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Born in New Delhi, India

Mini Bio (1)

Chandrachur Singh was born on October 11, 1968 in New Delhi, India. He is known for his work on Maachis (1996), Josh (2000) and Kya Kehna (2000). He is married to Avantika Kumari . They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Avantika Kumari (? - present) ( 1 child)

Trivia (31)

Was signed for Deepa Mehta's " Earth" Was replaced by Rahul Khanna.
Cousin to actress Jyoti Singh. Jyoti starred in the film "9 Eleven".
His brother is writer, producer Abhimanyu Singh. Abhimanyu is often mistaken with actor Abhimanyu Singh from Ram Leela. Their filmography credits are usually mixed up due to them both having the same name.
His debut film was to be Jab Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya in 1991. His co stars were Naseeruddin Shah and Suchitra Krishnamirthy Directed by Joy Augustine. The film was shelved after 60% of shooting.
Was engaged to model and TV host Meghna Reddy. ( Sameera and Sushma Reddy sister).
Due to star in Sharbani Deoldhar's film "Dekha Jayega", (2000).co-starring Rani Mukherjee and Sunil Shetty. The film was shelved after being announced.
Starred in ABCL's " Dariya" . Co starring Amitabh Bachchan. Directed by Priyadarshan. Amitabh was to play a fisherman.Tabu was also a part of the film. The film got shelved due to problems with ABCL.
Starred in Vikram Bhatt's shelved film " Mulaqaat" (2001). Chandrachur Singh replaced Arvind Swamy in the film. The movie starred Akshay Kumar (Replaced Aamir Khan), Rani Mukherjee (Replaced Aishwarya Rai), Chandrachur Singh. Producer Jankidas and Mukesh Bhatt were having a huge tug of war over the films title. Jankidas claimed he had the rights and Mukesh Bhatt did not. Eventually Mukesh Bhatt shelved the film.
Auditioned for Vivek Mushran's role in Saudagar.
Starred in Sunil Bohra's shelved film " Yudh - The War Had Begun". Co starring Amitabh Bachchan, South Superstar Arjun, Deepti Bhatnagar, Sharad Kapoor.
Starred in Mahesh Manjrekar's shelved film " Kabhi Dhoop Kabhi Chaon". The film was to be a remake of the Marathi hit film "Aai". Starring Rekha (Later replaced by Tabu),Chandrachur Singh , Arbaaz Khan, Namrata Shirodkar, Sachin Khedekar, Directed by Sanjay Jha.
Starred in Deepti Bhatnagar's shelved Home production " Shiva". Co starring Rambha. Chandrachur was to play a super hero.
Starred in the shelved film Divine Entertainment Limited's " Sarhad"(2002) Starring Chandrachur Singh, Mahima Chaudry, Puru Raajkumar, Isha Khoppikar, Sharad Kapoor, Sheeba, Mukesh Rishi, Aushim Khetarpal, Mohnish Bahl,Alok Nath,Sayaji Shinde, Music by Anand Raaj Anand, Produced Bhushan Verma,Sanjay Roy,Rajbans Singh, Directed by B.B. Mukherjee.
Starred in M.J. Films "Ittefaq"( Previously titled Waqia)(1996)Starring Chandrachur Singh (Replaced Sanjay Kapoor),Namrata Shirodkar(Replaced Karishma Kapoor)Suman Raganathan(Replaced Ramya Krishna),Om Puri, Mink, Danny Denzongpa,Lyrics by Gulzar, Music by A.R. Rahman, Produced by Milan. C. Jhaveri,Bishun. B. Singh, Directed by Shivendra Singh Dungarpur.
Auditioned for the lead role in Bekhudi.
Starred in Akaashdeep's shelved film " Aur Phir Ek Din". Co starring Neha ( Raveena Tandon), Sharad Kapoor, Raj Babbar, Gulshan Grover, Johnny Lever. This was in 2001.
Was signed for M.S Sathyu's Nechcha Aasman opposite Urmila Matondkar. Music by A. R. Rahman. He was later replaced by Puru Rajkumar. The film was later shelved.
Signed Venus Productions film co starring Aftab Shivdasani and Preeti Jhangiani. This was to be directed by Sameer Malkan. The film was eventually shelved. There is speculation that this film was in fact the 2003 film "Hungama". With Akshaye replacing Chandrachur and Rimi replacing Preeti Jhangiani and Priyadarshan replacing Sameer Malkan.
Father's name is Baldev Singh.
While shooting for his first movie, he was going to use the screen name "Rocky".
Starred in the shelved movie,Star Entertainment, "Aur Phir Ek Din..."(2001) Starring Chandrachur Singh,Neha( originally signed Raveena Tandon),Sharad Kapoor,Asha Saini,Sheeba,Raj Babbar, Tinnu Anand,Gulshan Grover,Johnny Lever, Mukesh Tiwari,Bindu,Makrand Deshpande,Anupam Kher, Razak Khan, Sunny Deol had been signed for a special appearance but later backed out. Music by Jatin Lalit, Produced by T.P. Aggarwal, Directed by Akashdeep.
Starred in the shelved movie Triple Aar Movies " Kab? Kyon? Aur Kahan?"(2001) Starring Chandrachur Singh(who later dropped out from the movie), Yukta Mookhey( Who later dropped out),Aditya Pancholi,Sharad Kapoor,Sanjay Suri,Neha, Mallika Sherawat(Using the screen name Reema Puri),Arif Zakaria,Zulfi Sayed, Jaya Seal, Music by Nikhil Vinay, Produced by Ramesh Sharma, Directed by Anil Mattoo.
Starred in the completed and shelved movie Satish Khanna Productions " Mohabbat Ho Gayee Hain Tumse"(Anhonee) (2004) Starring Sanjay Dutt, Chandrachur Singh, Shamita Shetty, Puru Raaj Kumar, Anupama Verma,Rajiv Verma,Shyama Deshpande,Paresh Rawal,Alok Nath,Tinnu Anand. Music by Sanjeev-Darshan, Produced by Satish Khanna,Dhiraj Gupta,Gautam Kapur, Directed by Rishi Talwar.
Starred in the shelved film "Sikander"(1998). Starring Chandrachur Singh, Tabu.
Was engaged to TV actress Tanuja (Tanu) Vidyarthi. She also appeared in some music videos.
Cousin of actress, producer Gauri Singh (sister of actress Jyoti Singh).
Channdrachur Singh was offered the B grade film Jungle Love in his struggling days. When he rejected the film, the producers found actor and named him Rocky. Rocky was the pet name for Chandrachur Singh.
Turned down Salman's role in Kuch Kuch Hota Hain.
Son Shraanajai Singh has a you tube channel called " TheUnusual Soul".
In 2006, Mira Nair and B.K. Modi were planning a film on Buddha. Mira Nair had spoken to Chandrachur Singh about the film. The project got shelved.
Brother is producer Aditya Narayan Singh.

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