It's only been four months in 2024 and it looks like the Punjabi singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh already owned the year. From his musical performances to his international collaborations and his films, one thing or the other keeps him in the headlines. As of now, it's your next movie'Flashy' This is news, and that too for the right reasons.
In a recent interview with PTI, Diljit openly discussed the rigorous preparations he undertook for his role, shedding light on the invaluable guidance he received from the acclaimed filmmaker Imtiaz Ali.

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Reflecting on your representation of Amar Singh Chamkila, Diljit revealed that delving into the personality of such an iconic figure required a process of unlearning and rediscovery. He elaborated that it was a unique opportunity for him as an artist to embark on this journey. Starting from scratch can be scary, as someone often finds themselves struggling with their own identity. However, as an actor, Diljit saw this as a chance for growth and exploration.

Although Diljit confessed that he did not delve into the preparations for the role, he acknowledged the pivotal role played by Imtiaz Ali in shaping the narrative. Dosanjh commented, “He had a clear vision about Chamkila's character. I knew Chamkila as an artist but I had no idea what he was like as a person or how he would present himself on stage. I got a lot of help from Imtiaz sir.”
Discussing the meaning of biopic, Diljit emphasized its broader cultural and historical context. He noted, “It's not a fictional story; it's true. I feel there is also something to learn from this film. Those who don't know Chamkila will know about it, and those who are fans of Chamkila will definitely watch the film.”
'Chamkila' headlined by Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra will be available on OTT from April 12.