10 Best Punjabi Sports Movies [All Time Favorites]

Everyone thinks that Punjabi movies are only based on Comedy, Punjabi action movies, and Romance. There are serval sports movies that have been released worldwide which no one had think about it. These films have been widely appreciated and appreciated by the audience.

If you are a sportsperson or loves to watch movies stories based on sports Gerne then you are right place. We have made a list of Punjabi Sports Movies which you can watch in your free time. Let’s get started without any disturbance.

1. Harjeeta 

Harjeeta
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It is the story of a young man who is trying to make his dream come true by overcoming poverty and a weak family. Interestingly, Pankaj Tripathi also made his acting debut in the Punjabi industry.

Amy Virk as Harjeeta is a sports biopic based on the life of hockey player Harjit Singh, best known for captaining the Indian team in the 2016 Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup, going unbeaten throughout the tournament. Directed by Vijay Kumar Arora, the 2018 film has been appreciated by many.

  • Director- Vijay Kumar Arora
  • Written – Jagdeep Sidhu
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 18 May 2018
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2. Kabaddi Once Again

Kabbadi Once Again
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Don’t get me wrong, this movie has nothing to do with “Kabaddi is a love”. It was directed by Sukhminder Dhanjal. The story revolves around Shingara Singh (Varinder Singh Ghuman). Singh is a village boy whose father has stopped him from playing Kabaddi, a sport he loves.

Singh was later selected to play in England, eventually fulfilling his dream. But his dream was shattered when the reality came to light and he came to know about match-fixing and the use of illegal drugs in the game. Watch the full movie to see if he finally fulfills his dream. Also, Read – Punjabi Comedy Movies.

  • Director- Sukhminder Singh Dhanjal
  • Written – Sukhminder Dhanjal
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 8 June 2012

3. Kirdar-E-Sardar

Kirdar E Sardar
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A 2017 sports film starring Nav Bajwa and Neha Pawar, based on the life of a Punjabi boxer. Directed by Jatinder Singh Jeetu, the film glorifies the true spirit and strength of being a Khalsa. Along with this, the film also throws light on the major issue of drugs in Punjab.

  • Director- Jatinder Singh Jeetu
  • Written – Kudrat Pal
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 29 September 2017

4. Gun and Goal

A sports-drama film directed by Simranjit Singh Hundal, released in April 2015. The film stars actor Sumit Singh Sarao and actress Hrishita Monga. The story is about a successful football player who gets involved in criminal activities and then regrets it. A funny movie that shows a young man going down the wrong path and then trying to get his life back on track.

  • Director- Simranjeet Singh Hundal
  • Written – Surmeet Mavi
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 3 April 2015

5. Yaarana 

Yaarana Punjabi Movie
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Director Ranbir Pushpa’s 2015 film is based on football. The film is based on Bhai Gurdas Group of Institutes, which is proud to be the best sports college in Punjab. It’s a great film about the tension all around and the high competition faced by a college football team. The film stars Gavy Chahal, Geeta Zaildar, Yuvraj Hans and Yuvika Chaudhary.

  • Director- Ranbir Pushup
  • Written – Unknown
  • Produced by Sukhbir Sandhar, Ranjana Kent
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 24 April 2015

6. Rocky Mental

Rcky mental
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This is a debut movie of Punjabi Singer and Actor Parmish Verma in Rocky Mental Movie. Movie story based on a boxer fighter. Rocky wanted to become an international name in the field of boxing, but his fame comes from his fame. And the constant targeted attacks left him nowhere.

But even after all this, he did not give up, he again gathered courage and fought back for what he had lost. In the middle of his career, Rocky also started liking a girl. To know what happens next? Somebody wants to watch a movie.

  • Director- Vikram Thori
  • Written – Vikram Thori, Sanjay Saini
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 19 August 2017

7. Via Kargil

As the name suggests, the film is set in 1999, when the Kargil War was at its peak. Directed by Japinder Kaur Baweja, the film depicts the perspective of an 8-year-old child about the 1999 India-Pakistan World Cup match.

This shows that cricket is such an important and emotional game for Indians that a young child not knowing the world believes that his elder brother will return from Seema if India wins the match.

8. Kabaddi- Ikk Mohabbat

Kabaddi- Ikk Mohabbat
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It is the story of director Gurinder Dimpy’s 2010 film Gurnam Randhawa (Guggu Gill), who pits his team of players against a professional kabaddi team owned by the film’s villain.

  • Director- Gurinder Dimpy
  • Written – Unknown
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 1 October 2010

9. Son Of Manjeet Singh

Son of Manjeet Singh
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Released in 2018, director Vikram Grover seeks to address a common issue among Indian parents who aspire to a mainstream career for a sports-loving child. Not only this, but the movie also depicts the struggle of a father trying to raise two teenagers.

Overall, the film portrays the father-son relationship when love, career, and generation gap become an obstacle. You must watch this movie with your parents.

  • Director- Vikram Grover
  • Written – Unknown
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 12 October 2018 (India)

10. Saade Aale

Sadde Aale Movie

In our list, this is the last movie Saade Aale 3rd movie of Deep Sidhu. The movie is based on the game of Kabaddi. The first preview of the film was released earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival, revealing a lot about the content and quality of the film.

  • Director- Jatinder Mauhar
  • Written – Balwinder Singh Grewal
  • Genre – Sports
  • Release Date – 6 July 2018 (India)

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