|Born||Neerujit Kaur Bajwa
26 August 1980
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Years active||1998 – present|
Neeru Bajwa (Punjabi: ਨੀਰੁ ਬਾਜਵਾ) is a Canadian born Punjabi actress. She started her career with Dev Anand in the bollywood film Main Solah Baras Ki and then moved onto working in Indian Soap Opera's and Punjabi Films.
Early life and background
In her documentary film Bollywood Bound she admits to being a high school drop out who had little interest in studies and was always inspired by the glamour of Bollywood, so she moved to Mumbai to fulfil her dreams.
Her new single (Dharmic) called "Guru Nanak Dev Ji" which is releasing in June 2014, is composed by Sukshinder Shinda and label will be in Dharam Seva Records (UK) & Elite Music (India).
She started her career in Indian Soap Opera's in 2003 with Hari Mirchi Lal Mirchi on DD1 before moving on to Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani on Zee TV followed by Jeet on Star Plus and then Guns and Roses on Star One where she met ex-fiance Amit Sadh. She also appears in the CID Serial ( CID Special Bureau ) as fiance of ACP Satyakand and has been seen in drama Bone Marrow.
She appeared in her first Punjabi video in 2003 for Punjabi singer Kamal Heer for the song Kainthey Wala. She went on to do several other Punjabi videos for different artists like Hey Soniye with Silinder Pardesi, Juggy D, Rishi Rich.. She also appeared in a Pakistani music video "hum kis gali ja rahay hain" sung by Atif Aslam.
She made her debut in Bollywood in 1998 with Dev Anand in the film Main Solah Baras Ki and then came back to the Bollywood screen in 2010 with Prince alongside Vivek Oberoi. She was also seen in Phoonk 2 and Miley Naa Miley Hum. She had also worked in movie Special Chabbis.
She made her Punjabi Film debut in 2004 opposite Harbhajan Mann in the movie Asa Nu Maan Watna Da and did two more films with him before going on to work with other Punjabi actors like Jimmy Shergill, Amrinder Gill, Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanjh and Tarun Khanna. She is the top female actor in Punjabi Cinema, she has acted in many blockbusters, her film Jatt and Juliet released in June 2012 became the highest grosser in Punjabi Cinema, her film Jihne Mera Dil Luteya is the third highest grosser in Punjabi Cinema and her film Mel Karade Rabba is the fourth highest grosser. In January 2013, she was seen in the multi starer film Saadi Love Story produced by Jimmy Shergill productions, directed by Dheeraj Rattan who's written several Punjabi blockbusters and starring Diljit Dosanjh, Amrinder Gill, and Surveen Chawla. She paired up opposite Diljit Dosanjh again in the film Jatt and Juliet 2 which broke all the previous opening day collection record for Punjabi cinema. On 2 August, her movie, Naughty Jatts was released in which she featured along with Binnu Dhillon, Arya Babbar and Roshan Prince. The movie got mixed reviews from the critics.
As a producer
Neeru Bajwa was engaged to television actor Amit Sadh, according to her interview they lived in together and were set to marry in December 2005 but broke off the relationship after being together for eight years.
She married Harmikpal (Harry) Jawandha on February 8, 2015. Harry Jawandha owns Burnaby based taxi company Bonny's Taxi
|1998||Main Solah Baras Ki||Salma||Hindi|
|2004||Asa Nu Maan Watna Da||Neeru||Punjabi|
|2006||Dil Apna Punjabi||Laadi||Punjabi|
|2009||Munde U.K. De||Reet Brar||Punjabi|
|2010||Mel Karade Rabba||Seerat Randhawa||Punjabi|
|2011||Jihne Mera Dil Luteya||Noor Bajwa||Punjabi|
|2011||Miley Naa Miley Hum||Manjeet Ahluwalia||Hindi|
|2012||Pata Nahi Rabb Kehdeyan Rangan Ch Raazi||Simran||Punjabi|
|2012||Jatt & Juliet||Pooja||Punjabi|
|2012||Pinky Moge Wali||Pinky||Punjabi|
|2012||Saadi Love Story||Special Appearance (Taniya)||Punjabi|
|2013||Special Chabbis||Cameo role||Hindi|
|2013||Mirchi||Special Appearance of Mirchi song||Telugu|
|2013||Jatt & Juliet 2||Pooja||Punjabi|
|2013||Naughty Jatts||Simmi Khera||Punjabi|
|2014||Dil Vil Pyar Vyar||-||Punjabi|
|2014||Aa Gaye Munde U.K. De||Disha Dhillion||Punjabi|
|2014||Proper Patola||Preeti, Jeeti (Double Role)||Punjabi|
PTC Punjabi Film Awards
- 2011 Critics Award Best Actress - Mel Karade Rabba as Seerat Randhawa
- 2012 Best Actress - Jihne Mera Dil Luteya as Noor Bajwa
- 2013 Best Actress - Jatt & Juliet as Pooja Singh
- 2014 Best Actress - Jatt & Juliet 2 as Constable Pooja Singh
- 2011 Best Actress - Mel Karade Rabba as Seerat Randhawa
- 2013 Best Actress - Pinky Moge Wali as Pinky
- 2015 Best Actress - Aa Gaye Munde U.K. De as Disha Dhillon
- 2015 Best Actress - Proper Patola (2014 film) as Preet/Jeet (Double Role)
- Townend, Paul. "Bollywood Bound Movie Review". Canadian Independent Film & Television Publishing Association. Retrieved 1 May 2002.
- Chhabra, Arvind. "Simply Punjabi – Neeru Bajwa". India Today. Retrieved 22 July 2010.
- "Reality Shows – Just Good Friends". The Telegraph (Calcutta, India). 24 February 2006. Retrieved 24 February 2006.
- "Jatt and Juliet 2 smashes Box office". Ballewood.in. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
- "Naughty Jatts - Review". Ballewood.in. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
- "Neeru Bajwa and Amit Sadh". Meet the Baliye dancers. Rediff.com. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
- "Neeru Bajwa Interview – We're living together and are engaged to be married". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2010-08-31.
- "Tere mere beech mein". Mumbai Mirror. 3 June 2010. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
- Jha, Subhash K (8 July 2012). "Amit Sadh Makes Career Away From Neeru". Times of India. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
- "It's splitsville for Amit, Neeru - The Times of India". The Times Of India.
- "Amit Sadh makes a career away from his girlfriend - The Times of India". The Times Of India.
- Neeru Bajwa at the Internet Movie Database
- Official Twitter Profile
- Neeru Bajwa at FilmsPunjabi.Com
- Interview with Neeru Bajwa