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6/10
The film is a sweet, slice-of-life drama about a kid who loves his mother.
Tejas_Vinda_AITS15 March 2019
After his mother is raped when she goes out at night to defecate, a young boy takes it upon himself to build a toilet for her and writes a letter to the Prime Minister to help improve the conditions in his slum.

When Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra decides to come up with another film on the same subject (Toilet ek prem kattha), you might hope he may have something more to say. Does he? Almost.

While (TOILET- EPK) film was a love story where a husband works at building toilets for his wife, here, we have a young boy named Kanhu (Om Kanojiya) who wants to do the same for his mother. In his quest for his slum to have a toilet, he writes a letter to the Prime Minister and travels to Delhi from Mumbai, to deliver the letter to the PM.

The first thing that the filmmaker avoids is to politicise the issue like other films about the subject have done, which in itself is a commendable thing. He focuses on the story instead which elevates the film from being a propaganda machine.

The strongest part of the movie is the casting. The young actors do a solid job and totally steal the show.

The weakest part of the film seems to be the story. Their journey to Delhi that the kids partake in, could have been made a bit more interesting.

The film is a sweet, slice-of-life drama about a kid who loves his mother and wants her life to be just a little bit better.
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Don't judge, just watch.
CineRenaissance16 March 2019
Some movies are made just to watch and let sink in. It is one such movie. The journey of the innocence of a child through harsh realities of India has been beautifully portrayed. Don't expect ups and downs in the movie. It flows thoroughly in the same reality which it intends to project sweetened by the unconditional love between son and the mother supported by some compassionate characters around them.

Except for some forced songs, the movie is worthwhile.
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10/10
Beautiful movie...
amanchdhry17 June 2019
One of the best films, you'll find on Netflix. Based on a very real issue and amazing interpretation. Young actors are icing on the top!
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10/10
Beautiful film
omkanojiyachildactor26 March 2019
Superb film MeraPyarePrimeMinister with great message
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10/10
A cute Love story of a mother and her child
manishguptavg22 January 2020
Must watch this movie, You will fall in love with this movie, A cute Love story of a mother and her child
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10/10
Awesome movie
william-animesh9 November 2019
Just didn't understand why this movie wasn't applauded to be one of the most prolific movie of 2019! That's all I have to say... A must watch!!!
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10/10
Amazing movie 10 out 10
vineetbhopal24 August 2019
Warning: Spoilers
Every character in this film is very nice, movie it's like real.
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7/10
Little Film with Big Heart...
saikatsamanta21 November 2020
A Lovely little film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra with its story set in the Mumbai Slums, where Kanu & his mom lives. They dont have access to Toilet, and one day a tragic incident happens with the mom. The kid then decides to write to the Prime Minister to help his community. This film has a lot of heart & all the actors put a lot of emotions in their performances. The kid actors are mostly good but the story especially in the middle isn't fleshed out properly. The relationship between the son & mother is showcased beautifully. It is a well directed film that will bring a smile to your face.
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10/10
A wonderful indian movie
DogeGamer201520 July 2020
It has an entertaining plot, good characters and a deep background.
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3/10
Molecule Review: Mere Pyare Prime Minister (3 Stars)
nairtejas17 March 2019
It pains me to believe that Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra made this damp squib of a movie which balances itself as a film that hopes to provide both entertainment and a social message. It fails miserably. Mostly because of the cringeworthy narrative where a young, streetsmart boy (Om Kanojiya) appeals to the Prime Minister of India to help him build a toilet for his single mother (Anjali Patil) in his area and travels from Mumbai to Delhi to deliver his handwritten letter to him. Almost every other facet in Mere Pyare Primer Minister (My Dear Prime Minister) - from the boy's constant witty quips to the artificial nature of the proceedings that develop the conflict to the unusual response he gets during his quest - revokes a sense of stupidity (and revulsion) in the discerning viewer that cannot be described as "tugging at the heartstrings". If you have a functioning brain and are tired of this so-called social films that puke problems and their relevance at you, Mere Pyare Primer Minister is going to disappoint you big time. There's absolutely no reason for you to consider this considering that even the talented Patil comes off as a poorly directed, unenthusiastic puppet in this drama. TN.
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