Videsh - Heaven on Earth (2009)

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Review Summary: VIDESH - HEAVEN ON EARTH works in parts but it's not enough.

Average Critic Rating: (2.13)
Cast: Preity Zinta , Vansh Bhardwaj , Yanna McIntosh , Gick Grewal , Geetika Sharma , Orville Maciel , Ramanjit Kapur , Balinder Johar , Rajinder Singh Cheema , Gourrav Sihan , Balwinder Singh Chana , Dilbagh Dhaliwal
Director: Deepa Mehta
Release Date: 13 Mar 2009

Plot: Vibrant Chand ( Preity Zinta ) is a young bride leaving her home in Ludhiana, Punjab, India, for Brampton, Ontario, Canada, where her husband Rocky ( Vansh Bhardwaj ) and his very traditional family await her arrival. Everything is new and unfamiliar to Chand including the quiet and shy Rocky Read more

Videsh - Heaven on Earth - Top Reviews

Ever known that blood-curdling sensation when you stand up for the so-called victim, unleashing a diatribe of verbal gunfire against the apparent offender, only to have the object of your blind support curtly nudging you, 'You're over reacting.'
Sukanya Verma, Rediff 
There’s celebration in the air and we learn that lovely Chand (Preity Zinta) is getting engaged.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Videsh: Heaven on Earth is a frustrating film. There are scenes here of marital violence that are so effectively horrific that you almost can’t bear to watch.
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 
It will have to look internationally to recoup the investment.
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
VIDESH - HEAVEN ON EARTH works in parts but it's not enough.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama

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Videsh - Heaven on Earth - All Reviews

[an error occurred while processing this directive]Partly based on Girish Karnad''s play Naag Mandala and perhaps inspired by several true stories, Deepa tries to inject myth into the main story and that''s one of the prime reasons why you don''t take to
To her credit, Preity Zinta gives more than she gets as she traverses fantasy and reality seamlessly in a marvelous performance. Even if the movie doesn’t.E-mail author:
Shashi Baliga, Hindustan Times 
Chand (Zinta), the daughter of the soil (saada Punjab) is spunky for all of 10 minutes.
Bryan Durham, Mid-Day
Not impressive, just okay.
Bharat Student
The camera work of the ghettos where Preity lives with her husband and his family is also good in portraying the true picture of the living conditions of the most of the Indians there
S Pankaj, Smash Hits
The film is based on Girish Karnad's stage play called Nagamandala which tells the story about a newly married young woman who becomes a victim of domestic abuse. Neglected by her husband and desperate to make the marriage work, she decides to win his lov
Bhargav Saikia, Planet Bollywood