Chandigarh, November 8, 2014 : The versatile actor-writer-producer of Punjabi Cinema, Kuljinder Singh Sidhu’s popularity is growing in the foreign shores with the screening of his latest flick ‘Yoddha -The Warrior’. His increasing overseas fan base exhorted UK politicians to embrace the film as their own. Creating the history, the City Council Wolverhampton (UK), a Government Body, hosted the premiere of Yoddha recently.
Elated over the overwhelming response of the film overseas, Kuljinder Singh Sidhu said, “It was indeed a matter of great pride for the Punjabi film industry when the Government body, UK hosted the special premier in Wolverhampton. I am thankful to the Mayor Michael Heap for this special effort which was aimed at giving tribute to the second largest Punjabi Community of 22,700 Sikhs residing here”.
“We often hear the unpleasant happenings about Sikhs abroad like racial discrimination. With the Council’s organised screening of Yoddha, the importance of our community has been applauded. It feels good to be part of this movement which is helping to spread Punjabi tradition, language and rich culture in the various parts of the world”, Sidhu added.
The glitzy event held at the Light House Media Centre marked the presence of Cabinet Member for Leisure and Community, Elias Mattu, Captain of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Danny Batth, a string of VIPs and invited guests from the city’s large Punjabi Sikh community.
Apart from this, the film has been released in USA, Canada, New Zealand and European countries. According to Sidhu, nearly, 500 shows are running per day successfully abroad and the number of shows had to be increased on the special demand in Canada.
Kuljinder Singh Sidhu has played an ordinary man in Yoddha, who gets transformed into a fearless warrior due to various circumstances. Interestingly, Sidhu has unveiled his eight packs in this film which is a right mix of action, drama and emotions. He is joined on screen by Rahul Dev, Girja Shankar, Unnati Davara , Nasar Khan, Mahabeer Bhullar, Hektor Sandhu, Ajay Jethi, Dinesh Sood, Sandeep Kapoor, Zafar Khan and Hardeep Gill.
Sidhu’s earlier controversial Punjabi movie ‘Sadda Haq’ had created a history in overseas and film was a blockbuster on all the major overseas centers.