Ishqaa is a Punjabi movie released on 4 Jan, 2019. The movie is directed by Nav Bajwa and featured Payal Rajput, Nav Bajwa, Aman Singh Deep and Karamjit Anmol as lead characters. Other popular actors who were roped in for Ishqaa are Shivinder Mahal, Gurpreet Kaur, Yaad Grewal and Satwant Kaur.
Release Date: 4 January 2019
Starcast: Nav Bajwa, Payal Rajput, Aman Singh Deep, Karamjit Anmol, Shivinder Mahal, Gurpreet Kaur Chadha & Yaad Grewal.
Produced by: Nav Bajwa Films,Turbanater Entertainement in association with AK Production and Gurpreet Chadda
Directed By: Nav Bajwa
Synopsis: Ishqaa is the story of Rajveer, Seerat and Virat’s love triangle, in which Rajveer is the one suffering from split personality disorder. How his character creates unwanted trouble for the couple Virat-Seerat, is what this film offers for the audiences.
Review: Punjabi film Ishqaa is several notches ahead of the tripe we’ve been subjected to in theatres lately. Atleast the makers had some unique content to offer to the movie buffs. The story of this film can easily be compared to Darr and more such thrillers, but with a Punjabi tadka. The film didn’t really get into finding how Rajvir really managed his mental problems for all these years and neither did his father help him out in this situation.
The script could have been more nuanced; some of the casting could have been better; the final product, for want a better word, could have been ‘more finished.’ After a string of over-hyped and over-budget offerings from Punjabi cinema in the final quarter of 2018, Ishqaa is a welcome antidote, and it will be interesting to see what awaits this powerful film at the box office.
Direction: Nav Bajwa’s direction did have it’s own set of ups and downs but let’s keep ourselves confined to the good factors for now. Nav has smartly played around with shots, he does look good in the film and so does Aman. Atleast the man had a vision for this film and he pretty much managed to thrill us with his offering.