Gippy Grewal

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Gippy Grewal
Birth nameRupinder Singh Grewal
Born(1983-01-02) January 2, 1983 (age 30)
Koom Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
OriginLudhiana
GenresPop, Punjabi, bhangra
OccupationsSinger, Actor, Film producer
Years active2002 - present
LabelsPlanet Recordz (2005-08)
Speed Records
Associated actsHoney Singh, Diljit Dosanjh, Bohemia, Aman Hayer , Babbu Maan
Websitehttp://gippygrewal.com/
 
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Gippy Grewal
Birth nameRupinder Singh Grewal
Born(1983-01-02) January 2, 1983 (age 30)
Koom Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
OriginLudhiana
GenresPop, Punjabi, bhangra
OccupationsSinger, Actor, Film producer
Years active2002 - present
LabelsPlanet Recordz (2005-08)
Speed Records
Associated actsHoney Singh, Diljit Dosanjh, Bohemia, Aman Hayer , Babbu Maan
Websitehttp://gippygrewal.com/

Gippy Grewal (Punjabi: ਗਿੱਪੀ ਗਰੇਵਾਲ Gippy Garēvāl, born January 2, 1983) is an Indian Singer and Actor. He is known for his Punjabi songs. He rose to fame from his hit single Phulkari which broke many records in Punjab. He made his debut in the 2010 movie- Mel Karade Rabba. He has also received "PTC Best Actor Award" in 2011 for his performance in 2011 blockbuster-Jihne Mera Dil Luteya. He received "PIFAA best actor award" in 2012 along with Diljit Dosanjh.

Music Career[edit source | edit]

He made his debut with the album Chakkh Lai which went on to became an instant success and brought him into the limelight in the Punjabi Music Industry. His album, which was produced by Aman Hayer, made him a superstar, and went on to become one of the highest selling Punjabi albums of all time. He saw further success with albums like "Nasha," "Phulkari," "Phulkari 2 Just Hits" and "Gangster." His 2012 song "Angreji Beat", a collaboration with Honey Singh for his album International Villager, stormed the Punjabi Music Charts, and featured in Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone's Bollywood film Cocktail that released in July 2012.

Film Career[edit source | edit]

He made his debut in Punjabi Films in a supporting role in 2010 with the hit film Mel Karade Rabba opposite Jimmy Shergill and Indo-Canadian actress Neeru Bajwa. He followed that up with a lead role in Jihne Mera Dil Luteya with Diljit Dosanjh which became the biggest hit in Punjabi Cinema when it released.[1] In April 2012 his film Mirza - The Untold Story released with the highest opening for a Punjabi film at the time of release[2] opposite UK-Punjabi actress Mandy Takhar. His next movie Carry On Jatta paired him with critically acclaimed Bollywood actress Mahie Gill, it released in July 2012 and had the second highest opening and total collections for Punjabi film, it is on course to collect Rs 10 Crore in India.[3] Gippy Grewal's latest movie Singh vs Kaur released on 15 February 2013, has garnered positive reviews mostly. Critics have appreciated Gippy for his remarkable acting and have also termed him as the 'first action hero of Punjab. .[4] Gippy Grewal's upcoming film is Lucky Di Unlucky Story. Directed by Smeep Kang, this film falls under the banner of Gurfateh films and Sippy Grewal Productions.[5] Lucky Di Unlucky Story was released on 26 April 2013 and was a huge hit. He is also currently working with Jazzy Bains, who will be making his Punjabi film debut in Best of Luck, opposite Miss India Universe 2008 Simran Mundi.[6]

Personal life[edit source | edit]

Gippy Grewal is married to Ravneet Kaur and has two sons named, Gurfateh and Ekomkar. It is on his younger son, Gurfateh's name, that Gippy Grewal launched his production house called, Gurfateh Films. His elder brother Sippy Grewal is based in Australia and also produces films under the banner- Sippy Grewal. 'Carry on Jatta' was produced under Sippy Grewal Productions.[7]


