Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Amisha Patel, Anupam Kher, Gulshan Grover
Directed by Ajay Chandok
Chatur Singh is Bollywood’s indescribably banal take on the comic Inspector Clouseau played by Peter Sellers in Blake Edwards’ Pink Panther series. The bumbling detective here is dreadfully acted by Sanjay Dutt whose hair and makeup, girth and getup constantly change from one scene to the next. He sports silly moles and stupid disguises, mistakes a flour canister for a bomb and keeps hitting the police commissioner (Anupam Kher) where it hurts the most. Perhaps the director wanted to deliberately make all the characters cartoony, but did they really have to be so unfunny and asinine? More inanity unfolds when we are introduced to a corrupt minister (Gulshan Grover) and his nubile secretary (Amisha Patel)...