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Gurjit Singh: An Underrated Actor With The Potential To Excel!




By: Gurwinder Lotay | March 10, 2021

Those who follow Punjabi entertainment industry must have noticed the rise and rise of the self-made person Gurjit Singh. Fatehgarh born Gurjit Singh started anchoring for event shows when he was still in school. He did his graduation from Government College Chandigarh and went on to do his masters in theatre and drama from Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Gurjit continued with event shows and theatre while he was still studying. It was during his college period that he got to play a small character in Hashar (2008), followed by a small but substantial part in Ekam (2010). He went on to play a turbaned role in the Hindi serial Meet Mila De Rabba. Before this serial Gurjit was generally seen with a hair cut but his turbaned look in this serial won him a lot of appreciation and since then, he has carried this look like his own.

As Mumbai didn't offer him regular acting offers, he moved back to Punjab.

Back home, he soon grabbed the job of a Radio Jockey for a private radio station and his show went on to become one of the popular shows of that time, thanks to his magical voice that gelled perfectly with this love based show.

While he was busy with his radio career, an acting offer for a Punjabi serial knocked at his door. Soon after, the man was approached for hosting a talk show on a leading Punjabi channel. Since then he Gurjit has taken interviews of many big names of Punjabi and Hindi film industry. 

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As an RJ and Host, what made him stand apart was his connection with the listeners and viewers, where he would remain himself without being a chatterbox. It not only earned him an honest fanbase but also made him one of the favorite tv hosts of celebrity guests.

There was an incident which happened on his birthday when a couple kept waiting for his shoot to get over, as they had brought a birthday cake for him. Well, that's a great gesture for anyone!

Gurjit made his forgetful debut as lead in the year 2015 with the Punjabi film Lovely Te Lovely. He had another important release in the same year, a Hindi film titled 31 October, with Soha Ali Khan and Vir Das.

While his professional life was taking him ahead, his personal life also was like a dream tale.He was shooting for his Punjabi film Gelo, in which Jaspinder Cheema was playing the lead role, and Gurjit was doing an extended cameo. Both fell in love with each other and got married even before the release of the film.

Both Gurjit and Jaspinder have supported each other in their professional career. Last seen in an important character in Rang Punjab, Gurjit had also released a song. Off late he has been busy with his talk shows though the couple has shifted their base to Mumbai now. 

Gurjit has come a long way from doing small event shows to big ones, theatre to being a host. From having done Hindi and Punjabi serials to acting in supporting and then leading roles in Hindi and Punjabi film, to following his passion for singing and photography, Gurjit has proved himself as a multitalented personality. Though the man is still underrated but let us not forget that sometimes it takes a while for actors like these to get their deserving taste of success and once they achieve it, there's no looking back for them.



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