Parul Gulati is a famous Punjabi actress, who is best known for her role in Romeo Ranjha, came to fame for uploading photos on her Facebook account when she was only 17. The trained actress has been roped in for a role in the famous Star Plus show, P.O.W. – Bandi Yuddh Ke. The Rohtak-born model turned actress will be playing the role of a Pakistani named Afreen in the second season of Nikhil Advani’s debut television series. The show has been shifted from its earlier slot of 10.30 pm and will air at 11 pm IST. Bollywood actor, Anurag Sinha and Sahil Salathia will also be the new entries in this popular TV shows. As we wait to watch the drama on screen, here are seven things you need to know about the famous Punjabi Actress, Parul Gulati.
1. Rise to Fame from Facebook
When Parul was 17, she uploaded a few pictures on Facebook which was noticed by a modelling agency. The actress, who was preparing for her board exams was approached by the agency who offered her an ad. The talented Rohtak-born had never considered a career in entertainment before this but agreed to do the ads, while continuing her studies. Her modelling work brought her the big break in Punjabi films as a directed suggested that she work in the movies.
2. The Debut in Punjabi movie, Burrahh
Parul had been working in ads and theatre. However, her movie debut was made in the 2013 Punjabi film, Burraahh. She played the lead role of Rose in the movie which became a huge hit in the state. The actress also received critical acclaim for her role as many people appreciated her acting skills and praised her.
3. The degree at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London
Parul Gulati never planned on getting into the entertainment industry, but when she got the opportunity she chose to give her best and became a trained actor. The Romeo Ranjha actress took a one year break after her debut film to complete her degree from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art or RADA, a drama school in London. The actress also explored theatre in this period.
4. The Yo Yo Honey Singh Girl
Parul has been appreciated for her work in Punjabi movies, having delivered three hits. However, she became more famous for starring with the Indian rapper turned actor, Yo Yo Honey Singh in his 2016 movie, Zorawar. The movie marked the comeback of Yo Yo Honey Singh and went on to become the highest grossing Punjabi film of the year.
5. The rumoured part in Devine Lovers
The actress was rumoured to be finalised for the Indo-French project, Devine Lovers, which was supposed to star Bollywood actor Irfan Khan. Tanu Weds Manu actress, Kangana Ranaut previously declined this role, and there were talks that the director, Sai Kabir has approached the Punjabi actress. The movie revolves around the lower middle-class section of society and is set in the heartland of India.