Ish Amitoj Kaur Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Profession: Filmmaker And Children's Author
Husband: Taranjit Singh
Hometown: Shimla

Ish Amitoj Kaur

Profession(s)• Filmmaker
• Director
• Children's Author
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 152 cm
in meters- 1.52 m
in feet & inches- 5’6”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Assistant Director): Pinjar (2003)
Film (Director): Chhevan Dariya (2010)
Ish Amitoj Kaur
Book (Children Author): Milly Lilly And Xavier Fillingfields (2013)
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 March
BirthplaceShimla, Himachal Pradesh
Zodiac signPisces
SchoolLoreto Convent, Tara Hall, Shimla
College/University• St. Bede’s College, Shimla
• Panjab University (1998-2001)
• National School of Drama Repertory Company
• National School of Drama (2001-2005)
• Stanford University (2011)
Educational Qualification(s)• A master's degree in theatre from Panjab University
• A fellowship from National School of Drama
• A creative writing course from Stanford University
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date24 January 2005
Husband/SpouseTaranjit Singh (running for City Council Newark 2020)
Ish Amitoj Kaur family
ChildrenSon- Puran Veer Singh (born on 8 November 2012) (Childrens book writer)
Ish Amitoj Kaur son
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Prem Singh Grover (professor of Microbiology)
Ish Amitoj Kaur

Ish Amitoj Kaur

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ish Amitoj Kaur

  • Ish Amitoj Kaur is an Indian children’s author and filmmaker. She is known for her movies Chhevan Dariya (The Sixth River) (2010) and Kambdi Kalaai (Trembling Wrist) (2006). Renowned for her innovative approaches to theatre therapy, she honed them while directing children’s theatre programs.
  • Ish Amitoj has acted in many plays during college. She also played lead roles in various art plays like Raja Ki Rasoi (1998) by Mohan Maharishi.

    Ish Amitoj Kaur in a costume for a play

    Ish Amitoj Kaur in a costume for a play

  • She began her career as an assistant director with the 2003 Bollywood film Pinjar.
  • She assisted Manmohan Singh in directing the Punjabi films Asan Nu Maan Watna Da (2004) and Mitti Wajaan Maardi (2007).
  • In 2005, after moving to the USA, Ish Amitoj moved around the country with multiple theatre companies, and during her visit to her sister in the United States, Ish met a man who was her neighbour in India. They later got married.
  • In 2013, Ish started her theatre production company for the children of the Bay Area, The Theatre Factory under which she conducts intensive theatre workshops with them. Many children who graduated from her classes at the theatre have either become professional actors or directors. [1]The Theatre Factory
    Ish Amitoj Kaur during rehgearsals at The Theatre Factory

    Ish Amitoj Kaur during rehearsals at The Theatre Factory


  • Ish Amitoj Kaur was featured on the Kaurs magazine’s Sikhs in Cinema cover in 2015. Ish Amitoj Kaur on the cover of Magazine