It is a common scene to see a successful actor turning into a producer in Punjabi film industry. But now the directors have started donning the hat of producer so that they can make a movie of their wish without any interruptions.
It is Rohit Jugraj, an unbeaten director of Jatt James Bond and Sardaar Ji series, who has turned as producer with Khido Khudi. Sharing about his experience about the same he told PollywoodBoxoffice.com, Directing a movie is different and producing it is totally diverse. One has to answer all the problems and other related things faced by each and every one on the set, from spot boy to the star cast.
On being asked what made him select the movie based on sports he affirmed, Itwill be the first Punjabi film that will be based onour national gameHockey.This film is very close to my heart. Itwill document the glorious past of the game, the small village Sansarpur on the outskirts of Jalandhar, which has abig namefor producing as many as 14 Hockey Olympians and much more.
The film is being made under the banner of Hayre Entertainment Ltd in association with Kuausmedia Entertainment and Maa Linga Bhairavi Films. It is being Co Produced by Sagoon Wagh, Talwinder Hayre and Kavanjit Hayre.
Rohit affirmed, I had taken a Break for a while and wanted to come back with something which could create history and leave a lasting mark on the Punjabi film Industry and all over the world by makinga memorable and meaningful film, and added, When I heard the subject, it touched my heart and I instantly came on board as a producer without giving any second thought.
Hockeys level has gone very down despite being the national sport and if my film is able to revive the game and players get the desired support from government it would be my success, Rohit signed off.
By Sonika Bhatia