After the pandemic, when theaters have now opened filmmakers had a lot of films in their kitty some of which were in the process of shooting while some of the films are ready to release this year or next year in 2022.
Here we have curated a list of Punjabi films which are ready to release for the next year i.e. 2022. Also Read : Exclusive: Informal Conversation With Ankit Gupta| Watch The Full Interview Here
After spectacular performance in 'Please Kill Me', Jagjeet Sandhu has announced his next titled, 'Chor Dil'. Since, the movie is yet in its pre-production stage not much details about the movie has been shared as of now. But the actor made it clear that this one will go on floors next year in 2022.
The movie is written and directed by Jangvir Singh.
VADHAYIYAAN BAPU TENU:
'Vadhayiyaan Bapu Tenu' will mark the directorial debut of singer turned actor Roshan Prince. Interestingly, Roshan has even penned the story of the film. The movie will star Gurpreet Ghuggi, Yograj Singh, Karamjit Anmol, Harby Sangha and others. The release date has not been announced yet though the movie will release in the year 2022. Also Read: Is This Really Garry Sandhu's Son?
The update was shared by the movie was shared by 'Ishq Brandy' actor on his official social media page.
Another one on the list is Manbhavan Singh's 'Englandiye'. This one is also in its pre-production stage therefore not much has been revealed yet but this one is scheduled to go on floors next year. The screenplay, dialogues and direction is done by Manbhavan himself.
The fate of Rana Ranbir's directorial 'Snowman' is really sailing through rough waters. The release date of this one was earlier locked for November 05 but now this one has been again postponed for its release in the first week of new year i.e. Jan 07. Also Read: Do You Know How Sardar Sohi Got To Work With Gulzar?
The movie will star Neeru Bajwa, Jazzy B, Rana Ranbir, Gippy Grewal and many more. Interestingly, the movie is also written by Rana Ranbir.The poster of the movie suggests this one to be a serious drama different from clichéd Punjabi movies. Well, let’s see how well does the audience receives it.
The dark, action film is said to release on January 7 this year! It casts Pukhraj Bhalla, Prabh Grewal, Lucky Dhaliwal, Amrit Amby, Malkeet Rauni, Seema Kaushal, Gurpreet Bhangu, Karam Kaur, Jagdeep Randhawa and Harsimran Attli, among other. Also, the director is Manpreet Brar while Omjee Star Studios are the distributor.
After facing multiple issues, the Punjabi biopic ‘Shooter’, which is based on the story of Punjab’s notorious gangster, Sukha Kahlon to finally release on 14th January 2022. Also Read: Here Is What Sunanda Sharma Has To Say About Her Acting Plans
Produced by Charanjeet Singh, this film marks the debut of Dilsher Singh and Khushpal Singh as directors.Not only this, the film will mark the acting debut of both Jayy Randhawa (aka BJay Randhawa) and model turned actress Swaalina, in lead roles.
JHALLE PE GAYE PALE:
Releasing on Feb 4, 200, ‘Jhalle Pe Gaye Pale’ is jointly written and directed by Manjit Singh Tony and Gurmeet Saajan. The movie will star Gurmeet Saajan, Gurchet Chitarkaar, Mannat Singh, Dilawar Sidhu and many more. This one will be produced by Goyal Music in the creation of Winner Films Productions and co-produced by Satnam Batra and Gurmeet Singh Photogenic. The poster of the movie suggests this one to be a comedy movie with a love angle.
PHATTE DINDE PUNJABI CHAKK:
This will be the second movie which will star Gippy Grewal and Neeru Bajwa in the lead roles and is scheduled to release during Valentine’s week on Feb 11, 2022. The movie will be directed by Maneesh Bhatt to be produced by Gippy Grewal, Ashu Munish Sahni and Aniket Kawade. Also Read : Has G Khan Recently Purchased A Brand New Swanky 'Rubicon'?
