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Nimrat Kaur was born on 13th March 1982 in Pilani, Rajasthan. Her father Shri Bhupinder singh was an Indian Army officer. Her mother’s name is Mrs Avinash Kaur. She also has a younger sister who is a psychologist based out of Bangalore.
Since her father was in the army, the family kept travelling. Nimrat kaur changed schools every 2-3 years. Her father always got admissions for her in convents or public schools as he wanted her to be exposed to the civilian life.
When her family was living in Patiala, Nimrat Kaur studied at Yadavindra Public School. In 1994, her father was abducted and killed by Kashmiri militants. He was posthumously awarded the Shaurya Chakra as well. Nimrat Kaur was only 11 at the time. Thereafter, her family moved to Noida where she attended Delhi Public School. Later, she studied at Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.
Nimrat Kaur loved to perform on stage and dance since she was a kid. She got her portfolio clicked from a family friend and just moved to Mumbai post college. She stared doing print ads in Mumbai and gave her pictures to every production house. In 2004, she also appeared in with a two-part music video for the songs “Tera Mera Pyar” by Kumar Sanu and “Yeh Kya Hua” by Shreya Ghoshal. Nimrat Kaur actually did a lot of modelling for 9 years but was not creatively satisfied.
So Nimrat kaur began working with known Mumbai theatre names like Sunil Shanbag, Manav Kaul and Vikram Kapadia. She actually appeared in a number of plays like Baghdad Wedding, All About Women and Red Sparrow.
Nimrat Kaur career
She had actually made her film debut with a small role in an English film, One Night with the King in 2006 but her Hindi film debut came with the movie Peddlers in 2012. Nimrat Kaur had her breakthrough role in the movie ‘The Lunchbox’ which was a critically acclaimed drama. The film also boasted of actors like Irrfan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. It was later screened at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. It was a critical and commercial success.
Nimrat Kaur followed up her success with roles in movies like Airlift opposite Akshay Kumar and in TV series like Homeland and Wayward pines.
She is also playing the lead in the web series The Test Case where she plays the role of the first woman soldier to be trained to serve as a combatant in the armed forces in India. We are sure that with her conscious role choices and refusal to play by conventional rules she will be able to carve out a unique place for herself as an actor.
She made her Hindi film debut came with the movie Peddlers in 2012 which was screened at Cannes Film Festival.
She received huge public attention when she appeared in a commercial for Cadbury Silk chocolates. Nimrat Kaur has also appeared in a music video for Kumar Sanu with the song “Tera Mera Pyar”. In 2015, she played the role of an ISI agent Tasneem Qureshi in the fourth season of the hit American television series Homeland. Nimrat Kaur has also played the character of Rebecca Yedlin in the second season of the television series Wayward Pines.