Sonam Bajwa: Age, Marriage, Movies, NetWorth



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Known for her fashion sense, Sonam Bajwa is an established Punjabi actress. Stepping into the spotlight through the Femina Miss India 2012 contest, she soon set her sights on acting. Sonam made her acting debut with the Punjabi film “Best Of Luck” in 2013. Apart from Pollywood, she has also worked in Tamil and Telugu films. Although a private person, but her name has been linked to various Punjabi celebrities. She has been listed as the Most Desirable Woman by Chandigarh Times multiple times. This article will give you an insight into her early life, career, and what she is or does beyond that. 

Sonam Bajwa Infobox

Category Detail
Real Name Sonampreet Bajwa
Profession Actress
Birth Date August 16, 1989
Height 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)
Zodiac Sign Leo
School Jaycees Public School
College Delhi University
Mother’s Name Ritu Bajwa
Father’s Name (Not publicly available)
Brother’s Name Jaideep Bajwa
Nationality Indian
Marital Status Unmarried
Likes Fashion, travel, fitness
Hobbies Dancing, spending time with family and friends

Personal Life in Brief

Personal Life in Brief

Bajwa was born into a middle-class family in Nainital, Uttrakhand, India. A little you know is that she became an air hostess before starting her career in acting. She likes staying fit, and for that, she follows a strict regime. 

Early Life

Born and brought up in a close-knit Punjabi Sikh family, her values and religious ethics are apparent in her public appearances. She has completed her professional education in hospitality at Dehli University. Then, in 2012, she participated in Femina Miss India in Mumbai and became an air hostess. However, she later quit her air hostess career to become an actor. Sonam Bajwa is a trendsetter when it comes to fashion. Her style sense has earned her recognition as a fashion icon.

Family and Friends

Sonam Family

Her parents named her Sonampreet Kaur Bajwa, and she spent most of her childhood in Punjab. She is very close to her family and often shares pictures and videos with them on social media. She is currently placed in Vancouver, Canada. Bajwa owns a pet dog, Simba, since she is an avid dog lover. Her charming personality makes her a friendly person.  Among her many friends, she shares a great bond with an Indian actor, Kaajal Jain.

Sonam Bajwa Acting Career

Her acting graph has shown immense growth and she is appreciated by one and all. Sonam Bajwa is popular for her stunning looks and impressive personality. She has become a household name in the entertainment industry. Along with movies, she has done modeling assignments and also worked in many commercial advertisements. Please take a look at the table below to know more about her debuts.

Category Debut
Modeling Assignment Femina Miss India 2012 (Femina Miss India Punjabi winner & 1st runner-up)
Hindi Film Not Acted in Hindi Films (as of March 8, 2024)
Punjabi Film Best Of Luck (2013)
Tamil Film Kappal
Telugu Film Aatadukundam Raa (2016)
Commercial Ads Monte Carlo, Garnier Fructis etc.

She is also a celebrity endorser for Moofarm and Americana biscuits brands. 

She is set to feature in many upcoming projects including “Nikka Zaildar 4,” “Kudi Haryane Val Di,” and “Ranna Ch Dhanna.”

Punjabi Hits of Sonam Bajwa

Carry on Jatta 3

In her career since 2013, she has given many commercial hits at the box office and critically acclaimed performances. Sonam Bajwa has worked with renowned Punjabi celebrities like Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanjh, Ammy Virk, Jazzy B, and others. 

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Movie Year Director Notable Co-stars
Punjab 1984 2014 Anurag Singh Diljit Dosanjh
Nikka Zaildar 2016 Manoj Sharma Ammy Virk
Carry On Jatta 2 2018 Smeep Kang Gippy Grewal
Ardab Mutiyaran (Award Winner) 2019 Maninder Kaur Ninja
Honsla Rakh 2021 Eeshwar Kapoor Diljit Dosanjh, Shehnaaz Gill

Apart from Bajwa’s Punjabi hit filmography, she has consistently shown her versatility in various Punjabi films like Sardaar Ji 2, Manje Bistre, Muklawa, Jinde Meriye, and her most recent releases like Godday Godday Chaa, Jind Mahi, and Sher Bagga.

Awards and Accolades

Awards and Accolades

Sonam Bajwa has been recognised for many of her performances in Punjabi cinema. She received nominations for Best Female Debut for her first film, Best of Luck, in 2014. Again, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress in Sardaar Ji 2, Nikka Zaildar 2, and Manje Bistre, respectively. Her acting skills were acknowledged by critics as well when she was nominated for Best Actress (Critics) for Nikka Zaildar 2. 

She continued to perform for audiences with nominations for Best Actress for films like Super Singh and Carry On Jatta 2. However, in 2020 she finally won the PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Actress in Ardab Mutiyaran.

Award Ceremony Year Category Film
PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2020 Best Actress Ardab Mutiyaran
11th PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2022 Popular Jodi of The Year (with Gurnam Bhullar) Mai Vyah Nahi Karona Tere Naal

She is known for her fashion sense, and it made her the Chandigarh Times’ most desirable woman for three consecutive years in 2016, 2017, and 2019.

Social Accounts

Sonam Bajwa actively posts on her Instagram handle and has an impressive 13.5 million followers. She posts about her work, her personal life, her visits, shooting clips, and many other things that she wants to share with her fans. Bajwa’s stunning pictures create headlines. Moreover, she takes advantage of her popularity and followers on Instagram to promote various brands.

Sonam Bajwa Salary and Networth

Sonam charges a whopping 2-3 crore for a movie and earns from brand endorsements, guest appearances, and ads. Her net worth is accounted to be $5 million, which is equivalent to around Rs. 40 crore.

Lesser Known Facts 

Sonam Bajwa Facts

  • Sonam’s first paycheck was 8500 rupees for her modeling assignment
  • She is an ardent follower of Jesus. She also got it tattooed on her left hand’s ring finger.
  • In the movie “Guddiyan Patole,” Sonam reportedly commanded the highest salary among all the actors, including her male counterparts.

Although Sonam Bajwa has received offers from Bollywood, she is choosing to be selective about her Hindi film debut.


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