The poster of the movie suggests this one to be a romantic movie. The duo have worked together earlier in ‘Jihney Mera Dil Lutteya’ which was a super hit movie now it will be interesting to see with immense popularity if people are going to receive this one well.
Following the theme of Valentine's week, we have a lockdown love story in ‘Jal Wayu Enclave’. Written and directed by Deepak Thaparr and produced by Gabbar Sangrur under the banner of ‘The Theatre Army Films’, this one will star Gurjazz, who will step foot into films for the first time, opposite actress Monica Sharma. The story is about the love between a rural boy and an urban girl.
BHOOT UNCLE TUSI GREAT HO:
A film taking a different angle, ‘Bhoot Uncle Tusi Great Ho’ will release along with two romantic flicks that too during Valentine’s week but do not have a love story as the central plot! However, this film has its own specialties like the fact that it will be the Pollywood debut of Veteran Actress Jayaprada and a comeback for Raj Babbar. Not only this, the director KC Bokadia might make his Punjabi directorial debut with this one!
DE DE GEDA:
Singer-turned actor Ammy Virk has a lot of projects already lined up but 'De De Geda' will be the first release for next year. This one is too in pre-production stage so not much details are revealed as of now but the release date has been locked for Feb 18, 2022. Also Read: Punita Arora, The First Woman To Become The Lieutenant General Of Indian Army Was A Sikh!
This one has been in the books for quite a while. It is finally set to release on 18th February this year. To tell you more about the film, the movie is made under the banner of Loud Roar Films and Raj Motion Pictures. The movie is produced by Harpreet Singh Devgun, Rakesh Dahiya, Vimal Chopra and Amrinder Raju. 'Gurmukh' is written and directed by Pali Bhupinder Singh.
Another film marking the debut of a Punjabi singer, ‘Jatt Brothers’ will have Jass Manak making his debut in the lead along with Guri. Moreover, Nikeet Dhillon and Priyanka Khera will also be part of the project. The film is written by Dheeraj Rattan and directed by Manav Shahand will release on 25th February 2022.
AAJA MEXICO CHALLIYE:
Another film releasing on Feb 25 is the Ammy Virk starrer 'Aaja Mexico Challiye'. Written and directed by Rakesh Dhawan, this flick has a number of well-known names like Nasir Chinyoti, Mintu Kapa, Honey Mattu, Zafri Khan and many more in supporting roles.
The poster of the film portrays people crossing the borders and money in the background clearly suggesting that they are moving abroad in search of better living and of course, the story will also be revolving around the same.
MAIN VYAH NI KARONA TERE NAAL:
This movie is actually special for it will mark the debut of singer Gurnam Bhullar as producer. The movie will star Sonam Bajwa and Gurnam in the lead roles. Since, audience had loved their chemistry in 'Guddiyan Patole', hopes are really high for this one also. Let us tell you, this one is written and directed by Rupinder Inderjit to be released on Mar 04. Also Read: What’s Brewing Between Babbal Rai And Nawazuddin Siddiqui?
Marking the debut of Amrit Maan and Desi Crew as producers, ‘Babbar’ seems to be an action-thriller with Maan in the lead role. The poster of the film indicates violence and that Amrit Maan will have to play a serious role in this one. It is written and directed by Amar Hundal and will be screened on 18th March this year!
JATTAN DA MUNDA GAUN LAGYA:
Another one releasing on March 18 is director Amberdeep Singh’s ‘Jattan Da Munda Gaun Lagya’, which will star the controversial singer, actor and now politician Sidhu Moosewala. Yes, you read it right! After his lead debut in ‘Moosa Jatt’ and ‘Yes I Am Student’, the actor will be seen in this project. Looking at the poster, we can speculate that the film shows two sides of a singer’s life.
This one has to be the most awaited movies. So, 'Gurnam Bhullar' and 'Tania' starrer 'Lekh' will open the account on box-office to go on floors on Apr 1. The makers are referring the movie as a tribute to 2009 released, 'Mel Karade Rabba'.
