Filmi Geek says, "Bandini is visually mesmerizing, a magically beautiful movie to watch. Every shot is artfully constructed, lit as dramatically as a painting." The Hindu calls it "a rare film that centred around the woman and told the story from a woman’s viewpoint" and says, "The songs are all worth a rewind. And the film worth watching all over again."
Let's Talk About Bollywood has a thoughtful consideration.