Gippy Grewal

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Gippy Grewal
Born Rupinder Singh Grewal
Koom Kalan, Ludhiana district, Punjab
Occupation
  • Singer
  • actor
  • songwriter
  • dancer
  • producer
  • director
Spouse(s) Ravneet Grewal
Children Ekomkar Singh Grewal
Gurfateh Singh Grewal
Parent(s)
  • Late Santokh Singh (father)
Musical career
Genres
Labels
  • Humble Music
  • Speed Records
  • T-Series
  • Moviebox Records
  • Tips
  • Saga Music
  • Panj-aab Records
Associated acts
Website gippygrewal.com

Rupinder Singh Grewal, commonly known as Gippy Grewal, is an Indian actor, singer-songwriter, film director and Flim Producer whose works span over Punjabi and Hindi film industry.

His single Phulkari broke many records in the Punjabi music industry. 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. Gippy Grewal. Everyone knows him as a real superstar of Punjabi Film industry who does experiments and tries something new for his fans. After his hit movie Faraar, he comes with Kaptaan and lock in 2016. In 2017 his new project named 'Manje bistre'.

Music career[edit]

Gippy Grewal in 2014
Gippy Grewal in 2014

Grewal made his debut with the album Chakkh Lai was produced by Aman Hayer.[citation needed] 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 September 2017 Gippy Grewal starred in his most recent Hindi movie, Lucknow Central, along with Farhan Akhtar.[6]Carry on Jatta 2 released on 1 June 2018.

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.[7] 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 and 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 Planet Recordz, Sukhnoor Aulakh (record label)
2006 Akh Larh Gayi ft. Jagdev Maan Sukhpal Sukh Speed Records
2007 Chandi De Challe ft. Jagdev Maan Bhinda Aujla Sukhnoor Aulakh /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

Film soundtrack[edit]

Punjabi[edit]

Year Movie Song
2011 Dharti Sarkaraan
2016 Ardaas Mere Sahib
2017 Laavan Phere 25 Kille Ft. Mannat Toor

Hindi[edit]

Year Movie Song
2012 Cocktail Angreji Beat
2015 Dharam Sankat Mein Tu Takke & Do You Know Baby
2016 Loveshhuda Chitta Kukkad (ft.Neha Kakkar)
2016 Befikre Khulke Dulke (ft.Harshdeep Kaur)

Singles[edit]

Year Songs Music Lyricist Notes
2007 Gabru Bhinda Aujla
2008 Tareya Joti Dhillon
2009 Raj Karda Prince Ghuman
2009 Kini Sohni Bhinda Aujla
2010 Sh! Sh! Sh! Sharabi Ft. Bohemia Bohemia (musician)
2011 Angreji Beat
2011 The Gangster Prince Ghuman
2011 Gal Teri Wang Di Aman Hayer
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 DJ Flow
2014 Party Like A Punjabi Ft. Manj Musik Manj Musik
2015 Zaalam Jatinder Shah
2016 Ghat Boldi B Praak
2017 Lahore Dr Zeus
2017 Car Nachdi Ft. Bohemia B Praak Jaani T-Series
2017 Velna Jassi Katyal Happy Raikoti Humble Music
2017 Nai Shad Da Jassi Katyal Jaani Humble Music
2018 Sooraj[9] B Praak Jaani T-Series

Filmography[edit]

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

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes Language
2010 Mel Karade Rabba Nihal Dhasah Punjabi Film Debut Punjabi
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Yuvraaj Singh Randhawa Punjabi
2012 Mirza: The Untold Story Mirza Punjabi
2012 Carry On Jatta Jass Dhillon Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Singh vs Kaur Nihal Singh   Punjabi
2013 Lucky Di Unlucky Story Lucky Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Best of Luck Kullu Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Bhaji in Problem Jeeta Punjabi
2014 Jatt James Bond Shinda   Punjabi
2014 Double Di Trouble Fateh/Ekam (Double Role) Punjabi
2015 Second Hand Husband Rajbir Bollywood Film Debut Hindi
2015 Faraar Shinda/Ekam (Double Role) Punjabi
2016 Kaptaan Advocate Kaptaan Singh Punjabi
2016 Lock Bhola Punjabi
2017 Manje Bistre Sukhi Also Producer & Writer Punjabi
2017 Lucknow Central Parminder Singh Gill(Pali) Hindi
2018 Subedar Joginder Singh Joginder Singh Punjabi
2018 Carry on Jatta 2[10] Jass Punjabi
2018 Mar Gaye Oye Loko[11] Releasing on 31 August 2018 Punjabi
2019 Manje Bistre 2 Films that have not yet been released[12] Sukhi Releasing on 12 April 2019 Punjabi
2019 Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh Films that have not yet been released[13] NA Releasing in June 2019 Punjabi
2020 Carry On Jatta 3[14][15] Jass

Director[edit]

Movie Name Release Dates Main Cast
Ardaas 11 March 2016 Ammy Virk, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Karamjit Anmol
Zindabad Yaariyan 2019
Dare and Lovely[16] 2019 Tapsee Pannu[17]
Veera 2020

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
2013 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
2009 Mel Karade Rabba PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Male Debut Nominated
Best Villain Nominated
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Best Actor
(tied with) Diljit Dosanjh for Jihne Mera Dil Luteya
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 Won
2014 Jatt James Bond Best Actor Won
2015 Faraar Best Actor Nominated
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 Won
Best Screenplay Nominated
Brit Asia Awards Best Actor Won

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. Archived from the original on 5 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Die Hard 5 goes Punjabi". Times of India. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "'Lucknow Central': A Prison Musical That's Beyond Redemption". Huffingtonpost.in. 20 September 2017. Retrieved 10 May 2018. 
  7. ^ "Gippy Grewal Family Background Pictures Wife Son Brother Father Mother Name". Sekho.in. Retrieved 10 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "Just to earn some extra income, Gippy Grewal took in cleaner job". Punjabifever.com. 11 August 2013. Retrieved 10 May 2018. 
  9. ^ "'Sooraj' first look: Gippy Grewal teams up with his son Shinda Grewal for his next song – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 June 2018. 
  10. ^ "Carry on Jatta 2 first look is high on bling as Gippy Grewal returns". 16 April 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2018. 
  11. ^ "Mar Gaye Oye Loko will introduce comedy from Yamlok in Punjabi Cinema – Punjabi Pollywood". Retrieved 25 August 2018. 
  12. ^ "'Manje Bistre 2': Gippy Grewal on a recce for the film – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 June 2018. 
  13. ^ "Gippy Grewal and Sargun Mehta in Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh". Punjabi Pollywood. Retrieved 31 August 2018. 
  14. ^ "Gippy Grewal is all booked till 2020 – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 July 2018. 
  15. ^ "GIPPY GREWAL ANNOUNCES CARRY ON JATTA 3 EVEN BEFORE THE RELEASE OF CARRY ON JATTA 2!". Gabruu.com. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2018. 
  16. ^ BookMyShow. "Dare and Lovely Movie (2019) | Reviews, Cast & Release Date in Khedbrahma – BookMyShow". BookMyShow. Retrieved 28 June 2018. 
  17. ^ "Taapsee Pannu in Gippy Grewal's Bollywood debut, Dare and Lovely". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 28 June 2018.