Udaan director’s next is a bio-pic
Director Vikramaditya Motwane whose film Udaan won critical acclaim is planning a bio-pic on the cult Punjabi singer, Chamkila, whose sudden death remained a mystery. Kunal Kapoor will play the role of the singer. The script for the film is being written by Motwane and Anurag Kashyap. The shooting of the film will start next month.
The film deals with the life of Amar Singh Chamkila was born in a poor family and was a high-profile Punjabi singer, songwriter, and musician. Most of Chamkila’s songs were about extramarital relationships and controversial issues. Chamkila was frequently criticised for his provocative nature lyrics.
Chamkila was killed in a show at Mesumpur at the age of 26 along with his female singing partner Amarjot . Terrorists were blamed for his death. Some say rival singers killed him. There are others who believe the inter-caste affair between Chamkila and Amarjot was the reason for the singer’s killing.
Motwane’s film tries to bring out the secret behind the mysterious death of Chamkila.
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