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Age: 35 Years
Boyfriend: Zaheer Iqbal
Hometown: Patna, Bihar

Sonakshi Sinha

Bio/Wiki
NicknameSona [1]Sonakshi's Facebook Account
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 169 cm
in meters- 1.69 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 6”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)35-27-35
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutHindi Film: Dabangg (2010)
Sonakshi Sinha in a still from the movie Dabangg
Tamil Film- Lingaa (2014)
Sonakshi Sinha in a still from the movie Lingaa
Awards2011
(Film - Dabangg, Best Female Debut)
• Filmfare Awards
• Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards
• International Indian Film Academy Awards
• Star Screen Awards
• Zee Cine Awards

2013
(Film - Son of Sardar, Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role – Female)
BIG Star Entertainment Awards

2014
(Film - Lootera, Best Actress)
Zee Cine Awards
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 June 1987 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2022)35 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signGemini
SignatureSonakshi Sinha signature
NationalityIndian
HometownPatna, Bihar, India
SchoolArya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai
College/UniversityShreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University (SNDT), Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduation in Fashion Designing [2]Rediff
Food HabitVegan [3]Her Zindagi
Address49, Ramayan, 9th Road, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai
HobbiesPhotography, Reading books, Doing yoga, and Dancing
TattooShe has a tattoo inked on her right collarbone
Sonakshi Sinha featuring a tattoo on her collarbone
ControversyOnce she was linked to a leaked MMS, which had gone viral on WhatsApp. However, it was a proved to be a fake video.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends• Aditya Shroff (of Fame cinemas)
Aditya Shroff
Zaheer Iqbal (actor)
Sonakshi Sinha with Zaheer Iqbal

Note: In June 2022, Sonakshi and Zaheer confirmed their relationship on social media. [4]The Times of India
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Shatrughan Sinha (Actor and Politician)
Mother- Poonam Sinha (Homemaker)
Sonakshi Sinha with her family
SiblingsBrothers- Luv Sinha (Elder), Kush Sinha (Elder)
Favourites
FoodGoanese fish curry
ActorHrithik Roshan, Russel Peters
ActressSridevi, Rekha, Rani Mukerji
FilmBollywood: Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
Hollywood: Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, Zoolander, Primal Fear,
About A Boy, Love Actually, Notting Hill
DirectorSanjay Leela Bansali
BooksShantaram by Gregory David Roberts, The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard
ColourGreen and Yellow
Fashion Designer Manish Malhotra, Salvatore Ferragamo, Narendra Kumar, Manish Malhotra, Vikram Phadnis
PerfumeVictoria's Secret Pink, Jean Paul Gaultier Classique
DestinationParis and London
Style Quotient
Car CollectionBMW 5 Series Gran Turismo (GT)

Sonakshi Sinha

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonakshi Sinha

  • Sonakshi Sinha is an Indian actress who works primarily in the Hindi entertainment industry. Soon after completing her graduation in costume designing, she worked as a costume designer for some films.
  • In 2008 and 2009, Sonakshi Sinha began her career as a model by walking the ramp at Lakme Fashion week.
  • In 2010, Sonakshi Sinha made her acting debut in the film Dabangg opposite Indian actor Salman Khan. She received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her role in Dabangg. Later, she appeared in several Hindi films such as Rowdy Rathore (2012), Son of Sardaar (2012), Dabangg 2 (2012), and Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty (2014).
  • In 2013, Sonakshi Sinha appeared in the film Lootera in which she played the role of a troubled woman suffering from tuberculosis. She earned critical acclaim for her character in the film and won several accolades and a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
  • Sonakshi Sinha is a professed animal lover. She is often spotted campaigning for the PETA in which she often advocates for the adoption of dogs and cats. In 2013, she appeared in a one-minute advertisement for PETA in which she urged everyone to adopt and sterilise animals. In the video, she was saying,

    Breeders, pet stores and people who don’t sterilize their animals are responsible for all the animals who end up homeless. Every time someone buys a dog or cat from a breeder or pet store, a homeless animal roaming the streets or waiting in an animal shelter loses a chance at a home and a good life.”

    Sonakshi Sinha while promoting a PETA campaign

    Sonakshi Sinha while promoting a PETA campaign

  • In 2014, Sonakshi Sinha dubbed her voice in the American film Rio 2. In the same year, she appeared in a music video titled Superstar with renowned Punjabi singer Yo Yo Honey Singh. In July 2014, in the World Kabaddi League, Sonakshi Sinha jointly bought a team for the Kabaddi competitions.
  • In 2014, she marked her Tamil debut with the film Lingaa opposite Rajinikanth, and this film was directed by KS Ravikumar.
  • In 2015, Sonakshi Sinha appeared in the film Tevar, which was directed by Boney Kapoor. Sinha received critical comments for her role in the film. According to Rajeev Masand, her role in the film was nothing to do with the script of the film. He wrote,

    Sonakshi Sinha, playing another simpering damsel in another South remake, once again has nothing to do. She appears content showing up for a few dance numbers, and waiting around for a man to save her.”

  • In 2017, Sonakshi Sinha appeared in a titular role in Sunhil Sippy’s comedy film Noor, which was based on Saba Imtiaz’s novel Karachi, You’re Killing Me!. In the same year, she appeared in the film Ittefaq, which was a remake of the 1969 murder mystery Ittefaq. The other cast of the film included Sidharth Malhotra and Akshaye Khanna.

