NewZNew (Chandigarh) : ‘Gumnaam – The Stranger’, a motivational short film written & directed by M. Hundal (Manjinder), was launched today by celebrity Punjabi Singer Sharry Mann at an event organized at Fun Cinemas, FR Mall, Manimajra, Chandigarh. A creative cut out of the movie was presented in front of the media to signal the launch of ‘Gumnaam-The Stranger.’
Also present along-with Sharry Mann on the occasion were the film’s Director M Hundal & Unisys Infosolution’s Simranjeet Singh & Prominent Singer Satwinder Bugga. The film which is of 27 minutes duration is a joint production of Unisys-Saga Music & M Hundal Productions. The launch of the film also announces the entry of Unisys Infosolutions- a 360 degree film production & digital technology company into the Short Film platform.
“I congratulate the team of M Hundal and Unisys Infosolutions – Saga Music to have brought this very well made film centre-stage. This effort will certainly give a push to short film industry in the region as the same has not really picked up in Punjab particularly. A new trend can be witnessed and this is a good start.”
Gumnaam-The Stranger has been written & directed by M Hundal and the main character artistes of the film are Jagjeet Sandhu, Pradeep Singh, Kulwant Gill, Gonni Saggu & Saleem. The Background Music score’s song has been sung by Raspy B. The language of the film is a mix of Hindi and Punjabi.
The story revolves around 2 characters who have lost their individual identities. One is an engineer and the other a beggar. The film is one of triumph over one’s fears and motivates the viewer to always be positive in life. “My film shows how just one human can teach us lessons to see this world in a broader way, that no work is small or big. In life too we come across many people who teach us life’s biggest lessons and help us to achieve goals that were meant to be attained, but somewhere down the line, due to life’s struggles & difficulties, one can lose sight of these.” Said M Hundal.
GUMNAAM – The Stranger, in a short span gives a very pertinent message –if you lack social interaction, you are nothing but a dead soul.
“We plan to produce or procure and launch another short film very soon. After which this will be made a regular affair and we will release short films at quick intervals. We do not want short films to get pushed by the wayside due to lack of financial & marketing back up. We want such cinema to come to the fore so that it gives a fillip to young Directors and Producers, who want to create such films.” Said Simranjeet Singh from Unisys Infosolutions.
It is noteworthy that Unisys Infosolutions-Saga Music which is a keen player not just in its core area of digital distribution of content but also a quality maker of Punjabi Films on a turnkey basis. The company has come into the forefront to regularly help launch short films & then market then Digitally on a worldwide platform.
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