Neeru Bajwa Reveals Her Family's Struggles, Adds Mom Worked As A Housekeeper During Her Pregnancy

Punjabi actress, Neeru Bajwa opened up about the struggles her family had to endure when they shifted their base from Punjab to Canada.


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Neeru Bajwa Reveals Her Family's Struggles, Adds Mom Worked As A Housekeeper During Her Pregnancy

Popular Punjabi actress, Neeru Bajwa began her acting career in 1988 with the film, Main Solah Baras Ki. Following this, Neeru worked in tons of hit films and showed her acting prowess a number of times. She was seen in popular Punjabi films, including Jatt & Juliet, Sardaar Ji, Shadaa, and Laung Laachi, among others. Talking about her work front, she will be next seen in upcoming films like Shayar, and also in Jatt & Juliet 3 with Diljit Dosanjh. Ahead of that, she opened up about the struggles her family had to go through while making things meet in her childhood.

Neeru Bajwa recalls how her dad worked at a gas station despite being a doctor

In an interview with Lallantop Cinema, Neeru Bajwa opened up about her family's struggles during her childhood. Recalling the time, Neetu revealed how her father worked at a gas station in Canada despite having a medical degree. According to the actress, it was because her father's Indian degree wasn't considered in Canada. Thus, Neeru's dad also had to do many other odd jobs due to the same. Elaborating more on it, Neeru shared:

“My father had a degree, but at that time, Canada did not recognise that degree. In India, he was a doctor. He worked at a farm where he would pluck berries. Then he worked at a gas station. Then he started driving a cab. After saving some money, he bought a cab and later bought another cab.”

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Neeru Bajwa talks about a difficult time when her mom worked as a housekeeper during pregnancy

Neeru mentioned that not only her father but also her mother had struggled a lot, once they moved to Canada from Punjab to make ends meet. Thus, her parents also did many such jobs during the most difficult phases of their lives so that they could send their kids to a private school. Further explaining the same, Neeru got emotional and stated that her mother worked at a hotel in the housekeeping department when she was pregnant with her. Revealing how she pampers her mother now, she added:

“I take her to that hotel quite often now, when we go for staycations and pamper her now.”

Neeru on the odd jobs she did before making her place in the industry

In the same conversation, Neeru recalled that she started working when she was only nine years old. Talking about the same, she elaborated on the various works she did only to support her family. She shared:

“I used to go on a newspaper route with my cousin and we would get paid. Then I worked as a photographer in a studio, that didn’t require much skill. It was like clicking a passport size photo. I was a salesperson at a mall and I used to get minimum wage of $8 there. My last job in Vancouver was working as a cashier at a grocery store.”

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Neeru Bajwa's personal life

Neeru Bajwa is married to an Indian-Canadian businessman, Harry Jawandha. For the unversed, they tied the marital knot in 2015. Soon after being a few months into their wedding, the lovebirds welcomed their first child, Aanaya Kaur Jawandha, into their lives. Later, in 2020, the actress  embraced motherhood for the second time and gave birth to twin daughters, Aakira and Aalia. Being an avid social media user, Neeru keeps posting lovely glimpses from her life on her social media.

Neeru Bajwa Daughters

What do you think about Neeru's revelations regarding her father and mother's struggles? Let us know!

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