Loins of Punjab Presents (2007)



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A handful of Indian-Americans vie for overnight stardom in a competition for amateur singers in this mockumentary comedy. The Loins of Punjab meat company is sponsoring a televised contest in which fans of Indian pop music will be given the chance to put their talents to the test, with the grand prize winner claiming a 25,000-dollar purse. A diverse array of aspiring singing stars arrive in New Jersey for the competition; some are Indian émigrés who've made their way to America, others were born … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Manish Acharya, Anuvab Pal
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On DVD: Apr 6, 2010
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Critic Reviews for Loins of Punjab Presents

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (6)

It's frightfully formulaic, with nary a twist or turn on the patented mockumentary form.

Full Review… | November 7, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle
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An uninspired cultural comedy with a few sharp lines to recommend it.

Full Review… | November 7, 2008
Los Angeles Times
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The zany incomprehensibility of the title should serve as fair warning of the quirkfest to come.

Full Review… | November 6, 2008
L.A. Weekly
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The cast is personable even though their characters and the story are cliched.

Full Review… | September 12, 2008
New York Post
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Joins show-time antics to sociocultural commentary without reducing its characters, colorful as they are, to cartoons.

Full Review… | September 12, 2008
New York Times
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Full Review… | November 17, 2011
Time Out
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