Simone Singh

Simone Singh (born 10 November 1974) is an Indian actress.

Simone Singh
Simone Singh in Jan 2013
Born10 November 1974 (age 44)
Spouse(s)Fahad Samar


Singh was born in a Sikh family in Jamshedpur on 10 November 1974.[1]

She made her acting debut with the television series Sea Hawks followed by a small role in Swabhimaan, in 1995. She played the title role in another popular television series Heena, which gave her wide recognition and was the highest rated show on Indian television at the time.[1] She has been also praised for the role of Sakshi Goenka, a cunning and powerful woman, in Ek Hasina Thi.[2]

She played roles in a few other movies and has been acclaimed for her role in Being Cyrus, co-starring Boman Irani, Dimple Kapadia and Saif Ali Khan. She also played a small role in the blockbuster movie "Kal Ho Na Ho". She is the first Indian TV actress to present at the International Emmy Awards in NYC.[3] And she served on the jury of the first International Emmy Awards to be held in India in 2005.[4]

Personal life

She is married to Fahad Samar... [5]


Simone Singh at Lakme Fashion Week in 2012




Year Award Category Serial Outcome
2002 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role – Female Heena Nominated
2003 Best Actor in a Lead Role – Female Nominated
2003 Stardust Award Best Supporting Actress Sur – The Melody of Life Won
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Ek Hasina Thi Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Won

See also


  1. ^ a b "Pictures: Meet Simone Singh of TV show Ek Haseena Thi". yDaily Bhaskar. Archived from the original on 20 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Ek Hasina Thi / Needs to be more convincing". The Indian Express. 7 May 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Simone Singh to present award at iEmmies". Indian Television. 10 November 2003. Retrieved 7 April 2015.
  4. ^ Naval-Shetye, Aakanksha (8 August 2005). "Emmys to hit India soon!". The Times of India. TNN.
  5. ^ Correa, Marina (28 February 2009). "Fahad Samar and Simone Singh live life 'queen' size". DNA.

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A Mouthful of Sky

A Mouthful of Sky is an Indian television series which aired in 1995 on DD National. It was the first serial in English to be produced in India. Aired on the state-owned Doordarshan TV channel and based on the script by Ashok Banker, the serial deals with the lives, loves, ideals and aspirations of the post-independence generation of Indians, people in their mid-thirties who straddle the twin worlds of conventional Indian society as well as the urban westernized ethos.

Aandhi (TV series)

Aandhi was a Hindi television serial that aired on Zee TV in November 2003. The serial was produced by Manish Goswami. It was based on the concept of how a mistaken identity can bring ups and downs in one's relationships.

The story was based on the film Kati Patang where actress Simone Singh played Asha Parekh's role. Actors Faisal Khan and Ayub Khan played the role of Rajesh Khanna and Prem Chopra respectively.

Being Cyrus

Being Cyrus is a 2006 Indian English-language black comedy film directed by Homi Adajania. The film revolves around a dysfunctional Parsi family. The film was originally titled Akoori, a reference to a traditional Parsi scrambled-eggs-like side dish. The film is the directorial debut of Homi Adajania and Saif Ali Khan's first film in English. Upon its release, the film was reported to be released in Hindi dubbed version as well, however the director cancelled the plan.


Bhram (English: The Illusion) is a 2008 Hindi film starring Dino Morea, Milind Soman and Sheetal Menon. It was produced by Nari Hira and directed by Pavan Kaul. The film falls in the suspense thriller genre. The music of film was composed by Pritam.

Delhii Heights

Delhii Heights is a 2007 Hindi language film written and directed by Anand Kumar and produced by Sivaji Productions. It features Jimmy Sheirgill and Neha Dhupia in the lead roles, with Om Puri, Rohit Roy, Simone Singh, Vivek Shauq and Kamini Khanna playing supporting roles. With Delhii Heights, Rabbi Shergill made his debut in films as music director and lyrics writer.

Ek Hasina Thi (TV series)

Ek Hasina Thi (English: There was a beautiful woman) is a Crime thriller television series created by Cinevistaas Limited for the channel Star Plus from 14 April 2014 to 20 December 2014. Produced by Prem Krishen, Ek Hasina Thi is loosely based on the American series Revenge. The series has Sanjeeda Sheikh, Bhuvnesh Mann and Vatsal Sheth as leads, and, Simone Singh and Ayub Khan in supportive roles. The show is set in Kolkata, but is filmed in Mumbai. The series was earlier titled Daag.The show was acclaimed by critics and viewer and it was one of the most successful show of Star Plus at that time.Simone Singh's performance has been lauded.It was dubbed into various languages: into Tamil and Telugu as "Durga", into Malayalam as "Oru shishirathinte ormakku" and into Arabic as "Laheeb Al-Huqd / لهيب الحقد" (English: Flames of hatred) on MBC Bollywood.It was also dubbed into Sinhala as "Sulanga wage avidin".

Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya

Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya (Yes I Have Loved As Well) is a 2002 Bollywood romantic drama film starring Abhishek Bachchan and Karisma Kapoor in leading roles, with Akshay Kumar in an appearing in an extended special appearance. At the time the film was made, Kapoor and Bachchan were dating. The movie is a remake of the 1981 film Mouna Geethangal. The film's music was composed by the duo Nadeem-Shravan.

Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role

Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role Female is an award given by as part of its annual Indian Telly Awards for TV serials.

The award was first awarded in 2002. A special award called Best Actress Critics or Best Actress Jury was also awarded occasionally in 2000s, whose winner was selected by the jury of critics assigned to the function.

The jury award was awarded without prior nominations until 2012. Since then, the jury award is also awarded with prior nominations.


