Salaam-e-Ishq - External Reviews

wogma rating: The keen should rent; else TV (?)
quick review:

An entertaining 2 hours sandwiched between a clumpsy beginning (45 minutes) and a boring end (another 45 minutes). It is worth watching once when you are in a mood for a light movie. But you don't need to rush to the theatres. Excellent acting and good direction. I especially enjoyed the parody on everything our "masala" movies stand for. Still wondering what the end product would be if it was 1.5 hours shorter.

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13 reviewers have given Salaam-e-Ishq an average rating of 1.3/5.0 (?)

2 yays
8 nays
3 so-so

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So-So by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...Despite too many tear-jerking moments, there are hardly one or two scenes that genuinely stir your emotions.... full review

So-So by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...The storylines that seemed odd earlier become engaging,... full review

Thumbs down by Prema K., Bollyvista.com ...The director should have just stuck to three stories; Govinda- Shannon, Akshaye Khanna- Ayesha Takia, and John Abraham- Vidya Balan.... full review

Thumbs down by Deep, Deep's Home ...The movie is about 6 different couples, oops, 5 different couples... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...It was a typical scene like in the good Ol Hindi movies when the entire cast would assemble along with the cops who would always be late!... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...the deficiencies outweigh everything in this enterprise... full review

Thumbs down by aish2kar, MovieWalah ...It's just that the scenes don't have any impact on the audience.... full review

Thumbs down by George, Pacem In Terris ...Music is the highlight of this movie... full review

Thumbs up by Lidia Ostepeev, Planet Bollywood ...Fewer cuts with time and place slides inserted between them would have created a more streamlined effect and generated greater momentum.... full review

So-So by Sukanya Verma, Rediff ...Not to say that the star-studded movie doesn't entertain. It does, but only in parts.... full review

Thumbs up by Naomi Datta, Times Now ...it is really not trying to be a deeply meaningful take on love – it is candy floss but with a great sense of humour... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...the movie sinks with the sheer weight of its banality.... full review