A melting pot of various talents, the Punjabi film industry is full of super-talented artists and celebrities who are leaving their imprints in the global space. Here are five such celebrities from our Punjabi film industry!
- Gippy Grewal:
Punjabi actor, singer, producer, and director, Gippy Grewal is a renowned face across the globe for his artistic acumen and down-to-earth nature.
Grewal started his professional journey as a singer with Chakkh Lai which was produced by Aman Hayer and later made his film debut in a supporting role in the Punjabm film, Mel Karade Rabba (2010).
He wore the director’s hat for the first time for the movie Ardaas (2016) and ever since then, he is surpassing benchmarks with engaging content and proficient acting.
Canadian-born Indian actress, Neeru Bajwa started her career in 1998 with Dev Anand’s Bollywood film Main Solah Baras Ki and then moved on to working in Indian soap operas and Punjabi films.
Her Punjabi films like Mel Karade Rabba (2010), Jihne Mera Dil Lutteya (2011), Jatt & Juliett (2012), Sardaar Ji (2015), Jindua (2017), and Uda Aida (2019) has garnered her a lot of appreciation and fame.
She marked her debut as a producer with the movie Channo Kamli Yaar Di (2016) and her directorial debut with the movie Sargi (2017). Bajwa has recently been blessed with two twins, Aalia and Aakira Kaur Jawandha.
Binnu Dhillon has been in the Punjabi film industry since a long time now and needless to say, he has carved a niche with his happy-go-lucky personality and talent.
Dhillon began his career as a Bhangra performer and eventually paved his way to the television industry followed by the silver screen.
He also ventured into production with the movie Bailaras and also produced Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan’ in collaboration with A & A Advisors. Needless to say, he has proved his mettle in all the bowls he has dipped his fingers in!
Another super-talented actor of the Punjabi film industry, Rana Ranbir has a rich theater experience which evidently translates in his acting skills on the silver screen.
Ranbir has an array of blockbuster movies to his credit such as Munde UK De (2009), Kabaddi Once Again (2012), Jatt & Juliet (2012), Carry on Jatta (2012), Oye Hoye Pyaar Hogya (2013), Manje Bistre (2017), and Ardaas Karaan (2019).
Not only this, Ranbir has also been globally recognized for his fine writing and directorial skills.
Indian model, actress and television host, Sargun Mehta has a lot of awards and accolades in her kitty for her prolific acting skills, hard working approach, and dedication towards the Punjabi film industry.
She took the professional plunge by began acting in theatre productions in her college, and later ventured into television roles, having made her screen debut in 2009 with Zee TV’s 12/24 Karol Bagh.
She also hosted the dance reality show Boogie Woogie Kids Championship. Some of her critically acclaimed movies include Love Punjab (2016), Lahoriye (2017), and Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh (2019).