Nimrat Kaur- Age, Family, Education, Career, Awards, Facts, Husband & More

Nimrat Kaur

Nimrat Kaur is a famous actress and model of India. She is an actress of attractive personality, beautiful looks and excellent acting skill. Nimrat was born on 13 March 1982 in Pilani, Jhunjhunu district, Rajasthan, India. She became famous for the role of Ila in the movie “Lunchbox”. She performed in TV series such as ‘Homeland’ and ‘Wayward Pines’. Nimrat worked with some popular actors such as  Irfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Akshay Kumar.


Nimrat Kaur completed her schooling from Yadavindra Public School, Patiala. But in the year 1994, her family faced a critical situation. Her father was killed and murder by Kashmir Terrorist in that year. Later her family shifted in Delhi-suburb, Nodia. There she joined Delhi Public School and finished her schooling. She pursued degree with a major in commerce from Shri Ram College.


As a print model, she started her career later moved to theatre performance. After acting on some movies, she appeared in Anurag Kashyap’s production “Peddlers”. The film got a nomination at the Cannes Film Festival in the year 2012. Afterwards, she got a chance to perform in the movie Lunchbox with having a fantastic role. This movie became successful at the box office.

In the year 2015, she performed a role known as Tasneem in the American television series named “Homeland-Season 4″. In that series, she was the Inter-Services Intelligence. The next year she had an opportunity to work with Akshay Kumar in the movie”Airlift”. The film was based on a war theme, and she played the female lead role.

She participated in the American television series “Wayward Pines Season-2” in 2012 in which she played the role of Yedlin. Through the film “Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana” she made her cameo debut. And in that film, she performed as Muskaan Khurana.

In her career, she also performed in some music videos such as “Tera Mera Pyar” and “Ye Kya Hua” consequently in the year 2002 and 2004. Some of her other movies are “Encounter” and “Peddlers”. “Tip Top Taj Mahal” is her upcoming project and Bharat Nalluri will direct the film.


Nimrat Kaur received greatest love and praise from critics and people for her acting in the film “Lunchbox’. She achieved Amazonas Film Festival awards and Vogue Beauty Awards. In 2013 she got a standing ovation in the screening of the movie at the Cannes Film Festival.


Her father’s name is Bhupender Singh, who was an Army Officer and her mother Avinash Kaur is a homemaker. She has one younger sister named Rubina Singh.

Favorite Things

Nimrat’s favorite food is Cote D’ chocolate. Akshay Kumar is her favourite actor and actresses are Vidya Balan, Kareena Kapoor and Julia Roberts. Cape Town and New York are two preferable holiday destination of her. Her hobbies are reading and ashtanga yoga.

Real Name Nimrat Kaur
Nickname Nimrat
Profession Actress
Date of Birth 13 March 1982
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikh
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Father Bhupender Singh
Mother Avinash Kaur
Siblings Rubina Singh (younger sister)
Marital Status Unmarried
Height In centimeters – 170 cm

In meters – 1.70 m

In feet inches – 5.7.”

Weight In kilograms – 53 kg

In pounds – 117 Ibs

Body Measurements 34-26-36
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black



  • Does Nimrat Kaur smoke? – No
  • Does she drink alcohol? – Yes
  • Nimrat made debut as a print model in Mumbai
  • Her father was an Indian Army who died in Kashmir attack in the year 1994.
  • She is fortunate enough to act in the American series named Homeland.
  • She is beauty conscious and likes to have a spa.

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