A debt collector becomes a golfing sensation.



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Credited cast:
Freaky Ali
Kishan Lal
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Danger Bhai
Alam Khan
Bada bhai


Nawazuddin Siddiqui (Ali ) plays a character of an extortion debt collector for the local goon along with Arbaaz Khan (Maqsood ). His fate turns when one day he and Arbaaz goes to a golf course to collect extortion, after waiting for many hours for a man to give him money. Nawazuddin's character confronts the man who tells him to wait while he finishes the hole .This is where Nawazuddin's character challenges him saying it to be easy, The man asks Nawazuddin to show it, Nawazuddin putts the ball in just one ace for he has a gifted natural swing, This not only surprises the man but his caddie as well who knows Nawazuddin. What follows is an inspiration story of a simple extortion debt collector to a golfing sensation, and along the way of him becoming a champion, Nawazuddin's character beats all odds and meets his dream girl played by Amy Jackson Written by Wikipedia

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9 September 2016 (USA)  »

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Странный Али  »

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Din Mein Karengey Jagrata
Lyrics by: Shabbir Ahmed
Music by: Sajid Ali and Wajid Ali
Performed by: Wajid Ali, Divya Kumar and Swati Sharma
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A few chuckles doesn't make up for a poor story and below average direction.
12 September 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

When I heard that a movie about golfing starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui but directed by Sohail Khan I was kind of looking forward to it. Now that I have seen this movie I did not like it one bit.

I have a question to you Bollywood how come all of a sudden you are obsessed with Adam Sandler? I mean Baar Baar Dekho is literally a copy of Click but without the remote. And now Freaky Ali which is "inspired" by Happy Gilmore.

Anyways, so Freaky Ali is Sohail Khan's Adam Sandler-underdog golfing comedy wannabe type of movie. From the trailer I thought this movie would an okay movie but now that I've watched it it's just a mess. A lot of the comedy doesn't even make you laugh it is just exaggerated but it is one of those movies that it's pushed to a point which doesn't want you to throw your shoe at the screen.

The movie revolves around this dude named Ali who sells underwear for a living accidentally "kills" his mother during a play fight because they need to pay some money I'm sorry I wasn't paying attention to that scene at all and there's this guy who needs money so he starts playing golf. Although the script sounds decent it's the execution that is the problem. It's just a huge cliché with absolutely no sense at all the comedy is so loud it would be better on the Indian Laughter channel.

The acting in the film, WOW! Arbaaz Khan stop trying man I guess people still have respect for your role in Dabangg and because your Salman Khan's brother but seriously dude your horrible! Amy Jackson man the girl just cannot act her acting chops in Singh is Bling was just for eye candy and another Prabhudeva cash grab. She should just quit! Jas Arora has held his role Okish I guess he is basically Shooter Mcgavin from Happy Gilmore but desi style. Nawazuddin makes the movie fairly watchable but he is not meant for roles like this he is meant to be that poor guy who is really smart.

The direction is nothing special and the screenplay is absolutely horrible whoever made it please kill yourself. Sohail Khan should just quit entirely but the screenplay is honestly horrendous and cringe worthy.

Overall, Freaky Ali had potential but it was just an exaggerated mess but a few chuckles and Nawazuddin's acting make it watchable I'll give it a 4/10.

I honestly recommend watching Sully this weekend over this. But you should watch Happy Gilmore over this one. Let me put it like this if you love Happy Gilmore you'll hate this. If your a die hard Nawazuddin fan or a Sohail fan it's funny that there are some people out there like that this one is for you. Nevertheless I do not recommend watching this and as always thank you for reading my review!

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