If Gujarat is to be believed from the picturization of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movies, Gujaratis are the most colorful, romantically passionate and amusingly loud community in the country. Recently and on cinematic exposure, ‘Goliyo ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’ gave the best twist to Gujarati influence with the rawness of interiors of Gujarat, the Gujarati music, Gujarati culture and the definitely the dance on ‘Nagada sang dhol’ and ‘Tattad tattad’.

Gujarati cinema, normally referred to as Dhollywood or Gollywood, has observed a major evolution in the contemporary context. Nowadays, it isn’t easy to get tickets for the Gujarati films which now have devoted followers who wait for the new releases. The economics, concept, subject-matter and trend of Gujarati cinema has changed so much that they have a popularity as much as the mainstream cinema.

Highly renowned movies like Chhello Divas, Kevi Rite Jaish, Bey Yaar, Gujjubhai the Great, Paaghadi, Premji Rise of a Warrior, Bas Ek Chance, Aa Teh Kevi Duniya, Canvas, Deshbook, Patel Ni Patlani Ane Thakor Ni Khandaani, Damini – Ek Prem Pariksha, The Good Road and Romance Complicated have changed the way Gujarati cinema has been accepted by the multiplex going audience. The young directors, urban subjects, discrete cast and production standards have led to a radical change and rise in the contemporary Gujarati cinema.

Upcoming Gujarati movies like Fillam, Polam Pol, Vitamin She and 3 DOBA – Three Mistakes of God in 2016 are highly waited for.

Polam Pol

It is a rib-tickling comedy about two youngsters, Jimmit Trivedi and Ojas Rawal, who are aspiring to make it big in the entertainment industry. The plot of the movie gets a crazy twist when the two men get a chance to make a movie.

Polam Pol Release Date : February 12, 2016
Starring : Jimmit Trivedi, Ojas Rawal, Jinal Belanil, Prem Gadhavi, Jayesh More, Sunil Vishrani and Sanat Vyas
Directed by : Tejas Padia, earlier directed ‘Aa Teh Kevi Duniya’

On glorification, Mallika Sarabhai, Naseeruddin Shah and Sanjeev Kumar have also worked in Gujarati Films. We have been associated with Gujarati cinema in the past through Gujarati movies Gujjubhai the Great, Premji Rise of a Warrior, Chhello Divas, Romance Complicated and contemporary Hindi movie ‘Manjhi’.

Follow the upcoming movie, Polam Pol at Polam Pol – Movie Release.

With Armed Forces background, Aarohi has been a passionate traveller and writer, instinctively. With formal education and work experience in physiotherapy, hospital management and public administration, she chose to write professionally with All Events in City. Her interests are travel shows, philosophical mockery, watching art movies and following comic strips from Zen Pencils. She is a freelance writer, travel blogger and loves interviewing people on Twitter through our #HappeningCity series.

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