Attention, Pollywood lovers, get ready for a pure treat as a series of intriguing and diverse films are all set to hit the screens in the coming months. From revenge dramas to empowerment narratives and rib-tickling comedies, there is something for everyone, and you sure don’t want to miss out on all the entertainment they have promised. So, block your calendar now for these upcoming releases that are all set to redefine the landscape of Punjabi cinema.
Release date: September 1, 2023 Directed by: Ashish Kumar Starring: Prince Kawaljit Singh, Japji Khaira, Baljinder Kaur, Mintu Kapa
Excitement is at its peak for the much-awaited revenge drama — Cheta Singh. The film has been creating a buzz ever since its announcement and stars versatile actor Prince Kawaljit Singh in a never-seen-before avatar. If the recently released trailer is anything to go by, Cheta Singh looks like an electrifying revenge thriller that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. “Cheta Singh is intense and very different from what I have done before,” confesses Prince Kawaljit Singh in an interview. The poster alone gave us a sneak peek into the film's dark and mysterious narrative, with the hard-hitting tagline – “Je tan bansari vechda, pata udon laggu jadon vajaunga.”
Directed by Ashish Kumar, the film boasts a star-studded lineup featuring Japji Khaira, Baljinder Kaur Ballu, Mintu Kapa, Irwin Meet, Mahabir Bhullar, and more. Interestingly, the screenplay and dialogues are written by none other than Prince Kanwaljit Singh. With high-octane action sequences, intense performances and a gripping plotline, Cheta Singh is sure to stun Punjabi film aficionados.
Release date: September 15, 2023
Directed by: Uday Pratap Singh
Starring: Neeru Bajwa, Rubina Bajwa, Nirmal Rishi, Rupinder Rupi, Jaswinder Brar, Gurpreet Bhanghu
Buhe Bariyan undoubtedly is one of the most eagerly awaited Punjabi films of 2023. Directed by Uday Pratap Singh, Buhe Bariyan stands out not only for its talented ensemble cast but also for its empowering subject. Though multi-starrers are not a novelty in Punjabi cinema, a film led by a powerful female star cast is indeed a rare sight. Set in a rural background, the film stars Pollywood’s queen Neeru Bajwa as a cop and narrates a story of women who stand unwaveringly together, championing not only each other, but also their rights. Neeru Bajwa expressed her enthusiasm about the film, stating, “This film holds a special place in my heart, and I am excited for you to get a glimpse of the incredible journey we have embarked upon. The entire team has poured their passion and hard work into this project, and I can’t wait for you to join us on this emotional ride.” Well, we can’t wait to catch this one in the cinema soon.
Release date: September 22, 2023
Directed by: Navaniat Singh Starring: Dev Kharoud, Japji Khaira, Aarushi Sharma, Sukhi Chahal
Ever since Punjabi cinema's action star, Dev Kharoud, unveiled the first look poster of Blackia 2 on his social media with the enticing caption, "This time, the black will be bigger," a wave of anticipation has swept across audiences. Set in 1975, this sequel to the 2019 hit film Blackie, is touted to redefine Punjabi cinema’s thriller genre. Inspired by true events, the film promises to have jaw-dropping action sequences and revolves around the theme of gangsters and smuggling. Helmed by Navaniat Singh, Blackia 2 also feature Japji Khaira as the female lead. While not much is revealed about the film, Dev Kharoud said, “The entire team, of Blackia has put a lot of hard work and dedication into making this movie. We can wait to show it to you all.” As excitement builds, the makers aim to raise the bar even higher with Blackia 2, promising another gripping drama, which is high on action and intensity.
Maujaan Hi Maujaan
Release date: October 20, 2023
Directed by: Smeep Kang Starring: Gippy Grewal, Binnu Dhillon, Karamjit Anmol, Tanu Grewal
One can trust Gippy Grewal to deliver nothing but sheer entertainment, and the megastar’s forthcoming film Maujaan Hi Maujaan seems no different. Directed by Smeep Kang, Maujaan Hi Maujaan, is a comic caper revolving around three characters played by Gippy Grewal, Binnu Dhillon, and Karamjit Anmol. While the storyline remains shrouded in mystery, the film’s initial poster tagline – A deaf, dumb and blind comedy — hints at an uproarious comedy drama. Speaking about the film Gippy said, “It has a very different storyline. I hope viewers will support our new creation wholeheartedly and bless us.” Further promising it to be a mad ride, producer Amardeep Grewal said, “It is filled with madness, humour, comedy and an amazing star cast.” We bet you won’t want to miss this laugh-riot.