Chitrangada Singh Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Full NameChitrangada Singh Chahal
Profession(s)Model, Actress, Film Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height [1]IMBDin centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 2¼”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Actor): Hazaaron Khawahishein Aisi (2005)

Film (Producer): Soorma (2018)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Bollywood Movie Award for ‘Best Female Debut for the film “Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi” (2006)
• FICCI Young Women Achiever Award (2009)
• Awarded by the Indian Council For UN Relations for ‘Excellence in the Field of Entertainment’ (2020)
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 August 1976 (Monday)
Age (as in 2019)43 Years
BirthplaceJodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownJodhpur, Rajasthan, India
SchoolSophia Girl’s School, Meerut
College/UniversityLady Irwin College, New Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduation in Home Science
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Address28th floor of Oberoi Springs on Link Road, Andheri, Mumbai
HobbiesSwimming, Kickboxing, Travelling, Playing Golf
Controversies• Her alleged love affair with director Sudhir Mishra is considered as one of the reasons behind her divorce with Jyoti Randhawa.
• In 2016, she had a spat with director Kushan Nandy during the shooting of Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' (2017) due to 'creative differences', following which Chitrangada quit the film.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/Boyfriends• Jyoti Singh Randhawa (Golf Player)
• Sudhir Mishra (Film Director; Rumoured)
Husband/SpouseJyoti Randhawa (m.2001–2014)
ChildrenSon- Zorawar Randhawa

Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Niranjan Singh (Retired Army Officer)
Mother- Name Not Known (Homemaker)
SiblingsBrother- Digvijay Singh (Golfer)

Sister- Tina Singh
Favourite Things
FoodMutton Biryani, Malai Tikka, Fried Eggs, Bacon
Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Ranveer Singh
Actress(es)Rekha, Hema Malini, Smita Patil, Shabana Azmi, Vidya Balan, Audrey Hepburn
Film(s)Satte Pe Satta (1982), Deewar (1975), Sholay (1975), Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Colour(s)Black, White, Grey
Style Quotient
Car CollectionBMW X5
Money Factor

Some Lesser Known Facts About Chitrangada Singh

  • Chitrangada was born in a Jat family with an army background.

    Chitrangada Singh in childhood

  • In her college days, Chitrangada wanted to become an air hostess. She tried to enroll for it but failed thrice.
  • She started her career as a model and did a few modeling assignments.
  • She came into the limelight after featuring in the music video of Gulzar’s video song “Sunset Point.”
  • Chitrangada was spotted by film director, Sudhir Mishra in the music video of the song “Koi Lauta De Woh Pyare Pyare Din,” who offered her a role in the film “Hazaaron Khawahishein Aisi.”

  • Next, she appeared in the Bollywood film “Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow” (2005).
  • She made her comeback in Bollywood in 2008 with the film “Sorry Bhai.”
  • Singh has appeared in many Bollywood films, like “Desi Boyz,” “Anjaan,” “Gabbar Is Back,” “Munna Michael,” and “Baazaar.”

    Chitrangada Singh in Gabbar Is Back

  • Singh had known Jyoti Singh Randhawa since she was in class 8. Their fathers were in the same army regiment.
  • She had dated Jyoti Singh Randhawa for five years before marrying him in 2001.
  • Chitrangada enjoys doing adventure sports like River Rafting and Sky Diving.
  • She was named after ‘Chitrangada’, one of Arjuna’s wives in the Hindu epic ‘Mahabharata.’
  • She has been compared to the legendary Bollywood actress, Smita Patil, due to her similar looks and acting style.
  • Singh is a trained kathak dancer.
  • In 2012, after the Dehli gang-rape incident of Nirbhaya, Chitrangada shared a nightmare incident of her college days in Dehli by saying,

    I’ve suffered my share of sexual harassment, which I think every girl in DU (Delhi University) has experienced. It’s horrible. You can’t get into a DTC (Delhi Transport Corporation) bus. I can understand what she (the victim) has gone through.”

  • Singh was earlier offered the lead in the Bollywood film “Krrish 3,” but she walked out of the film due to the date clashes with Sudhir Mishra’s another film. Later, her other film also got shelved.
  • Chitrangada has featured on the cover of the “Hello Magazine.”

    Chitrangada Singh on the cover of the Hello Magazine

  • The Punjabi singer, Honey Singh shared during an interview that he had a massive crush on Chitrangada. He said,

    Chitrangda isn’t from earth. She’s from Pandora. Woh ek alag planet se hi hai, she’s that beautiful,” Honey Singh stated. He even claimed that he would be willing to adopt her son, if it came down to it.”

  • Chitrangada has endorsed brands like Airtel, Parachute, Borges Olive Oil, Taj Mahal Tea, Titan Eye Plus, Dollar Missey.

  • She is also the brand ambassador of PETA.

    Chitrangada Singh as the brand ambassador of PETA

References/Sources: [ + ]

2. Telegraph India