British Asian model and entrepreneur Deana Uppal from the West Midlands is set for her debut in Punjabi film with ‘Hard Kaur’ which is releasing worldwide on 15th December 2017.
Deana Uppal is known to be one of the top-notch models in the industry. She was Miss India-UK, Big Brother Finalist in the UK and also was a strong contestant on reality show “Khatron Ke Khiladi”. She also recently ventured into direction with a music video called “Main Kossa Rabb Nu”.
Deana marks her Punjabi debut with a powerful role. The actress with a classical Indian beauty plays the role of Sirat Kaur, a simple, sweet and shy school teacher who gets harassed by men because of her beauty. As seen in the trailer, Deana’s subtle but expressive acting stands out and immediately makes the audience connect with her. Her eyes tell a story without saying a word.
‘Hard Kaur’ is the first female-orientated Punjabi movie. It is based on the harassment of females in Punjab and portrays the difficulties women face in the Indian state. Alongside Deana, the film also has the award-winning veteran actress Nirmal Rishi in a leading role.
Director Ajit Rampal commented, “Punjab is one of the greatest states that created the most Women Warriors ever. Today it is fading its vibrant grip from its courageous bygones. As our bit to better the “life of our women” we are attempting to make their bravery a regular part of our day to day life. This Punjabi film features “5 Sikhnis” from 5 Different cities of Punjab who go through agony; but come together to fight the hardships by uniting, titled as “HARD-KAUR”.