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Story is desi, not the look of the film: Abhay Baiju Chhabra, Director of Yaaran Da Katchup


Ludhiana,14th July. Hardy Sandhu, Varun Sharma and Anil Juneja starrer Punjabi comedy film ‘Yaaran Da Katchup’ is soon going to reach the audience. Film’s promotion is on and the actors and other team members were in town today for the same. A Vivicam Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. venture, the film is slated to be released on 18th July. The story is about three close friends who meet every seven years and celebrate their ‘Ohi Day’. This time they are meeting in Pattaya (Thailand) and there is a lot of confusion and fun happening. The producer of the film is Vikram Bansal and it has been co-produced by Adhiraj Goyal, Sandeep Jain, Vishal Singla and Aakash Bansal. Abhay Baiju Chhabra has directed this film who was the associate director with Prakash Jha for the films like Apaharan and Raajneeti. He also has a number of daily soaps in his kitty as a director. Jaswinder Bhalla, B.N. Sharma, Vijay Tandon, Rana Ranbir, Ranjan Sehgal, Kruti Popat, Anita Hassanandani, Yuvika Chaudhary, Simpy Singh and Shagun Jaiswal will also be seen in the film.

Already popular in the audience for his melodious songs, Hardy Sandhu is debuting in acting with this film. Initially he was nervous but he told that gradually things became easier for him. Since the film is based on friendship and I give utmost importance to it in my life, playing this character was natural for me. Though lot many people would have said this, but I would like to repeat that all the relations come naturally in an individual’s life but friendship is the only relation which he chooses by himself. So caring and bothering about this relation is a must. ‘Fukrey’ fame Varun Sharma was loved for his character in this Bollywood super hit. While shooting for YDK, he felt as if this is also a Bollywood production. He told that our director Abhay Chhabra gives so much freedom to the artists and very strong on the technical front. Third friend Anil is also a newcomer. He told that everybody’s support was too strong that nothing felt tough for him while shooting.

Director Abhay Chhabra loved the people and the industry atmosphere of Punjab. The story of the film is close to his heart. He said, ‘The story of the film is somewhere desi, but the look is totally different. When you’ll come out of the theatre after watching this film, you’ll feel like celebrating in the same way with your friends. Producer Vikram Bansal said that this is totally an urban style film. Though this is a Pollywood film but it will equally attract hard core Bollywood audiences.

Senior actor Jaswinder Bhalla said that it is always refreshing to work with new people. Also being a senior actor others seek advice from you on various matters, so it was fun with responsibility.Simpy Singh told that my character is like a spice in others’ lives. I am sweet as well as spicy. I am playing the character of Madanpreet Kaur who becomes Madonna overseas. Kruti Popat and Shagun Jaswal told that we had workshops before the start of the shoot where we learnt a lot. Abhay Chhabra gave us full freedom to work. No matter what, we could take as many takes as we wanted.

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