Diljit Dosanjh on stereotyping of Punjabis in Bollywood: Everyone has a freedom to depict a subject


That made me say yes to the project,” Diljit told indianexpress.com. “I didn’t do that film with this intention. 2017-06-10T20:35:50+00:00″>
Published:June 10, 2017 8:35 pm

Diljit Dosanjh during a media interaction about his upcoming film Super Singh. It was going to be a toned-down character. But I will never do that.”
Does Diljit think he was able to break these stereotypes with his film Udta Punjab? This will also be for the first time when I will prep up for one month before going on sets.”
Diljit says that a troll inspired him to do a superhero movie. I started my career with singing songs about this incident. Diljit thinks that his last film Phillauri was Anushka Sharma’s film and he had a small role which could have been done by anyone. I had a small role. The subject was close to my heart and hence things happened.”
Bollywood has its own stereotypes regarding the portrayal of ‘Punjabis’ or ‘Sardars’ in films. That role could have been done by anyone. Asked about if he has been offered any Bollywood film lately, Diljit says, “I have been offered a biopic. I can’t reveal any other details right now. The actor who will next be seen in a Punjabi film Super Singh seemed unaware of his new-found stardom during a media interaction here. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd That troll made me think about doing a superhero movie,” Diljit said. When asked about his role in film’s success in Punjab Diljit told indianexpress.com, “Phillaui was Anushka Sharma’s film. But am quite scared as I have never done this kind of role before. They are often shown as funny, foolish characters. (Source: APH IMAGES)

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