Punjab Nahi Jaungi Movie (2017) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Punjab Nahi Jaungi

September 1, 2017
2hr 39min
Status: released

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  • The film was a joint production between ARY Films and Humayun Saeed’s production house Six Sigma Plus.
  • The film also has renowned Pakistani television actors, such as Urwa Hocane, Ahmed Ali Butt, Saba Hameed, Sohail Ahmed, Azfar Rehman, Naveed Shehzad, Behroze Sabzwari, Safeena Sheikh, Samina Peerzada and Waseem Abbass.
  • Iman Ali was first chosen as the female lead but was replaced by Mehwish Hayat. However, Saeed later clarified that Iman Ali was never officially a part of the film and that they were just in talks, and that he and Iman Ali mutually agreed that she would not be cast in this film.
  • Sohai Ali Abro was initially approached for Durdana’s role which she refused to do. Talking about this, Saeed asserted, “We did approach Sohai for Urwa’s role but she wasn’t comfortable doing it. Maybe she expected a bigger role and this just wasn’t delivering it.”
  • The filming took place in the city of Faisalabad, while architectural masterpieces from Bahawalpur, like Darbar Mahal and Gulzar mahal were used in some of the scenes.
  • Most of the filming took place in the cities of Faisalabad, Lahore and Karachi.
  • The film’s trailer was released online on 6 July 2017. Within 48 hours, it had over 1 million views and trended at number 1 on YouTube Pakistan for several days and has also crossed up to 6 million views till date.
  • Punjab Nahi Jaungi was theatrically released worldwide on the festival of Eid al-Adha, 1 September 2017. The film had a premiere event at Nuplex Cinema, Karachi, on 29 August 2017.
  • With a worldwide gross of over Rs. 51.65 crore (US$1.8 million), it remained the highest grossing Pakistani film until beaten by Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2.
  • Its spin-off to the film titled, London Nahi Jaunga released to mixed reviews.