Simone Singh

Simone Singh (born 10 November 1974) is an Indian actress and model.

Simone Singh
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Simone Singh in Jan 2013
Born (1974-11-10) 10 November 1974 (age 45)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)Fahad Samar

BiographyEdit

Singh was born to a Punjabi Sikh couple in Jamshedpur on 10 November 1974.[1]

She made her acting debut with the television series Sea Hawks followed by a small role in Swabhimaan, in 1995. She played the title role in another popular television series Heena, which gave her wide recognition and was the highest rated show on Indian television at the time.[1] She has been also praised for the role of Sakshi Goenka, a cunning and powerful woman, in Ek Hasina Thi.[2]

She played roles in a few other movies and has been acclaimed for her role in Being Cyrus, co-starring Boman Irani, Dimple Kapadia and Saif Ali Khan.[citation needed] She also played a small role in the blockbuster movie "Kal Ho Na Ho". She is the first Indian TV actress to present at the International Emmy Awards in NYC.[3] And she served on the jury of the first International Emmy Awards to be held in India in 2005.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

She is married to Fahad Samar. [5]

FilmographyEdit

 
Simone Singh at Lakme Fashion Week in 2012
Film performances
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love Priya Kapoor
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... Ruksaar
2002 Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya Meghna
Sur – The Melody of Life[6] Divya
2003 Sssshhh... Malini Gujral[7]
Kal Ho Naa Ho Camilla Special appearance
2006 Being Cyrus Tina Sethna
2007 Marigold Shazia
Delhii Heights Saima
2008 Bhram Vinnie
Via Darjeeling Preeti R. Sen
2009 99 Jahnavi
2010 Rann Mrs Naveen Shankalya
2019 Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas Vandana Sethi
Laal Kaptaan Begum
2020 Love Aaj Kal (2020 film) Zoe's Mother
Television performances
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Swabhimaan Gayatri
A Mouthful of Sky[8] Madhulika
1997 Sea Hawks Rupal
Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh Anita
Thoda Hai Thode Ki Zaroorat Hai Chandni
1998–2003 Heena[8] Heena
1999 Hello Friends[9] Sanjana[10]
2001 Tum Pukar Lo[8] Piya[11]
2003–2004 Aandhi Chandni
2004 Kosmiic Chat Host/presenter[12]
2005 Kasshish[13] Pia
2007 Virasat Anushka Lamba
2014 Ek Hasina Thi[14] Sakshi Goenka
2018 Haq Se[15] Fatima
2019–present Four More Shots Please![16] Sneha Patel
2019–2020 Bahu Begum[17] Razia Begum

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Serial Outcome
2002 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role – Female Heena Nominated
2003 Best Actor in a Lead Role – Female Nominated
2003 Stardust Award Best Supporting Actress Sur – The Melody of Life Won
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Ek Hasina Thi Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Won

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Pictures: Meet Simone Singh of TV show Ek Haseena Thi". yDaily Bhaskar. Archived from the original on 20 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Ek Hasina Thi / Needs to be more convincing". The Indian Express. 7 May 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Simone Singh to present award at iEmmies". Indian Television. 10 November 2003. Retrieved 7 April 2015.
  4. ^ Naval-Shetye, Aakanksha (8 August 2005). "Emmys to hit India soon!". The Times of India. TNN.
  5. ^ Correa, Marina (28 February 2009). "Fahad Samar and Simone Singh live life 'queen' size". DNA.
  6. ^ "Sur | Outlook India Magazine". Outlook India.
  7. ^ "Sssshhh!!!". Sify.
  8. ^ a b c ""Acting is all about being able to think on your feet, improvise, and follow instructions"". Indian Television Dot Com. 22 May 2001.
  9. ^ September 13, india today digital; September 13, 1999 ISSUE DATE; February 1, 1999UPDATED; Ist, 2013 13:57. "Zee TV launches new sitcom 'Hello Friends' inspired by popular American series 'Friends'". India Today.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  10. ^ "HELLO FRIENDS | Hindi Serial | Full Episode - 1 | Zee TV Show" – via www.youtube.com.
  11. ^ Published on Dec 2, 2019 (2 December 2019). "Tum Pukaar Lo | Hindi Tv Serial | Full Episode 02 | Zee Tv". YouTube. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  12. ^ "What's on the cards?". www.telegraphindia.com.
  13. ^ "Simone high on style and serials". www.telegraphindia.com.
  14. ^ "Simone Singh makes comeback on small screen after nine years - NDTV Movies". NDTVMovies.com.
  15. ^ "Rajeev Khandelwal, Surveen Chawla, Simone Singh in ALTBalaji's web-series". 9 August 2017.
  16. ^ "Four More Shots Please actor Simone Singh: Once you play a strong character, you are offered similar characters for years". 26 February 2019.
  17. ^ "'I don't intend to take long breaks': Simone Singh returns to TV with a daily soap 5 years after Ek Hasina Thi". DNA India. 17 July 2019.

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