A couple of days back we told you that our very own Dreamgirl Hema Malini is going to mark her debut in the world of Punjabi cinema. Now, as per the latest reports, the actress has started working on the same. The film is titled as Mitti and it's a sequel to 2010 film with the same name.
In the original film, Jatinder Mauhar was the director, who directed the first installment of the film. The sequel will be directed by Hriday Shetty, and the film will be produced by Hema Malini and Venky Rao. Lakhwinder Kandola was seen playing pivotal roles in Mitti- Virasat Babrran Di, and Japji Khera, Yaad Grewal, Kuljinder Sidhu, Jagjeet Sandhu, Dheeraj Kumar and Akanksha Sareen will be seen in some of the main roles in the sequel of the movie.
This is not the first time when a Bollywood celebrity have putted up his money in a Punjabi film. There are many Bollywood biggies who started their journey in the field of entertainment being a Punjabi artist. Big names like Dara Singh, Vinod Mehra, Prem Chopra, Simi Grewal, Raj Babbar, Dharmendra, Raza Murad, and Jitendra started working as Punjabi artists first and then they got lucky and got their big break in Bollywood film industry.
There are many superstars who have worked and gained a lot of fame and success working in Bollywood but have also invested in the Punjabi entertainment industry as producers. One of them is Akshay Kumar, who is a Punjabi at heart. He invested his money in a Punjabi film titled ‘Bhaaji In Problem’. He also made a guest appearance in one of the songs in the film.