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Gippy Grewal
Gippy Grewal.jpg
Grewal in 2019
Born
Rupinder Singh Grewal[1][2]

(1983-01-02) 2 January 1983 (age 39)[3][4]
Occupation
  • Singer
  • actor
  • writer
  • producer
  • director
  • dancer
Spouse(s)Ravneet Kaur Grewal
Children3
Musical career
Genres
Labels
  • Humble Music
  • Speed Records
  • T-Series
  • Moviebox Records
  • Tips
  • Saga Music
  • Panj-aab Records
Websitegippygrewal.com

Rupinder Singh "Gippy" Grewal (born 2 January 1983), is an Indian actor, singer, film director and producer whose works span over Punjabi and Hindi film industry.

His single "Phulkari" was very successful in the Punjabi music industry.[6] He made his acting debut in the 2010 movie, Mel Karade Rabba, and which he followed with Carry On Jatta, Lucky Di Unlucky Story, Bhaji in Problem and Jatt James Bond. He revived "PTC Best Actor Award" in 2011 for his performance in the 2011 film Jihne Mera Dil Luteya. He received the "PIFAA Best Actor Award" in 2012 along with Diljit Dosanjh and received "PTC Best Actor Award" in 2015 for Jatt James Bond along with Diljit Dosanjh. He is owner of production houses Humble Motion Pictures and Big Daddy Films along with his brother Sippy Grewal.

Personal life

Grewal was born in Ludhiana and his hometown is Koom Kalan, Ludhiana. He did his schooling from Nankana Sahib Public School, Kot Gangu Rai and studied at North India Institute of Hotel Management, Panchkula.[5] His brother Sippy Grewal is a distributor based in Australia.[7]

Grewal is married to Ravneet Kaur and has three sons.[2][8][9]

Like many other Indians his ancestors roots are found in Pakistan. In Jan 2020, he visited Nankana sahib, his village in Lahore and after 2 days he went back to India. His travel started from wagah border and then ended there.

Music career

Grewal performing live in Chandigarh

Grewal made his debut with the album Chakkh Lai was produced by Atul Sharma.[10] He followed with the albums Aaja Ve Mitraa,Mele Mitraan De, Phulkari 2 and many more. He become a famous name in Punjabi Music among the audience. In 2021, his eighth album "Desi Rockstar" produced by Aman Hayer was a huge hit and was very much loved by Audience. After the album he released song " Angreji Beat" with Yo Yo Honey Singh which proved to be the biggest song of his career. He enjoyed his prime time of stardom during 2010-2014 making him leading artist in Punjabi Music Industry . In 2012 his song "Angreji Beat", featured in the Bollywood film Cocktail.

The video for his 2013 single "Hello Hello" was shot in Las Vegas, Nevada. He performed at the Sandwell and Birmingham Mela in 2014.[11] Before his fame though he was a wedding singer. He frequently performed at weddings in Punjab, India.

Film career

Gippy Grewal with Sargun Mehta during the promotions of Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh

Grewal made his film debut in a supporting role in 2010 Punjabi-language film Mel Karade Rabba. He followed that up with a lead role in Jihne Mera Dil Luteya which became the biggest hit in Punjabi cinema when it released.[12] In April 2012 his film Mirza – The Untold Story released with the highest opening for a Punjabi film at the time.[13]

His next movie Carry On Jatta released in July 2012 and had the second highest opening and total collections for Punjabi film.[14] In 2013, Grewal released the action film Singh vs Kaur, comedy film Lucky Di Unlucky Story and Best of Luck and the comedy movie Bhaji in Problem.

In 2014, he appeared in the dramatic thriller Jatt James Bond. His second film of 2014 was the comedy film Double Di Trouble.

He dubbed a voice in the Punjabi version of A Good Day to Die Hard which was the first Hollywood movie to be dubbed in Punjabi.[15]

In 2015, Grewal entered Bollywood with a guest appearance, portraying pop star Manjeet Manchala in the comedy-drama film Dharam Sankat Mein.[16] He then made his full acting debut in Bollywood with the romantic-comedy film Second Hand Husband.[17]

In 2016, he launched own production house Humble Motion Pictures with his first directional debut Ardaas.[18]

In September 2017 Gippy Grewal starred in his most recent Hindi movie, Lucknow Central, along with Farhan Akhtar.[19] Carry on Jatta 2 released on 1 June 2018.

