19) Banita Sandhu
Banita Sandhu (born 22 June 1997) is a British actress who primarily works in Indian films. She made her film debut in the 2018 Hindi film October and went on to star in the Tamil film Adithya Varma and the American science fiction series Pandora (both 2019).
Early life and education
Sandhu was born and raised in Caerleon, Wales to second-generation British Indian parents. She moved to London at 18 to start her degree in English Literature at King’s College London. She started acting at the age of 11.
Sandhu appeared in a chewing gum advert which had the song “Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se” as the background score; and another advert, for Vodafone India, which was broadcast during the Indian Premier League cricket season. Her first feature film was October, starring Varun Dhawan, which released in 2018. This was followed by the American TV series Pandora, and the Tamil film Adithya Varma in 2019. She later signed on to the Hindi film Sardar Udham Singh and the British film Kavita and Teresa.