Sardaar Ji 2

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Sardaar Ji 2
Sardaarji 2 - Poster.jpg
Directed byRohit Jugraj
Produced byManmord Sidhu
Gunbir Singh Sidhu
Written byDheeraj Rattan
Screenplay byDheeraj Rattan
Story byDheeraj Rattan
StarringDiljit Dosanjh
Sonam Bajwa
Monica Gill
Jaswinder Bhalla
Yashpal Sharma
Music byJatinder Shah
Nick Dhammu
CinematographySandip Patil
Edited bySandeep Francis
Samar Singh
Production
company
Distributed byWhite Hill Studios
Release date
  • 24 June 2016 (2016-06-24)
Running time
145 minutes[1]
CountryIndia
Australia
LanguagePunjabi
Budget10 crore
Box office20 crore[2]

Sardaar Ji 2 (previously The Return of Sardaarji) is a 2016 Punjabi film starring Diljit Dosanjh, Monica Gill and Sonam Bajwa in lead roles[3][4][5] and directed by Rohit Jugraj.[6][7] The film was released on 24 June 2016.[8][9][10] On release, film received mixed to negative reviews unlike the prequel which received positive reviews. Film grossed less than its prequel and was declared average at Box-Office.

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Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

Planning and shooting[edit]

After success of Sardaar Ji, producers decided for a sequel The Return of Sardaarji. Shooting of the film took place in different locations in Australia mainly.[11] Diljit was mobbed by his Australian fans to his surprise when he reached the airport in Australia.[12][13] The crew also shot at Macarthur region of New South Wales.[14] During the shoot, Diljit rescued Sonam and others from a horrible accident at set.[15] Diljit had to undergo 6 months of intensive physical training by hiring Ranbir Kapoor's personal trainer Pradeep Bhatia.[16][17]

Soundtrack[edit]

Sardaarji 2
Sardaarji 2 - Original Soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Jatinder Shah & Nick Dhammu
Released28 May 2016 (2016-05-28)[18]
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length17:17
LabelSpeed Records

The soundtrack of Sardaarji 2 was composed by Jatinder Shah & Nick Dhammu while the lyrics were written by Veet Baljit and Ranbir Singh.[19]

The video of film's title track Sardaarji was shot for two days in a row, created a record as it features 2500 Sardars dressed in white attires and turbans, out of which 1200 are Diljit's fans who came specially to shoot for the song.[20]

S.No Track Singer Music Lyrics
1. Desi Daaru Diljit Dosanjh Jatinder Shah Ranbir Singh
2. Mitran Da Junction Ranbir Singh
3. Poplin Veet Baljit
4. Razamand Ranbir Singh
5. Sardaarji Ranbir Singh
6. Rumaal Nick Dhammu Ranbir Singh

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

The movie broke the record of Sardaar Ji in Punjab, grossing 2.05 crore (US$300,000) on first day.[21][22] The film minted total 14.25 crore (US$2.1 million) in its first week on 350 screens in India[23] while from the overseas markets, the film grossed 6.05 crore (US$880,000)[24] including 4.25 crore (US$610,000) only from U.S. box office in 10-days.[25]

Accolades[edit]

The Film received six nominations at 1st Punjabi filmfare awards, 2017.

Best director- Rohit Jugraj - Nominated

Best music album- Jatinder Shah - Nominated

Best Lyrics- Ranbir Singh (mitran da junction) -nominated, Veet baljit (poplin)

Best playback singer (Male) - Diljit Dosanjh (mitran da junction) - WON

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bbfc.co.uk/releases/sardaarji-2-2016
  2. ^ http://www.ibtimes.co.in/box-office-collection-udta-punjab-raman-raghav-2-0-record-slow-week-sardaarji-2-doing-685556
  3. ^ PTI (1 June 2016). "Diljit Dosanjh to play lead in 'Sardaar Ji 2'". GulfNews. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  4. ^ ANI (23 April 2016). "Diljit Dosanjh back on screen with 'Sardaar Ji 2'". Yahoo News India. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Diljit Dosanjh back on screen with 'Sardaar Ji 2'". hindustantimes.com/. 23 April 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  6. ^ Amann Khuranaa, TNN (21 September 2015). "Exclusive: 'The Return Of Sardaar Ji' will not be a fantasy film". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  7. ^ Service, Tribune News (25 September 2015). "'Sardaarji' set to return next year". tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Sardaarji to return".
  9. ^ "Diljit Dosanjh'sdouble role act in Sardaarji 2 to hit theatres soon". Free Press Journal. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  10. ^ Service, Tribune News (25 May 2016). "Sardaarji goes shirtless". tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  11. ^ Maddox, Garry (5 February 2016). "Media Alliance raises concerns about unsafe work on Indian film Sardaarji Returns in Sydney". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
  12. ^ "When Diljit Dosanjh got mobbed in Melbourne". hindustantimes.com/. 31 May 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  13. ^ from, TNN (1 June 2016). "Diljit Dosanjh has a huge fan following in Australia". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  14. ^ "Mega Indian star films in western Sydney". DailyTelegraph. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
  15. ^ CIEDITOR-PRERNA (4 June 2016). "Sonam Bajwa grateful to brave Diljit!". Canindia News. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  16. ^ "Find out what Ranbir Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh have in common". deccanchronicle.com/. 28 May 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  17. ^ India (27 May 2016). "Trained over months for required physique: Diljit Dosanjh". The Indian Express. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  18. ^ "Sardaarji 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". iTunes.
  19. ^ "Poplin - Sardaarji 2 - Diljit Dosanjh, Sonam Bajwa, Monica Gill". YouTube.
  20. ^ India (30 May 2016). "Diljit Dosanjh starrer Sardaarji 2's title track makes a record". The Indian Express. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  21. ^ TNN. "'Sardaar Ji 2' box office: Diljit Dosanjh breaks his own record - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  22. ^ "'Sardaarji 2' box office collection: Diljit-starrer clocks highest opening for Punjabi film, beats 'Sardaarji' records". Ibtimes.co.in. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  23. ^ "Punjabi Star Diljit Dosanjh Runs Hot In India With 'Sardaar Ji 2' And 'Udta Punjab'". Forbes. 3 July 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  24. ^ "Box office collection: 'Udta Punjab' and 'Raman Raghav 2.0' record a slow week; 'Sardaarji 2' doing well worldwide". Ibtimes.co.in. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  25. ^ "'Gentleman' US box office collection: Nani starrer fares better than 'Sardaarji 2' in 3rd weekend". Ibtimes.co.in. Archived from the original on 6 July 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2016.

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