Singh is Kinng - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch if you have nothing better to do (?)
quick review:

Punjabi is queenn. Wit is Jack. Plot & logic are thrown out of the deck. So, the viewers are ace jokers! But, who am I to stop Akshay-Katrina fans from rushing to the theaters?

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50 reviewers have given Singh is Kinng an average rating of 2.8/5.0 (?)

21 yays
16 nays
13 so-so

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So-So by Nita, A Wide Angle View of India ...It was nice to see that there were no sexist jokes in the movie! Perhaps that was why I found this comedy very relaxing.... full review

Thumbs down by Amodini, Amodini's Movie Reviews ...“Singh is King’s” scriptwriter reminds me of my son. There are similarities, in that the scriptwriter’s seem like they are making up the story on the fly.... full review

Thumbs up by Sanskriti Media, AOL INDIA ...Singh Is Kinng is based on a slice thin plot which could crumble as soon as you removed Akshay Kumar from it... full review

Thumbs up by N K Deoshi, Apun Ka Choice ...the movie doesn’t ask you to use your brain, nor does it proclaim to have one itself.... full review

Thumbs down by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...But who cares about good writing anymore, especially in a moviegoing culture where brain-dead films are considered the same as brain-dead filmmaking?... full review

Thumbs down by Salima Kassam, Bolly Spice ...You obviously don’t expect something deep and philosophical, but it should at least make sense right?... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Sharma, Bollywood Mantra ...Music by Pritam is ear-soothing; Sanjay Gupta’s cinematography is first-class. Anees Bazmee’s direction is extra-ordinary.... full review

Thumbs up by Rony D'Costa, BOXOFFICE INDIA ...The dialogues suit the characters & film to the T... full review

Thumbs up by Hetal Adesara, Business of Cinema ...Singh is Kinng is packed with some hilarious scenes and dialouges and has the right ingredients for a masala entertainer.... full review

So-So by Preeti Arora, Buzz18 ...Once you’re clear that this film is not one of the director’s masterpieces and you are not likely to see it again and again (as you did with No Entry) you can put your feet up... full review

So-So by Devang Ghia, DearCinema ...We are not yet tired seeing his brand of comedy... full review

Thumbs up by Manasi Paresh Kumar, Deccan Herald ...The most disjointed narrative set among insanely unbelieveable situations and yet... the fillum is fultoo paisa vasool.... full review

So-So by Deep, Deep's Home ...it started off with array of bad scenes...then it became pretty impressive till the interval...2nd half is more of typical stuff.. .... full review

Thumbs up desi hits ...snoop dogg song - the green screen graphic background and the way it was left as an after thought when the film was over, was a bit disappointing... full review

Thumbs down by Aniruddha Guha, DNA ...If only the script had given Akshay half as much assistance, especially in the second half... full review

Thumbs up eTalkIndia ...Surely there is nothing to do with Sikhs but director has used intentionally to attract the whole Punjabi crowed all around the world.... full review

So-So by Samrat Sharma, fullhyd.com ...This is the usual mishmash of jokes, off-kilter characters and ludicrous situations that Bazmee excels at, and it isn't even that funny, really. That's the reason it needs Akshay.... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...the characters incorporated and the treatment given on a lavish scale is what tilts the balance in the film's favour... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...you’re just looking for ‘time-pass’ but this isn’t worth your car fuel or cola-corn double whammy. It’s just bilge.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Singh Is Kinng is not so much a film as it is a clever money-making racket.... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...SINGH IS KINNG is not for the intellectuals or those pretending to be one. It's not for the hard-nosed critics either.... full review

Thumbs down by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...Thankfully the film doesn’t sermonize on Indian culture and values and steers away from patriotic connotations... full review

So-So Indicine ...Singh is King is a perfect example of a great first half ruined by an average second.... full review

Thumbs up by Harshita Kohli, indya.com ...Acting wise Akshay Kumar comes up trumps as is expected. Katrina is loving her place at the top of Bollywood and it shows... full review

