Amrita Singh Biography

One of the very famous Indian actresses Amrita Singh mesmerized audience with her unique beauty and charm. The actress was born on February 9, 1958 in Hadali (Punjab province of Pakistan). Amrita comes from a mixed parentage; her father, Shavinder Singh is a Punjabi, while her mother's name is Rukhsana Sultana. Her father was an Army Officer and mother was a political activist. Amrita's family has relations with great novelist Khushwant Singh. Amrita was the student of New Delhi-based Modern School. The actress can speak fluently in languages like Hindi, English and Punjabi. Dingy is the nickname of the actress.

Amrita Singh was one of the most sought-after actresses of her time. She fearlessly and convincingly played negative roles in her career shot. Amrita was the only heroine, who was seen in the lead roles with Dharmendra as well as with his son Sunny Deol. She has even received praises for her dedication towards the work. The fabulous actress stepped in Bollywood with the film 'Betaab' in 1983. Sunny Deol was her co-star in this film. Post this film, Amrita continued giving hit films at the box-office, like 'Sunny' in 1984, 'Mard' and 'Saaheb' in 1985, 'Chameli Ki Shaadi' and 'Naam' in 1986 and 'Khudgarz' in 1987. Amrita was someone, who would look good when paired with any co-actor, be it Sunny Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor or Shehenshah Amitabh Bachchan.

Amrita Singh tied the knot in 1991 with Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, son of yesteryears' actress Sharmila Tagore. Saif Ali Khan is around twelve years younger than Amrita Singh. Saif and Amrita have two kids, Sarah Khan and Ibrahim Khan. The couple finally separated in the year 2004.

The brilliant actress also essayed some negative roles in the films like 'Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman' (1992) and 'Aaina' (1993). Amrita Singh displayed gray shades in it. For 'Aaina', the actress won the title of Filmfare Best Supporting Actress. Amrita thought of leaving acting field after year 1993.

In the year 2002, the actress returned to the big screen. Her comeback film was '23rd March 1931 Shaheed', in which Bobby Deol was seen as Bhagat Singh. Amrita played the role of mother of Bhagat Singh in this movie. Then, she appeared on small screen with TV serial 'Kkavyanjali' aired on Star Plus in the year 2005. In the same year, Amrita performed in the movie 'Kalyug', as Simi Roy. Her role in 'Kalyug' showered her much praises. In 2007, the actress played a prominent role in memorable movie 'Shootout At Lokhandwala' by Sanjay Gupta. She portrayed the role of mother of gangster, Maya Dolas. Apoorva Lakhia was the director of this thriller. Vivek Oberoi enacted Maya Dolas in 'Shootout At Lokhandwala'. The multifaceted actress did a short role in another flick named 'Dus Kahaniyaan' in 2007. The next movie done by Amrita in her acting journey was 'Kajraare' in the year 2011.

The other significant movies in which Amrita Singh acted in are 'Duniya', 'Mera Dharam', 'Kala Dhanda Goray Log', 'Karamdaata', 'Naam O Nishan', 'Thikana', 'Kabzaa', 'Tamacha', 'Shukriyaa', 'Charanon Ki Saugandh', 'Agnee', 'Sachai Ki Taqat', 'Hathyar', 'Galiyon Kaa Badshah', 'Ilaaka', 'Batwara', 'Toofan', 'Jaadugar', 'Veeru Dada', 'Aag Ka Darya', 'Krodh', 'C.I.D', 'Sadhu Sant', 'Paap Ki Aandhi', 'Suryavanshi', 'Dil Aashna Hai', 'Rang', etc.

Now, the viewers will once again get to see Amrita Singh in the forthcoming film 'Aurangzeb' (2013). Reportedly, she will be seen with Jackie Shroff in this movie.