45 Punjabi Celebrities Who Worked In Bollywood Movies Too

punjabi celebrities worked in bollywood

Movies in every way have become a very important part of our lives. We get our regular dose of entertainment through the Cinema. Be it Bollywood Film Industry, Punjabi Industry or some other film industry, the ingredients which come together to prepare the final outcome is the same. 

But today we have tried to highlight the special performances of Punjabi in Bollywood movies which you might have missed by chance. 

List Of 45 Punjabi Actors Who Worked In Bollywood Movies

Aarya Babbar

Aaryan Babbar is a well known name in the field of acting. He has appeared in various Punjabi and Bollywood movies. Were you able to catch a snap of him in superhit movies like Guru, Tees Maar Khan and Ready?

B.N Sharma

Undoubtedly B.N Sharma is one of the finest actors of the Punjabi Film Industry. But did you know it before that he has worked in some Bollywood movies as well?
He has been a part of movies like Rajneeti, Gadar Ek Prem Katha and a few more.

Ammy Virk

The leading superstar of Punjabi Music and Film Industry, Ammy Virk is also in the list. Ammy has not appeared in any Bollywood movie yet but is ready to make his debut soon. He will be seen in upcoming Bollywood movies; 83 and Bhuj: The Pride of India.

Binnu Dhillon

Binnu Dhillon is one of the most popular and loved artists of Punjabi Film Industry. His dialogue delivery and expression make any movie worth re-watching again and again.
He has appeared in Bollywood movies like Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se and Shaheed-E-Azam.

Babbu Maan

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The evergreen legend of Punjabi Film and Music Industry Babbu Maan has also got featured in a Bollywood movie. You can watch his performance in the 2003 release Hawayein.

Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh’s performances in Bollywood have always been noticeable and appreciated. We loved Diljit in bollywood movies like Udta Punjab, Good Newwz and Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari.

Gippy Grewal

You might be surprised to see Gippy Grewal’s name in this list. But it’s true that Gippy has also worked in a couple of Bollywood movies. You can watch him act in Lucknow Central and Second Hand Husband.

Mahi Gill

The list of Mahi Gill’s performances in Bollywood Film Industry is long. She has been a part of hindi movies like Dabangg, Paan Singh Tomar, Durgamati and more.

Gurdas Maan

Don’t be surprised if we tell you Gurdas Maan has also worked in the Bollywood Film Industry. From Roohani Taawat to Veer Zara and Manto, Gurdad Maan has worked in a total of 7 Bollywood movies.

Gurpreet Ghuggi

The beloved Gurpreet Ghuggi entertains us with his every performance. But did you know the actor has performed in various Bollywood movies as well?
He has worked in movies like Namastey London, Singh is Kinng, Khiladi 786, Singh Is Bliing and a few more.

Harbhajan Maan

Harbhajan Maan undoubtedly is the favorite artist of many among us. But very few of his fans know that he has been a part of Bollywood as well. Yes, he has worked in the 2011 release hindi film Yaara O Dildaara. 

Harrdy Sandhu

Harrdy Sandhu is another well known Punjabi artist who is ready to make his debut in Bollywood Film Industry. He will be seen in upcoming Bollywood movies; 83 (with Ammy Virk also) and another untitled one with Parineeti Chopra.

Jaspal Bhatti

Jaspal Bhatti has impressed his fans with the help of various performances including a few from Bollywood as well. Were you successful in noticing his performance in Hindi movies like Mausam, Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaaye, Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani and many more?

Jassie Gill

jassie gill

Jassie Gill is another Punjabi Gabru who succeeded in grabbing important roles in the Bollywood Film Industry. He was seen in movies like Happy Phir Bhaag Jaayegi and Panga.

Jazzy B

The style icon Jazzy B who keeps his fans entertained has given a guest appearance in 2006 bollywood film Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera.

Jimmy Shergill

We won’t believe you if you tell us that you have never noticed Jimmy Shergill in any Bollywood movie. Jimmy is a well known name in hindi film industry as he has given great performances in movies like Mohabbatein, Munna Bhai MBBS, Tanu Weds Manu and many more.

Karamjit Anmol

Karamjit Anmol is another popular Punjabi artist who has also worked in Bollywood. He appeared in Hindi films Dev D and Singh is Bliing.

Karan Kundra

Punjabi Gabru Karan Kundra also worked in the Bollywood Film Industry in various films like Teri Meri Love Stories, Mubarakein, and 1921.

Kavita Kaushik

The FIR girl Kavita Kaushik has impressed her fans in her various Punjabi movies. But did you know she has appeared in a few Hindi films as well? You can find her acting in movies like Ek Hasina Thi, Mumbai Calling and Zanjeer.

Navraj Hans

Navraj Hans appeared in the Bollywood movie Band of Maharajas which also marked his Bollywood debut.

Neeru Bajwa

The queen of Punjabi Film Industry, Neeru Bajwa has worked in Bollywood as well. Watch B-Town movies like Main Solah Baras Ki, Miley Naa Miley Hum and Special 26 because you might be able to catch a glimpse of her on screen.

Rana Ranbir

The most appreciated Punjabi actor Rana Ranbir has impressed his fans by Hindi Movies as well. He has appeared in super hit movies like Jab Harry Met Sejal and Kesari.

