Amar Singh Chamkila
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Music Composer, Stage Performer
Father of Amar Singh Chamkila
Hari Ram Singh (Died)
Mother of Amar Singh Chamkila
Kartar Kaur (Died)
Wife/Spouse of Amar Singh Chamkila
Gurmail Kaur (Ex-Wife)
Amarjot (Second Wife)
Affairs/Girlfriends of Amar Singh Chamkila
Amarjot (Singer, died along with Amar Singh Chamkila in 1988)
Information about Amar Singh Chamkila
Subsequently, he also used to share stages and perform live concerts along with some renowned Punjabi singers like K. Deep, Muhammad Sadiq, Surinder Shinda, etc.
He was first noticed by the renowned Punjabi singer Surinder Shinda in 1979, when Chamkila was riding on a bicycle with one of his friends Kuldeep Paras, thereafter, he started accompanying Shinda as a member of his troupe.
He was brilliant in studies but left his schooling midway for earning money to look after his family.
Before starting his singing career with his co-partner-cum-wife Amarjot, Chamkila had also performed with the other female singers like Surinder Sonia, Usha Kiran, and others.
Chamkila was interested in singing and playing musical instruments like Dhol, Tumbi, etc., since his childhood.
Amar Singh Chamkila was a renowned Punjabi Singer who is considered one of the best Punjabi stage performers, and he still has a huge fan following in Punjab.
Initially, he wanted to become an electrician but destiny took him into the Punjabi Music Industry.
Chamkila had recorded many solo and duet songs, which became popular among the Punjabi Community worldwide.
Chamkila had penned down many songs for the popular Punjabi singers like Surinder Shinda (Main Digie Tilak Ke), Jagmohan Kaur (Gabroo Nu Marda), KS Kooner (Deor Naal Nach Bhabiye), etc.
Reportedly, as a lyricist, he was unable to fulfil the needs of his family, so, he had decided to pursue his career as a solo singer so that he would earn sufficient money.
After quitting his school studies, Chamkila started working at a cloth mill in Ludhiana.
He was born and raised into a conservative joint family.