‘Dastaan-E-Miri Piri’ has been into controversies since quite a long time now. Due to some reasons a few days back, SGPC committee had put a stay on its release (5th June). And its release date is postponed. However, the people from all over the world are demanding its release.
Recently, many kids in the UK including Sangat from Leicester, and from Vancouver and Surrey, Canada disagreed to the ban put on the release of the film.
On occasion of the Shaheedi Diwas of the fifth guru of Sikh religion, Shri Guru Arjun Dev, Chharampeer Productions and White Hill Studios earlier planned to release their animated film to dedicate to the martyrdom of Guru Arjun Dev.
As the name suggests, Punjabi film ‘Dastaan-E-Miri Piri’ will showcase the history of Miri Piri.
Based on 1604, this film is dedicated to the martyrdom of fifth Sikh Guru Arjun Dev and how Sixth Guru Hargobind Sahib wore two swords of Miri and Piri symbolizing both worldly (political) and spiritual authority to fight against the torments of the Mughal Empire.
Vinod Lanjewar has directed this animated film whereas Gurjot Singh Ahluwalia assisted the director as well as written the story.
Dr. I.S. Guguani has handled the research work. The screenplay is written by Sagar Kotikar and Sahni Singh.
Kuljit Singh has given the music of the film and background score has been given by Anamik Chauhan.
Major Singh Sandhu, Navdeep Kaur Gill, Dilraj Singh Gill has produced the entire project, while Noblepreet Singh, Balraj Singh, Manmohat Singh Marshal has co-produced the film.
Bollywood actor Raza Murad has lend his background voice. Famous Bollywood singer Kailash Kher has given voice to the title track of the movie.
Two more singers, Ustad Rashid Khan and Shafqat Amanat Ali has also given their voice to other songs of the film.
The new release date is yet to be finalized. However, ex-SGPC committee has submitted their decision to Akal Takhat Sahib.