Parineeti Chopra: “Waited more than 9 years…”


Parineeti and team bright at trailer launch


Actress Parineeti Chopra on Thursday said she had to audition for the role of Amarjot in Netflix amar singh bright A film that also fulfilled her desire to collaborate with director Imtiaz Ali.

Chopra, who had earlier lent his voice to the songs of his films my sweet dot And saffron Said that Ali and the film’s composer, AR Rahman, wanted to test his singing skills before casting him in the biopic based on the life of slain Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila.

Her opposite is Diljit Dosanjh, who is playing the lead role in the film.

“I remember it was a Zoom call with Rahman sir, Imtiaz sir and Diljit. I thought it would be just an introduction, but then Rahman sir asked me, ‘Do you know how to sing?’ I replied ‘I like singing.’ And then he said, ‘Okay, sing and show.’ “I sang ‘Dama Dum Mast Qalandar’ and whatever Punjabi songs I could. That’s how they auditioned me,” Chopra said at the film’s trailer launch here.

This film revolves around the life and times of amar singh brightA popular Punjabi singer of the 80s, who was shot dead along with his singer-wife Amarjot in 1988.

Chopra said she was looking forward to working with Ali, who is known for films like When we met, Rock Star And Love Aaj Kal for almost a decade.

“I have been waiting to work with him for more than nine years. The day I came into films, I made a list of directors and sir’s name was at number one. Although I felt that he would never work with me, Won’t work.” I still have it on the list. Now, it’s done,” she said.

at work amar singh bright “It’s spoiled him,” the actor said.

“’Chamila’ has ruined the experience of every other film that I am going to do now because I have worked with the best director, co-star and music director. I got the opportunity to immortalize (on screen) a person, a musician and a legend like Amarjot ji. I wonder what I will do in my next film.

“Shooting bright It was like meditation. It was full of music yet it was the calmest, most disciplined, beautiful and harmonious set… By the end of the day, I felt accomplished. It felt as if I had come back from a Gurudwara. I feel I have done something good in my life that sir gave me this film,” Chopra said.

amar singh bright Streaming will start on Netflix from April 12.

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