Shooting for Punjabi remake of ‘Singham’ begins

Mumbai: The shooting for the Punjabi remake of the hit 2011 Hindi film “Singham” has commenced. The remake stars Parmish Verma as the heroic cop and actress Sonam Bajwa. The film is presented by T-Series and Ajay Devgn. The film is jointly produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Abhishek Pathak and co-produced by Munish Sahni and Sanjeev Joshi.

“Ajay Devgn’s ‘Singham’ became a box-office wonders in Hindi markets. Unlike what is believed, Punjabi films have an audience across the globe. We had previously made couple of films in Punjabi with budgets no one even imagined investing for regional cinema back then. When the decision of producing Punjabi films was done, producing ‘Singham’ remake was the right call,” Bhushan, head honcho of T-Series, said in a statement.

This also marks the first in the Punjabi space for Panorama Studios, the studio behind “Raid”, “Drishyam”, “Special 26”, and “Pyaar Ka Punchnama”. “We felt a Punjabi remake with an interesting take on ‘Singham’ would be the perfect choice for our entry into the Punjab film industry and with the combo of Parmish, Sonam and director Navaniat Singh we are sure the audience are going to love this entertainer,” Abhishek Pathak, Managing Director, Panorama Studios, said. The Hindi version of “Singham” is directed by Rohit Shetty. It revolves around an honest and valiant cop, who fights against injustice.

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