Daru, Kudiyan, Bandookan, Gadiyan…is that all Pollywood is about?


The Cannes Festival named until 2002 as the International Film Festival and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.

The Cannes Festival 2018 happened recently May 11, where Indian artists were seem including Bollywood and Pollywood. With over 19 years of a singing career, Daler Mehndi become another shine add on to the Cannes Film Festival.

Daler Mehndi is seen singing titles of ‘Soorma’, ‘Shaad Ali’, ‘Harjeeta’, ‘Subedar Joginder Singh’, ‘Happy Bhaag Jayegi Returns’ and ‘Sui Dhaga’ in 2018.

“Modern singers are exploiting lyrics to portray an image of Punjab that is false. Daru, kudiyan, bandookan, gadiyan…is that all Punjab is about?” said Mehndi.

He said the modern punjabi singers are copycats, he stated, “We have a generation of copycats now, busy sending out images of being cool dudes, wearing fake imitations of brands, being high on drugs, and gathering fake online views.”