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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful:

Worst. Movie. Ever.

Author: self-username from London
16 November 2012

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There's clichéd and banal. Then there's mindless. Some 20 rungs further down, there's this movie - son of sardar.

Try as I might, I can't find 1 good thing about this movie. Not one. Movies like this and Tees Maar Khan are made with the sole intention of cheating the public.

The songs are pure and sheer torture. The action is just so, so bad. At one point, a person rides 200 metres on a motorcycle in a straight line, when the motorcycle is upside down, taking time out to laugh at a line, that's repeated at least 20 times in the movie, without rhyme, reason or timing - "Kadi has bhi liya karo ji". How is this line funny in any god damn way ?

I don't know what santa banta jokes are being talked about, there's not a single santa banta joke in the movie. The lame shaayari ( urdu couplets ) looks like something they rejected/edited out of the movie one-two-three.

If you were to put a gun to my head, I'd say the ONE 'ok' thing about the movie is Sonakshi Sinha. Despite her rapidly burgeoning forehead, she has a buxom woman appeal to her, something that is baffling because she's neither very beautiful, nor a very good actress. However, she manages to deliver an average performance in a very very below average movie.

Please, please give this one a miss. This is SO not worth your time or money, and it is very rarely I say this about a movie ( the only other movie I say this about it Tees Maar Khan ). Imagine two levels below Tees Maar Khan.

Awful, just awful.

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6 out of 10 people found the following review useful:, just plain terrible! Has movie-making just plummeted to a profit churning business?

Author: DareDevilKid from India
21 November 2012

Film: Son Of Sardar (2012)

Rating: 1/5 stars

Reviewed By: DareDevilKid_DDK

I didn't even expect a semblance of a plot, but I did expect some wacky entertainment. Alas, this just smelted into the recent spate of mindless ho-hum.

The jokes are insipid & the gags ludicrous. Authenticity is smothered with fake Punjabi accents (except for Juhi Chawla who fruitlessly endeavors to infuse some respect in the proceedings) & faker scenarios. Its all the more infuriating when you realize that the filmmakers have mutilated the legendary Buster Keaton's classic comedy, "Our Hospitality".

Most disheartening is the rapid decline of Ajay Devgn as he makes an even stronger case for certified dementia - his repertoire is plummeting into a cesspool of muck at an alarming velocity & ominously threatening to eradicate the credible undertaking associated with him in the past, but what else can you expect from an individual who blatantly asserts that 'movie-making as the end of the day is purely a business & nothing more'., just plain terrible......avoid at all costs!

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14 out of 26 people found the following review useful:

Simply Awful

Author: myredemption007 from Pakistan
12 November 2012

Oh my God ! This movie was to be compared with jab tak hai jaan and every body's expectations were very high and i also went to the theatre expecting a superb story , comedy and action but came out disappointed ! All the jokes were outdated and i thought that i have already heard them before some where e.g (Rowdy Rathore, Dabbang) this movie is in the same league as was rowdy and dabang ! Cast was good but script was very weak , Ajay tried his best to make us laugh but he's 2 old for such role and was totally miscasted here , sonakshi was as usual average , sanjay was OK ! Songs were garbage ! I recommend u 2 go and watch Shahrukh Khan's superb block buster 'JThJ' instead of this filthy crap and save ur money ! Thanks .

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:

total waste

Author: imdb-ikysmoviedatabase from United Kingdom
22 December 2012

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Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgon, and Juhi chawla, are some of the most talented and respected actors in the Indian film industry. When such talent comes together all in one movie, audiences expectations become incredibly high. But Son Of Saldar does not live up to the expectations at all. It is just like most other recent main stream Hindi films, that fails to keep the audience entertained after the half way point, and really starts dragging on and repeating its self with the same old boring twists and turns, plus crappy dialogues that we see and hear in every other Hindi film.

Sonakshi sinha is the new light in Hollywood after her award winning performance in Dabangg, she sadly has not had any luck with getting any good roles, but still her movies have mostly been very successful at the box office. Thanks to the star power of her films. I think at this moment only salman Khan might bring out the best of her performance in Dabangg 2.

Talking about the plot is just a waste of time, either they are short of talent, when it comes to writing a script, or they just don't want to take the risk of trying something original. With an average budget. Instead they just want to waste a lot of money, on making pure junk for us to watch on the big silver screen.!

After loosing there freedom of copying all Hollywood Movies, they just ended up going south, and are now strongly committed of only ripping of south Indian films from A to Z. its just such a shame how they can just keep letting there fans down like this, after admitting there audience has gone really mature now. So if they really mean that, then why gives us this over the top fake action scenes that are worse then a cheap animated movie, with dumb and stupid comedy's?

