Mahi Gill is best known for her role of Paro in Anurag Kashyap’s critically acclaimed Hindi film Dev.D, a modern take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Bengali novella Devdas for which she also won the 2010 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She started her career in Punjabi films before making a debut in Bollywood with Dev D.

She completed her Masters in theater from Punjab University, Chandigarh in 1998.

Mahi got her first break with the Punjabi based Bollywood film Hawayein and has done a couple of Punjabi films along with theatre.
Anurag saw her first in a party and instantly finalized her to play the character of Paro in movie Dev D.
Gill is set to appear in Paan Singh Tomar with Irrfan Khan.

 

Films Done By Mahie Gill

  • 2003 Hawayein Laali Hindi
  • 2004 Khushi Mil Gayee Punjabi
  • 2006 Sirf Panch Din Punjabi
  • 2007 Khoya Khoya Chand Starlet at Prem Kumar’s house Hindi
  • 2008 Chak De Phatte Simran Punjabi
  • 2009 Dev.D Parminder ‘Paro’ Hindi Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress
  • 2009 Gulaal Madhuri Hindi
  • 2009 Pal Pal Dil Ke Ssaat Dolly Hindi Credited as Rimpy Gill
  • 2009 Aagey Se Right Sonia Bhatt Hindi
  • 2010 Dabangg Nirmala Hindi
  • 2010 Mirch Hindi Special appearance in an item number
  • 2011 Utt Pataang Sanjana Mahadik Hindi
  • 2012 Paan Singh Tomar Indira Hindi
  • 2012 Carry On Jatta Mahie Kaur Punjabi
  • 2012 Dabangg 2 Nirmala Pandey Hindi
  • 2013 Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns Madhavi Devi Hindi
  • 2013 Bullett Raja Hindi Special appearance in song “Don’t Touch My Body”
  • 2013 Gang of Ghosts Manoranjana Kumari Hindi
  • 2014 Buddha in a Traffic Jam Charu Siddhu Hindi/English
  • 2015 Shareek Jassi Punjabi
  • 2016 Aatishbazi Ishq Veera’n Punjabi Producer
  • 2017 Wedding Anniversary Kahaani Hindi
  • 2018 Phamous Teacher Rosy Hindi
  • 2018 Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Madhavi Devi Hindi
  • 2018 Apharan – Sabka Katega Madhu/Malini Hindi Web series on ALT Balaji
  • 2019 Family of Thakurganj Sharbati Hindi

 

Awards and nominations Received By Mahie Gill

Filmfare Awards

  • 2010: Best Actress (Critics); Dev.D
  • 2012: Best Actress; Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster

Screen Awards

  • 2010: Most Promising Newcomer – Female; Dev.D

IIFA Awards

  • 2010: IIFA Star Debut Award; Dev.D
  • 2010: Best Actress; Dev D (nominated)
  • 2012: Best Actress; Saheb Biwi aur Gangster

BIG Star Entertainment Awards

  • 2013: Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Film
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