Sonakshi Sinha is an actress and daughter of star Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha. She makes her debut in the Bollywood industry with the superhit film Dabangg along with Salmaan Khan. Also, Sona is her nickname in the Bollywood industry. Along with an actress, she is a very good singer as well.
Name: Sonakshi Sinha
Occupation: Actress and Singer
Date of Birth: 2 June 1987
Marital Status: Unmarried
Father Name: Shatrughan Sinha
Mother Name: Poonam Sinha
Brother Name: Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha
Height: 5’6″ (Approx)
Weight: 70kg (Approx)
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
On 2 June 1987, Sonakshi Sinha was born in Patna, Bihar, India. Her Eye color is Dark Brown and her zodiac sign is Gemini. Before making the debut in Bollywood, she worked as a costume designer and designed the costume for the film Mera Dil Leke Dekho in 2005. Also, she worked as Usher at Lakme Fashion Week. In 2010, she was selected for the film Dabangg to make her debut in Bollywood but she was overweight for the film. So, she has reduced her 30kg weight by regular goes the gym and now, she makes her body healthy and balanced lifestyle.
Caste, Family, and Relations
Sonakshi Sinha Belongs to Hindu Family. Shatrughan Sinha, her father is an actor and a former member of the Lok Sabha. Her mother’s name is Poonam Sinha and she is a housemaker and Former Miss Young India in 1968. she has only two young elder brothers – Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha. In an earlier life, she was in affair with Aditya Shroff (of fame Cinema) but due to unknown reasons, they end their relationship. According to rumoured, she is in a relationship with Bunty Sajdeh.
Sonakshi Sinha did schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai and she is a very bright student from her school time. She completes her Fashion Designer Course and graduated from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University (SNDT), Mumbai. After completes her college, she worked as a person who helped the people where to sit at the Lakme Fashion Week. Also, worked as a costume designer in the film industry. Finally, in 2010, she got her first film Dabangg alongside Salman Khan in which she played the role of a village girl Rajjo Pandey. This film was super hit at the Box Office and she gains lots of fame in the Bollywood. After this hit movie, she received many offers from Bollywood. Also, she won her first Filmfare awards for Best Female Debut for Dabangg. After the one year break, she appeared in the Prabhu Deva’s Rowdy Rathore(2012) alongside Akshay Kumar. This movie received mixed reviews but overall this movie has blockbuster at the Box Office and collecting est. ₹198 crores (approx). In the same year, she appeared in Joker(2012), again opposite Akshay Kumar. But this movie super flop at the box office and very negative reviews from the critics. Ashwni Dhir’s Son of Sardar, her third film of 2012 alongside Ajay Devgn. But again, this the film has flopped at the Box Office. After two back to back flop, she appeared in Arbaaz Khan’s Dabangg 2 film and this the film was super hit at the Box Office and also in a major financial success. Along with movies, she dubbed the voice of Tooth in the Hindi Version of Rise of the Guardians.
In 2013, she appeared in Lootera opposite Ranveer Singh. This film average at the box office but everyone appreciates her performance in which she played the role of Pakhi, a Bengali girl. Her second film of 2013 Milan Luthria’s Once upon a time in Mumbai Dobara which is the second part of Once upon a time in Mumbai. In this film, she appeared with Akshay Kumar and Imran Khan, but this film received mixed reviews from critics. After that, she appeared in Bullet Raja with Saif Ali Khan and this movie flopped on the Box Office. And the Last film of 2013 was R… Rajkumar, which is directed by Prabhu Deva, opposite Shahid Kapoor. This film was a commercial success on the Box Office and received mixed reviews from critics. In 2014, she appeared in Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty alongside Akshay Kumar again. This movie was super hit at the Box Office. After that, she appeared in several movies such as Action Jackson (2014), Lingaa(2014), Tever(2015), Akira(2016), Force 2(2016), Noor(2017), Ittefaq(2017), Welcome to the New York (2018), Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi (2018), Total Dhamaal (2019), Kalank (2019), Mission Mangal (2019), Dabangg 3 (2019). Her the upcoming film is Bhuj: A Pride of India alongside Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgn, and Parineeti Chopra.
Some Interesting Facts
Per Movie Charge (approx): 4 Crore (INR)
Net Worth (approx): $10 Million
Favourite Foods: Goanese fish curry
Favourite Actors: Hrithik Roshan and Russel Peters
Favourite Actresses: Rekha, Rani Mukerji and Sridevi
Favourite Colors: Green and Yellow
Favourite Directors: Sanjay Leela Bansali
Favourite Bollywood Film: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ).
Favourite Hollywood Film: Primal Fear, Love Actually, Kung Fu Panda, Notting Hill, Madagascar, About A Boy, Zoolander.
Favourite Perfume: Jean Paul Gaultier Classique and Victoria’s Secret Pink
Favourite Fashion Designer: Manish Malhotra, Narendra Kumar, Vikram Phadnis, Salvatore Ferragamo.
Favourite Books: The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard, Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts.
Favourite Destination: London, Paris