Who is Amar Singh Chamkila: Diljit Dosanjh to play this singer in Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming film

Amar Singh Chamkila was one the legendary singers and musicians in the Punjabi film industry.

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Actor and singer Diljit Dosanjh is all set to delight his fans with an upcoming film directed by Imtiaz Ali. Diljit Dosanjh will be donning up character of famous singer Amar Singh Chamkila in the upcoming biopic. In addition, the movie also stars Parineeti Chopra as Chamkila's wife Amarjot Kaur.

Recently, Diljit Dosanjh’s pictures as Amar Singh Chamkila went viral on social media and fans are going crazy about it. Diljit Dosanjh can be seen making every effort to precisely imitate Chamkila's personality. Fans just can’t wait the actor to drop first trailer, and release date of the upcoming biopic.

Who was Amar Singh Chamkila?

Amar Singh Chamkila was one the legendary singers and musicians in the Punjabi film industry. He was regarded as one of the best live performers and has been extremely popular with the village audience. Various times his bookings outnumbered the number of days in a month. Amar Singh Chamkila mainly wrote controversial songs on about extra-marital relationships, drinking, drug use, and the hot tempers of Punjabi men. He gained a controversial reputation with his detractors regarding his music obscene, and his supporters regarding it a truthful commentary on Punjabi culture and society.

Both Chamkila and Amarjot were killed on 8th March 1988. Reportedly, a gang of motorcyclists fired several rounds on the couple leading to their death. However, no arrests were ever made with connection to the shooting and the case was never solved. The reson behind assassination is still a mystery. Allegedly, Amar Singh Chamkila’s murder was arranged by other artists due to his immense popularity. While some other stated that During the 1980s Khalistan movement, militants found Chamkila's lyrics objectionable and therefore arranged for his murder.

Fans are eagerly waiting to see Diljit Dosanjh stepping into the shoes of Amar Singh Chamkila and collaborating with Imtiaz Ali.