Chankila is a movie that is associated with the Punjabi singer couple Amarjot Kaur and Amar Singh Chamkila. Some armed men on motorcycles assassinated the couple in 1988, along with two members of the band.
Imitiaz Ali is one of the acclaimed Bollywood Filmmaker. He has given some of the biggest hits including Rockstar, Highway, Jab We Met, Tamasha and the recent Love, Aaj, Kal. The famed movie maker is all set for his next directorial initiative, Chamkila. Based on the lives of the popular singer couple Amar Singh Chamkila and Amarjot Kaur, the movie features singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra. While the singer Diljit Dosanjh plays Chamkila in the movie, Parineeti plays the role of his wife Amarjot Kaur.
Parineeti and Diljit gear up for Chamkila
Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra to kick off Imtiaz Ali’s Chamkila on December 11. Although the details are still in the wraps, but the movie is based on the killing of Chamkila, his wife and two other band members. For unversed, Amar Singh Chamkila was a songwriter, musician, and composer. Hailing from Punjab, he became popular with the stage name Chamkila.
Regarded as one of the Punjab’s prominent singers, his songs reflected the real Punjabi Culture. His best-known hits include ‘Takue Te Takua’, and ‘Pehle Lalkare Naal’ among others. Couple were assassinated and brutally gunned down on March 8, 1988. No arrests were made at the time and the case has been unsolved to date.
Diljeet Dosanjh plays Chamkila , A peek into what ‘Babe Bhangra Paunde Ne star is up to’
Diljit Dosanjh was last seen in the Punjabi film Babe Bhangra Paunde Ne. As far his acting is concerned, he last acted in a Hindi Film Good Newwz.
Currently on his music tour in India, which he kick-started in Mumbai on December 9. Meanwhile, Parineeti’s last movie was ‘Uunchai’, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Neena Gupta and Anupam Kher.
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