In the latest Bollywood movie Baar Baar Dekho featuring Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra has a beautiful song yes its the 1990’s song Kala Chashma and has become a major hit with everyone since the day it was shown on Youtube.
This 1990’s hit song was written by a Punjab Police head constable Amrik Singh Shera. He is a native of Talwandi Chaudhrian village near Jalandhar.43 year old Amrik had never imagined that his song would actually be part of a Bollywood movie.He was shocked and thrilled when one of his friend mentioned about this song being played on channels.
This song, a tribute to his village was written by him when he was only 15 years old and was at school in 9th grade.The report claimed that he was paid Rs11,000 for this song. He added that he was asked for this song since it was going to be played at some inauguration of cement firm ,little did he knew it actually is being featured in a movie.
However he felt bad since he was not called during the music launch or screening of the film, but he doesn’t have grudge against anyone either. He feels that songs always gets popularity only when it reaches Bollywood and the Punjabi writers never get their dues.