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Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 11 December 2009 (USA)
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A story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart.



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Credited cast:
P.S. Bedi
Mukesh Bhatt ...
Chhotelal Mishra
D. Santosh ...
Girish Reddy
Koena Shaikh
Sherena K.
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Imtiaz Ahamed ...
Kumar Amit ...
Lakshya Raj Anand ...
Saumya Sankar Chakraborty ...
Accountant Gupta
Amar Choudhary ...
Kayaan Contractor ...
Sherena's Colleague
Suumeet Darshan ...
Rumaan - double 'A' (as Sumeet Darshan Dobhal)


Harpreet Singh Bedi (Ranbir Kapoor) has just graduated and decides to five into the world of sales for an adventurous career. But soon his idea of success begins to clash. It's the story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart - and stumbling upon a crazy way which turned his world upside down and his career right side up. Written by Official source

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The film didnt fare well though released when Ranbhir had given back to back hits. See more »


Harpreet Singh Bedi: Even Spiderman has to take risks. At least I'm a salesman.
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References Bunty Aur Babli (2005) See more »


Pankhon Ko
Performed by Salim Merchant
Lyrics by Jaideep Sahni
Composed by Salim Merchant, Salim-Sulaiman
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Bollywood getting mature
28 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

With a funny sounding name and Ranbir Kapoor as a lead character, I assumed that this might be one of the popcorn movies that target the college going demographics, who want a "time pass" movie. But boy I was wrong.

This movie is not a typical Bollywood movie. There are no spoilt rich college kids, characters do not hangout at McDonalds or other "hip" joints, no designer clothes, no gaudy weddings and "balle balle" dances, characters do not break into a song every 5 minutes. There are no "Rahuls" and "Priyas" and "Poojas".

The movie deals with the issue of business ethics - especially ethics in sales and its importance in customer relations. The hero - who is almost a failure in studies, but has very high moral standards, tries to fight and survive in the dog-eat dog world of selling assembled computers.

The story line is taut, focused and do not deviate from the main theme, the direction is excellent. In directorial terms, Rocket Singh is far ahead of Chak De India. I think that has more to do with storyline.

The only weak point is an unnecessary love angle - the director could have complete avoided that character. Also, the storyline could have avoided a predictable mushy ending

Also, why does characters have to swear so much - "s**t" word is careless tossed around in the movie, while the female characters uses the word "a@@&**e". Is swearing in English considered to be "hip and cool" while criticising Vishal Bhardwaj for using Hindi swear words in "Omkara"?

But the real show stealer is Ranbir Kapoor. He breathes life into the role of computer salesman. He gets into the skin of character, he is not afraid playing a role of loser and does not look uncomfortable speaking Hindi or Punjabi. I hope he gets a nomination for this role.

9/10 - 8 would have been fine, but 9 because it is a Yash Chopra production and still avoid all the clichés of Yashraj banners.

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