Nirdosh Kaur is the wife of Jaswant Singh Gill, an Indian engineer-in-chief who risked his life to save 65 coal miners during a coal mine tragedy in Raniganj, West Bengal, in 1989.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper
Eye Colour: Brown
She belongs to a Sikh family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Dr. Karam Singh Grewal, was a renowned orthopaedic surgeon. Her mother’s name is Mohindra Kaur Grewal. She has seven sisters and one brother.
Husband & Children
On 19 October 1969, she got married to the Indian engineer-in-chief Jaswant Singh Gill who saved 65 coal miners during a coal mine tragedy in Raniganj, West Bengal, in 1989. She has two sons and two daughters. One of her sons Sarpreet Singh Gill is a cardiologist, who works at Johns Hopkins University in the USA, and one of her daughters’ names is Poonam Gill. Her husband died of a cardiac arrest in 2019.
- On 11 April 2022, Jaswant Singh Gill’s portrait was unveiled at the Sikh Museum in the Holy Golden Temple. The event was attended by Nirdosh Kaur and her children.
- In 2023, a Hindi film titled ‘Mission Raniganj’ was released which was based on the life of the 1989 coal mine tragedy in Raniganj, West Bengal. Nirdosh Kaur’s role was portrayed by the Indian actress Parineeti Chopra in the film.