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Sonam Bajwa is a model-turned-actress who predominantly works in Punjabi and South Indian cinema. She was one of the participants in Femina Miss India 2012 and made her on-screen debut with the Punjabi film Best Of Luck in 2012.

Full NameSonampreet Kaur Bajwa
Profession(s)Model, Actress, Former Air Stewardess
Famous Role'Jeeti' in Punjab 1984
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
DebutFilm (Punjabi): Best of Luck (2013) as 'Simran'
Film (Tamil): Kappal (2014) as 'Deepika'
Film (Telugu): Aatadukundam Raa (2016) as 'Hanju'
Film (Bollywood): Bala (2019) special appearence in the song 'Nah Goriye'
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 August 1989 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2019)30 Years
BirthplaceNanakmatta, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand, India
Zodiac signLeo
HometownNanakmatta, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand, India
SchoolJaycees Public School, Rudrapur
College/UniversityDelhi University
Educational QualificationGraduate
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesTravelling, Dancing, Shopping
Tattoo(s)Sonam has got 'Jesus' tattoo inked on her left hand's ring finger.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsKL Rahul (Cricketer; Rumoured)
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (Teacher)
Mother- Ritu Bajwa (Teacher)
SiblingsBrother- Jaideep Bajwa (Twin Brother)
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Ice-creamMango Ice-cream
Actor(s)Aamir Khan, John Abraham, Fawad Khan
SingerLady Gaga
Film(s)Taare Zameen Par (2007), The Holiday (2006)
Song‘Aane Wala Pal Jane Wala Hai’ from the film “Gol Maal” (1979)
Quote“Winning doesn’t always mean coming 1st, it means you have done better than before.” by Bonnie Blair
SportsmanM. S. Dhoni
App(s)Instagram, Snapchat

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonam Bajwa

  • Sonam Bajwa was born into a middle-class family in Nanakmatta, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand.
  • She was inclined towards modelling from a very young age. She wanted to become Miss India.
  • After completing her graduation, Sonam briefly worked as an air hostess.
  • In 2012, she participated in Femina Miss India beauty pageant. Although she couldn’t win the competition, she was one of the finalists in it.
  • After participating in the contest, Sonam received an offer to play the role of ‘Simran’ in the Punjabi film “Best Of Luck” (2013).
  • She rose to fame after playing the role of ‘Jeeti’ in the Punjabi film “Punjab 1984.”
  • Sonam has worked in many popular Punjabi films like “Nikka Zaildar,” “Manje Bistre,” “Carry on Jatta 2,” “Guddiyan Patole,” and “Muklawa.”
  • In 2019, she featured in the song ‘Naah Goriye’ from the film “Bala.”
  • Apart from films, she has also featured in many TV commercials of brands like “Monte Carlo,” “Dish TV,” and “Garnier Fructis.”
  • Sonam is an ardent follower of Jesus.
  • She was born into a Sikh family and was believed to have been converted to Christianity. However, she later cleared that although she followed Jesus, she was not a religious Christian.
  • Sonam, during an interview, was once asked to reveal one thing that she would never do for any work assignment, to which, she replied,
    I’ll never do a kissing scene for any film, even if it is for a Hindi film. In fact, that’s one of the reasons why I have not been doing Hindi films…because every second film in Bollywood has a requirement of a kissing scene.”
  • Sonam was earlier shortlisted to play the role of ‘Mohini’ in the Bollywood film “Happy New Year.” However, the role later went to Deepika Padukone.
  • Sonam is very particular about her fitness and follows a strict workout regimen.
  • She is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog, Simba.
  • She shares a great bond with the Indian actress, Kaajal Jain.
  • Her first paycheque was of Rs. 8500, which she had earned by doing a modelling assignment.
  • Sonam Bajwa was earlier mistaken to be a relative of the Punjabi actress, Neeru Bajwa. However, she later revealed that she was not related to Neeru at all.
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