Rakul Preet Singh (born on 10 October 1990) is an Indian based model and actress. She hails from the Sikh descent and is Punjabi. She predominantly works in the South Industry and can also be seen in Hindi movies. Rakul is also a very talented student, Sportsman and model.
Rakul Preet Singh Actress, Age, Biography
|Name||Rakul Preet Singh|
|Profession||Actor and model|
|Height||173cm or 1.73m or 5’8”|
|Weight||57kg or 126lbs|
|Debut||Kannada: Gilli (2009), Telegu: Keratam (2013), Tamil: Thadaiyara Thaakka (2014), Bollywood: Yaariyan (2014)|
|Date of birth||10 October 1990 (29 years as of 2020)|
|Birthplace||New Delhi, India|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|Schools||Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi|
|College/University||Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi, Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||Mathematics Honors|
|Hobby||Dancing, playing golf, swimming and working out|
|Affairs||Rana Daggubati (rumoured)|
|Father||Kulvinder Singh (Retired Colonel of the Indian Army)|
|Mother||Rini Singh (self-employed)|
|Salary||Rs.1- 1.5 crore per film|
Early life and background
The actress was born in New Delhi to retired Colonel of Indian army, Kulvinder Singh and mother Rini Singh who is self-employed. Her family is pure Punjabi. Rakul did her schooling from Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan and later studied Mathematics at Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi.
While the actress was in college she developed an interest for the field of acting and did her debut with the Kannada film Gilli (2009). Later Rakul also got into modelling and subsequently applied for Femina Miss India in which she was placed fifth in 2011.
- Food – Aloo parantha and gulab jamun
- Actor – Shahrukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor
- Actress – Deepika Padukone
- Films – P.S I Love You, the Devil Wears Prada, Hangover, Kal Ho Na Ho and Namaste London
- Colour – Blue and White
- Fashion Piece – Bags
- Style Icon – Sonam Kapoor
- Book – Overdressed by Elizabeth L Cline
Rakul started her career in acting when she was doing her graduation in mathematics. The actress made her debut with the Kannada film Gilli (2009). In 2011 Rakul applied for Miss India Femina and secured fifth place in the pageant. She also won five pageant titles – Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face, People’s Choice Miss Indiatimes, Femina Miss Talented, Femina Miss Beautiful Smile and Femina Miss Beautiful Eyes.
Rakul Preet Singh Movies
After that, she decided to opt for a full time acting. She made her Telegu debut in Keratam in 2011 and Tamil debut with the film Thadaiyara Thakka in 2012. The actress entered into the Bollywood industry with the film Yaariyan in 2014, her performance in the movie was better received. She has been a part of a number of successful films such as – Venkatadri Express(2013), CurrentTheega(2014), Rough(2014), Loukyam(2014), Kick(2015), Sarrainodu(2016), Nannaku Prematho(2016), Dhruva(2016), Spyder(2017) and Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017).
The actor is one of the leading actresses of the South Indian Film industry, especially in Telegu Cinema. In January 2018 she signed for her next Tamil film opposite Suriya. After that she appeared opposite Siddharth Malhotra in Aiyaary which released in February, later that year in June she signed up for a Tamil film.
In 2019 the actress appeared in the Bollywood film De De Pyaar De and the Telegu film Manmadhu 2. After August 2019 she did two films – Marjaavaan and Indian 2. The actor has appeared in the film Shimla Mirchi in 2020 and is going to appear in three more films (Attack, Ayalaaan and an untitled film) this year. She also has 2 films scheduled for 2021 – Indian 2 and Thank God.
Currently, the star is appointed as the brand ambassador of Beti Bachao Beti Parhao programme by Telangana State Government. She has a franchise of three gyms named Functional 45, among which two of them are in Hyderabad located in Gachibowli and Kokapet and another one in Vishakhapatnam. She has bought an apartment in Hyderabad of worth Rs 3 crore (US$4, 20,000) to stay there with her family.
- Rakul is a Punjabi from Delhi, India.
- She is known to have smashed a guy’s face for taking her and her friends picture secretly.
- She studied with mathematics in College.
- The actress secured 5th place in Femina Miss India 2011 and won 5 titles.
- Rakul has featured in top magazine covers like – Exhibit, Wedding Vows, Wow and FHM.
- Rakul can play golf.
- She is a blue belt in Karate.
- She has 3 gym franchises.
- Her dog’s name is Blossom, she loves dogs.
- She is a big fan of the badminton player Saina Nehwal.
- The star is the Brand Ambassador of Telangana Government’s Beti Bachao Beti Parhao programme since 2017.