Gippy Grewal will play the role of Bhai Jiwan Singh Ji in the new film called “Bhai Jaita”. The film’s shooting will begin in in April of this year and will star other major actors in various roles.
An organization of ‘Bhai Jaita Guru Ka Beta’ has endorsed the film and found it to be important to spreading awareness of the incredible history of Bhai Jaita. The film’s poster has received a strong response on social media with most people supporting the film.
Who was Bhai Jiwan Singh ?
Bhai Jivan Singh (13 December 1649 – 22 December, 1705) was the name given to Bhai Jaita after he had received the rites of initiation at the hands of Guru Gobind Singh on the day – 14 April, 1699 when the Khalsa was inaugurated. He was a Sikh from Patna, India who had belonged to the Majhabi (scavenger) caste.
He received initiation into Khalsa panth from Guru Gobind Singh who had previously given him the special honour by addressing him as “Ranghareta Guru Ka Beta” (“the young man of the Ranghar caste is the Guru’s own son”). The Ranghar caste was a caste created for those born of a union between a Hindu and a Muslim. Both the children and their descendants were considered outcasts by the Hindus.
It was Bhai Jaita who had risked his life to recover and return the severed head of Guru Tegh Bahadur to the Guru for cremation. He became famous when he cut the head of his own father (bhai sada nand) and remaining body was buried under the home where all family residing and placed on where ninth guru of sikhs Guru Teg Bahadur sahib ji, and then he rescued the severed head of ninth guru of the sikhs Guru teg bahadur sahib ji who has been executed in the dilhi on the order of Aurangzeb .
He succeeded in evading the guards and escaping with the severed head of the ninth Guru to Anandpur where he was received with much honour by Guru Gobind Singh. others were able to secure and cremate the Guru’s body, though it took burning down their own home to accomplish this.