In 2022, he launched a new production house "Big Daddy Films".[18]

Discography

Gippy Grewal discography
Studio albums12
Singles42
Punjabi Films Songs95
Hindi Films Songs8

Studio albums

Year released Album Music Record label
2002 Chakk Ley Atul Sharma Anand Music
2003 Aaja Wey Mitra Atul Sharma Nupur Audio
2004 Mele Mittaran De Kiss'n'tell Finetone (India)

Planet Recordz (Canada)

2005 Phulkari 2 Kiss'n'tell Planet Recordz (Canada)

Speed Records (India)

2006 Akh Larh Gayi (Canada & India)

The Album (UK)

Sukhpal Sukh & J-Skillz Planet Recordz (Canada)

Kamlee Records (UK)

Speed Records (India)

2007 Chandi De Challe (Canada & India)

Im Here (UK)

Bhinda Aujla Planet Recordz (Canada)

Kamlee Records (UK)

Speed Records (India)

2008 My Time To Shine Bhinda Aujla Planet Recordz (Canada)

Kamlee Records (UK)

Speed Records (India)

2010 Desi Rockstar Aman Hayer Music Waves Productions (Canada)

Kamlee Records (UK)

Speed Records (India)

2011 Talwar Anu-Manu, Jatinder Shah Speed Records
2016 Desi Rockstar 2 JSL, Jatinder Shah, DJ Flow, Aman Hayer, Dr. Zeus Speed Records
2020 The Main Man Various Geet Mp3
2021 Limited Edition[20] Various Humble Music

Film soundtrack

Punjabi

Year Movie Song
2010 Mel Karade Rabba Sher Ban Ke
2011 Dharti Sarkaraan
2011 Mirza - The Untold Story
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya "Billi Billi Akh" , "Munde Jattan De" , "Channa" and "Jhanjar" with Diljit Dosanjh
2012 Carry on Jatta "Carry on Jatta" , "Phulkari" , "Roula Pai Gaya" , "Marjawa" , "Udaayi Ja" , "Tera Na" , "Funda"
2013 Singh vs Kaur "Zakhmi Dil" , "Cut Sleev" , "Bukhchu" , "Maasi" , "Singha Singha" , "Donali"
2013 Lucky di Unlucky Story "Whisky" , "Kach Da Samaan" , "Desi Gana" , "Sap Keel Ley" , "Dil Tut Na Jave" , "Ishq Da Rog"
2013 Best of Luck "Khangya" , "Happy Shappy" , "91 ya 92" , "Papa Nu Pta Lag Ju " with Jazzy B
2013 Bhaji in Problem "Love ho Gaya" , "Ghar di Sharab" , "Ishq Zehreela" , "Chad Gayi Oye" , "Ferrari"
2014 Jatt James Bond "Chandi Di Dabbi" , "Jatt Diyan Tauran" , "Tu Meri Baby Doll"
2014 Double di Trouble "26 Ban Gayi" , "Dil Nachda Phire" , "Football" , "Lak Tunu Tunu"
2015 Faraar "Budwaar" , "Jatti" , "Diamond" , "Taur"
2016 Kaptaan "Oscar" , "26-26" , "Redua" , "Rabba Rabba"
2016 Ardaas Mere Sahib Guest Appearance
2016 Film Lock Jatt On Top
2017 Manje Bistre "Jatt Attitude" and "Dubai Wale Shaikh"
2017 Jora 10 Numbariya "Jora 10 Numbariya"
2018 Subedar Joginder Singh "GAL DIL DI" , "ISHQ DA TARA"
2018 Laavan Phere 25 Kille Ft. Mannat Toor
2018 Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan Akh Ladgayi
2018 Carry on Jatta 2 "Carry on Jatta 2" , "Kurta Chadra" , "Gabru" , "DJ Wala" , "Kikli" , "Bhangra Pa Lyiye"
2018 Mar Gaye Oye Loko "Fuel" , "Lagda Khair Nahi" , "Mar Gaye Oye Loko"
2019 Manje Bistre 2 "Current" , "Bolliyan"
2019 Ardaas Karaan "Bachpan"
2019 Ik Sandhu Hunda Si "Ik Sandhu Hunda Si" , "Charche" , "Sone Di Wang"
2019 Naukar Vahuti Da "Naukar Vahuti Da"
2019 Daaka "Gal Theek Ni Lagdi" , "Phulkari"
2019 Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh "Ambersar De Papad" , "Aaja Billo Katthe Nachiye" , "Beautiful Jatti"
2020 Posti "Posti (Title Track)"
2021 Paani Ch Madhaani "VCR", "Pind Pind", "Jean", "Jigre"

