Gippy Grewal Biography, Family, Career, Discography & 9 Interesting Facts

Gippy Grewal is a Punjabi musician, actor, filmmaker, and producer who works in the Punjabi film and music industries. He was born on January 2, 1983, in the city of Ludhiana, Punjab, India. If you want to know more about his personal life then read on!

Gippy Grewal
Gippy Grewal

Born and Family

Gippy Grewal was born in Koom Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab on January 2, 1983 (age 37 as of 2020). Capricorn is his astrological sign.

He attended Nankana Sahib Public School in Ludhiana before enrolling at the North India Institute of Hotel Management in Panchkula to complete a degree in Hotel Management.

Gippy Grewal with his parents during his 11th birthday (source via Instagram)
Gippy Grewal with his parents during his 11th birthday (source via Instagram)

Gippy has had a strong passion for music since he was a youngster. During his school days, he frequently competed in singing and bhangra events.

Gippy went to Delhi after finishing his Hotel Management degree and working at a hotel. He published his debut album while working there, but it did not do well with the public. Gippy Grewal is from a Sikh family.

Gippy Grewal with his wife (Ravneet Grewal), two sons (Ekomkar and Gurfeteh)
Gippy Grewal with his wife (Ravneet Grewal), two sons (Ekomkar and Gurfeteh)

Personal Information

Real Name Rupinder Singh Grewal
Born 02 January 1983
Birthplace Koom Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab
Zodiac sign Capricon
Height 5′ 10” or 180cm
School Nankana Sahib Public School, Kot Gangu Rai
College North India Institute of Hotel Management, Panchkula, Haryana
Qualification Hotel Management
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikhism
Marital Status Married
Hometown Chandigarh, India
Father Name (Late) Santokh Singh
Mother Name Kulwant Kaur
Siblings Sippy Grewal (Brother)
Wife Ravneet Kaur
Children 3 Sons (Ekomkar Grewal, Gurfateh Grewal (Shinda),

and Gurbaaz Grewal)

Occupation Singer, Actor, Producer, Director
Year Active 2004 – Present
Contact [email protected]

Physical Description

Height 5’11”
Weight 75 Kg
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Complexion Fair brown
Body type Slim

Career

Gippy Grewal is a movie director, actor, musician, cinematographer, and songwriter in the Punjabi as well as Bollywood movie industry. in 2004, His track, Phulkari, has set numerous milestones in the Punjabi music industry.

In 2010, he screen debut in the movie Mel Karade Rabba. In 2011, he received the ‘PTC Best Actor Award’ for his outstanding performance in Jihne Mera Dil Luteya.

In 2016, he came to lock Kaptaan after his movie Farrar. Chakkh Lai, from Aman Hayer’s album, was his debut single. His 2012 hit song “Angreji Beat” was heavily used in the Bollywood flick Cocktail.

In 2014, he played at the Sandwell Mela as well as in Birmingham. As a fan of the 2010 Punjabi movie Mel Colored Ruba, he made his cinematic debut. When it premiered, he played a major role in Jihne Mera Dil Luteya, which went on to be the highest-grossing Punjabi film.

Mirza–The Untold Story, his film, had the best official opening for a Punjabi film in April 2012. His film Carrie on Jutta was released in July 2012, and it was the second-biggest opening picture in Pollywood as well as a gross earner.

His film Singh vs Kaur was premiered in 2013, following the release of previous films such as Lucky Di Unlucky Story, Bhaji in Problem, and Best of Luck. He was cast in the drama and action flick Jatt James Bond thriller in 2014.

Ardaas Movie won PTC Punjabi Film Award 2020
Ardaas Movie won PTC Punjabi Film Award 2020 (source via Gippy’s Facebook)

His second film, Double Di Trouble, was released in 2014. He dubbed his voice in a Punjabi version of a good day for Die Hard, the first Hollywood picture dubbed in Punjab. He made his Bollywood debut in 2015 with the comedy-drama flick Dharam Sankat Mein.

Later, in Bollywood, he made his full debut in the romantic comedy film Second Hand Husband. Gippy Grewal’s most recent Hindi film, Lucknow Central, was released in September 2017 alongside Farhan Akhtar.

