Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year (2009)



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Harpreet Singh Bedi has just graduated, and his marks are, well, let's say a little embarrassing. But marks never stopped him from dreaming of an exciting and adventurous career, and they never will. He takes a deep, positive breath and dives into the world of sales, rumored to be an ultra cool career for all smart people blocked from entering medical, engineering or business schools by brainless entrance exams. It's everything he dreamt of, with its smooth dressing, smoother talking men and women who can sell ice to an Eskimo, dreams to an insomniac, and a lifetime mobile connection to a dying man. But soon, his idea of success begins clashing with the strange ways of these 'professionals' and 'bosses' he looked up to.

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Ranbir Kapoor
as Harpreet Singh Bedi
Shazahn Padamsee
as Sherena K.
Gauhar Khan
as Koena Shaikh
Prem Chopra
as P.S. Bedi
Mukesh Bhatt
as Chhotelal Mishra
D. Santosh
as Girish Reddy
Naveen Kaushik
as Nitin Rathore
Mokshad Dodwani
as Tanmay aka Taxi
Rajesh Jais
as Choudhary
Rashmi Kulkarni
as Office Receptionist
Shaan Patel
as Gautam Chaturvedi
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Critic Reviews for Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Ranbir Kapoor turns in a skillfully understated performance in Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year.

Dec 15, 2009 | Rating: 3.5/5

This film -- part Mad Men and part Jerry Maguire -- is an underdog story about grit, perseverance, and ethics. Some sections in the first half of the film seem to drag, but once the story kicks off, you'll be sold on it.

Jul 1, 2016 | Full Review…

A surprisingly sharp workplace comedy whose concerns should resonate with oppressed worker-bees everywhere. After all, who hasn't at one time or another been forced to weigh ideals against paying the electric bill?

Dec 15, 2009

David-and-Goliath workplace drama from India goes unexpected places, and hits satisfying chords.

Dec 14, 2009 | Full Review…

Sporadically amusing, but it often drags and feels contrived and dull while suffering from an uneven balance of comedy, drama, romance and social criticism.

Dec 12, 2009 | Rating: 4.75/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year

Well, this was one of those movies that I almost turned off after about 40 min. It seemed like a decent movie, but I wasnt sure it was for me. But, I kept watching it for some reason. And I am so glad that I did. It turned out to be a really good movie. Very interesting, and really well made. I love movies where the underdog overcomes. This is definitely one of them.

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

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Great movie that centralizes on a young college graduate that wishes to enter the business world of sales and marketing. Harpreet Singh Bedi lands a job with a computer company, and quickly learns that the position and the people working there aren't exactly what he had originally envisioned. The ethics involved alone causes problems with his own values, and this creates havoc with fellow salesmen, the sales manager, and the company director. The humiliation he endures allows him to take it upon himself to create a small company within the one he works for, and thus produces greater responses and connections utilizing the principles of values he abhors: co-op planning. Ranbir Kapoor, Shazhan Padamsee, Sharon Prabhakar, Gauhar Khan, and Prem Chopra stars. Definitely worthy!

Leo L
Leo L

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Thought it'd be shitty. But it turned out to be waaaaaaaay faaaaaaaaaar better than what I'd expected. Indeed a pleasant surprise!!!

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