Gippy's real name is Rupinder Grewal. He studied at the Government Model Senior Secondary School in Sectors 16 and 22, Chandigarh, after his elementary education at Koom Kalan near Ludhiana.
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The vocalist is a hotel management graduate with a considerable experience as a server in the hotel industry.
His music career has been a war against setbacks, even after three music album failures in a row the singer did not lose hope in himself, this is determination.
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Gippy got married to Ravneet Kaur in 2004 which brought him luck and today he shares a large female following.
It was at couple's wedding reception, Gippy sang the song Phulkari. Fortunately, it appealed to guests and a producer among them who decided to make a video of the song. On release, it was a big hit and brought Gippy back to main stream music.
Despite 'Phulkari' being a hit, the song didn’t bring Gippy offers to hold stage shows. Gippy exhausted all the money and was not in a position to invest further in his music career.
So, the singer and his wife left for Canada, where Gippy took a job as a security guard and also did some cleaning jobs. Gippy and Ravneet are also blessed with two baby boys Ekomakar Singh Grewal and Gurfateh Singh Grewal.
Gippy and Ravneet would shuttle between Canada and Punjab for nearly three years. Even then they used all their earning to invest in music albums.
Gippy's father, Swinder Singh was a civil engineer who left for his heavenly adobe after suffering a stroke in 2003.
Gippy's father wanted to see him as an established singer as he was fond of legendary Kuldeep Manak. Unfortunately, he could only observe struggles not his success.
Now Gippy also holds two production companies and a music label namely "Humble Motion Picture", "Gurfateh Productions” and "Humble Music".
news source: hindustantimes