Chitrangada Singh (born 30 August 1976) is an Indian film actress who works primarily in Bollywood.She has starred in critically applauded films like Yeh Saali Zindagi and Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi besides films like Desi Boyz, Inkaar, and I, Me Aur Main.
Debut and sabbatical (2003 to 2010)
She began her career as a model before making the transition to the silver screen. After completing her college education she began modeling with brands like ICICI bank and Alukkas Jewellery among others.
She drew attention when she performed in a music video Sunset Point by Gulzar
A music video of singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya followed. Subsequently, she made her much acclaimed debut with Sudhir Mishra’s film Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi in 2003. The role got her wide acclaim: a Washington Post review noted her for giving “her character a deep sense of dignity and decency. After that Chitrangada acted in the 2005 film Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow. Chitrangada made her debut as a special song girl in Shirish Kunder’s Joker. Also she is to lend her voice to a score in the movie.
She took a break from acting from 2005 to 2008. In 2008, she made her comeback with the leading role opposite Sanjay Suri in the director Onir’s romantic-comedy, Sorry Bhai!. Its release over the weekend of the Mumbai terror attacks proved disastrous at the box office.Chitrangada Singh was married to golfer Jyoti Randhawa. Chitrangada and her husband separated in 2013 and then formally got divorced in April 2014.The couple has a son named Zorawar; his custody has been granted to Chitrangada.
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