RABB DA RADIO 3:
The threequel of superhit franchise, ‘Rabb Da Radio' starring Tarsem Jassar and Simi Chahal which will be released on Apr 8, 2022. The first look poster of the movie was shared by Tarsem on his social media account. Also Read : Bhumika Chawla’s Only Punjabi Film Till Date - Know About It?
The original film had won National Award and sequel had also garnered an even response. Now, let’s see how well the audience receives this one too.
Interestingly, another one on the list is also Tarsem Jassar and Wamiqa Gabbi starrer 'Galwakdi' which will also release on Apr 08. This was earlier supposed to release on the new year's eve but because of the pandemic situation the makers had to postpone the release date and now finally this one will release on the above mentioned date.
MAIN TE BAPU:
'Main Te Baapu' is probably one of the much-awaited movies as it will star Parmish Verma and his father, Satish Verma. This will be the first time ever that father-duo will share the screen ever. Directed by Uday Pratap Singh and written by Jagdeep Warring, this one will release on April 22, 2022. The movie will also star Sanjeeda Sheikh, Sunita Dhir, Sukhi Chahal, Rose J Kaur and many more. Looking at the title and the poster, this one seems to be a story revolving around the father-son bond.
NI MAIN SASS KUTTNI:
This one is surely going to be treat for all the Mehtab Virk fans as it will mark the acting debut of 'Jhidkaan' singer while Tanvi Nagi will be the leading lady opposite Mehtab. Directed by Parveen Kumar and written by Raju Verma, the movie will go on floors on April 29, 2022. The movie will also star Gurpreet Ghuggi, Karamjit Anmol, Nirmal Rishi, Seema Kaushal and others.
This one is memorable as it will be Deep Sidhu's last film. Starring Deep Sidhu, Guggu Gill, Sukhdeep Sukh, Mahabir Bhullar, Harvinder Kaur Babli, Amrinder Billing and Sonpreet Jawanda among others, ‘Saade Aala’ is a Jatinder Mauhar film. The production is being done by Sumeet Singh and Mandeep Sidhu under the banner of Saga Studios and Bathinde Wale Bai Films. This one will also release on April 29, 2022.
Ever since it's announcement, the release date of Ammy Virk, Sargun Mehta and Nimrat Khaira starrer 'Saunkan Saunkne' has been changing time and again. But finally the makers have decided to release this one on May 13. Helmed by Amarjit Singh Saron, the poster of the film implies Ammy Virk shuffling between the ladies Saukan, played by Sargun, and Saunkne, played by Nimrat.
The next one on the list is Baljit Singh Deo’s ‘Maa’ which will be released on May 06, 2022. Obviously, the movie will face a clash with Amarjit's 'Saukan Saunkne' . However, the movie becomes promising because of its name and the concept involved and strategically it will be released on ‘Mother’s Day’ week. This one is written by Rana Ranbir. First look poster of the movie also suggests this one to be the story of a mother of two sons. Also Read : Filma Wale : Sukh Sanghera Announces His Debut Punjabi Film As A Writer!
Another one the list will be 'Kokka' starring Gurnam Bhullar and Neeru Bajwa which will hit the screens on May 20, 2022. The director of the movie is not disclosed yet but hopes are really high for the unconventional story it will be portraying.
Also, Neeru and Gurnam have a huge fan following and their immense acting skills makes this one to be even more promising.
This one will not just be a movie but a souvenir of late legendary singer Sardool Sikander as it will be the last film of the late singer. Directed by Manmohan Singh, the movie will also star Harbhajan Mann, Delbar Arya, Amar Noorie and others.
The film will be released on May 27, 2022.
DAKUAN DA MUNDA 2:
The expectations from this one are super high as this one is the sequel to the super hit movie ‘Daakuan Da Munda’. This one is written by Mandeep Benipal and will star Dev Kharoud and Japji Khera in it! The film will be floored on May 27 2022. Also Read: “Sing Or Get Punished”, Why Did Kanth Kaler's Teacher Say So?
