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Singh Is Kinng (2008)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 8 August 2008 (USA)
A comic caper about Happy Singh, a Punjabi villager who goes through a series of misadventures and eventually becomes the Kinng of the Australian underworld.

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Rose Lady / Sonia's mother
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Puneet
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Mika / Puneet's father
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Pankaj Udhas
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Dilbagh Singh
Kamal Chopra ...
Gurbaksh 'Guruji' Singh
Sudhanshu Pandey ...
Raftaar
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Vivica Mitra ...
Woman at party - casino - and wedding
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Australian Indian Man
Ingrid Breitfelder ...
Dancer
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Happy Singh lives in a small village in Punjab. He is always compassionate and helpful, but often ends up causing more damage so much so that the Village Panchayat gets together to reprimand him. When the community gets news that one of their residents, Lakhanpal Singh, is an underworld don in Australia, they decide to delegate someone to counsel him. The villagers chose Happy, so that they can get rid of him. Happy's ticket and other costs are paid for, and the Panchayat even asks a reluctant Rangeela to accompany him. Due to a mix-up, both end up in Egypt, leading to romance in Happy's life when he meets with Sonia, a Criminologist, who would prefer to have criminals killed than reform them. Both friends do find their way to Australia, where they locate Lakhanpal, who humiliates them and asks them to leave. Both befriend a boutique owner and live in her house. When rival goons attack Lakhanpal, Happy rescues him, and gets him hospitalized. Lakhanpal does recover, but is paralyzed. ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Summer 2008: The gang of Punjab arrives with a bang!


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AUD 1,000,000 (estimated)
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Despite being a non-holiday release, this film broke many records during its release and turned out to be the highest week one earner of all time with collections around 40 cr, beating the holiday release Om Shanti Om(36 cr). See more »

Goofs

puneet was going alone to Egypt then how come he had two tickets that rangeela and happy could take. See more »

Quotes

[to Mika]
Happy Singh: The real king is one who... doesn't fight for himself but for others
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Crazy Credits

You see a freeze frame of all the main male characters right after the credit with Akshay Kumar's voice in the background saying 'So this is how they all became Kings'. See more »

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Referenced in Commando (2013) See more »

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Singh is Kinng
Written by Harjog Singh from RDB
Composed by RDB, Snoop Dogg
Performed by RDB, and Snoop Dogg
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Audience clap when they see the movie ...but they clap their hands over their eyes
30 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

Story/ Screenplay/ Script:: Long story short - its gone to dogs. End result, the movie is "all form - no beer".

This movie is an another example to prove that star-power coupled with marketing can set the cash register on fire (mini-me of Om Shanti Om?). Overseas I am sure, it has raked moolah in loads. Akki proves that he is second to none when it comes to punching above one's weight.

Akki-Katrina:: Undoubtedly, they share a sizzling chemistry.

Om Puri/ Kiron Kher/ Ranvir Shorey:: These names are synonymous with "powerhouse of talent". It would be an "understatement" to mention that they were grossly under-utilised.

Javed Jaffery:: Why Javed why?

Vipul:: You were fantastic as a director in "Namaste London", why on earth did you hand over the reigns?

Anees Bazmi:: Suggest you go back to writing or follow Priyan's footsteps (of remaking South movies viz. "No Entry"). Needless to say, it would be blessing to the audience.


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