Punjabi movie ” Harjeeta” won 66th National Film Award for Best Punjabi Film. “Harjeeta” a film based on the biopic of Harjeet Singh Tuli, the Indian hockey international champion who worked really hard to reach his goal was released on 18 th May 2018. The film was directed by talented director Vijay Kumar Arora.
The award ceremony held today at Vigyan Sabha Delhi. The awardceremony was guested by Hon. Vice President of India Venkaiah Nadu who presented the award to the producer of Harjeeta, Munish Sahni. Munish Sahni was present at the occasion along with director of the film Vijay Kumar Arora who too was facilitated with an award titled Rajat Kamal.
The first ever Punjabi film which received this award was “Chaudhary Karnail Singh” in 1962. Released in 2018, Harjeeta was an inspiring film which boosted many youngsters of Punjab towards sports. Holding so many positive facts, the film today received the best film award in the ceremony of National Film Awards 2019. The moment had occurred after four years when earlier Diljit Dosanjh’s Punjab 1984 won this title and everyone related to the industry is celebrating it proudly.