Ritika Singh is an Indian actress and mixed martial artist. She mainly appears in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu films
Ritika Singh Biography
|Name||Ritika Mohan Singh|
|Profession||Actress and Boxer|
|Famous for||For playing the boxer role in the movie “Saala Khadoos”|
|Debut||Film: Saala Khadoos/Irudhi Suttru (2016)|
|Date of birth||16-Dec-93|
|Age (as in 2018)||23 Years|
|Birthplace||Thane, Mumbai, India|
|Hometown||Thane, Mumbai, India|
|Address||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Height||In centimeters- 165cm |
In meters- 1.65m
In feet inches- 5’5″
|Weight||In kilograms- 52 kg |
In pounds- 115lbs
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|School||Smt. K.C. Gandhi English School, Kalyan, Maharashtra|
|Educational Qualification||Not known|
|Favorite Food||Maharashtrian food|
|Favorite Actor||Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Tom Cruise, Leonardo DiCaprio, |
and Shah Rukh Khan
|Favorite Actress||Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu, and Anushka Sharma|
|Favorite Sports person||Sachin Tendulkar, Vijender Singh, Roman Reigns, |
Holly Holm, and John Wayne Parr
|Car Collection||Not known|
|2016||Irudhi Suttru||Ezhil Madhi||Tamil|
|2016||Saala Khadoos||Ezhil Madhi||Hindi|
Awards & Achievements
|2016||Irudhi Suttru||National Film Award – Special Jury Award|
|2016||Irudhi Suttru||Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards-Best Actress Award|
|2016||Irudhi Suttru||2nd IIFA Utsavam – Best Actor Female|
|2016||Saala Khadoos||Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut|
|2016||Saala Khadoos||Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debutant|
|2017||Guru||Apsara Awards – Latest Sensation of the Year|
|2017||Irudhi Suttru||64th Filmfare Awards South – Best Actor Female|
|2017||Irudhi Suttru||SIIMA 2017 – Best Debutant Female Award|
|2018||Guru||65th Filmfare Awards South – Critics Award for Best Actress|
|2018||Guru||Zee Telugu Golden Awards – Best Find of the Year 2017|
Martial Arts Records
Ritika Singh is a famous Indian Film Actress and Mixed Martial Artist. She predominantly works with Tamil film industry. She also works with other language films like Tollywood and Bollywood films. In 2002, she made her debut movie as a child artist in the movie “Tarzan Ki Beti”.
She participated in the “Asian Indoor Games” in the year 2009. In the same year, she has also participated in the “Super Fight League”. Currently, she is working on the Tamil movie “Vanangamudi”.
Ritika Singh was born on 16 December 1994 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her full name is Ritika Mohan Singh. She was brought up in Pune, Mumbai. Her father name is Mohan Singh, who is a professional fighter and trainer.
She did her schooling from Smt. K.C. Gandhi English School, Kalyan, and Maharashtra. She has been trained in karate and another fight since her childhood.
She is a professional MMA Fighter and national level kickboxing contestant. Before entering into the acting industry, she has participated in various fighting competitions and won several trophies.
Initially, she started her fights for Strawweight category and won International level fighting competitions in Iran, Portugal, and Vietnam. SFL Challengers was a reality TV series that followed a group of MMA fighters, in which Ritika was one of the MMA girl’s fighters.
She was first spotted by the director Sudha Kongara Prasad in an advertisement for the Super Fight League in the year 2013. Later, she auditioned to play a leading character in her bilingual movie “Saala Khadoos” in 2016, after the film-makers managed to contact her through the competition’s chairman, Raj Kundra.
Ritika was portrayed as Madhi, a Marwari girl who grows up in the slums of Chennai; she has signed the movie because the movie-makers wanted a professional boxer to act, rather than an actress to act like a boxer.
She played as an aspiring boxer in the film and R. Madhan was seen as a coach of Ritika in the movie. For the Tamil version, Irudhi Suttru, she phonetically learned her part in Tamil by writing down the dialogues in Hindi.
It was co-produced by the film’s lead actor R. Madhavan and Rajkumar Hirani. The film was released in late January 2016. Ritika received rapturous reviews for her portrayal.
For her excellent performance in Irudhi Suttru, Ritika won the Special Mention at the “63rd National Film Awards” and became the first actress, who did not dub for her role, to be recognized at the National Awards. The film has declared as a blockbuster in Tamil Film Industry.
After the super hit of Irudhi Suttru, she signed up for her second movie “Andavan Kattali” which was directed by National Award winning director Manikandan. This Tamil movie featured Ritika Singh and Vijay Sethupathi in lead roles.
In the year 2017, she featured in the Telugu movie “Guru”, re-make of Tamil movie “Irudhi Suttru”. After that, she appeared in Raghava Lawrence movie “Shivalinga”, in which she appeared in the role of Sathya which was directed by P.Vasu.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Ritika Singh
- Does Ritika Singh smoke? Not known
- Does Ritika Singh drink alcohol? Not known
- Ritika Singh played the role of a boxer in the film “Guru”, even in her real life she is a National Level Boxer
- Around 100 athletes gave auditions for the film “Saala Khadoos” (Guru), out of which she got selected
- She started her training in Karate and Kickboxing since she was just 7 years old under the guidance of her father, who is a professional fighter
- She won many international competitions in Portugal, Iran, and Vietnam
For her movies Saala Khadoos, Irudhi Suttru, and Guru, she achieved several awards such as National Film Award, Film fare Award, IIFA Award, and SIIMA Award
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