Punjabi films’ popularity is increasing in foreign countries such as USA, Canada and Australia with every new release. Sajjan Singh Rangroot‘s overseas collection in the first weekend is a proof that Punjabi films have a bigger market overseas than other regional films.
Sajjan Singh Rangroot starring Diljit Dosanjh in the titular role is a war film based on the Sikh Regiment at Western Front during World War I has opened to positive reviews and strong hold at the box office in overseas market.
According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Sajjan Singh Rangroot collected $687,902 (Rs 4.45-crore) in the opening weekend in countries like USA, UK, Canada and Australia.
Well, Sajjan Singh Rangroot‘s impressive start at the box office in overseas has also opened doors for Punjabi film Subedar Joginder Singh starring Gippy Grewal, which will also witness a worldwide release on on April 6.
Sajjan Singh Rangroot is one of the most expensive (Rs 16-crore) Punjabi films ever made.
Directed by Pankaj Batra, the film featuring Diljit Dosanjh in the lead role, also has Yograj Singh and Sunanda Sharma in pivotal roles.
Sajjan Singh Rangroot was released worldwide on March 23.