Another one on the list is Amberdeep Singh's 'Shikra' which will mark his collaboration once again with Diljit Dosanjh. Neither release date has been locked yet nor much details about the movie have been shared yet. Since, Amber-Diljit are really great in their respective fields. This one is really a promising collaboration.
It seems the first month of January is taken over by Rana Ranbir because after 'Snowman', he will be bringing 'Posti' for the audience. The movie will star Prince KJ, Surilie Gautam, Rana Ranbir and others.
This one seems to be touching upon the subject of drug abuse.
MAHI MERA NIKKA JEHA:
The film 'Mahi Mera Nikka Jeha' will be helmed by Satinder Singh Dev. The cast of the film includes Pukhraj Bhalla, Hashneen Chauhan, Jaswinder Bhalla, Karanvir Deol, Seema Kaushal, Anita Devgan, Honey Mattu and Ashok Pathak among others. Looking at the cast one can speculate that the film will be a comedic flick.
The release date for this one is June 3, 2022.
Movie: SHER BAGGA
This Jagdeep Sidhu's directorial will star the popular jodi Ammy Virk and Sonam Bajwa in the lead roles. This one is even written by Jagdeep. Since audiences have always loved their onscreen pair in Nikka Zaildar franchise, let's see how this one goes well with the audience. Also Read : A Practice That Jagjeet Sandhu Feels Is Still Lacking In The Punjabi Industry!
The period drama, 'Widow Colony' written and directed by Smeep Kang will be releasing on June 3, 2022.This one has to be special for the subject it will be made. The story will be a real life story of the people residing in 'Widow Colony' in Delhi who were given shelter by the then government whose lives were affected in 1984 genocide.
Let us tell you, the colony in Delhi is in Tilak Vihar which is named as 'Widow Colony'.
Years back, Anurag Singh had made a period drama based on 1984 sikh-riots which was a complete justice now it will be intersting to see if Smeep will be able to create similar magic on screen.
NIGA MARDI AAYI VE:
Now, another one is 'Niga Mardi Aayi Ve' which will star Sargun Mehta and Gurnam Bhullar in the lead roles. The movie is scheduled to release on June 17, 2022. The duo was seen in 'Surkhi Bindi' and the movie had won over several hearts now it will be interesting to see how do the audience like this one?
The movie was supposed to release earlier this year but now finally June 17 has finally been locked for the release. The movie will star Satinder Sartaj, Wamiqa Gabbi and Neeru Bajwa in the lead roles. Since, the trio will be seen working together for the first time. Let's see how well the audience receives this one. Sources reveal that Wamiqa will be seen playing an advocate in the film. Also Read: A Mythological Tale Which Changed Surveen Chawla's Life Forever!
The sequel to the Kulwinder Billa and Wamiqa Gabbi starrer ‘Parahuna’, ‘Parahuna 2’ will be releasing on 17 June 2022. The movie will star Ranjit Bawa and Aditi Singh in lead roles whereas Tanvi Nagi, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Prabh Grewal, Malkeet Rauni and Amanat Chan will also be seen in the film. The movie is written by Dheeraj Kedarnath Rattan and directed by Ksshitij Chaudhary.
Announced first in 2018, the singer turned actor Kulwinder Billa's movie as a lead actor 'Television' has a new release date which is 24th June 2022!
The film is being directed by Taj and produced by Pushpinder Kaur. The movie is the first-ever project to be made under the home production of Director Simerjit Singh. The story of the movie is penned by Mani Manjinder Singh and the dialogues are written by Raju Verma. Looking at the first poster of the movie it seems like it would be a period movie setup in rural Punjab.
Now, this one was another much-awaited movie. The sequel of another superhit movie, 'Shareek' has been announced which will be released on June 24, 2022 and wll face a clash!
The movie will be directed Navaniat Singh who had directed the original movie also. This one is written by Inderpal Singh.The poster and the motion poster of the movie clearly suggests that Jimmy Sheirgill and Dev Kharoud will be seen in the lead roles. Also Read : 5 Facts You Should Know About Afsana Khan!
