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Priti Sapru Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Priti Sapru

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Bio/Wiki
Other NamesPreeti 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
Eye ColourHazel
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutFilm (Child Artist, Hindi): Habari (1979)Priti Sapru- Habari
Film (Child Artist, Punjabi): Sarpanch (1982)Priti Sapru- Sarpanch
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
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janata PartyPriti Sapru member of Bharatiya Janata Party
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 December 1962
Age (as in 2018) 56 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolSt. Joseph's High School, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra
ReligionSikhism
AddressPlush Bungalow at Juhu Tara Road, Near Juhu Beach, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Marriage Date10 July 2008
Family
Husband/SpouseUpvan Ahluwalia (Architect)Priti Sapru with her husband and daughters
ChildrenSon- None
Daughters- Riya Walia, Rene Walia (Twins; born in 2009)
(Photo in the husband's section; above)
ParentsFather- Sapru aka D.K. Sapru (Died, Actor)Priti Sapru Father
Mother- Hemvathi Sapru (Film Producer)Priti Sapru Mother
SiblingsBrother- Tej Sapru (Actor, Elder)Priti Sapru Brother
Sister- Reema Rakesh Nath (Film Writer and Director)Priti Sapru Sister
Favourite Things
Favourite Social ReformerB. R. Ambedkar

Priti Sapru

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.

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  • She was born and raised in a Kashmiri Pandit Community with a filmy background.

    Priti Sapri wearing Kashmiri attires

    Priti Sapri wearing Kashmiri attires

  • 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.

    Priti Sapru sister-in-law Dhanalakshmi Sapru with Rekha

    Priti Sapru sister-in-law Dhanalakshmi Sapru with 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.
  • 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 Sapru- Qurbani Jatt Di

    Priti Sapru- Qurbani Jatt Di

  • 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 Sapru acted in the film Kaake Da Viyah

    Priti Sapru acted in the film Kaake Da Viyah

  • Priti has launched the Punjabi channel- ‘Alpha TV Punjabi’ (a part of the Zee Network) in Chandigarh.

    Priti Sapru has launched Alpha TV Punjabi channel

    Priti Sapru has launched Alpha TV Punjabi channel

  • 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 Sapru with Narendra Modi during a rally in Jagraon (Punjab)

    Priti Sapru with Narendra Modi during a rally in Jagraon (Punjab)

  • Priti was invited by Rajnath Singh to join BJP, and thereafter in 2014, she joined BJP.

    Priti Sapru with Rajnath Singh

    Priti Sapru with Rajnath Singh

  • 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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