Banita Sandhu is a Britain born actress who is making her Bollywood debut with Shoojit Sircar's movie October opposite Varun Dhawan. October is romantic drama will revolve around a bunch of hotel interns. Banita Sandhu has also appeared in several TV commercials including Vodafone and Doublemint.
Banita Sandhu Early Life
Banita was born and raised in Caerleon, Wales but she has Indian ancestry as her grandparents shifted to England from Punjab after the World War II. As a child, Banita had a keen interest in acting and she used to watch daily soaps and hoped to land a part in the show, Coronation Street. Banita's mother found her an agent and which landed her a big project in India for Vodafone advertisement. however, the beautiful actress never thought of working in India.
Banita Sandhu Career
Before stepping into Bollywood, Banita Sandhu appeared in multiple tv commercials. Banita's Vodafone advertisement went viral and caught the attention of Shoojit Sircar. Shoojit cast her in his ad of Doublemint which again went viral and hit 40 million views on YouTube. The ad of Doublemint made her the most searched celebrity that year. Shoojit later cast her in his upcoming movie project October also starring Varun Dhawan in lead. The 18 years old actress had to take Hindi lessons for her role and worked really hard on her accent for the movie. The movie went to become a commercial success at box office and Banita's outstanding performance was well received by the critics and audience.
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Banita Sandhu Education
Banita Sandhu is pursuing Graduation in English Literature at King's College, London.
Banita Sandhu Endorsements
Before entering into Bollywood film industry, Banita appeared in two Hindi commercials and won million hearts with her cute face and cute expressions. Watch Vodafone U TB and Doublemint ad featuring Banita Sandhu below.
Banita Sandhu Trivia & Facts
- Banita Sandhu started acting in TV serials at a very young age
- Banita shot to fame with Vodafone U TB and Doublemint ad commercials.
- After the ad released, Banita was one of the most searched celebrities on the Internet
Banita Sandhu took Hindi language lessons for her role in October
Soojit Sircar was working with Banita in the ad of Doublemint and later decided to cast her in October.
Banita revealed that she grew up watching Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai's movies
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