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Monica Gill (Punjabi: ਮੋਨਿਕਾ ਗਿੱਲ; born June 24, 1991[2]) is a Punjabi-American model, actress and beauty pageant title holder, who won Miss India Worldwide 2014 on 21 June 2014.[3][4][5] She is also Miss India USA winner on 26 November 2013 while serving as Miss India New England.[6][7][8]

Monica Gill
Born (1991-06-24) June 24, 1991 (age 26)
Worcester (USA), Massachusetts, U.S.
Education University of Massachusetts
Title Miss India USA 2013
Miss India Worldwide 2014
Term June 2014 – November 2015

Monica made her Punjabi Cinema debut in the 2016 Tips' film Ambarsariya opposite Diljit Dosanjh.[9] That year, she went on to star in three back to back blockbuster Punjabi films. The following year, Gill made her Hindi Cinema debut in the 2017 K9 film Firangi. In 2018, she will be seen in the Hindi film, "Paltan," where she will play love interest to Harshvardhan Rane.[10][11] She will also be seen in the much awaited, female centric Punjabi film, Punj Khaab, which has been dubbed a first of its kind by its makers.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes Reference
2016 Ambarsariya Kirat Punjabi Main lead opp Diljit Dosanjh [12]
Kaptaan Preeti Main lead opp Gippy Grewal [13]
Sardaarji 2 Soni Main lead opp Diljit Dosanjh [14]
2017 Firangi Shyamali Hindi Hindi Debut
Sat Shri Akaal England Geet Punjabi Main Lead opp Ammy Virk [15]
2018 Punj Khaab Double Role Punjabi Solo Lead, Female Centric Film
2018 Paltan ? Hindi ? [citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Greening, Danielle (23 August 2015). "Meet the 7 Finalists of India's Next Top Model". DESIblitz. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  2. ^ https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10204589137548718&set=p.10204589137548718&type=3&theater
  3. ^ Francis, Sneha May (16 June 2016). "UAE to Bollywood: Miss India Worldwide Monica Gill's dream". Emirates 24|7. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  4. ^ from, IANS (21 June 2014). "Monica Gill from US is Miss India Worldwide 2014". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Pennington, Roberta (21 June 2014). "American Monica Gill wins Miss India Worldwide in UAE". The National. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Chitnis, Deepak (27 November 2013). "Boston student Monica Gill crowned Miss India USA 2013". The American Bazaar. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Monica Gill crowned Miss India USA 2013". India Today. 27 November 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "Monica Gill crowned Miss India USA 2013". timesofindia-economictimes. 26 November 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  9. ^ Cities (28 May 2016). "Sonam Bajwa, Parul Gulati, Monica Gill: Punjabi actresses who we would love to see in Bollywood". The Indian Express. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  10. ^ "Monica Gill Says, Movie 'Panj Khaab' Has A Special Story Line". ptcpunjabi.co.in. 13 October 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018. 
  11. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/bollywood/090218/monica-gill-harshvardhan-rane-love-interest-j-p-dutta-paltan-movie.html
  12. ^ "Exclusive Interview with Monica Gill on Ambarsariya". SimplyBhangra.com. 11 April 1958. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  13. ^ Service, Tribune News (16 June 2016). "Aye Aye Kaptaan!". Trinuneindia News Service. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  14. ^ from, TOI (18 May 2016). "'Sardaar Ji 2' trailer: Diljit Dosanjh is the funniest farmer you will ever meet". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  15. ^ "Ammy Virk and Monica Gill together in Sat Shri Akaal England". punjabimania.com. 6 May 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018. 

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