|Nickname||Kuku Deepika Amin - official|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 187 cm
in meters- 1.87 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 1”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 34 Inches
- Waist: 28 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
|Hair Colour||Salt and Pepper|
|Debut||Film: Hindi film 'Shankar Hussain' as Inaam Husain (1977)
TV: Hindi show 'Buniyaad' as Satbir (1986)
• 2001: ITA Award for Best Actor - Drama for the Hindi show Saans.
• 2009: STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Pita for the Hindi show Sabki Laadli Bebo.
• 2011: Star Guild Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series for the show Sabki Laadli Bebo.
• 2014: STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Pita for the show Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi- Meri Bhabhi.
|Date of Birth||19 September|
|Birthplace||Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh|
|Hometown||Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh|
|School||St. George's College, Mussoorie|
|College/University||• JV Jain College, Saharanpur
• Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
|Relationships & More|
• Sidharth Singh (Musician)
• Aditya Singh (Artist)
Daughter- Mariam (God-daughter)
|Parents||Father- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Kanwaljit Singh
- Kanwaljit Singh is an Indian actor who is known for appearing in Punjabi and Hindi movies. He is also famous for featuring in various television shows.
- He has appeared in many Hindi films which include Satte Pe Satta (1982), Dil Maange More (2004), Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011), Bang Bang (2014), and Tribhanga (2021).
- He has also featured in various Punjabi movies like Jee Aayan Nu (2002), Asa Nu Maan Watna Da (2004), Ik Kudi Punjab Di (2010), Mummy Punjabi (2011), and Kaptaan (2016).
- He has also appeared in many television shows that include Khushiyaan (2003), Aisa Des Hai Mera (2006), Sabki Laadli Bebo (2009), Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi…Meri Bhabhi (2013), and Dil Deke Dekho (2016).
- He has also made his OTT debut with the web series ‘Typewriter’ on Netflix and ‘Hostages’ on Hotstar.
- When Kanwaljit was 17 years old, he had applied for NDA Airforce and also for Merchant Navy, but he was not get selected due to a hearing problem. Later, his interest turned towards acting, and he applied in FTII to pursue a course in acting. He was called to Delhi for the audition in FTII. News18 Urdu- YouTube
- In an interview, he revealed that after he reached Delhi, in the audition, he read the script in Dev Anand`s style. Deepika Amin- YouTube
- In an interview, he said that he did not like the lifestyle of Mumbai when he came to the city initially, but later, he got used to the way of living in the city. News18 Urdu- YouTube
- In 2014, Kanwaljit`s sons were stuck in a flood in Srinagar. The Times of India In an interview, his son Aditya talked about the situation they went through and said,
There was no food and we started eating at mosques and graveyards. The graveyard was behind the mountain, where the locals were serving food so courteously and generously. We also ate at the masjid. They would feed us lots of rice and a spoon of dal. We could not even think of offering money to them as they did it with so much of love and generosity. They did not expect anything but love from us. On the other hand, there were people who were charging `4,000 per blanket per night.”
- In 2020, after the lockdown was over, actors above the age of 65 were not granted permission to go on sets and shoot. Kanwaljit questioned the government and raised a issue on this. In an interview, he said,
This rule needs to be changed. Otherwise, what will the hundreds of actors like me do? We are fond of working, we love our work, how can the government stop us? Will the authorities wake up when one senior actor, in depression for being out of work, commits suicide? Not every senior actor or unit member is well placed enough to tide over these difficult times by simply sitting at home, not working. Most of them need to work, some for financial reasons, others for the sheer love of work.”
- In an interview, he gave advice to young actors and said,
If you feel working here is as important as breathing, this is the industry for you, be patient and stay focused; struggle is there however; if you are good, you will succeed.”
- In November 2021, Kanwaljit was invited as one of the guests in ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ Season 2.
- He often attends reunions at FTII, and posts pictures on Instagram.
- He is often seen drinking at various occasions.
- He has featured in various news articles.
- He is fond of poetry, and is often seen posting videos on Instagram. Kanwaljit Singh`s- Instagram