(born on 20 July 1980 in Delhi
, India), is an Indian actress. She is best known for her role as Gauri in Once Upon a Time in India
. She began her career touring with the dance group "The Planets" and her first acting role was in the television soap, Amanat
. She then got an acting role in the film Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain
's younger sister) and also in Hu Tu Tu
. This finally led her to her role opposite Aamir Khan in Once Upon a Time in India
where she played a village belle. She was nominated in this role for the Filmfare best debut actress award, losing it to Bipasha Basu
Singh started her career with the television serial Intazar Aur Sahii
, which was telecast on Doordarshan. Despite her well acclaimed performance in Once Upon a Time in India
, Singh's career didn't really took off. Her reluctance for doing glamorous roles didn't help her course either although she did get a few hit films to her credit in Hindi and Telugu including Munnabhai M.B.B.S.
. She has starred in Punjabi films such as Lakh Pardesi Hoye
. She has also starred in a Malayalam film Loud Speaker
directed by Jayaraj.
She is director of the NGO Save our Souls for abolishing dowry
. Gracy is also an accomplished classical dancer.
- 2002: Won - IIFA Awards - Special Award, "Face of the Year"
- 2002: Nominated - Popular Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Lagaan
- 2002: Won - Screen Weekly Award for Most Promising Newcomer for......