Sunali Rathod (Singer) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Sunali Rathod

Real NameSonali Sheth
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in feet inches- 5’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 January
AgeNot Known
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
CollegeSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutAlbum: Aaghaaz (1986)
TV: Mission Ustaad (2007-2008)
HobbiesTravelling, Singing
Awards1986- Best Ghazal Singer Award by for her debut album 'Aaghaaz'
2016- Global Indian Music Academy Award along with "Roop Kumar Rathod" for Best Ghazal Album of the year for album 'Zikr Tera'
ControversyIn 2012, her brother "Sameer Sheth" lodged a non-cognizable complaint against her at Gamdevi Police Station in Mumbai by alleging that she wants a share in their Peddar Road bungalow and they (Sonali & Roop Kumar Rathod) have been mistreating their father "Jitendra Sheth."
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Boyfriends• Anup Jalota (Singer)
• Roop Kumar Rathod (Singer)
Marriage DateYear, 1989 (with Roop Kumar Rathod)
Husband/SpouseFirst Husband- Anup Jalota (Divorced, Singer)
Sunali Rathod ex-husband Anup Jalota
Second Husband- Roop Kumar Rathod (Singer)
Sunali Rathod with her husband Roop Kumar Rathod
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Reewa Rathod (from Roop Kumar Rathod)
Sunali Rathod with her husband Roop Kumar Rathod and daughter Reewa Rathod
ParentsFather- Jitendra Sheth
Mother- Name Not Known (Died)
Sunali Rathod mother
SiblingsBrother- Sameer Sheth
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Singer(s)Jagjit Singh, Lata Mangeshkar

Sunali RathodSome Lesser Known Facts About Sunali Rathod

  • Does Sunali Rathod smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Sunali Rathod drink alcohol?: Yes

    Sunali Rathod drinks alcohol

    Sunali Rathod drinks alcohol

  • Sunali Rathod was born in a Gujarati family.
  • At the age of 10, she started singing and got trained under “Purushottam Upadhyay” and “Hridaynath Mangeshkar.”
  • She also received training in classical singing from ‘Ustaad Fayyaz and Niyaz Ahmed of Kirana School of Music.’
  • At the age of 18, Sunali released her first Extended Play (EP) record of Gujarati songs with an entertainment retailing company, HMV Retail Ltd.
  • She has sung different types of songs from different categories of music like Tappa, Bhajan, Ghazal, Kheyal, and Light music.
  • While she was a student of music, she got married to a popular singer “Anup Jalota” without the approval of his family. Later, because of some personal issues, their marriage couldn’t go long, and they soon separated.
  • In 1983, Sunali met with the famous singer “Roop Kumar Rathod” through a common friend & late actor Joy Mukherjee’s wife “Neelam.” After six years of being in a relationship, they finally got married in 1989.

    Sunali Rathod with Roop Kumar Rathod

    Sunali Rathod with Roop Kumar Rathod

  • After her marriage with “Roop Kumar Rathod,” they produced numerous hit albums like ‘Ishara,’ ‘Khushbu,’ ‘Mitwa,’ ‘Mohabbat Ho Gayee,’ ‘Pyaar ka Jashn,’ ‘Vaada,’ ‘Bazme Meer,’ ‘Mannpasand,’ ‘Kalma,’ etc.
  • They have also given numerous live performances throughout the world.

  • In 2005, she, along with her husband “Roop Kumar Rathod,” appeared as guests on the famous comedy show ‘Sarabhai vs Sarabhai.’
  • They also participated in the Indian musical reality show ‘Mission Ustaad’ in 2007. They were crowned with the title of ‘Ustaad Jodi.’

  • In 2017, Sunali performed in a unique webcert, ‘She is a Winner,’ on Women’s Day.
  • She has sung in various languages like Marathi, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, and English.
  • She is an avid animal and nature lover.