Priti Sapru

Profession: Actress, Filmmaker, Politician


Brother of Priti Sapru

Tej Sapru (Actor, Elder)

Father of Priti Sapru

Sapru aka D.K. Sapru (Died, Actor)

Husband/Spouse of Priti Sapru

Upvan Ahluwalia (Architect)

Mother of Priti Sapru

Hemvathi Sapru (Film Producer)

Sister of Priti Sapru

Reema Rakesh Nath (Film Writer and Director)

Favourite Social Reformer of Priti Sapru

B. R. Ambedkar

Awards and Honours of Priti Sapru

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

Information about Priti Sapru

Apart from acting, Priti has also written the script of the Shashi Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Rekha, and Anita Raj starrer Hindi Film 'Zameen Aasman'.  Priti Sapru with Narendra Modi during a rally in Jagraon (Punjab)  In 1990, she successfully directed, produced, and even wrote the script of the Punjabi movie 'Qurbani Jatt Di'.  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.  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.  Priti's sister-in-law, Dhanalakshmi Sapru (wife of Tej Sapru), is the younger sister of the popular Bollywood actress Rekha.  Priti has worked in a few Bollywood movies in which she usually played short roles.  Priti is an avid pet lover and often celebrates their birthdays.  She started her acting career at the age of 13.  Priti was invited by Rajnath Singh to join BJP, and thereafter in 2014, she joined BJP.  Priti is a daughter of veteran actor D.K. Sapru, who acted in more than 350 Hindi Films.  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.  Priti actively participates in the anti-drug campaign in Punjab.  Her grandfather was a Treasurer for the Dogra Kingdom.  Priti has worked along with famous personalities like Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna, Raj Babbar, Gurdas Maan, Amitabh Bachchan, etc.  After a long break, she acted in the Punjabi movie 'Kaake Da Viyah' (2019).  At the same time, she started getting offers from the Punjabi Film Industry.  Priti has launched the Punjabi channel- 'Alpha TV Punjabi' (a part of the Zee Network) in Chandigarh.  She has family relations with Arun Jaitley and his wife Sangeeta Arun Jaitley.  Some of the Bollywood movies in which she has acted are 'Lawaaris', 'Avtaar', 'Jagir', etc. 


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