Netflix has unveiled an exciting teaser for its upcoming film, Amar Singh Chamkila, directed by the acclaimed filmmaker Imtiaz Ali. The movie features the dynamic duo of Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra in lead roles, with music composed by the maestro AR Rahman.
Amar Singh Chamkila chronicles the untold true story of Punjab’s original rockstar, who rose from poverty to become a sensation in the 80s through his powerful music. However, his popularity and daring songs angered many, leading to his tragic assassination at the young age of 27. Chamkila, known as one of Punjab’s best live-stage performers, remains a legend even today.
With AR Rahman at the helm of the film’s music, audiences can expect the magic of a Rahman-Imtiaz collaboration once again. What’s more, both Diljit and Parineeti have lent their melodious voices to some of the songs, adding an extra layer of authenticity to their performances.
Imtiaz Ali, the director of Amar Singh Chamkila, expressed his excitement about bringing this unique story to life. He praised Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra for their immense talent, especially since the film involves live singing. Imtiaz Ali also acknowledged the significance of Netflix as a partner, as it allows the story to reach millions of viewers not only in India but across the globe.
Ruchikaa Kapoor Sheikh, Director of Original Films at Netflix India, emphasized the significance of Amar Singh Chamkila for the streaming platform. She expressed her confidence in the film’s ability to captivate both local and international audiences, thanks to its compelling storyline and the enigmatic performances of Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra. Furthermore, the music composed by AR Rahman adds to the film’s irresistible charm.
Watch out the teaser here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wi54zci9zfw
Diljit Dosanjh, who plays the titular role of Amar Singh Chamkila, described the experience as one of the most challenging of his career. He expressed his gratitude for returning to Netflix with another exciting project and praised the entire team for their dedication in bringing this beautiful story to life. Diljit also shared his joy in singing Rahman’s exemplary music, hoping to do justice to the maestro’s vision.
Parineeti Chopra, who portrays Amarjot, Chamkila’s singing partner and wife, expressed her privilege in being part of this incredible film. She thanked Imtiaz Ali for the opportunity and expressed her enriching experience of working alongside Diljit Dosanjh. Parineeti, who has a passion for singing, also fulfilled her long-awaited dream of collaborating with the legendary AR Rahman. With Netflix’s global platform, she believes the film will touch the hearts of audiences worldwide, allowing Chamkila’s inspiring tale to resonate far and wide.
Produced by Mohit Choudhary, Select Media Holdings LLP, Saregama, and Reliance Entertainment, Amar Singh Chamkila promises to be a must-watch film that combines powerful storytelling, stellar performances, and soul-stirring music.