Pawan Malhotra to make debut in Punjabi cinema

Mumbai: Actor Pawan Malhotra will make his debut in the Punjabi film world with a movie titled `1984 Punjab`.

Pawan is best remembered for his portrayal of Tiger Memon in `Black Friday`, Kareena Kapoor`s uncle in `Jab We Met` and as Narang in Shah Rukh Khan starrer `Don`.

He was last seen as a coach in Farhan Akhtar starrer `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag`.

"I am going to do my first Punjabi film and I am very excited about it. I am playing a cop in the film. It is a full fledged role," Pawan told reporters.

`1984 Punjab` is directed by Anurag Singh, who had made `Dil Bole Haddipa`. He has also directed two hit Punjabi films `Jatt and Juliet` and its part two.

"The film is about a mother looking for his son. The 1984 Punjab riots forms the backdrop of the film," Pawan said.

The actor will begin shooting for the film in September.


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