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Banita Sandhu

Banita Sandhu is a Welsh actress who works in Indian films. She entered the film industry with the Shoojit Sircar-directed movie in October 2018. Later, Banita went on to act in films such as Adithya Varma, Eternal Beauty, Sardar Udham, and Mother Teresa & Me.

The actress has also been featured in television series such as Painting Humanity, Pandora, and Bridgerton. Banita has a massive fan following on social media platforms with 7,87,000 followers on Facebook and 5,18,000 followers on Instagram.

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Banita Sandhu Physical Stats

Full NameBanita Sandhu
Birth PlaceCaerleon, Wales
Date Of Birth22 June 1997
Age26 years
Height5 feet 6 inches
Weight50 Kg
Eye color Dark brown
Hair ColorBlack
Zodiac signCancer
QualificationsGraduation in English Literature with Film Studies
FatherNot Known
MotherNot Known
ProfessionIndian actress
Net worth$5 million

Banita Sandhu Family

Banita has Punjabi roots as her grandparents migrated to Britain from Punjab after the Second World War. The actress’s father and mother were born there and Banita and her sister Devina were brought up in a middle-class family in Caerleon.

Banita Sandhu Relationships

Ever since Banita appeared in Indo-Canadian singer AP Dhillon’s music video ‘With You’, rumors started circulating that the actress is dating the singer. The music video was a compilation of the video clips shot by the couple during their holiday.

The chemistry between the two was so strong that it sparked rumors of their relationship. Later, on 16th August 2023, AP Dhillon was spotted along with Banita at the premiere of his upcoming docuseries, ‘AP Dhillon: First of a Kind’. 

Banita Sandhu Education

Banita did her schooling at Rougemont School, Newport. During her schooldays, the actress used to be the head girl. Banita later joined King’s College London and graduated in English Literature with Film Studies.

Banita Sandhu Controversies

In January 2021, Banita was mired in controversy as she tested positive for Covid-19 and refused to get treated in a government facility. Later, the actress, in her social media post clarified the reason for not being willing to be isolated at Beleghata Government Hospital.

According to the actress, she had tested negative for Covid-19 and it was a false positive test. Thus when Banita was informed that she would be quarantined with two COVID-19-positive patients, the actress requested to be self-isolated in a private facility as she was waiting for the next test.

Banita Sandhu Profession

Since her childhood days, Banita wanted to become an actress. During those times, she used to watch soap operas and dreamt of acting in Coronation Street, a British television serial. Thus, at the early age of 11, Banita started acting. In 2008, she appeared in the English serial ‘Painting Humanity’ and portrayed the role of Lucy.

The turning point in Banita’s career was appearing in a Vodafone advertisement. The ad went viral and clocked 1 million hits. Renowned film director Shoojit Sircar came across that ad and cast her in Wrigley’s advertisement, which touched 40 million views. 

When Banita was in her second year of college, she got a chance to act in a Hindi movie directed by Shoojit. Thus, in 2018, she acted in her debut film ‘October’ opposite Varun Dhawan.

Banita played the character of Shiuli Iyer and received a Filmfare Award Nomination for Best Female Debut. She was also named ‘The Face to Watch Out For’ by Vogue India for her performance in the maiden film. The following year, she acted in the Tamil film ‘Adithya Varma’ directed by Gireeshaaya, and ‘Eternal Beauty’, an English film directed by Craig Roberts.

The other films from Banita are Sardar Udham, Mother Teresa & Me, and Detective Sherdil. When it comes to television serials, she acted in Pandora in 2019 and Bridgerton in 2023.

Banita has also been part of music videos such as ‘Jind Mahi’ by Diljit Dosanjh and ‘With You’ by AP Dhillon.

Banita Sandhu Source Of Income

Banita gets her main source of income from acting in films and television serials. Reportedly, her net worth stands at $5 million.

Lesser Known Facts About Banita Sandhu

  • When she was 10 years old, Banita who was quite passionate about acting told her mom about her acting plans. Thus, her mother found an agent for Banita
  • When Banita got the offer for her first Hindi film, she quickly signed up for Hindi lessons. The actress also used to video-call the team in India which helped her improve her Hindi accent.
  • Banita is of the opinion that it is important to speak about mental health. According to the actress, she suffered from mental illness during her university days and it took a lot of time and work to recover.

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