'Shareek 2' will be produced by Vivek Ohri, Gunbir Singh Sidhu and Manmord Sidhu to be released under the banner of Ohri Productions and White Hill Studios.Though, 'Shareek' was a blockbuster hit with amazing storyline and actors involved in the project. High hopes and expectations are sure to assosciate with this one too. Evident from the poster and the tagline, "Greatest Battles Are Always With Closest Ones", the sequel seems to take the story further.
Well, this will surely be one of the movies which audience will surely look forward to.
After 'Rabb Da Radio 2', Tarsem Jassar starrer Mastaney will hit the screens on July 1, 2022. Let us tell you, the movie is written and directed by Sharan Art.The leading lady has not been confirmed yet but ofcourse expectations will be really high looking at the stardom that the singer enjoys. Also Read: Punjabi Films Asha Parekh Has Been A Part Of!
KHAO PIO AISH KARO:
Directed by Ksshitij Chaudhary, the film titled ‘Khao Pio Aish Karo’ will star Ranjit Bawa, Tarsem Jassar and Jasmin Bajwa among others! The film is being produced by Harsimran Kalra under the banner of Brotherhood Productions. Releasing on July 1, 2022, this one will be distributed by Omjee Star Studios.
PADMA SHRI KAUR SINGH:
Another one of those films which were first announced in 2019 but couldn’t make it to the theatres, ‘Padma Shri Kaur Singh’ will now release on 8th July, 2022.
Written and directed by Vikram Pradhan, the film is a biography based on the story of Indian boxer Kaur Singh. The star cast includes Karam Batth, Raj Kakra, Baninder Bunny, Prabh Grewal, Malkeet Rauni, Gurpreet Bhangu and Sukhi Chahal.
BAAJRE DA SITTA:
This one will star Guggu Gill, Rupinder Rupi and more. Not just this, social media singing sensation Noor Chahal will also be marking her acting debut with this film. 'Baajre Da Sitta' will be directed by Jass Grewal to be released on July 15.
July month is surely going to be quite jampacked for Ammy as the singer-turned actor will have two releases in the same month. After Bajre Da Sitta, Ammy's 'Janjj' will go on floors on July 29, 2022.
The movie will be directed by Gurpreet Singh Palehri while Jagdeep Sidhu has penned it.
CHALLA MUDKE NI AAYA:
Releasing on 29th July, 2022, 'Challa Mudke Ni Aaya' is a special one as it marks the directorial debut of our singer-actor-producer Amrinder Gill! Accompanying Gill with the writing for this project is Amberdeep Singh.
SOHREYAN DA PIND AA GAYA:
The Punjabi flick titled 'Sohreyan Da Pind Aa Gaya' casting Gurnam Bhullar and Sargun Mehta in it will release on 29th July 2022! The movie is directed by Ksshitij Chaudhary and is penned by Amberdeep Singh. It is produced by Shri Narotam Ji Films, New Era Films and Bollywood Heights.
KALE KACCHIAN WALE:
Much inspired by Hollywood, this upcoming movie is named “Kale Kacchian Wale (Men In Black)". The movie is directed by Maneesh Bhatt while the story of the movie is penned by Harsh Rana and Chanchal Dabra. The film, releasing on August 5, 2022 casts Ranjit Bawa, Sapna Pabbi, Prince Kanwaljit Singh, Raghveer Boli and others in it.
LAUNG LAACHI 2:
A sequel to the 2018 romantic drama, ‘Laung Laachi’, the second part will support the same star cast that is Neeru Bajwa, Amberdeep, and Ammy Virk. Moreover, the film is a collaboration between Villagers Film Studio, Amberdeep Productions and Neeru Bajwa Entertainment. It will be releasing in theatres on 19th August 2022.
