This colour photograph depicts Kuljit Bhamra during rehearsals for the George Lucas film, ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’, released in1984. Bhamra appeared as a special extra on the film as a drummer. This experience marked the first of numerous subsequent castings of Kuljit Bhamra in large-scale films as a special extra, playing the tabla, dhol and other percussion instruments.
|Date of Creation / Publication||1984|
|Associated Person/ Organisation||Bhamra, Kuljit; Lucas, George|
|Collection and Reference Number||Kuljit Bhamra Collection (GB 2661 KB)|
|Copyright||The Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable|
|Access to originals||The originals are located with Kuljit Bhamra.|
|Series notes||Kuljit Bhamra's involvement in film began in the early 1980s. Since being cast as a 'special extra', where he was a drummer while in an acting role for Indian Jones and the Temple of Doom (George Lucas Films, 1984), he has been in great demand not only as a special extra, but as a music producer and composer for national and internationally released films. The material in this grouping includes several posters of films Kuljit Bhamra has contributed to.|
|Collection notes||The digitised material in the Kuljit Bhamra Collection includes material related to Kuljit Bhamra as a solo artist as well as to his record company, Keda Records. The items include posters, flyers, documents, cassette and CD sleeves, photographs, performance programmes and musical scores.|