New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Gul Panag, known for her charming smile and tough fitness regime, turned a year older on Sunday. Born on January 3, 1979, Gul began her Bollywood career with the 2003 film Dhoop. Since then. she has never looked back and worked in several movies and series including Dor, Manorama Six Feet Under and Kashmeer. The evergreen actress knows how to fly a plane but also how to drive a Formula one car and with each passing day she has managed to surprise and inspire us and we can't be more thankful to her. So as turns a year older, we are bringing you some of the unknown facts about the multi-talented actress and you just can't miss it.

Here are the unknown facts about Gul Panag:

1. The real name of Gul Panag is Gulkirat Kaur Panag. Her father was in the army and thus she lived in different parts of the country and has studied in 14 different schools.

 
 
 
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2. Gul Panag became Miss India in 1999 and after that, she also took part in the Miss Universe contest.

 
 
 
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3. She also holds a degree in political science and she also contested elections in Chandigarh on behalf of the Aam Aadmi Party in 2014. She is pretty much active on social media and keeps on voicing up on issues related to politics and protests.

4. Gul tied the knot in 2011 with her boyfriend Rishi Atri and the fun part was that she arrived at her wedding on a bullet.

 
 
 
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5. Gul is also a Formula One racer driver. She runs the M4 Electro in the circuit The Calafat, Catalonia Spain.

Posted By: Deeksha Sharma