Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk, who has featured in romantic-comedy films like "Nikka Zaildar 2" and "Sat Shri Akaal England", says it's tough for experimental movies in his language to create fireworks at the box office. Punjabi artistes like Gurdas Maan, Diljit Dosanjh, Harbhajan Mann and Gippy Grewal are singers as well as actors. Asked about the common combination of singing and acting in Punjab, Ammy told IANS in a telephonic interview from Mumbai: "We have a strong fan following. So when we enter movies, it becomes a bit easy to promote ourselves and the films." "Acting is like being natural...like how we stay at home and are outside. We don't 'act-act' as such. In Punjab, comedy and family-based movies work well. If families don't go to watch our movies, then money won't get recovered. "You can't experiment much. If you make an experimental film in Punjab, then I don't think it will work right now as the market is not that big. If the market grows, then more type of genres like action and suspense can also do well." He is pumped up about his next film "Qismat", also a romantic-comedy. "It is releasing on September 21st. It also stars Sargun Mehta. She is brilliant and a very good actress," he said. The two had featured in the video of the 2017 hit song, which was also titled "Qismat". The track had lyrics by Jaani and music by B Praak.
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