Women are said to be the strongest pillars of the society. Every woman every day contributes to this world in some way or the other. From household chores to the biggest offices women have delivered the best performances in every sector. Even the space for that matter. The Entertainment industry is also no different. Talking about women in the entertainment industry Punjabi Industry also has some of the most inspiring women. On the occasion of International Women's Day Gabruu.com lists down 10 women to look up to in the Punjabi Industry.
If you have big dreams like these women then just know that - YOU CAN DO IT!
1. Miss Pooja
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A singer-an actor and a lot of other things. Miss Pooja has hits like Pasand, Sohnea, Second Hand Jawani, Bari Bari Barsi, Dimaag Kharab titled to her name. She is indeed an inspiration to many. Last year she created a world record of being the artist to have produced the most number of videos in the world. She has shot a total of 834 videos till date. Well, hats off to this inspo.
2. Neeru Bajwa
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Known as the Queen of the Punjabi Cinema Neeru Bajwa has inspired girls in so many ways. The actress who was born and raised in Cannada came all the way to India alone along with her dream of becoming an actor. She began her career with the 2003 Indian soap opera Hari Mirch Lal Mirch and then continued doing TV series before moving on to movies. On 2004 she made her Pollywood debut with the movie Asa Nu Maan Watan Da and ever since she has been giving only blockbusters. No Wonder she bears the crown of the Punjabi cinema.
3. Neha Kakkar
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If you still remember Neha Kakkar was a contestant on the second season of the singing reality show Indian Idol. Although she didn't win the competition, she went on to win the world with her talent. She even appeared on the Comedy Circus Ke Taansen
in 2014. The singer has become so big that every Bollywood movie that releases is sure to have one of her songs. And they are always a hit. What an Inspiration really!
4. Sonam Bajwa
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Sonam Bajwa who made her Punjabi debut in 2013 with the movie Best Of Luck but she rose to fame a year later with the movie Punjab 1984. Ever since her debut she has been the choice of every filmmaker. One of the hottest actresses of the industry Sonam did two movies in 2016 and both of them were a hit. Last year she did three Punjabi movies and all of them were a blockbuster. She is titled as a Bolckbuster Queen of the Punjab Industry. Go Girl!
5. Sunanda Sharma
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Although Sunanda Sharma's debut song was Billi Akh, she became a sensation with her song Patake which released in the year 2016. Her career then took off like a jet and she hasn't looked back ever since. Last year she made everyone dance to her song 'Jaani Tera Naam' and she will soon be seen on the silver screen as well. Sunanda will be seen alongside Diljit Dosanjh in her debut Punjabi movie Sajjan Singh Rangroot which is due to release on March 23. Truly inspiring!
6. Nimrat Khaira
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It is not always easy to pursue your dreams but if you believe in yourself and keep working hard for it, you can do wonders. Nimrat Khaira is a perfect example of this. The singer participated in the season 3 of singing reality show Voice of Punjab with the dream of becoming a singer. And she achieved it. She is now one of the most celebrated female singers of the Industry. Clap clap!
7. Jasmine Sandlas
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When in a foreign land this Punjabi Muttiyaar found solace in her language and culture. Though her family had moved to the US, Jasmine Sandlas started making music and writing songs in Punjabi. She has always tried to relay a message via her songs. The singer is known for her bold personality and her outspoken nature. And all this has inspired a lot of girls around the world.
8. Sargun Mehta
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Sargun Mehta is also one of those actors who started their acting career with TV Series. After doing a few TV shows she moved on to movies. Her Debut into the Punjabi Cinema was with the 2015 hit movie Angrej. Her acting in the movie was appreciated by everyone and immediately the next year she gave another blockbuster Love Punjab. She went on to win Filmfare Punjabi Best Actress for the movie. Sargun has done four movies in three years and none of them is a flop. Now that is Extraordinary!
9. Sara Gurpal
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This diva has always inspired us in many ways. It is not only in her art but speaks them out as well. Apart from being a great model, she has always been vocal about the evil things going on in the society. Whether it is rape, terrorism, child sex abuse, gender inequality she always speaks her mind out. Also she is not only a model but an actor and a singer now. Bravo!
10. Himanshi Khurana
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Himanshi Khurana is also one of the best actors the Punjabi Industry has. Although she hasn't acted in any movie for a really long time, her acting skills are on point in all the music videos she features. The diva can also be called as the queen of Punjabi Music Videos. Also she is soon going to make her singing debut so nothing but....Inspo and goals!
Salute to all the women and all of you women reading this. Gabruu.com wishes each one of you a very Happy International Women's Day.