Sardaar Ji 2
Sardaar Ji 2 (previously The Return of Sardaarji) is a 2016 Punjabi film starring Diljit Dosanjh, Monica Gill and Sonam Bajwa in lead roles and directed by Rohit Jugraj. The film was released on 24 June 2016.  . On release ,film received mixed to negative reviews unlike the prequel which received positive reviews. Film grossed less than it's prequel and was declared average at Box-Office.
|Sardaar Ji 2|
|Directed by||Rohit Jugraj|
|Produced by||Manmord Sidhu
Gunbir Singh Sidhu
Rahul Gupta (Executive Producer)
|Screenplay by||Dheeraj Rattan|
|Story by||Dheeraj Rattan|
|Music by||Jatinder Shah
|Edited by||Sandeep Francis
|Distributed by||White Hill Studio|
|Box office||₹20 crore|
Planning and shootingEdit
After success of Sardaar Ji, producers decided for a sequel The Return of Sardaarji. Shooting of the film took place in different locations in Australia mainly. Diljit was mobbed by his Australian fans to his surprise when he reached the airport in Australia. The crew also shot at Macarthur region of New South Wales. During the shoot, Diljit rescued Sonam and others from a horrible accident at set. Diljit had to undergo 6 months of intensive physical training by hiring Ranbir Kapoor's personal trainer Pradeep Bhatia.
|Soundtrack album by Jatinder Shah & Nick Dhammu|
|Released||28 May 2016|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The video of film's title track Sardaarji was shot for two days in a row, created a record as it features 2500 Sardars dressed in white attires and turbans, out of which 1200 are Diljit’s fans who came specially to shoot for the song.
|1.||Desi Daaru||Diljit Dosanjh||Jatinder Shah||Ranbir Singh|
|2.||Mitran Da Junction||Ranbir Singh|
|6.||Rumaal||Nick Dhammu||Ranbir Singh|
The movie broke the record of Sardaar Ji in Punjab, grossing ₹2.05 crore (US$310,000) on first day. The film minted total ₹14.25 crore (US$2.2 million) in its first week on 350 screens in India while from the overseas markets, the film grossed ₹6.05 crore (US$930,000) including ₹4.25 crore (US$650,000) only from U.S. box office in 10-days.
The Film received six nominations at 1st Punjabi filmfare awards,2017.
Best director- Rohit Jugraj -Nominated
Best music album- Jatinder Shah - Nominated
Best Lyrics- Ranbir Singh (mitran da junction) -nominated, Veet baljit (poplin)
Best playback singer (Male) - Diljit Dosanjh( mitran da junction) - WON
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