Trishna (Frieda Pinto) lives with her family in a village in Rajasthan, India's largest state. As the eldest daughter, she works in a nearby resort to help pay the bills. Jay (Riz Ahmed, FOUR LIONS) is the wealthy son of a property developer. When he takes up managing a resort at his father's request, he meets Trishna at a dance and their fates cross. Jay finds every opportunity to win Trishna's affection and she accepts his efforts with shy curiosity. But when the two move to Mumbai and become a couple, Jay's deep family bond threaten the young lovers' bliss.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
40 Ratings
40 Ratings

63% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.1/10
  • Fresh 57
  • Rotten 34

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17+ COMMON SENSE

Dreary novel-based tragedy set in India has sex, violence.

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Studio
IFC Films
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2011 The British Film Institute/Trishna Films Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

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Primary
English (United Kingdom) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
English

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