Discography[edit source | edit]

Year ReleasedAlbumMusicRecord LabelMost Gross
May 2002Chakk LeyAtul SharmaAnand Music5.1
November 2003Aaja Wey MitraAtul SharmaNupur Audio2.10
March 2004Mele Mittaran DeKiss'n'tellFinetone8.9
July 2005Phulkari 2Kiss'n'tellPlanet Recordz, Speed Records7.1
February 2006Akh Larh GayiSukhpal SukhPlanet Recordz, Speed Records7.2
September 2007Chandi De ChalleBhinda AujlaPlanet Recordz/Speed Records11.3
August 2008My Time To ShineBhinda AujlaPlanet Recordz/Speed Records/Kamlee Records1.5
October 2010Desi RockstarAman HayerKamlee Records LTD/Speed Records27.4
April 2011TalwarAnnu-Mannu, Jatinder Shah, Honey SinghSpeed Records9.2

Singles[edit source | edit]

YearSongMusicRecord labelNotes
2007GabruBhinda AujlaSpeed Records/Moviebox1st Join
2008TareyaJoti DhillonPlanet Recordz/Speed Records/Moviebox RecordsEconomy
2009Raj KardaPrince GhumanPlanet Recordz/Speed RecordsAlso Available in Canada & India
2009Kini SohniBhinda AujlaPlanet Recordz/Speed Records/Kamlee RecordsAll Done
2011Gal Teri Wang DiAman HayerSpeed Records/Moviebox Records24 February 2011
2010Sh! Sh! SharabiBohemiaSpeed RecordsOthers in Kamlee Records
2011Angreji BeatHoney SinghSpeed Records/MovieBox Records/Planet Recordz11 November 2011
2012MulahjedaariyaanJatinder ShahSpeed Records
2013Hello HelloDr. ZeusSpeed RecordsVideo By: Baljit Singh Deo

Filmography[edit source | edit]

YearFilmRoleNotes
2010Mel Karade RabbaNihal Dhasah
2011Jihne Mera Dil LuteyaYuvraajPTC Best Actor Award / PIFFA Award for Best Actor
2011DhartiHimselfSpecial Appearance in song "Sarkaran"
2012Mirza- The Untold StoryMirza
2012Carry On JattaJass DhillonWinner-PTC Best Actor Award Critics
2013Singh vs KaurNihal Singh
2013Lucky Di Unlucky StoryLucky
2013Best of LuckKullu
2013Bhaji in ProblemJitaWith Akshay Kumar
2014MarjawaanJanuary 2014
2014Chak De Phatte 2
2014Jatt James Bondwith Zarine Khan
2014Carry On Jatta 2Jass Dhillon

Dubbing career[edit source | edit]

Gippy Grewal has also started a career in the dubbing. He has given the Punjabi dubbing voice for Jai Courtney's character in A Good Day to Die Hard. This is the first ever Hollywood movie to be dubbed in Punjabi. It was also dubbed in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.[8]

Dubbing Roles[edit source | edit]

Live Action Films[edit source | edit]

Film titleActorCharacterDub LanguageOriginal LanguageOriginal Year ReleaseDub Year ReleaseNotes
A Good Day to Die Hard [9]Jai CourtneyJackPunjabiEnglish20132013First Ever Hollywood movie to have a Punjabi dubbed version.

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ "Business Today - Punjab Takes Center Stage With Its Own Hits". Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mirza Is The Highest Opening For Punjabi Film". Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Carry On Jatta Is A Blockbuster". Retrieved 2 Aug 2012. 
  4. ^ "Singh vs. Kaur Review". Ballewood.in. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Ballewood. "Lucky Di Unlucky Story Preview". Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of Luck Gippy and Jazzy". Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Interview with Gippy Grewal". Retrieved 28 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Die Hard 5 goes Punjabi". Indiatimes.com. 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2013-02-20. 
  9. ^ "A Good Day to Die Hard in Punjabi". TimesofIndia.com. Retrieved 28 Jan 2013. 

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