|Occupation Writer, Director|
Years active 2004-present
|Name Dheeraj Rattan|
|Movies Best of Luck, Saadi Love Story, Ishq Garaari, Jatt & Juliet, Sardaar Ji|
Similar People Gunbir Singh Sidhu, Neetu Singh, Manmord Sidhu, Rohit Jugraj Chauhan, Rana Ranbir
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Dheeraj Rattan is an Indian writer and director, best known for his work in the movies Jatt & Juliet, Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 and Singh vs Kaur, among several other blockbusters from the Punjabi film industry. He is credited with being one of the talents who played a key role in taking Punjabi cinema to greater heights in the past decade. He is a leading, sought-after writer and director, widely appreciated and recognized for bringing a different style of storytelling to Punjabi cinema with stories that are rooted in cultural values and yet modern in their approach and treatment, bringing to light several hugely successful youth-oriented films in the past few years.
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After a stint as an Assistant Director in Bollywood in 2007, Rattan established his career as a screenplay and story writer with the films Mumbai Salsa and Haal-e-Dil. Between 2008 and 2011, he worked with Vikram Bhatt on three successive movies in the horror, mystery and thriller genres, namely 1920, Shaapit and Phhir. He simultaneously made his screenplay and dialogue writing debut in the Punjabi film industry with the movie Mel Karade Rabba, starring Jimmy Shergill, Gippy Grewal and Neeru Bajwa, which went on to become the biggest Punjabi hit of that time, with the highest opening day, weekend and week collections for any Punjabi film at the time of its release. It collected Rs 1.95 cr in Punjab alone in its opening week. Since then, Rattan has written several critically acclaimed and commercially successful blockbusters in Punjabi cinema, including Jatt & Juliet 1 & 2, Best of Luck and Romeo Ranjha. In addition to writing their scripts, with the films Saadi Love Story and Ishq Garaari, he also made his directorial debut, which was widely received with appreciation and positive responses from critics and masses alike. His film Shareek, released in October 2015, is a hit family drama directed by Navaniat Singh, starring Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill and Guggu Gill, produced under the banner of Ohri Productions and Green Planet Productions. His last release Ambarsariya, starring Diljit Dosanjh and Lauren Gottlieb was a blockbuster hit in India and abroad.
His 2016 releases Sardaar Ji 2 starring Diljit Dosanjh and Sonam Bajwa, and Kaptaan starring Gippy Grewal and Monica Gill, were eagerly awaited.