Relish the cultural delights: 10 must-watch Punjabi movies to celebrate Republic Day

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Punjabi cinema this Republic Day.

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As India prepares to mark its 75th Republic Day, enthusiasts are encouraged to embrace the cultural diversity that defines the nation. To add a dash of Punjabi flair to the celebrations, here’s a list of 10 must-watch Punjabi movies that promise to entertain, inspire, and celebrate the spirit of Republic Day.


Punjab 1984 (2014): Directed by Anurag Singh, this intense drama is set against the backdrop of the Punjab insurgency and explores the impact of political turmoil on ordinary lives.


Chak Jawana (2010): Revolving around social issues, this film by Simerjit Singh tells the story of young individuals who come together to address the challenges faced by their community.


Manje Bistre (2017): A light-hearted comedy directed by Baljit Singh Deo, “Manje Bistre” provides a delightful glimpse into the cultural richness of Punjabi weddings.


Angrej (2015): Set in the pre-Independence era, this romantic drama directed by Simerjit Singh beautifully captures the essence of Punjab’s culture and traditions.


Jatt & Juliet (2012): A romantic comedy directed by Anurag Singh, “Jatt & Juliet” follows the hilarious escapades of a Punjabi youth in Canada, blending laughter with cultural nuances.


Qismat (2018): Directed by Jagdeep Sidhu, “Qismat” is a heart-touching love story that explores the complexities of relationships in the modern Punjabi context.


Sardaar Ji (2015): Starring Diljit Dosanjh, this fantasy-comedy directed by Rohit Jugraj takes the audience on a magical ride with a carefree ghostbuster.


Udta Punjab (2016): An impactful drama directed by Abhishek Chaubey, “Udta Punjab” sheds light on the drug abuse issue in the state, addressing social concerns.


Laung Laachi (2018): A romantic drama directed by Amberdeep Singh, “Laung Laachi” explores the complexities of love and relationships in a traditional Punjabi setting.


Nikka Zaildar (2016): Directed by Simerjit Singh, this family drama with a comic touch revolves around the quirky predicaments of Nikka, played by Ammy Virk.


This Republic Day, discover the vibrancy and diversity of Punjabi cinema by immersing yourself in these captivating movies. Whether it’s the soulful storytelling, foot-tapping music, or the portrayal of rich cultural traditions, these films promise an enriching cinematic experience that perfectly complements the spirit of the day.