Thumbs up Intermission, The Bookeazy Blog ...Everyone has made jokes about Sardars in their movie, but this movie tries to bring out the humorous side in the right sense.... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...Ranvir Shorey plays a slightly negative role and is very impressive indeed.... full review

So-So by Vijay, MovieWalah ...Yes for Akshay Kumar, No for the overall movie.... full review

Thumbs down by Mr. Inkenti, Mr. Inketis Weblog ...The most interesting bits of story in SiK, has already been shown in the trailers; beyond that there is no story, no plots/sub-plots, and nothing interesting happening.... full review

Thumbs up by Mayank Shekhar, Mumbai Mirror ...his is your archetype, 'few antics spared' Akshay Kumar action-comedy. I mean to only compliment and not offend here.... full review

Thumbs up musicNmovies.info ...Though the movie burst into unwanted songs intermittently, you don’t feel bore due to its cinematography and choreography... full review

Thumbs up by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...And it’s this un-embarrassed, undisguised, undiluted intention to provide a good time that actually makes Singh is Kinng a fun ride.... full review

Thumbs up by Prateek Verma, Newspost Online ...Watch it to celebrate Akshay Kumar’s success....Watch the movie for its storyline...Watch the movie for Katrina Kaif.... full review

So-So by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...The film, its plot and characters are a crazy, adrenaline-induced rush of caricatures and other spaced-out creatures.... full review

Thumbs down by Jahan Bakshi, Now Running.com ...indulgent, vain and messy film that is so full of itself that it can't help but burst from its seams.... full review

Thumbs down by kartik krishnan, Passion for Cinema ...Akshay kumar does an Amitabh bachchan of the 80s where even a random bad movie starring him would be a BIG Hit …... full review

Thumbs down by rusted rick, Passion for Cinema ...I would consider myself as a part of these aam admi’s you are targeting...your films neither entertains nor satisfies me in any way.... full review

So-So by Vivek Kumar, Passion for Cinema ...I am wearing the cap of the front bencher, “aam audience,” today and for that it does not bore you, while not entertaining you to death either.... full review

Thumbs up by Shruti Bhasin, Planet Bollywood ...Anees Bazmee is a funny storyteller and as time goes on, we all should look forward to more outrageous movies to come from him.... full review

Thumbs up by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...Katrina Kaif looks as usual pretty gorgeous and enacts the role with conviction.... full review

Thumbs up by Raja Sen, Rediff ...Remember....Namak Halaal, a complete mess of a movie in terms of script and plot, but a film revered indulgently today as a classic comedy. Simply because of that one man in the middle of it all... full review

So-So by Aseem Chabbra, Rediff ...In the song Kumar seems to be defining the word cool for Bollywood... full review

Thumbs down SearchIndia.com ...A perilous journey into the arctic gulag that’s fraught with relentless assaults on the eyeballs and eardrums every second.... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...The premise is as plausible as Salman Khan running a shelter for battered women (forgive the crassness)... full review

Thumbs up SmasHits.com ...Since this is a combination of comedy, romance, action and drama, well synchronised in the duration of 2.10 hours, it has come out as very entertaining movie.... full review

Thumbs down by Nova, The World As I See It ...Music by Pritam is below average. The title song gets on your nerves after a while. Bad attempt over all.... full review

So-So by Arshiya Kapadiya, Times Now ...The agenda is simple - make a time pass, family film and get in Akshay's die hard fans to do the rest.... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...corny comedy that breeze across the screen in a string of unstoppable gaffes, demanding nothing from you, other than a bunch of goofy grins.... full review

Thumbs down by Saakshi Juneja, To Each Its Own ...We’re at a stage in our viewing pattern where the bigger and more grandiose a movie seems, the more viewable we automatically think it is.... full review

Thumbs down Upper Stall ...Perhaps the makers knew they already had bumper profits on the table itself on announcement of the film... full review