Gurpreet Ghuggi (Punjabi: ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰੀਤ ਘੁੱਗੀ) is an Indian comedian born in the village of Khokhar Fojian in District Gurdaspur, Punjab, India. Currently, he resides in Jalandhar, Punjab.
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Ghuggi's parents are originally from Kulla Mandiyala, Sialkot, Province of Punjab in British India, now Pakistan. but his family moved to Jalandhar, Punjab. He resides in Mumbai, India.His mother in-law family belongs to Riyya, Distt Amritsar (pb)India.
He is a very natural comedian who always seems to find a message in his comedy. He started his journey as a Punjabi actor in Jalandhar Doordarshan's tele-films and shows. He appeared in a serious lead role in serial Parchhaven produced by Jalandhar Doordarshan. He also performed in numerous acts and gags with other Punjabi comedians such as Chacha Raunki Ram (Balwinder Bicky), whom he considers his guru. His journey took a new turn when he participated in reality shows such as The Great Indian Laughter Challenge on Star One where he got noticed all over India and abroad. Later on he performed in another show Hans Baliye which aired on Star One. He has acted as a comedian in many Hindi and Punjabi movies like Namastey London, Race, Asa Nu Maan Watna Da, Yaara Naal Bahaara, Humko Deewana Kar Gaye, Singh Is Kinng, Mera Pind, Jijja Ji, Jag Jeondeyan De Mele, Tera Mera Ki Rishta, Speedy Singhs and Munde U.K. De. He also apperead in the live shows Shounki Mela 2003 (along with Kamal Heer, Manmohan Waris and Sangtar) and Vaisakhi Mela 2009 (along with Jazzy B and Sukhshinder Shinda) and Vaisakhi Mela 2010 (along with Nachatter Gill, Master Saleem and others). At the 2012 kabaddi tournament Ghuggi along with Gippy Grewal and Akshay Kumar;; announced they would be in an upcoming Punjabi movie together calls Paaji In Trouble.
Gurpreet Ghuggi is extremely popular in India, Canada, U.S.A., New Zealand, Australia, Italy, etc. He has performed live shows at all of these places. He has also many fans in neighboring Pakistan Punjab. His videos, which have been posted on YouTube by fans, are very popular with thousands of views.