Mumbai: The first teaser of Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra’s film ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ was released by the makers on Tuesday (May 30). Directed by Imtiaz Ali, the film presents an interesting story of popular Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila. It is Diljit’s turbanless look that has created curiosity among cine buffs. The makers have opted for a direct OTT release for their film. ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ will stream on OTT platform Netflix in 2024.
Taking to Instagram, OTT platform Netflix dropped the teaser and wrote, “Jo naam salon se aapke dil aur samaan pe chhaya hai woh ab apke samne aya hai. The untold story of Punjab’s highest selling record artist Amar Singh #Chamkila Watch. Coming soon only on Netflix!
The teaser was launched with a warm welcome at an event by Amar Singh Chamkila. She is being portrayed as a shining star who rules the hearts of her fans. The scene then shifts to Diljit Dosanjh on stage, welcoming the audience with a catchy song playing in the background. The biopic also stars Rahul Mitra in the lead role.
The film presents the untold true story of Amar Singh Chamkila, the original rock star of the Punjabi people, who rose from the shadows of poverty to reach the heights of fame in the 80s due to the sheer power of his music, which led to many successes along the way. had enraged all the people, which eventually led to his assassination at the young age of 27. A top record-selling artist of her time, Chamkila is still considered one of Punjab’s finest live stage performers. Soon after the makers unveiled the teaser, fans flooded the comments section with red hearts and fire emotions.
Speaking about the film, director Imtiaz Ali said, “It has been a unique journey for me to make ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ on the life of popular music star Janata. I couldn’t have asked for a better cast than Diljit Dosanjh. And Parineeti. Chopra will play a role in the film, especially since it involves some live singing. The film follows the insane popularity of Chamkila’s daring songs, which the society can neither ignore nor swallow. “Having Netflix as a partner, I am humbled by our story. Not just in India but for millions of viewers around the world.”
Actor Diljit Dosanjh said, “Playing the character of Amar Singh Chamkila has been the most challenging experience of my life, and I am thrilled to be back with another exciting story on Netflix. It is a pleasure to work with Parineeti and the entire team. “Who has worked so hard to bring this beautiful story to life. It was a meditative experience to be able to sing Rahman Sir’s exemplary music and I hope I have managed to do justice to his vision. Thanks Imtiaz Bhaji for believing. I took this role.”
Actress Parineeti Chopra added, “It is an honor to play Amarjot, Chamkila’s singing partner and wife in this wonderful film and I am truly grateful to Imtiaz sir for this opportunity. Sharing the screen with Diljit has been a very happy experience. For me, singing is a passion and it has been a long time dream to work with the great AR Rahman. With the global platform of Netflix, I am confident that our film will touch hearts far and wide. Chamkila’s inspiring story will resonate with fans around the world.”