Kasshish is an Indian Hindi language drama series which premiered on 20 June 2005 on Zee TV. The series is produced by Ravi Rai of K Sera Sera Limited and stars Simone Singh and Ayub Khan in the main lead.

List of Indian television actresses

This is list of notable Indian television actresses.

List of people from Jamshedpur

This is a list of prominent people who were born or lived in Jamshedpur.

Varun Aaron, Indian bowler and part of current team India squad

Imtiaz Ali, director; works include Socha Na Tha, Jab We Met, and Love Aaj Kal; writer of Indian cinema; born in Jamshedpur

Pratyusha Banerjee, Indian television actress

Priyanka Chopra, Miss India World 2000; Miss World 2000 and Bollywood actress; born in Jamshedpur

Raghubar Das, current Chief Minister of Jharkhand; born in Jamshedpur

Jahar Dasgupta, artist, painter, President of the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata

Astad Deboo, Padma Shree awardee; Indian contemporary dancer and choreographer and exponent of modern dance in India

Gerald Durrell (1925–1995), naturalist, zookeeper, conservationist, author, and television presenter

Ishita Dutta, actress, born and raised in Jamshedpur

Tanushree Dutta, Miss India Universe 2004 and Bollywood actress; born and raised in Jamshedpur

Rajit Gadh, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

Sanjeev Jaiswal, Bollywood Actor.

Neeraj Kabi, Film and Theatre Actor.

Rameesh Kailasam, Indian governance reform expert, born in Jamshedpur

Amarpreet Singh Kale founder of a social and religious organization Har Har Mahadev Seva Sangh

Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party leader; worked with Tata Steel; lived in Jamshedpur for two years

Sanjivan Lal, film director

R. Madhavan, Indian Tamil cine star; born and brought up in Jamshedpur

Purnima Mahato, coach of Indian archery team at the 2012 London Olympics

Gourav Mukhi, footballer

Arjun Munda, politician, former Member of Parliament, and Chief Minister of Jharkhand

Shweta Prasad, actress, born and raised in Jamshedpur

Arshadul Qaudri, Muslim leader, social worker and writer

Shilpa Rao, playback singer for Hindi films such as Aamir, Bachna Ae Haseeno, and Dev D

Simone Singh, Bollywood actress; born and raised in Jamshedpur

Tuhin Sinha, Notable author.

Mission Ustaad

Mission Ustaad is an Indian musical reality show produced by Endemol India, that premiered on 1 December 2007. The show was telecast every Friday and Saturday at 9 pm on INX Media's Hindi General Entertainment Channel 9X. Featuring eight famous Indian singers as contestants, the show aimed to create awareness about the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) across the country.

The show was hosted by Simone Singh and the judges were composer A. R. Rahman, lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar and actress Lara Dutta.

The four pairs of contestants (jodis) were:

Vasundhara Das & Mohit Chauhan

Mahalakshmi Iyer & Kailash Kher

Shweta Pandit & Naresh Iyer

Sunali Rathod & Roop Kumar RathodThese four pairs of singers sang songs based on weekly themes linked to the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and were judged by the three judges and the viewers. The viewers voted for their favorite jodi each week. The jodi which got the maximum number of votes was crowned the Jodi of the Week. The jodi that made the biggest impact week after week was proclaimed the Ustaad Jodi. There were no eliminations.

The 9X channel contributed all the profits from the SMS messages received for Mission Ustaad to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals in India.

The Grand Finale was held on 23 February 2008. Sunali Rathod & Roop Kumar Rathod were crowned with the "Ustaad Jodi" title.

Sea Hawks (TV series)

Sea Hawks is an Indian TV series that aired on Doordarshan National's Metro (DD Metro) channel in the late 1990s and remained as the No. 1 show for over a year. The story was based on the life and times of the Indian Coast Guard officers. The first ever Action series stars Om Puri, R Madhavan, Niki Aneja, Leelawar Tendulkar, Anup Soni, Simone Singh, Manoj Pahwa, Seema Mishra, Milind Soman and others. It was directed by Anubhav Sinha and executive produced by Anirudhya Mitra of UTV. Later, it was directed by Shivam Nair while Anirudhya Mitra took up the writing of the show in addition to his role of the executive producer. Sea Hawks was the only Indian television action drama series that was shot on land, air, water and under the water in various locations including Mumbai, Goa, Daman and Mauritius.

The series aired again in 2002 on Star Plus network. It was produced by UTV.The plot revolves around the activities of a mafia don's network, the coast guard, and the police and includes underwater and action sequences.

Sonika Chauhan

Sonika Simone Singh Chauhan (12 July 1989 – 29 April 2017) was an Indian model, actress, and a TV host. She was a contestant at Femina Miss India and Miss Diva - 2013.

Stardust Award for Best Supporting Actress

The Stardust Best Supporting Actress Award is chosen the readers of the annual Stardust magazine. The award honours a star that has made an impact with their acting and represents new talent.

Here is a list of the award winners and the films for which they won.

Sur – The Melody of Life

Sur – The Melody of Life is 2002 Hindi film starring Lucky Ali and Gauri Karnik in the main leads. Its co-stars are Simone Singh, Achint Kaur, Ehsaan Khan, Divya Dutta, Nitin, and Harsh Vashisht. This movie is loosely based on a 1992 Telugu musical hit film Swati Kiranam.


Swaabhimaan is an Indian soap opera aired in 1995, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, and scripted by Shobha De and Vinod Ranganath.

Viraasat (2006 TV series)

Viraasat is an Indian Hindi-language drama television series that debuted on STAR Plus, with broadcast of the series later shifting to STAR One. It was produced by B.R. Films.

Awards for Simone Singh

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