Navalpreet Rangi is known for his documentary works. His latest documentary “Guru Nanak” highlights some interesting takes culled from Gurbani and research works carried out by Turkish scholars. His latest work on “Guru Nanak” is based on new research on Guru Nanak’s Gurbani. Narinder will be taking the documentary to Sikh Lens Festival to be held in New York, Spinning Wheel Film Festival, Torontto on Saturday, August 20 2011 at 08:00 PM. The venue for the screening and Anglo-Sikh Heritage Festival, UK.of documentary “Guru Nanak” is Gurudwara Sikh Centre 99 Glidden Rd.
Navalpreet Rangi, who has 11 documentaries to his credit already, says “People perceive documentaries as digging the past, I highlight the person and the situation in yesteryear and present-day context.” For the new documentary Guru Nanak, Navalpreet had to visit Turkey. To quote the Artist “I found traces of extensive research done on Guru Nanak in Istanbul. I have included the traveling maps and stories shared by people. I have been able to make this documentary with assistance of Sikh scholars, Janamsakhis and consulted various books over a period of three years.”
After Guru Nanak, Navalpreet Rangi is working on the subject of Kartar Singh Sarabha. According to the Artist Documentary makers suffer a lot. Raising sufficient funds in the major problem., followed by its marketing. Viewers according to Navalpreet Rangi don’t show much interest in Punjabi Documentaries. He says, “I want to make documentaries based on Punjab.. We have a rich heritage, a strong history that needs to be show cased, and documentaries is one of the ways of doing it. The idea is to find more viewership. If I make serious stuff, the chances of it going down well with the viewers might not be possible.”
Navalpreet Rangi is making continuous effort to provide Punjabis in the world such documentaries and he will keep on doing so. Punjabiporta.com wishes Navalpreet Rangi luck for his endless efforts.