Mirza – The Untold Story
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Mirza: The Untold Story is a 2012 Punjabi action romance film written and directed by Baljit Singh Deo. The film features Gippy Grewal opposite Mandy Takhar in lead roles, with music rapper Honey Singh in his first commercial venture, enacting as an dunce gangster. Produced by Inda Raikoti and Aman Khatkar, movie had a historic opening across Punjab. The movie was released on 6 April 2012.
|Directed by||Baljit Singh Deo|
|Produced by||Aman Khatkar|
|Screenplay by||Baljit Singh Deo|
|Story by||Baljit Singh Deo|
|Music by||Honey Singh and Jatinder Shah|
|Edited by||Toby Gorman|
Mirza: The Untold Story is based on the legendary love story of Mirza and Sahiba.
Mirza (Gippy Grewal) and his Sahiba (Mandy Takhar) fall in love with each other at a very young age. The plot continues many years later when Mirza and Sahiba return to the same home town where they once grew up together. Jeet (Rahul Dev), Sahiba's oldest brother, is a major gang leader in the city; nonetheless, he still maintains his family's honour. Mirza decides to infiltrate Jeet's gang. The story takes a turn as Mirza meets Sahiba and their love flourishes once again. This leaves Mirza caught between his love and the hatred he has for her brothers. His battle becomes personal with his leader, Jeet.
Sahiba was a virtuous person who did not desire any bloodshed, but she knows that Jeet and Mirza are both men of strength., and one will end up dead. Until now she has been sheltered from the real business of the family. Mirza enters Jeet's gang, yet Jeet doesn't know he's after Sahiba. Since Jeet would like Sahiba to marry Deesha (Honey Singh), a fellow mad gang member, Mirza tries to run away with Sahiba. Then, Sahiba and Mirza lodge at farm cabin and Sahiba wakes up but feels that her brothers shouldn't be killed and takes out all the bullets from Mirza's gun, on which he depends. Suddenly one of Sahiba's brothers arrive and fights with Mirza. Mirza is winning the fight till he tries to shoot Sahiba's brother and realizes the bullets have been taken out by Sahiba. Jeet then comes and shoots Mirza and he dies while Sahiba is taken away from Mirza.
Mirza had the highest opening day collections for a Punjabi film at the time of release and had the second highest opening weekend and week collections only behind Gippy's own movie Jihne Mera Dil Luteya. The opening week collections of Mirza in Punjab was Rs 2.47 cr
PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2013Edit
Mirza: The Untold Story won eight awards at the 3rd PTC Punjabi Film Awards in 2013.
|Best Villain||Rahul Dev|
|Popular Star Of The Year||Gippy Grewal|
|Best Playback Singer (Male)||Rahat Fateh Ali Khan - Akhiyan|
|Best Cinematography||Toby Gorman|
|Best Background Score||Jatinder Shah|
|Best Debut Male||Yo Yo Honey Singh|
|Best Music Director||Yo Yo Honey Singh and Jatinder Shah|
|Critics Award for Best Actor||Gippy Grewal|
- "Mirza, said to be the most expensive Punjabi film".
- Trade News Network. "Top Punjabi Film Opening Weeks". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2013. Retrieved 31 May 2013.