Yograj Singh

It’s been a while but Yograj Singh has been a part of Bollywood. If you missed his performance, you need to especially re-watch Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.

Aditi Sharma

The sweet and chirpy actress Aditi Sharma who was last seen in Ikko Mikke opposite Satinder Sartaaj is not limited to Punjabi Film Industry only. She has also worked in Bollywood in movies like Black & White, Mausam and Ladies v/s Ricky Bahl.

Bharti Singh

Bharti Singh is one of the most loved faces of Indian Entertainment Industry. Most of us know that she hails from Punjab but have you noticed her acting skills in Bollywood movies like Khiladi 786 and Sanam Re?

Ihana Dhillon

Punjabi actress Ihana Dhillon will be seen in upcoming Bollywood movie Bhuj: The Pride of India. But she has also appeared in the 2018 released hindi movie Hate Story 4. 

Jaspinder Cheema

Punjabi artist Jaspinder Cheema appeared in hindi movie Saavi which was released in 2015.

Kainaat Arora

The very beautiful Kainaat Arora who has worked in a few Punjabi films has also appeared in some Bollywood movies as well. You might or might not have noticed but she was a part of movies like Khatta Meetha and Grand Masti.

Khushboo Grewal

The bollywood film Raaz is considered as an evergreen musical hit. But did you know it has also featured punjabi actress Khushboo Grewal in it?

Kulraj Kaur Randhawa

Kulraj Kaur Randhawa is a well known name in Punjabi Industry, but do you know she has proved her worth in Bollywood as well? You need to watch movies like Yamla Pagla Deewana and Chintuji to know why.

Mandy Takhar

mandy takhar

The very gorgeous Mandy Takhar has impressed us with her amazing acting skills in various Punjabi movies. She enjoys a massive fans following too, but not everyone knows that she was a part of Bollywood film Bumboo too.

Monica Gill

Actress Monica Gill got lucky and got a role in Bollywood movie Firangi and later happened to work in another B-town film Paltan too.

Navneet Kaur Dhillon

Navneet Kaur Dhillon is another name in the list as she also has worked in various Punjabi and Bollywood movies in her career. She worked in Love Shuuda, Ekta and Amavas. 

Neetu Singh

Punjabi actress Neetu Singh who also won PTC Miss Punjabi in 2008 got featured in bollywood movie Special 26.

Prabhleen Sandhu

Prabhleen Sandhu is another Punjabi celebrity who has been a part of Bollywood as well. You might not have noticed but she has worked in movies like Shahid, Sixteen and Not a Love Story.

Sapna Pabbi

Sapna Pabbi is an Indian Actress who hails from Punjab and has worked in some Punjabi projects as well. She is most appreciated for her performance in the Bollywood movie Khamoshiyan.

Shivani Saini

Shivani Saini also became a part of Bollywood and added a feature to her hat. She worked in movies; Sarabjit & Jai Mummy Di.

Sonam Bajwa


Sonam Bajwa is a known name in Punjabi Industry, but her performance in Bollywood Film Industry might have gone unnoticed by most of you. Did you know she was a part of Street Dancer 3D? 

Surbhi Jyoti

Surbhi Jyoti is a popular name in Punjabi Industry and Indian Television Industry but is ready to give an excellent performance to Bollywood as well. She will be seen in the upcoming Bollywood movie Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai.

Surveen Chawla

Surveen Chawla needs no introduction when it comes to her acting skills. She is a vital part of both Punjabi and Bollywood Film Industries. Her B-town movies include projects like Hum Tum Shabana, Himmatwala, Hate Story 2, Creature 3D and many more.

Zareen Khan

Zareen Khan’s actually a bollywood actress who headed towards Punjabi Industry. Her notable Bollywood projects include movies like Veer, Housefull 2 and Wajah Tum Ho.

Sunita Dhir

Sunita Dhir is another name in this list. She has been a part of various popular films. Her Punjabi movies include Rabb Da Radio 2, Fer Mamla Gadbad Hai, Kande and more. She was last seen in Bollywood movie Good Newwz with Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani.

Nirmal Rishi

Punjabi Senior actor Nirmal Rishi who becomes the soul of every project she is made part of has also worked in a Bollywood movie. We are sure you have watched the 2015 superhit movie Dangal, but did you spot Nirmal Rishi in it? 

Isha Rikhi

Isha Rikhi has appeared in Punjabi movies like Jatt and Juliet, Happy Go Lucky, Ardaas and Desi Munde. And now she has stepped in the Bollywood Film Industry as well. She debuted in Bollywood with 2018 released film Nawabzaade. 

Wamiqa Gabbi

Wamiqa Gabbi is the last but not the least in this list of Punjabi Celebrities who worked in Bollywood Movies as well. Wamiqa is a growing name in Punjabi Industry but do you know she was a part of superhit Bollywood films like Jab We Met, Love Aaj Kal and Mausam too? 

We are sure you have watched many of the movies mentioned in this article but somehow missed to notice the performances of the punjabi celebrities in it. But now you know what to do next. Next time when you watch these movies, you’ll know your favourite punjabi actor has performed in it too.

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