Gurleen Chopra

Gurleen Chopra, also known as Gurlen Kaur Chopraa,[1] is an Indian actress and model. She has appeared in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi,[2] Kannada and Punjabi films.[3]

Gurleen Chopra
Gurlen in Mumbai.jpg
Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actress, Model
Years active2003–present
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Parent(s)Harjit Singh Chopra
Anup Chopra

Early lifeEdit

Gurleen Chopra was selected as "Miss Chandigarh" in her early age. She then tried modelling as suggested by her friends, and later decided to join films. Her parents were initially against it, but later agreed after they got to know that the film was to be directed by Lawrence D'Souza.[4]

CareerEdit

Gurleen Chopra made her debut as a model in famous song by Surjit Bindrakhiya 'tedi tedi takdi tu'in 1993. Gurleen Chopra made her debut in the Hindi film, Indian Babu.[5] Her next Hindi film was Kuch To Gadbad Hai, in which she played an orphan girl Riya.[6] She debuted in Telugu cinema with Ayudham [7] and later acted in many Telugu, Kannada and Tamil films. She played a double role in Manmatha. About her performance in the film, Sify had written, "Gurlin Chopra is impressive as Lakshmi in the blind get-up",[8] and Rediff had written that she "has done a neat job in both her roles".[9] She signed and shot her first Tamil film Thullal in 2004,[10][11] but it released only in 2007. She then started acting in Punjabi films. Her film Hashar, opposite Babbu Mann was a hit.[5] After a long hiatus, she signed a Telugu film titled Konaseemalo Chittemma Kittayya in 2009.[12] She acted in a 3D Telugu romantic comedy Vasthavam.[13]

She started shooting for her Marathi debut film Shinma in May 2015.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
2003 Indian Babu Dil Hindi
2003 Aayudham Sravani Telugu
2004 Oka Pellam Muddu Rendo Pellam Vaddu Meena Telugu
2004 Nenu Saitham Telugu
2004 Sardara Priya Kannada
2004 Kuch To Gadbad Hai Riya Singh Hindi
2005 Vishnu Sena Kannada
2005 Kaaki Farah Telugu
2006 Baghi Preet Punjabi
2006 Pandavaru Anjali Kannada
2006 Bhagam Bhag Nisha Chauhan Hindi
2007 Manmatha Lakshmi / Priya Kannada
2007 Thullal Sruthika Tamil
2008 Hashar: A Love Story Shagan Punjabi
2010 Kabaddi Ikk Mohabbat Raunaq Gill Punjabi
2010 Naane Ennul Illai Tamil
2012 Ajj De Ranjhe Kranti Punjabi
2012 Sirphire Punjabi
2014 Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda Telugu
2014 Kirpaan: The Sword of Honour Jasmine Punjabi
2014 Siva Keshav Telugu
2014 Aa Gaye Munde U.K. De Dolly Punjabi
2015 Shinma [2] Marathi
2015 International Hero Hindi
2017 Ashley Ashley Hindi
2017 Game Over[14] Sanaya Hindi
2019 Jai Chhathi Maa Hindi
2020 1840 Hyderabad Simran Hindi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Actress Gurleen Chopra changes her name to Gurlen Siingh Chopraa - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Features, Express. "An interesting love story". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Recreating a musical magic". The Hindu. 25 December 2002. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  5. ^ a b "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - The Tribune Lifestyle". Tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Interview with Gurleen Chopra - GURLEEN CHOPRA'S NO FOR BODY EXPOSURE - Bollywood Article". Smashits.com. 6 May 2004. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  7. ^ "Tacky script sinks Ayudham". Specials.rediff.com. 7 June 2003. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Movie Review : Manmatha". Sify.com. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  9. ^ "Manmatha: Watch it for Jaggesh, Komal - Rediff.com Movies". Rediff.com. 6 August 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  10. ^ "Another director-actor!". The Hindu. 29 July 2004. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  11. ^ "Meaty role for the heroine". The Hindu. 3 September 2004. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  12. ^ TNN (9 January 2009). "Gurleen Chopra is back - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  13. ^ "3D films are huge crowd-pullers says, Telugu producer Srinivasa Reddy". Ibnlive.in.com. 22 February 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  14. ^ https://in.bookmyshow.com/kheda/movies/game-over/ET00062177

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