Sankat City

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Sankat City
Sankat City Movie Poster.jpg
Theatrical Poster
Directed by Pankaj Advani
Produced by MoserBaer Entertainment Ltd. and 7 Entertainment Ltd.
Written by Pankaj Advani
Starring Kay Kay Menon
Anupam Kher
Rimi Sen
Chunky Pandey
Dilip Prabhawalkar
Music by Ranjit Barot
Cinematography Chirantan Das
Release date
  • 10 July 2009 (2009-07-10)
Running time
120 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Sankat City (Hindi: संकट सिटी) is a dark comedy Bollywood Hindi movie directed by Pankaj Advani starring Kay Kay Menon.[1] The film was released in India on 10 July 2009.


Guru (Kay Kay Menon) and Ganpat (Dilip Prabhavalkar) are small-time car thieves. One night, they steal a Mercedes Rs. 10 million inside, unaware that the car belongs to a vicious gangster/loan shark called Faujdaar (Anupam Kher). They try to sell the stolen Mercedes to Suleman Supari (Rahul Dev), a hitman, who recognizes the car and notifies his friend Faujdaar. Faujdaar sends his henchman with Guru to get back the cash.

Meanwhile, Ganpat has hidden cash in a safe place. After an accident, he loses his memory. Angered by the chain of events, Faujdaar gives Guru three days to return the money.


Critical reception[edit]

Sankat City received generally positive reviews from film critics as a dark comedy.[2][3][4]

Nominations in 2010[edit]

  • Nominated for Most Promising Debut Director, 55th Filmfare Awards.
  • Nominated for Best Director and Best Film; Searchlight Awards - Max Stardust Awards 2010.
  • Nominated for Best Screenplay, Most Promising Debut Director, and Best Ensemble Cast; Nokia 16th Star Screen Award.


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