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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Rangeela
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Rose Lady / Sonia's mother
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Puneet
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Mika / Puneet's father
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Julie
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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
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Australian Indian Man
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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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AUD 1,000,000 (estimated)

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£493,281 (UK) (8 August 2008)
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Trivia

Punjabi singer Babbu Mann released a album titled " Singh Is Better Than King". This was in 2009. The title was controversial as it took a dig at the title of Akshay' s film. See more »

Goofs

puneet was going alone to Egypt then how come he had two tickets that rangeela and happy could take. See more »

Quotes

[Addressing Sonia]
Happy Singh: She has a cute face... but from inside she is a bomb... my friend, she did a blast inside my heart
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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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Referenced in Singh Is Bliing (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Bas Ek Kinng
Written by Mayur Puri
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Neeraj Shridhar, Mika Singh, Harshdeep Kaur and Ashiesh Pandit
Courtesy of Junglee Music
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Singh is Kinng- packed with lots of Masala-- Maharishi Verma
16 May 2016 | by (India) – See all my reviews

SK is has all ingredients which are necessary to hold the interest of the viewers. Some funny one liners, good music and a little amount of romance ,if you have all of these then you will sure that you have a successful potboiler in your hands. Singh is Kinng is not a great film but it's a movie which you can enjoy with your family and friends and believe me it does not disappoint you. Now, SK is the story of Happy Singh who is good for nothing. So the citizens of his village sent him to Australia to convince Lucky (Don) to return his home as his parents are counting their last days.But, circumstances force him to take the place of Lucky and he become king himself.Performance wise Akshay Kumar has given his best , Javed Jaffry and Yashpal Sharma have supported well. Katrina does what she do best ,looking good. Anees Bazmee's direction is good because he does not let down the viewer's interest.Story is unoriginal but convincing.The music is nice almost all songs are good.So, all in all SK is a light-hearted comedy film which can be enjoyed by every kind of viewers because as Akshay Kumar said in this film-- Main toh sach bolta hoon accha apne aap lag jaata hai.


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