|Nimrat Kaur Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||March 13, 1982|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Nimrat Kaur is an Indian actor, theatre artist, and model who started her career as a theatre artist. She has since been cast in several movies such as The Lunchbox, Dasvi, Airlift, Peddlers, Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, One Night with the King, Yahaan, El’ayichi, and Encounter. Moreover, Nimrat has also appeared in shows like Homeland, Wayward Pines, Love Shots, The Test Case, and Foundation.
Pilani, Rajasthan, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nimrat Kaur studied at Yadavindra Public School in Patiala and later got enrolled at Delhi Public School in Noida.
Afterward, she attended Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), a premier college for commerce and economics affiliated with the Delhi University. She graduated with a B.Com Hons. degree in Commerce.
Actor, Theatre Artist, Model
- Father – Bhupender Singh (An Indian Army officer who was abducted and killed by Kashmiri Terrorists in 1994)
- Mother – Avinash Kaur
- Siblings – Rubina (Younger Sister)
Nimrat Kaur has been signed with D2 Management, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Nimrat Kaur is of Sikh descent.
Nimrat Kaur has done endorsement work for brands such as Vivo India, Luxe Project, Heads Up For Tails, and others.
She has also appeared in a commercial for Cadbury Silk.
She was raised in a Sikh household.
Nimrat Kaur Facts
- After the death of her father in 1994, her family shifted to Noida. Before that, they used to live in Patiala.
- One of her initial film roles that gained attention was her playing the character named Kuljeet in the 2012 Hindi-language crime thriller film Peddlers.
- Alongside Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nimrat Kaur co-starred as Ila Singh in the 2013 epistolary romance film The Lunchbox. This role got her nominated for an IIFA Award as well as a Screen Award in the “Best Actress” category.
- She received much critical acclaim for her performance in The Lunchbox and talking about her role in the film, Raja Sen of Rediff.com stated: “It is a disarmingly natural performance that is impossible to forget and difficult to analyze, and in this limited space one may merely express admiration.”
- In 2014, Nimrat Kaur started appearing as Tasneem Qureishi, a member of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence, in the American espionage thriller television series Homeland.
- Opposite Akshay Kumar, she played Amrita Katyal in the 2016 Hindi-language action thriller film Airlift, adapted from the real-life story of a Kuwait-based Malayali businessman Mathunny Mathews.
- Nimrat Kaur was cast as Rebecca Yedlin in the 2nd season of the American mystery science fiction television series Wayward Pines in 2016. She co-starred in the show alongside the likes of Carla Gugino, Toby Jones, Shannyn Sossamon, Jason Patric, Kacey Rohl, Hope Davis, and Djimon Hounsou.
- She brought to life the character of Chief Minister Bimla Devi “Bimmo” Chaudhary, the CM’s wife who finds herself appointed the CM when her husband is jailed for fraud, in the 2023 Hindi-language social comedy film Dasvi. Her co-stars for the project included Abhishek Bachchan and Yami Gautam.
Featured Image by Nimrat Kaur / Instagram