Chamku is a 2008 Indian crime drama film written and directed by Kabeer Kaushik. It stars Bobby Deol in the eponymous role. It also co-stars Priyanka Chopra, Danny Denzongpa and Irrfan Khan. The film released worldwide on August 29, 2008.
The film tells the story of Chandrama Singh alias
Chamku (Bobby Deol
), who was raised by Baba (Danny Denzongpa
), a Naxal
leader based in the southern interiors of Bihar
, after his family was brutally murdered. He later gets picked up under a covert Governmental program jointly conceived by RAW
and Intelligence Bureau
to carry out political assassinations. He falls in love with Shubhi (Priyanka Chopra
), a kindergarten teacher, and decides to lead a reformed life but a chanced encounter entangles him in the world of crime once again.
has composed the soundtrack for the movie and the lyrics have been written by Sameer
. The soundtrack was released on July 29
under the label of T-Series.
- Filming for the movie began in October, 2007.
- Kabeer Kaushik, the director of the film had approached Bobby Deol to play the lead role in his debut film, Sehar, which was eventually played by Arshad Warsi. Despite liking the script Deol turned it down because he was not prepared to work with a debutant director and also felt that the plot was similar to some other film."
- Rosa Catalano features in a dance number in the film titled Trance.
- The song Gola Gola from the film picturised on the festival of Holi was released exclusively on radio stations on March 21, 2008, to coincide with the festival of Holi.