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Humshakals (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 20 June 2014 (India)
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A comedy centered around three people who each have a lookalike of a lookalike, all with the same name.

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Sajid Khan

Writers:

Sajid Khan (story and dialogue), Robin Bhatt (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Saif Ali Khan ... Ashok
Riteish Deshmukh ... Kumar (as Ritesh Deshmukh)
Ram Kapoor ... Mamaji
Bipasha Basu ... Nikita
Tamannaah Bhatia ... Shanaya
Esha Gupta ... Dr. Shivani Gupta
Satish Shah
Nawab Shah
Chunky Pandey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raj Awasti ... Business Man
Richard Banks ... Personal Security Guard
Alex Barnes Alex Barnes ... Asylum Patient
Kishore Bhatt ... Restaurant Customer / Board Meeting Member
Chandru Bhojwani ... Wardboy
Paul Blackwell Paul Blackwell ... Ward Boy / Asylum Patient
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A comedy centered around three people who each have a lookalike of a lookalike, all with the same name.

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3x3 equals, 9 times the fun

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

20 June 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Sosiile See more »

Filming Locations:

Hyde Park, London, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,140,935
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After the release of the film, Saif Ali Khan became very angry and upset with director Sajid Khan because of the film's very poor results both critically and commercially. He then said that he really regretted doing the film. See more »

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Unlike flour, cocaine can't be made into paratha because it dissolves in water. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Nights with Kapil: Happy New Year - Part 1 (2014) See more »

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Piya Ke Bazaar Mein
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Garbage !! Sajid Khan's movies had and never will work even if he uses "H" in his future movies
20 June 2014 | by ketgup83See all my reviews

As I begin writing my views on Sajid Khan's Humshakkals, the thought that do come to mind is that how silly and crap a movie can be made with massive budget , high cost production, popular star cast and widely distributed by Hollywood studio Fox Star ? There are movies like Shahid and Bheja Fry with high quality content and shoe string budget ( 80 lakhs and 50 lakhs respectively, yes you read it right ) and yet managed to impress the audience. Why do we have people like Sajid Khan making films and yet actors like Saif Ali Khan are working with him ?

Humshakkals is a comedy of errors centered around 3 people who look alike each other.

From the disaster movies like Housefull , Housefull 2 and Himmatwala, comes another "H" titled Humshakkals in which the definition of Story, Script and direction does not fit it. Sajid Khan dedicates the movie to likes of Jim Carrey in the beginning but at least you tend to laugh at Carry's crazy antics. In Humshakkals, you will wonder how amateurish can Sajid Khan get. Imagine a scene where there is a chain of slapping between Riteish, Saif , Ram Kapoor and Satish Shah with Shah quoting it as Slapstick Comedy. Editing is horrible. The torture goes on for almost 3 hours. Art direction is good. Cinematography is nice. Songs are pathetic. Among all the actors, Ram Kapoor gives an honest performance.

Overall, avoid Humshakkals at any cost. Sajid Khan's movies had and never will work even if you uses "H" in his future movies. Garbage 1/5

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