Singh Saab The Great - External Reviews

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Honest man versus corrupt system. As novel as that one gets, only louder when we thought it wasn't possible.



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28 reviewers have given Singh Saab The Great an average rating of 2.1/5.0 (?)

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Thumbs down by Bobby Singh, Bobby Talks ...In all, SSTG is a typical action packed revenge drama, made on the lines of what Dharmendra used to do in the 80s like PAAP KO JALAAKAR RAAKH KAR DOONGA & many more... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...SINGH SAAB THE GREAT is atypical Sunny Deol film that a section of the audience still enjoys. The clapworthy dialogue, the raw appeal, the undercurrent of emotions and of course, the dhaai kilo ka haath should appeal to those who relish desi fares, especially the single screen audience. ... full review

Thumbs up by Namrata Thakker, Bollywood Life ...Singh Saab The Great is a typical Sunny Deol film and if you are a fan of the actor, you wouldn’t mind watching it. If you want to watch a film with your family that isn’t a remake, is full of action and has plenty of drama, this one is perfect.... full review

So-So by Siddhi Palande, BookmyShow ...This film reminds you of Sunny Deol's previous films. And abundance of action scenes and hefty dialogues... full review

So-So Daily Bhaskar ... Music is the best part of the film. Overall the film is entertaining in parts, but don’t expect anything new here. Strictly for Sunny Deol’s fans.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Deccan Chronicle ...Come to think of it, you may detect some elements of 'Satyakam' here, related to the theme of corrpution. Snag is that both in the writing and the direction, the topic doesn’t move beyond mouthing the age-old cliches. Which is why 'Singh Saab the Great' leaves you stone cold, despite all that oil, fire and brimstone. Worth a skip.... full review

Thumbs down by Smita, Desi Martini ...Hackneyed story, same old direction. Only for Sunny fans ... full review

Thumbs down by Rony D'costa, Desi Martini ...Singh Saab is not so great and not even average.... full review

Thumbs down by Tushar Joshi, DNA ...Strictly for Sunny Deol fans, Singh Saab tries to recreate the glory days of this actor-director duo but doesn't succeed beyond a point. ... full review

Thumbs up by Rachit Gupta, Filmfare ...Like it or not, SSTG is a mass entertainer. It’s a Sunny Deol vehicle; it’s fun albeit a bit jaded thanks to its director’s craft. But this larger-than-life hero still delivers a mean punch.... full review

So-So by Mihir Fadnavis, FirstPost ...Read biography Get Alerts from this author Follow this author on Twitter View all posts from this author Firstpost Bollywood Singh Saab The Great: Move over superheroes, Sunny Paaji is here Nov 22, 2013 #Anil Sharma #MovieReview #Singh Saab the Great #Sunny Deol 0 inShare 20 CommentsEmailPrint One does not simply review a Sunny Deol-Anil Sharma film. It would be like trying to grab a palm full of water, or explaining String Theory in one line. If you’ve seen Gadar, The Hero: Love story of a Spy and Apne, you’ll know that the films this duo makes transcend eons and multiverses, and their sum excellence cannot be quantified because they are beyond the realm of average human understanding. Only a far more superior species would be able to fully recognize the various layers and cryptic stratums of the films’ innate art. As the trailers of Singh Saab the Great proclaimed, Sunny and Anil have come together. To make you understand how significant this combo is, I have to lead you to a Marvel metaphor. Sunny and Anil coming together is an epoch busting event – it’s like Batman, Superman, X-Men and the Avengers coming together to punch one single ant, simultaneously. The resultant injuries suffered by the ant are what you experience whilst watching a Sunny-Anil movie. But the pain is sacred and therapeutic, because we’re blessed with what we get to see on screen; just as the ant is blessed with the touch of Marvel superheroes’ fists. Now then. Do you love lots of vintage Sunny Deol shouting? Do you love random acts of pointless, loud and over the top violence? Do you love watching actors get kicked, thrashed and killed in increasingly ridiculous ways? Does your idea of a date night involve candlelight dinner, wine and some good old fashioned hammy acting, unintentionally funny writing and direction... full review

So-So by FPJ Bureau, Free Press Journal ...The film is also quite long in the tooth and could have done better with a brisker, racier edit. The only thing worth watching in this movie is Sunny Deol – his sincerity and restrained expressiveness temper the melodrama to a certain extent... full review

So-So by Nupur Barua, ...This movie may just bring him back to the big league, where he belonged not too long ago. On a more optimistic note, this may also bring Amrita Rao back to the list of actors in demand. And Anil Sharma may just give us another Gadar to get over the disaster that Veer was....

So-So by Martin D'Souza, ...Sunny Deol pulls off all the action scenes with elan; be it using his powerful fists, leaping over obstacles or even stopping a speeding vehicle with his bare hands.... full review

Thumbs down by Faheem Ruhani, india today ...The title song, composed and rendered by Sonu Nigam with remarkable verve and energy and sung in a pitch that perhaps only he could is perhaps the greatest thing about Singh Saab The Great. For that you don't have to go to a cinema hall.... full review

So-So Indicine ...Overall, Singh Saab The Great, largely delivers on the promises of a good action filled drama. It is loaded with emotions, action (even though not quite as much), and even a bit of romance and social service.... full review

So-So by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...Singh Saab The Great is far from an impeccable film. Rather it is an exclusively loud film but in an era where Bollywood is becoming unusually predictable,... full review

So-So by Shaheen Parkar, MiD DAY ... An effort has been made, but it takes recourse to the typical Bollywood cliches and the preachy stance. It’s worth a one-time watch if for nothing, but to see Sunny roar on the screen.... full review

So-So by Jaidev Hemmady, Movie Talkies ...Only meant for fans of the dhai kilo ka haath star... - See more at: full review

So-So by Divya Solgama, MoviezADDA ...Well if you are a Sunny Deol or masala action movie lover then this movie has all the dum you want.... full review

Thumbs down by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...Singh Saab the Great is not to be taken seriously. But certainly for lessons in how to charm the ladies less than half your age, give it a shot. ... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K. Jha, NDTV ...There is a virility and fluency to the storytelling. Singh Saab The Great is a homage to the cinema of the 1980s when Sunny was the daredevil determined to bring on a social reform. Somewhere, that hero lost his way. It's good to have him back.... full review

So-So by Mansha Rastogi, Now ...Singh Saab The Great is a complete single screen film for Sunny Deol fans who are yearning to see him back in action. For the others it's just another masala entertainer. ... full review

Thumbs down by Paloma Sharma, Rediff ...Singh Saab the Great has its moments. But more importantly, it has Sunny Deol and that is reason enough for most of us to watch this film... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...For those who want to relive old-school melodrama, and consider themselves as Sunny Deol fans, there are no surprises in store. But then, that's exactly what you signed up for.... full review

Thumbs up by K N Gupta, ...Overall, a topical movie and a must watch for Sunny fans.... full review

Thumbs down by Anuj Kumar, The Hindu ...Not great by any stretch of imagination ... full review

So-So by Meena Iyer, Times of India ...Anil Sharma's Singh Saab the Great has its heart in the correct place... full review