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Best Punjabi movies on ZEE5

ZEE5 is home to some of the best Punjabi movies such as the award-winning Nanak Shah Fakir, Surkhi Bindi and Marjaney. Check out the list here.

Best Punjabi movies on ZEE5

Posters of a few Punjabi movies. 

Last Updated: 09.37 PM, May 27, 2024


Over the past few decades, there has been a significant rise in the popularity of Punjabi cinema. Punjabi movies are mostly dramas with the right scoop of comedy and good music. The growing popularity of actors such as Diljit Dosanjh and Ammy Virk has also helped Punjabi cinema in finding new audiences.

ZEE5 is home to some of the best Punjabi movies such as the award-winning Nanak Shah Fakir, Surkhi Bindi and Marjaney. So, if you love to watch Punjabi movies, then check out the list of best Punjabi movies on ZEE5 and start your binge-watching sessions today.

Top Punjabi movies on ZEE5

Nanak Shah Fakir


The 2015 film is based on the life and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh guru. Puneet Sikka, Adil Hussain, and Arif Zakaria play the lead roles in the film which is directed by Sartaj Singh Pannu. The film won big at the 63rd National Film Awards as it took home the prizes for Best Feature Film on National Integration, Best Costume Design, and Best Make-Up Artist.

IMDb rating: 8.2/10

Surkhi Bindi

Jagdeep Sidhu directed the 2019 film that featured Nisha Bano, Gurnam Bhullar, Sargun Mehta, and Rupinder Rupi in lead roles. The film received positive reviews upon its theatrical release, with critics and viewers praising the chemistry between Gurnam Bhullar and Sargun Mehta. In Surkhi Bindi, a village girl's dream of moving to Canada is realized when her husband gives her wings with his meagre means but enormous heart.

IMDb rating: 7.6/10


The main cast of the 2021 film, which was directed by Amardeep Singh Gill, included Sippy Gill, Preet Kamal, Ashish Duggal, and Sonpreet Jawanda. Popular actors Kul Sidhu and Preet Bhullar were also a part of Marjaney. The film depicts how Gagandeep and his friends' lives turn upside down when they are pulled into a dangerous world by drug dealers. The cinematography and actors' performances make the film worth your attention.

IMDb rating: 7.6/10


Jatinder Mauhar directed the historical drama film Maurh: Lehndi Rutt Di Nayak, which released in 2023. Ammy Virk, Dev Kharoud, and Vikramjeet Virk appear in the main roles of the film. The movie portrays the lives of Jeon and Kishna Maurh, who stand up against the oppression of the British and zamindars. After the British execute Kishna, Jeona decides to defend his people by taking up arms.  Maurh is a must-watch for anyone looking for an engaging and thought-provoking cinematic experience.

IMDb rating: 7.3/10


The main cast of Mandeep Kumar's comedy thriller Ambarsariya includes Diljit Dosanjh, Monica Gill, Navneet Kaur Dhillon, and Lauren Gottlieb. Jatt Ambarsariya, also known as Diljit Singh, leads two separate lives as both an insurance agent and a RAW agent. He is sent on a mission to protect Punjab's Home Minister from a drug cartel that is planning to kill the minister. It is a beautifully woven story, giving each character due weight.

IMDb rating: 7/10

Saab Bahadar

In the 2017 comedy thriller Saab Bahadar, Ammy Virk, Jaswinder Bhalla, and Rana Ranbir play key roles. The protagonist of the tale is Kuldeep Singh, a police officer who faithfully carries out his duties and enjoys reading mystery novels. His life takes an intriguing turn when he is tasked with looking into the death of a well-known member of their village. Ammy Virk's performance lends weight to the film.

IMDb rating: 7/10

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