Khuda Ke Liye (English, Urdu) - External Reviews

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Fanaticsm, racial profiling, feminism, generation gap, lost identities of people moving from the East to the West - Khuda Ke Liye covers it all with a good forceful impact in the end.

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13 reviewers have given Khuda Ke Liye an average rating of 4.2/5.0 (?)

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Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, All Bollywood ..."Khuda Kay Liye" also focuses on what being a modern Muslim really means in Pakistan... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...in the end comes a courtroom drama that questions the distorted view of Islam propagated by the radicals.... full review

So-So by Abhishek Bandekar, DearCinema ...The irony in ‘reading’ Arabic but not ‘understanding’ it, the irony in ‘running’ away in a ‘burqa’, the irony in ‘singing’ the ‘azaan’ and so on... full review

Thumbs down by Bikas Mishra, DearCinema ...The film attempts to initiate a dialogue on the perception of Islam both within and outside Pakistan.... full review

Thumbs up by Deep, Deep's Home ...Weak first half but very very strong 2nd half... full review

Thumbs up by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...As the plot unfolds, you do feel cluttered with far too many characters, too many time jumps and several awkwardly shot scenes... full review

Thumbs up by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Despite its obvious flaws — which includes some amateurish acting, modest production values for a film of this scale, and more than a few creative liberties in the plot — Khuda Kay Liye is still an immensely engaging film because it's made from the heart.... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...Director Shoaib Mansoor knows exactly what he's talking about and has handled several portions with dexterity,... full review

Thumbs up by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...The film has its share of flaws. Some scenes are amateurish and overtly simplistic. Many questions are left conveniently unanswered... full review

So-So by Jahan Bakshi, Now Running.com ...Iman Ali, who plays Miriam, is also the only actor who manages to leave an impression... full review

Thumbs up by Syed Firdaus Ashraf, Rediff ...Unfortunately, the film falls short of good performances, except from the lead couple, Shaan and Iman Ali.... full review

Thumbs up by Saakshi Juneja, To Each Its Own ...there are certain creations who manage to touch a chord deep within irrespective of genre, language, personal likes/dislikes, etc etc.... full review