After Bollywood and South Indian films, the makers of Tollywood is now looking at the hidden gems in other regional cinema like Punjabi films for the inspirations. Made under the banner of Venkatesh Films, ‘Haripada Bandwala’ starring Ankush and Nusrat Jahan is the official remake of Punjabi blockbuster ‘Disco Singh’.
So, after years of assisting Ravi Kinagi, when Pathikrit Basu decided to turn director, he chose to remake a popular Punjabi film. “My film is an adaptation of Disco Singh. I have added several elements to it,” says Pathikrit Basu, the director of the film without any hesitation. According to many, the trailer looked exactly like the original one. The film is to release in this December.
Disco Singh is a Punjabi romance comedy film directed by Anurag Singh and starring Diljit Dosanjh and Surveen Chawla, Disco Singh, despite poor reviews, broke records at the box office in 2014.