In her latest Punjabi film, Shadda, Neeru Bajwa is sharing screen space with Diljit Dosanjh. She recently said that she will never work in Bollywood. Neeru Bajwa launched her career in the Hindi film industry with Dev Anand's Main Solah Baras Ki in the year 1998. From then on, she has transitioned and gone on to become a distinguished and celebrated name in the Punjabi film industry. She stated that she was "put off" by Bollywood after she faced an "indecent experience".
The actress, who is sharing the screen opposite Diljit Dosanjh in her upcoming film Shadaa, has been enthusiastically promoting her movie for the past few days. When quizzed about why she did not try to pursue her Bollywood career further, Neeru stated, "Well, without taking any name, I just want to say that I had a really indecent experience during a meeting for a Hindi film. I was told that, 'This is what you have to do to make it here'. It left me shaken, uncomfortable and I was put off. I am not saying that that is how the industry works. I am saying that I was one of the unfortunate actresses who had encountered a terrifying experience. Since then, I did not try my luck in Bollywood, and I never will. I am comfortable in my space in Punjabi cinema." Neeru has who has been the recipient of several awards for films like Mel Karade Rabba, Jihne Mera Dil Luteya and Jatt & Juliet 2.
In regards to the pan-India release of Shadaa, Neeru said, "I think it also depends on the actors in the film. As for Shadaa, we are releasing the film for the Mumbai audience especially, because of Diljit. Now that he has strong followers among the Hindi audience, we know that this film will have a greater reach."