Banita Sandhu: News

Banita Sandhu is a British actress and model who is best known for her work in Bollywood films and television commercials. The actress was born on June 22, 2021, in Wales, the United Kingdom to British Indian parents. Sandhu started her acting career at the age of 11 and has appeared in several television advertisements. Sandhu’s first advertisement for Vodafone India which was broadcast during the IPL season went viral in India. Later, Sandhu appeared in a Doublemint commercial which gained her recognition. The commercial featured a song titled ‘Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se,’ which was directed by Shoojit Sircar. Sandhu was appreciated by netizens for her role in the advertisement. The commercial crossed 40 million views on YouTube. In 2018, she made her Bollywood debut with ‘October’ opposite actor Varun Dhawan. The coming-of-age drama film was also directed by Sircar. Later she went on to appear in the American science fiction TV series ‘Pandora’ and also appeared in the 2019 Tamil movie ‘Adithya Varma.’ She will be next seen in the Bollywood biographical film ‘Sardar Udham Singh’ opposite Vicky Kaushal.

14 Jan 2021


Banita Sandhu clarifies "misinformation" around testing COVID-19 positive

Actor Banita Sandhu, best known for her role in October, has issued a clarification regarding the "misinformation" around her COVID-19 diagnosis earlier this month.

05 Jan 2021


British actress Banita Sandhu tests COVID-19 positive in Kolkata

British actress Banita Sandhu, who is in Kolkata to shoot for a movie, tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and was admitted to a private hospital after she refused to be treated in a government facility.

18 Sep 2018


Abhishek Bachchan on his niece's Bollywood debut

The year 2018 has witnessed several newcomers making their debut in Bollywood including Janhvi Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Banita Sandhu, etc.

12 Jul 2018


4 heavily underrated Hindi movies of 2018

So far, 2018 has been a great year for movies. We've seen big releases like 'Padmaavat', 'Race 3', and 'Sanju'.

20 Apr 2018


'October' box office collection: Check out its week one total

Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu starrer 'October' has found acceptance from the audience and it reflects in the film's box office collection.

16 Apr 2018


A crazy fan camps outside Varun's house for two days

Varun Dhawan was in for a huge surprise-come-shock when he learned that one of his female fans had camped outside his house.

15 Apr 2018


Varun Dhawan's 'October' picks up well on Saturday

After a slow start on its opening day, Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu starrer 'October' has shown an encouraging jump on Saturday.

14 Apr 2018


'October' starts slow, becomes Varun Dhawan's lowest opener

Varun Dhawan and debutante Banita Sandhu starrer 'October' has started slowly at the box office.

01 Apr 2018

Alia Bhatt

'Aashiqui 3': Varun, Alia to star in the love saga

Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt are amongst the most loved on-screen couples of Bollywood.

29 Mar 2018


Varun Dhawan's 'October' to clash with idol Rock's 'Rampage'

It's no secret that Varun Dhawan is a huge fan of Dwayne Rock Johnson. He has admitted his love for the Hollywood star on several occasions.

27 Mar 2018


Working in a Shoojit Sircar film my biggest achievement: Varun

After delivering back to back superhits, 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' and 'Judwaa 2', in 2017, Varun Dhawan is all set for his first release of 2018, 'October'.

24 Mar 2018

Justin Bieber

When Banita Sandhu realized that 'October' is a big deal

Banita Sandhu has certainly left the movie buffs asking for more with her silent but strong presence in the 'October' trailer.

19 Mar 2018


Varun, Katrina pair up for India's biggest dance film ever

Varun Dhawan and Katrina Kaif are all set to share the screen space together for the first time.

25 Feb 2018


Varun Dhawan compromised 50 percent of his fees for 'October'

Varun Dhawan is arguably the biggest star among the younger crop of actors. With all his nine films making good moolah at the box office, the 30-year-old has not given a single flop in his career so far.