Hindi

Year Movie Song
2012 Cocktail Angreji Beat
2015 Dharam Sankat Mein Tu Takke & Do You Know Baby Acted in movie
2015 Second Hand Husband Bad Baby & Mithi Meri Jaan & Second Hand Husband Acted in movie
2016 Loveshhuda Chitta Kukkad (ft.Neha Kakkar)
2016 Befikre Khulke Dulke (ft.Harshdeep Kaur)

Singles

Year Single Album Lyrics Music
2007 Nasha Chandi De Challe Gurmeet Cheema Bhinda Aujla
2008 Balle Balle My Time to Shine Gurmeet Cheema Bhinda Aujla
Halaat Raj Kakra Bhinda Aujla
Yaar Mera Gurmeet Cheema Bhinda Aujla
2010 Hathyaar Desi Rockstar Satti Samra Aman Hayer
Daang Veet Baljit Aman Hayer
Flower Inda Raikoti Aman Hayer
2011 Angreji Beat International Villager Veet Baljit Honey Singh
2012 Mulajedariyan Raj Kakra Honey Singh
2013 Hello Hello Veet Baljit Dr Zeus
2014 Pariwar Talwar Inda Raikoti Jatinder Shah
Photo Jassi Lokha DJ Flow
Shut up Ravi Raj Pav Dharia
2016 Ghat Boldi Jaani B Praak
Hikk Vich Jaan Desi Rockstar 2 Happy Raikoti JSL
Patt Lainge ft.Neha Kakkar Kamal Kharoud Dr Zeus
2017 Lahore Navi Kamboz Dr Zeus
Car Nachdi ft Bohemia Jaani B Praak
Velna Happy Raikoti Jay K
Nai Shad Da Jaani Jay K
2018 Sooraj Jaani B Praak
Hukam Da Yakka Narinder Baath Desi Crew
Weekend Sabbi Kothepona Laddi Gill
2019 Khatarnaak ft Bohemia Kumar Sunny Desi Crew
2020 Where Baby Where Jaani Sukhe
Nach Nach Kulshan Sandhu Enzo
Miss You Happy Raikoti Enzo
Vigad Gaya Rav Hanjra Snappy
Me & U ft. Tania Happy Raikoti Desi Crew
Ayien Kiven ft.Amrit Maan The Main Man Amrit Maan Ikwinder Singh
Ask Em ft.Karan Aujla Karan Aujla Yeah Proof
2 Seater ft.Afsana Khan Amrit Maan Ikwinder Singh
Vailpuna ft. Afsana Khan Kulshan Sandhu Enzo
2021 Jado Nachdi Ae Tu Ulluminati
2009 Reheated Limited Edition Jagdev Maan Bhinda Aujla
Hathyaar 2 ft. Manpreet Happy Raikoti Laddi Gill
Sirra Hoyea Peya Mani Longia Deep Jandu
Jatt Bukda Fire ft.Sultaan Mani Longia Bhinda Aujla
Bandook Ricky Khan Red Room Studio
Fark Sunny Randhawa Desi Crew
2022 Darji ft. Gurlez Akhtar Ricky Khan Red Room Studio
By Name Guri Guri Gill Wazir Patar
Munda Grewala Da Guri Mattu Taran Singh

