Gurpreet Ghuggi

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Gurpreet Ghuggi
Birth name Gurpreet Singh
Born (1971-07-19) July 19, 1971 (age 42)
Khokhar Fojian, Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
Genres Comedy (Films, Stage, TV)
Occupations Comedian, Actor
Labels Shemaroo (India)
Associated acts Jaswinder Bhalla, Rana Ranbir, Jaspal Bhatti, Smeep Kang, Upasna Singh

Gurpreet Ghuggi (Punjabi: ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰੀਤ ਘੁੱਗੀ) (born July 19, 1971) is an Indian stand-up comedian, who also work as actor in TV soap operas, Bollywood and Punjabi cinema.[1] [2] [3] [4]

Early life[edit]

Ghuggi was born on June 19, 1971 in Khokhar Fojian village in Gurdaspur district in the Indian state of Punjab. He is married to Kuljeet Kaur, who hails from Jalandhar. They have two children, one son and one daughter.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Ghuggi started his career as a Punjabi actor in Jalandhar Doordarshan Tele-films. He appeared in a lead role in a TV soap opera Parchhaven, produced by Jalandhar Doordarshan. However, he received much attention only after participating in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge reality show on STAR One TV. He later appeared in an another show Hans Baliye on Star One TV with his wife Kuljeet Kaur and won the contest. He has acted as a comedian in Bollywood movies and Punjabi movies as such, Namastey London, Race, Asa Nu Maan Watna Da, Yaara Naal Bahaara, Humko Deewana Kar Gaye, Singh Is Kinng, Mera Pind, Jijja Ji, Jag Jeondeyan De Mele, Tera Mera Ki Rishta, Speedy Singhs and Munde U.K. De. He has also appeared in the live shows as such, Shounki Mela 2003 (along with Kamal Heer, Manmohan Waris and Sangtar), Vaisakhi Mela 2009 (along with Jazzy B and Sukhshinder Shinda) and Vaisakhi Mela 2010 (along with Nachatter Gill, Master Saleem and others). He played the role of Sundeep Cheema in "Paaji In Trouble" (later renamed to Bhaji in Problem) Punjabi movie with Akshay Kumar. Currently, he resides in Jalandhar, Punjab.[5]

Discography[edit]

Year Album Record label
2012 Punjabi Gabru Vanjhali Recordz
2007 Meri Vahuti Da Viyah Shemaroo
2005 Ghuggi Khol Pitari T-Series
2005 Tamasha Ghuggi Da T-Series
2004 Ghuggi Shoo Mantar T-Series
2004 Ghuggi Da Viah T-Series
2003 Ghuggi De Bachche T-Series
2003 Ghuggi Kare Kolki Music Waves
2003 Ghuggi Junction Plasma Records
2002 Tohfe Ghuggi De T-Series

Videography[edit]

Year Title Record label
2010 Ghasita Hawaldar Santa Banta Frar Shemaroo
2010 Khich Ghuggi Khich T-Series
2009 Ghuggi Hein Te Udd Ke Vakha Eagle
2009 Ghuggi Labhey Gharwali Shemaroo
2008 Ghuggi Yaar Gup Na Mar Shemaroo
2008 Ghuggi De Barati Tips
2007 Meri Vahuti Da Viyah Shemaroo
2005 Ghuggi Khol Pitari T-Series
2004 Ghuggi Shoo Mantar T-Series
2003 Ghuggi Junction Plasma Records

