After getting postponed several times, Jodi has finally hit the theatres and proved to be worth the wait. From box office collection to the real couple behind the story, everything you need to know about the latest release.
Diljit Dosanjh is once again making the headlines with his latest release
Jodi . The movie marked the highest-grossing Punjabi film at the US box office to date. Jodi has crossed the 20 crore mark at the box office worldwide and has doubled the money of the makers within a week.
Actress Nimrat Khaira can be seen opposite Diljit. The movie was released on May 5 after getting postponed for a long time. The movie was initially set to release in 2019 but had to be postponed to June 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was again postponed due to the pandemic and finally released this month.
Though the movie had a slow start at the domestic box office, its global performance has left the fans enthralled. The makers were concerned about the movie’s performance after
Diljit’s recent Coachella controversy.
Jodi is based on the real-life story of Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila and his wife Amarjot Kaur. The duo successfully redefined the Punjabi folk music culture. Chamkila used to write and sing about topics that were widely considered taboo in the 1980s.
The couple got married after facing many obstacles in society. But their lives were shortlived as they were murdered just before one of their performances on 8 March 1988. Their death still remains an unsolved mystery.
The actor and singer took to Instagram to thank the fans for making the movie a huge success.
Diljit and Nimrat did justice to the story of the legendary couple and have been receiving praise for their work.