I really regret wasting my money on this trash, cause ajay devgon comedy's normally be okay at worst, but this time I could not wait for this movie to end. I just felt silly sitting there with 6 other people who made the same mistake of buying tickets for this Son Of a Joke movie.!

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13 out of 25 people found the following review useful:

Don't watch this Movie, you will end up with a HEADACHE

Author: nazneensyed from Singapore
14 November 2012

HI Son of Sardar is so low on IQ, you can actually see the pathetic effort to make people laugh. There is no credibility to the movie and its a concoction of various masala and comedy flicks. Nothing that you have not seen in the pass.

Never have I been so eager to leave the theater,and I walked out even before the ending, as I could not bear to watch this movie anymore. I am the kind of person, who sits thru every movie until the credits run in the end.

Surprised to see seasoned actor like Ajay Devgan come up with a horrible movie like this. Its as BAD if not worser than RASCALS (Another movie which I walked out halfway) Good films will eventually win over audience hearts, and thats exactly what Jab Tak hain Jaan (JTHJ) has done. this was plain stupidity on Ajay Devgan's part to compete with JTHJ. what was he thinking !!!!!! Its a very bad judgement call on Ajay Devgan's part.I am surprised the movie turned so horrible,considering that this movie is not even original. It is a remake of a Telugu flick.

Save your money nd energy. Go watch JTHJ. AVoid this movie at all costs

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Hilarious movie

Author: aaronbir from canada
15 July 2017

Nice storyline great movie but overall this it's great comedy

Ajay devgn is funny Sanjay dutt is superb sonakshi is brilliant juhi is good other artists are fine

Songs are truly amazing and editing is really awesome as well

Good action scenes

Overall my own rating is 7/10

Super duper hit film

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Its very entertaining and its action is amazing

Author: smrawat
13 July 2016

What more one can expect in Diwali festivities. Son of Sardaar is larger than life entertainer, with loads of comedy, drama, action, emotion, love. With power packed actors like Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Juhi Chawla and new sensation Sonakshi Sinha, the film is a packaged firecracker in this Diwali. The songs are chartbusters and can be heard everywhere and are in tune with festivities. This film can be viewed with friends and families in these holidays and in groups and can be enjoyed by all. After a long time, such a film is made with entertainment value in it so much that it will make this Diwali happier!!

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Indian version of Buster Keaton's "Our Hospitality"

Author: Jig P from United States
30 January 2016

"Son of Sardar" is funny, comedy, love story and family oriented movie. Surely can enjoy with whole family. Nicely directed and cast is appropriately allocated. Nice to see the comedy like version of wonderful silent era master piece of Buster Keaton's "Our Hospitality". I like that the directors and story writers in 21st century like to follow nice, clean and family oriented comedy drama in current fast pace world. I really loved and enjoyed watching silent movies of Buster Keaton from 1920s. Overall good movie to enjoy. Theme of this movie is that old family feud waiting for vengeance and love prosper among kids of two feud family. Good songs and can enjoy movie with family. Like it.

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Son of Sardaar Review- Son of ASARDAAR!!!!

Author: PRASHAST SINGH from india
24 April 2015

Movie: Son of Sardaar Rating: 4/5

Ajay Devgn is often known to make entertaining action comedy movies. Such is Son of Sardaar, his action comedy film that entertains from the beginning to the end. There's no single dull moment throughout the entire movie.

The story of the film is quite well. The comedy and action scenes are mind blowing. The performances by Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, etc are all good. The music is worth praise and hummable. Although a remake of Maryada Ramanna, a Telugu film starring actor Sunil, this film has been adapted well into a Punjabi flavor movie. However, I haven't seen Maryada Ramanna yet.

On the whole, Son of Sardaar is a clean family entertainer that has lots of entertainment in store for all. In fact, it is Son of ASARDAAR (effective)! Go, watch it!

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A true Masala Flick that is roaringly funny

Author: sdreelin from United States
3 February 2014

This movie has all the elements of a great Masala flick that will have you laughing all the way to the end. Ajay Devgn as Jassi is on top of his game in this movie keeping you laughing at his antics as he tries to escape the clutches of Billu played by Sanjay Dutt. The pillow scene is howlingly funny. It's is refreshing to see Sanjay play the usual gangster type roll, but with humor toning down his usual evil muscle bad boy image. Sonakshi as Meet brings her usual freshness to the screen and Juhi as Pammi will keep you giggling as she tries in vane to get Billu to marry her. Both females add depth and beauty to the story line. The musical parts are brilliantly composed and a cameo with Salman Khan in the end just sums up the whole goofiness of the film.

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