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Gracy Singh

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Gracy Singh
Born (1980-07-20) 20 July 1980 (age 44)
  • Actress
  • dancer

Gracy Singh (born 20 July 1980[1]) is an Indian actress who primarily works in Hindi and Telugu films. She is best known for her role in the films Lagaan and Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.[2] Singh is also a trained Bharatnatyam and Odissi dancer.[3][4]



Born in Delhi, India,[1] Singh began her career touring with the dance group "The Planets".[3] Her first acting role was in the 1997 television soap, Amanat. In 1999 she was seen in Bengali Film Sundori Bou. She then went on to star opposite Aamir Khan in Ashutosh Gowariker's epic sports-drama Lagaan, where she played a village belle. She was nominated in this role for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut,[citation needed] and won the Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Female.[5]

Post Lagaan, Singh appeared in a few successful films in Hindi and Telugu including Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.[6] and Santosham. She has also starred in Punjabi films such as Lakh Pardesi Hoye[7] and a Malayalam film Loudspeaker directed by Jayaraj.[8]

In 2015, Singh returned to television, playing Goddess Santoshi in the series Santoshi Maa on &TV.[9][10]


Year(s) Title Role Language Notes
1999 Hu Tu Tu Shanti Hindi
Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain Maya Hindi Credited as Gracy
2001 Lagaan Gauri Hindi Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female
IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female
Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
Nominated—IIFA Award for Best Actress
2002 Santhosham Padmavathi Telugu Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu
Dubbed in Hindi as Pehli Nazar Ka Pehla Pyaar
Tappu Chesi Pappu Koodu Radhika Rani Telugu
2003 Armaan Dr. Neha Mathur Hindi
Gangaajal Anuradha Hindi
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. Dr. Suman "Chinki" Asthana Hindi
2004 Muskaan Muskaan Hindi
Shart: The Challenge Sonam Kapoor Hindi
2005 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill Trishna Bhargava Hindi
Yehi Hai Zindagi Vasundhara Rao Hindi
2006 The White Land Sudha Patel Hindi
2007 Lakh Pardesi Hoiye Neha Punjabi
Chanchal Chanchal Hindi
2008 Deshdrohi Sonia Patil Hindi
Dekh Bhai Dekh Babli Lala Hindi
2009 Vighnaharta Shree Siddhivinayak Herself Hindi Guest appearance
Loudspeaker Annie Malayalam
Aseema Prof. Aseema L. Patnayak Hindi
Meghave Meghave Charmi aka Chandramukhi Kannada
2010 Rama Rama Krishna Krishna Gauthami Telugu Cameo appearance
Ramdev Shilpa Telugu
2011 Milta Hai Chance By Chance Megha Hindi
Sai Ek Prerna Herself Hindi Guest appearance
Andhala Doctor Maria Marathi
2012 Dangerous Ishq Maharani Meerabai Hindi
Aappan Pher Milange Gulaab Punjabi
Qayamat Hi Qayamat Herself Hindi Special appearance in a song
Baba Ramsaa Peer Dalibai Hindi
2013 Janta v/s Janardan – Bechara Aam Aadmi Hindi
Mahabharat Aur Barbareek Morvi Hindi
Blue Mountains Vani Sharma Hindi
Samadhi Mukto Bengali [11]
2015 Chooriyan Simran Punjabi


Year Serial Role Notes
1997–2002 Amanat Amrita
1998 Prithviraj Chauhan Chakori
2015–2017 Santoshi Maa Santoshi Maa
2020–2021 Santoshi Maa – Sunayein Vrat Kathayein




  1. ^ a b "Gracy Singh". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 August 2016. Gracy is actually from Punjab, but born in Delhi on July 20, 1980.
  2. ^ Jha, Sumit (9 July 2016). "Gracy Singh: TV has a wider reach than cinema now". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  3. ^ a b Bhayani, Viral. "Gracy Singh performs". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Gracy's Foot Forward". The Indian Express. 31 March 2001. Retrieved 22 August 2011.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "'Lagaan', 'DCH' sweep Screen awards - Nation". The Tribune. Chandigarh, India. United News of India. 20 January 2002. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  6. ^ Shrivastava, Vipra (26 November 2015). "Lagaan actress Gracy Singh back on TV after 13 years". India Today. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  7. ^ Mathur, Siddhartha (14 December 2009). "Here's Gracy!". The Indian Express. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Gracy Singh in Loud Speaker". Sify. Archived from the original on 27 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016 – via Moviebuzz.
  9. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (23 November 2015). "Gracy Singh repeats her 'Lagaan' look on TV". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Lagaan actress Gracy Singh back on TV after 13 years". India Today. 26 November 2015. Retrieved 12 February 2022.
  11. ^ Ghosh, Madhusree (17 November 2013). "Samadhi Movie Review". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  12. ^ "PIX: Madhuri steps out for an awards night". Rediff Movies.