Jodi (2020 film)
Jodi is an upcoming Indian Punjabi-language period film written and directed by Amberdeep Singh. It is co-produced by Amrinder Gill and Karaj Gill under Rhythm Boyz Entertainment with Dalmora Films and, Diljit Dosanjh under Dosanjhwala Productions. The film stars Dosanjh and Nimrat Khaira in lead. It marked debut for Dosanjh as a producer.
Dosanjh started working on music of the film in August 2019, and its filming began on 5 October 2019. The film is scheduled to be released on 26 June 2020.
- Diljit Dosanjh
- Nimrat Khaira
- Hardeep Gill
- Drishti Grewal
Amberdeep Singh started working on Jodi in 2011, and was announced by him in December 2018. Singh and Gurpreet Singh Palheri developed the film and joined Rhythm Boyz Entertainment to produce. Karaj Gill in an interview disclosed that the film was discussed every time before their another films. On 30 January 2019, Diljit Dosanjh was confirmed as a lead actor. Dosanjh started working on music of the film in August 2019. Also, he disclosed that Amrinder Gill is a producer, but he would not be seen on the screen for this film. Principal photography of the film was scheduled to begin in September-October, and finally began on 5 October 2019, where Sandeep Patil served as cinematographer. Nimrat Khaira was confirmed as a lead actress. Drishti Grewal was also confirmed as the part of the film.
The soundtrack of the film is composed by Tru-Skool and lyrics are penned by Happy Raikoti and Raj Ranjodh.
Release and marketing
Jodi was announced by Amberdeep Singh in December 2018 on his social media handle, following the release of Bhajjo Veero Ve. In January 2019, the title poster of the film was released revealing Diljit Dosanjh as a lead actor and producer along with Amrinder Gill and Karaj Gill. Also, the poster was released along a caption "Punjabi Cinema Zindabaad" which means "Long Live Punjabi Cinema". The film was initially scheduled to be released in 2019 but was postponed to 26 June 2020.
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