International Women’s Day, the day dedicated to the Womanhood and recognizes the women’s contribution in social, political, cultural, economic growth of the world. The day is not just about women empowerment and gender equality, it also serves as a moment for the whole world when they can come out and partake in the celebrations of Womanhood.
So on this International Day for Women, We will talk about those female artists from Punjabi Entertainment Industry, who not only overcame various odds in their journey but today stand as an epitome of sheer womanhood.
Without a shred of doubt, when the buck stops at Punjabi culture and heritage, Satinder Satti’s name shines on top. The evergreen Anchor, Actress, Poet and Singer, Satinder Satti’s magnetic charisma and her repository of cult ‘Shayari’ makes her one of the most accomplished stars of Punjabi Entertainment Industry.
Not many people are aware of the fact that Neeru Bajwa started her acting career back in 1998 in Dev Anand starrer ‘Main Solah Baras Ki’. After working in various TV shows Neeru Bajwa made her Pollywood debut with ‘Asa Nu Maan Watna Da’ and has not looked back ever since.
Gurinder Kaur Kainth, aka Miss Pooja needs no introduction. Credited with reviving the concept of Punjabi duet songs, Miss Pooja has become the largest-selling female bhangra artist in India and overseas. After recording duets with more than 100 singers, Miss Pooja deserves all the praise and accolades that she has achieved so far.
After starting her Punjabi Film Career in 2008 with ‘Hashar: A Love Story’, Anita Devgan is considered as one of the most versatile actors today in Punjabi Film Industry. Often seen playing the lead character’s mother onscreen, Anita Devgan recently delivered a thundering performance in ‘Punjab Singh’.
The powerhouse of acting, Nirmal Rishi is considered the living institute of Acting. Born in 1943 in Mansa District, Nirmal Rishi’s contribution to Punjabi Film Industry runs more than three decades. Having worked in cult films like Long Da Lishkara (1983) Ucha Dar Babe Nanak Da (1985) and Diva Bale Sari Raat Nirmal Rishi’s mere presence is sufficient to bring a smile on viewers’ face.