Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Amar Singh Chamkila’ Premieres April 12 on Netflix

Starring Diljit Dosanjh and Amar Singh Chamkila, the film is slated to release on OTT on Netflix on April 12.

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Imtiaz Ali's highly anticipated film, Amar Singh Chamkila, is set to premiere on Netflix on April 12, promising viewers a captivating cinematic experience. Starring Diljit Dosanjh in the titular role of the legendary Punjabi singer, the film delves into the fascinating life of Amar Singh Chamkila, known as the “Elvis Presley of Punjab.”


A Musical Journey Through Punjab's Folk Music

Shot in real locations, the film aims to immerse audiences in the vibrant world of Punjab's folk music, particularly the energetic Akhadaas (live music performances in villages) where Chamkila's music once reigned supreme. The narrative also explores Chamkila's relationship with his wife and singing partner, Amarjot, played by Parineeti Chopra, adding a layer of depth to the storytelling.

A Musical Collaboration Like Never Before


One of the highlights of Amar Singh Chamkila is the collaboration between maestros AR Rahman and Irshad Kamil for its music. The film features live music recordings done on location, capturing the raw and authentic essence of Chamkila's performances. Both Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra have lent their voices to some of the songs, further enhancing the film's musical experience.

A Production of Creative Excellence

Produced by Mohit Choudhary, Select Media Holdings LLP, Saregama, and Window Seat Films, Amar Singh Chamkila promises to be a visual and auditory treat for audiences worldwide. Imtiaz Ali's direction, coupled with the stellar performances of the cast and the musical genius of AR Rahman, sets the stage for a memorable cinematic journey.


Exclusive Premiere on Netflix


Watch Amar Singh Chamkila, premiering April 12, exclusively on Netflix, and witness the magic of a story that celebrates the spirit of Punjab's musical heritage and the legend of its original rockstar, Amar Singh Chamkila.


  • Starring: Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra
  • Direction: Imtiaz Ali
  • Music: A R Rahman
  • Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
  • Script: Imtiaz Ali and Sajid Ali
  • Producer: Mohit Choudhary, Select Media Holdings LLP, Saregama, and Window Seat Films





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