Bollywood actress and model Gul Panag has turned 40 today. Born on January 3, 1979 in Chandigarh, Gul Panag is known for her rough-tone look. Gul’s real name is Gulkit Kaur Panag. Her father is the lieutenant general in the Indian Army.
Because of her father’s postings Gul Panag has spent her childhood in many cities . After Chandigarh, she completed her studies in Leh, Wellington and Tamil Nadu. Gul Panag won Miss India title in 1999. Not only this, ‘Dimple Girl’ Gul was crowned for Miss Best Smile.
Gul Panag made her debut with film “Dhoop”in the year 2003. The film she received most appreciation was “Door”. Apart from this, her main films include Manorama Six Feet Under, Hello, Straight and Ab Tak Chhappan 2. Gul Panag remains extremely active on social media and often holds her opinion on social issues.
Gul Panag has stepped in politics too. In the Lok Sabha elections held in 2014, she contested from Chandigarh on behalf of Aam Aadmi Party, but had to face defeat. BJP’s Kiran Kher won the Chandigarh seat. Gul Panag is the first Miss India contesting the Lok Sabha elections.
Gul Panag is really cool and bike lover in real life. On March 13, 2011, she married boyfriend Rishi Atri. They came to their wedding in such a way that everyone was shocked. Instead of a car or a helicopter they arrived the wedding venue on Sholay style Bullet.