Sonam Bajwa was born in a small town close to Nainital. She completed her schooling from Jaycees Public School, Rudrapur. She studied at Delhi University and became an air hostess. In 2012, she was also participated in the Femina Miss India Contest 2012. She made her first debut in Punjabi movies from Best of Luck with Gippy Grewal and Jazzy B but got fame in Punjabi film industry from movie Punjab 1984 in which she cast against popular Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh. She then made a Tamil debut with Kappal alongside Vaibhav and her Telugu debut movie was Aatadukundam Raa, which is yet to be released.Her upcoming films are Aatadukundam Raa and Babu Bangaram.