Son Of Sardaar Review

Son Of Sardaar Review (Son Of Sardaar Movie Poster)

Son Of Sardaar Review (Son Of Sardaar Movie Poster)

Rating: 2/5 stars (Two stars)

Star Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt, Mukul Dev, Juhi Chawla, Salman Khan (guest appearance).

What’s Good: Some humour; the action scenes.

What’s Bad: The dearth of comedy; the stretched story.

Loo Break: Anytime.

Watch or Not?: Watch for the laughs and over-the-top action scenes

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Son Of Sardaar opens with Ajay Devgan’s bone-crunching fight scene in a club. In a guest appearance in the film, Salman Khan packs a few punches for his sardar friend and warns the goons, “Pathan ke yaar ke saath panga mat lena.” There’s a certain smugness in this whole sequence that pervades the entire movie and proves Sallu bhai really wrong.

NRI Jassi (Ajay Devgn) gets a courier from India after the above mentioned fight stating that the government wants to buy his land, which he had inherited from his late father. Now Jassi’s Randhawa clan lost most of its male members in bloody fights with the rival Sandhu family. After the death of Jassi’s father, his mother had taken him and fled the country.

Back home, the last fallen Sandhu has not been forgotten. His brother Billu (Sanjay Dutt) abandoned his sweetheart Pammi (Juhi Chawla) at their wedding, vowing to marry only when he has finished off the last Randhawa. Likewise, Billu’s fatherless nephews Titu (Vindu Dara Singh) and Tony (Mukul Dev) have sworn to stay off ice-cream and cold drinks.

Presuming that the anger must have cooled off in 25 years, Jassi returns to India where he falls for the sprightly Sukh (Sonakshi Sinha). A couple of coincidences later, Jassi finds himself as a guest in the Sandhu household. Then why isn’t Jassi roast meat yet?

By custom, the Sandhus treat their guest as gods and no harm must befall them while they are in the house. Another catch: Sukh is Billu’s niece.

So how does this good natured sardar come out of this jam?

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Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha (Son Of Sardaar Movie Stills)

Son Of Sardaar Review: Script Analysis

By now you probably know that Son Of Sardaar is a remake of S. S. Rajamouli’s Maryada Ramanna (which is a remake of a silent Hollywood film). The film has the germ of an entertainer but doesn’t ever get there. There are parts of the film that are funny but there should have been more than just those perfunctory laughs to salvage this one.

The writers also seem fine with the fact that a 15 second bland speech at the end should assuage viewers about the ending of a three decade long rivalry. The twist in Sukh-Jassi’s love story is some more reel time gone to waste.

Son Of Sardaar Review: Star Performances

Ajay Devgn tries his best to play the lovable, bumbling sardar and it doesn’t work all the time. Sonakshi Sinha does well as the sardarni. Sanjay Dutt is very good as Billu; it’s much fun to watch him wring his hands in frustration as he waits for Ajay Devgn to step out of the house. Though it’s probably Mukul Dev’s repeated innings as the thug Punjabi, he’s quite a treat to watch him in his form. Juhi Chawla is lovely even as she pines for Billu.

Son Of Sardaar Review: Direction, Music & Technical Aspects

Ashwani Dhar’s direction is good. While you get the feeling that he’s trying to make a northern version of Rajnikanth, the feeling doesn’t last long. The action scenes are well done and over-the-top with water tanks bursting, horse chase scenes and crumbling concrete everywhere. Himesh Reshammiya’s music is catchy. Aseem Bajaj’s cinematography is nice. Dharmendra Sharma’s editing is just alright.

Son Of Sardaar Review: The Last Word

Ajay Devgn does his best to be the endearing sardar in this masala flick. Go for the laughs and over-the-top action scenes, though it can get repetitive and tedious.

Son Of Sardaar Trailer

Son Of Sardaar released on 13th November, 2012.

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  • Ritesh
    3 years ago | Reply

    I’m very happy bcoz despite of fewer screen,it has croosed 100rs.i think,it’s just warning to srk.bugdet of sos-30 crore,jthj-50 and earned respectively 103 crore&109 crore.

  • shatru
    3 years ago | Reply

    sonkshi is very sexy

    3 years ago | Reply


  • am gangsta
    3 years ago | Reply

    wazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz up ajay devgan lov u man , u r so sweat acter

  • ladygaga
    3 years ago | Reply

    sonakshi and salman r sooo cute

  • ladygaga
    3 years ago | Reply

    i love yoyo honey singhs voice

  • ladygaga
    3 years ago | Reply

    tu meri rani mein hu tera raja aaja meri bahoon mein aaja haan karle mujh ko tere ghar le aunga bandbaja

  • 3 years ago | Reply

    mai samajhtaaa hun jo ye kahta hai ki shahrukh ke din chale gye ye wo phalana dhimaka wo ullu hai jab salman ki ek tha tiger 100crore kamaye to khub shor machta hai wo bhi bkwas movie par lekin shahrukh ki filmen 100 crore kama rhi hain to log pata nhi kya baka krte hain jabki shah
    rukh ki filme aur acting dono best hai.

      3 years ago | Reply

      nice bro ap ne bil kul thk kaha hay log na jane kion shah rukh se jalte hain jb ke shah rukh aur salman 2ono 1 hi year main filmoon main ayee the aur salman to pichle 3 ya 4 year se bolly wood main hit films de raha hay jb ke shah rukh pichle 15 year se hit films de raha hay

      • samm
        3 years ago | Reply

        ab ye indians k adat hai ek upar charta hai to dusra usse jalta hai tang kichai kare haii

  • 3 years ago | Reply

    Very nice and funny very very nic song rani tu raja.

  • amar
    3 years ago | Reply

    Ajaydevgan bhai best actar.unki super hitt(GARAM)filem son of sardar hit ho gaai.

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