Family-Digvijay Singh (golfer), Digvijay and Tina are the children of an Army officer. Chitrangada Singh married golfer Jyoti Randhawa in 2001, and they have a son Zorawar.
Movies-She was named after Chitrangada, a character in the Mahabharata, by her mother.As a girl, she was known for looking like the late actress, Smita Patil.When she was a Class IX student, she was approached by a filmmaker to play the young Smita Patil, in a documentary on the actor. She received training in Kathak (a classical dance) and enjoyed acting.She graduated from Lady Irwin College, New Delhi in 1997.
As a girl, she was known for looking like the late actress Smita Patil."You have outdone Smita Patil," said Shekhar Kapur, when he saw Chitrangda Singh's performance in her debut movie Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi .And he is not the only one. She received training in Kathak (a classical dance) and enjoyed acting.She is considered to be one of the most good looking actresses in bollywood.
She began her career in Delhi as a model before making the transition to the silver screen. She also performed as lead model in the video of Hit music album by Altaf Raja "Tum To Thehre Pardesi". After completing her education, she entered modeling, where her ad credits include ICICI bank and Alukkas Jewellery, and gradually shifting to music videos, she performed in Gulzar's "Sunset Point."
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. She took a break from acting from 2005 to 2008.
She says, “Irrfan is a very talented actor and a fantastic co-star. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him.” Chitrangda has a long association with mentor Sudhir Mishra. “I think he is one of our best directors and of course I feel fortunate to have worked with him.”
Chitrangada says " Dancing is in her blood and so when Farah approached her for the item song, she did not have to think twice. "
Presently, she has performed on the raunchy item song, ‘Kaafirana’ from Shirish Kunder’s 2012 comedy flick, ‘Joker’ with Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead. An active supporter of animal rights, she recently did an advertisement for PETA. She is currently working on projects like ‘I, Me aur Hum’ and Sudhir Mishra’s under production, Inkaar. She would also pair up with Arjun Rampal for Sudhir Mishra’s Lucknow based political thriller ‘Mehrunissa’.
Chitrangada has many commercials like Garnier, Airtel, Puma, Aliva Crackers, Parachute and Borges Olive Oil in her kitty.
Chitrangada Singh is the daughter of an Army Officer. She started her career as a model in Delhi before moving to the silver screen.
Chitrangada Singh is the sister of golfer Digvijay Singh.
She is married to Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa and has one son Zorawar Randhawa.