Marital Status: Unmarried
Hometown: Uttar Pradesh
Age: 36 Years
|Nickname||So YouTube – Myntra|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Model, Singer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-28-34|
|Debut||Film (Hindi): Jannat (2008) as Zoya Mathur
Film (Telugu): Rainbow (2008) as Swapna
Film (Kannada): Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu (2010) as Prakruthi
|Awards||• 2009: Nominated for Best Female Debut by 54th Filmfare Awards for the Hindi film Jannat
• 2012: Nominated for Superstar of Tomorrow-Female by Stardust Awards
• 2012: Nominated for Breakthrough Performance – Female for the Hindi film Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap by Stardust Awards
• 2016: Nominated for Rising Star of the Year for the Telugu film Pandaga Chesko & Size Zero by Zee Telugu Apsara Awards
• 2017: Won Most Promising Actress for the Telugu film Dictator by TSR–TV9 National Film Awards
• 2017: Most Stylish Award by CAMA
|Date of Birth||16 May 1987 (Saturday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||36 Years Telly Chakkar|
|Birthplace||Bulandshahr/Agra, Uttar Pradesh|
|Hometown||Agra, Uttar Pradesh|
|School||Delhi Public School, Delhi|
|College/University||Gargi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||Graduation in Philosophy Honours The Indian Express|
|Religion||Hinduism The Times of India|
|Caste||Rajput The Times of India|
|Food Habit||Non-vegetarian YouTube – Myntra|
|Tattoo||On the back of her right shoulder- ‘Angel is Devil’ with wings
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Sahil Jaroo (businessman)
• Neil Nitin Mukesh (actor; rumoured) Amar Ujala
• Abhimanyu Dasani (actor; rumoured) Bollywood Bubble
• KL Rahul (cricketer; rumoured) Cricket Times
|Parents||Father- Raghuraj Singh Chauhan (retired Uttar Pradesh Police Officer)
Mother- Shivani Chauhan
|Siblings||Brother- Vikram Chauhan (image in parents' section)
Sister- Himani Chauhan (associate creative director at Jio Studios)
|Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Film(s)||Before Sunrise (1995), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)|
|Celebrity Couple||Virat Kohli–Anushka Sharma|
|Dessert||Vanilla Pound Cake|
|Fashion Brand(s)||Zara, H&M, Forever 21|
|Fashion Designer(s)||Zuhair Murad, Rohit Bal, Tanieya Khanuja|
|Food||Fried Chicken, Chocolates, Prawns, Momos, Butter Chicken with Butter Naan|
|Book||Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez|
|Social Media Platform|
|Car Collection||• Audi A6
• Mercedes Benz E-Class
• Hyundai Creta
• Maruti Ciaz
|Net Worth (approx.)||In 2021, her net worth was approx Rs 2 million to Rs 5 million.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonal Chauhan
- Sonal Chauhan is an Indian actor, model, and singer. She gained popularity with her debut Hindi film ‘Jannat’ (2008) starring Emraan Hashmi.
- During her college days, she started participating in a few modelling competitions.
- In 2005, she won the Femina Miss India World Tourism title. In the same year, she won the Miss World Tourism title. Whereas, Miss Russia Natalya Pervova and Miss Lebanon Sandra Raymond El-Sayegh became first and second runner-up respectively. The event was held at Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia. In the final round of the beauty pageant, she was asked,
If I came to your country, where would you take me and why?”
I would take you to Rishikesh to show you that there is still a place on earth where you can get peace and mental calm.”
- She has appeared in TV commercials for many brands such as Lay’s, Pepsi, Face Fresh Fairness Cream, Dish TV, and Safi.
- She has been featured in various print advertisements and photoshoots.
- She has walked the ramp in many popular fashion shows.
- In 2006, she appeared in Himesh Reshammiya’s Hindi music video “Samjho Na Kuch To Samjho Na.”
- In an interview, she shared that she was spotted at a coffee shop by the maker of the Hindi film ‘Jannat’ (2008).
- She has appeared in a few Hindi films like ‘Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap’ (2011), ‘Pehla Sitara’ (2012), and ‘3G’ (2013). After the release of ‘3G,’ she took a break from Hindi films.
- At the beginning of her career, she dated the Indian businessman Sahil Jaroo, who was one of the suspects in the Rahul Mahajan drug case. In 2008, she had a verbal spat with Sahil at the Jet Airways counter of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport’s terminal 1-B, and during the fight, he slapped her in public. He even snatched her phone and threw it. Soon, the CISF officials posted at the airport arrested him under Sections 323 (causing hurt), 354 (outraging modesty of a woman), 448 (trespass), 509 (insulting modesty of a woman), and 427 (causing damage) of the Indian Penal Code. India Today
- In 2013, she sang “Kaise Bataaoon” song from the Hindi film ‘3G.’ While shooting for the film, her dating rumours with her co-actor Neil Nitin Mukesh started. In an interview, Neil even confirmed that they were getting married. However, Sonal denied it. Amar Ujala
- She has acted in a few Telugu films like ‘Legend’ (2014), ‘Sher’ (2015), ‘Size Zero’ (2015), ‘Ruler’ (2019), and ‘The Ghost’ (2022).
- In 2015, Sonal filed a police complaint of theft at her home in Greater Noida. In the complaint, she mentioned that her beauty pageant crown, worth Rs 3.5 lakh cash, and jewellery worth Rs 40 lakh were missing. At the time of the incident, she was not present at home and her mother and sister were not present at home. The Times of India
- In 2016, one of her fans gifted her around 8000 roses.
- She has appeared in many Hindi music videos like “Fursat” (2016) by Arjun Kanungo, “Badtameez” (2016) by Ankit Tiwari, “Kuch Nahi” (2018) by Jyotica Tangri, and “Mere Aas Paas” (2019) by Yasser Desai, Jyotica Tangri.
- In 2018, she made her comeback in the Hindi films with ‘Paltan.’
- In 2019, she appeared in the Zee5 Hindi web series ‘Skyfire’ in which she played the role of Meenakshi Pirzada.
- She once shared that her father was very strict and did not want her to make a career in the entertainment industry.
- In an interview, she shared that had she not become an actor, she would be a journalist.`
- She has been featured on the cover of many popular magazines like FHM, Femina, Lifestyle, Stuff, Maxim, and Cultured Magazine.
- She loves collecting watches and shoes and has a good collection of them.
- She regularly practices yoga to maintain her fitness.
- She is a dog lover, and she often shares pictures of dogs on her Instagram account.
- She is a religious person and regularly visits temples and other religious places.
- She enjoys travelling, reading books, and swimming in her leisure time.
- In 2023, she played the role of Mandodari in the bilingual (Hindi-Telugu) film ‘Adipurush.’