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Simran (2017)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 15 September 2017 (USA)
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A socially criticized girl who is financially cornered, becomes an outlaw to dodge the situation.

Director:

Hansal Mehta

Writers:

Apurva Asrani (story), Apurva Asrani (screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kangana Ranaut ... Praful Patel
Sohum Shah ... Sameer
Esha Tewari ... Salma
Jason Louder ... Bugs
Aneesha Joshi ... Amber
Mark Justice ... Adam
Rupinder Nagra ... Mike Mehndi
Catherine Dyer ... Cynthia
James Cole James Cole ... Steven
Robin Dyke ... Julie
Alexander Garganera Alexander Garganera ... Waiter
Timothy Ryan Hickernell ... Joe
Manda Lee ... Noella
Yajhayra Maria ... Betty
Rusty Meyers ... Michael
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A socially criticized girl who is financially cornered, becomes an outlaw to dodge the situation.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

15 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Симран See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Trivia

The film is based on "Bombshell Bandit" NRI nurse Sandeep Kaur. She was infamous for owing money to loan sharks in casino's. She went on to rob several banks to pay her debt off. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK "12A" version removes violence in two scenes (a woman being slapped around the face and a character being kicked and punched repeatedly) along with another scene in which it's suggested a character is snorting cocaine. These cuts were made in order to avoid an uncut '15' classification. See more »

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Majaa Ni Life
Performed by Shalmali Kholgade, Divya Kumar
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Simran is a commentary on the lost American dream, the societal lookout on an independent Indian woman and the misplaced fear on brown people post 9/11.
16 September 2017 | by yash073180See all my reviews

Simran is a commentary on the lost American dream, the societal lookout on an independent Indian woman and the misplaced fear on brown people post 9/11.

The main supporting characters are all one note – the frustrated father, the emotionally fragile mother, the caring partner, the stereotypical colleagues and such caricaturish villains that it is hard to care for any of these people. And this is where Simran falters.The film struggles with identity crisis- it can't seem to decide if it wants to be a comedy or a serious film and this is most evident in the second half when things become so absurd that you will find your eyes rolling.

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