Priti Sapru

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Priti Sapru
Born Priti Sapru
(1957-12-24) 24 December 1957 (age 57)
Chennai, Juhu, India
Other names Preeti Sapru
Priti Sapru Ahluwalia
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Utpal Ahluwalia

Priti Sapru (also spelled as Preeti Sapru, is a noted actress of the Punjabi cinema. She has given a number of Punjabi hits including Nimmo, Yaari Jat Di Qurbani Jatt Di and more with Veerendra, Gurdas Maan & Raj Babbar. Her work was the centre of a film festival in 2003 [1]

Personal life[edit]

She was born to a family of Kashmiri Pandit origin(settled in Punjab) in Bombay, India. Famous Bollywood Supporting character actor D.K. Sapru aka Sapru was her father and actor Tej Sapru is her brother. Actor Jeevan from the Bollywood era of the 1950s and 1960s was her uncle and actor Kiran Kumar (real name Kiran Dhar) is her cousin. She did her schooling from St. Joseph's High School, Juhu, Bombay.[2]

Preeti Sapru started her Bollywood career with an Amitabh Bachchan blockbuster hit Laawaris playing a village girl Channo, whose brother (played by Suresh Oberoi makes pottery to make their ends meet. Amitabh Bachchan saves her from the villain Ranjeet. The same team again appeared much later in Bachchan's another hit Aaj Ka Arjun singh where again Amitabh Bachchan saves her from the villain.

Preeti Sapru had worked with many other bigwigs like Rajesh Khanna and Sridevi.

Preeti Sapru joined BJP in Jagrao Fateh rally in Punjab in presence of Narendra Modi.


Year Film Role Paired with
1981 Lawaaris Chano
1982 Ucha Dar Babe Nanak Da Channi Gurdas Mann
1982 Sarpanch Veerendra
1983 Avtaar Sudha Rjesh Khanna
1983 Aasra Pyar da Kiran Raj Babbar
1984 Nimmo Nimmo Veerendra
1984 Jagir (1984 film) Hindi
1984 Jigri Yaar
1984 Yaari Jatt Di Billo Veerendra
1987 Nazrana Sheetal Puri Rajesh Khanna
1990 Qurbani Jatt Di Jeeto/Preeto Gurdas Maan/Raj Babbar
1990 Aaj ka Arjun Mohan's wife Suresh Oberoi
1992 Mehindi Shagna Di


  1. ^ 23 October 2003.
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