Story – Singer duo Amar Singh Chamkila & Amarjot Kaur who performed 366 shows in 365 days

Amar Singh Chamkila was married to Gurmail Kaur by family. Chamkila’s second marriage was with his co-singer Amarjot Kaur. It was a love marriage. She was also a singer. She would become Chamkila’s permanent singing partner providing the female vocals for his duets. The couple’s appeal grew not only in the Punjab, but they quickly raced to international stardom among Punjabis abroad. Around this time, Chamkila was receiving more bookings than his contemporaries. It was height of his popularity that Chamkila had performed 366 shows in 365 days. They Rs. 4000 per performance, an unprecedented amount for the time.

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