Talking to Excelsior, Neelam Phull, the producer, director of the film said that ‘Kuggi Maar Duari’ is the second big screen film in Dogri after the first film ‘Gallaan Hoyian Bitiaan’ that was made some 45 years ago.
He said that ‘Kuggi Maar Duari’, is a cinemascope film that has been granted by "U" certificate by the Regional office of the Censor Board Film Certification, New Delhi, and will be released simultaneously in two major cities. In Jammu it will be screened at Swarn Theatre and in City Light cinema in Udhampur.
The audio CD of the film’s music was launched by Raman Bhalla, Minister for Revenue, at Press Club, here today. The music of film has been composed by Surinder Singh Manhas and singers are Suraj Singh, Deepali Wattal, Julekha Fareed, Jeevan Sharma, Upma Sharma, Marina Jamwal and Surinder Singh Manhas.
Produced under the banner of Shree T Creations, excepting the film’s camera crew which was from Mumbai, all other members of the production team including writer, music director, art director, singers, dancers and actors are from Jammu.
The film is written by Basant Biyogi and lyrics are by Payasa Anjum.
In today’s CD release function, the chief guest, Raman Bhalla, praised the producer, director, for making a film in Dogri and giving a beautiful present to the people of Jammu. While appreciating the lyrical music of the film, he appealed to the Jammuites to watch this colorful and musical film and make it a success.