Sonakshi Sinha is an Indian film actress and Philanthropist who mainly appears in the Bollywood industry. She is one of the star kids of veteran Bollywood actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha. Sonakshi worked as a costume designer in her early career. After that, she got immense fame from the Bollywood Blockbuster action drama movie “Dabaang.” Apart from being a Bollywood actress, she is also a singer and has sung in a few songs of her films.
Sonakshi Sinha Biography & Wiki
Sonakshi Sinha’s nicknames are Sona, AsliSona, and Dabangg Girl. She was born on 2 June 1987 in Patna, Bihar, India, in Bihari Kayastha Family, and her hometown is Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Hence, her current age is 34 years. Sonakshi’s Zodiac is Gemini.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
|Height in centimeters||169 cm|
|Height in meters||1.69 m|
|Height in feet inches||5′ 6½|
|Weight in Kilograms||70 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||154 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Sonakshi Sinha Tattoos
- A tiny star tattooed on her suitable collar.
- Another tattoo on her left ankle, extending onto her foot.
Sonakshi Sinha Family Members
Sonakshi Sinha’s father’s name is Shatrughan Sinha, a famous actor of his time and a renowned politician. Her mother’s name is Poonam Sinha, an Indian actress, fashion model, and politician. She is a younger child in her family and has two twins, elder brothers Luv Sinha(Indian actor) and Kush Sinha(Indian Television Director, Advertising Director, Assistant Director).
Boys, affairs, spouse name
Sonakshi Sinha is currently unmarried. Earlier, she was in a relationship with Aditya Shroff, but due to some unknown reasons, she broke up with him.
It was rumored that Sonakshi Sinha and Shahid Kapoor were also dating each other, but they didn’t accept it. As per media, Sonakshi Sinha and Arjun Kapoor had begun to date during their film named “Tevar,” although they reportedly called it quits shortly after completing the film.
Also, there was a buzz that she had an affair with actor Zaheer Iqbal. Later, It is rumored that Bunty Sajdeh is her alleged boyfriend, and she can see her enjoying him at many parties and functions.
Education and School, College
Sonakshi Sinha was a very bright student who did her schooling at Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai. She is a graduate in Fashion Designing from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University (SNDT), Mumbai Mumbai.
Favorites Things and Like & Dislike
|Favourite Actor||Hrithik Roshan, and Russel Peters|
|Favourite Actress||Sridevi, Rekha, and Rani Mukerji|
|Favorite Film||Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, Zoolander, Primal Fear, About A Boy, Love Actually, and Notting Hill|
|Favourite Director||Sanjay Leela Bansali|
|Favourite Comedian||Kapil Sharma|
|FavouritePerfume||Victoria’s Secret Pink, Jean Paul Gaultier Classique|
|Favourite Fashion Designer||Manish Malhotra, Salvatore Ferragamo, Narendra Kumar, Manish Malhotra, and Vikram Phadnis|
|Favourite Food||Goanese fish curry|
|Hobbies||Photography, Reading, Yoga and Dancing|
|Favourite Color||Green and Yellow|
|Favourite Books||Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard|
|Favourite Destination||Paris and London|
|Favourite Car||BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo (GT)|
Sonakshi Sinha filmography
Before entering into films, Sonakshi worked as an usher (a person who shows people where to sit) at the Lakme Fashion Week and has been a fashion designer. During that days, she inclined towards acting & modeling. Finally, she opted for the entertainment industry as her career. In 2010, Sonakshi debuted in Bollywood as “Rajjo Pandey” with superhit Hindi movie “Dabaang” opposite superstar Salman Khan. In this film, Sonakshi Sinha’s performance was appreciated by all, and as a result, she also featured two sequels of the Superhit “Dabaang” franchise, which includes “Dabangg 2(2012) and Dabangg 3(2019)”.
Some of her successful Bollywood films are “Rowdy Rathore” (2012), “Son of Sardaar” (2012), “Dabangg 2” (2012), “Lootera” (2013), “Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara” (2013), “R… Rajkumar” (2013), “Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty” (2014), “Action Jackson” (2014), “Tevar” (2015), “Akira” (2015), “Force 2” (2016), and “Mission Mangal” (2019) “etc. Sonakshi’s upcoming movie is “Bhuj: The Pride of India,” which releases the O.T.T. platform on Independence Day 2021.
