Diljit Dosanjh gets emotional, sheds tears at Amar Singh Chamkila trailer launch

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New Delhi: March 2024 has undoubtedly been the month of Diljit Dosanjh. From delivering an entertaining performance at Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s pre-wedding bash to igniting the stage with Ed Sheeran, in the past few days we saw the 50-year-old Punjabi singer winning the hearts of fans and reaching unparalleled fame.

On Thursday (March 29, 2024), he garnered immense praise and love from director Imtiaz Ali for his acting in Amar Singh Chamkila. Upon receiving words of appreciation from the 52-year-old filmmaker, Diljit was seen getting emotional and shedding tears of joy. Have a look:

Amar Singh Chamkila release date

The biographical drama film will be on Netflix on April 12, 2024. In the upcoming movie, Diljit plays the titular role and brings the controversial life of blockbuster Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila to the world of OTT. The flick also features actress Parineeti Chopra as his wife Amarjot Kaur.

Lauding Diljit’s performance in Amar Singh Chamkila, Imtiaz stated that he was extremely happy to welcome this freshness into his life. “He has achieved a lot but I can bet on it, this is just the beginning. Wherever he will go, we will go with him,” he added.

Who was Amar Singh Chamkila?

The legendary singer is often referred to as Punjab’s original rockstar. He rose to immense fame in the 1980s for his bold and provocative lyrics. His songs addressed social issues and taboos. Chamkila’s unique style blended traditional Punjabi folk music with contemporary themes. He was killed by unknown gunmen with his singer-wife Amarjot in 1988.

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