The Pollywood industry is growing more with time and is a great platform to launch new talent. The industry not just launches new faces but also gives an opportunity to TV stars to grow in career. Television is a stepping stone for every actor to showcase their talent and grab big opportunities. Here, we have a few Punjabi actors who first achieved fame through Television and now are ruling the Pollywood industry.
Sargun Mehta rose to fame in 2015 after her debut Punjabi film 'Angrej' hit the internet. She was seen opposite Amrinder Gill as the main lead and was loved for her acting skills. Sargun did many Television shows like 12/24 Karol Bagh in 2009, Phulwa and Balika Vadhu and also hosted the famous dancing show ‘Boogie Woogie’. Sargun did many films like 'Lahoriye', 'Love Punjab' and 'Qismat'. She recently featured in the song ‘Kudiye Ni’ sung by Aparshakti Khurana.
The famous Chandramukhi Chautala of F.I.R., Kavita Kaushik is not only the face of Indian Television but also a famous face in Pollywood now. She has done Television shows like F.I.R., Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, CID, and Kutumb to name a few. Kavita has featured as the main lead in few Pollywood films like Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyan, Vekh Baraatan Chaliya, Nankana, and very recently in Mindo Taseeldarni.
Surveen Chawla is a famous and beautiful actress. She has done many Punjabi films like ‘Taur Mittran Di’, ‘Saadi Love Story’, ‘Singh vs Kaur’, 'Lucky Di Unlucky Story’ and, ‘Disco Singh‘ to name a few. Surveen started her career through a television daily soap, ‘Kahin to Hoga’. She has also worked in the very famous television opera ‘Kasautii Zindagi Kay’ in 2004.
Surveen recently became a mother of a baby girl and has been in news for her first photoshoot with her baby Eva.
Binnu Dhillon was a student of television and theatre in Punjabi University, Patiala. The TV serial Paddu was the first stepping stone for him. Later, he was seen in many Daily soaps like Sarhad, Lori, Gaoundi Dharti, and Professor Money Plant. He made his debut on the silver screen with the film Shaheed-E-Azam. Dhillon is one of those Punjabi actors who are known for their comic sense.
Jaswinder Bhalla is one of the most talented Punjabi actors. He started off his career from the show, Chankata 88 aired on Doordarshan channel in 1988. Bhalla needs no introduction today and he is the first name that strikes in people’s minds when talking about comedy. He has done other shows on Doordarshan as well.
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