Gippy Grewal with his sons
Gippy Grewal with his sons

Songs in Bollywood

Year Songs Movie
2012 Angreji Beat Cocktail
2015 Tu Takke & Do You Know Baby Dharam Sankat Mein
2015 Bad Baby & Mithi Meri Jaan & Second Hand Husband Second Hand Husband
2016 Chitta Kukkad Loveshhuda
2016 Khulke Dulke Befikre

Hindi Movies

Year Title Role
2015 Dharam Sankat Mein Manjeet Manchala
2015 Second Hand Husband Rajbir Singh Grewal
2017 Lucknow Central Parminder Singh Gill

Punjabi Movies

Year Title Role
2010 Mel Karade Rabba Nihal Dhasah
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Yuvraaj Singh Randhawa
2012 Mirza: The Untold Story Mirza
2012 Carry On Jatta Jass Dhillon
2013 Singh vs Kaur Nihal Singh
2013 Lucky Di Unlucky Story Lucky
2013 Best of Luck Kullu
2013 Bhaji in Problem Jeeta
2014 Jatt James Bond Shinda
2014 Double Di Trouble Fateh/Ekam (Double Role)
2015 Faraar Shinda/Ekam (Double Role)
2016 Ardaas Sukhi
2016 Kaptaan Advocate Kaptaan Singh
2016 Lock Bhola
2017 Manje Bistre Sukhi
2018 Subedar Joginder Singh Joginder Singh
2018 Carry on Jatta 2 Jass
2018 Mar Gaye Oye Loko Tittu
2019 Manje Bistre 2 Sukhi
2019 Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh Rajveer
2019 Ardaas Karaan Sehaj
2019 Daaka Shinda
2020 Ik Sandhu Hunda Si Sandhu
2021 Paani Ch Madhaani Gullie

Songs (Singles)

Year Title Label
2020 Where Baby Where Humble Music
2020 Nach Nach Humble Music
2020 Miss You Humble Music
2020 Vigad Gaya Humble Music
2020 Me & U T-Series

Favourite Things

Actor Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan
Actress Mahi Gill
Male Singer Gurdas Mann, Kuldeep Manak
Female Singer Unknown
Colour Black, Red
Sports Cricket
Hobbies Travelling, Music, Swimming
Destination Canada

Controversies

A stakeholder of the firm filed a lawsuit in 2014 against the Live India Trading Company (a chit fund corporation) and it’s brand ambassador Gippy Grewal for defrauding him of 5 lakh.

Grewal sparked outrage in 2015 for impersonating a militant and conveying a message about the collapse of India’s judicial system.

R Nait is a Punjabi singer, said Gippy Grewal fraudulently bound him to his company Humble Music, adding that he had to sell 3 acres of his land to cancel the contract.

Interesting Facts

  • Gippy was born in Koom Kalan, Ludhiana, to a middle-class family.
  • Gippy is a natural born vocalist, not a professionally taught one.
  • Before becoming a professional singer, he worked at a hotel in Delhi.
  • In 2020, Gippy went to Pakistan to see the old home in village Chak 47 Mansoora, Pakistan.
  • Arjun Rampal, he claims, is the most irritating star with no acting experience.
  • Gippy was afraid of water, yet he learned to swim to conquer his fear.
  • His aspiration is to play Rahul Mehra, the role portrayed by Shahrukh Khan in Darr (1993).
  • He founded “My Dream Academy” to provide a forum for Punjabi youngsters to improve their acting talents, as he believed the government had failed to do so.
  • He is one of the few actors who has been given the opportunity to represent Punjab in Bollywood.
Gippy Grewal with his mother & Brother
Gippy Grewal with his mother & Brother

Social Media Platforms

Facebook Gippy Grewal https://www.facebook.com/GippyGrewal/
Instagram @gippygrewal https://www.instagram.com/gippygrewal/?hl=en
Snapchat gippygrewal https://www.snapchat.com/add/gippygrewal
Twitter Gippy Grewal https://twitter.com/GippyGrewal
Youtube Gippy Grewal https://www.youtube.com/c/gippygrewal/videos

Photo Gallery

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References

  • Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube Interviews.
  • Interviews his kith and kins.
  • Interview on The Lallantop – link 
  • Interview on Lashkara Tv – Link
  • Interview on Red FM Canada – Link
  • Interview on Bollywood Tadka Punjabi – Link
  • Interview on Prime Asia Tv Canada – Link
  • Interview on Balle Balle Tv – Link
  • Interview On Pitaara Tv – Link
  • Interview on PTC Punjabi – Link
  • Interview on 9X Tashan – Link
  • Interview on Daah Films – Link
  • Interview on ND Tv India – Link
  • Interview on Brit Asia Tv – Link
  • Interview on ABP Sanjha – Link
  • Interview on Jagbani (7 Year Ago) – Link
  • Interview on Mirchi Punjabi – Link
  • Interview on ETC Punjabi (9 Year Ago) – Link
  • Interview on RC Media Uk – Link
  • Interview on Rj Jassi – Link
  • Interview on Savera Star Talks – Link
  • Interview on Hindustan Times – Link
  • Interview on Gabruu – Link
  • Interview on Desi Channel – Link
  • Interview on Punjabi Lehar (a Pakistani Channel) – Link
  • Interview on Punjaab2000 –  Link

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