Chitrangada Singh began her career in Delhi as a model before making the transition to the silver screen.
After completing her education, she entered modeling, where her ad credits include ICICI bank and Alukkas Jewellery, and gradually shifting to music videos,she performed lyricist Gulzar’s Sunset Point.It was in a music video of singer Abhijeet, that was she was spotted by Sudhir Mishra’s production manager.Subsequently, she made her much acclaimed debut with Sudhir Mishra’sfilm Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi in 2003,the role got her wide acclaim, a Washington Post review noted her for giving “her character a deep sense of dignity and decency”.After that Chitragandha acted in the 2005 film Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow (2005).She took a break from acting from 2005 to 2008.In 2008, she made her comeback with the leading role opposite Sanjay Suriin the director Onir’s romantic-comedy, Sorry Bhai! (2008).Its release over the weekend of the Mumbai terror attacks proved disastrous at the box office.. But she bounced back with Sudhir Mishra’s Yeh Saali Zindagi and the commercially successful Desi Boyz in 2011. She shared screen space with Akshay Kumar, John Abraham and Deepika Padukonein her first ever commercial venture.Presently, she has performed on the raunchy item song, Kaafirana’ from Shirish Kunder’s 2012 comedy flick, ‘Joker’ with Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead .Chitrangada has many commercials like Garnier, Airtel, Puma, Aliva Crackers, Parachute and Borges Olive Oil in her kitty.