Ammy Virk: Biography, Early Life, Family, Music Career

Ammy Virk is a singer and an Indian actor primarily known for his work in the Punjabi film industry. Ammy Virk is a prominent figure in the Indian entertainment industry, particularly in the realm of Punjabi music and cinema. Alongside his successful career as a singer, he has also ventured into acting and production, leaving a significant mark on both Punjabi and Hindi films.

Virk initiated the Villagers Film Studio, establishing himself not only as an actor but also as a producer. Additionally, he founded the distribution company In House Group, further solidifying his presence in the industry.

Ammy Virk’s Early Life:

Ammy Virk was born on May 11, 1992, hails from a Sikh Jatt family in the village of Lohar Majra in Nabha, Patiala. His real name is Amninderpal Singh Virk. He pursued a B.Sc in Biotechnology at Punjabi University in Patiala, furthering his education with an MSc in Biotechnology, completing it in 2009.

Virk’s roots trace back to Sheikhupura, originally named Virkgarh, in present-day Pakistan, from where his grandfather migrated during the partition of the subcontinent in 1947.

Real Name Amninderpal Singh Virk
Nick Name Ammy Virk
Profession Singe, Actor, Producer
Marital Status Married
DOB 11 May 1992
Birthplace Vill. Choudhri Majra, Nabha, Punjab
Religion Sikhism
Educational Qualification B.Sci in Biotechnology
Favorite Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Ranveer Singh
Favorite Actress Alia Bhatt, Neeru Bajwa
Favorite Singer Surjit Bindrakhia, Gurdas Maan
Favorite Sport Handball, Cricket
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Food Chhole Kulche

Music Career:

Ammy Virk embarked on his singing career in 2012, during the final semester of his graduation. He casually recorded the song “Chandigarh Diyan Kuudiyan” and shared it on YouTube for fun. The song quickly gained traction among audiences, motivating Ammy to pursue singing professionally.

Year Album Record Label Music Tracks
2011 Chandigarh Diyan Kudian Speed Records Bhinda Auijla 7
2013 Jattizm Lokdhun Punjabi Gupz Sehra 12

His tracks “Yaar Amli” and “Jatt Da Sahara” catapulted him to fame in the Punjabi music industry. In 2013, he released his debut music album titled “Jattizm,” which not only garnered widespread acclaim but also earned him the prestigious PTC Music Award for “Best Album of The Year.”

Following the success of “Jattizm,” Ammy Virk continued to release hit songs, including “Zindabad Yaarian,” “Surma To Sandals,” “Qismat,” “Time Boliyan,” and “Hath Chumme.” These tracks further solidified his position as a leading figure in Punjabi music, earning him a loyal fan base and critical acclaim.

Year Song Lyrics Music Label
2013 Ikk Pal Lavi Nagpal Gupz Sehra Mv Records From Album “Jattizm”
2014 Bullet vs Chammak Challo Lalli Saggo Gupz Sehra
2015 Zindabaad Yaarian Maninder Turke Gupz Sehra
Taara Jaani B Praak Sony Music India
2016 Haan Kargi Amrit Maan Gupz Sehra Mv Records
Surma To Sandals Jaani B Praak T-Series Featuring B Praak
Hassian Khedian Balli Baljit Mr.Wow Speed Records
2017 Akh Teri Baaz Wargi Tarseem Jassar R Guru White Hill Music
Qismat Jaani B Praak Speed Records Featuring Sargun Mehta
Skid Desi Dark Child Coffin Studios
2018 Hath Chumme[41] Jaani B Praak Desi Melodies Featuring B Praak
Double Cross Happy Raikoti Ikwinder Singh (ikky) Speed Records
Background Babbu Mix Singh Speed Records
2019 Mitraa Simar Doraha Jatinder Shah Speed Records
Wang Da Naap Harmanjeet Gurmeet Singh White Hill Music Promotional Track from “Muklawa”
Haaye Ve Raj Fatehpur Sunny Vik I Just Music Produced By Jacky Bhagnani
2020 Tod Da-e-Dil Maninder Buttar Avvy Sra Desi Melodies
Main suneya Raj Fatehpur Sunny Vik T-Series
Regret Simar Doraha Goldboy Speed Records
Taare Baliye Happy Raikoti Avvy Sra Burfi Music Debut as Producer
Featuring Sargun Mehta
2021 Khabbi Seat Happy Raikoti Mix Singh Burfi Music Featuring Sweetaj Brar and has passed 100M+ views on YouTube.
Kade Kade Happy Raikoti Avvy Sra T-Series Featuring Wamiqa Gabbi
Pyaar Di Kahani Raj Fatehpur Sunny Vik Saregama
Dabde Ni Mani Longia Starboy Music X Burfi Music
2022 Teri Jatti Mani Longia Sync Burfi Music Featuring Tania

