Qismat Movie (2018):
Qismat (English: Destiny) is a Punjabi romantic drama film written and directed by Jagdeep Sidhu. Produced by Shri Narotam Ji Productions, the film stars Ammy Virk and Sargun Mehta in lead roles along with Guggu Gill, Tania and Harby Sangha in supporting roles. It was titled after a 2017 song of the same name, sung by Virk and starring Mehta in its music video. The film follows a man who falls in love whilst studying in Chandigarh, despite his marriage being arranged to another woman. It marked feature film debut for Tania.
Principal photography took place within a single schedule that lasted 45 days in Chandigarh and other villages of Punjab, India, with Jalesh Oberoi serving as cinematographer. The background score was composed by Gurmeet Singh and Sandeep Saxena while the soundtrack was composed by B Praak and Sukh-E, with vocals from Ammy Virk, Gurnam Bhullar, Kamal Khan, Divya Bhatt, Neetu Bhalla and B Praak. Also, Khan won “Best Playback Singer” Award.
Qismat was released worldwide on 21 September 2018 by White Hill Studios The film attracted positive reviews from critics, with some highlighting it as Virk’s best performance at the time, while some criticized film’s length. Commercially, the film has grossed ₹310.5 million (US$3.9 million) in its theatrical run, and it ran for more than 50 days. The film is one of the highest-grossing Punjabi films of all time and second highest grossing Punjabi film of 2018. The film won Best Film (critics) award at 9th PTC Punjabi Film Awards, and was nominated for Best Film award at PTC Awards and Brit Asia Film Awards.
The sequel was announced in May 2019. Sidhu, Virk, Mehta, Jaani, and B Praak returned for the sequel, titled Qismat 2 and was released on 23 September 2021.
Qismat Movie Information:
|Release Date||21 September 2018 (India)|
|Running Time||2hr 17min|
|Based on||Rishi – Tanisha|
|Directed by||Jagdeep Sidhu|
|Written by||Jagdeep Sidhu|
|Produced by||Ankit Vijan|
|Cinematography by||Jalesh Oberoi|
|Edited by||Manish More|
|Music by||B Praak|
|Production Company||Shri Narotam Ji Production|
|Distributed by||White Hill Studios|
|Box Office Collection||₹31.28 crore|
Qismat Movie Trailer:
Qismat Movie Storyline:
The film begins with Shivjit (Ammy Virk) asking his family members to send him off to Chandigarh to attend college. He had already failed twice so his family was reluctant at first and wanted him to marry Aman (Tania) but then they send him to Chandigarh. As soon as he reaches Chandigarh, he starts searching for a casual relationship and gets attracted to Bani (Sargun Mehta) who lives in the same apartment building. Bani is a modern and confident girl who finds her boyfriend cheating on her. To humiliate him she gets Shiva’s help by asking him to pose as her fake boyfriend. After some encounters between the two they become close. Due to Bani’s boyfriend’s cheating she agrees to the arranged marriage.
Shiva is sent off from her neighbourhood because of Bani’s strict father Gurnam Singh ( Guggu Gill). Soon Bani’s alliance gets fixed and Shiva goes back to his village. Shiva now meets Aman and is about to marry her when Bani’s father comes to take him along. After separation from Shiva , Bani’s health deteriorates. She suffers a chronic illness and severe infection. Shiva visits her and helps in her recovery, but soon he has to leave for his marriage about which he informs Bani, later Bani’s reports improve. While Shiva is wedding shopping with Aman he confesses to her about his love for Bani who understands him and let’s him go. When Shiva reaches the hospital Bani is dead, the two lovers are then separated by destiny.
Qismat Movie Cast and Characters:
- Ammy Virk as Shivjit Singh Gill ‘Shiva’
- Sargun Mehta as Bani Kaur
- Guggu Gill as SHO Gurnam Singh, Bani’s father
- Satwant Kaur as Bani’s mother
- Tania as Amandeep Kaur ‘Aman’, Shivjit’s fiancé
- Harby Sangha as Golgappe Wala
- Hardeep Gill as Shivjit’s Taaya
- Baljinder Kaur as Shivjit’s Taayi
- Raj Dhaliwal as Anmol Bhabi- PG Lady
- Mandeep Mani as Himmatt Singh
- Jasneet Kaur as Raavi, Bani’s sister
- Jashanjeet as Anmol Bhabi’s husband
- Gurpreet Bhangu as Hostel Warden
- Honey Mattu as Laundry Guy
- Ansh Tejpal as Ansh
- Sumer Singh as Sumer
- Samaya as Upma, Himachal girl
- Manveer Rai as Nurse
- Arvinder Bhatti as Doctor