mithun shettywrote on Jun 19 2009 3:30PM
Gracy Singh was born on July 20, 1980 in Delhi, India. She is best known for her role as Gauri in Lagaan: 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, later she got an acting role in the film Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain as Kajol's younger sister and in Hu Tu Tu which lead her to her role opposite Aamir Khan in Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India where she played a village belle. This film got the oscar recognition.
She then began a number of hit films in Hindi and Telugu .After a gap of 2years came "Munnabhai MBBS" another blockbuster followed by critically acclaimed "Gangajaal' and Armaan which failed at the box office.In 2002 Awards of the International Indian Film Academy: won Special award "Face of the Year" was nominated for Popular Award Actress in a Leading Role for Lagaan. Also won the Screen Weekly Awards's Most Promising Newcomer and Zee Cine Awards Best Debut- Female both for Lagaan
After that Gracy went down south starring in tamil and telugu films as well as Punjabi. Last year she appeared in a B-grade film "Desh drohi" which not released in Mumbai for various political reasons.This year there are number of films lined up for release for her