Punjabi cinema is continuously experimenting with its genres, stories, screenplays and people are accepting these experiments with open arms. There is a genre which is not touched by many directors and that is the horror comedy. Hindi cinema has experimented a lot with such characters of ‘Ghosts’ that make you laugh instead of making you afraid.
Some of the films in Pollywood of this genre are Diljit Dosanjh’s Sardaar Ji (2015), Mar Gaye oye Loko (2018) starring Gippy Grewal.
Another film of this genre is Bhoot Uncle Tusi Great Ho (2022) directed by K. C Bokadia starring kamaljeet Anmol, Raj Babbar, Gurpreet ghuggi, Ihana Dhillion. It is a comedy film with elements of horror and drama, revolving around a ghost who wants to build a hospital in the name of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. This film is a considered as a good attempt at blending horror and comedy, which succeeds to a good extent to deliver on both fronts. Film got a great response from audience. Film touches the heart of the people with its laughter dose which later got released on Chaupal.
A film of Ravinder Grewal ‘Vich Bolungi Tere’ is also a horror comedy and will get digitally released soon. The same team of this film has announced an upcoming film titled ‘Boo Main Ta Dargi’. Another upcoming comedy film ‘Jatt Nu Chudail Takri’ of Gippy Grewal and Sargun Mehta has been announced to soon release in cinemas.
Comedy horror films are getting a great response from audience. It is still a topic that is not experimented much in Pollywood. More films like ‘Bhoot Uncle Tuc Great Ho’ should be made in our Industry where ghost tickle your bones instead of making you fear. Karamjit Singh Anmol and Gurpreet ghuggi are unmatched in the field of comedy. The film may have emotional part or a comedy part, the level of chemistry of these both is next level and this duo working together in a film increases the chance of touching audience’s hearts.
Some of the Superhit film of this duo are Ardaas(2016), Bhaji in Problem, Bhoot Uncle Tusi Great Ho(2022) a comedy horror film, Carry On Jatta(2012), Carry on Jatta 2,(2018) a comedy film and Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan (2018). The role of Gurpreet Ghuggi and Karamjit Anmol in these films were of witty comedy making audience roll in laughter.
Some amazing Gurpreet Ghuggi films are Carry On Jatta, Ardaas, Ardaas Karaan, Carry on Jatta 2, Ni Main Sass Kutni, Bhoot Uncle Tusi Great Ho, Munde U.K. De, Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan, Jijaji, Bhaji in Problem.