Nirmal Rishi

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Nirmal Rishi
Born (1943-08-28) August 28, 1943 (age 75)
ResidenceLudhiana, Panjab
OccupationActress, Teacher
Years active1970s-present

Nirmal Rishi is a Punjabi film and television actress. She is most remembered for her role as Gulabo Maasi in her first movie Long Da Lishkara (1983).

Early life and film career[edit]

Rishi was born in 1943 in a Gurjar family in the village Khiva Kalan of Mansa district.[3] Her father was Sarpanch Baldev Krishan Rishi and mother name was Bachni Devi. She was very passionate about theatre right from her school days. She chose to be a physical education instructor and joined Government College Patiala for Physical Education.[4]

She acted in more than 60 films, including Long Da Lishkara (1983) Ucha Dar Babe Nanak Da (1985), Diva Bale Sari Raat, Suneha, Love Punjab (2015), Death on Wheels, Woman from the East, Nikka Zaildar (2016), Angrej (2015), Lahoriye (2017), and Nikka Zaildar 2 (2017) and a friendly appearance in Bollywood Superhit movie Dangal (2016).[5]



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  2. ^ Channel Punjabi (22 April 2017). "Nirmal Rishi - Exclusive Interview - Cafe Punjabi - Channel Punjabi Beats" – via YouTube.
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  5. ^ Newsdesk. "Nirmal Rishi: Living with theatre, its ups and downs".