Overnights: ‘Sardaar Ji’ breaks PTC Punjabi UK record

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor

'Sardaar Ji' on PTC Punjabi
‘Sardaar Ji’ on PTC Punjabi

The blockbuster Punjabi movie ‘Sardaar Ji’ has broken PTC Punjabi UK ratings records by delivering the biggest ever audience for the channel.

The film starring superstar, Diljit Dosanjh Mandy Takhar and Neeru Bajwa, aired twice yesterday on PTC Punjabi. The afternoon broadcast could only manage 1,000 viewers, while the evening premiere at 20:00 registered a huge 54,900 viewers – peaking at 90,000 viewers. The film beat all movie outings on rival channels last night.

‘Sardaar Ji’ released at cinemas in May this year and proved a runaway box office hit. Its outing on television has now proved the same.

Other films on rival networks included, ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ on &TV HD at 15:50 attracting 29,400 viewers. Earlier on the channel, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’ at 12:00 pulled in 13,800 viewers.

On Star Gold, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ at 20:00 delivered 10,400 viewers, followed by ‘Paa’ at 17:05 with 2,900 viewers.

On SAB TV, ‘Dhoom 3’ raked in 10,600 viewers at 20:00, followed by ‘Laaga Chunari Mein Daag’ at 16:00 with 6,400 viewers and ‘Satte Pe Satta’ at 13:00 with 5,300 viewers.

On DM Global, ‘Kick’ starring Salman Khan notched up 3,600 viewers at 21:30, followed by ‘Mohabbatein’ at 14:15 with 1,000 viewers.

On Rishtey, ‘Salaam-e-Ishq’ at 15:30 attracted 11,600 viewers.

On Zing, ‘Raja’ at 20:30 could only muster in 1,700 viewers.

Full programme ratings for Sunday can be found here.

Above data is an overnight rating supplied by Attentional ��� and may change slightly after consolidated figures become available in seven days from BARB.

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