An announcement of the release of revamped cult classic ‘Chann Pardesi’ was made by the reputed film producer JS Cheema a couple of years back on his social media handle. Initially, the film was supposed to release on June 19, 2020 but because of the obvious circumstances, it couldn’t go on floors.
"CHANN PARDESEE - The legend, returns to the big screen in it's full glory of Digital picture and 5.1 Surround sound on the 19th of June 2020. The excitement begins", JS Cheema had written earlier while sharing the update. Also Read : Jatt te Zameen - A Cult Classic That Has Gained Popularity With Punjabi Youth Globally
Now, the makers have come up with a new release date for the film which is May 13, 2022. The film has been refurbished with a digital picture and 5.1 surround sound to suit the need of the current Punjabi Cinema lovers. The new version of this film is also called ‘Chann Pardesi’ and will hit the big screens again on the aforementioned date.
Making the announcement public on his social media page, Cheema quoted: “The Legend Returns to the Cinema Theaters on 13th of May 2022. Trailer coming on Thursday. A unique opportunity to watch the cult classic milestone of Punjabi Cinema in the theatres.” Also Read : Upcoming Punjabi Movies – 2022!
Talking about the refurbished version of Chann Pardesi, JS Cheema had revealed, "The work is finally done. The film has been given a makeover. The sound and the look of this film will be on a grand scale."
Chann Pardesi, the cult classic of Punjabi Cinema was directed by Chitrarth Singh and starred Raj Babbar, Rama Vij, Amrish Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Sushma Seth, Om Puri, Sunita Dheer, Mehar Mittal, Rajni Sharma and Sunder. It marked Raj Babbar's film debut. The movie went on to win India's National Film Award in the year 1980 and went on to become a huge commercial hit when it eventually found distribution in the year 1981. Also Read : You Surely Cannot Miss This Video Of ‘Mogambo’ Aka Amrish Puri Singing A Punjabi Ghazal!
He had even opened up about his forthcoming projects too in 2020 and had shared that he was gearing up for his next directorial which was written by Baldev Gill. "Once we are ready with the full script, we will finalize the cast and rest of the things. So the film is still at the initial stage,” but as of now we’ve not heard anything about this project too.
But as we know Baldev and JS have already worked together in Chann Pardesi so we're hoping to see something exceptional coming from this team. For now, we're only looking forward to watch the new version of Chann Pardesi on the big screen.
How much are you excited for this one?