The olden days when Punjabi movies were just about a few big cities in Punjab and other North Indian cities. Nowadays you will easily get to see posters of Punjabi movies outsides theatres of London, Toronto or New York and of course in Mumbai, Kolkata or Bangalore. The box office collections are so huge that even Bollywood films feel embarrassed sometimes. Probably that is the reason why so many Big town investors have suddenly shown interest in Punjabi films. In this, we provide the details of the highest-grossing Punjabi movies.
The movie which will hook you this week is Gippy Grewal’s ‘Ardaas Karaan’. The film revolves around the lives of three elderly men who have to deal with the changing times and conflicts among their family members while trying to instill family values among them. Follow my blog with Bloglovin
The movie which brought Sargun Mehta to the Punjabi industry and made her a household name is on the fifth spot in this list. Apart from Sargun, Angrej Movie is also starred Amrinder Gill and Aditi Sharma in vital roles. This Simerjit Singh movie was released on 31st July 2015 and the shows of Angrej went housefull from day one. The lifetime collection of ‘Angrej’ was just above 30 crores.
Shiva (Ammy Virk) comes to Chandigarh to study but his real aim is to have a little fun before his family marries him off. He falls in love with his beautiful neighbor Bani (Sargun Mehta). The film Qismat follows a man who falls in love whilst studying in Chandigarh, despite his marriage being arranged to another woman.
The movie is directed by Anurag Singh and featured Diljit Dosanjh, Kirron Kher, and Rana Ranbir as lead characters. Other popular actors who were roped in for Punjab 1984 are Sonam Bajwa. The story of a mother and her missing son set in the backdrop of 1984 Punjab, when the state was going through a terrible time of terrorism.
Chal Mera Putt
The movie scenario is quite different when it comes to Amrinder Gill’s films. Chal Mera Putt film revolves around Punjabis trying hard to make a living in a foreign land. The story of the film deals with a Punjabi family who lives in a foreign country illegally. They face several challenges there and try hard to get the requirements.
Rabb Da Radio
Rabb Da Radio is a family movie that revolves around family problems, love, hate and much more. The story of the movie, Rabb Da Radio will take you to Punjab during the 80s and 90s. It shows the relationship between Naseeb and Guddi, who are cousins. But this relationship changes when a rich boy falls in love with Guddi and ask for help from Naseeb to marry Guddi.
Carry On Jatta 2
Smeep Kang directed star-studded movie was graced by the presence of actors like Gippy Grewal. Sonam Bajwa, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Jaswinder Bhalla, Binnu Dhillon, Karamjit Anmol, and BN Sharma. This sequel of Carry On Jatta (2012) stormed the box office soon after its release. Carry On Jatta 2 got a historic opening at the box office when it’s opening day ended with an all-time historic collection of 3.61 crores.
The 3D animated historical film based on the sacrifice of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s sons Sahibzada Ajit Singh. And others like Sahibzada Jorawar Singh, Sahibzada Fateh Singh, and Sahibzada Jujhar Singh. The second spot in the list of highest-grossing Punjabi movies of all the time. Chaar Sahibzaade movie was produced by Harry Baweja. The movie was released on 6th November 2014.
The Diljit – Neeru starrer ‘Sardar Ji’ is at the 3rd spot in the list of highest-grossing movies of all the time. Just behind ‘Carry On Jatta 2’ and ‘Chaar Sahibzaade’. A fantasy movie based on the life of a ghost hunter, Sardar Ji was released on 26th June 2015 and right from day one.
The Movie stars like Gippy, Sonam and Ghuggi, Manje Bistre is a comic-romantic drama based on the hassles of the Punjabi weddings. The movie Manje Bistre was released worldwide on 14th April 2017. The box office collection took off swiftly with a first-day collection 2.25 crores and within no time it crossed the mark of 30 crores. The lifetime collection of the movie stands at 31.7 crores according to IMDb.