Ardaas (film)

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Ardaas
Ardaas.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Gippy Grewal
Produced by Sukhjinder Bhachu
Pushpinder Happy
Sippy Grewal
Aman Khatkar
Badshah (Aditya Singh)[1]
Written by Gippy Grewal
Story by Gippy Grewal
Starring Ammy Virk
Gurpreet Ghuggi
B.N. Sharma
Rana Ranbir
Karamjit Anmol
Mandy Takhar
Isha Rikhi
Music by Jatinder Shah
Cinematography Baljit Singh Deo
Edited by Baljit Singh Deo
Production
company
Humble Motion Pictures
Sippy Grewal Productions
Aman Khatkar Arsara Films
Release date
  • 11 March 2016 (2016-03-11)
Running time
135 minutes[2]
Country India
Language Punjabi

Ardaas is an Indian Punjabi-language film. It is directed and written by Gippy Grewal and the dialogues are written by Rana Ranbir[3] and was released on 11 March 2016.[4][5]

Cast[edit]

  • Gurpreet Ghuggi as Master Gurmukh Singh
  • Ammy Virk as Agyapal Singh/Aasi
  • B.N. Sharma as Subedar
  • Karamjit Anmol as Shambhu Nath/Lala
  • Rana Ranbir as Lottery (Postman)
  • Mandy Takhar as Binder
  • Sardar Sohi as Diler Singh Sohi (Aasi's father)
  • Isha Rikhi as Mannat Brar
  • Meher Vij as Baani
  • Anmol Verma as Mithu
  • Satwant Kaur as Lady Doctor
  • Harinder Bhullar as Master Farlo
  • Gurpreet Bhangu as Beebi (Gurmukh's mother)
  • Parminder Gill Barnala as Bhaani (School Maid)
  • Hobby Dhaliwal as Shamsher Singh Brar
  • Gippy Grewal as Sukhi (Cameo Appearance as Mithu's Father)
  • Prince KJ Singh as Hanger
  • Malkit Rauni as Ronak Singh
  • Raj Dhaliwal as School Teacher
  • Harby Sangha as Sapp
  • Zora Randhawa as Pinku Brar

Track list[edit]

S.No Track Singer Lyrics Music
1. Daata Ji Nachhatar Gill Happy Raikoti Jatinder Shah
2. Kawa Wali Panchait Ammy Virk Gill Raunta
3. Jann Ton Pyara Tarannum Malik & Happy Raikoti Happy Raikoti
4. Mere Sahib Gippy Grewal & Sunidhi Chauhan Happy Raikoti
5. Nain Ammy Virk & Gurlez Akhtar Amrit Mann
6. Fakeera Kanwar Grewal Happy Raikoti

Reception[edit]

Ardaas was premiered on 10 March 2016 as part of Punjabi International Film Festival Toronto 2016 in Brampton (Canada).[6] Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan praised the story and trailer of the film.[7][8]

Box office[edit]

First time in history of Punjabi cinema two major Superstars' films were released on same day, Ardaas and Love Punjab.[9]

Ardaas grossed 2.97 crore (US$410,000) at 61 screens and failed to beat overseas box-office records of Love Punjab and Diljit Dosanjh's Sardaar Ji.[10]

Critical response[edit]

The Tribune reviewed Ardaas as a film that will touch every heart as it doesn’t have a lesson but has meaning.[11] CNN-IBN reviewed Ardaas as a film that will help you understand how every experience in life that has the potential of becoming a spiritual experience.[12]

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