Rakul Preet Singh Biography

Rakul Preet Singh is an Indian film actress and model who has worked mainly in the Telugu film industry. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

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Birthday: October 10, 1990

Nationality: Indian

Famous: Models Actresses

Sun Sign: Libra

Age: 28 Years, 28 Year Old Females

Born in: New Delhi, India

Famous as: Actress, Model

Height: 1.68 m

Family:

father: Rajender Singh

mother: Kulwinder Singh

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education: Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi

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Rakul Preet Singh is an Indian film actress and model who has worked mainly in the Telugu film industry. Along with Telugu industry, she has also appeared in few Tamil, Kannada and Hindi movies. When Rakul was in college she started her career as a model. In 2009, she made her debut in Kannada film ‘Gilli’. She is popular for her movies like ‘Venkatadri Express’, ‘Loukyam’, ‘Kick 2’, ‘Dhruva’ and many others. In 2011, she took part in the Femina Miss India pageant where she was placed fifth. She has also won ‘Miss India People’s Choice’ pageant title. In 2014, she made her debut in Bollywood with the movie ‘Yaariyan’. Her performance was well-appreciated by audience. In a short span of time, she has established herself as a successful actress in the South Indian film industry. In 2016, she started her own gym F45 in Hyderabad. Also, she has bought a new house in Hyderabad worth ₹3 crore where she lives with her parents.

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Rakul Preet Singh
Childhood & Early Life
  • Rakul Preet Singh was born on 10 October 1990, in New Delhi, India. She was born in a Punjabi family and completed her schooling from Army Public School in Dhaula Kuan.
  • She has studied Mathematics at Jesus and Mary College from University of Delhi. Also, she has played golf at national level and has been an active player.
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Career
  • Rakul Preet Singh always dreamt of seeing herself as an actress. She began her career through modelling. At the age of 18, she started modelling along with attending college.
  • In 2009, she debuted with a Kannada film ‘Gilli’. When she signed the film, she had little idea how big the South Indian film industry was. In her words, the reason why she signed the movie was ‘with the aim to earn a little extra pocket money’.
  • She was praised and appreciated by the audience as well as critics. Then she went on to complete her studies and finished her degree.
  • In 2011, she competed for Femina Miss India pageant. She won four subtitles at the pageant: Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face, Femina Miss Talented, Femina Miss Beautiful Smile, and Femina Miss Beautiful Eyes. In addition to this, she also won the Miss India Poll.
  • In 2011, she returned back to films with the movie ‘Keratam’ and was seen opposite Siddharth Rajkumar. She got little screen space in the movie and it was noted by some critics. Apparently, the film was also made in Tamil with the title ‘Yuvan’ with the same cast but a different director. The film is yet to be releaded.
  • In 2012, she was seen in a supporting role in the Tamil movie ‘Thadaiyara Thaakka’. Next year she appeared in two films, ‘Puthagam’ which was in Tamil, and ‘Venkatadri Express’ which was in Telugu and was a huge commercial success. ‘Venkatadri Express’ helped her earn her first Best Actress nomination at the Filmfare Awards South.
  • In 2014, she made her debut in Hindi film industry with Divya Kumar’s directorial debut ‘Yaariyan’. Her role was well-appreciated. After her Bollywood debut, came her third Tamil film ‘Yennamo Yedho’.
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  • In 2014, she had signed four films and was working simultaneously in all the four Telugu films. The movies were directed by Sriwaas, G. Nageswara Reddy, Srinivas Reddy, and Gopichand Malineni.
  • In 2014, she starred in Sriwaas’ ‘Loukyam’ and G. Nageswara Reddy’s ‘Current Theega’. She was praised for both the movies and received positive response.
  • From 2015 onwards, Rakul Preet Singh has starred in high profile Telugu films, such as Surender Reddy’s ‘Kick 2’, Srinu Vaitla’s ‘Bruce Lee’, Sukumar’s ‘Nannaku Prematho’ and Boyapati Srinu’s ‘Sarrainodu’. For the movie ‘Nannaku Prematho’ she had dubbed herself and was highly praised.
  • In 2016, she signed the film ‘Jaya Janaki Nayaka’ for a whooping 1.5 crore rupees. In February 2016, she got the opportunity to star opposite Ram Charam for the second time when she signed Surender Reddy’s ‘Dhruva’.
  • In March 2016, Gopichand Malineni signed her for a film opposite Sai Dharam Tej. Along with this, in July 2016, she signed a film opposite Mahesh Babu with the title ‘SPYDER’. The film was made by A R Murugadoss in two languages.
  • In September 2016, she signed another Telugu film Telugu film titled ‘Rarandoi Veduka’. The movie was released on 26 May 2017 and was a big hit.
  • In December 2016, she signed another movie ‘Theeran Athikaram Ondru’ and was paired against Karthi. Her next Telugu movie ‘Jaya Janaki Nayaka’ is under process and will be released soon. The movie is directed by Boyapati Srinu and Rakul Preet Singh will be paired against Bellamkonda Sreenivas.
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  • Rakul Preet Singh has taken up a gym franchise named Functional 45 and has opened up two gyms in Hyderabad; one in Gachibowli and the other in Kokapet.
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Major Works
  • One of her notable movies is ‘Nannaku Prematho’ where she dubbed for her role as Divyanka. She was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu for the film.
  • She is also known for her movies like ‘Venkatadri Express’ and ‘Loukyam’ for which she was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
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Awards & Achievements
  • In 2016, Rakul Preet Singh won SIIMA Award for Best Actress –Telugu for the movie ‘Nannaku Prematho’.
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Personal Life & Legacy
  • Rakul Preet Singh has been in limelight due to her work, but never due to her relationships.
  • She Singh bought a new apartment worth 3 crore rupees in Hyderabad where she resides with her parents.
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Trivia
  • Her favourite actor is Shah Rukh Khan and her favourite movies are ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, ‘P.S. I Love U’, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ and ‘Hangover’.
  • Once she beat a guy while in college as he was trying to take her pictures.
  • She is also a fan of India’s badminton ace, Saina Nehwal.
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1. Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017)

  (Action, Thriller, Crime)

2. Dhruva (2016)

  (Thriller, Action)

3. Nannaku Prematho (2016)

  (Action, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy)

4. Spyder (2017)

  (Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action)

5. Sarrainodu (2016)

  (Action, Drama)

6. Bruce Lee: The Fighter (2015)

  (Comedy, Family, Action)

7. Aiyaary (2018)

  (Thriller, Crime, Drama, Action)

8. Yaariyan (2014)

  (Drama, Romance)

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Last Updated
- November 09, 2017

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