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Gippy Grewal
Gippy Grewal in 2023
Rupinder Singh Grewal[1][2]

(1983-01-02) 2 January 1983 (age 40)[3][4]
  • Singer
  • actor
  • filmmaker
SpouseRavneet Kaur Grewal
Musical career
  • Humble Music
  • Speed Records
  • T-Series
  • Moviebox Records
  • Tips
  • Saga Music
  • Panj-aab Records

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]

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 2010, 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 and comedy films Lucky Di Unlucky Story, Best of Luck and 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, 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]


Studio albums

  • Chakk Ley (2002)
  • Aaja Wey Mitra 2003)
  • Mele Mittaran De (2004)
  • Phulkari 2 (2005)
  • Akh Larh Gayi (Canada & India)
    The Album (UK) (2006)
  • Chandi De Challe (Canada & India)
    Im Here (UK) (2007)
  • My Time To Shine (2008)
  • Desi Rockstar (2010)
  • Talwar (2011)
  • Desi Rockstar 2 (2016)
  • The Main Man (2020)
  • Limited Edition (2021)


Denotes films that have not yet been released


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
2012 Mirza: The Untold Story Mirza Yes No No No
Carry On Jatta Jass Dhillon Yes Yes No No Co-Producer
2013 Singh vs Kaur Nihal Singh Yes No No No  
Lucky Di Unlucky Story Lucky Yes Yes No No Co-Producer
Best of Luck Kullu Yes Yes No No
Bhaji in Problem Jeeta Yes No No No
2014 Jatt James Bond Shinda Yes No No No  
Double Di Trouble Fateh/Ekam (Double Role) Yes No No No
2015 Second Hand Husband Rajbir Yes No No No Bollywood Film Debut Hindi
Faraar Shinda/Ekam (Double Role) Yes No No No Punjabi
2016 Ardaas Sukhi Yes Yes Yes Yes Cameo Appearance
Kaptaan Advocate Kaptaan Singh Yes No No No
Lock Bhola Yes No No No
2017 Manje Bistre Sukhi Yes Yes No Yes
Lucknow Central Parminder Singh Gill (Pali) Yes No No No Hindi
2018 Subedar Joginder Singh Joginder Singh Yes No No No Punjabi
Carry on Jatta 2[20] Jass Yes No No No
Mar Gaye Oye Loko[21] Tittu Yes Yes No Yes
2019 Manje Bistre 2[22] Sukhi Yes Yes No Yes
Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh Rajveer Yes No No No
Ardaas Karaan Sehaj Yes Yes Yes Yes Co-Story Writer and Co-Screenwriter with Rana Ranbir
Daaka Shinda Yes Yes No Yes Co-producer
2020 Ik Sandhu Hunda Si Sandhu Yes No No No
2021 Paani Ch Madhaani[23][24] Gulli Yes No No No
Warning Geja Yes Yes No Yes Cameo Appearance
Shava Ni Girdhari Lal Magghar Singh Sandhu (Girdhari Lal) Yes Yes Yes No
2022 Posti No Yes No No Starring Babbal Rai
Maa Jora Yes Yes No No [25]
Saamna Gurpreet singh (Gippy)
Yaar Mera Titliyaan Warga Gurmail Singh Yes Yes No No
Honeymoon Deep Yes No No No
Snowman No Yes No No
2023 Mitran Da Naa Chalda Laadi Yes No No No With Tania
Carry on Jatta 3 Jass Yes Yes No No Post Production[26]
Maujan Hi Maujan Yes No No No Post Production
Jatt Nuu Chudail Takri Yes No No No Pre Production
Warning 2 Geja Yes Yes No Yes Filming
Phatte Dinde Chakk Punjabi Yes Yes No No Completed[27]
2024 Sheran Di Kaum Punjabi Yes No Yes Yes Pre Production
Manje Bistre 3 Sukhi Yes Yes No No [28]
Widow Colony Yes Yes No No [29]

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

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
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[30] 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[31] 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[32] Best Actor Won
Brit Asia Awards[33] Best Actor Won
2020 Ardaas Karaan PTC Punjabi Film Awards[34] Best Director Won
PTC Punjabi Film Awards[34] Best Film Won


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