In 2014, Sonakshi Sinha also debuted in Tamil Film through “Lingaa” movie opposite superstar Rajinikanth. She has also appeared as a guest in many songs like “Go, Go, Govinda,” “Thanks to God It’S Friday,” “Party All Night” etc. In addition to acting in films, she has sung a few songs, which were “Let’s Celebrate,” “Aaj Mood Ishqholic Hai,” “Rajj Rajj Ke,” “Move Your Lakk,” “Chin Chin Choo” and also “Rafta Rafta Dekho Medley.”
Between 2015- 2017, Sonakshi also appeared as a judge in many reality shows like “Indian Idol”, “Indian Idol Junior”, “Nach Baliye” (Star Plus), and “Om Shanti Om” (Star Bharat). In 2019, she also Judged “Myntra Fashion Superstar” on the O.T.T. platform (Myntra).
Award And Recognitions
- In 2011, Sonakshi Sinha received seven “Best Female Debut” awards, including one “Filmfare Award” for her debuted movie “Dabangg” (2010).
- Later, in 2014, She also got two awards for her film “Lootera” (2013), which were “BIG Star Entertainment Awards” (Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role – Female) and “Zee Cine Awards” (Best Actress Critics).
Salary and Net Worth
Sonakshi takes ₹4 crores per film. The estimated net worth of Sonakshi is $10 Million.
|House address||49, Ramayan, 9th Road, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Phone Number||She didn’t like to share his Phone number publicly.|
|Email Id||Not Available|
- Once Sonakshi was linked to a leaked M.M.S., which had gone viral on WhatsApp. However, it was proved to be a fake video.
- In 2015, an F.I.R. was lodged against Sonakshi Sinha, Arjun Kapoor, Karan Johar, Deepika Padukone, and Ranveer Singh to participate in the controversial ‘A.I.B. Roast.’ A complaint was filed against them for indulging in indecent behavior in public.
- Sonakshi was highly trolled on Twitter and other social media when she could not answer a simple question on “KBC 11”. She shared the hot seat with Rajasthani artisan Ruma Devi, relating to the religious epic the “Ramayana.”
- During the 25th episode of “KBC 11”, the show’s host-megastar Amitabh Bachchan asked Sonakshi, the question “According to Ramayana, Hanuman fetched the Sanjeevani herb for whom?” Sonakshi failed to answer the question, which led to widespread trolling of her on the micro-blogging site Twitter. #YoSonakshiSoDumb was trending on Twitter during the time, as well as Amitabh Bachchan also made fun of her because of lack of general knowledge. In the response, she sarcastically accepted that she doesn’t know “Pythagoras Theorem” “Mughal Chronological order” and concluded with her love for memes in response to trolling.
Facts about Sonakshi Sinha
- Sonakshi’s father, Shatrughan Sinha, was a member of “Lok Sabha” (2009–2014, and 2014–2019) from Patna Sahib and “Rajya Sabha” (1996–2002, and 2002–2008). He was also a “Union Cabinet Minister” of “Health and Family Welfare and Shipping” in the Former “Prime Minister” Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.
- Her mother, Poonam, is a former Miss Young India (1968).
- Earlier, Sonakshi was overweight, but she lost 30 kg for the demand of her debuted film “Dabangg” (2010).
- Despite her hectic schedule, Sonakshi Sinha makes sure to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
- Also, Sonakshi is very particular about her skincare routine. She cleanses, tones, and moisturizes daily and does “Multani mitti” (Fuller’s earth) pack occasionally. Sonakshi also drinks a lot of water to keep her skin fresh.
- She is tech-savvy(a person who is well informed about or proficient in the use of modern technology, especially computers).
- Sonakshi is a left-hander.
- Sonakshi’s looks are often compared with the popular actress “Reena Roy,” her father’s co-star.
- She promotes breaking the stereotypes of typical body size.
- Sonakshi Sinha also worked as a Philanthropist, and she is an avid animal lover.
- Sonakshi had walked on Ramp for a “PETA campaign” advocating the adoption and sterilization of dogs and cats.
- She has starred in a one-minute video P.S.A., urging everyone to adopt animals and have them sterilized.
- She also likes underwater diving.
- Sonakshi calls herself Shotgun Junior on her Instagram account as she is the daughter of Bollywood Shotgun Shatrugan Sinha.
- She also walked on the Ramp for many leading brands and worked in many T.V. commercials such as “Colgate” and “NatureFresh Acti-Lite Refined Oil,” etc.