Gazal Dhaliwal Age, Family, Partner, Biography & More

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Profession: Actor And Writer
Religion: Sikhism
Hometown: Patiala, Punjab

Gazal Dhaliwal

Real NameGunraj Singh Dhaliwal (Before gender-change)
Profession(s)Actress and Writer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-36
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Actress): Agli Baar (2015)
Film (Writer): Wazir (2016)
Gazal Dhaliwal film debut as a writer - Wazir (2016)
Personal Life
Date of BirthNot Known
AgeNot Known
BirthplacePatiala, Punjab, India
HometownPatiala, Punjab, India
SchoolBudha Dal Public School, Patiala
College/University• Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
• Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC), Mumbai
Educational Qualification(s)• Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Chemical Engineering
• A Course in Filmmaking
HobbiesReading, Writing, Singing, and Travelling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/PartnerNot Known
ParentsFather- Bhajan Partap Singh Dhaliwal
Mother- Sukarni Dhaliwal
Gazal Dhaliwal with her parents
Favourite Things
Favourite Singer(s)Amit Trivedi, A. R. Rahman
Favourite TV ShowsIndian: Satyamev Jayate
American: Mad Men, Modern Family, Six Feet Under, Friends
Favourite Book(s)• Terribly Tiny Tales by Penguin Books India
• Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
• The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
• Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Favourite Athlete(s)Cricketer- Sachin Tendulkar
Tennis Player- Maria Sharapova

Gazal DhaliwalSome Lesser Known Facts About Gazal Dhaliwal

  • Gazal Dhaliwal is a Bollywood writer and actress.
  • Gazal Dhaliwal is a transgender woman who first identified herself as a woman at the age of five, but at that time, she didn’t share it with anyone.

    Gazal Dhaliwal childhood picture

    Gazal Dhaliwal childhood pictures

  • At the age of 14, she first shared it with her father, but he was unable to understand at that time.
  • Once she was too depressed, that she ran away from the home.
  • Later, her parents started supporting her and in 2007, after she underwent a Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS), her gender was completely changed from male to female.
  • Till the age of 25, her name was Gunraj Singh Dhaliwal.
  • Gazal Dhaliwal started her career as a software engineer in 2004 at Infosys Technologies Ltd. in Mysore, Karnataka.
  • She left the software engineering job in 2005 to fulfil her dream of becoming a writer in Bollywood.
  • She then studied filmmaking course the Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC) in Mumbai.
  • After that, Gazal started assisting film director, Govind Nihalani for an animation film script.
  • In 2014, she appeared on the Aamir Khan‘s TV show, Satyamev Jayate Season 3 in which talked about ‘Accepting Alternate Sexualities.’ She shared her whole story of transition publicly.

  • She did her first short film, Agli Baar in 2015.

  • In 2016, Gazal Dhaliwal, along with her eight-team members, attended the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on Transgender Rights in the USA. It was the first Indian team of this kind to be the part of a three-week exchange program that was organised by the US Department of State.
  • She has written the dialogues for several films like ‘Wazir’ (2016), ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ (2016), and ‘Qarib Qarib Singlle’ (2017).
  • She co-wrote the screenplay of the film ‘Qarib Qarib Singlle’ (2017).
  • In 2018, Gazal wrote the story of the short film ‘A Monsoon Date.’

    Gazal Dhaliwal's film - A Monsoon Date (2018)

    Gazal Dhaliwal’s film – A Monsoon Date (2018)

  • She also wrote the story, dialogues, and screenplay of the film ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ (2019).
  • Gazal Dhaliwal is a dog lover.

    Gazal Dhaliwal loves dogs

    Gazal Dhaliwal loves dogs