Sonam Bajwa, the Punjabi film actress who has also made a mark in Tamil and Telugu films, recently opened up about her desire to have easy access to filmmakers in Bollywood, just like star kids Sara Ali Khan and Ananya Panday do. In a new interview, Sonam shared her thoughts about the unfair advantages that some actors have in the industry and her own experience of being overlooked.
In this article, we delve into Sonam Bajwa’s recent interviews where she speaks about the inequality that exists in Bollywood and how star kids such as Sara Ali Khan and Ananya Panday have a direct route to filmmakers that she does not.
The Unfair Advantage of Star Kids
In a recent interview, Sonam was asked if there was “one thing” she would want to steal from “young-age actresses” such as Sara Ali Khan and Ananya Panday. Sonam responded by saying that there was nothing she would want to steal from them. However, she did reveal that star kids have an advantage in the industry because they have direct access to filmmakers like Karan Johar.
Disheartened by Bollywood’s Behaviour
Sonam also opened up about her experience with Bollywood, where she was disheartened by the behavior meted out to her. She was supposed to appear in the song Sip Sip 2.0 for Varun Dhawan’s Street Dancer 3D (2020). However, her song was axed from the movie.
In an interview with Siddharth Kannan last month, Sonam revealed that she was in two minds about doing the song, but decided to go ahead as the team was so respected. However, when the song did not make it to the final edit of the film, she was left feeling very disheartened.
Sonam Bajwa was recently seen in the US Tour of The Entertainers along with actors Akshay Kumar, Disha Patani, Nora Fatehi, Mouni Roy, and others. This year, she will also be seen in Carry On Jatta 3, where she will be reuniting with Gippy Grewal. Directed by Smeep Kang, the film also stars Binnu Dhillon.