|Birth name||Rupinder Singh|
January 2, 1983 |
Koom Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
|Origin||Koom Kalan aka Kum Kalan , Ludhiana|
|Genres||Pop, Punjabi, bhangra|
|Occupations||Singer, Actor, Film producer|
|Years active||2002 - present|
|Labels||Planet Recordz (2005-08)
|Associated acts||Honey Singh, Diljit Dosanjh, Bohemia, Aman Hayer|
Gippy Grewal (Punjabi: ਗਿੱਪੀ ਗਰੇਵਾਲ Gippy Garēvāl, born January 2, 1983) is an Indian Singer and Actor. He is known for his Punjabi songs. He was born in Koom Kalan (Kum Kalan) village near ludhiana. He rose to fame from his hit single Phulkari which broke many records in Punjab. He made his debut in the 2010 movie, Mel Karade Rabba. He has also received "PTC Best Actor Award" in 2011 for his performance in 2011 blockbuster, Jihne Mera Dil Luteya. He received "PIFAA best actor award" in 2012 along with Diljit Dosanjh.
He made his debut with the album Chakkh Lai which went on to became an instant success and brought him into the limelight in the Punjabi Music Industry. His album, which was produced by Aman Hayer, made him a superstar, and went on to become one of the highest selling Punjabi albums of all time. He saw further success with albums like "Nasha," "Phulkari," "Phulkari 2 Just Hits" and "Gangster." His 2012 song "Angreji Beat", a collaboration with Honey Singh for his album International Villager, stormed the Punjabi Music Charts, and featured in Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone's Bollywood film Cocktail that released in July 2012. In 2013 his new single Hello Hello was also like a setting new stage for Punjabi music industry.
He made his debut in Punjabi Films in a supporting role in 2010 hit film Mel Karade Rabba opposite Jimmy Shergill and Indo-Canadian actress Neeru Bajwa. He followed that up with a lead role in Jihne Mera Dil Luteya with Diljit Dosanjh which became the biggest hit in Punjabi Cinema when it released. In April 2012 his film Mirza - The Untold Story released with the highest opening for a Punjabi film at the time of release opposite UK-Punjabi actress Mandy Takhar. His next movie Carry On Jatta paired him with critically acclaimed Bollywood actress Mahie Gill, it released in July 2012 and had the second highest opening and total collections for Punjabi film, it is on course to collect Rs 10 Crore in India. Gippy Grewal's latest movie Singh vs Kaur released on 15 February 2013, has garnered positive reviews mostly. Critics have appreciated Gippy for his remarkable acting and have also termed him as the 'first action hero of Punjab. . Gippy Grewal's upcoming film is Lucky Di Unlucky Story. Directed by Smeep Kang, this film falls under the banner of Gurfateh films and Sippy Grewal Productions. Lucky Di Unlucky Story was released on 26 April 2013 and was a huge hit. He is also worked with Jazzy Bains, who made his Punjabi film debut in Best of Luck, opposite Miss India Universe 2008 Simran Mundi.
Gippy Grewal is married to Ravneet Kaur and has two sons named, Gurfateh and Ekomkar. It is on his younger son, Gurfateh's name, that Gippy Grewal launched his production house called, Gurfateh Films. His elder brother Sippy Grewal is based in Australia and also produces films under the banner- Sippy Grewal. 'Carry on Jatta' was produced under Sippy Grewal Productions.
|Year Released||Album||Music||Record Label||Most Gross|
|May 2002||Chakk Ley||Atul Sharma||Anand Music||5.1|
|November 2003||Aaja Wey Mitra||Atul Sharma||Nupur Audio||2.10|
|March 2004||Mele Mittaran De||Kiss'n'tell||Finetone||8.9|
|July 2005||Phulkari 2||Kiss'n'tell||Planet Recordz, Speed Records||7.1|
|February 2006||Akh Larh Gayi||Sukhpal Sukh||Planet Recordz, Speed Records||7.2|
|September 2007||Chandi De Challe||Bhinda Aujla||Planet Recordz/Speed Records||11.3|
|August 2008||My Time To Shine||Bhinda Aujla||Planet Recordz/Speed Records/Kamlee Records||1.5|
|October 2010||Desi Rockstar||Aman Hayer||Kamlee Records LTD/Speed Records||27.4|
|April 2011||Talwar||Annu-Mannu, Jatinder Shah, Honey Singh||Speed Records||9.2|
|2007||Gabru||Bhinda Aujla||Speed Records/Moviebox||1st Join|
|2008||Tareya||Joti Dhillon||Planet Recordz/Speed Records/Moviebox Records||Economy|
|2009||Raj Karda||Prince Ghuman||Planet Recordz/Speed Records||Also Available in Canada & India|
|2009||Kini Sohni||Bhinda Aujla||Planet Recordz/Speed Records/Kamlee Records||All Done|
|2011||Gal Teri Wang Di||Aman Hayer||Speed Records/Moviebox Records||24 February 2011|
|2010||Sh! Sh! Sharabi||Bohemia||Speed Records||Others in Kamlee Records|
|2011||Angreji Beat||Honey Singh||Speed Records/MovieBox Records/Planet Recordz||11 November 2011|
|2012||Mulahjedaariyaan||Jatinder Shah||Speed Records|
|2013||Hello Hello||Dr. Zeus||T-Series||Video By: Baljit Singh Deo|
|2010||Mel Karade Rabba||Nihal Dhasah|
|2011||Jihne Mera Dil Luteya||Yuvraaj||PTC Best Actor Award with Diljit Dosanjh
PIFFA Award for Best Actor with Diljit Dosanjh
|2011||Dharti||Himself||Special Appearance in song Sarkaaran|
|2012||Mirza- The Untold Story||Mirza|
|2012||Carry On Jatta||Jass Dhillon||Winner-PTC Best Actor Award Critics|
|2013||Singh vs Kaur||Nihal Singh|
|2013||Lucky Di Unlucky Story||Lucky|
|2013||Best of Luck||Kullu|
|2013||Bhaji in Problem||Jeeta|
|2014||Double Di Trouble||With Dharmendra|
|2014||Chak De Phatte 2|
|2014||Jatt James Bond||With Zarine Khan|
|2014||Carry On Jatta 2||Jass Dhillon||(For 25 July 2014)|
Gippy Grewal has also started a career in the dubbing. He has given the Punjabi dubbing voice for Jai Courtney's character in A Good Day to Die Hard. This is the first ever Hollywood movie to be dubbed in Punjabi. It was also dubbed in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
Live action films
|Film title||Actor||Character||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
|A Good Day to Die Hard ||Jai Courtney||Jack||Punjabi||English||2013||2013||First Ever Hollywood movie to have a Punjabi dubbed version.|
- "Business Today - Punjab Takes Center Stage With Its Own Hits". Retrieved November 13, 2011.
- "Mirza Is The Highest Opening For Punjabi Film". Retrieved 12 May 2012.
- "Carry On Jatta Is A Blockbuster". Retrieved 2 Aug 2012.
- "Singh vs. Kaur Review". Ballewood.in. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
- Ballewood. "Lucky Di Unlucky Story Preview". Retrieved 9 April 2013.
- "Best of Luck Gippy and Jazzy". Retrieved 26 April 2012.
- "Interview with Gippy Grewal". Retrieved 28 March 2013.
- "Die Hard 5 goes Punjabi". Indiatimes.com. 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2013-02-20.
- "A Good Day to Die Hard in Punjabi". TimesofIndia.com. Retrieved 28 Jan 2013.