Gurkirtan Chauhan also known as Gurkirtan, Guruji, and Kirat, is a famous Indian Punjabi actor. He was born on 6 September 1951 at Govindpura in Nabha Tehsil, Punjab. He worked in Punjabi cinema from the year 1984 to 2009. Guruji got married to Paramjit Kaur in 1984. Paramjit and Gurukirtan have two children, a boy, and a girl. Chauhan died on 3 March 2009 due to cardiac arrest. Gurukiran started acting from the theatre.
He was first time appreciated for his role as Dogar, which was a negative role in the film Jatt Jeona Mour. Before acting, he had worked in “Chandigarh College of Architecture.” Chauhan has worked in various films.
Some of the movies in which we can see his acting skills are; Jatt Jeona Mour (1991), Putt Saradaran De (1992), Mirza Jatt (1992), Baghi Soormay (1993), Vairi (1994), Mera Punjab (1994), Dhee Jatt Di (1994), Bagawat (1995), Tabaahi (1996), Ishq Na Pooche Jaat (1997), Khoon Da Daaj (1998), Shaheed-E-Mohabbat Boota Singh (1999), Badla... The Revenge (2003), Des Hoya Pardes (2004), Mehndi Wale Hath (2006), Waris Shah: Ishq Daa Waaris (2004),
Taare Zameen Par (2007),
Namastey London (2007), Hashar: A
Love Story (2008), Akhiyaan Udeekdian (2009), Dev D (2009), and Chak Jawana (2010).
Kirat is best-known for his work in Tare Zamin Par, Tabaahi, Jatt Jeona Mour, Waris Shah: Ishq Daa Waaris, and Shaheed-E-Mohabbat Boota Singh. He is a popular actor among Punjabi Film audience.