Loins of Punjab Presents

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Loins of Punjab Presents
Lions of Punjab presents-poster.jpg
Movie poster for Loins of Punjab Presents
Directed by Manish Acharya
Produced by Manish Acharya
Written by Manish Acharya
Anuvab Pal
Starring Shabana Azmi
Ayesha Dharker
Ajay Naidu
Music by Michael Cohen
Cinematography Arvind Kannabiran
Edited by Chris Dillon
Distributed by Horn OK Please Entertainment
Release date
21 September 2007
Country India
United States
Language English

Loins of Punjab Presents is a 2007 Indian film directed by Manish Acharya. It stars Shabana Azmi, Ayesha Dharker and Ajay Naidu. The film marked Acharya's first feature film as a director.[1]


A New Jersey town catches Bollywood fever when five Indian-Americans and one Jewish Indophile compete in an amateur Indian Idol-style singing contest. Loins of Punjab Presents satirizes non-resident Indians and Bollywood fans as they vie for the title of "Desi Idol."



  1. "Dhol Beat" - Ajay Naidu, Samrat Chakrabarti
  2. "Dhol Beat (remix)" - Ajay Naidu, Samrat Chakrabarti


  1. ^ "Manish Acharya dies after falling off a horse". Press Trust of India. NDTV. 2010-12-05. Archived from the original on 8 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-26. 

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