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Jee Aayan Nu Travel Agent Saying Tinky Winky is Red & Lofty is Black
2004 Asa Nu Maan Watna Da Patwari Jhilmil Singh
2004 Pind Di Kudi Lalli's uncle With Sarbjit Cheema
2005 Nalaik Mama With Gugu Gill, Vivek Shauq, Bobby DeolSp.Apperiance
2005 Jijaji Mr. Sandhu (IAS Officer)
2005 Yaaran Naal Baharan Rangila,College Student
2006 Dil Apna Punjabi Prabhjot Singh Mundi (NRI Punjabi)
2006 Humko Deewana Kar Gaye Gurpreet Guggi (Aditya's Friend)
2006 Rab Ne Banayiyan Jodiyan Tillu Singh/K.B. Singh 'Kabadiya' With Babbu Maan, Rana Ranbir
2006 Ek Jind Ek Jaan Comedy King-Ghuggi
2007 Namastey London Taxi Driver (Special Appearance)
2007 Mitti Wajaan Maardi Ambarsariya With Harbhajan Maan, Japji Khera, Rana Ranbir
2008 Race Police Inspector (Special Appearance)
2008 Singh Is Kinng Gurpreet Ghuggi Being Naughty
2008 Mera Pind Teetu Kalra (Property Dealer)
2008 Chak De Phatte Pinka Bhoond/Ratan Singh Tata
2009 Ek: The Power of One Guru With Bobby Deol, Shriya Saran & Nana Patekar
2009 Jag Jeondeyan De Mele Lucky/Mitha singh (Munim)
2009 Tera Mera Ki Rishta Wedding Planner
2009 Munde U.K. De DJ (Diljeet Singh)
2009 Lagda Ishq Hogaya Servant (Bhapa) With Roshan Prince & Shaveta
2009 Apni Boli Apna Des Yankee Singh With Sarbjit Cheema, Shweta Tiwari, Sudesh Lehri
2010 Lad Gaya Pecha Baljeet
2010 Kabaddi Ik Mohabbat Sukhi
2010 Ik Kudi Punjab Di Bawa Making Presents the Show in India
2010 Mar Jawan Gur Khake Inspector 420
2011 The Lion of Punjab[6] Amrit's brother
2011 Breakaway Uncle Sammy
2011 Naughty @ 40
2011 Khushiyaan
2011 Yaara o Dildaara Kang
2012 Pata Nahi Rabb Kehdeyan Rangan Ch Raazi Preetam Singh
2012 Joker Cameraman
2012 Carry On Jatta Honey
2012 YAAR Pardesi Kamaljit Singh with Claudia Ciesla
2012 Ajj De Ranjhe Inspector Manjit Singh Phirki
2012 Khiladi 786 Sukhi
2012 Dil Tainu Karda Ae Pyar with Gulzar Inder Chahal, Neetu Singh
2012 Yamley Jatt Yamley
2013 Lucky Di Unlucky Story Jelly With Gippy Grewal & Geeta Zaildar
2013 Jatts In Golmaal Jugnu With Arya Babbar, Jaswinder Bhalla
2013 Bhaji in Problem Sandeep Cheema With Akshay Kumar, Gippy Grewal
2013 Heer and Hero
2014 Carry on Jatta 2 Honey Tiwana With Gippy Grewal
2014 Chakk De Phatte 2
2014 Jatt James Bond With Gippy Grewal
2014 Fateh (2014 Film)

Television[edit]

  • Sunehri Jild, Telefilm
  • Ghuggi Express, Comedy Show in Zee Alfa (1998), music by satya manik
  • Parchhaven, Serial
  • Udeek, Teleplay
  • Balle Balle Shawa Shawa, TV Show

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ghuggi to make youth aware of unsung heroes". The Indian Express. December 22, 2011. Retrieved 2014-01-20. 
  2. ^ "Dr. R L Bassan, Gurpreet Ghuggi Inaugurate Nova IVI Fertility Center in Jalandhar". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "RAAVI & GURPREET (Ghuggi) to spice up this Sunday!". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Watch Between Us with Gurpreet Ghuggi". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Akshay Kumar all set to sizzle in first Punjabi movie". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Just Punjabi (December 25, 2010). "Just Panjabi: Lion of Punjab: Diljit in theaters on 11th Feb, Music Release on 11 January 2011". justpanjabi.com. Retrieved 9 February 2011. 

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