Veerendra

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Veerinder Singh
Born Veerinder Singh
15 August 1948
Phagwara, East Punjab
Died December 6, 1988(1988-12-06) (aged 40)
Talwandi, East Punjab
Occupation Actor, Writer, Producer, Director

Veerendra (Punjabi: ਵਰਿੰਦਰ) was a noted Punjabi film actor, director, producer and writer who made 25 films in his 12-year career including Lambardarni, Sarpanch, Batwara and Yaari Jatt Di. He also tried his hand at Hindi films, dubbed. Those were Khel Muqaddar Ka (1981) and Do Chehere (1977).

Career[edit]

Veerendra was a cousin of a noted Bollywood actor Dharmendra. Veerendra was like a brother to Dharmendra as Dharmendra was not only born in Phagwara at the same home as Veerendra but he also completed his education while staying with the family of Veerendra. He was married to Pammi Veerender. Together they have three children; two sons (Randeep and Ramandeep) and one daughter. The oldest, Randeep, has already starred in one movie, directed by his mother, Dullha Bhatti (1998). The younger son Ramandeep is a model. Veerendra was assassinated on 6 December 1988 during the shooting of the film Jatt Te Zameen.

Filmography[edit]

  • Dushmani di agg (1990)
  • Jatt Te Zameen (1987)
  • Vairi Jatt (1985)
  • Guddo (1985)
  • Ranjhan Mera Yaar (1984)
  • Nimmo (1984)
  • Jigri Yaar (1984) Karma
  • Yarri Jatt Di (1984)
  • Laajo (1983)
  • Jatt Soormey (1983)
  • Sardara Kartara (1983)Kartara
  • Batwara (1982) ... Karma
  • Rano (1982)
  • Sarpanch (1982)Karma
  • Balbiro Bhabhi (1981) .... Sucha Singh Soorma
  • Khel Muqaddar Ka (1981)
  • Lambardarni (1979)...Karma
  • Kunwara Mama (1979)
  • Saida Jogan (1979)
  • Jindri Yaar Di (1978)
  • Giddha (1978) Doctor Balbir
  • Do Chehere (1977) .... Raj
  • Santo Banto (1976).... Jeeta
  • Taakra (1976)
  • Dharam Jeet (1975)
  • Teri Meri Ik Jindri (1975) .... Jeetiaa

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