‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ cast, crew and musicget massive praise from Bollywood celebrities


Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra and singer Diljit Dosanjh with music director AR Rahman of 'Amar Singh Chamkila' in Mumbai (ANI)  

Helmed by Imtiaz Ali, ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ presents the untold true story of Punjab’s original rockstar of the masses who was killed at the young age of 27

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‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ is making waves on Netflix and getting massive praise from the industry. ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ is streaming on Netflix starting April 12.

Helmed by Imtiaz Ali, ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ presents the untold true story of Punjab’s original rockstar of the masses, who emerged from the shadows of poverty and rose to the heights of popularity in the 80s due to the sheer power of his music, angering many along the way, which led to his assassination at the young age of 27.

Diljit Dosanjh portrays ‘Chamkila,’ the top-selling artist of his era, who rose from poverty to immense fame in the 1980s through his powerful music. Parineeti essays the role of Amar Singh Chamkila’s wife, Amarjot Kaur.

Kareena Kapoor Khan gave a shout-out to her ‘Crew’ co-star Diljit Dosanjh for his performance in ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ and called it ‘Divine’. Sharing the collage of Diljit and Parineeti’s scenes from the film on her Instagram stories, Kareena wrote, ‘Divine’.

Not only Kareena but her brother-in-law and actor Kunal Kemmu lauded ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ team. Sharing the poster on his Instagram stories, Kunal penned a long message, “Uff!!! What a film. @imtiazaliofficial thank you for making this one exactly the way you did. It lingers within long after you have watched it.”

Kunal ended note by saying, “The entire team of chamkila Take a bow you guys should be so proud of this one.”

Actor Jashn Kohli, who played a pivotal role in ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’, has created memories for life on the sets of Imtiaz Ali’s latest directorial. From bonding with Diljit Dosanjh over fitness to gorging on scrumptious “gud wale paranthe” with Parineeti Chopra and Imtiaz Ali, Jashn opened up about some off-screen ‘Chamkile’ memorable moments in an interview.

“Diljit paaji is a focused person. As I am a fitness freak, he would keep asking me about what food I was having. One day he even asked me to bring my suitcase from the room to show him what healthy things were there in my bag. Paaji and I bonded over fitness for sure. He is really conscious about his health,” Jashn said.

Jashn also talked about Diljit’s love for meditation. “He is so disciplined and focussed. Jab shoot nahin ho raha hota tha toh woh aankhein band karke meditative state mein rehte the,” he added. While speaking of his co-star Parineeti Chopra, Jashn was all praise for her.

“She (Parineeti) is full of life. We used to do jamming together… She had to gain weight for the film… so we would sit together and gorge on paranthes. Imtiaz Ali Sir loved feeding ‘gud wale paranthe’ to the team. I cherish all those moments,” an elated Jashn recalled.

Jashn was seen as Parineeti’s brother Pappu in ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’.

Actor Ananya Panday recently joined other celebs to laud the newly released film ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ starring Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra. Posting a movie poster on her Instagram Stories on Wednesday, the ‘Kho Gaye Hum Kahan’ actress wrote, “BEAUTY!!!!!!” with a heart hands emoji. She even featured the song ‘Ishq Mitaye’ from the album as background audio in her story.

Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra, Triptii Dimri, and others are showing their appreciation for Imtiaz Ali’s latest film, ‘Amar Singh Chamkila.’ Priyanka took to her Instagram Stories on Sunday to praise the film and its cast. She posted a film poster rating on her feed and congratulated Imtiaz Ali, Diljit, Parineeti (whom she affectionately calls Tisha), and the team, saying it looks impressive. She wrote, “Congratulations Imtiaz sir, Diljit, Tisha and the team. Looks so good (sic).”

Meanwhile, Parineeti Chopra sang a Punjabi track from her recent release ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ in a new video on social media. Taking to Instagram, Parineeti treated fans with a new video along with yet another note for her fans.

Along with the video, she wrote, “We knew this story was special, but the response “Chamkila and Amarjot” have received is beyond what any of us expected. Your love has left us all speechless! While we can’t ever repay the love you have given us, here’s a little something from me, a song I loved singing, and a song YOU have shown so much love for! #Amarjot #Chamkila.”

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