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5 Punjabi Stars Who Were Back With A Bang In 2018

By: Amrinder | January 1, 2019

The year 2018 witnessed comebacks of many names but amongst them, there were some who came back as a surprise but their comeback projects created quite a lot of buzz. 

Here we have brought a list of those 5 names who took the industry by storm through their comeback in the year 2018:

  1. Gurdas Mann:

The legendary figure of Punjabi entertainment industry made his comeback to the silver screen with his movie ‘Nankana’, after nearly 4 years. This film was based on a periodic theme. The film let out a message that one cannot attain everything within a lifetime and should readily accept what he has. The movie featured Gurdas Mann in the lead role alongside Kavita Kaushik and Diya Aur Baati Hum Fame actor Anas Rashid. 

  1. Babbu Mann:

Another Punjabi entertainment industry favourite, who was last seen on the 70mm screens almost 4 years ago is Babbu Mann.  After 4 years of waiting, he made his comeback to the silver screen with his movie Banjaara – The Truck Driver. The movie also featured Shraddha Arya, Rana Ranbir and Gurpreet Bhangu in vital roles. The theme of the story was based on 3 generational love stories. Banjara came as a treat for Mann's fans who couldn't get enough of their hero, even though he was in a triple role.

  1. Honey Singh:

The year 2018 was indeed a lucky one for Honey Singh. His track ‘Makhna’ went on to become a chartbuster and took the internet by storm soon after its release. Though Honey Singh had other releases too in the year 2018, ‘Makhna’ is a quite special feather in his cap. The song featured Yo Yo Honey Singh, Neha Kakkar, Singhsta, Pinaki, Sean and  Allistair. Makhna was written and composed by Honey Singh himself. Till now the song has been viewed more than 555 million times on YouTube.

Also Read: Top 5 Punjabi Films Of 2018 That Took Punjabi Industry To A New Dimension

  1. Pooja Verma:

After making her debut alongside Babbu Mann in ‘Baaz’ for which she received substantial praise, Pooja Verma made her comeback in 2018 with ‘Dakuaan Da Munda’ opposite Dev Kharoud. Dakuaan Da Munda performed well at the box-office and garnered praise from both audiences and critics. In fact, Pooja had also featured in ‘22g Tussi Ghaint Ho’ alongside Bhagwant Mann in 2015 but Dakuaan suddenly changed things for the actress. 

  1. Kainaat Arora:

After making her debut in the 2015 release ‘Faraar’ alongside Gippy Grewal, she had almost disappeared from the public eye. But in 2018 she made a comeback with a bang through an action drama ‘Jagga Jiunda E’ in the month of August. The movie had Daljeet Kalsi as the main protagonist. Kainaat's picture as a lady cop went viral on social media. 

These five Punjabi stars, we feel made an impact in 2018 with their surprising comebacks. Should any other star have made it to the list? Let us know in the comments section below!

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