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Akshay Kumar to play a Sikh hero... again, but there are other good Sikh actors too
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Akshay Kumar to play a Sikh hero... again, but there are other good Sikh actors too

I know Dilijit Dosanjh can’t play every turbaned hero in films. But there are other very good Sikh actors. Watch Ajitpal Singh’s Tabbar or Netflix’s forthcoming CAT to experience the torrent of turbaned talent.

How Diljit Dosanjh emerges as a symbol of resistance in Netflix's Jogi
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How Diljit Dosanjh emerges as a symbol of resistance in Netflix's Jogi

In Jogi, we see a symbol of Resistance who is not afraid to resort to violence when needed but is also equally compassionate and empathetic when the situation demands it.

Jogi: Ali Abbas Zafar’s Vivek Agnihotri-fication is complete
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Jogi: Ali Abbas Zafar’s Vivek Agnihotri-fication is complete

In a film like Jogi – the victim remains the victim, the perpetrator remains the perpetrator.

Jogi review: A middling film which feels like a missed opportunity
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Jogi review: A middling film which feels like a missed opportunity

Jogi has the tools and the material to create something harrowingly difficult to watch and yet impossible to look away from. Instead, it settles for a mushy story that functions like an unearned, unnecessary twist.

Trade Talk: This week’s overladen movie business
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Trade Talk: This week’s overladen movie business

The small but numerous films being released this week make it a notable Friday of powerful understatement.

'Jogi' star Diljit Dosanjh says what happened in 1984 was not riots, it was 'genocide'
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'Jogi' star Diljit Dosanjh says what happened in 1984 was not riots, it was 'genocide'

Violence erupted in Delhi and other parts of the country after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984. Over 3,000 Sikhs were killed across India. Most were killed in Delhi

Here’s why Diljit Dosanjh scores over Aamir Khan in the Turbanator act
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Here’s why Diljit Dosanjh scores over Aamir Khan in the Turbanator act

Audiences do not share Diljit Dosanjh’s enthusiasm for non-Sikhs playing Sardarji. Decades ago Dharmendra donned a turban in Jeevan Mrityu and many years later his son Sunny Deol played a Sikh soldier in Border.

Diljit Dosanjh's upcoming film titled Jogi will release on Netflix in September
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Diljit Dosanjh's upcoming film titled Jogi will release on Netflix in September

Actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh-led feature film "Jogi" will premiere on Netflix on September 16, the streaming platform announced Friday.

Diljit Dosanjh dedicates Vancouver concert to Sidhu Moosewala, Deep Sidhu and Sandeep Singh Sandhu
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Diljit Dosanjh dedicates Vancouver concert to Sidhu Moosewala, Deep Sidhu and Sandeep Singh Sandhu

Actor-Singer Diljit Dosanjh, who performed at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada, remembered his 'brothers' during the concert.

Diljit Dosanjh's Babe Bhangra Paunde Ne to release in theatres on 30 September
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Diljit Dosanjh's Babe Bhangra Paunde Ne to release in theatres on 30 September

The Punjabi-language movie is helmed by director Amarjit Singh Saron from a script penned by Naresh Kathooria, known for films like Paani Ch Madhaani and Carry On Jatta 2.

What contributes to Diljit Dosanjh's pan-India appeal? Probably his ability to make fun of himself
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What contributes to Diljit Dosanjh's pan-India appeal? Probably his ability to make fun of himself

Diljit’s standing doesn’t depend on his status in Bollywood. He is his own best judge and critic and doesn’t seek approval from anyone.

How drug abuse emerged as common central theme of shows in 2021, from Aranyak to Mare of Easttown
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How drug abuse emerged as common central theme of shows in 2021, from Aranyak to Mare of Easttown

As their impact grows across the spectrum, stories that highlight the growing menace of prescription drug abuse will inspire more interesting content in the years to come.

Watch: 'Dancing Dadi' groove to Diljit Dosanjh's hit track Lover; netizens laud moves
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Watch: 'Dancing Dadi' groove to Diljit Dosanjh's hit track Lover; netizens laud moves

The 63-year-old artist has over 1.5 lakh followers on her Instagram account and is admired for her for spirit and talent. Her viral video has garnered over 4,455 likes since it was first posted

Diljit Dosanjh shares video of couple dancing to his song ‘Black and White’; watch it here
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Diljit Dosanjh shares video of couple dancing to his song ‘Black and White’; watch it here

The couple in the video has been identified as Money and Abbey Singh, based in New Zealand

Diljit Dosanjh turns producer with Honsla Rakh; Punjabi film to also feature Bigg Boss fame Shehnaaz Gill
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Diljit Dosanjh turns producer with Honsla Rakh; Punjabi film to also feature Bigg Boss fame Shehnaaz Gill

Also starring Sonam Bajwa and Shinda Grewal, Honsla Rakh is scheduled to release on 15 October, during the occasion of Dussehra.

Diljit Dosanjh pays tribute to Rihaana with new song hours after popstar tweets in support of farmers' protest
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Diljit Dosanjh pays tribute to Rihaana with new song hours after popstar tweets in support of farmers' protest

Diljit Dosanjh's new Punjabi number draws its title, 'RIRI (Rihanna)', from the Grammy-winning artiste's nickname.

Diljit Dosanjh shares income tax certificate on Twitter to refute reports of I-T Department probe
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Diljit Dosanjh shares income tax certificate on Twitter to refute reports of I-T Department probe

The actor-singer has been actively supporting the ongoing farmers' protests against the new agri legislations

Balle Balle, Bhangra and deshbhakti: why the positive stereotyping of Sikhs by Bollywood should bother us
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Balle Balle, Bhangra and deshbhakti: why the positive stereotyping of Sikhs by Bollywood should bother us

Positive stereotyping ends up otherising the community, whereas what a deeply divided India desperately needs is the representation of minorities as regular people, “one of us”.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas shows solidarity with protesting farmers, calls them 'India's food soldiers'
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas shows solidarity with protesting farmers, calls them 'India's food soldiers'

Priyanka Chopra Jonas retweeted a post by singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh and wrote that the farmers' concerns about the centre's new agricultural laws need to be addressed urgently.

Behind Punjabi stars' vocal support of farmers' protests, a film and music culture that celebrates agrarian way of life
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Behind Punjabi stars' vocal support of farmers' protests, a film and music culture that celebrates agrarian way of life

Punjabi cinema and music has lent the farmer a certain amount of wilful dignity that sees him or her as something other than the hapless victim. By assigning these characters a sense of heroism and flamboyance, the region’s cinema sees the farming community as stories in themselves.