|Real Name||Sonali 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 Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||17 January|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College||St. Xavier's College, Mumbai|
|Debut||Album: Aaghaaz (1986)
TV: Mission Ustaad (2007-2008)
|Awards||1986- 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'
|Controversy||In 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|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Anup Jalota (Singer)
• Roop Kumar Rathod (Singer)
|Marriage Date||Year, 1989 (with Roop Kumar Rathod)|
|Husband/Spouse||First Husband- Anup Jalota (Divorced, Singer)
Second Husband- Roop Kumar Rathod (Singer)
Daughter- Reewa Rathod (from Roop Kumar Rathod)
|Parents||Father- Jitendra Sheth
Mother- Name Not Known (Died)
|Siblings||Brother- Sameer Sheth
Sister- Not Known
|Favourite Singer(s)||Jagjit Singh, Lata Mangeshkar|
- Does Sunali Rathod smoke?: Not Known
- Does Sunali Rathod drink alcohol?: Yes
- 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.
- 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.
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