Nimrat Khaira

Nimrat Khaira (born 8 August 1992) is an Indian singer, actress and playback singer known for her work in Punjabi-language music and films. She has been nominated for two Filmfare Punjabi Awards and one PTC Punjabi Film award.

Nimrat Khaira
Nimrat Khaira
Nimrat Khaira
Background information
Birth nameNimratpal Kaur Khaira
Born (1992-08-08) August 8, 1992 (age 27)[1][2]
Gurdaspur, Punjab, India[3]
GenresPop
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active(2014 –present)
Labels
Associated acts
WebsiteNimrat Khaira on Facebook

Early lifeEdit

Born in Gurdaspur, Khaira started singing in third grade. She is the only child of her parents. She is graduated in Biotechnology.[3]

CareerEdit

She is the winner of Voice of Punjab season 3.[4] She gained fame after the release of her single "Ishq Kacheri".[5] She performed at Saras Mela, held in Bathinda.[6][7] She hosted the third edition of Radio Mirchi Music Awards.[8]

She started her singing career from a duet song "Rab Karke" with Nishawn Bhullar, which was released on 24 September 2015 by record label Punj-aab Records. The song received good response from audience, but she got much fame through her next two songs "Ishq Kacheri" and "SP De Rank Wargi" both released in 2016. She continued her success with songs like "Salute Wajde" in 2016. In 2017, she launched many singles many of them overcame as massive hits like "Rohab Rakhdi", "Dubai Wale Sheikh", "Suit" and "Designer". She also won Best female vocalist award for her duo "Dubai Wale Sheikh" from Manje Bistre at Brit Asia Awards and nominated at Filmare Punjabi Award. The song also peaked on UK Asian chart.[9] He single "Suit" entered top 20 in the chart.[10]

Also, her song "Designer" produced by Deep Jandu came in controversy after a foreign composer "Zwirek" claimed the music and the song was removed from YouTube but later, the song was readded to YouTube after music was proved legally original.[11]

SongsEdit

Year Song Associated With
2015 Rab Karke Nishawn Bhullar
2016 SP De Rank Wargi Desi Crew
Ishq Kacheri Preet Hundal
Salute Wajde ArZzz
Taanvi Changa Lagda ArZzz
2017 Rohab Rakhdi ArZzz
Jhumke Movie – Sargi with Jassi Gill and Babbal Rai
Dubai Wale Sheikh[12] Gippy Grewal in Movie Manje Bistre
Akhar (female version) Amrinder Gill in Lahoriye
Bhangra Gidha[13] Babbu
Suit[14] Mankirt Aulakh
Designer[15] Humble Music
2018 Brobar Boli[16] Desi Routz, White hill
Ranihaar[17] White Hill Music
Sun Sohniye with Ranjit Bawa from Afsar
Udhaar Chalda with Gurnam Bhullar from Afsar
Khat from Afsar
Sacha Jhootha[18] Brown Studio
2019 Tohar
Jattan De Munde with Tarsem Jassar from Rabb Da Radio 2
Channan Tarsem Jassar from Rabb Da Radio
Baddlan De Kaalje With Amrinder Gill in film Chal Mera Putt
2020 Lehnga
Majhe Vall Da featured in song by Amrinder Gill from Chal Mera Putt 2

Film careerEdit

She started her film career in 2017 with Lahoriye, wherein she played the role of Kikkar(Amrinder Gill)'s sister Harleen Kaur. Her performance in film was appreciated by audience. She was also nominated for Best Debut Performance and Best Supporting Actress in different Award Ceremonies.[19]

Her second film Afsar is set to be released on 5 October 2018. Film marks as Debut as lead actress for Nimrat Khaira. In film, Nimrat Khaira had shared screen with Tarsem Jassar. She had played the role of Harman who is Teacher in Government school.[20] In 2020, her Jodi is releasing, which is written and directed by Amberdeep Singh. In the film, she is co-starring Diljit Dosanjh. It is her second collaboration with Singh and Rhythm Boyz Entertainment after Lahoriye (2017).

FilmographyEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Film Year Role Director Notes
Lahoriye 2017 Harleen Kaur Amberdeep Singh Punjabi Film Debut
Afsar 2018 Harman Gulshan Singh
Chal Mera Putt 2019 N/A Janjot Singh Special appearance in song "Baddlan De Kaalje"
Jodi  2020 TBA Amberdeep Singh

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2018 Lahoriye Brit Asia Awards[21] Best Debut Performance Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Manje Bistre Best Female Vocalist Won
Filmfare Awards Punjabi[22] Best playback singer(female) Nominated
Lahoriye Best Debut Female Nominated
PTC Punjabi Film Awards[23] Nominated
2019 Afsar Brit Asia TV Awards Best Female Playback Vocalist Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nimrat Khaira". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  2. ^ Kapoor, Diksha (8 August 2019). "Happy Birthday Nimrat Khaira: Know Some Lesser Known Facts About The Singer". PTC Punjabi. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  3. ^ a b "The Begum of Pollywood : Nimrat Khaira -". 4 January 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Voice of Punjab Season 3 winners".
  5. ^ "Nimrat Khaira female singers". Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Saras Mela Performance". Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Saras Mela Performance". Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Radio Mirchi Music Awards". Archived from the original on 22 March 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Asian Music Chart Top 40 | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  10. ^ "Asian Music Chart Top 40 | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  11. ^ "Nimrat Khaira's 'Designer' song deleted from Youtube". Latest Punjab News, Breaking News Punjab, India News | Daily Post. 16 December 2017. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Nominations for the Jio Filmfare Awards (Punjabi) 2018". filmfare.com. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Bhangra Gidha by Nimrat Khaira (New Punjabi Song) | Official Video". Chandigarh Metro. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  14. ^ "Suit by Nimrat Khaira Ft. Mankirt Aulakh (Latest Punjabi Song) | Official Video". Chandigarh Metro. 10 October 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  15. ^ "Designer by (Nimrat Khaira) – New Punjabi Song | Official Video Out". Chandigarh Metro. 21 November 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  16. ^ "Brobar Boli, New Year 2018 Gifted Song". RedMux. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  17. ^ "Ranihaar (New Punjabi Song) by Nimrat Khaira | Official Video and Lyrics". PunjabiPollywood.com – Gossip, Movies, Songs, Photos, Videos. 23 July 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  18. ^ "Sacha Jhootha - Single by Nimrat Khaira", Apple Music, retrieved 29 February 2020
  19. ^ "Nimrat Khaira Films".
  20. ^ "'Afsar' first look: Pollywood gets a new on-screen jodi – Nimrat Khaira and Tasrem Jassar". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  21. ^ "FULL LIST OF WINNERS FROM THE PUNJABI FILM AWARDS 2018 – BritAsia TV". BritAsia TV. 14 May 2018. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  22. ^ "Filmfare Awards Punjabi 2018 Nominations | Filmfare.com". filmfare.com. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  23. ^ "NOMINATION – PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2018 | PTC Punjabi". ptcpunjabifilmawards.in. Retrieved 14 August 2018.

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