‘Khaab’ Fame Akhil to Be Directed By a Veteran Actress
Entertainment Industry, which is well known for being male-dominated is on road to break this stereotype in Pollywood. A lady who is coming forward to transform the Punjabi cinema is none other than the Pollywood queen ‘Priti Sapru’.Starting her career at the age of 13, Sapru became the heart of Punjabi cinema with films like Mehndi Shagna Di and Pratigya. Now, becoming the first lady director of Punjabi film history, she has proven that her sole purpose of being born is to entertain the people throughout her life through some medium or the other. After the gap of long 14 years, Priti Sapru is all set to take a lead with upcoming film ‘Teri Meri Gal Ban Gayi’. ‘Teri Meri Gal Ban Gayi’ will not just bring a change in Punjabi cinema but will also mark the acting debut of ‘Khaab’ fame Akhil. ‘Laiye Je Yaarian’ actress Rubina Bajwa will be seen opposite Akhil. Apart from them, Priti Sapru, Guggu Gill, Karamjit Anmol, Nirmal Rishi, Malkit Rauni, Harby Sangha, Puneet Isser, Gurpreet Bhangu, Meet Kaur, Alka Kaushal, and Tej Sapru will be seen portraying crucial roles. A noted Punjabi songwriter/lyricist of Punjab, Babu Singh Maan and Maninder Kailey has written the lyrics of the songs for the movie. Jatinder Shah will direct the music of the songs of the film. On the other hand, Upvan Sudarshan and Arun Kumar are producing the whole project. When asked about her comeback and this journey, Priti Sapru said, “Cinema has always been a part of me whether as or an actor or a director. As a director, I am coming back after almost 15 years. I wanted to tell the stories that are worth the time of audience and ‘Teri Meri Gal Ban Gayi’ is definitely the one. We just hope that everything goes well and we will be able to deliver the best.” Debutant Akhil shared his excitement by saying, “Expressing these emotions in words is not possible. Working with Priti Sapru mam is like a dream come true. I am highly obliged to the team, for believing in me and giving me this opportunity. I just hope I will be able to live up to their expectations.” The leading lady of the film, Rubina Bajwa said that romance has always been her favourite genre. ‘Teri Meri Gal Ban Gayi’ makers are setting some high scales as on the mahurat of the film, a proper Bollywood style special press conference of the film was organised. Along with the film star cast, the press conference was also attended by S. Aseem Goel (Sansad Haryana), and veteran Bollywood actress Jaya Prada. The shoot of the film has already started and is set to be released by 2020, and the exact release date of ‘Teri Meri Gal Ban Gayi’ will be announced soon.