Punjabi Movies have originated in the Indian state of Punjab and the neighboring country of Pakistan. The Punjabi movies made in India is better known as Pollywood and is specially dedicated to the Punjabi speaking group of people. Punjabi movies were originated during the pre-independence period and the first ever Punjabi talkie – “Sheela” (Pind di Kudi) was made by K.D. Mehra in 1935. This was the dubut film of the most acclaimed actress called Noor Jehan. However, this film was shot in Kolkata (India) and was released in Lahore (Pakistan). Other successful film of this period was Heer Sial. After independence and partition the Indian Punjabi Movies includes notable films like Posti, Bhangra, Do Lachhaian, Johnny Walker, Satluj de Kande, Nanak Nam Jahaz Hai, Do Sher and many more hit Punjabi movies.
Moreover, commercial Punjabi Movies are quite popular in today’s age which consist elements of humour, comedy, action, romance and intrigue. These movies have hit the screens and are making quite good profits at the box office. Some of the incredible movies are Vaisakhi List, Ambarsariya, Love Punjab, Canada Di Flight, Dulla Bhatti, Once upon a time in Amritsar, Udta Punjab, Carry on Jatta and many more commercially successful films. Moreover, eminent actors and actresses have worked in Punjabi movies like Dharmendra, Manoj Kumar, Balraj Sahni, Rajendra Kapoor, Prithiviraj Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Raj Babbar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Gurdas Mann, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Jimmy Shergill, Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanj and many more.
Punjabi Movie fans can also check more about Pollywood in online movie websites and get information about the latest Punjabi movies and news related to the popular Pollywood stars. An interesting website called – www.onlinefilmiduniya.com caters to the above needs with relevant movie reviews for a better understanding for the Punjabi movie lovers.