Filmography

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released

Actor

Year Film Role Actor Producer Director Writer Notes Language
2010 Mel Karade Rabba Nihal Dhasah Yes No No No Punjabi Film Debut Punjabi
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Yuvraaj Singh Randhawa Yes No No No Punjabi
2012 Mirza: The Untold Story Mirza Yes No No No Punjabi
2012 Carry On Jatta Jass Dhillon Yes Yes No No Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Singh vs Kaur Nihal Singh Yes No No No   Punjabi
2013 Lucky Di Unlucky Story Lucky Yes Yes No No Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Best of Luck Kullu Yes Yes No No Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Bhaji in Problem Jeeta Yes No No No Punjabi
2014 Jatt James Bond Shinda Yes No No No   Punjabi
2014 Double Di Trouble Fateh/Ekam (Double Role) Yes No No No Punjabi
2015 Second Hand Husband Rajbir Yes No No No Bollywood Film Debut Hindi
2015 Faraar Shinda/Ekam (Double Role) Yes Yes No No Punjabi
2016 Ardaas Sukhi Yes Yes Yes Yes Cameo Appearance Punjabi
2016 Kaptaan Advocate Kaptaan Singh Yes No No No Punjabi
2016 Lock Bhola Yes No No No Punjabi
2017 Manje Bistre Sukhi Yes Yes No Yes Punjabi
2017 Lucknow Central Parminder Singh Gill(Pali) Yes No No No Hindi
2018 Subedar Joginder Singh Joginder Singh Yes No No No Punjabi
2018 Carry on Jatta 2[21] Jass Yes No No No Punjabi
2018 Mar Gaye Oye Loko[22] Tittu Yes Yes No Yes Punjabi
2019 Manje Bistre 2[23] Sukhi Yes Yes No Yes Punjabi
2019 Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh Rajveer Yes No No No Punjabi
2019 Ardaas Karaan Sehaj Yes Yes Yes Yes Punjabi
2019 Daaka Shinda Yes Yes No Yes Co-producer, Writer and screenplay Punjabi
2020 Ik Sandhu Hunda Si Sandhu Yes No No No Punjabi
2021 Paani Ch Madhaani[24][25] Gulli Yes No No No Punjabi
2021 Warning Geja Yes Yes No Yes Cameo Appearance Punjabi
2021 Shava Ni Girdhari Lal Girdhari Lal Yes Yes Yes No Punjabi
2022 Posti N/A No Yes No No Starring Babbal Rai Punjabi
2022 Maa Films that have not yet been released No Yes No No [26] Punjabi
2022 Warning 2 Films that have not yet been released| Geja Yes Yes No Yes Completed Punjabi
2022 SnowmanFilms that have not yet been released No Yes No No Completed Punjabi
2022 Phatte Dinde Chakk PunjabiFilms that have not yet been released Yes Yes No No Releasing[27] Punjabi
2022 Widow ColonyFilms that have not yet been released Yes Yes No No [28] Punjabi
2022 HoneyMoonFilms that have not yet been released Yes No No No Completed Punjabi
2022 Manje Bistre 3 Films that have not yet been released Yes Yes No Yes [29] Punjabi
2023 Carry On Jatta 3Films that have not yet been released Jass Yes Yes No No In progress[30] Punjabi

Special appearances

Year Film Role Sources
2011 Dharti Himself
2015 Dharam Sankat Mein Manjeet Manchala
2016 Ardaas Sukhi
2018 Asees

Dubbing roles

Year Film Role Original Actor Original language Dubbed language
2013 A Good Day To Die Hard Jack Jae Courtesy English Punjabi

Television

Year Title Channel Notes
2013 Voice of Punjab 4 PTC Punjabi Guest
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil Colors TV
2015 Comedy Classes Life OK
2020 Warning! Humble Music Creator

Awards and nominations

Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2009 Mel Karade Rabba PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Male Debut Nominated
Best Villain Nominated
2011 Punjabi Music Best Folk pop Album Award Won
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Best Actor
(tied with) Diljit Dosanjh for Jihne Mera Dil Luteya
Won
2012 Punjabi Music Most Popular song of the year Won
2012 Mirza: The Untold Story Best Actor Nominated
Critics Best Actor Won
Carry On Jatta Best Actor Nominated
Mirza: The Untold Story
Carry On Jatta
Best Popular Star Of The Year Won
2013 Singh vs Kaur Best Actor Nominated
2014 Jatt James Bond Best Actor Won
2014 Entertainer of The Year[31] Won
2015 Faraar Best Actor Nominated
2016 Kaptaan Most Popular song of the year Won
2016 Ardaas Best Director Nominated
Best Debut Director Won
Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Story Nominated
Kaptaan Best Actor Nominated
Ardaas Filmfare Awards Punjabi Best Director Nominated
Best Debut Director Won
Best Original Story Won
Kaptaan Best Actor Nominated
2017 Manje Bistre Best Actor Nominated
Best Original Story Nominated
Best Screenplay[32] Won
Brit Asia Awards Best Actor Won
2017 Punjabi Music Awards Best Duat vocalist(With Neha Kakkar) for patt Lain ge Won
2018 Carry on Jatta 2 PTC Punjabi Film Awards[33] Best Actor Won
Brit Asia Awards[34] Best Actor Won
2020 Ardaas Karaan PTC Punjabi Film Awards[35] Best Director Won
PTC Punjabi Film Awards[35] Best Film Won

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