Neeru Bajwa (born 26 August 1982) is an Indo-Canadian actress, director and producer who has mainly worked in Punjabi and Hindi films. She started her career in 1998 with Dev Anand's Bollywood film Main Solah Baras Ki and then moved on to working in Hindi soap operas and Punjabi-language films.
|Born||26 August 1980|
|Years active||1998 – present|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (165 cm)|
|Relatives||Rubina Bajwa (sister)|
Bajwa started her career in Indian soap operas in 2005 with Hari Mirchi Lal Mirchi on DD1 before moving on to Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani on Zee TV followed by Jeet on Star Plus and then Guns and Roses on Star One.
In January 2013, Bajwa appeared in the multi-starer Punjabi film Saadi Love Story, produced by Jimmy Sheirgill productions, directed by Dheeraj Rattan and starring Diljit Dosanjh, Amrinder Gill, and Surveen Chawla. She paired up opposite Diljit Dosanjh again in the film Jatt and Juliet 2 which broke all the previous opening day collection records for Punjabi cinema. In August 2013, her film, Naughty Jatts was released in which she featured along with Binnu Dhillon, Arya Babbar and Roshan Prince. The movie got mixed reviews from critics.
Bajwa debuted as a director in 2017 with the Punjabi movie Sargi, which stars her sister Rubina Bajwa in the leading role alongside Jassi Gill and Babbal Rai. She also owns a production company called Neeru Bajwa Entertainment. In November 2019, Bajwa starrer and produced film Beautiful Billo went on floors, in which she will be sharing the screen with her sister Rubina Bajwa. Since April 2021, Bajwa is hosting a Punjabi show Jazba.
In her documentary film Bollywood Bound, Bajwa admits to being a high school drop out who had little interest in studies and was always inspired by the glamour of Bollywood, so she moved to Mumbai to fulfill her dreams.
|1998||Main Solah Baras Ki||Tina||Hindi|
|2004||Asa Nu Maan Watna Da||Neeru (as Arshveer Bajwa)||Punjabi|
|2006||Dil Apna Punjabi||Laadi||Punjabi|
|2009||Munde U.K. De||Reet Brar||Punjabi|
|2010||Mel Karade Rabba||Seerat Randhawa||Punjabi|
|2011||Jihne Mera Dil Luteya||Noor Bajwa||Punjabi|
|Miley Naa Miley Hum||Manjeet Ahluwalia||Hindi|
|2012||Pata Nahi Rabb Kehdeyan Rangan Ch Raazi||Simran||Punjabi|
|Jatt & Juliet||Pooja||Punjabi|
|Pinky Moge Wali||Pinky||Punjabi|
|2013||Saadi Love Story||Special Appearance (Tanya)||Punjabi|
|Special 26||Special appearance in song "Gore Mukhde Pe Zulfen Di Chaava"||Hindi|
|Jatt & Juliet 2||Pooja||Punjabi|
|Naughty Jatts||Simmi Khera||Punjabi|
|Ronde Saare Vyah Picho||Manpreet Kaur, Mannu, Monika, Munni||Punjabi|
|2014||Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar||prabhjeet||Punjabi|
|Aa Gaye Munde U.K. De||Disha Dhillion||Punjabi|
|Proper Patola||Preeti, Jeeti (Double Role)||Punjabi|
|2016||Channo Kamli Yaar Di||Channo||Punjabi|
|Aate Di Chidi||Eliza||Punjabi|
|2021||Paani Ch Madhaani||Punjabi|||
|Phatte Dinde Chakk Punjabi||Punjabi|||
|2021||Shava Ni Girdhari Lal||Punjabi|||
|2017||Sargi||Jassi Gill, Babbal Rai, Karamjit Anmol, Rubina Bajwa||Debut|
|2003||Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani||Kiran|
|2004-2005||Guns & Roses||Divya|
|2005||Hari Mirchi Lal Mirchi||Rinku|
|2006||Nach Baliye 1||Contestant|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2011||Mel Karade Rabba||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Critics Best Actress||Won|
|2012||Jihne Mera Dil Luteya||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|2013||Jatt & Juliet||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|2013||Pinky Moge Wali||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2014||Jatt & Juliet 2||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|2015||Aa Gaye Munde U.K. De||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2015||Proper Patola||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2016||Sardaarji||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2017||Channo Kamli Yaar Di||Filmfare Awards Punjabi||Best Actress-Critics||Won|
|2018||Jindua||Filmfare Awards Punjabi, PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress, Best Actress-Critics||Nominated|
|2019||Laung Laachi||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
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- Sharma, Aabhas (21 June 2013). "Jatt di film". Business Standard. Archived from the original on 7 October 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- Jha, Shefali S (29 May 2012). "If asked to do 'Prince' today, I would not: Neeru Bajwa". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 27 February 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
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- Ballewood. "Jatt and Juliet 2 smashes Box office". Ballewood.in. Archived from the original on 6 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
- Ballewood. "Naughty Jatts – Review". Ballewood.in. Archived from the original on 5 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
- "Sargi Punjabi Movie Review – Jassi Gill, Babbal Rai, Rubina Bajwa | Plot, Story". All About Movies. 24 February 2017. Archived from the original on 11 April 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- "Raghveer Boli joins the cast of Neeru Bajwa's 'Beautiful Billo'". The Times of India. 25 November 2019. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
- Sheetal (12 April 2021). "Neeru Bajwa turns host for a new Punjabi show Jazba". Tribune. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
- Townend, Paul. "Bollywood Bound Movie Review". Canadian Independent Film & Television Publishing Association. Retrieved 1 May 2002.
- "Neeru Bajwa gives a kiss of love to hubby Harry Jawandha on his birthday". The Times of India. 19 October 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
- "Once in a lifetime..." Trinuneindia News Service. 13 February 2016. Archived from the original on 7 October 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- "Neeru Bajwa blessed with twin girls Alia and Akira". The Times of India. 11 February 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
- "Laung Laachi Movie Cast, Crew Details". DeeduKnowAll. Archived from the original on 8 March 2018. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
- "Paani Ch Madhani". timesofindia.
- "Gippy Grewal and Neeru Bajwa starrer 'Phatte Dinde Chakk Punjabi' goes on the floor". Times of India. 27 October 2020.
- "Himanshi Khurana starts shooting for her Punjabi film Shava Ni Girdhari Lal, directed by Gippy Grewal". India TV News. 3 April 2021. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
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