New Delhi: Netflix on Tuesday unveiled the trailer for Diljit Dosanjh’s upcoming film ‘Jogi’. Set during the Delhi riots of 1984, the film is directed by Ali Abbas Zaffar.
‘Jogi’ unravels the story of a resilient friendship and courage in times of adversity, set in Delhi in 1984. The film is a thrilling, emotional journey of the fighting spirit of three unified friends. The film also stars Kumud Mishra, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub, Hiten Tejwani and Amyra Dasturi in lead roles.
The trailer begins as a normal day in the life of Jogi and his family that leads to a series of tragic events and the aftermath of the anti-sikh riots.
Speaking about the film Diljit said, “As an actor you want to grow with the character you play. Each role I play helps me grow from within. Mera agar dil nahi maanta toh wo kirdaar main nibha nahi sakta (If it doesn’t appeal to me, I can’t portray that character with honesty). I have to be honestly connected to the character.” He added: “Jogi holds a special place in my heart and I say it with pride that this has been told on a global platform like Netflix which has huge reach and impact. I am forever thankful and grateful for all my fans who make me who I am and I wish they like me in and as Jogi.”
Director Ali Abbas Zafar said, “Jogi is a tale about friendship, hope, courage, and brotherhood and delves into the intricacy and vulnerabilities of human relationships. Shooting with the cast and crew of Jogi has been an absolute high point for me, and we are thrilled to be finally presenting our passion project on screen. Together with Netflix and its reach, we endeavor to take our viewers through the touching story of Jogi.”
The film is all set to premiere on Netflix on September 16, 2022 .