Ammy Virk Biography, Career, Discography & Interesting Facts

Amninderpal Singh is a well-known figure in the Punjabi community. Virk, also known as Ammy Virk, is a Punjabi and Hindi cinema singer, actor, and producer.

Villagers Film Studio is his producing firm, while In House Group is his distribution company. He is most recognised for his roles in the Nikka Zaildar series, Qismat, Harjeet Singh in Harjeeta, and Angrej as Haakam.

Ammy Virk
Ammy Virk

Born and Family

Ammy Virk was born on May 11, 1992, in the village of Lohar Majra in Patiala’s Nabha district. His zodiac sign is Taurus, and he comes from a farming family.

Ammy Virk with his parents
Ammy Virk with his parents

Ammy was an excellent athlete in his school days and used to play cricket and handball in school. He earned a B.Sc in Biotechnology from Punjabi University in Patiala.

Ammy Virk with his mother and grandmother
Ammy Virk with his mother and grandmother

During his school and college years, he excelled at singing and curricular activities like poem recitation, bhangra, skits, and mimicry.

Ammy Virk with his friends
Ammy Virk with his friends

Virk recorded the song “Chandigarh Diyan Kuudiyan” for fun during his last semester of college and uploaded it to YouTube. The song was well received by the crowd, encouraging Ammy to pursue a career as a singer.

He has two siblings and Himanshi Khurana, a Punjabi actress, was rumoured to be Ammy’s girlfriend.

Ammy Virk with Himanshi Khurana
Ammy Virk with Himanshi Khurana

Personal Information

Real Name Amrinderpal Singh Virk
Nickname Ammy
Born 11 May 1992
Birthplace Vill. Choudhri Majra, Nabha, Punjab
Height 5′ 6″ or 168cm
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikhism
Caste Jatt
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
School Government Senior Secondary School, Nabha
College Punjabi University, Patiala
Qualification B.Sc in Biotechnology
Father Name Unknown
Mother Name Unknown
Siblings One Brother and Sister
Wife Unmarried
Girlfriend Himanshi Khurana (rumoured)
Occupation Singe, Actor, Producer
Year Active 2012 – Present
Contact No. +919878812546, +919878570005

Physical Description

Height 5’ 8”
Weight 65 kg
Eye Color Black
Skin Complexion Fair

Ammy Virk

Career

Ammy debuted as a singer in 2012 with the release of the song “Chandigarh Diyan Kudia.” His songs “Yaar Amli” and “Jatt Da Sahara ” pushed him to popularity.

He launched his debut music album, “Jattizm,” in 2013, which won him his first PTC Music Award for “Best Album of the Year.” Following that, he had a string of hits, including “Zindabaad Yaarian,” “Surma To Sandals,” “Qismat,” “Time Boliyan,” and “Hath Chumme.”

Ammy made his acting debut in the Punjabi industry in 2015 with the film “Angrej,” in which he played the part of “Haakam.”

Following that, he featured in Ardaas and Bambukat. Following that, he appeared in a number of famous films, including “Nikka Zaildar,” “Sat Shri Akaal England,” “Harjeeta,” and “Qismat.”

He runs a production firm called “Villagers Film Studios” and a distribution company called “In House Group” in addition to performing and singing.

In 2019, he was cast as bowler Balwinder Singh Sandhu in the Bollywood film “83,” which is based on the 1983 World Cup victory of the Indian cricket team.

Hindi Movies

Year Title Role
2021 83 (Cricket World Cup 1983) Balwinder Sandhu
2021 Burj the Pride of India

Punjabi Movies

Year Title Role
2015 Angrej Haakam
2016 Ardaas Agyapal Singh
2016 Bambukat Channan Singh
2016 Nikka Zaildar Nikka/Yadwinder
2016 Dil Wali Gal Ammy
2017 Rabb Da Radio Song (Guest Appearance)
2017 Saab Bahadar Kuldeep Singh
2017 Nikka Zaildar 2 Nikka
2017 Sat Shri Akaal England Major German Singh
2018 Laung Laachi Ajaypal
2018 Harjeeta Harjeet Singh
2018 Qismat Shivjit Singh Gill
2018 Aate Di Chidi Song (Guest Appearance)
2019 Muklawa Shinda
2019 Nikka Zaildar 3 Nikka Zaildar
2020 Sufna Jagjeet
2021 Puaada Jaggi
2021 Qismat 2 Shiv

Songs

Year Title Label
Feb 14, 2012 Chandigarh Diyan Kudiyan
Jun 22, 2013 Ikk Pal Lokdhun Punjabi
Jan 27, 2015 Taara Sony Music India
Apr 07, 2016 Haan Kargi Lokdhun Punjabi
Sep 14, 2016 Mini Cooper Speed Records
Jul 18, 2017 Qismat Speed Records
Jun 27, 2018 Hath Chumme DM – Desi Melodies
May 16, 2019 Wang Da Naap White Hill Music
Nov 13, 2019 Mitraa Speed Records
Dec 16, 2019 Haaye Ve Jjust Music
Jan 20, 2020 Jaan Deyan Ge Speed Records
May 18, 2020 Tod Da e Dil DM – Desi Melodies
May 28, 2020 Main Suneya T-Series

Favourite Things

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Ranveer Singh
Actress Alia Bhatt, Neeru Bajwa
Male Singer Surjit Bindrakhia, Gurdas Maan
Female Singer Unknown
Colour Black
Sports Handball, Cricket
Food Chhole Kulche
Hobbies Travelling, Music
Destination Unknown
Ammy Virk with Ranveer Singh
Ammy Virk with Ranveer Singh

Controversies

Ammy Virk became entangled in a scandal with the release of his song “Haan Kargi,” in which he endorsed alcohol and took part in the Anand Karaj ritual in the presence of Palki Sahib.

This was regarded as disrespectful to the Guru Granth Sahib. However, the singer afterwards apologised for offending the public’s feelings and said that Guru Granth Sahib Ji was not present in the video.

Achievements

Year Flim Category
2016 Angrej Best Debut Actor
2017 Bambukat Best Actor
2018 Nikka Zaildar 2 Best Playback Singer (male)
2019 Manmarziyaan Best Song “Daryaa”

Interesting Facts

  • Ammy’s ancestors are from Pakistan.
  • When Virk was seven years old, he sang for the first time at his cousin’s wedding.
  • He played handball and cricket throughout his school days and was engaged in sport.
  • He excelled at extracurricular activities such as poem recitation, bhangra, skits, and mimicry.
  • His debut song, “Chandigarh Diyan Kuudian,” was published for fun and became a great hit.
  • He is well-known for his “Patiala Shahi Turban” style, which is popular among his male followers.
  • For his debut album Jattizm, he received the PTC Music Award in 2014. (2013).
  • When word came out that he had “secretly” married famed model Himanshi Khurana, it went viral. However, once Ammy explained it on Facebook, it turned out to be merely a rumour.
  • His ideal project would be to play a warrior.
  • Ammy took B.Sc, as his then-girlfriend was following that degree. He studied biotechnology.
  • He is a dog lover and owns 2 dogs.
Ammy Virk with his dog named as Burfi Virk
Ammy Virk with his dog named as Burfi Virk
Ammy Virk with his dog name as Laddu Virk
Ammy Virk with his dog name as Laddu Virk

Social Media Platforms

Instagram @ammyvirk https://www.instagram.com/AmmyVirk/
Twitter @AmmyVirk https://twitter.com/ammyvirk
Facebook Ammy Virk https://www.facebook.com/AmmyVirk
Snapchat ammyvirk13 https://www.snapchat.com/add/ammyvirk13
Gmail [email protected]

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