The trend of directors becoming producers in Punjabi cinema is a new one in our industry. The debut production venture of renowned director Pankaj Batra has been turning heads of late. His film is though untitled yet, but the names it has on board are pretty known and popular artistes of Punjabi industry.
While Ranjit Bawa, Ninja and Jassie Gill’s inclusion in the project was revealed in the beginning itself, now the introduction of a new artist is making the news. Recently, Pankaj Batra took it to his social media to share the picture of Punjabi singer Gurnam Bhullar (Diamond fame) posing along with him and the lead cast of the movie – Jassie Gill, Ranjit Bawa and Ninja.
Gurnam is of late, one of the most wanted actors in Punjabi cinema. He’s already signed his debut movie opposite Sonam Bajwa. The movie is reportedly titled ‘Surkhi Bindi’, and is slated to release next year on March 8. Besides this, he has signed three more Punjabi movies, one of them being Kala Shah Kala with Binnu Dhillon and Sargun Mehta.
Talking about Pankaj Batra’s production, it is a story of three friends and their struggle of living abroad. The tale revolves around their bond and the hardship they go through. Along with Jassie Gill, Ranjit Bawa and Ninja, the movie has Navneet Kaur Dhillon in a pivotal role. The movie is slated to hit the theatres on 22nd Feburary 2019.