Yamla Pagla Deewana (2011) Movie Preview

Yamla Pagla Deewana, an upcoming comedy film directed by Samir Karnik, starring Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, and Bobby Deol in the lead roles. The film is produced by Samir Karnik and Nitin Manmohan under the banner of Top Angle Productions. The whole Deol family is coming together after their last sports hit, Apne (2007). According to the director, the film’s title is inspired from the song “Main Jat Yamla Pagla Deewana” from the 1975 film, Pratiggya also starring Dharmendra.The film is scheduled for release on January 14, 2011. The theatrical trailer was released on 5 November 2010.


YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA is a family drama of a man in search of his estranged family. Paramveer Singh Dhillon (Sunny), an upright and honest man working as a loan recovery agent in a bank stays with his mother, his Canadian wife (Mary) and two sons in Vancouver, Canada. Paramveer’s mother is a typical Punjabi housewife, had decided to leave her husband Dharam Singh (Dharmender) because she was fed up with his deceptive ways.

But one night Dharam Singh quietly took away the younger son and vanished. Paramveer decides to go to India to look for his Father and brother. The Father-Son duo Dharam and Gajodhar (Bobby) are the biggest conmen in Banaras. Dharam is a stylish man and a charmer. Women of all ages adore him. He does not believe in love. Gajodhar is just like his father except for the fact that he is more rustic in appearance and gets nervous in the company of women! How this family comes together through a comedy of errors is what the film is about.

The filming started in February 2010. Director Samir Karnik along with the lead cast of Dharmendra and Sunny Deol started shooting in Varanasi in April 2010. The shooting was disrupted twice, first in March, due to the hospitalization of Dharmendra, and then in July, when Sunny Deol faced back problems while filming an action sequence.


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