Climbing the ladder of excellence is the Punjabi cinema. Last year, the cinema witnessed great film releases such as Manje Bistre, Jindua, Rab Da Radio, Channa Mereya, Vekh Baraatan Challiyan, Super Singh, Nikka Zailder 2, Sardar Mohammed and many more. This year, the cinema experience coming your way is in one word exciting.
With the already released trailers and announcements of actors to be seen, here are upcoming Punjabi films that you should look out for.
SUBEDAR JOGINDER SINGH
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Proclaimed as one of the most ambitious projects of Pollywood, Subedar Joginder Singh is one film that is a must check. Written by Rashid Rangrez and directed by Simerjit Singh, it is a multi-star cast movie. It stars Gippy Grewal in the titular role alongside Aditi Sharma, Kulwinder Billar, Guggu Gill, Harish Verma, Karamlit Anmol, Roshan Prince amongst others. The story based on the life of Subedar during the Indo-China war of 1962 is set to release on April 6, 2018.
SAJJAN SINGH RANGROOT
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Releasing this year is Diljit Dosanjh's Starrer 'Sajjan Singh Rangroot'. Set on the backdrop of World War I, the movie was shot last year in London and some parts of Punjab directed by Pankaj Batra. The film will be setting the record by being the first Punjabi film to be screened in Russia. Besides Diljit in pivotal role, Yograj Singh, Sunanda Sharma, Jarnail Singh, Jagjeet Sandhu, and Dheeraj Kumar will also be seen. It is slated for release on March 23, 2018.
After giving an amazing song with the title Qismat, Ammy Virk is all set to star in a movie with the same name. Produced under his home production Villagers Film Studio, the film will be directed by debutante director Jagdeep Saddhu. Interestingly, Sargun Mehta who featured in the music video will be seen as the female lead. It will be amazing the chemistry of these two on a large scree. Qismat is scheduled for release on the September 21, 2018.
AATE DI CHIDI
Playing as the male lead for the first time is Amrit Maan in the upcoming film 'Aate Di Chidi'. Also starring Neeru Bajwa, the film is a comedy flick that aims at telling about the issues faced in Punjab through Humour. Gurpreet Ghuggi and Karamjit Anmol will be seen amongst others. The film will be directed by Harry Bhatti and is sheduled for release this year.
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Directed by Amrit Raj Chadha and Mohit Banwait, Kullwinder Billa and Wamiqa Gabbi will be seen in the film titled as ‘Prahona’ the film is a presentation of Dara Film Entertainment and Banwait Films. Also starring in the film is the melodious singer Mehtab Virk. This will mark his debut as an actor.
CARRY ON JATTA 2
The Punjabi cinema is well known for the comedy genre. And after a successful first installment of Carry on Jatta, the filmmakers are all set to release the second installment this year the 1st of June. So, mark your calendar and get ready to giggle as you watch Gippy Grewal
, Mahie Gill, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Binnu Dhillon, Jaswinder Bhalla and Rana Ranbir.
VADHAYIYAAN JI VADHAYIYAAN
Another upcoming comedy flick to make your year fun filled is the upcoming comedy flick 'Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan'. Starring the ace actor Binnu Dhillon, the film is helmed by Smeep Kang and will be produced by Dhillon’s home company Naughty Men Productions. The film is scheduled for release on July 13, 2018.
So keep the dates and do not be left out on all the entertainment the Punjabi cinema has to bring.