Sonam Bajwa candidly explains why she is more than a pretty face.
Sonam Bajwa shared how she changed people’s perception of her by delivering two hit films in 2019.
Punjabi heartthrob, Sonam Bajwa’s Instagram handle is a treat for her fans. She often shares her stunning photos online, leaving netizens completely in awe. Not only that, Sonam is also a brilliant actress who has proven herself through hits like Guddiyan Patole and Ardab Mutiyaran. She recently opened up about the “pretty face” label she’s been given and how it’s changed that perception of her.
In an interview with Siddarth Kannan, Sonam Bajwa shared, “I want to do a lot as an actor, I haven’t been offered these kinds of scripts. If I look back on my background, a lot of people thought, ‘This is just a pretty face, she can’t even act People in the industry felt it and said it With all my heart I prayed and asked God to give me this movie that will move the people’s attention from my appearance towards my performance and it happened. I did Guddiyan Patole, Ardab Mutiyaran in 2019. Both films were commercially successful and people appreciated my work. They were centric films about women. It changed the course of cinema in Punjab and then I got respect as an actor, which I really wanted.
She added: “From here I have a lot to do. Over time, people get to know your true self. Because I don’t have an agenda I want to show this or that. I want to do theater all my life. Kooburati kitne time tak rahegi (How long will beauty last?). In our industry, for women, time passes much faster than for men.”
On the work side, Sonam participated in the Femina Miss India contest in 2012. She started her acting career in 2013 with the Punjabi film Best Of Luck. She played the lead female role in the 2014 film Punjab 1984 and won the PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actress in 2020 for Ardab Mutiyaran. She also appeared in the Tamil romantic comedy Kappal in 2014.
The actress recently joined Akshay Kumar, Disha Patani, Mouni Roy and Nora Fatehi for “The Entertainers” tour in the United States. Next, she has “Carry On Jatta 3” with Gippy Grewal in her pipeline. The film is directed by Smeep Kang and produced by Humble Motion Pictures. It is a sequel to Carry On Jatta 2 and also stars Gurpreet Ghuggi, Binnu Dhillon, Nasir Chinyoti, Jaswinder Bhalla among others.
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