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Amrita Singh | Biography
One of the veterans of Indian film industry Amrita Singh is a dexterous actress who has been contributing her best to Bollywood since her mid 20s. It has now become 3 decades & more that the actress has been involved in professional acting. Amrita has portrayed varieties of roles on both the big &small screen projects.
9th February, 1958 born Amrita Singh belongs to a Sikh Family & was brought up within the very religion. Her parents, Shavincer Singh & Rukhsana Sultan worked as an army officer & a political activist, respectively. Her grandfather is The Hon Sardar Bahadur Sir Sobha Singh, OBE, from Hadali Sargodha, Punjab. Amrita also shares a parental relationship with Knushwant Singh, a prominent novelist & Sir Sobha Singh, business from Naya Delhi. Growing up in New Delhi, she went to the Modern School. Amrita can fluently speak Hindi, Punjabi & English languages.
In the year 1991, Amrita Singh got hitched with Saif Ali Khan, one of the most celebrated Indian actors. Their nuptial was carried out within an Islamic ceremony & Amrita adapted Islam religion prior to wedding. Twelve years junior than her, Saif’s parents are Sharmila Tagore, an established actress of Bollywood & Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the 9th Nawab of Pataudi. Behind 2 years of marriage, Amrita gave up pro acting prioritizing her family life with Saif. Together the couple became parents to their 2 children, Ibrahim Ali Khan & Sara Ali Khan, born in 2001 October & 1993 September, respectively. Following a fourteen-year long husband & wife relationship, the duo divorced in the year 2004. Nonetheless, Amrita currently lives a single life, Saif is at present wedded to fellow star Kareena Kapoor, since the 16th of October, 2012.
Amrita Singh debuted as an actress with a role in the 1983 released vastly successful movie “Betaab” opposite Sunny Deol. The success was soon traced out by a string of hits, including the 1984’s “Sunny”, “Saaheb” (1985), Naam” & “Chameli Ki Shaddi” released in 1986 & the 1987’s “Khudgarz”, among few others. The flourishing actress not just made a successful pairing in numerous movies with Sanjay Dutt & Sunny Deol, but as well with Amitabh Bachchan & Anil Kapoor, 2 leading stars of the 80s. Along with her lead portrayals, she as well landed supporting negative parts in films like as “Aaina” (1993) & “Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman” (1992). Later, she was decorated with the prestigious Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. Later, Amrita decided to focus upon her family life & quit acting in 1993. About a decade long gap, she backed to acting at age 44 with the role of Bhagat Singh’s mother in the movie “23rd March 1931: Shaheed”. She subsequently joined the small screen with “kkavyanjali”, a family drama by Ekta Kapoor in 2005. Later the very year, she earned accredits for her role in yet additional negative part for the movie “Kalyug”. In 2007, she was seen as Ratnaprabha Dolas in “Shootout at Lokhandwala”, a film by Sanja Gupta. She was then noticed for playing in that year released anthology movie “Dus Kahaniyaan”. Continuing her journey in acting, Amrita portrayed Zohra Baano in the 2010 launched movie “Kajraare” & recently emerged alongside Jackie Shroff in the Yash Raj Films’ “Aurabgzeb”. In 2014, Amrita was noticed in the Dharma Productions film “2 States” playing Kavita Malhotra, mother of Arjun Kapoor. The film was launched on 18th of that April.
Beside her original name, Aquarian Amrita is also renowned with her nickname “Dingy”. She is famed for being one among the most gorgeous starlets of her time, & probably the single actress to play the lead opposite both Dharmendra & his elder son, Sunny. She has been a devoted Indian actress for long years. Additional to her endowment towards acting, she also lends her helping hands to dozens of causes & charities each year, not just by participating in fund raising activities, but too by donating her precious jewelry to support the needy. To collect further information on her biography, make a visit over manifolds of her official websites available on internet. She is also available on wiki & imdb.com.
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