Chak De! India (U)
10/Aug/2007 Social, Drama 2h 53min

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4.00

One of SRK's best

Great performances by a bunch of unknowns, a gritty pace and a marvellous restraint make Chakde India an unbridled ode to patriotism without any hysterical chest-beating. And yes, for all you SRK fans and bashers, this time the verdict gotta be unanimous: Chakde Shah Rukh! Can you better this? (more)

Source: Nikhat Kazmi, Times Of India

3.50

This is what teamwork is all about.

A fairy-tale told with utmost conviction, realism and logic. Shah Rukh Khan, the star, is a delight to watch. As a performer here, he is even better. With a more apt score it would have been quite a match and an award-winning team!(more)

Source: Sudhish Kamat, The Hindu

4.00

A winner all the way!

Put your hands together for director Shimit Amin's Chak De India. It's an immensely satisfying movie experience. It's got a predictable premise and you know exactly which way the story's going to go, but sometimes, when the characters win over your heart and you're rooting for them to win, that's al...(more)

Source: Rajeev Masand, IBN Live

4.00

Turns out to be a riveting film

On top of it, 'Chak De India' has no love angle even though it has Shah Rukh Khan playing the leading man alongside 16 new girls. Despite so many odds, 'Chak De India' turns out to be a riveting film. Reason - excellent writing (by Jaideep Sahni), well etched-out characters, brilliant performances (...(more)

Source: Naresh Kumar Deoshi, Apunkachoice

4.00

This is one film that celebrates women power

As for the girls, their camaraderie and bickering is well projected and every girl stands out in her role (pun intended), whether it�s centre-back, right outer, or centre-forward!,As for the women, I suggest they go in groups and bring the house down. This is one film that celebrates women power!!! ...(more)

Source: Martin D'Souza, galatta.com

3.30

SRK leads hockeybabes to glory

This is also a return to glory for Shah Rukh Khan, the superstar doing excellently as he tackles a cast with (almost) entirely deplorable acting chops and makes you believe.Khan, of course, is King. This is a bravura performance, a gritty drive by an actor who clearly has sport in his blood. The fit...(more)

Source: Editorial board, Rediff.com

3.50

Director fits in strong comments

Auspiciously, the director fits in strong comments on national unity, gender equality, secularism and team spirit.Shah Rukh Khan is outstanding � it�s a performance that is comparable and at points even more internalised than the one in Swades. He carries the proverbial burden of the project on his ...(more)

Source: Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Chak De! India" ” Jaideep Sahni Sukhwinder Singh, Salim Merchant, Marianne Listen
2 “"Badal Pe Paaon Hai” Jaideep Sahni Hema Sardesai Listen
3 “"Ek Hockey Doongi Rakh Ke” Jaideep Sahni KK, Shahrukh Khan Listen
4 “Bad Bad Girls" ” Jaideep Sahni Anushka Manchanda
5 “Maula Mere Le Le Meri Jaan" ” Jaideep Sahni Salim Merchant, Krishna Beura
6 “ "Sattar Minute" ” Jaideep Sahni Shahrukh Khan