Mahie Gill has made a name for herself in recent years and is regularly appreciated for her character roles. The Hindi and Punjabi actor rose to fame after her stint directing Anurag Kashyap Dev D., a modern take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Bengali novel Devdas, for which she also won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress in 2010. The actor has starred in many films that have garnered her critical acclaim for her performances. Read on to learn more about Mahie Gill’s films.
Mahie Gill’s Movies
Developer D. is a 2009 Hindi film that explores different genres such as dark comedy and romance. Directed by renowned director Anurag Kashyap, the film was well received by critics and audiences alike. The film is set in modern-day Punjab and Delhi, where family ties are negotiated through the traditional system and marriages are a game of power and a matter of honor. Mahie Gill portrays the character of Paro, an idealistic, young, lower-middle-class girl living in Punjab who is beaten by Abhay Deol’s character of Dev.
Paan Singh Tomar
Mahie also starred in the 2012 film Paan Singh Tomar starring Irrfan Khan. It is a biographical film about the eponymous athlete who was a soldier in the Indian Army and won a gold medal at the Indian National Games, but was forced to become a rebel against the system. Gill plays Indira Singh Tomar in the film, which also featured Vipin Sharma and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Gulaal is a 2009 film that belongs to the political drama genre. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, the plot is powered by a college student politics and a fictional secessionist movement made up of former Rajput leaders who have become today’s elites of society. Mahie Gill plays the character of Madhuri in the political drama with Raj Singh Chaudhary, Kay Kay Menon, Abhimanyu Singh, Deepak Dobriyal, Ayesha Mohan, Jesse Randhawa, Piyush Mishra and Aditya Srivastava. It examines themes such as the pursuit of power, the search for legitimacy, perceived injustice and hypocrisy of the powerful.
Continue with Jatta
Continue Jatta is a 2012 Punjabi Indian comedy directed by Smeep Kang and starring Gippy Grewal with Mahie Gill in the lead. Mahie Gill plays the character of Mahi, Jass Dhillon’s love interest in the movie. The film follows Jass, who falls in love with Mahi who wants to marry an orphan, so he lies to her and tells her that he has no family and ends up in hilarious situations when he has to hide the truth once they get married.
Mahie Gill’s latest effort is an Amazon Prime movie titled Durgamati with Bhumi Pednekar and Arshad Warsi. It belongs to the horror genre and was released on December 11, 2020. Mahie plays the role of Satakshi Ganguly in the movie.
Image Credits: Mahie Gill Official Instagram Account
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