Jaiman Chamkila Age, Wife, Family, Biography

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Wife: Riya Sandhu
Hometown: Faridkot
Age: 38 Years

Jaiman Chamkila

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 7" (170 cm)
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1984
Age (as of 2024) 38 Years
BirthplaceFaridkot, Punjab
Educational Qualification12th Standard
ControversyIn 2022, Jaiman Chamkila and one of his friends named Raj Kumar Shinda were arrested for possessing 1.70 kg opium. It was reported that the two of them were travelling in a Swift car when their car was stopped at a police checkpoint and drugs were recovered. [1]BritAsia TV
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateYear 2019
Wife/SpouseRiya Sandhu
Jaiman Chamkila with his wife
ChildrenJaiman has a son
Jaiman Chamkila's wife and son
ParentsFather- Amar Singh Chamkila (Deceased) (Singer)
Mother- Amarjot (Deceased) (Singer)
Jaiman Chamkila with his parents
SiblingsSisters- 2
Amandeep Kaur Chamkila (Step Sister)
Kamaldeep Kaur Chamkila (Step Sister) (Singer)
Kamaldeep Kaur (left) and Amandeep Kaur
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMitsubishi Pajero
Jaiman Chamkila's car
Social Media
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Jaiman Chamkila

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jaiman Chamkila

  • Jaiman Chamkila used to live with his maternal grandparents in Faridkot, Punjab the majority of the time as his parents were mostly away for shows.
  • Jaiman Chamkila’s maternal grandparents Gucharan Singh, who was a drama inspector, and Rajwans Kaur raised him after the death of his parents.

    Jaiman Chamkila's childhood photo

    Jaiman Chamkila’s childhood photo

  • In 1996, Jaiman’s maternal grandmother brought him to Ludhiana from Faridkot after the death of his maternal grandfather.
  • As he was raised by his maternal grandparents, Jaiman always considered them his own parents even after the death of Chamkila and Amarjot Kaur.
  • Jaiman was just 4 years old when his parents were shot dead in 1988.
  • Jaiman had to leave his studies midway because his maternal grandparents passed away and he was alone to run the house. In order to make ends meet, he had to start working at an early age.
  • Most of his childhood days were spent visiting police stations and judicial courts for the on going cases and complaints on his parents.
  • As his singing career is not doing well as much, the source of income has been Jaiman’s parents’ savings along with royalties that he receives for his parents’ songs.
  • At the age of 24, Jaiman started taking classes for the Banjo instrument from ‘Ustaad Bittu’ who also taught him a little bit about singing. He then started taking singing training from ‘Ustaad Balloo’ in Ludhiana.
  • Jaiman Chamkila also plays ‘Tumbi’ just like his father used to.

    Jaiman Chamkila playing Tumbi at his home in Ludhiana

    Jaiman Chamkila playing Tumbi at his home in Ludhiana

  • Jaiman met his wife Riya for the first time at the music centre of Ustaad Bittu where he used to go to learn singing. Riya was also a student there. They dated for a while before getting married.
  • In 2017, Jaiman recreated his parents’ Punjabi song titled ‘Kan Kar Gall Sun’ which was sung by Jaiman and his wife Riya Sandhu.

    The poster of the recreated version of the Punjabi song titled 'Kan Kar Gall Sun' (2017)

    The poster of the recreated version of the Punjabi song titled ‘Kan Kar Gall Sun’ (2017)

  • He used to get threatening calls as people were against him choosing the same career path as his parents.
  • Jaiman’s mother, Amarjot, used to call him by the name ‘Jipu.’
  • Jaiman Chamkila has sung many solos as well as duet Punjabi songs like ‘Jatt Da Dimaag’ (2021) and ‘Pind Di Mandeer’ (2022).

    The poster of Jaiman Chamkila and Riya Sandhu's Punjabi song titled 'Pind Di Mandeer' (2022)

    The poster of Jaiman Chamkila and Riya Sandhu’s Punjabi song titled ‘Pind Di Mandeer’ (2022)

  • Jaiman Chamkila performs in live shows along with his wife Riya Sandhu.

    Jaiman Chamkila during one of his live shows

    Jaiman Chamkila during one of his live shows