Did you know Sridevi wanted to do a film with Amar Singh Chamkila but she refused for THIS reason? |


Diljit Dosanjh He has received much recognition for his interpretation of Amar Singh Chamkila in the recently published Imtiaz Ali directorial. Parineeti Chopra He also starred in the famous man's biography. Punjabi singer.
However, did you know that the late Punjabi singer was once offered to do a film with Sridevi? Yes, you read that right! According to a report in India Today, Amar Singh Chamkila's fame and charm were so immense that even iconic actress Sridevi expressed interest in collaborating with him. According to a close friend of the actor, Sawarn Siviam, Sridevi He admired Amar Singh Chamkila and wanted him to play the hero in one of his films.

Chamkila rejected the offer, citing the late actress's lack of command of Hindi. Despite Sridevi's suggestion of language training, refused, citing financial concerns over losing Rs. 10 lakh. Sridevi also expressed interest in collaborating on a Punjabi film with Chamkila, which unfortunately never materialised.

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In the interview, a friend of Amar Singh Chamkila described the singer as a “gem of a person”. Narrating an incident from 1986, the friend mentioned that Chamkila visited his house to see his sick mother and generously gave them Rs. 10,000, a significant sum at that time.