Five popular and successful Punjabi films released in 2015 were "Sardaar Ji," directed by Rohit Jugraj, "Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe," directed by Harjit Singh, "Angrej," directed by Simerjit Singh, "Faraar," directed by Baljit Singh Deo, and "Shareek," directed by Navaniat Singh. More than 25 Punjabi films have been released in 2015, as of November 2015.Continue Reading
"Sardaar Ji" is a romantic comedy about ghost hunter Jaggi Singh and his quest to find ghosts and romance. It had a recordbreaking opening in Punjab, earning $380,000 in its first day in cinemas.
"Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe" is a biopic, following the life of Bhagat Puran Singh as his faith and heritage give him strength to face a number of challenges and support those around him in post-partitian Punjab.
"Angrej" is a romantic comedy set in 1945 that follows Angrej Singh, played by Amrinder Gill, in his search for a wife. It had a highly successful opening weekend in India, earning $610,000 at the box office.
"Faraar" also had an excellent opening weekend in India with box office sales of $560,000. The film is a thriller about a man who, during a trip to the United States, becomes a prime suspect in a criminal investigation due to a case of mistaken identity.
"Shareek" is a musical drama that covers three decades as it follows the difficult relationship between two brothers, Jassa and Dara. Despite being cousin-brothers, the two men become enemies in a conflict over a piece of land.Learn more about Art & Literature