Super Singh

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Super Singh
Super Singh - Poster.jpg
Directed by Anurag Singh
Produced by Shobha Kapoor
Ekta Kapoor
Anurag Singh
Pawan Gill
Written by Anurag Singh
Screenplay by Dheeraj Rattan
Anurag Singh
Starring Diljit Dosanjh
Sonam Bajwa
Pavan Malhotra
Music by Jatinder Shah
Cinematography Anshul Chobey
Edited by Manish More
Production
company
Release date
  • 16 June 2017 (2017-06-16)
Running time
155 minutes[1]
Language Punjabi/Hindi

Super Singh is a 2017 Indian Punjabi-language superhero film written and directed by Anurag Singh. It stars Diljit Dosanjh & Sonam Bajwa. Super Singh was released worldwide on 16 June 2017. It marked the fifth collaboration between Diljit Dosanjh and director Anurag Singh.It was also dubbed in hindi as same name and telecast at zee cinema channel[2]

Plot[edit]

Super Singh is the story of Sajjan Singh (Diljit Dosanjh), a Punjabi man who resides in Canada with his mother. Circumstances bring him back to his hometown in Punjab where he accidentally attains superpowers and sets off on a path of self realisation.

Initially in Canada Sajjan is a spoilt guy who only wanted to seek pleasure and wants to impress his love (a girl from Canada)but is secretly loved by his childhood friend....when her mother comes to Canada accidentally exchanges the turben with a guy trying to escape death...when Sajjan who renamed himself Sam just to mix with foreigners tries to impress cenny through a game of rugby is feared that he will be beaten up by her boyfriend in the game strangely beats them...and found that he has got some super powers... after days of trying to find out the cause of his power that last only one day when he was going to cut his hair for cenny realises with help of his friend happy that a turben was the cause of his power...he then decided to stop thinking of cenny as she finds his culture inferior and help others to realise all who Singh's are and thus becomes Super Singh After many incidents and struggles He defeats a fake guru the Dass and save Shree Darbar Sahib from a missile fired by Dass.....

Cast[edit]

Development[edit]

According to Diljit Dosanjh, the idea to make a Punjabi superhero film came to him after the release of Jatt and Juliet in the year 2012 when he saw an image of himself superimposed on the body of Superman by someone on the internet.[3] Due to the expensive budget of the film, it took Diljit and Anurag Singh, the director of the film, nearly two years to find a Producer for the movie. It was only after Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Motion Pictures came on board as a Producer was this project given a green light.[4] Super Singh marks the fifth collaboration of actor Diljit Dosanjh and director Anurag Singh after Jatt & Juliet, Jatt & Juliet 2 and Punjab 1984 and Disco Singh and is the maiden Punjabi production of Ekta Kapoor. The first look of the film was unveiled by Balaji Motion Pictures on 17 January 2017.[5]

Soundtrack[edit]

Super Singh
Super Singh - Original Soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by Jatinder Shah
Released 5 June 2017 (2017-06-05)[6]
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 14:50
Label Zee Music Company

The soundtrack of Super Singh was composed by Jatinder Shah while the lyrics were written by Ranbir Singh & Veet Baljit.[7]

No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Hawa Vich"Ranbir SinghJatinder ShahDiljit Dosanjh & Sunidhi Chauhan03:50
2."Kalliyan Kulliyan"Veet BaljitJatinder ShahDiljit Dosanjh03:24
3."Ho Gaya Talli"Veet BaljitJatinder ShahDiljit Dosanjh02:11
4."Glorious Gallan"Ranbir SinghJatinder ShahDiljit Dosanjh03:03
5."Super Singh Ji Aaye Aa"Ranbir SinghJatinder ShahTraditional Singers02:26
Total length:14:50

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

The film opened at around 1100 screens worldwide. Widest for a Punjabi film. It was released along side Cars 3(in India) and Bank Chor.[8]

Critical reception[edit]

Divya Pal of CNN-News18 praised the performance of Diljit Singh gave it a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5 saying that, "Director Singh deserves credit for thinking different, aiming high to surprise viewers, but this time out, it doesn't quite come together. The reason? There is no freshness in the script. All in all, predictable plot and safe script, dilutes the impact of the film."[9] Manjusha Radhakrishnan of Gulf News gave the film a rating of 2 stars out of 5 and said that, "While it's sweet at first, it gets cloyingly virtuous toward the second half. A predictable story line and stereotypical villains make it a tedious watch."[10] The Hindustan Times gave the film a rating of 2 stars out of 5 saying that, "Diljit comes across as somewhat anxious in his efforts to woo audiences in his new avatar. The performance lacks the effortlessness of Udta Punjab. The special effects are cringe-worthy, and when Diljit flies, he looks like Ashok Kumar marching across the army base in a comatose condition in Manoj Kumar's Clerk."[11] Jyoti Sharma Bawa of The Indian Express praised the humour of the film saying that, "Diljit Dosanjh film is a goofball comedy and a superhero caper all rolled into one. What it lacks in script and CGI, it more than makes up in jokes and Diljit's easy charm." and gave the film a rating of 3 stars out of 5.[12]

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