Sonam Bajwa

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Sonam Bajwa
Sonam Bajwa (cropped).jpg
Bajwa promotiing her film Super Singh in 2017
Born
Sonampreet Bajwa[1]

(1989-08-16) 16 August 1989 (age 33)[2]
EducationUniversity of Delhi
Occupation
  • Air hostess
  • model
  • actress
Years active2013–present
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)[1]

Sonampreet Bajwa (born 16 August 1989) is an Indian model and actress who predominantly appears in Punjabi language films, alongside few Hindi films.[3][4] She participated in the Femina Miss India contest in 2012. Sonam Bajwa started her acting career in 2013 with the Punjabi film Best Of Luck. She played the leading female role in the 2014 film Punjab 1984.[5] She won the PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actress in 2020 for Ardab Mutiyaran.[6]

Early life and career[edit]

Bajwa was born on 16 August 1989 in Nainital and is a Punjabi.[2][7] She studied at Delhi University. She moved to Mumbai in 2012, she participated in the Femina Miss India contest. She became an air hostess and pursued a career in acting.[5][1]

She debuted with the Punjabi film Best Of Luck (2013) and played the female lead in period drama Punjab 1984 (2014).[5][8] She has also appeared in Tamil romantic comedy Kappal in 2014.[9]

She was nominated for the PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actress award for Carry on Jatta 2 in 2019[10] and won it in 2020 for Ardab Mutiyaran.[6]

Media[edit]

Bajwa was ranked at No. 1 in the Chandigarh Times Most Desirable Woman in 2016,[11] at No. 1 in 2017,[12] at No. 2 in 2018,[13] at No. 1 in 2019,[14] at No. 4 in 2020.[15]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2013 Best Of Luck Simran Punjabi Punjabi debut
2014 Punjab 1984 Jeeti Punjabi
Kappal Deepika Tamil Tamil debut
2015 Sardaar Ji Herself Punjabi Special appearance in song "Veervaar"
2016 Sardaar Ji 2 Diljyot Punjabi
Babu Bangaram Herself Telugu Special appearance in song "Dhandame Ettukuntam"[16]
Aatadukundam Raa Shruthi Telugu Telugu debut
Nikka Zaildar Manraj Kaur Punjabi
Born to Be King Preet Punjabi
2017 Manje Bistre Rano Punjabi
Super Singh Twinkle Punjabi
Nikka Zaildar 2 Roop Kaur Punjabi
2018 Carry on Jatta 2 Meet Punjabi Nominated, PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Actress[10]
2019 Guddiyan Patole Kash aka Kashmir Kaur Punjabi
Muklawa Taaro Punjabi
Shadaa Herself Punjabi Special appearance in song, "Tommy"
Singham Dr. Nikki Punjabi
Ardab Mutiyaran Babbu Bains Punjabi Won, PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Actress[6]
Bala Herself Hindi Special appearance in the song "Naah Goriye"
2020 Jinde Meriye Rehmat Punjabi
Street Dancer 3D[17] Herself Hindi Special appearance in the song "Sip Sip 2.0"
2021 Puaada Raunak Punjabi [18]
Honsla Rakh Jasmine Punjabi [19]
2022 Mai Vyah Nahi Karona Tere Naal Mannat Punjabi [20]
Sher Bagga Gulaab Kaur Punjabi [21]
Jind Mahi Lakhwinder Kaur "Laddo" Punjabi [22][23]
Kaatteri Shalini Tamil

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2021 Dil Diyan Gallan Host Punjabi A Zee Punjabi Show

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Artist Director Label
2020 Surma Diljit Dosanjh Arvindr Khaira Sony Music India
2021 Brown Shortie Sidhu Moosewala Sukh Sanghera Sidhu Moosewala

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sonampreet Bajwa Profile". Times Internet. Archived from the original on 27 October 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Sonam Bajwa thanks everyone for the birthday wishes, says she is blessed beyond measure". The Times of India. 17 August 2020. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  3. ^ Vashist, Neha (13 August 2021). "Sonam Bajwa: 5 characters that prove she is the most versatile actress in Pollywood". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  4. ^ "Sonam Bajwa's all black look gets the netizens hooked". The Times of India. 12 November 2021. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  5. ^ a b c Rinku Gupta (26 November 2014). "Punjabi model turns Tamil bride". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  6. ^ a b c "PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2020: Here's What The Winners Have To Say". PTC Punjabi. 4 July 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  7. ^ Rinku Gupta (26 November 2014). "Sonam's dreams come true". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Happy Birthday Sonam Bajwa: Her 10 Jaw-Dropping Pictures That You Shouldn't Miss". PTC Punjabi. 16 August 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  9. ^ Srinivasan, Sudhir (25 December 2014). "This Kappal doesn't sink". The Hindu. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  10. ^ a b "PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2019: Here's The Full List Of Nominations". PTC Punjabi. 10 March 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  11. ^ "Chandigarh Most Desirable Women". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  12. ^ "Chandigarh Times Most Desirable Woman 2017: Sonam Bajwa". The Times of India. 5 April 2018. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  13. ^ Nijher, Jaspreet (5 February 2019). "Chandigarh Times most desirable woman 2018: Meenakshi Chaudhary". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  14. ^ Nijher, Jaspreet (4 March 2020). "Sonam Bajwa is Chandigarh Times Most Desirable Woman 2019". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  15. ^ "Hotties who rule Punjab as Chandigarh Times Most Desirable Women 2020 - Times of India". The Times of India. 3 June 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  16. ^ "Punjabi actor Sonam Bajwa to do a song in Venkatesh's Babu Bangaram". Hindustan Times. 17 March 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  17. ^ "Prabhu Deva-Varun Dhawan's 'Street Dancer' posters out, to be India's biggest dance movie". The New Indian Express. 6 February 2019. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
  18. ^ "Ammy Virk-Sonam Bajwa's Puaada to hit theatres in August". Indian Express. 26 July 2021. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  19. ^ "Pics of Shehnaaz Gill from 'Honsla Rakh' wrap up party are winning the internet". Times of India. 2 April 2021. Retrieved 2 April 2021.
  20. ^ "The shoot of Sonam Bajwa and Gurnam Bhullar's 'Main Viyah Ni Karona Tere Naal' resumes". The Times of India. 10 November 2020. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  21. ^ "Sher Bagga: Ammy Virk and Sonam Bajwa roped in for another Punjabi film". Times of India. 24 June 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2022.
  22. ^ "Jind Mahi Movie Poster Released Feat. Sonam Bajwa & Ajay Sarkaria". Punjabi Front.
  23. ^ "Jind Mahi Punjabi Movie Announcement Starring Sonam Bajwa & Ajay Sarkaria". abcFRY.com.

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