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Singh Is Kinng (2008)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  8 August 2008 (USA)
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A comic caper about Happy Singh, a Punjabi villager who goes through a series of misadventures and eventually becomes the Kinng of the Australian underworld.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Sonia
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Rangeela
Kiron Kher ...
Rose Lady / Sonia's mother
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Puneet
Javed Jaffrey ...
Mika / Puneet's father
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Julie
Yashpal Sharma ...
Pankaj Udhas
Manoj Pahwa ...
Dilbagh Singh
Kamal Chopra ...
Gurbaksh 'Guruji' Singh
Sudhanshu Pandey ...
Raftaar
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Lakhanpal 'Lucky' Singh
Vivica Mitra ...
Woman at party - casino - and wedding
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lachman Bhojwani ...
Australian Indian Man
Ingrid Breitfelder ...
Dancer
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Storyline

Happy Singh lives in a small village in Punjab. He is always compassionate and helpful, but often ends up causing more damage so much so that the Village Panchayat gets together to reprimand him. When the community gets news that one of their residents, Lakhanpal Singh, is an underworld don in Australia, they decide to delegate someone to counsel him. The villagers chose Happy, so that they can get rid of him. Happy's ticket and other costs are paid for, and the Panchayat even asks a reluctant Rangeela to accompany him. Due to a mix-up, both end up in Egypt, leading to romance in Happy's life when he meets with Sonia, a Criminologist, who would prefer to have criminals killed than reform them. Both friends do find their way to Australia, where they locate Lakhanpal, who humiliates them and asks them to leave. Both befriend a boutique owner and live in her house. When rival goons attack Lakhanpal, Happy rescues him, and gets him hospitalized. Lakhanpal does recover, but is paralyzed. ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Summer 2008: The gang of Punjab arrives with a bang!


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8 August 2008 (USA)  »

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Budget:

AUD 1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£493,281 (UK) (8 August 2008)

Gross:

£1,181,227 (UK) (22 August 2008)
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Trivia

Dino Morea was the original choice for Sonu Sood role. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Happy Singh: When I say Singh, you say Kinng! Singh is Kinng! Singh is Kinng!
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Crazy Credits

You see a freeze frame of all the main male characters right after the credit with Akshay Kumar's voice in the background saying 'So this is how they all became Kings'. See more »

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Bhootni Ke
(Remix)
Written by Mayur Puri
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Mika Singh
Courtesy of Junglee Music
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Someone Kill Me!
9 August 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

If I met Taran Adarsh right now, I would beg him never to review a movie again. He went ahead and gave this 4/5 on IndiaFM. He said, leave your brain at home and enjoy this exhilarating ride. I should have left my ears and eyes at home as well. This has to be the worst movie that I have ever watched, it is even worse that Welcome (which was written by the same guy and was a very big blockbuster, but as far as I am concerned was completely nonsensical). I do not what were the makers thinking when they made this movie. The writer must have been on drugs when he wrote this piece of crap. The story is paper thin, the plot is stupidly predictable. There is not even one moment in the film where something you do not expect happens. Hell, we have seen this all before. You do not even have to listen to the dialogues because they are insanely predictable. And to top it all, it is supposed to be a comedy, I could not manage a single laugh in two and a half hours. By the end of it, I just wanted to bang my head against a wall, it was unbearable. Where was the fun that you promised, Mr. Adarsh. The acting, quite bearable. Music, quite good actually. But a couple of songs are too forced to be acceptable. On the whole, it as a total no no. If you really want to see this and think you have nothing better to do for three hours, trust me you have. Get some sleep if you have really nothing else to do, I am sure that your bed is more comfortable than the cinema hall for a quite nap. Please do yourself a favour and do not watch this nonsense.


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