‘Jogi’ featuring Diljit Doshanjh is all set to hit the big screens on 16th September 2022

The film ‘Jogi’ that was shot during the first wave of Covid 19 finally got it’s release date. 

Punjabi Singer and Actor Diljit Dosanjh unravels about his next project to be with Ali Abbas Zafar featuring on Netflix. The film that was shot during the first wave of Covid 19 finally got it’s release date.

Few of the statements regarding the film by the actor himself inform the title of the film Jogi is the name of the protagonist of the film which is being performed by Diljit himself as a lead character.


The Hindi film has its setting in Delhi and narrates a story of resilient friendship and bravery in the times of adversity and hostility. It’s a portrayal of thrilling,  emotional journey of the fighting spirit of three unified friends.

‘Jogi’ will hit the screen only on Netflix in over 190 countries on September 16, 2022.

Dosanjh is glad that the film will open in the OTT space. “It’s such a right move. Coming on an OTT platform will widen the reach of the story, and that has been the reason for me to do this project” he says.

Diljit affirms that the relevance of the film is still vivid in the contemporary time and will thus be impactful and impressive. He shares the film is very close to him as it encompasses his emotions and personal affairs.
“The year of my birth is 1984 as well. I have grown up hearing about real life experiences and stories about the riots and the era. In fact, I had even made a Punjabi film, Punjab 1984, sometime back, which won a National Film Award as well. So, the subject is really important for me, and Ali sir has picked the right story,” Dosanjh said.

“Playing the role of Jogi has been one of the most fulfilling experiences and I am excited for my digital debut on Netflix. The entire team has worked really hard to bring to life this beautiful story and I want to thank Ali and Himanshu for trusting me with this role. I am looking forward to audiences watching our film and showing their love.” Diljit added.

Commenting on the film Director and producer Ali Abbas Zafar said “Jogi is a very special film to me and who better than Diljit to helm the role of ‘Jogi’! It’s about hope, brotherhood and courage in the times of adversity and is a story of how tough times very often unite different people. I am extremely humbled that our story will reach millions of viewers not only in India but across the globe via Netflix.”

Producer Himanshu Mehra says, “When Ali took me through his take on the script I knew this had to be told. The text of Jogi is a simple yet bold story that is sure to strike an emotional chord with the viewers. Thankfully, the stars have aligned for our story to be out there and what better service than Netflix to showcase it to viewers across the globe.”

Monika Shergill, VP-Content, Netflix India, said, “Jogi is a powerful story of hope, love and friendship brought to life by the talented Ali Abbas Zafar and Himanshu Kishan Mehra. We are keen to share this moving drama with the world, led by the much loved Diljit Dosanjh in a new avatar. With strong performances, true to life portrayals and soulful music by Diljit, the film will be an incredible emotional journey for all audiences.”

Other names who has contributed to ‘Jogi’ includes Kumud Mishra, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Hiten Tejwani and Amyra Dastur,