Chitrangada Singh is one of the most popular actresses and a famous celebrity from the Bollywood film industry.
Apart from being a popular actress, Chitrangada Singh is also renowned for having starred in several famous TV commercials and ads too.
Before making her debut on the big screen as a film actress in Bollywood, Chitrangada Singh worked as a successful and popular model.
About Chitrangada Singh
|Real Name||Chitrangada Singh Chahal|
|Date of Birth||30th August 1976|
|Age (as of October 2018)||42 years|
|Place of Birth||Jodhpur (Rajasthan)|
|Education||Diploma in Food & Nutrition from Lady Irwin College (New Delhi)|
|Height||5 ft 5"
(165 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||retd. Col. Niranjan Singh Chahal
|Brother||Digvijay Singh (Elder)
(Professional Indian Golfer)
(Professional Indian Golfer)
|Net Worth||INR 16,00,00,000
(USD 2 Million)
|Famous for||Hazaaron Khwahishein Aisi (2003), Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow (2005), Sorry Bhai! (2008), Yeh Saali Zindagi, Desi Boyz (2011), Inkaar, I, Me aur Main (2013), Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster-3 (2018)|
|First Movie||Hazaaron Khwahishein Aisi (2003)|
|Salary (per film)||INR 2,00,00,000
|Favorite Food||Mutton Biryani, Malai Tikka, Bacon and Fried Eggs|
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra and Ranveer Singh|
|Favorite Actresses||Hema Malini, Rekha, Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Vidya Balan and Audrey Hepburn|
|Hobbies||Kick boxing, swimming, playing golf and traveling|
Chitrangada Singh is not only recognized for her impressive acting on the big screen but has also become renowned as a producer in the Bollywood Hindi film industry, since 2018.
Chitrangada Singh’s age is around 42 years as Chitrangada Singh was born on the 30th of August, 1976, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Chitrangada Singh’s height is around 5 ft 5 inches (165 cm) while Chitrangada Singh’s weight is around 55 kg (121 lbs). In her spare time, Chitrangada Singh loves kick-boxing, swimming, playing golf and traveling, as part of her hobbies.
Chitrangada Singh’s father is Col. Niranjan Singh Chahal, a retired Indian Army officer, while we do not have information about Chitrangada Singh’s mother. Although Chitrangada Singh does not have any sisters, Chitrangada Singh’s elder brother is popular Indian golf player, Digvijay Singh. Chitrangada Singh’s ex-husband is popular professional Indian golfer, Jyoti Randhawa, whom she married in 2001 and got divorced in 2014. Chitrangada Singh and her ex-husband Jyoti Randhawa have a lovely son, Zorawar Randhawa. Currently, Chitrangada Singh’s boyfriend is rumored to be popular filmmaker, Sudhir Mishra.
As for her commercial success as a model and actress in the Bollywood film industry, Chitrangada Singh’s salary per film is around INR 2 crores (USD 273,000). Combining her income from acting with the numerous brand endorsement deals and her modeling assignments, Chitrangada Singh’s net worth is estimated to be INR 16 crores (USD 2 Million).
Talking about her success as a talented actress in the Indian film industry, Chitrangada Singh is the winner of several prestigious acting awards and has also had award nominations too.
Chitrangada Singh is the winner of the Bollywood Movie Awards’ Best Female Debut award for her excellent first role in ‘Hazaaron Khwahishein Aisi’ (2006). Besides winning this award, Chitrangada Singh also had 3 award nominations for her role in the movie as well.
Besides this, Chitrangada Singh also received the 2009 FICCI Young Women Achiever Awards also.
Interesting Facts About Chitrangada Singh
- Although Chitrangada Singh does not smoke, Chitrangada Singh does drink alcohol.
- Prior to entering acting, Chitrangada Singh became popular as a model.
- Chitrangada Singh and her ex-husband Jyoti Randhawa actually were childhood sweethearts as their fathers belonged to the same regiment and knew each other well.
- Chitrangada Singh and Jyoti Randhawa were in a relationship for over 5 years before deciding to getting married in 2001.
- Although Chitrangada Singh had plans to become a professional dietician, when filmmaker Sudhir Mishra saw her in a music video in 2002, he immediately flew to Delhi to audition her for a role in his upcoming Bollywood movie ‘Hazaaron Khwahishein Aisi’ (2003).
- For the impressive similarity in their looks and acting styles, Chitrangada Singh has often been compared to yesteryear superstar actress, Smita Patil.
- Chitrangada Singh is trained in singing and Kathak dance.
- Chitrangada Singh is a vocal animal lover and is part of the PETA organization in India.