Gippy Grewal

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Gippy Grewal
Birth name Rupinder Singh Grewal
Born January,2nd,
Koom Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Genres Pop, Punjabi, bhangra
Occupation(s) Actor,Director,writer,Singer
Associated acts Diljit Dosanjh,Tru Skool,Bohemia (musician),Deep Mahala, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Dr Zeus, Badshah, Manj Musik
Website http://gippygrewal.com/

Gippy Grewal (born in Koom Kalan village near Ludhiana) is an Indian singer, film actor and director. He is known for his Punjabi songs. His single "Phulkari" broke many records in Punjab. 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 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 Gippy Grewal Also Known as Desi Rockstar in Punjab.

Music career[edit]

Grewal made his debut with the album Chakkh Lai was produced by Aman Hayer. He followed with the albums Nasha, Phulkari, Phulkari 2 Just Hits and Gangster. His 2012 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.[1]

Film career[edit]

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.[2] In April 2012 his film Mirza - The Untold Story released with the highest opening for a Punjabi film at the time.[3]

His next movie Carry On Jatta released in July 2012 and had the second highest opening and total collections for Punjabi film.[4] 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.[5]

In 2015, Grewal entered Bollywood with a guest appearance in the comedy-drama film Dharam Sankat Mein. He then made his full acting debut in Bollywood with the romantic-comedy film Second Hand Husband.

In 2016, Grewal directed a film Ardaas, which received great response from the audience.

He has god giffted talent that in which film he performs he does his role real well.

Personal life[edit]

Grewal is married to Ravneet Kaur Grewal and has two sons named Ekomkar Singh Grewal and Gurfateh Singh Grewal. His production house is named after his younger son Gurfateh Singh.[6] His elder brother Sippy Grewal is based in Australia. Gippy has a Hotel Management degree and worked as a waiter in Delhi for Rs.6500.[7] In Canada he started working as a security guard and his wife Ravneet Kaur used to work in Subway.[8]

Discography[edit]

Year released Album Music Record label
2002 Chakk Ley Ft.Jagdev Maan Atul Sharma Anand Music
2003 Aaja Wey Mitra Ft.Jagdev Maan Atul Sharma Nupur Audio
2004 Mele Mittaran De Ft.Jagdev Maan Kiss'n'tell Finetone
2005 Phulkari 2 Ft.Jagdev Maan Kiss'n'tell Speed Records
2006 Akh Larh Gayi Ft.Jagdev Maan Sukhpal Sukh Speed Records
2007 Chandi De Challe Ft.Jagdev Maan Bhinda Aujla Speed Records/Kamlee Records LTD
2008 My Time To Shine Ft.Jagdev Maan Bhinda Aujla Speed Records/Kamlee Records LTD
2010 Desi Rockstar Ft.Jagdev Maan Aman Hayer Speed Records
2011 Talwar Anu-Manu
Jatinder Shah
Speed Records
2016 Desi Rockstar 2 JSL,
Jatinder Shah,
DJ Flow
Aman Hayer,Dr. Zeus
Speed Records ft. Badshah, Bohemia, Neha Kakkar

Film soundtrack[edit]

Punjabi[edit]

Year Title Notes
2010 Dharti song sarkarran
2010 Mel Karade Rabba
2010 Jihne Mera Dil luteya

Hindi[edit]

Year Title Song
2012 Cocktail Angreji Beat (ft.Yo Yo Honey Singh)
2015 Dharam Sankat Mein Tu Takke & Do You Know Baby
2016 Loveshhuda Chitta Kukkad (ft.Neha Kakkar)

Singles[edit]

