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Director:
Writers:
Noel S. Baker (written by)
Jeff Schechter (written by)
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Release Date:
23 September 2011 (India) See more »
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Plot:
An ethnic Canadian hockey player struggles against traditional family values and discrimination from mainstream hockey players. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Vinay Virmani ... Rajveer Singh

Camilla Belle ... Melissa Winters

Russell Peters ... Sonu Singh

Rob Lowe ... Dan Winters

Anupam Kher ... Darvesh Singh
Gurpreet Guggi ... Uncle Sammy (as Gurpreet Singh 'Ghuggi')

Sakina Jaffrey ... Livleen Singh

Noureen DeWulf ... Reena Singh
Kashish Suri ... Gurveer Singh
Pamela Sinha ... Aunty Jasleen

Prem Singh ... Deva Singh

Al Mukadam ... Inderjit Singh

Ali Hassan ... Nikku Singh
Rup Magon ... Jassi Singh
Lee Rumohr ... Dave Murden

Judah Katz ... Smitty
Charles Wadhwa ... Mr. Patel (as Charlie Wadhwa)
Kabul Singh ... Granthi
Liam Ruparell ... Young Rajveer
Parminder Singh ... Parminder Singh / Commentator
Amarinder Singh ... Amar Singh

Daniel DeSanto ... Churchnick (as Daniel De Santo)
Pamela Lajoie ... Anthem Singer
Anoop Singh ... Young Rajveer
Meher Pavri ... Tiya
Maahim Suri ... Akshay's Son

Navi Dhanoa ... Officer Diaz
Jamie Stephens ... Jail Mate
Amar Singh ... Commentator
Joe Bowen ... Commentator
Ranjit Chowdhry ... Mr. Patel Senior (as Ranjit Chowdray)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Aubrey Graham ... Himself (as Aubrey 'Drake' Graham)

Akshay Kumar ... Himself

Ludacris ... Himself (as Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges)
Manjit Ral ... Himself
Jassi Sidhu ... Himself

Miles Faber ... Dancer (uncredited)

Sean Hunter ... Factory Worker (uncredited)
Cailey Johnston ... Extra (uncredited)
Shereen Ladha ... Dancer (uncredited)
Robbin MacDonald ... Goalie (uncredited)
Jason McCormack ... Transport Truck Driver (uncredited)
Amritpal Singh ... Sonu's Relative (uncredited)

Alyssa Veniece ... Dancer (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Lieberman 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Noel S. Baker  written by (as Noel Baker)
Jeff Schechter  written by
Matt Simmons  written by
Ajay Virmani  creator
Vinay Virmani  screenplay

Produced by
Mohan Bangera .... supervising producer
Breakaway .... line producer
Don Carmody .... producer
Pauline Dhillon .... associate producer
Akshay Kumar .... executive producer
Clayton Peters .... executive producer
Andrea Raffaghello .... line producer
André Rouleau .... executive producer
Frank Siracusa .... producer
Ajay Virmani .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Intson 
Anjjan Meet  (as Meet Brothers)
Harmeet Meet  (as Meet Brothers)
Manmeet Meet  (as Meet Brothers)
Rishi Rich Productions (music)
Rdb (music)
Jassi Sidhu (music)
 
Cinematography by
Steve Danyluk (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Susan Shipton 
 
Production Design by
Phillip Barker 
 
Set Decoration by
Rob Hepburn 
 
Costume Design by
Debra Hanson 
 
Makeup Department
Jessica Fulmer .... assistant makeup artist
Marika Latorcai .... makeup department head
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ross Clyde .... first assistant director
Justin Gajewski .... assistant director
Patrick Hagarty .... first assistant director (reshoots)
Vinay Virmani .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Mary Arthurs .... property master
Celeste Koon .... assistant art director
Tanya Lemke .... daily assistant property master
Rowena O'Connor .... on-set dresser
Sean Scoffield .... graphic designer
Dave Wood .... art department apprentice
 
Sound Department
Sylvain Arseneault .... sound recordist
Steve Baine .... foley artist
Trevor Calhoun .... boom operator
Sue Fawcett .... first assistant sound editor
Steve Foster .... sound re-recording mixer
Judah Getz .... adr mixer
Barry Gilmore .... dialogue editor
Krystin Hunter .... assistant sound editor
Dale Sheldrake .... dialogue & adr editor
Paul Shubat .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Brock Jolliffe .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Darren A. Bell .... visual effects executive producer: Intelligent Creatures
Lucian Boicu .... compositor
Kevin Chandoo .... title designer: opening sequence
Jim Fleming .... additional vfx
Omar Gudjonsson .... compositor
Glen Guenette .... digital compositor
Slav Kravchenko .... matte painter
Nathan Larouche .... cg supervisor
Russel Rehmund .... visual effects artist
Jonald Delos Santos .... digital compositor
Brandon Schaafsma .... visual effects editor
Adam Smith .... digital compositor
Sarah Wormsbecher .... visual effects producer: Intelligent Creatures
Beryl Wu .... cg artist
Bojan Zoric .... digital matte painting supervisor
 
