Early Life of Simi Garewal
Simi Garewal’s real name is Simrita Garewal was born in Delhi, and her father’s name was Brigadier J. S. Garewal served in the Indian Army. Simi is a cousin of Pamela Chopra and the wife of filmmaker Yash Chopra. Simi’s mother Darshi and Pamela’s father Mohinder Singh were both siblings. Simi grew up in England and studied at Newland House School with her sister Amrita Garewal.
Simi Garewal is an Indian actress, director, producer, and talk show host. We can call her a bundle of talent because she is commendably a multi-talented lady. She is the recipient of two Filmfare awards and an ITA Award. She is well known for her work in Hindi films like Do Badan, Saathi, Mera Naam Joker, Siddhartha, Karz, and Udeekaan (Punjabi film). She has also acted in the Bengali movie Aranyer Din Ratri which was directed by Satyajit Ray. She is also known for her most-famous celebrity talk show, Rendezvous with Simi Garewal.
Garewal’s Film and Television Career
After spending much of her childhood in England, Garewal returned to India when she was a teenager. Her fluency in the English language induced the makers of the English-language film Tarzan Goes to India to offer her a role. A 15-year-old, Garewal made her debut alongside Feroz Khan in this film in 1962. Her performance was good enough for her to fetch many more film offers.
During the 1960s and ’70s, she was seen in several notable Indian films, paired with leading directors such as Mehboob Khan’s Son of India, Raj Kapoor in Mera Naam Joker (1970), Satyajit Ray in Aranyer Din Ratri (Days and Nights in the Forest), Mrinal Sen in Padatik (The Guerilla Fighter) and Raj Khosla in Do Badan. She starred opposite Shashi Kapoor in Columbia Pictures’ Siddhartha, an English-language movie based on the novel by Hermann Hesse. She made an appearance in the popular film Kabhi Kabhie (1976), which was directed by her brother-in-law Yash Chopra, and had a starring role in Chalte Chalte (1976). Another notable role she played was as a vamp in Karz (1980). She starred in the BBC docu-drama Maharajas (1987), which is based on the book by Charles Allen.
But, In the early 1980s, her attention turned to writing and direction. She formed her own production company named Siga Arts International. She hosted, produced, and directed a TV series for Doordarshan called It’s a Woman’s World (1983) but her talent wasn’t stopped there. She also made a documentary for Channel 4 in the UK called Living Legend Raj Kapoor Ji (1984). This was followed by a three-part documentary on Rajiv Gandhi titled India’s Rajiv.
She wrote and directed a Hindi feature film Rukhsat and produced television commercials, for which she won the first prize in the 1988 Pater’s Award in Australia and that one was a big achievement for her.
Garewal Anchored the Talk Show ‘Rendezvous with Simi Garewal‘
She is usually known for her unique style which is her signature all-white clothes on TV shows and at award ceremonies. That’s why she got popular with the name in the industry ‘The Lady in White. Garewal appeared on Say Shava Shava in 2008 as a host and judge.
After the Mumbai terrorist attacks on November 2008, Simi Garewal managed to gather attention for publicly calling for the Indian government to ‘carpet-bomb’ the training camps in Pakistan. This positive stand of hers stole the hearts of many and gathered enormous attention.
She then returned to television with her new talk show India’s Most Desirable aired on Star Plus where she interviewed only the most eligible yet alleged singles, Bollywood actors, and business personalities along with famous media icons to acclaimed Indian cricketers to talk about their romantic preferences from different fields also including interviews with their parents.
She also has a channel on YouTube where all her shows and documentaries are uploaded. The channel has received over 40 million views from fans across the world.
What does Simi Garewal do now?
Simi Garewal has a website that she uses to interact with her fans. The site has her voice reading the text. She also has her channel on YouTube where all her shows and documentaries are uploaded with this you can connect with her easily.