Year Song Music Notes
2007 Gabru Bhinda Aujla
2008 Tareya Joti Dhillon
2009 Raj Karda Prince Ghuman
2009 Kini Sohni Bhinda Aujla
2010 Sh! Sh! Sh! Sharabi & Bhangra Hits Ft. Bohemia (musician) Bohemia (musician)
2011 Angreji Beat Ft. Yo Yo Honey Singh Yo Yo Honey Singh
2011 The Gangster Prince Ghuman
2012 Mulahjedaariyaan Jatinder Shah
2013 Hello Hello Ft. Dr. Zeus Dr. Zeus
2014 Shut Up Pav Dharia
2014 Whatsapp Sonu Khanpur
2014 Kach Wali Kandh Surinder Rattan
2014 Photo Music : DJ Flow
2014 Party Like A Punjabi Ft. Manj Musik Manj Musik
2015 Zaalam Jatinder Shah
2015 Patt Lainge ( pre-released / leaked ) Dr. Zeus song leaked from album Desi Rockckstar 2
2016 Mirza - Da Folk Invasion Tru Skool
2016 Marijuana Yo Yo Honey Singh 2016

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes Box Office Verdict
2010 Mel Karade Rabba Nihal Dhasah Punjabi Film Debut Blockbuster
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Yuvraaj Singh Randhawa Tips Films All time Blockbuster
2012 Mirza: The Untold Story Mirza Hit
2012 Carry On Jatta Jass Dhillon Blockbuster
2013 Singh vs Kaur Nihal Singh Super Hit
2013 Lucky Di Unlucky Story Lucky Super Hit
2013 Best of Luck Kullu Super Hit
2013 Bhaji in Problem Jeeta Super Hit
2014 Jatt James Bond Shinda First Thriller Punjabi Movie Blockbuster
2014 Double Di Trouble Fateh/Ekam (Double Role) Semi Hit
2015 Second Hand Husband Rajbir Bollywood Film Debut Hit
2015 Faraar Shinda/Ekam (Double Role) Super Hit
2016 Kaptaan Advocate Kaptaan Singh Tips Film Blockbuster
2016 Lock TBA Releasing on 14 October 2016 TBA
2017 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya 2 Yuvraaj Singh Randhawa Releasing in May 2017 TBA
2017 Ni Tu Jatt Di Pasand TBA with Navneet Kaur Dhillon Releasing in October 2016[9][10] TBA

Director[edit]

Movie Name Release Dates Main Cast Box Office Verdict
Ardaas 11 March 2016 Ammy Virk, Gurpreet Ghuggi, B.N. Sharma, Mandy Takhar, Karamjit Anmol, Rana Ranbir All Time Blockbuster

Special appearances[edit]

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

Dubbing Roles[edit]

Year Film Role Original Actor Original language Dubbed language
2010 A Good Day To Die Hard Jack Jae Courtesy English Punjabi

Television[edit]

Year Title
2013 Voice of Punjab 4
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil
2015 Comedy Classes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2011 Mel Karade Rabba PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Male Debut Nominated
Best Villain Nominated
2012 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Best Actor
(tied with) Diljit Dosanjh for Jihne Mera Dil Luteya
Won
2013 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
2014 Singh vs Kaur Best Actor Nominated
2015 Jatt James Bond Best Actor Won
2016 Faraar Best Actor Nominated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sandwell & Birmingham Mela". Express & Star. 
  2. ^ "Punjab Takes Center Stage With Its Own Hits". Business Today. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mirza Is The Highest Opening For Punjabi Film". Box Office India Trade Network. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Carry On Jatta Is A Blockbuster". Box Office India Trade Network. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Die Hard 5 goes Punjabi". Indiatimes.com. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  6. ^ http://sekho.in/gippy-grewal-family-background-pictures-wife-son-brother-father-mother-name/
  7. ^ http://www.punjabifever.com/just-to-earn-some-extra-income-gippy-grewal-took-in-cleaner-job/
  8. ^ http://www.punjabifever.com/just-to-earn-some-extra-income-gippy-grewal-took-in-cleaner-job/
  9. ^ "Our ‘Romantic Locations' Wow Indian Movie Maker". Fijisun.com. Retrieved July 6, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Fiji, choice for film - Fiji Times Online". Fijitimes.com. Retrieved July 6, 2016. 

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