A humiliated gangster uses his influence and goon power to terrorize a newly transferred police officer.



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Credited cast:
Inspector Bajirao M. Singham
Kavya G. Bhosle
Jaykant Shikre
Megha R. Kadam
Gautam Bhosle / Gotya
Sudhanshu Pandey ...
Inspector Rakesh Kadam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Suchitra Bandekar
Ravindra Berde ...
Suhasini Deshpande ...
Mrs. Bhosle
Agasthya Dhanorkar ...
Nitin R. Kadam
Minister Anant Narvekar
Vikas Kadam ...
Manikrao Singham
Kishore Nandlaskar ...
Anant's Peon
Havaldar Kelkar


Following charges of corruption, Colva's (Goa) Police Inspector Rakesh Kadam kills himself, leaving a devastated wife, Megha, and son, Nitin. She takes it upon herself to canvas support that her husband was framed by a gangster, Jaykant Shikre, and vainly insists on a CBI Inquiry. When the High Court requires Jaykant, on unrelated charges, to present himself at Shivgad Police Station, which is located at the borders of Maharashtra and Karnataka, he refuses to do so, and the local Inspector Bajirao Singham, who has recently fallen in love with stunning Kavya Bhosle, summons him. An enraged Jaikant does appear along with an army of goons, but is no match for Bajirao, who has support from the entire community. Humbled and humiliated, Jaykant returns to Goa, and ensures Bajirao gets transferred there. It is here he not only plans to use an army of goons, his control and influence over politicians and senior police officers to plan the ultimate vengeance with impunity but also contest and ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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22 July 2011 (India)  »

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$161,063 (USA) (22 July 2011)


$345,125 (USA) (12 August 2011)

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Prakash Raj rose to fame after the films release and started getting many villainous offers after its release. See more »


Shivgad is shown as being in between Maharashtra and Goa border but Ajay Devgn's bike has a Goa registration See more »


References Koi... Mil Gaya (2003) See more »


Written by: Swanand Kirkire
Produced by: Ajay Gogavale and Atul Gogavale
Performed by: Sukhwinder Singh
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Packed up with iron claws
24 July 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

When you think of a bollywood action flick , you expect a fair amount of dramatic rush going down your spine. But unlike other action movies, Singham is indeed a different film because it's main focus is it's action which packs nothing in excess.

After the huge success of action films like dabanng and wanted, Singham also was aimed at full-blown action fun with some decent and convincing fighting sequences. The storyline features Bajirao singham (Ajay devgan) an honest police cop, a good friend and a dark cloud for the wrong doers. when away from his village he is transferred to the city, he walks into an face to face battle with the criminal and his empire. Aprt from the story Ajay devgan is a treat to watch because he has forever been a part of action genre for the cop movies like wanted, dabanng and his very own gangaajal. Also the film did well because of it's great supporting cast and performances.

But apart from the engrossing action fun the film lacks humor. Also the idea is not innovative and is kinda old-fashioned. But the plot is interesting enough to grab your attention quickly and pretty early. Ajay Devgan's girlfriend (Kajal aggarwal) did well on part of her acting but was offered little scope to leave a mark of minds of audience. To be honest the movie offers nothing original but is interestingly crisp and fresh stuff for the movie goers. Overall, an entertaining film for the action lovers and if you want a dose of it then Singham is the one for you.

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