Sapna Gill is a social media influencer and a Bhojpuri actress. She came into the limelight in February 2023 after a video of Gill having a scuffle with cricketer Prithvi Shaw went viral.
Sapna has over 220k Instagram followers & 233k Facebook followers and has acted in Bhojpuri films with stars like Ravi Kishan, Dinesh Lal Yadav (Nirahua) and Power Star Pawan Singh.
She was born on 9 September 1991 in a Punjabi Sikh family in Chandigarh, India.
Sapna Gill made her Bhojpuri film debut with the action drama film Kaashi Amarnath (2017) also starring Ravi Kishan, Dinesh Lal Yadav (Nirahua), and Amrapali Dubey. The film was directed by Santosh Mishra and was produced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Madhu Chopra, Siddharth Chopra & Neha Shandilya.
In an interview with Planet Bhojpuri in 2018, Gill said that although she is a Punjabi but she loves Bhojpuri culture.
In August 2020, Sapna was seen with Vishal Kalra in the music video of the song ‘Basera’ sung by Amol Shrivastava.
She was seen in the Bhojpuri movie Bansi Birju (2021) opposite Pravesh Lal Yadav. The film was directed by Ajay S. Jha.
In the same year, Gill acted in the Ishtiyaque Shaikh-directed Bhojpuri movie Mera Watan (2021) opposite Power Star Pawan Singh.
In June 2022, Gill was featured with Danish Alfaaz in the Punjabi music video of the song ‘Jatti Naal Hougi’ sung by Rupali Jagga.
Gill was arrested on 16 February 2023 by the Mumbai police for allegedly attacking the car of cricketer Prithvi Shaw outside Barrel Mansion Club in Vile Parle East on 15th February night. According to reports, Sapna Gill and her friend Shobhit Thakur requested Prithvi Shaw for a selfie which he obliged. However, Shaw refused to entertain their further requests for selfies and Gill & her friend was escorted from the premises by a security guard. It was when Shaw was leaving the hotel premises with his friends after dinner that the duo along with their friends allegedly attacked the car of Shaw’s friend Ashish’s four-wheeler and damaged the windscreen with a baseball bat.
DCP Zone 9 Anil Paraskar said, “An offence was registered in Oshiwara police station, Mumbai, under the section of unlawful assembly, extortion and other sections. The accused in the case damaged the car of the complainant and then demanded Rs 50,000 to let go of the matter. One accused has been arrested, efforts are underway to nab others. No counter FIR or counter allegations have been made so far. We will investigate if the other side makes any complaint.”
Meanwhile, Sapna Gill’s lawyer Ali Kashif Khan Deshmukh alleged that Shaw had assaulted Gill with his bat. He said, In the five-star hotel, social media influencer Sapna Gill just went to Prithvi Shaw as a fan for taking a selfie with him. They were having a party, Prithvi Shaw was drunk and he was holding a bat in his hand and he hit with his bat to Sapna. Then the next day, he went to the police and filed the case.
Sapna Gill has a sun tattoo on his navel and a feather tattoo on his left hand.