Written and produced by Gippy Grewal, Manje Bistre proves it’s worth to the audience. This Punjabi family drama movie has set new heights, by breaking the box office record for being the highest opener ever for a Punjabi film and now the even BIGGER news is that the film has broken the record for highest weekend collection as well!
Gippy Grewal, one of those few actors of Ballewood, who has been really versatile and experimental with his roles, was expected to give a blockbuster since long. And no wonder, our super-talented hero has given us the BIGGEST ever entertainer in the form of ‘Manje Bistre’ which has created history at the box office.
According to a report by Rentrak, and recent statement by the worldwide distributor of the movie, Whitehill Productions, Manje Bistre has grossed Rs 7.02 Crore (India) and total Rs. 15.30 Crore Worldwide and become the biggest ever film in the history of Punjabi cinema in terms of its weekend colletions.
The first day total collection of the movie stands at Rs. 5.11 Crore worldwide, which certainly appears like a dream come true for the fans. The movie provides a glimpse into the real Punjabi culture, which has certainly been missed by today’s youth, where Punjabi marriages witnessed collecting Manje Bistre from the neighboring villages and the myriad other customs which were performed during the wedding ceremony. And, this perspective is certainly the USP of this Punjabi movie.
Within three days of release, Manje Bistre has already reached soaring heights, and is expected to surpass the success in the days to come. Not only has the movie received applause from the audience of Punjab but, has also carved a niche in Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom.
The storyline of the movie revolves around a Punjabi wedding, with the perfect blend of comedy and romance. Sukhi, while preparing for his sister’s wedding, meets Rano and immediately falls in love with her. Rano, being Sukhi’ sister’s friend is a hesitant lover and during their romantic alliance many other characters are introduced throughout the film. Manje Bistre is directed by Baljit Singh Deo, the story is written by Gippy Grewal and the dialogue is penned by Rana Ranbir.