Amrita Singh Bollywood Actress Biography

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Amrita Singh
Amrita Singh

Amrita Singh (born February 9, 1958) is an Indian film actress.

Amrita is the daughter of Rukhsana Sultana. Mohinder Kaur (mother-in-law of Rukhsana Sultana) was the daughter of Sir Sobha Singh, who was a noted civil contractor, and made a substantial fortune during the building of New Delhi in the early decades of the 20th century. She is also a relative of notable Indian novelist Khushwant Singh, who is the son of Sir Sobha Singh.

Amrita made her Bollywood debut in 1983 with Betaab, a vastly successful film in which she paired with the debutant Sunny Deol. This was quickly followed by a succession of hits, such as Sunny in (1984); Mard which was the biggest hit of that year, and Saaheb in (1985); Chameli Ki Shaadi and Naam in (1986); Khudgarz in (1987), and so on. Amrita made a successful pair in several films not only with Sunny Deol and Sanjay Dutt, but also with Anil Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan, two leading actors of the 1980s. As well as playing leading roles, she also played supporting negative roles in films such as Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992) and Aaina (1993). She also won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for the latter. These successes did not dissuade her from her resolve to retire into family life, and Amrita quit acting after 1993. She returned to acting in 2002 with the film 23rd March 1931: Shaheed where she played the mother of Bhagat Singh
(played by Bobby Deol). She then appeared on the STAR Plus television serial, Kavyanjali in 2005. Later that year she won acclaim for her performance in yet another negative role for the film Kalyug.

In 2007, Amrita played the role of the gangster Maya Dolas’s mother, Ratnaprabha Dolas, in the Sanjay Gupta film Shootout at Lokhandwala, directed by Apoorva Lakhia. Vivek Oberoi played the role of Maya. Her last release was the anthology film Dus Kahaniyaan where she appeared in the short story Poornmasi.

In 1991, Amrita gave up acting for a family life with actor Saif Ali Khan. The couple have two children, a daughter Sara Ali Khan and a son
Ibrahim Ali Khan.

They separated in 2004 and Amrita Singh now lives with her two children.

Filmography:

Year

Title Role

Awards 

1983 Betaab Roma (Dingy)
1984 Sunny Amrita
1984 Duniya Roma Verma
1985 Saaheb Natasha ‘Nikki’
1985 Mard Ruby
1986 Mera Dharam Durga Thakur
1986 Chameli Ki Shaadi Chameli
1986 Kala Dhanda Goray Log Mrs. Ramola Gauri Shankar / Pooja
1986 Karamdaata Pinky
1986 Naam Rita
1987 Naam O Nishan Vanisha
1987 Khudgarz Mrs. Sinha
1987 Thikana Shaila
1988 Mulzim Mala
1988 Kabzaa Rita
1988 Tamacha Maria
1988 Shukriyaa Neema
1988 Waaris Shibo
1988 Charnon Ki Saugandh Kanchan Singh
1988 Agnee Tara
1989 Sachai Ki Taqat Mrs. Ram Singh
1989 Hathyar Suman
1989 Galiyon Ka Badshah Cameo
1989 Ilaaka Sub-Inspector Neha Singh
1989 Batwara Roopa
1989 Toofan Pickpocketer
1989 Jaadugar Mona
1990 Veeru dada Meena 1990 Karishma Kali Kaa Parvati
1990 Maut Ke Farishtey
1990 Aag Ka Dariya
1990 Kroadh Matki
1990 CID Meghna Saxena
1991 Sadhu Sant Meena Kapoor
1991 Paap Ki Aandhi Reshma
1991 Dharam Sankat Madhu
1991 Akayla Sapna
1991 Rupaye Dus Karod Aarthi Saxena
1991 Pyaar Ka Saaya Maya Gangadhami
1992 Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman Sapna L. Chhabria
1992 Suryavanshi Princess Suryalekha
1992 Kal Ki Awaz Principal Nahim Bilgrami
1992 Dil Aashna Hai Raj
1993 Aaina Roma Mathur Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
1993 Rang Indu
2002 23rd March 1931: Shaheed Vidya
2005 Kalyug Simi Roy
2007 Shootout at Lokhandwala Aai
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan Mala Pooranmasi (story)
2011 Kajraare Zohra Baano
2013 Aurangzeb Neena Wadhwa
2014 2 States Kavita Malhotra Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
2016 A Flying Jatt Mrs. Dhillon
2017 Hindi Medium Principal

 

 

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