7 July 1992 (age 29)
Manjot Singh (born 7 July 1992) is an Indian Bollywood actor, best known for his role in films like Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Student Of The Year and Fukrey. He won Filmfare Critics Award for the Best Debut Actor category for his performance in Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!. He completed his schooling from Hillwoods Academy.
Manjot Singh was born in Delhi into a Sikh family. His mother is a housewife while his father is a businessman. He completed his schooling from the Hillwoods Academy, situated in New Delhi.
He went to audition for Dibakar Banerjee's Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, though Singh had never acted before, even in school plays. After the audition, the casting director rejected Singh for the role of the boy who grows up to be master thief Lucky. However, Dibakar Banerjee insisted on casting him, later saying "Even though the casting director wasn't convinced, I just put my foot down."
Critics on Manjot in his debut
After being selected, Singh went to Manali for a week-long acting workshop. He was asked to observe the way Abhay Deol walked, smiled and talked so that he could imitate that in his acting. He even wore a cheek pad so that his jaw would look as broad as Abhay Deol's. Supernova's performance was well appreciated by the critics and he received the Filmfare Critics Award for the Best Actor category. Later, Manjot participated in the reality show Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 3 in 2010.
In 2012, Singh starred in Udaan, directed by Vikramaditya Motwane. The film received positive reviews, but was a box office failure. Later in 2012, Singh signed up for Punjabi musical drama Pure Punjabi, directed by Munish Sharma, about four close friends in Punjab who had a strong passion for music. In the same year, he played the character role of Dimpy in Karan Johar's coming-of-age romantic comedy film, Student of the Year, starring Siddharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in the lead roles.
In 2013, Singh starred in Fukrey, directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, starring Vishakha Singh, Richa Chadda, Priya Anand, Ali Fazal, Varun Sharma and Pulkit Samrat.
In 2019, Singh Starred in Penalty directed by Shubham Singh, Starring Kay Kay Menon, Shashank Arora, Mohit Nain.
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|2008||Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!||Young Lovinder 'Lucky' Singh||Won Filmfare Critics Award|
|2012||Pure Punjabi||Param||Punjabi Film|
|Student Of The Year||Dimpy|
|What the Fish||Pummy Singh Cameo|
|2014||Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya||Cameo|
|2016||Snafu||Sunny Singh||Post Production|
|Azhar||Navjot Singh Sidhu|
|2017||Jab Harry Met Sejal||Sartaj||Deleted Scene|
|The Zero Line|
|2019||Student of the Year 2||Commentator Dimpy|
|Penalty||Ishwerjot Singh Dhillon|
|Dream Girl||Smiley Singh|
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|2010||Khatron Ke Khiladi||Contestant||Colors TV||Reality show|
|2018||What's Your Status||Baljinder Singh||YouTube|||
|2018-2021||College Romance||Trippy||Netflix & Sony LIV|||
|2019||Made in Heaven||Joginder Sethi||Amazon Prime Video|
|2020||Zindagi inShort||Amrik Singh||Flipkart Video|