Rabb Da Radio

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Rabb Da Radio
Rabb Da Radio.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byTarnvir Singh Jagpal
Harry Bhatti
Produced byManpreet Johal
Written byJass Grewal
StarringTarsem Jassar
Jagjeet Sandhu
Mandy Takhar
Simi Chahal
Music byJaidev Kumar(background)
R Guru
Nick Dhammu
Deep Jandu(soundtrack)
CinematographyAnshul Chobey
Edited byManish More
Production
company
Vehli Janta Films
Distributed byOmjee Group
Release date
  • March 31, 2017 (2017-03-31)
Running time
118 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguagePunjabi
Box officeest.16 crore

Rabb Da Radio (lit. God's Radio) is a 2017 Indian punjabi-language film directed by Tarnvir Singh Jagpal and Harry Bhatti, written by Jass Grewal. It stars Tarsem Jassar, Mandy Takhar, Simi Chahal in lead roles. This movie was produced by Manpreet Johal and Vehli Janta Films; distributed by White Hill Productions. Film also marks as debut for Tarsem Jassar.[1]

The family drama film Rabb Da Radio set in Punjab of 80s and 90s. The story revolves around family ties, love and unconditional faith over God. Rabb Da Radio takes back to an era where lovers used to just see each other and decide that they’re going to be life partners. Rabb Da Radio's story is written by Jass Grewal who also won award for this.

Theatrically film was released on 31 March 2018. Commercially Rabb Da Radio was hit and collected 4.5 crores on its opening weekend and est. 16 crores in its whole theatrical run.[2][3][4] Film received good reviews from critics as well as audience. Rabb Da Radio won 10 awards in different ceremonies from 49 nominations including Best film (critics) Award, Best Debut Actor, Best Actress (critics) and many others.

Plot[edit]

This story is about two brothers' families. Though they are real brothers, the elder brother's manipulative wife doesn't like her brother in law and his wife at all, so she builds up a wall in the house and divides it in two. Both the families start staying separately. The elder brother has two sons and the younger brother has three daughters. The three sisters love their cousin brothers, but the elder brother's sons don't reciprocate their love for their sisters because they fear their mother. When the three sisters went to their house to tie Rakhi to both brothers then their mother dont allow them and they have to return weeping. The elder brother gets his eldest son married and the invitation is not sent properly to younger brothers family. Naseeb, the new daughter-in-law, is given a welcome and is promised to be treated with proper care, but her manipulative mother in law orders Naseeb to never show her face to her brother in law's family and especially to the eldest girl Guddi. The eldest daughter of the younger brother is very intelligent and of loving nature, she craves to talk to her brother's wife, but as she's afraid of her aunt she's unable to do so. As the time passes Naseeb the daughter-in-law gets to know the dynamics of the house and understands that her mother in law doesn't talk to her sister in law because of her huge ego and arrogance. Naseeb gets too close to younger brother's daughter Guddi with time. During all this phase of changing relationships a rich boy Manjinder falls in love with Guddi. He tries to find mediator but fails. Then he comes to know that one of his Bhua is also related with Naseeb. Both brothers take their Bhua to Naseebs house where she is alone at that time. In the meantime Guddi also comes. Then Manjinder's aunt asks Naseeb to become mediator of marriage, but she refuses due to fear of her mother in law. Further they takes help from his Bhua and gets his marriage fixed to Guddi. When Naseeb's mother in law gets to know about this, she throws Naseeb out of the house and succeeds in breaking Guddi's relation/marriage as well. Naseeb's mother comes and visits Naseeb as she prophesizes that her daughter is going through a tough time. Naseeb opens up to her mother about how she tried to break her sister-in-law's marriage. Her mother consoles her. Naseeb and her husband go to Manjinder's house and try to fix Guddi's and Manjinder's alliance and succeeds in doing so. The two estranged families reconcile, break down the wall in their house, and wed Guddi and Manjinder, and they live happily ever after.

Cast[edit]

Tarsem Jassar at live performance.
Tarsem Jassar (pictured 2018) playing lead actor in Qismat.
  • Simi Chahal as Guddi Kaur
  • Jagjeet Sandhu as Jaggi
  • Mandy Takhar as Naseeb Kaur
  • Tarsem Jassar as Manjinder Singh
  • Harbilas Sangha as Manga
  • Dheeraj Kumar as Hardeep/Deepa (Naseeb's Husband)
  • Anita Devgan as Chhaparo (Naseeb's Mother-in-Law)
  • Gurmeet Saajan as Kabul Singh (Naseeb's Father-in-Law)
  • Nirmal Rishi as Bebe Hardev Kaur
  • Satwant Kaur as Manjinder's Bhua
  • Tarsem Paul as Sucha Singh (Guddi's father)
  • Seema Kaushal as Karmo (Guddi's mother)
  • Sunita Dhir as Manjinder's mother
  • Malkeet Rauni as Harnek Singh (Naseeb's Chacha)
  • Jasneet Kaur as Paalo
  • Siddhi Malhotra as Nikki
  • Ammy Virk as Special Appearance

Soundtrack[edit]

