Since the time Diljit Dosanjh set foot in Bollywood in 2016, the superstar is unstoppable. He has projects and international collaborations coming in one after the other. This time, he is back with yet another Bollywood film for all his fans; what’s exciting is that he will team up with the star Arjun Rampal for this one!
Well, the duo has been assigned to play the lead in Honey Trehan's next directorial after ‘Raat Akeli Hai’ which will be produced by RSVP Movies and Macguffin Pictures. Also Read: Punjabi Films Asha Parekh Has Been A Part Of!
The story is based on the backdrop of the 1984 Sikh Riots and is based on true events. Set in Amritsar, the shoot for this one has already begun. Let us tell you, Diljit will be seen playing the role of Jaswant Singh Khalra who was an Indian Human Rights activist who was kidnapped and murdered in September 1995. He was the one who fought for the victims of the incident. The movie will depict unsparing account, abounding with insights and revelations, of the 1984 mass killings and their aftermath. Also Read: Do You Know About Govinda’s Punjabi Song?
Check out Diljit Dosanjh's look for the movie which is going viral on social media:
Recently, Paramjit Kaur Khalra even shared a note describing why they have gone ahead with giving the film to Bollywood, especially after the repeated misrepresentation of Sikhs in their films. You can read the full note here:
To remind you, Dosanjh played a serious role as ‘Shivjeet Singh Maan’ in the 2014 film ‘Punjab 1984’ which was also based around the same topic. He received a lot of acclaim and recognition for his acting in this one and there was no turning back after that.
Last, Diljit Dosanjh was seen sharing pictures from his tour around India. Prior to that, Diljit has also announced an international song collaboration, a Hollywood animated series and a Netflix Project along with Rajkummar Rao! In Bollywood, Dosanjh is expected to be seen in Ali Abbas Zafar‘s crime-comedy ‘Detective Sherdil’ and not to forget the multiple Punjabi films on the way. Also Read: This Brazilian Model Was Part Of A Punjabi Song! Do You Know Her?
Not to forget, a film based on this topic was announced by Netflix in 2020 with Diljit as the lead, which leads us to suspect that it might be this one. What do you think?