Gracy Singh

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Gracy Singh
Gracy Singh at Lagaan 10 Year Celebration at Taj Lands End in Mumbai (cropped).jpg
Singh in 2011
Born (1980-07-20) 20 July 1980 (age 33)
New Delhi, India
Occupation Actress, Indian Classical Dancer
Years active 1999–present

Gracy Singh (born on 20 July 1980 in Delhi, India), is an Indian actress. She is best known for her role as Gauri in Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India. She began her career touring with the dance group "The Planets" and her first acting role was in the television soap, Amanat. She then got an acting role in the film Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (as Kajol's younger sister) and also in Hu Tu Tu. This finally led her to her role opposite Aamir Khan in Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India where she played a village belle. She was nominated in this role for the Filmfare best debut actress award.[1]

Career[edit]

Singh started her career with the television serial "Amanat", which was telecast on Zee TV. She got few hit films to her credit in Hindi and Telugu including Munnabhai M.B.B.S. and Santosham. She has starred in Punjabi films such as Lakh Pardesi Hoye. She has also starred in a Malayalam film Loud Speaker directed by Jayaraj.

Singh is also a trained classical dancer having studied Bharatanatyam and Odissi.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film/TV Show Year Language Role Notes
Amanat 1997-2002 Hindi Dinky or Amrita TV Series
"Sar Utha Ke Jiyo" 1998 Hindi as Herself
Hu Tu Tu 1999 Hindi Shanti
Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain 1999 Hindi Maya Credited as Gracy.
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India 2001 Hindi Gauri Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut (2002),

IIFA Award for Best Debut (2002)

Santosham 2002 Telugu Padmavathi Dubbed in Hindi as Pehli Nazar
Ka Pehla Pyaar
.
Tappu Chesi Pappu Kudu 2002 Telugu Radhika Rani
Armaan 2003 Hindi Dr. Neha Mathur
Gangaajal 2003 Hindi Anuradha
Munnabhai M.B.B.S. 2004 Hindi Dr. Suman "Chinki" Asthana
Muskaan 2004 Hindi Muskaan
Shart: The Challenge 2004 Hindi Sonam
Wajahh: A Reason to Kill 2005 Hindi Trishna Bhargava
Yehi Hai Zindagi 2005 Hindi Vasundhara Rao
The White Land 2006 Hindi Sudha Patel Unscheduled
Choodiyan 2006 Hindi Simran Delayed
Lakh Pardesi Hoiye 2007 Punjabi Neha
Chanchal 2007 Hindi Chanchal
Deshdrohi 2008 Hindi Sonia Patil
Dekh Bhai Dekh 2008 Hindi Babli Lala
Vighnaharta Shree Siddhivinayak 2009 Hindi Herself Guest Appearance
Loudspeaker 2009 Malayalam Annie
Aseema 2009 Hindi Prof. Aseema L. Patnayak
Meghave Meghave 2009 Kannada Charmi aka Chandramukhi
Rama Rama Krishna Krishna 2010 Telugu Gauthami Cameo Appearance
Ramdev 2010 Telugu Shilpa
Milta Hai Chance By Chance 2011 Hindi Megha
Sai Ek Prerna 2011 Hindi Herself Guest Appearance
Andhala Doctor 2011 Marathi Maria
Dangerous Ishq 2012 Hindi Maharani Meerabai
Aappan Pher Milange 2012 Punjabi Gulaab
Qayamat Hi Qayamat 2012 Hindi Herself Special Appearance in a song
Baba Ramsaa Peer 2012 Gujarati Dalibai
Janta V/S Janardan - Bechara Aam Aadmi 2013 Hindi Filming
Mahabharat Aur Barbareek 2013 Hindi Morvi
Blue Mountain 2013 Hindi Vani Sharma Filming

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gracy Singh Awards". One India. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gracy's Foot Forward". Indian Express. 31 March 2001. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 

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