Mahie Gill

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Rimpy Kaur "Mahie" Gill (born 19 December 1975) is an Indian actress, working in the Hindi and Punjabi film industries.[1][2] She is best known for her role of Paro in Anurag Kashyap's critically acclaimed Hindi film Dev.D, a modern take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's Bengali novella Devdas, for which she also won the 2010 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She started her career in Punjabi films before making a debut in Bollywood with Dev.D.[3][4]

Mahie Gill
Mahi Gill graces the trailer launch of Alt Balaji’s Apaharan (01) (cropped).jpg
Gill at the trailer launch of Apaharan in 2018
Born
Rimpy Kaur Gill

(1975-12-19) 19 December 1975 (age 46)[1][2]
Alma materPanjab University
OccupationActor
Years active2003–present
Children1

She consequently gained recognition after portraying Madhavi Devi, a sexually frustrated wife in Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, as well as its sequel, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns.

Early life and educationEdit

Gill was born in Chandigarh in a Punjabi Jat Sikh family on 19 December in 1975.[5] She completed her master's degree in theater from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1998.[6]

CareerEdit

Gill got her first break with the Punjabi based Bollywood film Hawayein and has done a couple of Punjabi films along with theatre. Anurag first saw her at a party and instantly finalized her to play the character of Paro in the movie Dev D.[7] She worked in Ram Gopal Verma's Not a Love Story, which was based on the Niraj Grover Murder case of 2008.[8] She also worked in Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster with Jimmy Sheirgill and Randeep Hooda, which was released on 30 September 2011. This movie earned her a nomination at the Filmfare Awards for Best Actress.[9]

Gill appeared in Paan Singh Tomar with Irrfan Khan. It is the true story of an athlete who became a dacoit. In this, she played the title character's wife. Gill made her debut with Apoorva Lakhia's film Toofan, simultaneously shot with the Hindi version, Zanjeer. She did her first ever item number in Tigmanshu Dhulia's film Bullett Raja.[10]

Mahie Gill to be next seen in upcoming web series '1962 The War In The Hills', directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The series features Abhay Deol, Sumeet Vyas, Akash Thosar.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

Gill lives in Goa with her boyfriend and has a daughter, Veronica.[12][13]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Notes
2003 Hawayein Laaliii Hindi
2004 Khushi Mil Gayee Punjabi
2006 Sirf Panch Din
2007 Khoya Khoya Chand Starlet at Prem Kumar's house Hindi
Mitti Wajaan Maardi Raani Punjabi
2008 Chak De Phatte Simran
2009 Dev.D Parminder 'Paro' Hindi Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress
Gulaal Madhuri
Pal Pal Dil Ke Ssaat Dolly Credited as Rimpy Gill
Aagey Se Right Sonia Bhatt
2010 Dabangg Nirmala Hindi
Mirch Special appearance in an item number
2011 Utt Pataang Sanjana Mahadik Hindi
Not a Love Story Anusha Chawla
Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Madhavi Devi Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Michael Rwitika
2012 Paan Singh Tomar Indira Hindi
Carry On Jatta Mahie Kaur Punjabi
Dabangg 2 Nirmala Pandey Hindi
2013 Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns Madhavi Devi
Zanjeer Mona
Bullett Raja Special appearance in song "Don't Touch My Body"
Gang of Ghosts Manoranjana Kumari
2014 Buddha in a Traffic Jam Charu Siddhu Hindi/ English
2015 Shareek Jassi Punjabi
Hey Bro Herself Hindi Special appearance in item song
2016 Aatishbazi Ishq Veera'n Punjabi Producer
2017 Wedding Anniversary Kahaani Hindi
2018 Phamous Teacher Rosy Hindi
Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Madhavi Devi
2019 Family of Thakurganj Sharbati Hindi
Posham Pa Prajakta Deshpande Released on ZEE5
2020 Durgamati Satakshi Ganguly
Doordarshan Priya Bhateja aka Billo Hindi
2021 Jora:The Second Chapter Punjabi Directed by Amardeep Singh Gill

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform
2018 Apharan - Sabka Katega Madhu Tyagi/Malini ALTBalaji
2019 Fixerr Kesar Maalik ALTBalaji and ZEE5
2021 1962: The War in the Hills Shagun Singh Disney+ Hotstar
2021 Your Honor Yashpreert SonyLIV

Awards and nominationsEdit

Filmfare Awards
Screen Awards
IIFA Awards
BIG Star Entertainment Awards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mahie Gill's Biography" Archived 6 June 2013 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 6 July 2013.
  2. ^ a b "My first marriage failed because I was immature: Mahie" Archived 26 July 2013 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 6 July 2013.
  3. ^ "I don't have time to date anyone: Mahi Gill". Indian Express. 11 September 2009. Archived from the original on 30 September 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
  4. ^ "Mahi Gill: A girl on the verge". Express Buzz (Indian Express). 3 July 2009.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Wadhwa, Akash (10 December 2012). "My first marriage failed because I was immature: Mahie". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 18 September 2018. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Life History Of Celebrity And Actress Mahi Gill". Archived from the original on 21 April 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  7. ^ Menon, Neelima (3 July 2009). "Mahi Gill: A girl on the verge". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 31 May 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  8. ^ "It was difficult working in 'Not A Love Story': Mahi Gill". Mid-Day. Inter-Asian News Service. 21 July 2011. Archived from the original on 6 May 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  9. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2011 - Nominations List". India Times. 20 January 2012. Archived from the original on 2 June 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  10. ^ Udasi, Harshikaa (2 March 2013). "The next item". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Archived from the original on 1 June 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  11. ^ Keshri, Shweta (15 February 2021). "1962 The War In The Hills trailer out. Abhay Deol's Indo-China war drama looks epic". India Today. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  12. ^ "Mahie Gill: I am unmarried and mother of a three-year-old girl | Hindi Movie News - Bollywood - Times of India". Archived from the original on 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  13. ^ "Mahie Gill reveals she has 3-year-old daughter with live-in boyfriend". 3 July 2019. Archived from the original on 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  14. ^ "3 Idiots shines at Filmfare Awards". Economic Times. 28 February 2010. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  15. ^ "Filmfare Awards Nominations 2011 – 2012". Indicine. Archived from the original on 7 December 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  16. ^ "Star Screen Awards Winners 2009 – 2010". Indicine. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  17. ^ "Winners of the IIFA Awards 2010". One India. 7 June 2010. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  18. ^ "Nominations for IIFA Awards 2010". Bollywood Hungama. 8 May 2010. Archived from the original on 1 March 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
  19. ^ "Nominations for IIFA Awards 2012". Bollywood Hungama. 5 May 2012. Archived from the original on 1 March 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
  20. ^ "Nominations for 4th Big Star Entertainment Awards". Bollywood Hungama. 12 December 2013. Archived from the original on 16 December 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2014.

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