Khauf – The Hand is an upcoming first 3D Punjabi horror film starring Jimmy Sharma, Gauri Singh, Aman Singh and Kavita Arora among others. The film has been directed by Karan Singh Maan, while Japial Trehanis the producer of the film. The film ‘s shooting took place in Amritsar, Himachal Pradesh and the final sequence is to be shot in Canada. The film will be dubbed in Hindi and Marathi too.
Punjabi film industry has taken a leap into the rising 3D film industry with the launch of the first 3D Punjabi horror film ‘Khauf-The Hand’. With the usual horror masala in place, the film is special say the producers. “The film will be a first in many ways. One, it’s the first ever Punjabi film being shot in 3D and second, it’s the first Punjabi film on the theme of horror,” says Jaipal Trehan, the film’s producer along with Aman Singh, who conceptualised the movie two years back.
“With the rising popularity of Punjabi films, we wanted to bring in something new for the audiences. Looking at the changed mindset and tastes of the audiences, something different meant something never done before. So the idea of Khauf was born,” says Jaipal. The film promises to spook the every bit out of the audiences with its out-an-out mysterious and scary elements. “Since the genre of horror movies has not yet been explored in Punjabi entertainment industry, we are happy to have no competition as of yet,” adds Jaipal.
Being made with Rs 3 crore budget, main leads are Jimmy Sharma and Gauri Singh. It also has Aman Singh playing the second lead opposite actor Kavita Arora and has known faces like Arvinder Bhatti and Chandan Prabhakar. The film will be shot in and around Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Canada. The technology is the highlight.
“The film is very special for various reasons,” says the lead actor Jimmy Sharma. “When I was first approached for the film, I wasn’t convinced. But the producers brought in the best technicians and specialists from down south for the production and had the best crew possible for the movie,” he adds. Jimmy is also awaiting the release of his other movie, Chardi Kalan Punjab Di. .
Film: Khauf – The Hand
Starring: Jimmy Sharma, Gauri Singh, Aman Singh, Kavita Arora, Arvinder Bhatti and Chandan Prabhakar
Director: karan singh maan
Producer: Jaipal Trehan
Singers: Mika, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shaan, Kamal Khan among others
Locations – Amritsar, Gurdaspur H.P., Canada
To quote Jaipal Trehan, “The film will be a first in many ways. One, it’s the first ever Punjabi film being shot in 3D and second, it’s the first Punjabi film on the theme of horror.”