Punjabi film industry, also known as “Pollywood” has undergone a big positive change for the last few years. This milestone is because of the contribution of several Punjabi artists in this sector. Among the various categories of filmmaking in the Punjabi cinema, movies based on comedy genre receive a favourable response from the audience. And the reason for the successful comedy is the dedicated work of Punjabi Comedians. Through their entertaining and funny facial expressions and by hilarious dialogue delivery, they have established themselves in the Pollywood.
Gurpreet Ghuggi is working in Punjabi film industry for a very long period. Earlier, he used to work in his written comedy telefilms and also made himself count through his comedy in many Tv shows. In his telefilm “Ghuggi Choomantar” and Tv show “Ghuggi express,” he entertained the audience entirely. He gained recognition on the national Tv through The Great Indian Laughter, in which his stand up comedy was primarily appreciated by the judges and the audience. After this, he grabbed many offers to work in Hindi films such as Namastay London, Race, Speedy Singh, and Khiladi 786.
In the list of Punjabi films by him, his roles in Carry on Jatta, Munde UK de, and Jatts in Golmaal made people laugh thoroughly. Also, he took part in numerous Punjabi films and gained respect by doing an excellent quality of work.
Binno Dhillon started his career with Punjabi serial “Parchhawain,” and after that, he appeared in many tv shows. Not only this, his contribution to the telefilms namely, Khara Dudh, Khich Ghuggi Khich received laurels from the audience. He is famous for the funny hand gesture that he used in many films. Also, he appeared on the screen in Hindi films Dev D and Shaheed-e-Azam. He gets a role in almost every Punjabi cinema, and it is tough to make movies without him.
Jaswinder Bhalla, a professor in the agriculture university in Punjab dived into the acting field a long time ago. Earlier, he worked in a very popular audio-video skit named Chhankata. He has done many films in the Punjabi Cinema and established himself as one of the most popular Punjabi comedians. His character as “Advocate Dhillon” in the movie “Carry On Jatta” was largely appreciated by the audience. The dialogue “Dhillon Ne Kaala Coat Aiven Hi Ni Paaya” became a hit one. Some of his famous Punjabi movies are Jatt & Juliet, Carry on Jatta, and Daddy Cool Munde Fool, to name a few.
BN Sharma needs no introduction, as his dialogue delivery style and facial expressions itself explain the hilarious quotient that he possesses. He has contributed to many Punjabi films. Some of them are Jatt & Juliet, Carry On Jatta, and Jihne Mera Dil Lutteya. His role as “Shampy da daddy” in the film “Jatt & Juliet 2” gained the massive attention of the moviegoers.
Karamjit Anmol started his career as a singer but later dived into the acting field. He made his debut with the film “Chak Jawana” in the year 2010. He once said in an interview about the struggle he went through to become an actor. Anmol has impressed everyone with his comic dialogue delivery style and hilarious expressions in the films. His performance in the movie “Nikka Zaildar” received high appreciation from the audience.
Rana Ranbir gained popularity with his role as “Shampy” in the movie Jatt & Juliet. His funny stature and dressing style in the film made him famous in the Punjabi cinema. He learned acting from theater cinema and worked in many plays during his struggling days. Rana has achieved new heights in today’s time.
Harby Sangha is remembered for his role as “Blind Beggar” playing harmonium and also for “rickshaw scene” in the movie “Carry on Jatta.” He has worked in many Punjabi films and made a significant contribution to the success of the many films. Recently, he screened in the movie “Sat Shri Akaal England” as a Visa Agent, and his acting in the film received thumbs up.
Bhagwant Mann is a famous Punjabi comedian in the Pollywood. His renowned comedy shows are Bhagwant Mann Full Speed, Jugnu Kehnda Hai, and Jugnu Mast Mast. Among all Punjabi comedians, Mann is the one artist, who has been entertaining since very early time. He used to perform in Punjabi comedy skits based on politics, and other social issues. Not only this, his performance in the Punjabi film industry has taken it to a significant level. His famous works are Bhagwant Mann Non-Stop, Police in Pollywood, Hero Hitler in Love, Ekam – Son of Soil.
Jaspal Bhatti showed a new way to the Punjabi film industry. His works in the form of satirical comedy shows left a bright imprinted on the minds of the audience. He appeared in many comedy Tv shows and became part of many famous films. Some of his notable films are “Punjab Police Mahaul Theek Hai,” Jija Ji, Chak De Phatte, Power Cut, and also took part in many Hindi movies.
Famous as “Bua” in the Kapil Sharma Comedy Show, Upasana Singh has worked in Hindi and Punjabi films. If we have a look at the list of all Punjabi comedians, Upasana Singh is the only actress known for her hilarious acting. Her famous works are “ 22 Ji Tussi Ghaint Ho”, “Jatt & Juliet,” “Daddy Cool Munde Fool,” and “Control Bhaji Control.”
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