Gippy Grewal

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Gippy Grewal
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Gippy Grewal in 2019
BornRupinder Singh Grewal[1][2]
(1982-01-02) January 2, 1982 (age 40)[3][4]
Ludhiana, Punjab, India[5]
💼 Occupation
  • Singer
  • actor
  • songwriter
  • dancer
  • producer
  • director
👩 Spouse(s)Ravneet Kaur Grewal
👶 Children3

Rupinder Singh "Gippy" Grewal, is an Indian actor, singer, film director and producer whose works span over Punjabi and Hindi film industry.

His single Phulkari broke many records in the Punjabi music industry. He made his acting debut in the 2010 movie, Mel Karade Rabba, and which he followed with Carry On Jatta, Lucky Di Unlucky Story, Bhaji in Problem and Jatt James Bond. He revived "PTC Best Actor Award" in 2011 for his performance in the 2011 film Jihne Mera Dil Luteya. He received the "PIFAA Best Actor Award" in 2012 along with Diljit Dosanjh and received "PTC Best Actor Award" in 2015 for Jatt James Bond along with Diljit Dosanjh. After his hit movie Faraar, he came with Kaptaan and lock in 2016.

Personal life[edit]

Grewal was born in Ludhiana and his hometown is Koom Kalan, Ludhiana. He did his schooling from Nankana Sahib Public School, Kot Gangu Rai and studied at North India Institute of Hotel Management, Panchkula.[5] His brother Sippy Grewal is a distributor based in Australia.[6]

Grewal is married to Ravneet Kaur and has three sons.[2][7][8]

Music career[edit]

Grewal performing live in Chandigarh

Grewal made his debut with the album Chakkh Lai was produced by Aman Hayer.[9] He followed with the albums Nasha, Phulkari, Phulkari 2 Just Hits and Gangster. His 2012 song "Angreji Beat", featured in the Bollywood film Cocktail. The video for his 2013 single "Hello Hello" was shot in Las Vegas, Nevada. He performed at the Sandwell and Birmingham Mela in 2014.[10] Before his fame though he was a wedding singer. He frequently performed at weddings in Punjab, India.

Film career[edit]

Gippy Grewal with Sargun Mehta during the promotions of Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh

Grewal made his film debut in a supporting role in 2010 Punjabi-language film Mel Karade Rabba. He followed that up with a lead role in Jihne Mera Dil Luteya which became the biggest hit in Punjabi cinema when it released.[11] In April 2012 his film Mirza – The Untold Story released with the highest opening for a Punjabi film at the time.[12]

His next movie Carry On Jatta released in July 2012 and had the second highest opening and total collections for Punjabi film.[13] In 2013, Grewal released the action film Singh vs Kaur, comedy film Lucky Di Unlucky Story and Best of Luck and the comedy movie Bhaji in Problem.

In 2014, he appeared in the dramatic thriller Jatt James Bond. His second film of 2014 was the comedy film Double Di Trouble.

He dubbed a voice in the Punjabi version of A Good Day to Die Hard which was the first Hollywood movie to be dubbed in Punjabi.[14]

In 2015, Grewal entered Bollywood with a guest appearance in the comedy-drama film Dharam Sankat Mein. He then made his full acting debut in Bollywood with the romantic-comedy film Second Hand Husband.

In September 2017 Gippy Grewal starred in his most recent Hindi movie, Lucknow Central, along with Farhan Akhtar.[15] Carry on Jatta 2 released on 1 June 2018.


Year released Album Music Record label
2002 Chakk Ley ft. Jagdev Maan Atul Sharma Anand Music
2003 Aaja Wey Mitra ft. Jagdev Maan Atul Sharma Nupur Audio
2004 Mele Mittaran De ft. Jagdev Maan Kiss'n'tell Finetone
2005 Phulkari 2 ft. Jagdev Maan Kiss'n'tell Planet Recordz, Sukhnoor Aulakh (record label)
2006 Akh Larh Gayi ft. Jagdev Maan Sukhpal Sukh Speed Records
2007 Chandi De Challe ft. Jagdev Maan Bhinda Aujla Sukhnoor Aulakh /Kamlee Records LTD
2008 My Time To Shine ft. Jagdev Maan Bhinda Aujla Speed Records/Kamlee Records LTD
2010 Desi Rockstar ft. Jagdev Maan Aman Hayer Speed Records
2011 Talwar Anu-Manu
Jatinder Shah
Speed Records
2016 Desi Rockstar 2 JSL,
Jatinder Shah,
DJ Flow
Aman Hayer, Dr. Zeus
Speed Records

Film soundtrack[edit]


Year Movie Song
2010 Mel Karade Rabba Sher Ban Ke
2011 Dharti Sarkaraan
2016 Ardaas Mere Sahib
2017 Manje Bistre "Jatt Attitude" and "Dubai Wale Shaikh"
2018 Laavan Phere 25 Kille Ft. Mannat Toor
2018 Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan Akh Ladgayi
2019 Daaka "Phulkari"


Year Movie Song
2012 Cocktail Angreji Beat
2015 Dharam Sankat Mein Tu Takke & Do You Know Baby
2016 Loveshhuda Chitta Kukkad (ft.Neha Kakkar)
2016 Befikre Khulke Dulke (ft.Harshdeep Kaur)


