Gurmehar Kaur (Delhi University student) Age, Biography, Family & More

Gurmehar Kaur

Real NameGurMehar Kaur
NicknameNot Known
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 53 kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs
Figure Measurements33-27-33
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1997
Age (as in 2017)20 Years
Birth PlaceJalandhar, Punjab, India
HometownJalandhar, Punjab, India
SchoolSt. Joseph's Convent School, Jalandhar Cantt
Harvest International School, Ludhiana
CollegeLady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University, New Delhi
Educational QualificationPursuing graduation in English
FamilyFather- Late Captain Mandeep Singh (Indian Army)
Gurmehar Kaur childhood photo with her father
Mother- Rajvinder Kaur (Employee Excise and Taxation Department of Punjab)
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesTravelling, reading
ControversiesOn 25 February 2017, she posted a photo of herself on Twitter and Facebook, holding a placard with messages such as, "I am student from Delhi University. I am not afraid of ABVP. I am not alone. Every student of India is with me."
Gurmehar Kaur placard
It went viral, after which she was supported as well as trolled for it. She was responding to violence in Ramjas College when Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members allegedly assaulted students, teachers, and journalists during a protest march. After getting the alleged rape threats for opposing ABVP, she lodged a complaint with the Delhi commission for women.

Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianArvind Kejriwal
Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite ActressesAlia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra
Favourite FilmsBollywood: Kahaani 2, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Tamasha, Highway
Hollywood: Forrest Gump, A Walk To Remember, Harry Potter
Favourite MusiciansCalvin Harris, Harshdeep Kaur, Enrique Iglesias, David Guetta, Adele, A.R. Rahman, Taylor Swift
Favourite TV ShowsIndian: Bigg Boss, MTV Roadies, MTV Splitsvilla
American: Beauty and the Beast, Supernatural, Weeds, The Vampire Diaries, How I Met Your Mother
Favourite SportTennis
Favourite Book1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz
Favourite RestaurantsHaveli in Jalandhar
The Tuck Shop in Bengaluru
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known

Gurmehar Kaur

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gurmehar Kaur

  • Gurmehar is a Delhi University student whose father, Captain Mandeep Singh, was a part of the Rashtriya Rifles in the Indian army, and was martyred on 6 August 1999 by a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir, after the Kargil war.
  • She was in the news for protesting against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) for creating ruckus at the Ramjas college over a seminar where Umar Khalid was invited.