Chitrangada Singh is an Indian actress who started her career as a model and later marked her stardom in the industry with her brilliant performance in Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi.
Age and Height
Chitrangada was born on 30 August 1976 and is 43 years old as of 2019. She stands 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Chitrangada was tied knot back in 2001, long before her Bollywood debut to golfer Jyoti Randhawa. Their marriage lasted for 13 years until the duo split in 2013 and go formally divorced in 2014. They have a son, Zorawar. Chitrangada is rumoured to be dating her mentor, Sudhir Mishra.
Chitrangada was born in Noida, UP, to Niranjan Singh. She has a younger brother Digvijay, who is a golfer.
Chitrangada began her career with modelling in the early 90s, appearing in advertisements for various brands. She then appeared in music videos by Gulzaar and Abhijeet. However, for almost a decade, modelling was her primary career.
She finally made her Bollywood debut in 2003 with Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi. Directed by Sudhir Mishra, the film earned her rave reviews despite the film not being a financial success. However, she kept taking long breaks from movies, focusing on modelling and family instead. In the next 8 years, she appeared in only two movies, both of which flopped.
In 2011 she marked her return by uniting with Sudhir Mishra and starring in Yeh Saali Zindagi, which earned her praise. The same year she starred in Desi Boyz, which was a box office success. In 2013 she received acclaim for her performance in Inkaar, while also appearing in the short film Kirchiyaan. In 2018 she appeared in two films, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 and Baazaar.
Chitrangada has also appeared in item numbers in films like Joker, Anjaan, and Gabbar is Back. She also ventured in film production with the 2018 film Soorma.
Chitrangada is a huge fan of Amitabh Bachchan, so naturally Satte Pe Satta, Sholay and Deewar are some of her favourite films. Other favourite actors include Ranveer Singh, Rekha, Vidya Balan and Audrey Hepburn. Her favourite food includes malai tikka, mutton biryani and fried eggs with bacon.
Her separation from her husband after a long marriage became a matter of public speculation, by which with people started suspecting extra-marital affairs from both sides.
In 2016 Chitrangada got into a feud with the director of Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, Kushan Nandy. As a result, she quit the film mid-way.
Chitrangada received many nominations for her debut performance in Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi. She won Best Female Debut Award and Young Women Achiever Award for this film. She also received a nomination for Inkaar.
Chitrangada was planning to become a dietician when she was spotted by Sudhir Mishra.
|Real Name||Chitrangada Singh|
|Famous Role||Geeta Rao in Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi|
|Height (In Cm)||165|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||1976-3-28|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Meerut, India|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||Lady Irwin College, New Delhi|
|Education Qualification||Food and Nutrition Course|