HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
Jalandhar, August 25, 2012
After houseful shows of some recent Punjabi films not only in Punjab, but also in other states, an upcoming Punjabi film “Ajj De Ranjhe” gets nod of Pakistan’s authority for its simultaneous release across the border on September 7.
A presentation of Reliance Entertainment and renowned Punjab industry stalwart Manmohan Singh, Ajj De Ranjhe will be simultaneously released in India, Canada, New Zealand, UK, America, Australia and European countries, a release said.
Interestingly, while the release of Salman Khan starrer super hit Ek Tha Tiger was banned in Pakistan, Ajj De Ranjhe will be released in Pakistan.
Director and producer of the film Manmohan Singh, stated. “This is like a dream come true in context of Punjabi films. The Pakistan release will not only forge ties between the two nations, albeit will provide Punjabi cinema with a new Punjabi market,” said Manmohan Singh, the director and producer of the film.
“Now when Punjabi films get established market in Pakistan, the day is not far when Punjabi films will have budget in multiple crores,” he added.