Bride and Prejudice is a 2004 Indian / British / American romantic musical film directed by Gurinder Chadha. The screenplay by Chadha and Paul Mayeda Berges is a Bollywood-style adaptation of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. It was filmed primarily in English, with some Hindi and Punjabi dialogue.
Rang De Basanti is a 2006 Indian drama film written and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. It features an ensemble cast comprising Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Madhavan, Kunal Kapoor, Siddharth Narayan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni and British actress Alice Patten in the lead roles. Made on a budget of Rs. 250 million, the film was shot in and around New Delhi.
Khamosh Pani is a 2003 French/German production about a widowed mother and her young son set in a late 1970s village in Punjab, Pakistan which is coming under radical influence. The film was released in India too. It was shot in a village in Pakistan and won 7 awards, including Best Film, Best Actress and Best Direction at the 56th Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland.
cast-Shaminder Singh, Radha Saluja, (Guest App by Rajendra Kumar and Dharmendra), Dara Singh, Sunil Dutt, Manmohan Krishna, Johnny Walker, Om Prakash, D.K. Sapru Dukh Bhanjan Tera Naam is a movie about Sikhism with an ensemble cast that included Dharmendra. It was a great success. As mentioned earlier it had a big cast, but most of them had mere a special- or guest appearances.
Ae Fond Kiss... (also known as Just a Kiss) is a 2004 romantic drama film directed by Ken Loach, and starring Atta Yaqub and Eva Birthistle. The title is taken from a Scottish poem by Robert Burns, the complete line being "Ae fond kiss, and then we'll sever..."
Maula Jatt is one of the most popular films in the history of Pakistani cinema. It is a Punjabi film starring actor Sultan Rahi in the lead role and with Aseia and Mustafa Qureshi as the villain Noori Natt. Maula Jutt was a classic, a film that scored heavily and reached cult status both in Pakistan and India. Such was the impact of the film that it was copied by film makers in Pakistan where several films with the sufix "Jatt" was used.
Dil Apna Punjabi is a Punjabi feature film. It is also the first Punjabi Film to be produced by any Bollywood Production house, i.e. Tips It was released on 3 September, 2006. It stars Harbhajan Mann, Neeru Bajwa and Dara Singh. Tips Films maiden Punjabi venture "Dil Apna Punjabi" produced by Kumar S. Taurani & Ramesh S. Taurani, written & directed by Manmohan Singh.
Jee Ayan Nu, is a Punjabi feature film, released in 2002. It stars Harbhajan Mann in the lead role with Priya Gill. It was directed by Manmohan Singh. It was the most successful movie in Punjabi movie history. The movie's songs are quite popular. The songs of this movie were sung by Harbhajan Mann, Alka Yagnik and others.
Mannat is a Punjabi Film directed by Gurbir Singh Grewal. This movie is produced by famous Bollywood producer, Anuradha Prasad. Film is distributed by B.A.G. Films. It was released in October 2006. It stars Jimmy Shergill, Kulraj Randhawa, Manav Vij and Kanwaljit Singh. It is debut film of Kulraj Randhawa, a famous TV actress and it is the second Punjabi Film of Jimmy Shergill, after Yaaran Naal Bahaaran.
Jatt Jeona Morh, released in 1991, is a Punjabi film starring Gugu Gill and Gurkirtan. It is based on the real life Dacoit Jatt Jeona Morh. It is directed by Ravinder Ravi. It became a quite big hit in Punjab.
Majajan is a Pakistani Punjabi film directed by Syed Noor which was released across theaters in Pakistan in January 2006. It is reportedly doing very well at the box office. Director of Majajan Syed Noor married the heroine Saima during this film. Majajan is a love story Syed Noor says he "made most passionately". Inspired by the life of Baba Bulleh Shah and his 'ishq' with his 'murshad',
Mehndi Waley Hath Is a Punjabi Pakistani film directed by Syed Noor starring Saima and Babar Ali. Mehndi Waley Hath was Syed Noor's unofficial follow up to Choorian and subsequently expectations among the public as well as within the industry were sky high. There had been reports that Noor had been totally wrapped up in the shooting of what was being seen as his special pet project.
Buddha Gujjar is a Pakistani Punjabi film by Ch. Shahzad Ali for Pak Nishan Films. That the director of Buddha Gujjar hardly innovates is apparent even from the name of the movie. The suffix Gujjar has appeared in about half a dozen movies released during the last 12 months, though only a couple of them have been commercially successful.
Pheray was a Pakistani Punjabi film released on August 3, 1949. The film was directed by Nazir. The film was a remake of Indian film Gaon Ki Gori, released in 1945 in India before partition. Pheray was a big musical hit.
Mohabbataan Sachiyaan is a Pakistani Punjabi film directed by Shahzad Rafique which was released across theaters in Pakistan in October 14, 2007. The background singers include Sonu Nigam, Shreya Goshal, Sunidhi Chauhan and Richa Sharma.
Waaris Shah - Ishq Daa Waris, is an Punjwood award-winning film made in India, released in 2006. It stars Gurdas Mann, Juhi Chawla and Divya Dutta. It is directed by Late director Manoj Punj. The film was critically acclaimed in India and overseas, although it did fail to do major business. It is a film about Syed Waris Shah (b. 1706 – d. 1798) a Punjabi Sufi poet, best-known for his seminal work Heer Ranjha, based on the traditional folk tale of Heer and her lover Ranjha.
YAARIYAN is a 2008 Punjabi film. It features Gurdas Mann as the male lead and Bhumika Chawla plays his love interest. Directed by Deepak Grewal, the film also stars other actors like Om Puri, and Gulshan Grover who have their roots in Punjab. There is also a special appearance by Asrani. Aadesh Shrivastava performed the film's score.