|Other Names||Preeti Sapru, Priti Sapru Ahluwalia|
|Profession(s)||Actress, Filmmaker, Politician|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Debut||Film (Child Artist, Hindi): Habari (1979)
Film (Child Artist, Punjabi): Sarpanch (1982)
|Awards and Honours||• Punjab Ratna Award by Manmohan Singh, Prakash Singh Badal, and Milkha Singh in 2002
• The Hamdard Award by Prakash Singh Badal
• Punjabi Legend Award for contribution to Punjabi Film Industry by Pranab Mukherjee
• Awarded as a Daughter of the Soil by the Kashmir Government
• Lifetime Achievement Award for best Punjabi actress in 2018
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Date of Birth||24 December 1962|
|Age (as in 2018)||56 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||St. Joseph's High School, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Address||Plush Bungalow at Juhu Tara Road, Near Juhu Beach, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||10 July 2008|
|Husband/Spouse||Upvan Ahluwalia (Architect)|
Daughters- Riya Walia, Rene Walia (Twins; born in 2009)
(Photo in the husband's section; above)
|Parents||Father- Sapru aka D.K. Sapru (Died, Actor)
Mother- Hemvathi Sapru (Film Producer)
|Siblings||Brother- Tej Sapru (Actor, Elder)
Sister- Reema Rakesh Nath (Film Writer and Director)
|Favourite Social Reformer||B. R. Ambedkar|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Priti Sapru
Priti Sapru is a renowned Indian actress who is best known for her work in both the Hindi and Punjabi Film Industries.
- She was born and raised in a Kashmiri Pandit Community with a filmy background.
- Priti is a daughter of veteran actor D.K. Sapru, who acted in more than 350 Hindi Films.
- Her grandfather was a Treasurer for the Dogra Kingdom.
- Priti’s sister-in-law, Dhanalakshmi Sapru (wife of Tej Sapru), is the younger sister of the popular Bollywood actress Rekha.
- She started her acting career at the age of 13.
- Priti has worked in a few Bollywood movies in which she usually played short roles.
- Some of the Bollywood movies in which she has acted are ‘Lawaaris’, ‘Avtaar’, ‘Jagir’, etc.
- Apart from acting, Priti has also written the script of the Shashi Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Rekha, and Anita Raj starrer Hindi Film ‘Zameen Aasman’.
- At the same time, she started getting offers from the Punjabi Film Industry.
- After giving the brilliant performances in Bollywood, Priti never looked back and went on to give back-to-back superhit Punjabi films like ‘Nimmo’, ‘Yaari Jatt Di’, ‘Diva Bale Sari Raat’ etc.
- In 1990, she successfully directed, produced, and even wrote the script of the Punjabi movie ‘Qurbani Jatt Di’.
- Priti has worked along with famous personalities like Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna, Raj Babbar, Gurdas Maan, Amitabh Bachchan, etc.
- The magnitude of Priti’s versatile performances can be considered with the fact that even after turning 50+, she has essayed different iconic character roles in both the Hindi and Punjabi Film Industries.
- After a long break, she acted in the Punjabi movie ‘Kaake Da Viyah’ (2019).
- Priti has launched the Punjabi channel- ‘Alpha TV Punjabi’ (a part of the Zee Network) in Chandigarh.
- Priti actively participates in the anti-drug campaign in Punjab.
- She is an ardent follower of Narendra Modi, and she often joins him in many of his rallies.
- Priti was invited by Rajnath Singh to join BJP, and thereafter in 2014, she joined BJP.
- She has family relations with Arun Jaitley and his wife Sangeeta Arun Jaitley.
- Priti is an avid pet lover and often celebrates their birthdays.
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