might appeal to a tiny section of audience but eve...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Director : Music : Starring :Jagmohan Mundhra  A R Rahman  Aishwarya Rai, Naveen Andrews, Naveen Andrews, Robbie Coltrane, Miranda Richardson, Nandita Das, Rebecca Pidgeon, Steve Mcfadden, Nicholas Irons, Raji James, Deborah MooreBy Martin D’Souza, Bollyw
Martin D’Souza, Glam Sham
In Irish novelist Roddy Doyle's The Woman Who Walked Into Doors, the battered wife Paula keeps justifying her bruises by saying she as a habit walks into closed doors and hurts herself.
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
In the end, you come out of the theatre feeling more about the issue rather than the person.
Sukanya Verma, Rediff 

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Provoked - All Reviews

Provoked is that kind of a film where you know the end but what still makes you sit till the end is how the film reaches to its end. This one is a sincere fim from Jagmohan Mundhra. And he succeeds in his attempt!
GaRaM, Now Running
By: Taran Adarsh, IndiaFMSaturday, April 07, 2007 Domestic violence is a universal issue. Provoked borrows from a real-life incident -- a woman facing physical abuse and how she decides to put an end to it. For any real-life story to leave an indelible im
Barnett Brickner says that ?Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.? This is something each one of us should keep in our minds.
AGNISAKSHI That's the movie one remembers when the gory saga of Naveen Andrews beating, harassing and abusing his all-silence-and-hardly-revolting wife Aishwarya Rai is on the screen. While in AGNISAKSHI, Manisha Koirala escapes from the clutches of Nana Patekar only to make a filmy encounter with him again, this time with angel Jackie Shroff in tow, none of this happens in PROVOKED.
India Glitz
The fact that it is based on a real life incident itself evokes sympathy as well as empathyThe audiences’ heart goes out to the battered protagonist Kiranjit who is physically and mentally tortured for ten long years by her husbandThe film is based on the
Bollywood Mantra
A must watch for the weekend
Pankaj Shukla, Smash Hits
Bear in mind, the film contains strong language, nudity [some scenes] and violence. It is rated as a 15 in UK and PG-13 in America and Europe.