Harpreet Sandhu (actor)
Sandhu in 2015
8 January 1979|
Rurka Kalan, Punjab, India
|Residence||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer, writer, musician|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
2015 Nominated National Award top25 People's Choice Canadian Immigrant|
2015 Shortlist 87th Academy Awards
Harpreet Sandhu (born 8 January 1979) is an actor, director, writer, music director, editor, cinematographer and poet. His debut Punjabi film Work Weather Wife was the first ever Punjabi and only Canadian film to get shortlisted at 87th Academy Awards under Best Original Song in a feature film and Best Feature Film for its songs "Moon" and "Long Braid".
Sandhu is an actor and film maker. His debut film is Work Weather Wife in 2014. He has worked with Alka Yagnik. He has acted in Indian and international films. He dubbed Wahgan Hawaawan, in Urdu for ArtGauge Films Inc. and scripted the Urdu version of poems for Work Weather Wife.
Sandhu was born in Rurka Kalan, Punjab, India and spent the early part of his life living in a remote village. He is a graduate of Khalsa College, Amritsar and he trained under Hollywood actress Debra Podowski in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
|2010||Swallowed Whole||Mr. Gill|
|Judaaiyaan: The Separation||Villain|
|2012||Through My Eyes||Avi|
|2013||Thuk La Ke||Avi|
|2013 Kabaddi World Cup||Athlete|
|2014||Work Weather Wife||Vick|
|2016||Star Trek Beyond||Uncredited bridge crew|
Awards and nominations
- Won: Los Angeles Movie Awards for Judaaiyaan: The Separation (2011)
- Won: Toronto Independent Film Festival: Judaaiyaan: The Separation (2011)
- Won: Los Angeles Reel Film Festival: Judaaiyaan: The Separation (2011) – As producer
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- "Los Angeles Reel Film Festival Winners 2011". LAReelFilmFest Winners 2011. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
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- "First look of Akhian ch tu vasda". Punjabi Poetry. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
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- "Star Trek Beyond credit list". imdb.com. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
- "Canadian Immigrant". canadianimmigrant.ca. Retrieved 19 March 2015.