NEW DELHI: The trailer launch of ‘Nanak Naam Jahaaz Hai,’ the biggest-ever Punjabi super hit film which bagged the National Award in 1969 was held at Gurudwara Rakabganj Sahib on November 7. The film is restored and digitised and is all set to be re-released worldwide on November 27, coinciding with Guru Nanak Dev Ji,s birth anniversary in enhanced colour format & with better sound quality.
This timeless classic film, starring the legendary Prithviraj Kapoor, IS Johar, Nishi and Vimi is the brainchild of Raju Chadha, Chairman Wave Group, who is passionate and sentimental about this iconic film.
“I was moved by this film as a child & am happy that we are able to bring this film to the audiences. I would want more & more people to savour this masterpiece,” said an upbeat Chadha.
His belief in this film was shared with equal enthusiasm by Manjit Singh, president of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee who felt that the film holds relevance even more today and is inspirational for the youth.
Added Rahul Mittra CEO Wave Cinemas, “What is interesting is that Ranbir Kapoor,s Tamasha and his great grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor,s film will be released the same day,”
The launch function as also attended by head Granthi Bangla sahib Gurudwara Gyani Ranjeet Singh Manjinder Singh Sirsa & Babli Singh from Shemaroo. The film will be presented by Wave Cinemas Ponty Chadha & Shemaroo Entertainment in association with Raju Chadha.