Shuddh Desi Romance Movie Review

The way these characters are shaped, shaded is beautiful, and there are terrific individual moments with the leads

The Hindu

A love story that is at once utterly believable and utterly romantic; characters that we fall in love with from the first frame and dialogue that makes us smile even when situation is distinctly unfunny

Hindustan Times

It's aggressively non-formulaic, and gives us characters who refuse to conform

There's never a dull moment in Sahni's penetrating jibes and whimsical trifling, which strives to convey a simple but underrated philosophy in the most fun way possible - marry because you want to, not because you must

This film which stretches the idea of "romaans" in Bollywood

Indian Express

The film is a fascinating sketch tracking the mindset of today's youth

A dopey B-town love story. Its best thing is the kitschy art direction

It's light, it's unconventional, it's still Bollywood, and it breaks the fourth wall in more ways than one

Mumbai Mirror

Crazy, witty and a soulful twist on getting hitched


Refreshing, light, breezy and engaging

The concept is engaging, but the plot is little shudd, little desi and quite confused

Times of India

Shuddh Desi Romance packs a brilliant concept of modern day relationships in a garbled and repetitive packaging. Quite disappointing


Refreshingly different