Every year on February 13, India celebrates ‘National Women’s Day’. It is celebrated on the birth anniversary of ‘the Nightingale of India’ – Sarojini Naidu.
Sarojini Naidu was an eminent personality during ‘ Indian Independence movement’. She was an Indian activist and Feminist poet. She was the first female governor of Independent India and was appointed as ‘Governor of Uttar Pradesh’ on August 15, 1947. Also, the first Indian woman President of Indian National Congress. Her famous literary works are – The Golden Threshold (1905), The Bird of Time (1912), The Sceptred Flute (1928) and The Feather of the Dawn (1961). Moreover, She was awarded with Title’Kaisar-i-Hind’ by the British Government but later she returned the medal after ‘Jallianwala Bagh’ massacre. She Achieved the Title‘Bharat Kokila’ by Mahatma Gandhi for her poems. Additionally, India celebrates ‘National Women’s Day’ on her birthday for empowering women’s of India through her life.
So, on the occasion of ‘National Women’s Day’,
Let’s see the achievements of 5 ‘Punjabi Actresses’ in Indian Cinema.
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1. Divya Dutta
Divya Dutta is an Indian actress. She was born on 25 September 1977 in Ludhiana, Punjab. She has worked in many Bollywood and Pollywood films and in Indian Web series too. Besides, She also had Cameo appearances in a Tamil film and a Nepali Film- ‘Basanti’ (2000). Her debut Bollywood film was ‘ Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna’ (1994). Her work in Famous Bollywood films are ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, ‘Delhi-6’, ‘Veer-Zaara’, ‘Aaja Nachle’, ‘Special-26’, ‘Welcome to Sajjanpur’, ‘Iraada’, ‘Manto’, ‘Baghban’, ‘Lootera’ etc.
Additionally, She worked in famous Web series such as ‘Special OPS’ (2020) and in ‘Hostages’ (2020) streamed on OTT platform ‘Hotstar’. She won ‘National Film Award’in 2018 for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for her film ‘Irada’. She won 2 IIFA Awards for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for her films ‘Delhi-6’ and ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’. Also, won ‘Filmfare OTT Award’in 2020 for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for the web series ‘Special OPS’.
2. Gul Panag
Gul Panag is an Indian actress, model and a politician. She was born as ‘Gulkirat Kaur Panag’ on January 3, 1979. Her birthplace is Chandigarh, India. Furthermore, She worked in Bollywood films, Punjabi films, TV serials and Indian Web series too. Her debut film in Bollywood was ‘Dhoop’ (2003) in which she worked with Famous Bollywood stars such as ‘Om Puri’ and ‘Revathi’. She worked in famous Bollywood films such as Dor (2006), Manorama Six Feet Under (2007) and Rann (2010).
Plus, She was a lead actress in Blockbuster Punjabi film ‘Sikander’ (2013). Also, she worked in two Popular web series of ‘Amazon Prime’. The web series is ‘The Family Man’ (2019)and ‘Pataal Lok’ (2020). She won ‘Zee Cine Critics Award’ for Best Actress in 2007 for her film ‘Dor’ and was also nominated for the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in 2020 for the web series ‘Paatal Lok’.
3. Suvreen Chawla
Suvreen Chawla is an Indian actress. She was born on August 1, 1984. Her birthplace is Chandigarh, India. She is a dancer too and participated in dancing Reality Show such as ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 9’. Along with Bollywood and Pollywood; she worked in Tamil, Kannada and Telugu films too. She also worked in Hindi Tv serials and in Web series. Her debut Bollywood film was ‘Hum Tum Shabana’ (2011). Her famous Bollywood Films are ‘Ugly’ (2013), ‘Hate Story 2’ (2014) and ‘Parched’ (2015).
She also worked in two web series ‘Haq Se’ (2018) streamed on OTT platform ‘ALT Balaji’ and in Season 2 of ‘ Sacred Games’ (2019) streamed on ‘Netflix’. Her film ‘Parched‘ was a women-centric film and her role of ‘Bijli’ was appreciated by many Critics. She won ‘Best Actress’ award at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles in 2016.
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4. Mahie Gill
Mahie Gill is an Indian actress. She was born on 19 December 1975 in Chandigarh, India. Her real name is Rimpy Kaur Gill. Her debut Bollywood film was ‘Khoya Khoya Chand’ (2007). She worked in famous Bollywood films such as Dev.D (2009), Dabangg (2010), Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster (2011), Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns (2013) and in Paan Singh Tomar (2012). She won Filmfare award of ‘Best Actress’ (Critics) for her film ‘Dev.D’.
In 2013, She also won BIGStar Entertainment Award of ‘Most Entertaining Actor’ for her Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns. Moreover, She also worked in Web series ‘1962-The War in the Hills’ (2021) streamed on OTT platform ‘Hotstar’.
5. Mehreen Pirzada
Mehreen Kaur Pirzada was born in Bathinda, Punjab. She is an Indian actress. She also worked in Bollywood and Pollywood films but her most of the work is seen in Tamil and Telugu movies. Along with this, she also worked in Hindi Tv serials and in a Web series too.
Her debut Bollywood film was ‘Phillauri’ (2017) starred with famous Bollywood personalities such as ‘Anushka Sharma’ and ‘Diljit Dosanjh’. Her Punjabi debut film was ‘DSP Dev’ (2019) starred with famous Pollywood actor ‘Dev Kharoud’. In 2018, she won ‘Santosham Film Award’ of ‘Best Actress’ for her Telugu Film ‘Mahanubhavudu’.
In 2019, she was also nominated in 66th‘Filmfare Awards South’ for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ of Telugu Film ‘Kavacham’.
So, that was all about ‘Punjabi Actresses’ who are brightly shining in Bollywood too. This ‘National Women’s Day’ you can watch Women Centric Films of these Actresses. I would recommend you to watch ‘Parched’ film of Surveen Chawla which is available on YouTube too.
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