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Gill at the Lakme Fashion Week, August 2013
|Born||Rimpy Kaur Gill
19 December 1975 
|Other names||Rimpy Kaur Gill|
|Years active||1995 – present|
Mahi Gill (or Mahie Gill) (born 19 December, 1975) is an Indian actress, working in the Bollywood industry. She is best known for her role of Paro in Anurag Kashyap's critically acclaimed Hindi film Dev.D, a modern take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's Bengali novella Devdas for which she also won the 2010 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She started her career in Punjabi films before making a debut in Bollywood with Dev.D. She consequently gained recognition after portraying Madhavi Devi, a sexually frustrated Begum, in the critically successful Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster as well as its sequel.
Early life and education
Gill got her first break with the Punjabi based Bollywood film Hawayein and has done a couple of Punjabi films along with theatre. Anurag first saw her at a party and instantly finalized her to play the character of Paro in movie Dev D. She has worked in Ram Gopal Verma's 'Not a Love Story' which was based on Niraj Grover Murder case of 2008. She also worked in Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster with Jimmy Shergill and Randeep Hooda which was released on 30 September 2011. This movie earned her a nomination at the FilmFare awards for best actress. Gill has also appeared in Paan Singh Tomar with Irrfan Khan. It is the true story of an athlete who became a dacoit. In this, she played the title character's wife. Gill made her Telugu debut with Apoorva Lakhia's film Toofan, simultaneously shot with the Hindi version, Zanjeer. She did her first ever item number in Tigmanshu Dhulia’s film Bullett Raja starring Saif Ali Khan.
|2004||Khushi Mil Gayee|
|2006||Sirf Panch Din|
|2007||Khoya Khoya Chand||Starlet at Prem Kumar's house||Hindi|
|Mitti Wajaan Maardi||Rani||Punjabi|
|2008||Chak De Phatte||Simran||Punjabi|
|2009||Dev.D||Parminder (Paro)||Hindi||Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress|
|Pal Pal Dil Ke Ssaat||Dolly||Hindi||Credited as Rimpy Gill|
|Aagey Se Right||Sonia Bhatt||Hindi|
|2011||Utt Pataang||Sanjana Mahadik||Hindi|
|Not A Love Story||Anusha Chawla||Hindi|
|Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster||Madhavi Devi||Hindi||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|2012||Paan Singh Tomar||Indra||Hindi|
|Buddha in a Traffic Jam||Hindi||Filming|
|Carry On Jatta||Mahie Kaur||Punjabi|
|2013||Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns||Madhavi Devi||Hindi|
|Gang of Ghosts||Hindi||Filming|
|Gurlej Sikdar Wali||Gurlej||Punjabi||Filming|
|Bullett Raja||Hindi||Item number|
|2014||Carry on Jatta 2||Mahie Kaur||Punjabi||Filming|
Awards and nominations
- "Mahie Gill's Biography" Retrieved 6 July 2013
- "My first marriage failed because I was immature: Mahie" Retrieved 6 July 2013
- "I don't have time to date anyone: Mahi Gill". Indian Express. September 11, 2009.
- "Mahi Gill: A girl on the verge". Express Buzz (Indian Express). July 3, 2009.
- Vyavahare, Renuka (22 March 2013). "Mahie Gill buys land in Chandigarh". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "Life History Of Celebrity And Actress Mahi Gill". Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "3 Idiots shines at Filmfare Awards". Economic Times. 28 Fenruary 2010. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "Filmfare Awards Nominations 2011 – 2012". Indicine. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "tar Screen Awards Winners 2009 – 2010". Indicine. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "Winners of the IIFA Awards 2010". One India. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
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