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An ethnic Canadian hockey player struggles against traditional family values and discrimination from mainstream hockey players.

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Rajveer Singh
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Melissa Winters
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Sonu Singh
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Darvesh Singh
Gurpreet Guggi ...
Uncle Sammy (as Gurpreet Singh 'Ghuggi')
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Livleen Singh
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Reena Singh
Kashish Suri ...
Gurveer Singh
Pamela Sinha ...
Aunty Jasleen
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Deva Singh
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Inderjit Singh
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Nikku Singh
Rup Magon ...
Jassi Singh
Lee Rumohr ...
Dave Murden
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A hockey enthusiast since 12 years of age, Toronto-based Rajvinder Singh, even went to the extent of trimming his hair, discarding his Pagri/turban, did not complete his education, incurred the wrath of his father, Darvesh, who wanted him to be involved in the family business as well as confirm and respect Sikh religion principles and values. Hoping to play professional hockey, Rajvinder, along with other fellow Sikh players, instead finds himself treated as the object of ridicule, referred to as a 'joker', by mainstream Caucasian players. Even his friends tease him and ask him to take up 'Guli Danda' and Kabaddi', while his father makes him work for Uncle Sammy as a truck driver. He is attracted to stunning law student Melissa Winters while her brother, Dan, offers to coach Rajvinder and his team. Unable to get themselves included in any team, they form their own, and call it 'Speedy Singhs'. They then set about to make a name for themselves with a coach who is unable to pronounce ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Rated PG-13 for some language | See all certifications »
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Darvesh Singh: He's clearly punishing us for asking him to give up this ice hockey. White game out, white girl in.
Darvesh Singh: We danced once. Then we had children.
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A fun family film
2 February 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The movie was enjoyable overall. The film was nearly identical to Bend it Like Beckham. Anupam Kheer played the same role. The film has a solid cast and many local Toronto celebs.

The film is worth watching for Camilla Belle alone. She is a beautiful women and she looks amazing in Indian clothes. She is not the best actress, but makes up for it in looks.

The film had it's funny moments, but could have been so much funnier with Russell Peters playing the future son-in-law role. If you are looking for a fun, entertaining, and light hearted film, this is a good movie.


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