Movie Review: Singh Is Kinng (2008)

2 Stars (out of 4)

Buy or rent the movie at iTunes
Buy the DVD at Amazon
Buy the soundtrack at Amazon

There’s nothing subtle about this romantic comedy. Akshay Kumar overacts as a clumsy villager impersonating a mafia don impersonating a servant, as part of a convoluted plot to reunite the real don with his family. Gun fights and chase scenes are loud and frequent, but not very exciting. The film’s highlight is a music video featuring rapper Snoop Dogg, who gives a shout out to “the ladies hangin’ out in Mumbai” during the closing credits.

No Rating (violence); 135 minutes

This review originally appeared in The Naperville Sun on August 14, 2008

6 thoughts on “Movie Review: Singh Is Kinng (2008)

  1. Pingback: Movie Review: Chandni Chowk to China (2009) « Access Bollywood

  2. Pingback: Movie Review: Kambakkht Ishq (2009) « Access Bollywood

  3. Pingback: Movie Review: Ready (2011) « Access Bollywood

  4. Pingback: Opening October 2: Singh Is Bliing and Talvar | Access Bollywood

  5. Pingback: Movie Review: Singh Is Bliing (2015) | Access Bollywood

  6. Pingback: Box Office Star Analysis: Hrithik Roshan | Access Bollywood

Leave a Reply