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Do You Know Binnu Dhillon Has Also Featured In Bollywood Movies!

By: Jasmine Singh | October 6, 2021

The Punjabi comedian, actor and producer Binnu Dhillon is famous for his comedy roles especially in movies like ‘Munde U.K. De (2009)’, ‘Carry On Jatta (2012)’, ‘Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 (2013)’, ‘Mr & Mrs 420 (2014)’, ‘Angrej (2015)’ and ‘Kala Shah Kala (2019)’ to name a few.

Dhillon began his career in media from television from the show ‘Paddu’ in 1998. He then went on to partake in popular television serials ‘Sarhad’, ‘Lori’, ‘Gaoundi Dharti’, ‘Sirnaave’, ‘Man Jeetey Jag Jeet’, ‘Channo Chan Vargi, Professor Money Plant, Jugnu Hazir Hai, Jugnu Mast Mast, Padam Paria’, ‘Kankaal’, ‘Aaste’ and ‘Pagdandian’. Also Read: Bigg Boss 15: Afsana Khan Opens Up On Her Struggle Days!

But did you know that even before his debut in Punjabi films he was cast in a Bollywood film?

Dhillon played a small role in the 2002 successful Hindi film ‘Shaheed-E-Azam’. Considering he began his career in 1998, this was one of the first roles Dhillon played in movies! The film directed by Sukumar Nair was based on the life of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and it even caused some commotion in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Also Read: Punjabi Actor-Director Vikram Dhillon Booked For Cheating

Not only this, but he has also worked with the well-known Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap! In Kashyap’s 2009 black comedy film ‘Dev.D’, Dhillon played the character of Dwij Singh Dhillon (Dev's brother). The film, set in contemporary Punjab and Delhi is a modern-day take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's classic Bengali novel ‘Devdas’. Also Read: “Murabba” OTT Series Review

But the list doesn't end here, Dhillon also played the character of 'Billa' in the 2018 film 'Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se' which was a sequel to the 2011 Hindi movie 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2' starring film stars Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol in lead roles. Also Read: ‘Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan’, A Film That Turned The Face Of Punjabi Cinema!

Comment below if you already knew about these roles played by Binnu Dhillon!

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