Eros International, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry is collaborating with Baweja Movies to co-produce the sequel to their 2014 Punjabi super hit 3D animated film, Chaar Sahibzaade. The film titled Chaar Sahibzaade 2 – Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur, directed once again by Harry Baweja, is the story of the legendary larger-than-life superhero, Banda Bahadur.
The first look of the film – a motion poster followed by the poster was unveiled today in Chandigarh with the blessings of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), in the presence of SGPC President,Sardar Avtar Singh ji and Sardar Paramjit Singh ji Khalsa, (ISF) Producer Pammi Baweja and Director Harry Baweja. The motion poster showcases Banda Singh Bahadur and The Chaar Sahibzaade
Commenting on the film, Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd said, “Chaar Sahibzaade was one of its kind 3D animated historical movie India has seen which was widely appreciated and we are happy to have associated with Harry Baweja for Chaar Sahibzaade – Rise of Banda Bahadur. We believe the film is a must watch and will have a wider appeal, beyond Punjabi audiences for its gripping and beautiful story”.
“We were humbled by the reactions to Chaar Sahibzaade where we attempted the unexpected and received an overwhelming response. This appreciation makes us look forward to doing more and still better with a true sequel, pushing the animation to the next level and working with the best in the business. With this partnership with Eros, we aim to reach a wider spectrum of audiences worldwide through their unparalleled marketing and distribution strategy”, added Director Harry Baweja.
Buoyed by the critical acclaim and success of Chaar Sahibzaade, the makers are taking the sequel to the next level with animation by British visual effects and animation company Prime Focus London whose works boasts of Hollywood blockbusters like Tarzan, Captain America 3, Lego Friends, King Arthur, Beauty and the Beast and several more.
Chaar Sahibzaade was the true story of the courage and unimaginable sacrifices of the four Sahibzaade of the Tenth Guru of Sikhs, Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji. The sequel, Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur, takes forward the story of Banda Bahadur, from the pages of Indian history, who fought with great valour, courage and embodied the spiritual warrior qualities that Shri Guru Gobind Singhji conveyed through his teachings.
The film will be released in Punjabi, Hindi and English.