(Last Updated on : 13-01-2016)
Gracy Singh, the talented actor with rustic looks, was born on 20th July 1980 in New Delhi
to a Punjabi family. She did her schooling at the Manav Sthali School. Being a trained Bharatnatyam
dancer, Gracy began her career with the dance group The Planets. She debuted with her acting career in the serial Amanat and became an instant hit with the name Dinky. She was offered this role by Sanjiv Bhattacharya who was impressed by one of her dance performances.
Career in Films for Gracy Singh
Later on Singh appeared in movies like Hu Tu Tu alongside Suniel Shetty and Tabu
and in Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hai alongside Kajol
and Anil Kapoor
. She had minor roles to play in the movies. Gracy got her first major break in the Ashutosh Gowarikar
. The movie was nominated for the Oscars and she paired opposite Aamir Khan
as a beautiful village girl. Her role of Gauri was well appreciated and she was nominated for her role for best debut actress. She next appeared in Armaan opposite Preity Zinta
and Anil Kapoor in Gangajaal with Ajay Devgan
. Singh's next major hit was in the movie Munnabhai M.B.B.S. in 2003. Her role as a doctor and love interest of Sanjay Dutt
received much admirations. She appeared in many other movies but they bombed at the box office.
Apart from Bollywood
she has also acted in a Kannada movie Meghave Meghave in 2009. She also had a single release in Telugu flick called Santosham with Nagarjuna and Shriya and Loudspeaker, a Malayalam movie in 2009.
Filmography of Garcy Singh
1999 Hu Tu Tu
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain
2001 Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
2003 Munnabhai M.B.B.S.
2004 Shart: The Challenge
2004 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill
2006 The White Land
2008 Lakh Pardesi Hoiye
2009 Meghave Meghave
2009 Dekh Bhai Dekh
2010 Rama Rama Krishna Krishna
2011 Milta Hai Chance By Chance
2012 Dangerous Ishq
Awards Received by Gracy Singh
2002: Won - IIFA Awards - Special Award, "Face of the Year"
2002: Nominated - Popular Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Lagaan
2002: Won - Screen Weekly Award for Most Promising Newcomer for Lagaan
2002: Won - Zee Awards Best Debut - Female for Lagaan