Birth Name : Chitrangda Singh
Birth Date : March 28, 1976
Birth Place : Meerut – India
Famous as : Actress
Chitrangda Singh Biography
Chitrangada Singh was born in Meerut to an Indian Army officer. She was named after Chitrangada, a character in the Mahabharata, by her mother. In her teen years, Chitrangda was known for looking like the late actress, Smita Patil. When Chitrangda was a Class IX student, she was approached by a movie maker to play the young Smita Patil, in a documentary on the actor. She received training in Kathak (a classical dance) and enjoyed acting. Chitrangada Singh graduated from Lady Irwin College, New Delhi in 1997.
Chitrangada Singh is an Indian film actress who is best known for starring in the critically acclaimed 2003 film Hazaaron Khwaishen Aisi.
Chitrangada began her career as a model before making the switch to the silver screen. Her ad credits include ICICI bank and Alukkas Jewellery and gradually shifting to music videos, she performed lyricist Gulzar’s Sunset Point.
Chitrangada also acted in the 2005 film Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow and following her marriage to India’s golfer Jyoti Randhawa, she took a break from the industry for a couple of years.
She took a break from acting from 2005 to 2008. In 2008, she made her comeback with the leading role opposite Sanjay Suri in the director Onir’s romantic-comedy, Sorry Bhai!. Its release over the weekend of the Mumbai terror attacks proved disastrous at the box office.
In Sudhir Mishra’s movie Yeh Saali Zindagi (2011), Chitrangada played the role of an aspiring singer from Delhi who goes to Mumbai to get fame and money.
She then starred in Rohit Dhawan’s Desi Boyz, where she played the role of an economics teacher opposite Akshay Kumar. Desi Boyz also starred John Abraham and Deepika Padukone.
Chitrangada is brand ambassador for Airtel, Parachute,Puma, Borges Olive Oil, Garnier, Aliva Crackers, Taj Mahal Tea and Joyalukkas Jewellers..
Chitrangda is presently acting for commercial advertisements for Aliva snacks, Taj Mahal tea and Garnier.
She is set to appear in Sudhir Mishra’s next movie, Dhruv, where she plays a power-broker.
In April 2009, Chitrangda was awarded the Young Women Achiever Award – 2009′ by FICCI.
Chitrangda Singh Filmography
2013 – Nawab The Nautch Girl And The John Company ( Hindi )
2013 – Aur Devdas ( Hindi )
2013 – Inkaar ( Hindi )
2012 – I Me Aur Main ( Hindi )
2012 – Krrish 2 ( Hindi )
2012 – Joker ( Hindi )
2011 – Desi Boyz ( Hindi )
2011 – Yeh Saali Zindagi ( Hindi )
2008 – Sorry Bhai ( Hindi )
2005 – Kal – Yesterday And Tomorrow ( Hindi )