• Bride & Prejudice (2005)

Bride & Prejudice

Release Date: February 11th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

With four beautiful daughters of marrying age, Manorama (Nadira Babbar) and Chaman Bakshi (Anupam Kher) frantically seek out the perfect husbands for their children. Yet their eldest daughter, Lalita (Aishwarya Rai), is intent upon marrying at her own choosing, for love. Lalita endures a number of hopeful suitors, but the American William Darcy (Martin Henderson) seems different -- and not always in a good way. Misunderstandings, schemes and lies threaten to keep the two from true love.

Cast: Aishwarya Rai, Martin Henderson, Anupam Kher, Nadira Babbar, Naveen Andrews, Namrata Shirodkar, Daniel Gillies, Indira Varma

Director: Gurinder Chadha

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Pathé Pictures, Bride Productions

Distributors: Miramax Films, Pathé Films

Keywords: Daughter, Family, Witty, Sister, Mother, London, Heartwarming, Rescue, 2000s, Marriage, Father, Friend, Love, Quest, Los Angeles

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Lightweight but utterly beguiling. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Like an Elvis Presley musical from the '60s, filled with shiny bright colors, bouncy music and happy, smiling, pretty people. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This plot, recycled from Austen, is the clothesline for a series of dance numbers that, like Hong Kong action sequences, are set in unlikely locations and use props found there; how else to explain the sequence set in, yes, a Mexican restaurant? show more

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