May 21, 2024
Punjabi Film Director

Top 10 Directors Of The Punjabi Cinema And Their Remarkable Movies!

This Punjabi Industry is coming up high with flying colours. The industry has taken an oath of never disappointing their audience, say it to be any genre. Not only Punjabis but every community today enjoys watching Punjabi movies. The dialogues, social message, the jatt attitude and laughter obviously are spread globally by the Punjabi Film Industry. From romantic jatts to hasaunde jatt, the Industry is making its place way higher globally. From heer and ranjha to jatt and juliet winning a number of awards for the industry. 

We are always seen talking about the actors and the actresses in the movie, but we forget the hard work of the people behind the camera. The person with a fixed dialogue LIGHTS CAMERA AND ACTION! Yess! The director is the one who twists every person of the movie on his little fingers. The directors have played a crucial role in contributing their efforts and hard work to the Punjabi Film Industry which is why they have given us such fascinating movies. 

Let’s get to know the top 10 famous and favourite directors of the Punjabi industry.


  1. Pankaj Batra

Pankaj Batra is a different personality giving us movies of different genres one on one. Pankaj Batra is a Punjabi Film Director who directed the first Punjabi Movie REEJHAN in 2005. Sometimes, he entertains us with so much laughter with the movie GOREYAN NU DAFFA KARO and also makes us cry with JINDE MERIYE. Pankaj Batra movies list comprises other movies like Bambukat, Sajjan Singh Rangroot, Channa Mereya, Channo Kamli Yaar Di. Every movie is directed with such a delightful star cast and team and with a hidden social message. 

  1. Anurag Singh

A director who has given us a laugh every minute of the clock, Anurag Singh is a Punjabi Film Director who entertained us with his first Punjabi Movie Yaar Anmulle in 2011. Anurag Singh movies list has always bagged one or the other award. He has directed a number of films with actor Diljit Dosanjh and one of their movies together Punjab 1984 also bagged the National Film Award in 2015. Anurag Singh movie list consists of movies with different genres like Jatt and Juliet, Jatt and Juliet 2, Super Singh and many more. 

  1. Simerjit Singh

Gossiping about Punjabi Film Directors and how we can forget the contribution of Simerjit Singh who is best known for his movie Angrej with a different concept and roles. He has always made us laugh with his movies and never let us feel low with his concept. Simerjit Singh movie list mostly comprises laughter like Nikka Zaildar, Nikka Zaildar 2, Muklawa, Angrej, Nikka Zaildar 3 and many more. 

  1. Smeep Kang

Smeep Kang, the man who is an actor, a director, a producer and a writer. Smeep Kang has directed loads of movies and every movie is a laughing stock. His movie list comprises Carry On Jatta, Carry on Jatta 2, Lucky di Unlucky Story, many others. He has also featured himself in the movies and played a great role in the movies. 

  1. Jagdeep Sidhu

Jagdeep Sidhu, the king of romantic movies and the man who has given us mixed emotions with his remarkable movies. He directs movies with a social message creating awareness among the audience. Jagdeep Sidhu movie list consists of Qismat, Sufna, Surkhi Bindi and many more. He is also seen coming up with many other beautiful and romantic projects in the Punjabi industry. 

  1. Amberdeep Singh

Amberdeep Singh is a Punjabi Film Actor and director. He has also directed movies with different genres. He used to write screenplays and dialogues for other movies and has also worked with Comedy Nights with Kapil. Amberdeep Singh’s movie list includes some fascinating films like Lahoriye, Laung Lacchi, Ashke and many more. In 2018, he won the Best Debut Director award at Filmfare Punjabi Awards.

  1. Baljit Singh Deo

Another favourite director of the Punjabi Cinema, Baljit Singh Deo has never bored us with his direction of the movies. He has given us one on one hits with different genres. Baljit Singh Deo movie list includes hit movies like Manje Bistre, Manje Bistre 2, Daaka and many others. 

  1. Mandeep Benipal

Another best director of the Punjabi Industry, Mandeep Benipal has never given us a failure in the terms of entertainment. He is seen directing criminal based and some real-life stories dedicated to movies. Mandeep Benipal movie list comprises Dakuan Da Munda, Kaka Ji, DSP Dev and many more. His movies are synchronised so well that it creates a curiosity among the audience thinking about what happens next in the scenes. 

  1. Navaniat Singh

Navaniat Singh is another Punjabi Film Director who is known for his movie Rangeelay. Navaniat singh has a big list of movies like Shareek, Rangeeley, Dharti, Romeo Ranjha and many more. He has made a great contribution to take the punjabi film industry to great heights. 

  1. Ksshitij Chaudhary

Ksshitij Chaudhary, a man who started his career with a DVD Film named Meri Vahuti Da Viyah and came up with other hits. His movie list comprises Mr. and Mrs. 420, Jindua, Vekh Baratan Chaliyan, Uda Aida and many others. With such amazing movies, he achieved a lot of success in Punjabi Cinema.

Thank You to such great directors who contributed a lot of their efforts and took the punjabi cinema to great heights. There are many other directors too and we appreciate everyone’s efforts working on making the punjabi industry come up with flying colors. 

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