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released



Year Film Role Notes Language
2010 Mel Karade Rabba Nihal Dhasah Punjabi Film Debut Punjabi
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Yuvraaj Singh Randhawa Punjabi
2012 Mirza: The Untold Story Mirza Punjabi
2012 Carry On Jatta Jass Dhillon Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Singh vs Kaur Nihal Singh   Punjabi
2013 Lucky Di Unlucky Story Lucky Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Best of Luck Kullu Co-Producer Punjabi
2013 Bhaji in Problem Jeeta Punjabi
2014 Jatt James Bond Shinda   Punjabi
2014 Double Di Trouble Fateh/Ekam (Double Role) Punjabi
2015 Second Hand Husband Rajbir Bollywood Film Debut Hindi
2015 Faraar Shinda/Ekam (Double Role) Punjabi
2016 Ardaas Sukhi cameo appearance Punjabi
2016 Kaptaan Advocate Kaptaan Singh Punjabi
2016 Lock Bhola Punjabi
2017 Manje Bistre Sukhi Also Producer & Writer Punjabi
2017 Lucknow Central Parminder Singh Gill(Pali) Hindi
2018 Subedar Joginder Singh Joginder Singh Punjabi
2018 Carry on Jatta 2[16] Jass Punjabi
2018 Mar Gaye Oye Loko[17] Tittu also Writer and Producer Punjabi
2019 Manje Bistre 2[18] Sukhi Also Producer and Writer Punjabi
2019 Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh Rajveer Punjabi
2019 Ardaas Karaan Sehaj Also, Director, writer and producer Punjabi
2019 Daaka Shinda Co-producer Punjabi
2020 Ik Sandhu Hunda Si Sandhu Punjabi
2020 Maa Films that have not yet been released[19] Punjabi
2021 Manje Bistre 3 Films that have not yet been released[20] Punjabi

Paani Ch Madhaani Films that have not yet been released[21]

Year Title Main Cast
2016 Ardaas Ammy Virk, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Karamjit Anmol
2019 Ardaas Karaan[22] Gippy Grewal, Meher Vij, Gurpreet Ghuggi

Special appearances[edit]

Year Film Role Sources
2011 Dharti Himself
2015 Dharam Sankat Mein Manjeet Manchala
2016 Ardaas Sukhi

Dubbing roles[edit]

Year Film Role Original Actor Original language Dubbed language
2013 A Good Day To Die Hard Jack Jae Courtesy English Punjabi


Year Album Lyrics Music
2013 Hello Hello Veet Baljit Dr Zeus
2014 Photo Jassi Lokha DJ Flow
2014 Shut up Ravi Raj Pav Dharia
2016 Ghat Boldi Jaani B Praak
2017 Lahore Navi Kamboz Dr Zeus
2017 Car Nachdi ft Bohemia Jaani B Praak
2017 Velna Happy Raikoti Jay K
2017 Nai Shad Da Jaani Jay K
2018 Sooraj Jaani B Praak
2018 Hukam Da Yakka Narinder Baath Desi Crew
2018 Weekend Sabbi Kothepona Laddi Gill
2019 Khatarnaak ft Bohemia Kumar Sunny Desi Crew
2020 Where Baby Where Jaani Sukhe
2020 Nach Nach Kulshan Sandhu Enzo
2020 Miss You Happy Raikoti Enzo
2020 Vigad Gaya Rav Hanjra Snappy
2020 Me & U Happy Raikoti Desi Crew


Year Title Channel Notes
2013 Voice of Punjab 4 PTC Punjabi Guest
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil Colors TV
2015 Comedy Classes Life OK
2020 Warning! Humble Music Creator

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2009 Mel Karade Rabba PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Male Debut Nominated
Best Villain Nominated
2011 Punjabi Music Best Folk pop Album Award Won
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Best Actor
(tied with) Diljit Dosanjh for Jihne Mera Dil Luteya
2012 Punjabi Music Most Popular song of the year Won
2012 Mirza: The Untold Story Best Actor Nominated
Critics Best Actor Won
Carry On Jatta Best Actor Nominated
Mirza: The Untold Story
Carry On Jatta
Best Popular Star Of The Year Won
2013 Singh vs Kaur Best Actor Nominated
2014 Jatt James Bond Best Actor Won
2014 Entertainer of The Year[23] Won
2015 Faraar Best Actor Nominated
2016 Kaptaan Most Popular song of the year Won
2016 Ardaas Best Director Nominated
Best Debut Director Won
Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Story Nominated
Kaptaan Best Actor Nominated
Ardaas Filmfare Awards Punjabi Best Director Nominated
Best Debut Director Won
Best Original Story Won
Kaptaan Best Actor Nominated
2017 Manje Bistre Best Actor Nominated
Best Original Story Nominated
Best Screenplay[24] Won
Brit Asia Awards Best Actor Won
2017 Punjabi Music Awards Best Duat vocalist(With Neha Kakkar) for patt Lain ge Won
2018 Carry on Jatta 2 PTC Punjabi Film Awards[25] Best Actor Won
Brit Asia Awards[26] Best Actor Won


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