Amrita Singh turns 65 years old; know fun facts about her
Sara Ali Khan’s mother needs no introduction when things come to a successful acting career. Amrita Singh turned 65 today. Now a mother of two, had an amazing life in the world of cinema if we turn back to the old pages of the industry.
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Amrita Singh was born on February 9, 1958, into a Sikh-Muslim family in Hadali, Pakistan. She did her primary schooling at Modern School in New Delhi. Her Father was an Army officer and her mother was a political associate of the Late Sanjay Gandhi during the stage of national emergency. Amrita Singh was the niece of the former novelist, Khushwant Singh, the writer of ‘Train to Pakistan.’
The actress dived into the movie industry In 1983 and did her Bollywood debut in ‘Betaab’, starring opposite Sunny Deol. A highly successful rom-com of the 80s gave immense popularity to the newbie actress. She followed with more successful movies, ‘sunny’ in 1984, ‘Mard’in 1985 opposite Amitabh Bachchan, ‘Saaheb’ in 1985, ‘Chameli ki Shaadi’ and ‘Naam’ in 1986, ‘Khudgarz’ in 1987 and ‘Waaris’ in 1987, ‘Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman’ and ‘Suryavanshi’ in 1992 and ‘Aaina’ in 1993. From 1983 to 1993, Amrita Singh had the reigning ten years in the industry. The actress did leading roles with some of the greatest Bollywood actors From Amitabh Bachchan to Jeetendra, Vinod Khanna to Anil Kapoor, including actors like Sunny Deol and Raj Babbar.
When the actress was at the height of her career, She got married to the ‘Nawab’ of Pataudi, Saif Ali Khan in the year of 1991. After her last movie of the 90s ‘Rang’ in 1993, the actress decided to take a long break from the cinema world and dedicated her life to household chores. After thirteen continuous years of marriage life, They decided to move apart and divorced in 2004. Despite the parents’ divorced, Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Ali khan, their children stayed in a good relationship with both parents. The actress was nominated for many coveted awards and won “best supporting actress” for the movie ‘Aaina’ in 1994 and “best actress in a negative role” for the show ‘Kavyanjali’ in 2005.
After the divorce from her husband ‘Saif Ali Khan’, she started living separately with Sara and Ibrahim In Juhu, Mumbai. The actress lives a very private life. Although her privacy-equipped life, she often comes in and off the media along with a movie every after few years. Her role in 2019’s ‘Badla’, was appraised by the audience for her impactful acting. Today, Amrita lives a very down-to-earth life away from the Bollywood bling.
Written by Durtiman Sonowal