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‘Killer Punjabi’ to mark Pooja Batra’s debut in Punjabi films

‘Killer Punjabi’ to mark Pooja Batra’s debut in Punjabi films
Bollywood actress Pooja Batra (centre) and actor Kailey Rav (left) address media persons during the promotion of the Punjabi film, ‘Killer Punjabi’, in Amritsar. PHOTO: RK SONI

Tribune News Service

Amritsar , May 12

Bollywood beauty Pooja Batra, who has given a number of hits like Virasat, Haseena Maan Jayegi and Jodi No 1, is all set to make her debut in a Punjabi romantic-action movie, ‘Killer Punjabi’, which will be releasing worldwide tomorrow.

The movie has been produced by Ludhiana-born NRI Kailey Rav, now based in Canada, who also plays the lead role. While Pooja Batra, who had started her career with the Hindi movie, Virasat, makes a comeback, she is also the co-producer of the movie. Pooja has also recently bagged a prominent role in an upcoming Hollywood flick titled, ‘One Under The Sun’.

The star cast of the movie was in Amritsar for movie promotion.

While interacting with the media, the Los Angeles-based actress said, “Killer Punjabi has been an amazing experience for me as I am making my foray into the Punjabi film industry. It’s an edge-of-your-seat mystery thriller and I am excited to be a part of it.”

Incidentally, a lot of the shooting of the movie has been done in LA besides Las Vegas, Canada and Bagrian Haveli in Sangrur. Pooja plays the role of a nurse who unknowingly falls in love with a professional killer, which has been played by Kailey Rav, who has got the contract of his life to kill Pooja Batra, who plays Ritu Walia in the movie.

Batra, a former Miss India, said after having done a number of South Indian films, she is confident about ‘Killer Punjabi’ as it’s packed with a lot thrill and entertainment. She is seen sharing the screen with Indo-Canadian lead actor Kailey and Bollywood bad man Gulshan Grover, who is the villain in the movie.

The story writer of the movie is Ravinder Singh and the music has been given by Aslam Keyi and Arvind Kumar while songs have been sung by Kamal Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Harshdeep Kaur, Shipra Goel, Kalpana Patowary and Abhilasha.


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