Published on March 6th, 2015 | by Rajshri
Sankat City (2009)
Summary:A petty car thief and his garage-owner partner get in the bad books of a ruthless gangster.
Sankat City is a dark comedy Bollywood Hindi movie directed by Pankaj Advani starring Kay Kay Menon.
The film was released in India on July 10, 2009.
Guru (Kay Kay Menon) and Ganpat (Dilip Prabhavalkar)are two small time car thieves. One night, they steal a Mercedes along with sum of Rs. 10 million inside the car, unaware of the fact that 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 the safe place, but after meeting with an accident, he loses his memory. Angered by the chain of events, Faujdaar gives three days to Guru to return the money.
Sankat City received generally positive reviews from film critics as a dark comedy. The movie was Nominated for Most Promising Debut Director, 55th Filmfare Awards. It also got nomination for Best Director and Best Film; Searchlight Awards – Max Stardust Awards 2010.