Year Film Role Notes
2015 Angrej Haakam Debut Film
2016 Ardaas Agyapal Singh
2016 Bambukat Channan Singh Debut as Lead Actor
2016 Nikka Zaildar Nikka/Yadwinder
2016 Dil Wali Gal Ammy Short film[30][31]
2017 Rabb Da Radio Singer Special appearance in song “Akh Boldi”
2017 Saab Bahadar Kuldeep Singh/Saab Bahadar
2017 Nikka Zaildar 2 Nikka
2017 Sat Shri Akaal England Major German Singh Mann
2018 Laung Laachi Ajaypalq Also producer
2018 Harjeeta Harjeet Singh Also producer
2018 Qismat Shivjit Singh Gill
2018 Aate Di Chidi Singer Special appearance in song “Muchh”
2019 Muklawa Shinda
2019 Nikka Zaildar 3 Nikka Zaildar [32]
2020 Sufna Jagjeet
2021 Puaada Jaggi [33][34]
2021 Bhuj: The Pride of India Flight Lieutenant Vikram Singh Baj Jethaaz Hindi film; Released on Disney+ Hotstar[35]
2021 Qismat 2 Shivjit Singh
2021 83[24] Balwinder Sandhu Hindi film
2022 Aaja Mexico Challiye Pamma Also producer[36]
2022 Lekh Maninder Special appearance
2022 Saunkan Saunkne Nirmal Singh [37]
2022 Sher Bagga Dilsher Singh Also producer[38]
2022 Baajre Da Sitta Roop’s husband Also producer
2022 Laung Laachi 2 Ajaypal
2022 Oye Makhna Makhan Virk Also producer
2023 Annhi Dea Mazaak Ae Raja
2023 Maurh Jeona Maurh
2023 Gaddi Jaandi Ae Chalaangaan Maardi Happy
2023 2024 Arjantina † TBA
Dilaa Mereya 2024 TBA Also producer
Jugni 1907 † 2024 Also producer
Mere Mehboob Mere Sanam † 2024 TBA Hindi film;Filming
Khel Khel Mein † 2024 TBA Hindi film;Filming

Year Title Singer Lyrics Record Label
2022 Behja Behja The Landers Mani Longia Burfi Music

Year Song Film
2015 Tappe Angrej
2016 Kawa Wali Panchait Ardaas
Nain
Badla Lena Dulla Bhatti
Kainthe Wala Bambukat
Rakhi Soneya Ve
Bambukat
Mini Cooper Nikka Zaildar
Lagdi Na Akh
2017 Record Bolde Jugni Hath Kise Na Auni
Akh Boldi Rabb Da Radio
Kali Jotta Nikka Zaildar 2
Gaani
Vekh Ke Hasdi Manje Bistre
Sindhoori Bailaras
Jatt Da Kalej Sat Shri Akaal England
2018 Radio Laung Laachi
Pasand Jatt Di Qismat
Gallan Teriyan
Akhiyaan Naar Diyan
2018 Daryaa Manmarziyaan
2020 Jaan Deyan Ge Sufna
2021 Aaye Haye Jattiye Puaada
Teri Akhiyan Qismat 2

Acting Career:

Virk’s acting journey commenced with his portrayal of Hakam in the historical romance Angrej (2015), a role that earned him the Best Debut Actor Award at the PTC Punjabi Film Awards. He has since appeared in a variety of films such as Bambukat, Ardaas, Nikka Zaildar, Laung Laachi, Qismat, Gaddi Jaandi Ae Chalaangaan Maardi and Annhi Dea Mazaak Ae. His notable portrayals include the roles of Nikka in the Nikka Zaildar series, Shivjit in Qismat and its sequel Qismat 2, Harjeet Singh in Harjeeta, and Haakam in Angrej. These performances have garnered him acclaim and a dedicated fan base.

