‘Chamak’ Trailer Explores Punjabi Music Industry’s Underbelly
MUMBAI, (IANS) – The trailer of the upcoming series ‘Chamak’ has been unveiled and it follows the story of a young aspiring rapper, Kaala, who returns to Punjab from Canada to uncover the events that led to the death of singer Taara Singh.
The trailer, which makes a reference to the plot device of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming film ‘Dunki’, shows Kaala pulling off a ‘reverse Dunki’ to reach India and trace the murderers of Taara, who was shot dead during a packed performance.
‘Chamak’ is a musical thriller featuring 14 artists and 28 songs, and sees Kaala steer his way through the underbelly of the Punjab music industry– through politics, business feuds, and family history.
The director of the series, Rohit Jugraj said, “The story follows Kaala, a boy who grows up in Canada and reaches Punjab due to certain circumstances. Through Kala’s journey, we delve into the depths of the Punjabi music industry, exploring its highs and lows, love and hate, and the darkness behind the bling.”
The story will be told in two parts with six episodes in each part.
It is a musical thriller, featuring guest appearances from Punjabi music stalwarts like Gippy Garewal, Mika Singh, Kanwar Garewal, Afsana Khan, MC Square, and many more.
‘Chamak’ will be available to stream on Sony LIV from December 7.