Taare Zameen Par – What the critics are saying...
A "sensitive drama" which is a "far cry from the formulaic masala flicks churned out by the Bollywood machine."
- BBC: Four out of Five Stars full review click here
"A mandatory viewing [of the film] for all schools and all parents." - Times of India
"By far, ‘Taare Zameen Par’ is the movie of the year. It’s not just out of the box, ‘Taare…’ is simply out of this world." - The Hindu: Five out of Five Stars
"There should be no doubt whatsoever in anybody's mind after watching Taare Zameen Par that the real hero of this film is its remarkable, rooted, rock-solid script which provides the landscape for such an emotionally engaging, heart-warming experience." - CNN-IBN: Four out of Five Stars
The Pain of Dyslexia, As Told by Bollywood
NEW DELHI -- A recent Bollywood movie about a dreamy 8-year-old boy had all the ingredients of an Indian blockbuster -- six songs, tearful ups and downs and a happy ending. But the film has also planted the seeds of a movement to raise public awareness about dyslexia in India. full review click here. - By Rama Lakshmi, Washington Post Foreign Service