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Who killed Amar Singh Chamkila, what was the reason for his death?

By Kaif - April 17, 2024 04:44 PM

The life of singer Amar Singh Chamkila, who is called the original rockstar of Punjab, was no less than a film story. Becoming famous at a young age and then a painful death shook everyone. Amar Singh Chamkila's life has now been seen in the movie.

Film producer and director Imtiaz Ali's film Amar Singh has been made on the life of Chamkila. The name of this film is 'Chamkila'. This film has been released on Netflix. Diljit Dosanjh is seen in the role of Amar Singh in the movie. Let us know who was Amar Singh Chamkila? Who killed Amar Singh Chamkila, what was the reason for his death?

Who was Amar Singh Chamkila?

Amar Singh Chamkila was a Punjabi singer who created a stir with his songs at the age of just 20. In a very short time, Chamkila had won the hearts of the world due to her wonderful songs. Amar Singh had given many hit songs in his career. Amar Singh was a folk singer.

In his short career, he achieved the progress that people spend their entire lives achieving. Let us tell you that Chamkila's songs had made the record of highest record selling at that time. His songs are still liked a lot in Punjab.

Singer Amar Singh, who ruled people's hearts with his songs in the 1980s, was the most popular star in the world of bright Punjabi music. During that period, Chamkila's cassettes were mostly recorded and sold. Chamkila ruled the Punjabi music industry for almost 8 years. After this, he became victim of Chamkila's bullet on 8 March 1988. Chamkila's painful death shook everyone. His journey from Dhani Ram to Amar Singh Chamkila was quite impressive.

Who killed Amar Singh Chamkila

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  • Amar Singh Chamkila was born in Punjab in 1960, but he left this world at the age of just 27. On March 8, 1988, Amar Singh Chamkila was shot dead by some unknown assailants. Amar Singh was accompanied by his wife Amarjot and two people from his band, who were also murdered.
  • Let us tell you that Chamkila was coming to Mehsampur, Punjab for performance. Then he left in his car at around 2 o'clock, but as soon as he came out of his car, he was killed by continuous firing. Even after so many years of Chamkila's murder, her killers have not been found.
  • Till date no one has been able to know who was the murderer who killed Amar Singh Chamkila. The police investigated the case saying it was an act of separatists but nothing was found. However, there are many theories behind Chamkile's murder. Some people said that Amarjot Kaur's family members were behind the killing of Chamkile and it was a case of honor killing because Chamkile was a Dalit and Amarjot Kaur was a Jatt Sikh.
  • But Chamkile's manager Kulwinder Kukki denied this in an interview. The marriage of Amar Singh Chamkila and Amarjot Kaur took place only with the consent of both the families. Some people believe that Chamkila's obscene songs made her a target of separatists. While some say that Chamkila was the singer of death and he was killed to end his competition. But till date it is not known as to why Chamkila was murdered.
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    What was the reason for killing Amar Singh Chamkila?

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    The songs sung by Amar Singh Chamkila and Amarjot Kaur started falling in the category of obscenity. Because of which the common youth liked his songs but they also started opposing him. The work of other singers of Punjab had almost come to a standstill. At that time there was a period of separatism in Punjab. The separatists threatened Chamkila to stop singing obscene songs. After which, in 1986, Chamkila apologized to the separatists and gave up singing obscene songs. After which Chamkila and Amarjot Kaur also sang religious songs. Around 21 religious songs sung by him also became quite famous. Which includes religious songs like Baba Tera Nankana and "Talwar Main Kalgidhar Di Haan". But on public demand, Chamkila started singing obscene songs again.

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    Moh. Kaif Anshari