Sonam Bajwa Biography – an Indian Actress who works in Punjabi films

Sonampreet Bajwa, popularly known as Sonam Bajwa, is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Punjabi films. After participating in the 2012 Femina Miss India contest, Bajwa made her acting debut with the Punjabi film Best Of Luck and made her Tamil film debut with Kappal.

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Real Name: Sonampreet Bajwa
Profession: Indian actress
Birthplace: Nainital, Uttar Pradesh, India
(now in Uttrakhand)
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Age: 33

Sonampreet Bajwa (born 16 August 1989), popularly known as Sonam Bajwa, is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Punjabi films. After participating in the 2012 Femina Miss India contest, Bajwa made her acting debut with the Punjabi film Best Of Luck (2013) and made her Tamil film debut with Kappal. Bajwa is a recipient of one PTC Punjabi Film Award.

Bajwa established herself as a leading actor in Punjabi films with successful films such as Punjab 1984 (2014), Sardaar Ji 2 (2016), Nikka Zaildar (2016), Manje Bistre (2017), Nikka Zaildar 2 (2017), Carry on Jatta 2 (2018), Guddiyan Patole (2019), Ardab Mutiyaran (2019) and Honsla Rakh (2021). She made her Telugu film debut with Aatadukundam Raa (2016).

Sonam Bajwa Biography
Sonam Bajwa Biography

Bajwa won the PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Ardab Mutiyaran. She has also received two Filmfare Awards Punjabi – Best Actress nominations for Manje Bistre and Nikka Zaildar 2.

Sonam Bajwa Biography
Sonampreet Bajwa

16 August 1989 (age 33)

Nainital, Uttar Pradesh, India
(now in Uttrakhand)
Alma mater University of Delhi
  • Actress
Years active 2013–present
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)

Early life (Sonam Bajwa Biography)

Bajwa was born on 16 August 1989 in Nainital in a Punjabi family. She completed her graduation from Delhi University. She moved to Mumbai in 2012 and participated in the Femina Miss India contest. Bajwa then became an air hostess, but later quit it to pursue a career in acting.


Bajwa made her acting debut with Best Of Luck in 2013 alongside Gippy Grewal and Jazzy B. In 2014, she worked in Punjab 1984 opposite Diljit Dosanjh. She made her Tamil film debut with Kappal opposite Vaibhav the same year.

Bajwa had four films in 2016 – Sardaar Ji 2 opposite Diljit Dosanjh, Nikka Zaildar opposite Ammy VirkBorn to Be King opposite Ateesh Randev, and her Telugu debut Aatadukundam Raa opposite Sushanth. In 2017, she appeared opposite Gippy Grewal in Manje Bistre, opposite Dosanjh Super Singh, and opposite Ammy Virk in Nikka Zaildar 2. In 2018, she appeared in Carry on Jatta 2, opposite Grewal.

Bajwa worked in five. films in 2019. She worked in Guddiyan Patole opposite Gurnam Bhullar, Muklawa opposite Virk, Singham opposite Parmish Verma, Ardab Mutiyaran opposite Ajay Sarkaria, and Bala opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. She won the PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Actress for Ardab Mutiyaran. In 2020, she appeared in Jinde Meriye opposite Parmish Verma and in Street Dancer 3D opposite Varun Dhawan. In 2021, she appeared opposite Virk in Puaada and opposite Dosanjh in Honsla Rakh.

In 2022, she played the lead opposite Gurnam Bhullar in Mai Vyah Nahi Karona Tere Naal, opposite Virk in Sher Bagga, opposite Ajay Sarkaria in Jind Mahi, and opposite Vaibhav in Kaatteri.

Personal life and media image

Bajwa is considered among the most popular actor in Punjabi cinema. Bajwa is also known for her fashion sense and styling. For her film, Guddiyan Patole, Bajwa was the highest-paid actor, receiving more than her male counterparts.

Bajwa became the Chandigarh Times’ Most Desirable Woman thrice in 2016, 2017, and 2019. She also ranked 2nd in 2018 and 4th in 2020 on the same list. In the Times’ 50 Most Desirable Woman list, Bajwa ranked 44th in 2019. She is a celebrity endorser for brands including Moofarm and Americana biscuits.

Sonam_Bajwa with her Family
Sonam Bajwa with her Family

Although a Punjabi, in 2017, Bajwa announced on social media, that she follows Jesus, but has not converted to Christianity. She stated, “I follow Jesus but I am not a religious Christian.”

In a May 2023 interview, Bajwa said that she turned down several Bollywood films requiring her to do ‘kissing scenes’ concerned over the effect they might have on her image in Punjab and her family.

Filmography (Sonam Bajwa Biography)


Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Notes
2013 Best Of Luck Simran Punjabi
2014 Punjab 1984 Jeeti
Kappal Deepika Tamil
2015 Sardaar Ji Herself Punjabi Special appearance in song “Veervaar”
2016 Sardaar Ji 2 Diljyot
Babu Bangaram Herself Telugu Special appearance in the song “Dhandame Ettukuntam”
Aatadukundam Raa Shruthi
Nikka Zaildar Manraaj Kaur Punjabi
Born to Be King Preet
2017 Manje Bistre Rano
Super Singh Twinkle
Nikka Zaildar 2 Roop Kaur
2018 Carry on Jatta 2 Meet
2019 Guddiyan Patole Kashmeer “Kash” Kaur
Muklawa Taaro
Shadaa Herself Special appearance in song, “Tommy”
Singham Dr. Nikki
Ardab Mutiyaran Babbu Bains Bansal
Bala Swasti Hindi
2020 Jinde Meriye Rehmat Punjabi
Street Dancer 3D Pammi Kaur Chaddha Hindi
2021 Puaada Raunak Punjabi
Honsla Rakh Jasmine
2022 Mai Vyah Nahi Karona Tere Naal Mannat
Sher Bagga Gulaab Kaur
Jind Mahi Lakhwinder “Laddo” Kaur
Kaatteri Shwetha Tamil
2023 Godday Godday Chaa Rani Punjabi
Carry on Jatta 3 Meet
Sonam Bajwa Biography
Sonam Bajwa Biography


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

Music videos

Year Song Artist Director Label
2020 Jatti Jeoni Morh Wargi Sidhu Moose Wala Agam Mann White Hill Music
2020 Surma Diljit Dosanjh Arvindr Khaira Sony Music India
2021 Brown Shortie Sidhu Moose Wala Sukh Sanghera Sidhu Moose Wala

Awards and Nominations (Sonam Bajwa Biography)

Year Award Category Film Result
2014 4th PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Female Debut Best of Luck Nominated
2017 7th PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Sardaar Ji 2 Nominated
1st Filmfare Awards Punjabi Best Actress Nikka Zaildar Nominated
2018 2nd Filmfare Awards Punjabi Manje Bistre Nominated
Nikka Zaildar 2 Nominated
Best Actress – Critics Nominated
8th PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Actress Super Singh Nominated
2019 9th PTC Punjabi Film Awards Carry On Jatta 2 Nominated
2020 10th PTC Punjabi Film Awards Ardab Mutiyaran Won
2022 11th PTC Punjabi Film Awards Mai Vyah Nahi Karona Tere Naal Nominated
Popular Jodi of The Year(with Gurnam Bhullar) Won
Popular Jodi of The Year(with Diljit Dosanjh) Honsla Rakh Nominated

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