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

Sankat City
Sankat City Movie Poster.jpg
Theatrical Poster
Directed byPankaj Advani
Produced byMoserBaer Entertainment Ltd. and 7 Entertainment Ltd.
Written byPankaj Advani
StarringKay Kay Menon
Anupam Kher
Rimi Sen
Chunky Pandey
Dilip Prabhawalkar
Music byRanjit Barot
CinematographyChirantan Das
Release date
  • 10 July 2009 (2009-07-10)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Contents

PlotEdit

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.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The Music Was Composed By Ranjit Barot and Released by Venus Worldwide Entertainment.All Lyrics were written by Panchhi Jalonvi and Mehboob.

Sankat City
Soundtrack album by
Released2009
Recorded2009
GenreSoundtrack
Length22:58
LabelVenus Worldwide Entertainment
ProducerRanjit Barot
Ranjit Barot chronology
Mere Baap Pehle Aap
(2008)
Sankat City
(2009)
Toss
(2009)
Track list
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Mumbai One Way Nagri Hai"Sukhwinder Singh, Ranjit Barot3:50
2."Ghoom Ghoom"Roop Kumar Rathod, June Banerjee, Ranjit Barot3:49
3."Sha La La (She Is A Bad Girl)"Ranjit Barot4:17
4."Mister Hua Hai Aisa Hal Kyun"June Banerjee4:14
5."Mister Hua Hai Aisa Hal Kyon (Remix)"June Banerjee6:48
Total length:22:58

Critical receptionEdit

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

Nominations in 2010Edit

  • 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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