BIOGRAPHY OF CHITRANGADA SINGHThere was one time in Hindi film industry when producers and directors use to hunt for the kids, whose face complexion and features resembled some leading actors. In past it has been observed, Master Raju did role of many child character of leading actors of today. In same way many child actor were introduced to film industry to play child character of heroes. Here is a good example of one of good actress who was focused by film directors when she was in school.
Yes, this article is on Chitrangada Singh.
Details of Chitrangada SinghName- Chitrangada Singh. (true name-Chitra singh)
Place of birth— Meerut. (U.P )
Father Name- Army Officer.
Mother mane- Mrs Singh.
Brother Name- Digvijay singh.
Husband Name--- Jyoti Randhawa.
Son Name— Zorawar Randhwa
Eye color- dark brown.
Star Sign-- Aries.
1st Movie---- Hazaroon Khwaishein Aisi (2003
Childhood of Chitrangada SinghChitrangada was born in much disciplined family. Her father was an army officer so she got the right teaching from the childhood. According to the details gathered by the media and other magazines, it is said that Chitrangada true name was Chitra Singh. Her father, Mr. Singh as an army Officer never took her daughter as a girl. He always took Chitra as a boy. He very soon changed the name Chitra to Chitrangada. It is said, her mother & father were very influenced by Mahabharata Hindu religion holly book, which made him to change his daughter name to one character in Mahabharata.. It didn't make much difference to Chitra only she feels that her name is little long. Change of name didn't stop the early activities of Chitrangada. She and her brother were always busy in some or other activities. In childhood she participated in all games what his brother played. But as she grew up her mind was getting attracted toward many things. Both brother and sister were well disciplined. Chitrangada was good in her studies. She always focused on the present situation and proceeded further.
Her father never stopped her and kept helping her to learn more in each field. In childhood very rarely Chitrangada participated in stage drama but when ever she got the chance, she took the opportunity to participate in it. She had never thought of having acting carrier for future. But she liked stage drama. As she was growing up there were lot of changes in her face slowly as she passed from VIII STD to IX STD, she resembled as young Smita Patil. It doesn't end over here. In mid of IX STD, she was approached by some film directors and had asked her to act as young Smita Patil in some documentary film. From here Chitrangada was into the eyes of few film directors. But her parents had given her opportunity to act in this documentary. But they also wanted her to finish her education then she could do according to her wish. She was further given Kathak dance training.
College days of ChitrangadaAfter finishing her school days she had joined college in Delhi, Lady Irwin College. She was an average student in college. During her college time she had got influenced to become Airhostess. She was trying to grasp all the knowledge to become the airhostess. As was doing her college she was also getting offers to do modeling. Very soon she signed small contract for modeling. Soon she was seen on magazine covers. Her college days were smooth without any troubles. She was very much in touch with her brother and his friend who Jyoti Randhwa. Chitrangada's brother and his brother, both are national level Golf player. Very soon friendship was developing into relation and Chitrangada father was quite aware of this. Chitrangada brother didn't have hard feeling for this .Very soon matter was sorted out in between parents. Not many activities were noted during college times. It was seen that Chitrangada focused on her studies and she was more interested in becoming Airhostess. In 1997 she got graduated from the college and further she put her step in modeling.
Choosing the future carrierAfter finishing her graduation she tried to give test and also appeared for few interview for airhostess vacancy. She was planning to do further short diploma related to aviation to become the airhostess. But dropped the idea and thought of doing it next year. On other hand she was getting good offers for modeling. Very soon she got good opportunity to do modeling for big companies. Later on small advertisement were followed by big screen. Soon she was seen in Bollywood. As Chitrangada had done few advertisements and while she was doing music video, she had come in eyes of Production Manager Sudhir Mishra. In year 2003 Chitrangada signed her first movie and made her debut with Sudhir Mishra film.
Filmography of Chitrangada Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi--2003.
Sorry Bhai-- 2008.
Dil Dar Ba Dar.
Yeh Sali Zindagi—2011
Music VideoSunset – Lyricist Gulzar / singer- Abhijeet.
Other activities*Advertisement model for ICICI Bank.
*Advertisement model for Alukkas Jewellery.
*Advertisement model for Aliva snacks.
*Advertisement model for Taj Mahal Tea with Saif Ali khan.
*Advertisement model for Garnier cosmetics.
AWARDSBollywood Movies Awards-Best Female Debut—2006.
Young Women Achiever Award—2009 by FICCI.
NominationZee Cine Award for most promising Female Debut—2005
Apsara Awards for Best Actress—2005.
Screen award for promising Female Newcomer—2006
Personal LifeAt the age 24, in 2001 Chitrangada got married to his brother friend Jyoti Randhwa. It was an arrange marriage but they knew each other from past many years. Jyoti Randhwa is a National professional Golf player.
Once it happened Chitrangada had planned to join her Husband golf tour in Korea, but unfortunately she missed the flight. Same day she went for the audition. She was short listed and as Sudhir Mishra already had an vivid vision on Chitrangada, she was selected for the first film.
Though there were many gossips during 1998 but it didn't create much of problem in husband and wife relations. They kept there personal life clear from the professional life. Chitrangada was seen back in movies and both husband wife are leading happy life with there son.
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