Rabb Da Radio
Soundtrack album by
Deep Jandu,
Nick Dhammu & R Guru
ReleasedApril 5, 2017 (2017-04-05)
Recorded2016
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length22:06
LanguagePunjabi
LabelWhite Hill Music
External audio
Official Audio Jukebox on YouTube

Soundtrack of Rabb Da Radio is composed by various artists Deep Jandu, Nick Dhammu and R Guru. Full soundtrack was released on iTunes on 5 April 2017.[5] The album was also made available for digital download on Google Play in the same month; it was well received by audience and holds an average score of 4.6 out of 5 on Google Play based on 20 reviews.[6] Album contains the vocals by Tarsem Jassar, Kulbir Jhinjer, Ammy Virk and Sharry Mann. Jass Grewal also won award for best lyrics for song "Rabb Da Radio" sung by Sharry Mann.[7]

Track list[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Sardara"Tarsem JassarDeep JanduTarsem Jassar3:12
2."Rabb Da Radio"Jass GrewalNick DhammuSharry Mann4:44
3."Akh Boldi"Tarsem JassarR GuruAmmy Virk, Mankirat Pannu3:56
4."Tere Bajhon"Tarsem JassarR GuruTarsem Jassar3:49
5."Sadke Sadke"Tarsem JassarR GuruKulbir Jhinjer3:51
6."Rehmat"Tarsem JassarR GuruTarsem Jassar2:48
Total length:22:06

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Date of ceremony[a] Category Recipient Result
Filmfare Awards Punjabi[8] 23 March 2018 Best Film Rabb Da Radio Nominated
Best Film (critics) Rabb Da Radio Won
Best Actress Mandy Takhar Nominated
Best Actress Simi Chahal Nominated
Best Actress (critics) Mandy Takhar Won
Best Actress (critics) Simi Chahal Nominated
Best Director Harry Bhatti & Tarnvir Singh Jagpal Nominated
Best Debut Director Harry Bhatti & Tarnvir Singh Jagpal Nominated
Best Debut Tarsem Jassar Won
Best Supporting Actress Anita Devgan Nominated
Best Lyrics Jass Grewal Won
Best Playback Singer Sharry Mann Nominated
Best Editing Manish More Nominated
Best Sound Design Parikshit Lalwani/ Kunal Mehta Nominated
Best Production Design Vijay Giri Nominated
Best Background Score Jaidev Kumar Nominated
Best Choreography Ritchie Burton Nominated
Best Story Jass Grewal Won
Best Screenplay Jass Grewal Nominated
PTC Punjabi Film Awards[9] 30 March 2018 Best Film Rabb Da Radio Nominated
Best Actor Tarsem Jassar Nominated
Best Actress Mandy Takhar Nominated
Best Actress Simi Chahal Nominated
Best Actor (critics) Tarsem Jassar Won
Best Actress (critics) Simi Chahal Won
Best Supporting Actress Anita Devgan Won
Best Debut Director Harry Bhatti & Taranveer Jagpal Nominated
Best Debut Tarsem Jassar Nominated
Best Playback Singer Sharry Mann Nominated
Best Music Director Nick Dhammu Nominated
Best Dialouges Jass Grewal Nominated
Best Story Jass Grewal Won
Brit Asia Punjabi Film Awards[10] 12 May 2018 Best Film Rabb Da Radio Nominated
Best Debut Performance Tarsem Jassar Won
Best Supporting Actress Anita Devgan Nominated
Best Actress Mandy Takhar Nominated
Best Actress Simi Chahal Nominated
Best Actor Tarsem Jassar Nominated
Best Director Harry Bhatti & Taranvir Jagpal Nominated

[11][7]

Sequel[edit]

Before release of Afsar (2018) sequel Rabb Da Radio 2 was announced along with Uda Ada on 4 September 2018 by Tarsem Jassar's production house Vehli Janta Films along with another film by same team Uda Ada. The sequel of the film will be released on 20 September, 2019.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Date is linked to the article about the awards held that year, wherever possible.
  1. ^ "Rabb Da Radio (TRAILER) Tarsem Jassar | Mandy Takhar | Simi Chahal | Releasing On 31 March 2017 - YouTube". youtube.com. Retrieved 2017-03-26.
  2. ^ "Punjabi Film Rabb Ka Radio Does Very Well - Box Office India". www.boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  3. ^ "Rabb Da Radio (2017) - Financial Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  4. ^ "Rabb Da Radio". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  5. ^ Rabb Da Radio (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP by Various Artists, 2017-04-05, retrieved 2018-09-08
  6. ^ "R Guru, Nick Dhammu, Deep Jandu: Rabb Da Radio - Music on Google Play". Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  7. ^ a b "Winners of the Jio Filmfare Awards (Punjabi) 2018". filmfare.com. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  8. ^ "Nominations for the Jio Filmfare Awards (Punjabi) 2018". filmfare.com. Retrieved 2018-08-30.
  9. ^ "PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2018: Winners list". punjabnewsexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-09-07.
  10. ^ "FULL LIST OF WINNERS FROM THE PUNJABI FILM AWARDS 2018 - BritAsia TV". BritAsia TV. 2018-05-14. Retrieved 2018-09-07.
  11. ^ "Brit Asia TV's Punjabi Film Awards 2018: Winners list".
  12. ^ "Tarsem Jassar shares his Pollywood plan 2019 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-09-07.

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