Stunts
Rene Bishop .... stunt double
Eric Bryson .... stunt coordinator
Jason Gosbee .... stunt player
Jules Jardine .... stunt double
Liise Keeling .... stunt double: Reena
Danny Lima .... stunt double: Sonu
Josh Madryga .... stunt performer
Duncan McLeod .... stunt performer
Peter Yan .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Johnny Askwith .... camera operator
Carly Brenner .... daily second assistant camera
Caitlin Cronenberg .... still photographer
Bob Davidson .... gaffer
Michael Gibson .... still photographer
Christos Kalohoridis .... still photographer
Mike Sanci .... generator operator
Cactus Simser .... generator operator
Dean Stinchcombe .... first assistant camera
Jasper Vrakking .... digital imaging technician
Ken Woroner .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Darci Cheyne .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Darcy Arthurs .... digital intermediate producer: Technicolor
Frank Biasi .... digital intermediate editor
Mike Lee .... additional editor
Chris Marsland .... dailies transfer
Matthew Olson .... dailies transfer
Marc Roussel .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Boban Apostolov .... scoring pro tools engineer
Kevin Banks .... music editor
Sandeep Chowta .... composer: additional music
Mitchel Forman .... composer: additional music
Georgi Hristovski .... score recording engineer
Paul Intson .... orchestrator
Josh .... playback singer
Nindy Kaur .... playback singer
Kumaar .... lyricist
Rup Magon .... playback singer
Anjjan Meet .... playback singer (as Meet Brothers)
Harmeet Meet .... playback singer (as Meet Brothers)
Manmeet Meet .... playback singer (as Meet Brothers)
Dan Parr .... additional orchestration
F.A.M.E.'S. Project .... orchestra and studio contractor
Manjit Rai .... playback singer
Rdb .... lyricist
Rishi Rich .... lyricist
Kale Wala Sangha .... lyricist
Nav Sembhi .... playback singer
Sarb Sembhi .... playback singer
Steve Strongman .... musician (acoustic guitar)
Steve Strongman .... musician (acoustic guitar)
Ernie Tollar .... musician
Veronica .... playback singer
Ajay Virma .... lyricist
 
Transportation Department
Rick Anglin .... transportation co-captain
Alan Cairns .... driver
Tim Carlton .... driver
Dave Crews .... driver
Rob Knoop .... driver
John McCaughey .... transportation coordinator
Shawn McConnell .... transportation captain
Jason McCormack .... driver: honeywagon
David Murray .... driver
George Palmer .... driver
 
Other crew
Cynthia Amsden .... unit publicist
Joe Caporale .... production assistant
Shannon Chow .... key set medic
John Duncan .... legal services (2011)
Daniel L. Goldenberg .... legal counsel
Cynthia Graves .... production coordinator
Lon J. Hall .... legal counsel
Jules Jardine .... hockey coordinator
Jessica Jennings .... assistant to director
Jessica Jennings .... assistant to producers
Winnifred Jong .... script supervisor
Nathan Lomax .... production assistant
Gigi Morin .... legal services
Alana Pona .... assistant: Vinay Virmani
Boris Radivojevic .... location production assistant
John Rakich .... location scout
Christopher Warre Smets .... epk producer
Jamie Wilson .... location manager
 
Thanks
Natasha Gould .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Speedy Singhs" - India (English title) (imdb display title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some language
Runtime:
101 min
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Certification:
Canada:PG (British Columbia) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Québec) | India:U/A | Ireland:12A | Singapore:PG13 | UK:12A | USA:PG-13
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Quotes:
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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13 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Watch it... Avoid it..., 25 September 2011
Author: harjotsandhu from India

My rating and review is strictly based on dubbed Hindi version.

There are two kind of audience to this movie. One, who have seen Patiala House(PH); and second, who have not. Movie carries a lot from Akshay kumar's PH. Change the cast, remove cricket and add Ice hockey & insert a friendly uncle instead of cousins and you get Breakaway.

It also carries the same flaws that PH had. The plot has so much to deal with that its neither a full patriotic sports movie like Chak de, India! nor a family/love story like PH or Apne. Most of the comic situations are lost in translation. I hope that Russell peters' joke must have been good because I couldn't get a laugh in dubbed version. Most disappointing fact was that someone else(probably Raju kher) did the voice-over for Anupam kher.

All in all watch it ONLY if you have access to Breakway and steer clear of Dubbed version, Speedy Singhs.

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