Punjab Nahi Jaungi won millions of hearts around the world last year. The film, one with the longest and most successful run in cinemas across the country, has not yet stopped winning accolades globally, and this is just the beginning.
Punjab Nahi Jaungi was being screened at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film Festival in China and now, according to news, the film has won a special jury award at the festival. Mehwish Hayat and Humayun Saeed, the leading duo of Punjab Nahi Jaungi, accepted the award on behalf of the film’s entire team.
“I am proud to share that our film, “Punjab nahi Jaungi” has picked up the special jury award against competition from films from 12 other nations… This is a major honour for our fledgling industry and one that shows that we can compete with the best in the world. Many congratulations to the whole PNJ team on this much deserved accolade ! We are bringing it home ,” wrote Mehwish Hayat on her Instagram.
The SOC Film Festival had five Pakistani movies screened at the event; Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, Punjab Nahi Jaungi, Parchi, Bin Roye and Chalay Thay Saath. The festival ran from June 13 to June 17.