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Diljit REACTS to Amar Singh Chamkila’s ‘vulgar’ songs

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The makers of ‘

Amar Singh Chamkila

‘ released a compelling snippet portraying a

journalist

confronting Chamkila, portrayed by

Diljit Dosanjh

. She accuses him of producing songs she deems sexist and

objectifying

to women.
The sequence unfolds with Chamkila visibly uncomfortable, averting his gaze from the female journalist’s Western attire. Sensing his unease, she confronts him, exposing his hypocrisy by pointing out how his songs demean women despite his discomfort with her attire.

Chamkila, however, staunchly defends his songs, asserting, “I’ve witnessed and absorbed these realities while growing up.

Not everyone has the luxury to contemplate right and wrong; some merely strive to survive. I’m just an ordinary man. I must create songs that resonate with people, or my career will perish.” He defends his status as Punjab’s highest-selling singer, stating, “Most individuals, like myself, are ordinary and have encountered similar experiences, which is why they connect with my music.”

Parineeti Chopra, Diljit Dosanjh, Kartik Aaryan attend Amar Singh Chamkila premiere

This impactful scene from the film underscores the depth and authenticity of Diljit Dosanjh’s performance. The singer-actor has received widespread acclaim for his portrayal, with his portrayal resonating profoundly with audiences and critics alike.

Helmed by

Imtiaz Ali

, the film delves into Punjab’s vibrant musical epoch, spotlighting the legendary Dalit singer, Amar Singh Chamkila, who reigned over the region’s music scene from 1979 to 1988.

Chamkila

‘s compositions served as poignant social critiques, addressing prevalent issues like substance abuse, alcoholism, extramarital affairs, and the dowry system.

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