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Amrita Singh in 2011
|Born||dubious ]February 9, 1958 [|
|Occupation||Film and Television Actress|
|Years active||1983 –1993, 2002 – present|
|Spouse(s)||Saif Ali Khan (m. 1991–2004) (divorced)|
|Children||Sara and Ibrahim Ali Khan|
Her maternal grandmother Zarina, was the elder sister of actor Begum Para, mother of actor Ayub Khan. She was also the daughter of Mian Ehsan Ul Haque, who came from a landowning family. He was a judge and the Chief Justice of the highest court in the princely state of Bikaner, northern Rajasthan. Through her father, she is a relative of novelist Khushwant Singh and businessman Sir Sobha Singh of New Delhi.
Career 1983 to 1993
Amrita made her Bollywood debut in 1983 with Betaab, a vastly successful film in which she was paired with Sunny Deol. This was quickly followed by a succession of hits, such as: Sunny in 1984, Mard (which was the biggest hit of that year) and Saaheb in 1985, Chameli Ki Shaadi and Naam in 1986, Khudgarz in 1987, etc. Amrita made a successful pair in several films not only with Sunny Deol and Sanjay Dutt, but also with Anil Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan, two leading actors of the 1980s. 
As well as playing leading roles, she also played supporting negative roles in films such as Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992) and Aaina (1993). She also won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for the latter. These successes did not dissuade her from her resolve to retire into family life and Amrita quit acting after 1993. She returned to acting in 2002 with the film 23rd March 1931: Shaheed, in which she played the mother of Bhagat Singh (played by Bobby Deol). She then appeared on the STAR Plus television serial, Kkavyanjali, in 2005. Later that year, she won acclaim for her performance in yet another negative role for the film Kalyug.
Career 2007 to Present
In 2007, Amrita played the role of the gangster Maya Dolas' mother, Ratnaprabha Dolas, in the Sanjay Gupta film Shootout at Lokhandwala, directed by Apoorva Lakhia. Vivek Oberoi played the role of Maya. Later on Amrita roped the character of anthology film Dus Kahaniyaan, where she appeared in the short story Poornmasi.
Continuing her acting journey Amrita played in film Kajraare in 2011 and her film which is on Pre-Production which is under Yash Raj Films banner Aurangzeb (film) where the movie will pair up Amrita Singh with Jackie Shroff after almost two decades. 
In 1991, Amrita married Saif Ali Khan, twelve years her junior. He is the son of cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the ninth Nawab of Pataudi and actress Sharmila Tagore. In 1993, she gave up acting for a family life with her then husband. Together they have two children, a daughter named Sara Ali Khan (born September 1993) and a son named Ibrahim Ali Khan (born October 2001).
After thirteen years of marriage, they divorced in 2004
|1986||Mera Dharam||Durga Thakur|
|1986||Chameli Ki Shaadi||Chameli|
|1986||Kala Dhanda Goray Log||Mrs. Ramola Gauri Shankar / Pooja|
|1987||Naam O Nishan||Vanisha|
|1988||Charnon Ki Saugandh||Kanchan Singh|
|1989||Sachai Ki Taqat||Mrs. Ram Singh|
|1989||Galiyon Ka Badshah||Cameo|
|1989||Ilaaka||Sub-Inspector Neha Singh|
|1990||Maut Ke Farishtey|
|1990||Aag Ka Dariya|
|1991||Paap Ki Aandhi|
|1991||Rupaye Dus Karod|
|1991||Pyaar Ka Saaya||Maya Gangadhami|
|1992||Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman||Sapna L. Chhabria|
|1992||Kal Ki Awaz||Principal Nahim Bilgrami|
|1992||Dil Aashna Hai||Salma|
|1993||Aaina||Roma Mathur||Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award|
|2002||23rd March 1931: Shaheed||Vidya|
|2007||Shootout at Lokhandwala||Aai|
|2007||Dus Kahaniyaan||Pooranmasi – Story|
Awards and nominations
- Iloveindia.com: Bollywood – Amrita Singh
- "Amrita Singh's back". The Hindu. December 6, 2004. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
- Zee24Taas (2012-02-10). "Saif Kareena @ Marathi Natak.flv". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
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