Punjabi singer and actor Ammy Virk has turned 27 today. Making his debut as a singer in 2011 with the song ‘Chandigarh Diyan Kudiyan’, Ammy gained immense popularity and love from the audience. As an actor, Ammy started his career in 2015 by bagging a supporting role in ‘Angrej’. Ammy Virk gave a stupendous performance in the movie, and also won the best debut actor award for his role.
Ammy Virk born as Amrinderpal Singh Virk on 11-05-1992 in Nabha in the state of Punjab is best-known for his work in Punjabi Cinema. He is considered one of the best Punjabi Singers and actors, both critically and commercially.
Amninderpal Singh Virk, popularly known as Ammy Virk attended Punjabi University, Patiala for his education. He has completed a degree in Master of Science in Biotechnology.
Ammy wanted to be a doctor initially. He began his singing career with a single track which became very popular, giving him the identity of his own. Surma To Sandals, Akh Teri Baaz Wargi, Doomna – Lok That, Friday Booked, Time Boliyan are few of his singles.
His first ‘Jattizm’ received the best album award in 2013 PTC music awards.
He has sung many songs for movies like Ardaas, Bambukat, Nikka Zaildar, Jugni Hath Kise Na Auni. Nikka Zaildar 2 etc and the songs include Tappe, Kawa Wali Panchait, Rakhi Soneya Ve, Mini Cooper, Record Bolde, Gaani, etc.
In an interview with The Tribune, he said, “It was my mother who told me that I should try singing. I have learned it. I am a singer because of my mother and I love her for having faith in me.”
He found himself in controversy when he was accused of disrespecting Guru Granth Saheb Ji, as he was seen promoting alcohol and participating in the Sikh ceremony of Anand Karaj in presence of Palki Sahib in his song ‘Haan Kargi’. He later apologized for the same.
As an actor, he worked in films like Angrej, Ardaas, Bambukat, Nikka Zaildar, Saab Bahadar, Sat Shri Akaal England, Nikka Zaildar 2, ‘Laung Laachi’, ‘Harjeeta’, and ‘Qismat’. He was also seen in a short story ‘Dil Wali Gal’ shot by Filmy Shots on YouTube in 2016. His track ‘Zindabad Yarrian’ received a huge response from the audience.
Ammy is currently busy in the promotions of his upcoming film Muklawa, which is releasing on 24 May. Apart from this, he is a part of two big Bollywood movies, 83 and Bhuj- The Pride Of India.
Interesting things about Ammy that you must know:
Co-incidentally this is the third consecutive year in which Ammy Virk’s movie is scheduled for release in his birthday month. In 2017, he played Kuldeep Singh aka Saab Bahadar in Amrit Raj Chadha’s ‘Saab Bahadar‘ and in 2018, he played Harjeet Singh Tuli in Hockey player Harjit Singh’s biopic titled ‘Harjeeta’. And this year it is Muklawa opposite, Sonam Bajwa.
He is rumored to be dating Himanshi Khurana and news of their secret marriage was broken, but he denied it and cleared the rumors around his marriage.
Recently, Ammy Virk donated 1 lakh rupees and 50,ooo Rupees as compensation to two of the farmers who lost their crops in the fire just before the harvest season.
Ammy Virk also gifted a luxury car, Range Rover to his parents a few days before his birthday. The car is worth Rs. 4 crores.
The actor loves bike riding and reading. He is a dog lover as well.