‘Kulwinder Singh Gill,’ known as Gugu Gill was born on Thursday, 14 January 1960 (aged 63 years; as of 2023) in Punjab. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He resides in Mahni Khera village near Malout City in the Muktsar District of Punjab. He completed his schooling at Yadvindra Public School, Patiala. He got graduated from Patiala University.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 85 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): 43-34-15
Parents & Siblings
Gugu Gill’s father’s name was Sardar Surjeet Singh Gill. There is not much information about his mother and siblings.
Wife & Children
Gugu Gill is married to Sukhwinder Kaur. The couple was blessed with two sons named Guramrit Singh, who is the head of the village (sarpanch), and Gurjot Singh. He has a grandson named Zorawar Gill.
He follows Sikhism
Gugu Gill began his acting career in the 1980s and rose to fame in the Punjabi film industry during the 1990s. He debuted with a minor fight scene in the blockbuster film ‘Putt Jattan De’ (1983). Gugu Gill has appeared in numerous Punjabi films in a leading role including ‘Jatt Jeona Morh’ (1991), ‘Anakh Jattan Di’ (1990), ‘Badla Jatti Da’ (1991), ‘Mera Pind’ (2008), ‘Dildariyaan’ (2015) and ‘Oye Makhna’ (2022).
In 1985, he worked in a Haryanvi film ‘Chhora Haryane Ka’ as Jagroop (Jaggu).
Gugu Gill made his debut in the Hindi film ‘Smuggler’ (1996) as ‘Deva.’
Gill has given performances in some television movies including ‘Rehmataan’ (2012) as Kulwinder Singh, ‘Kinna Karde Ha Pyar’ (2016) as Professor Daura, and ‘Jindari’ (2018) as SSP Brar.
Gugu Gill has been a part of a web show named ‘Shikari’ (2021) in which he appeared as Jeeta.
Awards, Honours, Achievements
- In 1986, Guru Gill won the Best Villian award for the movie Gabru Punjab De.
- He received the PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Lifetime Achievement in 2013 for his contribution to Pollywood Industries.
- In December 2021, the Punjab Government honored him with the Living Legend Award.
- Gugu Gill was honored with Living Legend Award and Life Achievement award from PTC Punjabi Film Awards in 2018.
- Food: Makki di roti and saag
- Gugu Gill is the brand ambassador of a study visa company called Skybird International.
- Gugu Gill has worked with many famous actors such as Yograj Singh, Raj Babbar, Dharmendra, Gurdas Maan, etc.
- Gugu Gill has reportedly appeared in more than 70 movies.