Nikka Zaildar 3

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Nikka Zaildar 3
Nikka Zaildar 3.jpg
First look poster
Directed bySimerjit Singh
Produced by
  • Amneet Sher Singh
  • Ramneet Sher Singh
Screenplay by
Starring
Music byGurmeet Singh
Rick Hrt
Kuwar Brar
Background Score:
Jatinder Shah
CinematographyAkashdeep Pandey
Edited byBunty Nagi
Production
companies
Release date
  • 20 September 2019 (2019-09-20)[1]
Running time
121 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguagePunjabi
Box office16.20 crore

Nikka Zaildar 3 is a 2019 Indian Punjabi-language romantic-comedy film directed by Simerjit Singh from a screenplay co-written by Jagdeep Sidhu and Gurpreet Singh Palheri. The film is third instalment of Nikka Zaildar film series. Co-produced by Viacom18 Studios and Patiala Motion Pictures, it stars Ammy Virk, Wamiqa Gabbi, Sonia Kour, and Nirmal Rishi in lead roles. The film chronicles the story of Nikka whose father's soul enters his body following his death. It also stars Sardar Sohi, Hardeep Gill, Baninder Bunny, Gurmeet Saajan, and Jagdeep Randhawa in supporting roles. The film was released on 20 September 2019.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Nikka Zaildar 3
Soundtrack album by
Gurmeet Singh, Rick Hrt and Kuwar Brar
Released23 September 2019
Recorded2019
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length12:37
LanguagePunjabi
LabelZee Music Company
External audio
Audio song on YouTube

Soundtrack of the film is composed by Gurmeet Singh, Rick Hrt & Kuwar Brar while the background score is composed by Jatinder Shah. Lyrics are by Kaptaan, Simer Doraha and Happy Raikoti.

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Announcement"KaptaanGurmeet SinghAmmy Virk2:21
2."Subaah"KaptaanRick HRTAmmy Virk3:01
3."Film Banaun Nu Firaan"Simer DorahaGurmeet SinghAmmy Virk2:42
4."Do Naina Diyan Rufflan"KaptaanKuwar BrarNachattar Gill2:04
5."Dharti Te"Happy RaikotiGurmeet SinghAmmy Virk2:29
Total length:12:37

Production[edit]

Principal photography of the film took place in different schedules, it began on 2 February 2019,[2] and last schedule took place in August 2019 with Akashdeep Pandey serving as a cinematographer.[3]

Release and marketing[edit]

The film was announced in September 2018 with a cartoonized poster.[4] The film was originally scheduled to be released on 21 June 2019 but was postponed to 20 September 2019.[1] The film was released on 350 screens in Punjab.[5] First look poster of the film was released on 16 August 2019.[6] Official trailer of the film was released on 2 September 2019.[7]

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

Nikka Zaildar 3 grossed ₹1.3 crore nett on its opening day, making it second-highest nett grossing Punjabi film on opening day of the year after Shadaa (₹2.3 crore nett). Also, the film had better opening than all other new hindi releases.[8] The film grossed ₹9.45 crore in its opening weekend worldwide, making it one of the highest opening Punjabi films.[9]. As of 4 October 2019 the film has grossed ₹16.2 Crore Worldwide.[10]

Critical response[edit]

Gurnaaz Kaur of The Tribune gave two and a half star out of five and described the film as "laugh riot". Kaur called the story "senseless" but praised the message embedded in it for superstitions. She praised the performances of Ammy Virk, Wamiqa Gabbi, Sonia, Nirmal Rishi and Sardar Sohi. Also, she praised the music, sound and the direction by Simerjit Singh.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nikka Zaildar 3: The Ammy Virk starrer gets a new release date - Punjabi movies that got postponed". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Nikka Zaildar 3: Here's a sneak peek into the set of the Ammy Virk starrer - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Wamiqa Gabbi shares pictures of her with Ammy Virk from the sets of 'Nikka Zaildar 3' - Pollywood sequels and threequels to look forward to". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  4. ^ "'Nikka Zaildar 3': Makers announce the movie with a cartoonized poster - Pollywood sequels and threequels to look forward to". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  5. ^ "New Releases Dull - Chhichhore and Dream Girl Dominate - Box Office India". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 20 September 2019.
  6. ^ "The first look of Ammy Virk's 'Nikka Zaildar 3' is out". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  7. ^ Kapoor, Diksha (2 September 2019). "Nikka Zaildar 3 Trailer Out: Ammy Virk Promises A Laughter Ride. Watch". PTC Punjabi. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Nikka Zaildaar 3 Does Well On Day One - Box Office India". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 21 September 2019. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Nikka Zaildaar 3 Among Top Punjabi Opening Weekends - Box Office India". Box Office India. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Punjabi Cinema - Box Office". m.facebook.com. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
  11. ^ Kaur, Gurnaaz (20 September 2019). "Movie Review - Nikka Zaildar 3: It's laugh riot". The Tribune. Retrieved 21 September 2019.

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