Name : Chitrangada Singh
Birthday : 30th August, 1976 (Age:43)
Zodiac Sign : Aries
Occupation : Actress, model
Marital status : Single
Awards : Won: Bollywood Movie Award - Best Female Debut (2006)
Won: Young Women Achiever Award by FICCI (2009)
Biography : Chitrangada Singh born 30 August 1976 is an Indian film actress who works primarily in Bollywood.
Chitrangada Singh is from Jodhpur in Rajasthan. She was born in Jodhpur to an Indian Army officer (Col Niranjan Singh) in a Jat family. Her brother Digvijay Singh is a golfer. After her schooling in Meerut at Sophia Girl's School, graduation in Home Science (food and nutrition) from Lady Irwin College, New Delhi. She has received formal training in Kathak.
She has starred in critically applauded films like Yeh Saali Zindagi and Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi besides films like Desi Boyz, Inkaar, and I, Me Aur Main.
She began her career as a model before making the transition to the silver screen. After completing her college education she began modeling with brands like ICICI bank and Alukkas Jewellery among others.
She drew attention when she performed in a music video Sunset Point by Gulzar.
She took a break from acting from 2005 to 2008. In 2008, she made her comeback with the leading role opposite Sanjay Suri in the director Onir's romantic-comedy, Sorry Bhai. Its release over the weekend of the Mumbai terror attacks proved disastrous at the box office.
In Sudhir Mishra's movie Yeh Saali Zindagi (2011), Chitrangada played the role of an aspiring singer from Delhi who goes to Mumbai to get fame and money.
then starred in Rohit Dhawan's Desi Boyz, where she played the role of an economics teacher opposite Akshay Kumar. Desi Boyz also starred John Abraham and Deepika Padukone. She gained stardom by appearing along Akshay Kumar in Desi Boys.
In 2012, then appeared in a special song along with Akshay Kumar in his movie Joker.
In 2015, She again performed a special song with Akshay Kumar for the second time in his film Gabbar is Back.
Chitrangada Singh is a brand ambassador for Airtel, Parachute, Puma, Borges Olive Oil, Garnier, Aliva Crackers, Taj Mahal Tea and Joyalukkas Jewellers. She also endorses Tata Group's Tanishq and Titan Eye Plus.
Chitrangada Singh was married to golfer Jyoti Randhawa. Chitrangada and her husband separated in 2013 and then formally got divorced in April 2014. The couple has a son named Zorawar, his custody has been granted to Chitrangada.
Tags Chitrangada Singh