Gippy Grewal

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Gippy Grewal
Gippy Grewal, Punjabi Singer.jpg
Lucky di unlucky story Movie Poster
Background information
Native name ਗਿੱਪੀ ਗਰੇਵਾਲ
Birth name Rupinder Singh Grewal
Born 02 January 1982
Koom Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Origin Koom Kalan , Ludhiana
Genres Pop, Punjabi, bhangra
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Years active 2002 – present
Labels Planet Recordz, Speed Records
Associated acts Diljit Dosanjh, Bohemia, Aman Hayer, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Dr Zeus, Badshah, Manj Musik
Website gippygrewal.com

Gippy Grewal is a Punjabi singer and actor. He is known for his Punjabi songs. He was born in Koom Kalan village near Ludhiana. He rose to fame from his 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 the "PIFAA best actor award" in 2012 along with Diljit Dosanjh & received "PTC Best actor Award" in 2015 for blockbuster- Jatt james bond along with Diljit Dosanjh

Music career[edit]

Gippy 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 all time. He saw further success with albums like "Nasha," "Phulkari," "Phulkari 2 Just Hits" and "Gangster." His 2012 song "Angreji Beat",Lyrics Veet Baljit 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 shot for this track in Las Vegas (USA).[1] [2] Gippy performed at the Sandwell & Birmingham Mela in 2014.[3]

Film career[edit]

He made his debut by the help of Rajat Arora in Punjabi Films in a supporting role in 2010 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.[4] In April 2012 his film Mirza - The Untold Story released with the highest opening for a Punjabi film at the time of release[5] 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 100 million in India.[6] Another one of Gippy Grewal's movies Singh vs Kaur was 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. .[7] 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.[8] 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.[9] In November 2013 he came with another comedy movie Bhaji in Problem under Viacom motion pictures opposite Ragini Khanna .The movie was appreciated and was given 4/5 stars by a renowned Punjabi online magazine Ballewood.in.[10] Gippy Grewal's forthcoming movie is Jatt James Bond[11]

Personal life[edit]

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.[12]

Discography[edit]

Year released Album Music Record label Notes Most gross
2002 Chakk Ley Atul Sharma Anand Music 1st start 5.1
2003 Aaja Wey Mitra Atul Sharma Nupur Audio 10 Years 2.10
2004 Mele Mittaran De Kiss'n'tell Finetone UK Records 8.9
2005 Phulkari 2 Kiss'n'tell Speed Records The India Story Song 7.1
2006 Akh Larh Gayi Sukhpal Sukh Speed Records Bobby Nagra Presentations 7.2
2007 Chandi De Challe Bhinda Aujla Speed Records/Kamlee Records LTD Co-Singer: Yudhveer Manak 11.3
2008 My Time To Shine Bhinda Aujla Speed Records/Kamlee Records LTD Last Time With Bhinda Aujla 1.5
2010 Desi Rockstar Aman Hayer Speed Records Joined With Aman Hayer 22
2011 Talwar Anu-Manu
Jatinder Singh-Shah
Speed Records Lyrics Veet Baljit 9.2
2015 Desi Rockstar 2 Jatinder Singh-Shah Speed Records September 2015 TBA

Singles[edit]

Year Song Music Notes
2007 Gabru Bhinda Aujla
2008 Tareya Joti Dhillon
2009 Raj Karda Prince Ghuman
2009 Kini Sohni Bhinda Aujla
2010 Sh! Sh! Sharabi Ft. Bohemia Bohemia
2011 Angreji Beat Ft. Yo Yo Honey Singh Yo Yo Honey Singh From Album International Villager Also Feature in Bollywood movie cocktail
2011 The Gangster Prince Ghuman
2012 Mulahjedaariyaan Jatinder Shah
2013 Hello Hello Ft. Dr. Zeus Dr. Zeus
2014 Shut Up Pav Dharia For Fans
2014 Whatsapp Sonu Khanpur For Fans
2014 Kach Wali Kandh Surinder Rattan
2014 Photo Music : DJ Flow
2014 Party Like A Punjabi Ft. Manj Musik Manj Musik
2015 Zaalam Jatinder Singh-Shah Video Banned By Govt.
2015 Do You Know Baby Zee Music From Bollywood Movie : Dharam Sankat Mein
2015 Photo Zoom Dj Flow Coming Soon
2015 Bad Baby Ft. Badshah Badshah From Album ONE Coming Soon

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2010 Mel Karade Rabba Nihal Dhasah Debut Movie
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Yuvraaj
2012 Mirza- The Untold Story Mirza
2012 Carry On Jatta Jass Dhillon
2013 Singh vs Kaur Nihal Singh
2013 Lucky Di Unlucky Story Lucky
2013 Best of Luck Kullu
2013 Bhaji in Problem Jeeta
2014 Jatt James Bond Shinda
2014 Double Di Trouble Fateh/Ekom
2015 Second Hand Husband Bollywood Debut Movie
2015 Faraar Releasing 4th September 2015


Special Appearance[edit]

2011 Dharti

2015 Dharam Sankat Mein

Dubbing career[edit]

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.[13]

Television[edit]

As a guest[edit]

Year Title
2013 Voice of Punjab 4
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil

Film Awards[edit]

PTC Punjabi Film Awards

Won


Lost

References[edit]

  1. ^ "shooting of hello hello". ballewood.in. 
  2. ^ "hello hello". ballewood.in. 
  3. ^ "Sandwell & Birmingham Mela". Express & Star. 
  4. ^ "Business Today – Punjab Takes Center Stage With Its Own Hits". Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Mirza Is The Highest Opening For Punjabi Film". Retrieved 12 May 2012.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  6. ^ "Carry On Jatta Is A Blockbuster". Retrieved 2 August 2012.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  7. ^ "Singh vs. Kaur Review". Ballewood.in. Retrieved 17 February 2013.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  8. ^ Ballewood. "Lucky Di Unlucky Story Preview". Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Best of Luck Gippy and Jazzy". Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  10. ^ "Review of Bhaji in problem". ballewood.in. 
  11. ^ "Gippy Grewal in Jatt James Bond". Punjabigrooves.com. 
  12. ^ "Interview with Gippy Grewal". Retrieved 28 March 2013. 
  13. ^ "Die Hard 5 goes Punjabi". Indiatimes.com. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 20 February 2013.