Dr.Avnish Jolly, Canada : Punjabi film “2 BOL”, which is directed by Punjabi writer and director Dr. Sahib Singh, is creating impact in North America. The film is produced by Taranjit Singh and Jaskirat Singh. Film revolves around the political and religious nexus in Punjab which is responsible for misguiding and destroying the lives of youth. Film gives a message of human brotherhood. Director Dr. Sahib Singh has done a marvellous job with great aesthetic sense; he handled some really tough sequence with sensible approach. We can say that a master director with cinematic intelligence has arrived on Punjabi film industry’s platform.
The makers of “2 BOL” have, very strategically, advocated the theme of the film through Social Media in North America. The psychedelic messages created the much needed intrigue thanks to the community specially targeting the Punjabi Youth. Punjab being a state known for its cultural and moral values is under the threat of losing its dignity. Political parties using unfair means is being one of the most common factor seen in the recent past. The impact of which is huge on the student’s life and the young generation in attracting towards the usage of drugs and other unfair activities going-on in the institutions. Safety of women is also a big concern in the society. ‘2 BOL’ is scripted in such a way that it depicts each and every stage which a youth has to go through in their life.
“2 BOL” sets an example in the society and will take Punjabi cinema to new heights. Entertainment combined with grass root reality is all set to rejuvenate the society. The Focus is to create awareness among the people on the ground reality in the educational institutes.
“2 BOL” is all about the culture of youth which has been clubbed with modernization in society. It describes the impact of Machinery, Money, Muscle Power, Religion, Culture, etc on every student. Institutions are meant for gaining specialization in a particular field that might be in sports, academics, or any co-curricular activity.
“2 BOL” advocates that the change in the society dependents on young generation and Youth plays the pivotal role for the change. This movie has the motivating factor and shows the areas of change which is necessary for a cultural state like Punjab.
“2 BOL” has been directed in such a way that it will not only motivate the people but will also highlight the importance of understanding the sentiments of fellow citizens. All the actors acted well…especially Sonprit Jawanda, Manjit Singh and Sanju Solanki and music by Gurcharan Singh is film’s strength. We can surely expect many more meaningful and beautifully crafted movies like 2bol from Dr. Sahib Singh in coming times.