BAI JI KUTTANGE:
After facing a lot of ups and downs, Smeep Kang's 'Bai Ji Kuttange' will finally hit the theatres on 19th August 2022. The movie was earlier supposed to release in 2020 but because of the pandemic, the release date was pushed further. The movie will feature Dev Kharoud, Harnaaz Sandhu, Gurpreet Ghuggi and Upasna Singh in lead roles while Upasana Singh's son will also act in this one.
YAAR MERA TITLIAAN WARGA:
Humble Motion Picture's 'Yaar Mera Titliaan Warga' is also on the list of releases scheduled for 2022. Written by Naresh Kathooria and directed by Vikas Vashisht will be produced by Gippy Grewal. The movie starring Gippy Grewal, Tanu Grewal, Karamjit Anmol, Raj Dhaliwal and others will release on August 25th this year.
WELCOME BHUA JI:
After Bai Ji Kuttange, Smeep Kang's another one to go on floors is 'Welcome Bhua Ji' on September 02. The story and screenplay of the movie is written by Vaibhav Shreya.
The Punjabi film titled 'Ziddi Jatt', which was announced back in 2019, finally the film has a release date i.e September 2, 2022. The film will star Singga, Sara Gurpal, Sweetaj Brar, Kanwalpreet Singh, Ranjha Vikram Singh, Kuljinder Sidhu and others. The story and screenplay of the film are penned by Simranjit Singh Hundal who will also direct this film.
FER MAMLAA GADBAD HAI:
Another one on the list is 'Pher Mamlaa Gadbad Hai' to be directed by Sagar S Sharma which will star Ninja and Prreit Kamal in the lead roles alongwith B.N.Sharma, Upesh Jangwal and others. As the name and the poster suggests, this one seems to be another comedy movie on the way. The film will be floored on September 2, 2022.
Dev Kharoud's success in the Punjabi film industry can easily be credited to this franchise which is— Rupinder Gandhi - The Gangster and Rupinder Gandhi - The Gangster 2. After the success of these two projects, the man had announced the third part of the franchise titled Gandhi 3 - Yaaran Da Yaar. Ever since it's announcement, people were really looking forward to its release date which has finally been revealed and the film is all set to go on floors on September 09, 2022. Also Read: Actress Shama Sikander To Get Married This Month!
MERA LAUNG GAWACHA:
The film titled ‘Mera Laung Gawacha’ is said to hit the theatres on September 16, 2022. The project is being helmed by Manpreet Johal and Ashu Munish Sahni under the banners of Vehli Janta Records and Omjee Studios. The film is written and directed by Inderpal Singh. This romance film will star Tarsem Jassar in the lead role.
September seems to be favorite and lucky month for Jagdeep Sidhu as for the third time in a row he has announced his next directorial, Moh to be released on September 23. The movie will star Gitaz Bindrakhia and Sargun Mehta in the lead roles.
Moh will mark a comeback for Gitaz after 8 years and this one becomes even more special as the movie will be based on the life of the legendary singer Surjit Bindrakhia. Also Read : Who Is Harnaaz Sandhu: The Miss Universe 2021 (India)?
BILLO VS DHILLON:
Another Punjabi comedy film, set to release on October 14, 2022, this one casts Yuvraaj Hans and Binnu Dhillon in lead roles. The film is directed by Mandeep Chahal and written by Chander Kamboj, this one is produced by Dr. Gaurav Aggarwal under the banner of Bellezzaa Productions.
Most of us are super excited for Jasmin Bhasin's Punnjbi debut which is with 'Honeymoon'. The film is directed by Amarpreet Chhabra and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Harman Baweja and Vicky Bahri. The release date for this one is Ocrober 25, 2022.
The movie titled 'Nishana' will release on November 4, 2022. Directed by Sukhminder Dhanjal, the film is produced by DP Arshi who has produced some Punjabi Films in the past. Nishana will have Kulwinder Billa, Saanvi Dhiman, along with Vikramjeet Virk, Guggu Gill, Gurmeet Saajan & Rana Jung Bahadar in important roles.
Till now, only these are the only movies that are announced for the next year release but certainly more announcements will be made and we will update you soon about them too!