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Singh Is Kinng (2008)

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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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Release Date:

8 August 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

S.I.K.  »

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Box Office

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 »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[from trailer]
Happy Singh: You know Punjabi's in the house, so watch yourself!
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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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Spoofed in Ready Steady Bhaag (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Jee Karda
Written by Mayur Puri
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Labh Janjua (as Labh Jajua) and Suzanne D'Mello (as Suzi Q)
Courtesy of Junglee Music
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Fake Singhs, No King!!!
25 August 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

well,this movie is pretty entertaining for those who don't care about script,plot and costume and boring for those who cares..Story revolves around Happy Singh (Akshay Kumar)a mischievous punjabi villager.The Village Panchayat(wise and respected elders chosen and accepted by the village community) sent him to Australia to bring back his friend from the village, Lucky Singh (Sonu Sood), who is a ruthless gangster in Australia(Known as "King" in Australia).On his way to Australia he meets Sonia (Katrina Kaif)in Egypt and fall in love with her.The rest of the story is about how he transforms the gangsters and bring back to their village and how he marry Sonia.

Akshay Kumar done a good job as a Punjabi lad but his get-up as a Sardar is not that good because in many scenes he wears a "fake" turban and keep french-cut Beard which is quite unusual for Singhs but in some songs he wears a good turban and looks quite smart Singh.Rest of sardars (Lucky's Gang) are also not in proper get-up of Singhs, accept from "Guruji"(Kamal Chopra).Rangeela(Om Puri)is a "Clean-shaved Singh" thats quite unusual.

Cheap comedy,poor or may be copied script,good music (Especially,Singh is King track by RDB,snoop Dogg is my favourite)..


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