Sankat City (2009)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Comedy, Crime
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Total Reviews: 15
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Review Summary: SANKAT CITY is a small little gem that deserves a watch. Yes there's a bombardment of new films.

Average Critic Rating: (3.15)
Cast: Kay Kay Menon , Anupam Kher , Rimi Sen , Chunky Pandey , Dilip Prabhawalkar , Rahul Dev , Yashpal Sharma , Hemant Pandey , Virendra Saxena , Srivallabh Vyas , Manoj Pahwa , Sanjay Mishra 1 , Sunita Rajwar , Gurpal Sachar , Kurush Deboo , Khan Jahangir Khan , Mia Uyeda
Director: Pankaj Advani
Release Date: 07 Oct 2009

Plot: 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 Read more

Sankat City - Top Reviews

A film that explores the seamier side of the city with a dose of black humour and comic-bookish characters.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Shashank Ghosh’s Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part 2 was a similar spoof, with caricatures even superior. Somehow the doodle of a notebook’s back-pages didn’t string into a whole there. This is a sudoku puzzle, where the numbers somehow add up. Or seem to. That’s a
Mayank Shekhar, Hindustan Times 
The basic problem with films that attempt to recreate the marvelous lunacy of Kundan Shah's classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron is that they don't realize that genius can't be stumbled upon via formula.
Raja Sen, Rediff 
Sometimes, big things come in small sizes...
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
SANKAT CITY is a small little gem that deserves a watch. Yes there's a bombardment of new films.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
This one is purely for lovers of stylised capers. Of course given the budgets, it's not stylised enough. And sure there are quite a few flaws as well. But I'd suggest you don't completely miss out on this Tarantino and Guy Ritchie's child.
Mayank Shekhar, NDTV 
Car thief Guru and petty crook Mona team up reluctantly to repay a small-time don's stolen loot in slummy Mumbai. Do they end up as partners-in crime alone?
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India

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Sankat City - All Reviews

After the success of witty con flicks like Mithya and Oye Lucky, there has been a steady flow of films wanting to replicate their appeal.
Tushar Joshi, Mid-Day
Overall, the movie is a complete entertainer
S Pankaj, Smash Hits
Sankat City will only work via word-of-mouth unfortunately. If the film was perhaps publicized more, it would created more momentum and curiosity. However, that said, Sankat City is funnily intelligent and entertaining to the end. So to watch or not to wa
Roshni Mulchandani, Bolly Spice
“Sankat City” reminds me of a Wodehouse-ian novel; a bunch of odd-ball characters cocooned in their own little spheres of influence, setting forth a chain of events that promises much mirth and laughter. The city, of course, is Mumbai, and in it’s crimina
Amodini Sharma, Planet Bollywood
rtainer, the story is set on the backdrop of Mumbai and here is Guru (kay kay) who happens to be a skilled car thief but a small timer. He has got an accomplice in the form of Ganpat (dilip) who owns a garage and his job is to take the stolen cars, give i
Bharat Student
Comedies today, can be segregated into two categories -- Brain-dead entertainers and intelligent comedies. Films like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Bheja Fry and Sankat City fall in the latter category. Let''s be honest. Not all of us can think whacky or come up wi
Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Pankaj Advani  Ranjit Barot  Panchhi Jalonvi & Mehboob.  Kay Kay Menon, Anupam Kher, Rimi Sen, Chunky Pandey, Dilip Prabhawalkar, Rahul Dev, Yashpal Sharma, Manoj Pahwa and Sanjay Mishra.Sankat City Movie Review July
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
Madcap irreverent and cleverly written Sankat City is bright entertainment.
Jahan Bakshi, Now Running