Amrinder Gill

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For the ex-Chief Minister of Punjab with similar first name, see Capt. Amarinder Singh.
Amrinder Gill
Birth name Amrinder Singh Gill
Also known as Ammy
Born (1976-05-11) 11 May 1976 (age 38)
Origin Village Boorchand, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Genres Punjabi, Bhangra, Romantic, Pop
Occupations Singer, actor
Years active 2000–Present
Labels Kamlee Records Ltd (United Kingdom)
Speed Records (India)
T-Series (India)
Planet Recordz (North America)
Website amrindergill.co.uk

Amrinder Gill (Punjabi: ਅਮਰਿੰਦਰ ਗਿੱਲ)(born 1976) is a Punjabi singer and an actor. He started his career with album Apni Jaan Ke in 2000. In 2009, he became actor with movie Munde UK De.He is best known for his soft voice in Punjabi music industry.

Early life[edit]

Gill was born and raised in Boorchand, Amritsar, Punjab. He has studied at Khalsa College, Amritsar. He has completed master's degree in agriculture science.[1] He is alumni of Guru Nanak Dev University.[2] During college, he performed Bhangra dance as a support artists for various artist such as Sarbjit Cheema. Before starting his singing career, he worked in a bank.[3]

Career[edit]

He recorded his first song for Jalandhar Doordarshan program Kala Doria. Gill came into the public limelight with his breakthrough track "Paigam," followed by such hits such like "Daru," “Madhaania," “Khedan De Din," with Sunidhi Chauhan, and many others like "Mail Kara De" and "Dildarian." His album Judaa was consider one of the most successful Punjabi albums in 2011. Judaa got 'Best Album' award at Brit Asia Music Awards 2012 & 'Best Romantic Ballad' at the PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2012 and now he came up with his new album 'Judaa 2'.[4] [5][6]

Acting career[edit]

He made his acting debut in director Manmohan Singh's superhit Punjabi Film Munde UK De in 2009 in a supporting role with Jimmy Shergill and Neeru Bajwa. He followed that up with a lead role in Manmohan Singh's Ik Kudi Punjab Di. His next film Taur mittran Di for Jimmy Shergill productions released in May 2012, it paired him with actress Surveen Chawla and MTV VJ and Bollywood actor Rannvijay Singh. It Opened to a below average response, it had the seventh highest opening day in Punjabi Films.[7] His next movie was Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 which pairs him with Punjabi rapper Honey Singh and actress Mandy Takhar. After that he was be seen in Saadi Love Story that co starred Diljit Dosanjh, Neeru Bajwa and Surveen Chawla and was directed by Dheeraj Rattan who's written several blockbusters of Punjabi Cinema.[8]

Discography[edit]

Year Album Record Label Music Tracks
2000 Apni Jaan K Goyal Music Sukhpal Sukh Tracks 8
2001 Chan Da Tukda Finetouch Gurmeet Singh Tracks 10
2002 Ek Vaada Finetouch Gurmeet Singh Tracks 8
2005 Dildarian Kamlee Records Ltd/Music Waves Sukshinder Shinda Tracks 8
2007 Silent Tears Music Waves Simon Nandhra
2007 Ishq Kamlee Records Ltd/Speed Records/Planet Recordz Sukshinder Shinda Tracks 10
2009 Dooriyan Kamlee Records Ltd/Speed Records/Planet Recordz Sukshinder Shinda Tracks 9
2011 Judaa Envy/Music Waves/Speed Records Dr. Zeus Tracks 10
2014 Judaa 2[5] Speed Records Dr. Zeus Tracks 10

Singles[edit]

Year Album Record Label Notes
2005 Yaaran Naal Baharan T-Series Playback Singer for Song Khedan de din Char along with Sunidhi Chauhan
2009 Collaborations 2 MovieBox/Speed Records/Planet Recordz Guest appearance in Song Tu Hi Tu. Along with Sukshinder Shinda
2012 Twelve Envy Entertainment Singing along with Bilal Saeed in song 2 number.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2009 Munde U.K. De Jasjot Gill Duet Film
2010 Ik Kudi Punjab Di SP Singh
2012 Taur mittran Di Himmat Nominated: PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Actor
2012 Jatt & Juliet Captain Yuvraj Singh Extended Cameo
2013 Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 Robby
2013 Saadi Love Story Rajveer
2013 Daddy Cool Munde Fool Money Nominated: PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Actor
2014 Goreyan Nu Daffa Karo Kala Singh Pre-production
2014 Happy Go Lucky[8] Pre-production
2015 Daddy Cool Munde Fool 2 Money Pre-production
TBA Cadbury VS Twix Pre-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Singh, Charandeep (26 August 2010). "Paajis of pop". India Today. Retrieved 29 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "North Zone Inter-University Youth Festival from tomorrow". The Tribune. 6 November 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Interview with Amrinder Gill". PunjabiPortal. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Short bio of Amrinder Gill". Ballewood.in. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Amrinder Gill ready with Judaa 2". The Times of India. 3 June 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Brit Asia Music Awards 2012". Brit Asia TV. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  7. ^ Trade Network, Box Office India. "Taur Mittran Di Has Mediocre Opening". http://www.boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Tu Mera 22 Mein tera 22". punjabiportal.com. punjabiportal.com. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 

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