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Jagdeep Sidhu

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Jagdeep Sidhu
Jagdeep Sidhu in 2019
Born2 January 1983[1]
  • Director
  • writer
  • screenplay writer
  • dialogue writer
Years active2014–present
Notable workNikka Zaildar
Surkhi Bindi
Qismat 2

Jagdeep Sidhu is an Indian film director, writer, screenwriter and dialogue writer associated with Punjabi and Hindi cinema.[2][3] He has been nominated for seven awards for categories "Best Screenplay", "Dialogue", and "Direction" PTC Punjabi Film Awards, winning one "Best Debut Director" for the film Qismat (2019) and has been nominated for five Filmfare Awards Punjabi.


Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Director Story Screenplay Dialogues Notes
2013 Jal Additional
Ronde Sare Vyah Picho Yes Uncredited
Just U & Me Yes
2014 Proper Patola Additional Co-Additional Dialogue Writer with Jyoti Vyas
2015 Punjabian Da King Yes Yes
Dildariyaan Yes Yes Yes
2016 Nikka Zaildar Yes Yes Yes Nominated for Best Screenplay and Best Dialogue Award in PTC Punjabi Film Awards and Filmfare Awards Punjabi[4]
2017 Sargi Yes Yes Yes
Super Singh No No Yes Co-Dialogue Writer with Rupinder Inderjit and Anurag Singh
Nikka Zaildar 2 Yes Yes Yes Nominated for Best Screenplay and Best Dialogue Awards at Filmfare Punjabi Awards[5]
2018 Harjeeta Yes Yes Yes
Qismat Yes Yes Yes Yes Won Best Debut Director Award at PFA
2019 Guddiyan Patole No Yes Yes Yes Co-Dialogue Writer with Deep Jagdeep Jaedy
Shadaa Yes Yes Yes Yes
Surkhi Bindi Yes No No No
Nikka Zaildar 3 No Yes Yes Yes Co-Writer (Story, Screenplay & Dialogues) with Gurpreet Palheri
Saand Ki Aankh No No No Yes
2020 Street Dancer No No Additional Additional
Sufna Yes Yes Yes Yes
2021 Qismat 2 Yes Yes Yes Yes [6]
2022 Lekh No No Yes Yes [7]
Sher Bagga Yes Yes Yes Yes
Moh Yes No Yes Yes Co-Screenwriter and Co-Dialogue Writer with Shiv Tarsem Singh and Govind Singh
2024 Jatt & Juliet 3 Yes Yes [8]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2017 Nikka Zaildar PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
Filmfare Awards Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
Best Original Story Nominated
2018 Nikka Zaildar 2 Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
2019 Qismat PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Director Nominated
Best Debut Director Won
Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Story Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
Brit Asia TV Awards Best Director Nominated
2020 Shadaa PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Comedy Film Nominated
Best Entertainer Won


  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Jagdeep Sidhu: Here are the MUST WATCH movies of the Punjabi writer- director". The Times of India. 2 January 2020. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Jagdeep Sidhu - Movies, Biography, News, Age & Photos | BookMyShow". BookMyShow. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Jagdeep Sidhu: Movies, Photos, Videos, News & Biography | eTimes". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  4. ^ "PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2017| Winners| Nominations| Categories". PunjabDreamz. 25 April 2017. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Nominations for the Jio Filmfare Awards (Punjabi) 2018". filmfare.com. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Ammy Virk and Sargun Mehta starrer 'Qismat 2' goes on the floor - Times of India". The Times of India. 17 October 2020. Retrieved 17 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Jagdeep Sidhu is all smiles shooting for the forthcoming film Lekh- Ptc Punjabi". Retrieved 28 February 2022.
  8. ^ "Jatt & Juliet 3: Diljit Dosanjh and Neeru Bajwa's much-awaited movie announced". The Times of India. 11 September 2023. Retrieved 5 November 2023.

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