‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ stars Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra in the lead role. The film will premiere on Netflix.
Amar Singh Chamkila Biopic: Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra starring ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ has been making headlines since its announcement as the actors will team up with filmmaker Imtiaz Ali for the first time. The movie is set to premiere on Netflix and its first look is finally out after a long wait.
Sharing the first look, Netflix India wrote: “Jo naam saalon se aapke dil aur dimaag pe chaaya hai woh ab aapke saamne aaya hai. Check out the untold story of Punjab’s best-selling artist Amar Singh #Chamkila, coming soon! Only on Netflix!”
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Amar Singh Chamkila Release Date:
‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ will premiere on Netflix in 2024.
Speaking about working with Parineeti Chopra and Diljit Dosanjh, director Imtiaz Ali said: “Making Amar Singh Chamkila about the life of the iconic music star of the masses has been a unique journey for me. I couldn’t have asked for better actors than the immensely talented Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra to act in this film, especially since it includes some live singing.The film follows the crazy popularity of Chamkila’s daring songs that society could neither ignore nor swallow.Having Netflix as a partner, I I am honored to take our story to millions of viewers not only in India but across the world.”
Whereas, Diljit Dosanjh, who will be playing the lead role, said, “Playing Amar Singh Chamkila has been one of the most challenging experiences of my life and I am delighted to return to Netflix with another exciting story. It has been a pleasure to work with. to Parineeti and all the team who have worked so hard to bring this beautiful story to life. Being able to sing Rahman Sir’s exemplary music was a meditative experience and I hope I was able to do justice to his vision. Thank you Imtiaz for believing in me for this role “.
Added Parineeti Chopra, “It is a privilege to play Amarjot, Chamkila’s wife and singing partner in this amazing film and I am truly grateful to Mr. Imtiaz for this opportunity. Screen sharing with Diljit has been an immensely enriching experience. For me singing is a passion and collaborating with the legendary AR Rahman has been a long awaited dream. With Netflix’s global platform, I believe our film will touch hearts far and wide, allowing Chamkila’s inspiring story to resonate with fans around the world.”
Directed by Imtiaz Ali, the film is produced by Mohit Choudhary, Select Media Holdings LLP, Saregama and Reliance Entertainment and will premiere on Netflix.