With  Punjabi  cinema  reaching  heights of progress and prosperity with every new release, Canam Movie Production is gearing up to release a family movie for Punjabi film lovers. The star cast and crew unveiled the movie poster at a media event in Chandigarh. The Punjabi film is set in the 70’s. 


"In the modern era, where people are excessively inclined towards western culture, this movie is an effort to connect them to their roots. We will be releasing the film soon and there is another Punjabi film project which will also start soon after the release of this film under the banner of Canam Movie Production," informed Mike Verma, producer.


'Dhol Ratti' is a period film set in a scenario of Punjab in 1970's, the writer and director have presented the culture and traditions, family values and the way people used to live in Punjab few decades back. Cinematographer, Vishwanath Prajapati has left no stone unturned to set the scenes in their best possible way to recreate the bygone era. 


"The theme of the movie encapsulates an emergency situation on the Punjab-Pak border and how people managed it. The movie is based on the importance of family relations and moral values. In other words, it is a portrayal of the old Punjab," said Shivamm Sharma, director. 


Lead actor -the famous Lakha Lakhwinder Singh, an established theatre actor, who apart from a number of Punjabi movies, has also worked in a Hindi drama movie ‘31st October’ with Soha Ali Khan. "The film will present content which will be such that the entire family can enjoy it. There is no vulgarity in the movie," said Lakha Lakhwinder Singh.

Punjabi and Bollywood actress Pooja Thakur is playing a lead role in this Punjabi movie. She has already given great performance in Bollywood films as well. Her upcoming films will be in different regional languages as well as Bollywood. Pooja takhur also emphasized,  "It was a great experience shooting this Punjabi film. I am happy that a realistic setting has been created in all scenes of Punjab in the 70's era. Music is foot tapping and there is a very high level of comedy depicted in the movie."


Another lead actor in the film is , Arsh Chawla. This gentleman has made an entry to the Punjabi film industry with a bang. Playing a crucial role in 'Dhol Ratti', he will make the audience emotional. Arsh told the media, “This film is one of a kind, after a long time whole family will enjoy a beautiful picture where people can relate to their past."

Arsh Chawla's  upcoming film 'Udeek' is releasing on 2nd February, 2018. Also releasing this year is film 'Taveet', and newly announced film 'Hero Paji' will go on floor in March. Apart from the above leads, Malkit Rauni, Harby Sangha, Harinder Bhuller, Amritpal Chotu, Gurpreet Bhangu, Rupinder Rupi, Anita Meet, great pillars of Punjabi film industry have performed their roles well in this Punjabi film. Gurmeet Dhaman, Randeep Bhangu and Khushboo Verma have also performed quite well in their supporting roles. 


Harbby Sangha known for his role in movies like 'Carry On Jatta' ,'Bambukat' and 'Romeo Ranjha' was also present . He has also performed one of the main roles in the movie. Actress Anita Meet, who played Kareena Kapoor’s mother’s role in the movie ‘Jab We Met’ is also acting in the movie. 


The music is given by Tanuj Jaitely and Ravi Pawar. The famous  singers like Mika Singh, Nachhatar Gill, Surjit Bhullar, Ashu Punjabi, Sudesh Kumari, Rani Randeep,Neetu Bhalla and Babbar Gill have given their melodious voices to songs of the film. The movie presents superlative acting performances and is highly emotional.