Nirmal Rishi is a Punjabi film and television actress. She is most remembered for her role as Gulabo Maasi in her first movie Long Da Lishkara (1983).

Nirmal Rishi
Born (1943-08-28) August 28, 1943 (age 76)
OccupationActress, Teacher
Years active1970s-present

Early life and film careerEdit

Rishi was born in 1943 in a Gurjar family in the village Khiva Kalan of Mansa district.[1] Her father was Sarpanch Baldev Krishan Rishi and mother name was Bachni Devi. She was very passionate about theatre right from her school days. She chose to be a physical education instructor and joined Government College Patiala for Physical Education.[3]

She acted in more than 60 films, including Long Da Lishkara (1983) Ucha Dar Babe Nanak Da (1985), Diva Bale Sari Raat, Suneha, Love Punjab (2015), Death on Wheels, Woman from the East, Nikka Zaildar (2016), Angrej (2015), Lahoriye (2017), and Nikka Zaildar 2 (2017) and a friendly appearance in Bollywood Superhit movie Dangal (2016).[4]

FilmographyEdit

  • Long Da Lishkara (1983).. Gulabo Maasi
  • Ucha Dar Babe Nanak Da (1985).. Bhaago- Shamsher's sister
  • Sheran De Putt Sher (1990) .. Bachni
  • Qurbani Jatt Di (1990).. Bhua
  • Jigra Jatt Da (1991) .. Bishan Kaur- Bakhtaawar's mother
  • Diva Bale Sari Raat (1991).. Jindo
  • Ankhila Soorma (1993).. Tejo
  • Khel Taqdeeran De (1995).. Kauri
  • Mela (1997) .. Parsinn Kaur
  • Sat Sri Akal (2008)
  • Akhiyaan Udeekdian (2009).. Dilsher's Mother
  • Lakeeran (2016)
  • Panjaban -Love Rules Hearts (2010).. Karan's mother
  • Woman from the East (2013).. Jeeto
  • Saadi Love Story (2013)
  • Dilli 1984 (2014).. Vamp
  • Little Terrors (2014).. Grandmother
  • Oh My Pyo! (2014).. Binnu's Mother
  • Angrej (2015).. Marho's grandmother
  • Darra (2016)
  • Love Punjab (2016).. Pargat's Mother
  • Nikka Zaildar (2016).. Daleep Kaur- Nikka's grandmother
  • Bambukat (2016).. Resham's mother
  • Dangal (2016).. Cameo Appearance
  • Lahoriye (2017).. Tej Parkash Kaur- Kikkar's mother
  • Rabb Da Radio (2017).. Bebe Hardev Kaur
  • Arjan (2017).. Amro
  • Asli Punjab (2017)
  • The Great Sardaar (2017).. Sarpanch's Mother
  • KRAZZY TABBAR (2017).. Swarn Kaur
  • Nikka Zaildar 2 (2017).. Deso Kaur- Nikka's Bebe
  • Bailaras (2017)
  • Ek Anokhi Dulhan - Saavi (2017)
  • Hard Kaur (2017) .. Satwant Kaur
  • Subedaar Joginder Singh (2018) .. Bibi Krishan Kaur
  • Laung Laachi (2018) .. Ajaypal's daadi
  • Daana Paani (2018).. Basant Kaur (old age)
  • Carry On Jatta 2 (2018) .. Lady at Marriage Beaureu
  • Kurmaiyan (2018) .. Ambo Jai Kaur
  • Parahuna (2018) .. Bhua
  • Aate Di Chidi (2018)
  • Afsar (2018)
  • Marriage Palace (2018)
  • Rajma Chawal (2018).. Beeji / Bebe
  • Bhajjo Veero Ve (2018)
  • Arjun Patiala (2019) Arjun's Mother
  • Aakhiri Waris (2019)
  • Vadda Kalakaar (2019)
  • Kaake Da Viyah (2019)
  • Kala Shah Kala (2019)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਸਿਨੇਮੇ ਦੀ 'ਗੁਲਾਬੋ' ਮਾਸੀ ਨਿਰਮਲ ਰਿਸੀ". 1 November 2017.
  2. ^ Channel Punjabi (22 April 2017). "Nirmal Rishi - Exclusive Interview - Cafe Punjabi - Channel Punjabi Beats" – via YouTube.
  3. ^ http://www.ludhianadistrict.com/personality/nirmal-rishi.php
  4. ^ Newsdesk. "Nirmal Rishi: Living with theatre, its ups and downs".

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