    Sonakshi Sinha in a still from the movie Ittefaq

    Sonakshi Sinha in a still from the movie Ittefaq

  • In March 2017, Sonakshi Sinha announced that she was working on a new single, and reportedly, it was also speculated that on 10 May 2017, she might perform as the opening act for Canadian singer Justin Bieber‘s Purpose World Tour concert at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai; however, her program was cancelled.
  • In 2018, Sonakshi Sinha appeared in the comedy film Welcome to New York, and the cast of the film included Diljit Dosanjh and Karan Johar.
  • In 2019, she was cast in the film Mission Mangal in a supporting role and the film was unsuccessful at the box office. In the same year, she gave a dance performance on a song titled ”Mungda” from the comedy film Total Dhamaal. Sonakshi Sinha then appeared in the film Kalank along with the actors Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Alia Bhatt, and Varun Dhawan.
  • In June 2020, Sonakshi Sinha deactivated her Twitter handle as she was facing some negative trolling on it. [5]Hindustan Times She wrote a message on her Instagram account after deactivating the account. She wrote,

    How i got myself off twitter and away from the negativity. Some people are celebrating like they won something… im happy for you, tumhe laga raha hai na… lagne do, kisi ko koi farak nahi padh raha (I am happy that you feel this way. Continue feeling like that, nobody gives a damn).”

  • Sonakshi Sinha has a nail art website named SOEZI in which she displays and sells various types of nail art products. [6]Sonakshi’s Website
  • In the Bollywood film industry, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are Sonakshi’s inspirations.
  • Once Sonakshi Sinha was trolled as fat on Twitter when she posted a Tweet on the meat ban due to an ongoing Jain festival in Mumbai. [7]The Times of India She wrote,

    Meat ban in Mumbai due to the ongoing Jain festival. She had tweeted, "This is a free country! Welcome to BAN-istan… I meant india.. Stupid.”

  • Sonakshi appeared as a judge in several Indian reality shows such as Indian Idol and Indian Idol Junior in 2015, Nach Baliye and Om Shanti Om in 2017, and Myntra Fashion Superstar in 2019.

    Sonakshi Sinha on the sets of Indian Idol Junior

    Sonakshi Sinha on the sets of Indian Idol Junior

  • Apart from acting, Sonakshi Sinha began her singing career with a song titled “Aaj Mood Ishqholic Hai” in the film Tevar in 2015 in collaboration with Meet Bros. In 2016, she lent her voice to the song “Rajj Rajj Ke” in the film Akira. Subsequently, she has sung four songs including “Rafta Rafta Medley” from the film Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se in 2018. In 2021, she released her two songs titled “Hum Hindustani” and “Mil Mahiya.” Later, she performed a live musical show in which she sang Yo Yo Honey Singh’s hit song ‘Love Dose’ from a girl’s perspective.
    Aaj Mood Ishqholic Hai' Full Video Song Sonakshi Sinha, Meet Bros T Series1 on Make a GIF
  • Sonakshi initially worked as an usher ( a person who shows people where to sit) at the Lakme Fashion Week. 
  • Before doing films, she also worked as a fashion designer. In her leisure time, Sonakshi loves drawing sketches and painting.
  • Earlier, Sonakshi Sinha was overweight, but she lost 30 kg for the demand of her debut film Dabangg (2010). Soon after she received her remuneration for the film Dabangg, she donated a considerable amount to Salman Khan’s NGO named Being Human.
  • Despite her hectic schedule, she makes sure to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Sonakshi is a fitness enthusiast. She often shares pictures and videos of her workout sessions on various social media platforms. She regularly does yoga, swimming, and physical exercise at the gym.
  • According to Sonakshi Sinha, she is very particular about her skincare routine; she cleanses, tones and moisturizes on a daily basis and often applies a Multani Mitti pack on her face. She drinks a lot of water to keep her skin fresh.
  • In her childhood, Sonakshi Sinha loves wearing sarees and a nose pin which could be confirmed through her multiple films.

    A childhood picture of Sonakshi Sinha

    A childhood picture of Sonakshi Sinha

  • Sonakshi Sinha remains very active on social media. She is followed by over 23 million people on Instagram. She regularly posts her pictures and videos on various social media platforms. On Facebook, 28 million people follow her page.
  • In a conversation with a media house, Sonakshi Sinha revealed that she received rupees 500 per day when she was working at a Fashion Week. She said,

    I got my first pay cheque when I volunteered as an usher at a fashion week. I was still in college then and I was being paid Rs 500 a day. By the time the event ended, I had earned Rs 3000. I gave the cheque to my parents. My mother has framed it and kept it as a memento.”

    In the same conversation, she added that whatever the amount she earned from movies and songs, she hand over it to her parents. She added,

    Till date, every cheque I get, goes to my parents. I have few needs so whenever I need money, I ask them.”

  • Sonakshi often posts pictures of her pet dogs on social media. She believes that playing with your pet is the best de-stressing activity.

    Sonakshi Sinha with her pet dog

    Sonakshi Sinha with her pet dog

  • Her looks are often compared with the yesteryear actress “Reena Roy”, her father’s co-star.

    A picture comparing the looks of Reena Roy and Sonakshi Sinha

    A picture comparing the looks of Reena Roy and Sonakshi Sinha

  • Her mother, Poonam Sinha is a former Miss Young India (1968).
  • She is tech-savvy.
  • Sonakshi Sinha is a left-hander.
  • Sonakshi Sinha is often featured by several renowned magazines and tabloids on their cover.

    Sonakshi Sinha on the cover of Femina Magazine

    Sonakshi Sinha on the cover of Femina Magazine