Ranbir to Face Tough Competition from Grandpa


Mumbai: While Tamasha is releasing this Friday, on the same day late Prithviraj Kapoor, Ranbir’s great grandfather, starrer ‘Nanak Naam Jahaz Hai’ (1969) will also be released.

According to Mumbai Mirror, the film which is directed by Ram Maheshwari, is a Panjabi language film with a story line of partition. This film will be dubbed in numerous languages and digitally renovated in colour.

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“The original had released on the 500th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. Today with the growing intolerance, we thought it could revive feelings of unity and peace in Punjab. With the film being digitally restored, it’s a great watch,” said Rahul Mittra, filmmaker and head of Raju Chadha’s production house and studio (which has spearheaded the restoration).

‘Nanak Naam Jahaz Hai’ is the one of the most accredited film in Panjabi film industry which has got Major hits in independent India.