Angrej and Qismat stand out as two of the highest-grossing Punjabi films to date, underscoring Virk’s prowess at the box office. In 2021, he made his Bollywood debut in Bhuj: The Pride of India, directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Ammy Virk is set to make his Bollywood debut in the film “83” (2021), directed by Kabir Khan. The movie revolves around the story of the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

Year Film Role Notes
2015 Angrej Haakam Debut Film
2016 Ardaas Agyapal Singh
2016 Bambukat Channan Singh Debut as Lead Actor
2016 Nikka Zaildar Nikka/Yadwinder
2016 Dil Wali Gal Ammy Short film[30][31]
2017 Rabb Da Radio Singer Special appearance in song “Akh Boldi”
2017 Saab Bahadar Kuldeep Singh/Saab Bahadar
2017 Nikka Zaildar 2 Nikka
2017 Sat Shri Akaal England Major German Singh Mann
2018 Laung Laachi Ajaypalq Also producer
2018 Harjeeta Harjeet Singh Also producer
2018 Qismat Shivjit Singh Gill
2018 Aate Di Chidi Singer Special appearance in song “Muchh”
2019 Muklawa Shinda
2019 Nikka Zaildar 3 Nikka Zaildar [32]
2020 Sufna Jagjeet
2021 Puaada Jaggi [33][34]
2021 Bhuj: The Pride of India Flight Lieutenant Vikram Singh Baj Jethaaz Hindi film; Released on Disney+ Hotstar[35]
2021 Qismat 2 Shivjit Singh
2021 83[24] Balwinder Sandhu Hindi film
2022 Aaja Mexico Challiye Pamma Also producer[36]
2022 Lekh Maninder Special appearance
2022 Saunkan Saunkne Nirmal Singh [37]
2022 Sher Bagga Dilsher Singh Also producer[38]
2022 Baajre Da Sitta Roop’s husband Also producer
2022 Laung Laachi 2 Ajaypal
2022 Oye Makhna Makhan Virk Also producer
2023 Annhi Dea Mazaak Ae Raja
2023 Maurh Jeona Maurh
2023 Gaddi Jaandi Ae Chalaangaan Maardi Happy
2023 2024 Arjantina † TBA
Dilaa Mereya 2024 TBA Also producer
Jugni 1907 † 2024 Also producer
Mere Mehboob Mere Sanam † 2024 TBA Hindi film;Filming
Khel Khel Mein † 2024 TBA Hindi film;Filming

Awards & Achievements:

Ammy Virk has received several notable awards throughout his career:

In 2016, he won the award for Best Debut Actor for his role in “Angrej.”

The following year, in 2017, he was honored with the Best Actor award for his performance in “Bambukat.”

In 2018, Virk’s talents extended beyond acting as he won the award for Best Playback Singer (male) for his work in “Nikka Zaildar 2.”

In 2019, his song “Daryaa” from the movie “Manmarziyaan” earned him the Best Song award.

Year Film Award ceremony Category Result
2016 Angrej PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Debut Actor Won
2017 Bambukat Best Playback Singer (male) Nominated
Best Actor Won(shared with Amrinder Gill)
Filmfare Awards Punjabi Best Actor (critics) Won
Best Actor Nominated
Nikka Zaildar Best Playback Singer (male) Nominated
2018 Nikka Zaildar 2 PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Playback Singer (male) Won
Best Actor Nominated
Filmfare Awards Punjabi Best Actor Nominated
Best Playback Singer (male) Nominated
Brit Asia Film Awards Best Actor Nominated
Best Playback Singer (male) Nominated
2019 Manmarziyaan 25th Screen Awards Screen Award for Best Male Playback Nominated
FC Film Club Awards[43] Best Song “Daryaa” Won
Reel Movie Awards[44] Best Playback Singer (Male) Won
Qismat Brit Asia TV Awards Best Male Playback Vocalist Nominated
Best Actor Nominated
Laung Laachi Best Supporting Actor Nominated
PTC Punjabi Film Awards Nominated
Harjeeta Best Actor Nominated
Best Playback Singer (Male) Nominated
2021 83 FOI Online Awards Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast Nominated

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