The shooting of family-centric Punjabi comedy movie- Vadda Kalakaar- being produced by Rajan Kumar and Satish Katyal, is on in the border villages of Ferozepur.
The movie is being directed by Kuldeep Kaushik and produced under the banner of Red Castle Motion Pictures, known for the popular Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Basu.
Singer-actor Alfaaz and Canada-based actress Roopi Gill, already well-liked on Diamond Music Videos are in the lead roles. The co-artists are Jassi Kaur, Nirmal Rishi, Yograj Singh, B.N.Sharma, Teji Sandhu in prominent roles.
Talking about the theme of the film, it’s producer S.Katyal and director Kuldeep Kaushik said, the 90s based film written by Deedar Gill with dialogue by Boota Bhulla is centered of the period when the popularity of VCR and TV was at the prime. Its main character aspires to become a film hero as he is hugely attracted to the glamour of the film industry. He faces great odds in achieving his dream.
“We are quite optimistic about the audience liking the movie’s subject and its cinematic execution,” both commented.
It has become a centrepiece of discussion since the creation of film production in Punjabi film industry with Yograj Singh to be seen in an important role, who himself is very excited about his role in the film.
In this cinema, so far only comic entertainers have come up but now original Punjab has started showing its dominant influence in Punjabi cinema.
Alfaaz said his character was about a typical Punjabi youth aspiring stardom. He takes inspiration from actors like Yograj Singh and dreams of paving his way into the Punjabi film industry. “I play the role of that guy in this film,” he shared.
Roopi Kaur commented that she was feeling proud to have an opportunity to work with so many artistes and will to the expectations of the whole team and audience. “Despite living in Canada, I have not forgotten my roots in Punjab and love to work for Punjabi film industry,” she said.