Shooting at Tau Devi Lal stadium, Panchkula, Navaniat Singh shares how he contributes his bit to realise this hope and dream.Navaniat opened his innings with Tera Mera Ki Rishta, went on to direct a superhit Mel Kara Dey Rabba, and is now busy focusing on his third venture Dharti.But changing the concept of vacations from 'in the country' (read Goa, Kerela and apna Himachal) to going abroad, it's the idea of a holiday off shore that got us talking to people about the idea of a perfect getaway.
So, if one gets to visit a different country in almost the same amount, why not bag the deal?
"Ramandeep Kalson from Globe Planners in Sector 22 says, "People are definitely going to destinations like Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Other than that, formalities like visa processing are not too cumbersome." For Malvika and Gagan Lakhanpal, who went for a holiday to Sri Lanka recently, "A country like Sri Lanka is less explored and they are more than keen to develop it into a travel destination, so holiday here is equivalent to going to Cochin or Kanyakumari." Says Manu Sood from Travel Himdarshan in Shimla, "For foreigners as well as Indians, India now is much more than Rajasthan, Goa or Kerala.
I want to see it grow; changing for better," explains Navaniat. "I am trying to change the audiences' perspective with the kind of films that I am making.
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"I assisted Manmohan Singh in various films before I took to direction myself.
This explains why I chose Punjabi cinema and why am I attached to it.
People want to explore the unexplored and go to places that have not lost their natural touch.
Northeast is one hot destination, so is Spiti, Kinnaur and Leh." Ask him what about overseas and he says, "Apart from Malaysia and Singapore, Dubai is a hot destination these days."[email protected] Jasmine Singh Hope is the best thing, probably one of the finest things, and no good thing ever dies.' Almost 15 minutes in conversation with this 30-year-old director Navaniat Singh, who is already three movies old, brings out the Tim Robbins of Shawshank Redemption.
Strangely, this man, calling the shots on the sets of his Punjabi flick Dharti, is planning an escape of a different kind an escape from the clichs that chain the growth of Punjabi cinema.
He hopes that the cinema with which he opened his career, his new chapter of life, walks on the path of transition.