Upasana Singh

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Upasana Singh
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Upasana Singh in 2009
Born Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Neeraj Bharadwaj (m. 2009)[1]

Upasana Singh is an Indian actress and stand-up comedian. Singh is known for her role as a deaf-mute in the 1997 film Judaai.[2] She played the character of "Bua" (paternal aunt) in the TV show Comedy Nights with Kapil and Tarawanti in mad comedy show Nadaniyaan on BIG MAGIC.[3] She is popular for her onscreen style and Punjabi and funny English dialogue delivery. She has done numerous Bollywood films as well as regional cinema such as Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani and Gujarati.

Career[edit]

Singh debuted in the 1986 Hindi movie Babul as the leading lady under the banner of Rajashri Productions. Thereafter, she appeared in the 1988 film Bai Chali Sasariye, which was revolutionary for Rajasthani cinema. Since then, she has acted in many regional films and is a known face in the Punjabi, Gujarati and Hindi film industry. She has also done numerous supporting roles for films such as Darr, Jawani Zindabad, Loafer, Judaai, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Aitraaz, Old Is Gold, My Friend Ganesha, Golmaal Returns and Hungama.

Singh is known for her comic roles in films and television and has appeared in many popular series like Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat, Pari Hoon Main, Maayka, Ye Meri Life Hai, Bani - Ishq Da Kalma and Sonpari. Singh became a household name with her stint as Tarawanti on Nadaniyaan and the desperate "Bua" (paternal aunt) in the hit TV show Comedy Nights with Kapil, particularly for her trademark dialogue "Bittu, Kaun hai ye aadmi?" (Bittu, who is this man?).[4]

Personal life[edit]

Singh is married to actor Neeraj Bharadwaj, who has acted in many serials on Doordarshan and a few Hindi and Bhojpuri films as hero and negative too. They met and decided to get married, when working together for the serial Aye Dil-e-Nadaan.[5]

Television[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1986 Babul Nandini alias Nannu Singh Released
1988 Bai Chali Sasariye Rajasthani Released
Paap Ki Saza Released
1992 Aaj Ki Taaqat Lead Actress Released
1993 Darr Dancer at Marriage ceremony Released
Jawani Zindabad Rosie Released
1991 Badla Jatti Da Laali Punjabi
1992 Main Hoon Geeta Released
Ganga Ka Vachan Released
Phoolwati Phoolwati Released
Sanam Tere Hain Hum Released
Insaaf Ki Devi Released
1993 Aaj Ki Taqat Released
Dosti Ki Saugandh Released
Bedardi 'Mane sote diya jagay' (Item number) Released
Khoon Ka Sindhoor Released
1995 Ab To Jeene Do Released
1996 Police Ke Ghar Mein Released
Loafer Released
Bhishma Bharti Verma Released
Ashique Mastana Released
1997 Ganga Mange Khoon Released
Judaai Vaani (Harry's wife) Released
Krishna Arjun Released
Deewana Mastana Neha's Aunt Released
Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi Released
1999 Sarfarosh Mala Released
2000 Kothewali Released
Bhai Thakhur Released
Badal Guler Mehndi's Wife Released
Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Released
2002 Vishpot Mala Released
Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya Released
Angaar -The Fire Released
Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani Nikki Released
2003 Talaash...The Hunt Begins Herself Released
Hum Hain Pyar Mein Herself Released
Ishq Vishk Kamlabai Released
Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon Released
Hungama Dulari Released
2004 Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Mrs. Surya Prakash Released
Mysteries - Shaque Released
Aitraaz Kanchan Released
Hulchul Mrs. Surya Released
2005 Naari Ek Khilona? Janki Madam Released
Model - The Beauty Released
Mahiya - Call of Love Released
Jalwa - Fun In Love Mausi Released
Raja Bhai Lagey Raho Released
Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! Mrs. Vishal Sharma Released
2006 Love In Japan Barkha Rani Released
Chand Ke Paar Chalo Lajjo Released
Humko Deewana Kar Gaye Paramjeet Ghuggi Released
Aatma Released
Iqraar - By Chance Kalawati Released
Hota Hai Dil Pyaar Mein Paagal Post-Production
2007 Old Is Gold Neha Released
My Friend Ganesha Gangu Tai Released
2008 Mr White Mr Black Released
Don Muthuswami Barkha Released
Hastey Hastey Released
Good Luck! Released
God Tussi Great Ho Maid Released
My Friend Ganesha 2 Gangu Tai Released
Golmaal Returns Released
Chak De Phatte Don shamsher Released
Wattanaan Ton Door
2009 Chal Chala Chal Chaya Released
Ek: The Power of One Released
2010 Idiot Box T.V. Mirchandani Released
2012 Jatt & Juliet Chhanno Kaur Released
2013 Daddy Cool Munde Fool Mrs Pappy Released
2014 Disco Singh Released
2015 Wedding Pullav Completed
2015 Control Bhaji Control Nikki ji Released
2015 P Se PM Tak Released
2015 22g Tussi Ghaint Ho Gulabo (House wife)
2016 Chalk n Duster Manjeet Released
2017 "Judwaa 2" Leela

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