The Sky Is Pink is the latest Bollywood movie to release in Indian theaters today. Marking the comeback for Priyanka Chopra Jonas to the Hindi film industry, The Sky Is Pink is the love story spanning 25 years, told through the lens of their teenage daughter – Aisha Chaudhary, who has been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. The movie also stars Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim in leading roles. Critics have watched the movie and here is our quintessential MetaReel review roundup to help you decide whether you should watch The Sky Is Pink this weekend.
The Sky Is Pink Movie Review: Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar's film is a silver lining in cinema
Nairita Mukherjee from India Today writes, "The Sky Is Pink is precariously balanced between being overdramatic and overtly subtle - like Shoojit Sircar's October was overtly subtle. It leaves you with a lingering after thought, I'm afraid most will not get. I'm sure because the couple sitting next to me dozed off! But then, no one said the sky is pink for everyone."
The Sky Is Pink Movie Review: Priyanka Chopra Lends This Unmissable Film A Starry Edge
Saibal Chatterjee from NDTV says, "The Sky Is Pink is of a hue that sets it apart from Bose's (director) earlier films, but the director is acutely conscious of the colours she is working with here and uses the shades to deliver a pathos-filled but warm-hearted picture that does not lose sight of its primary purpose. Unmissable."
‘The Sky Is Pink’ review: The theatrics of death and loss
Kennith Rosario from The Hindu writes, "The Sky Is Pink, despite its leisurely 140-minute runtime, wants to make every beat and emotion a “moment”, disallowing the haunt of mundanity to penetrate the film in any way. The actors, Chopra, Akhtar and Wasim, perform in tandem with filmmaker Shonali Bose’s vision of an overtly dramatised film, with silly hairdos to demonstrate ageing."
‘The Sky is Pink’ movie review: No schlocky moments – but that isn’t necessarily a good thing
Nandini Ramnath from Scroll.in says, "The movie is a deeply personal project for Shonali Bose, who lost her 16-year-old son, Ishan, in a domestic accident in 2010. The Chaudharys appear in a video montage to remind viewers that the events are based on fact rather than imagination. Stripped of these real-life connections, the film struggles to be a convincing portrait of love on the razor’s edge. Everything is insistently pink, and the blues are not shaded in skillfully enough."
‘The Sky Is Pink’ Review: A Story Told From the Grave
Teo Bugbee from The New York Times writes, "The writer and director Shonali Bose bounces from tone to tone, livening the somber subject matter with bright hues, quippy dialogue and an ever-jubilant score. She is aided by the broadly appealing performances of her stars, particularly Jonas, whose character grandly strives and sacrifices for her daughter in amusingly high style."