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Punjabi Boys and Girls Ruling Television World


In the late 90s, the dominance of the Punjabi people, especially the dominance of the Kapoor’s in the Bollywood was the talk of the town. But today, the dominance of Punjabi boys and girls on the silver screen is current talk of the town. Take any daily soap and you will find Punjabi actors playing lead role, giving perfect justification to the character. It seems like acting is present in the genes of Punjabi people!
With almost 1.4% of Canada’s total population which is approximately above 4 lakh, Punjabis also dominate a large part of Canada, not only in the matter of population, but also in the matter of culture and language spoken. It is a matter of fact that Punjabi is the second most spoken language in Canada after English. And due to this, there is a dominance of Hindi TV Channels in Canada. Punjabi people love watching Hindi TV serials. When it comes to Punjabi actors, Punjabi people love watching the actors belonging to their birth place on TV screen. It is a tradition in almost all the Punjabi families in Canada to have their dinner and spend some family time together while watching Hindi TV shows. Almost all favorite channels broadcasting daily soap such as Sony, SAB TV, Set MAX, Star Gold, Zee TV and many others are available in Canada through online content providers. YuppTV is one of the biggest providers of Hindi TV channels in Canada.
The trend of Punjabi actors in Hindi TV serials started with “Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi” fame Mona Singh. The show was a huge hit and Mona played the character of a common girl which became so famous, that even in real life Mona had to encounter people calling her Jassi. After this show, a large number of Punjabi actors were casted in lead roles. Some of the most famous Punjabi actors include Karan Singh Grover, the very own Punjabi munda launched in Ekta Kapoor’s “Kitni Mast Hai Ye Zindagi” and having a huge fan following for his role as Dr. Arman Malik in “Dil Mil Gaye” on Star One. Currently he is concentrating on his Bollywood projects but any time he can be back to the telly world. Rannvijay Singh the MTV Roadies winner and host have huge fan following across the world for killer persona. Ronit Roy has proved his acting potential not only on TV screen but he is also a well-known face in Bollywood industry. Audience also love watching Karan Kundra, Karan Wahi, Sargun Mehta, Survi Jyoti and Bharti Singh in their favorite Hindi serials. One of the biggest Punjabi sensations nowadays is Kapil Sharma. Known for his excellent comic timing, Kapil hosts one of the most viewed TV show “Comedy Nights with Kapil” and has a fan following across the globe.
Punjabi Actors have kept on entertaining people since a long time. Whether it might be India or Canada, Punjabi people have always won the heart, wherever they went, and Punjabi boys and girls in television world are no exception to this fact.