Short biography

Mahi Gill was born on 19th December 1975 in Chandigarh, Punjab state. Her birth name is Rimpy Kaur Gill and sometimes credited as Mahie Gill in films. She did her Masters in theater from Punjab University in 1998. Her Bollywood debut was Hawayein co-starring Babbu Mann and Sunny Mann in 2003. She subsequently did few Punjabi films.

Mahi Gill’s breakthrough came with Anurag Kashyap’s Dev.D co-starring Abhay Deol and Kalki Koechlin in 2009, the story  is based Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s classic Bengali novel Devdas, Mahi Gill won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance in the film.

Mahi Gill subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits like Dabangg co-starring Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan and Sonu Sood, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster co-starring Jimmy Shergill, Randeep Hooda and Vipin Sharma, Paan Singh Tomar co-starring Irrfan and Vipin Sharma, Carry On Jatta co-starring Gippy Grewal, Binnu Dhillon and Gurpreet Ghuggi, Dabangg 2 co-starring Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan and Prakash Raj, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns co-starring Jimmy Shergill, Soha Ali Khan and Irrfan Khan, among other films.

Mahi Gill family members’ names and photos


Her father passed away in 1998 and her mother played key role in molding Mahi Gill’s personality.


Mahie Gill was married to a businessman and divorced him due to differences.