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This Nushrratt Bharuccha Starrer Is Soon To Get A Remake In Punjabi?

By: Krishma | June 29, 2022

We’ve seen a lot of Punjabi films which are actually the remakes of several Bollywood films including ‘Channa Mereya’, ‘Mel Karade Rabba’ and many others. Well, one another name that has now been added on to the list is Bollywood’s ‘Janhit Mein Jaari’ which starred Nushrratt Bharuccha in the lead role.

This light hearted comedy-drama addresses the social stigma around condoms. The film portrays the journey of a young girl who sells condoms for a living, despite societal resistance, and decides to teach her family, in-laws and society at large an important lesson. The film successfully struck a chord with audiences and sparked a much-needed conversation around the taboo subject. Also Read : These 20 Punjabi Films Are Actually Remakes Of Other Language Films!

This socially relevant subject has interested several regional filmmakers as well. Thus, it has been reported that a south production house has approached Bhanushali Studio Limited for the Tamil, Telugu and Punjabi remake rights of ‘Janhit Mein Jaari’ with an A-list female star in each language. Also Read : Celebrating 10 Years Of The Blockbuster Hit – Jatt & Juliet- Special Interview & Trivia Inside!

The film which has initiated a conversation around such a taboo subject would be interesting to see how it’s adapted for different regional audiences!

By the way, if reports were to believe, a sequel to this one is already on the cards.

Talking about the Bollywood film box office, the film made on a humble budget of 20 crores including the cost for P&A worldwide has already recovered 23 crores in its satellite, digital and music rights. Additionally, it received a 2-crore subsidy from the Madhya Pradesh government and close to 4 crores at the box office, amassing the makers a gross profit of 8 crore already. Also Read : Is That Cute Kiddo Ninja’s Lil Munchkin?

Well, let’s see who is going to take this bold step of making a full-fledged Punjabi feature film on such a taboo subject. And most importantly, how well is the audience going to receive it!


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