Sonal Singh Chauhan is an Indian fashion model, actress and singer. She has won several beauty contests and made her acting debut in the movie Jannat directed by Kunal Deshmukh.Sonal Chauhan, an Indian film actress, model, and singer, has made a significant impact in the Bollywood actress and Telugu film industries.
Known for her beauty and talent, she has become a household name and continues to charm her audience with her performances.
Early Life and Upbringing
Born on 16 May 1987 in Bulandshahr/Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Sonal Chauhan had an early inclination towards the glamour world. She completed her schooling at Delhi Public School, Delhi, and later pursued Philosophy Honours at Gargi College, University of Delhi.
Her academic background is as diverse and interesting as her career.
Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign
|Full Name||Sonal Singh Chauhan|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as)||Sonal Singh Chauhan|
|Date of Birth||16 May 1985 or 1987|
|Age (as of 2023)||38 or 36 years|
|Birthplace||Bulandshahr or Agra, Uttar Pradesh|
|Hometown||Noida, Uttar Pradesh|
|Current Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Education Qualification||Philosophy honors from Gargi College, New Delhi|
|Hobbies and Interests||Collecting heels, singing, fitness, wellness, meditation, yoga, painting|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||Facebook, [Instagram], [Twitter]|
|Wikipedia Profile link||Sonal Chauhan|
|IMDb Profile link||[Sonal Chauhan]|
Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||34-26-34 inches|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5’ 7″ / 170 cm|
|Weight in kg, lbs||55 kg / 121 lbs|
|Hairstyle||Medium-length straight hair|
|Distinctive Features||Sharp features, dimpled smile|
Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs
Sonal hails from a royal Chauhan Rajput family. Her father, Raghuraj Singh Chauhan, is a retired Uttar Pradesh Police Officer, and her mother’s name is Shivani Chauhan.
She has a brother named Vikram Chauhan and a sister, Himani Chauhan, who is an associate creative director at Jio Studios. As of 2023, she is unmarried.
|Spouse – Husband||N/A|
|Father||Raghuraj Singh Chauhan|
|Siblings||Himani Chauhan (sister), 2 more sisters|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Sahil Zaroo (2006-2007), Neil Nitin Mukesh (2007-2010), Abhimanyu Singh (2010-2011), Vikram Bhatt (2012-2014), Arjun Kapoor (alleged)|
|Significant Relationships||Her first boyfriend Sahil Zaroo was arrested for drug possession in 2006, her ex-boyfriend Neil Nitin Mukesh proposed to her on her birthday in 2009 but she rejected him, her ex-boyfriend Vikram Bhatt directed her in the horror film 3G in 2013|
Rise to Stardom
Sonal’s journey to stardom began when she won the title of Femina Miss India and Miss World Tourism in 2005. She made her acting debut with the Hindi film ‘Jannat’ in 2008, where she was paired opposite Emraan Hashmi.
Her performance was well-received, paving the way for a successful acting career.
Debut Film – Jannat
Successful Film – Paltan
Career, Awards, and Achievements
Throughout her career, Sonal has delivered several hit films and received numerous awards. She was nominated for Best Female Debut by 54th Filmfare Awards for the Hindi film Jannat.
In 2017, she won the Most Promising Actress for the Telugu film Dictator by TSR–TV9 National Film Awards
|Profession(s)||Actress, model, singer|
|Debut Film||Jannat (2008)|
|Notable Roles||Zoya Mathur in Jannat, Sheena in 3G, Sneha in Legend, Anushka in Pandaga Chesko|
|Recent Films – New Movies||Paltan (2018), Jack and Dil (2018), Ruler (2019), The Power (2021)|
|Upcoming Films||F3: Fun and Frustration (2022), The Ghost (2022), Adipurush (2023)|
|Popular Television Series||Skyfire (2019)|
|Awards and Achievements||Femina Miss India World Tourism 2005, Miss World Tourism 2005, Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female (2009), South Indian International Movie Award for Best Debutant Actress – Telugu (2014)|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Dish TV, Ponds, Nokia, LG, Reliance CDMA, Hero Honda Passion, Nokia N Series, Hindustan Times|
|Professional Associations||Cine and TV Artistes’ Association, Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association|
|Training and Education||Philosophy honors from Gargi College, New Delhi|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Jannat (2008), Legend (2014), Pandaga Chesko (2015), Dictator (2016)|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||Jannat (2008), 3G (2013), Paltan (2018)|
Assets and Finances – Net Worth
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 10-50 crore / $1.4-6.8 million|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 50-80 lakh / $68,000-109,000|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||N/A|
|Sponsorship Deals||Dish TV, Ponds, Nokia, LG, Reliance CDMA, Hero Honda Passion, Nokia N Series, Hindustan Times|
|Real Estate Holdings||A house in Noida, Uttar Pradesh|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned||N/A|
|Cars Collection||Audi Q7|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislike
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Film||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge|
|Favorite Music Bands||Coldplay, Maroon 5|
|Favorite Books||The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne|
|Favorite Food||Sushi, chocolate cake|
|Things s/he like||Fitness, wellness, meditation, yoga, painting|
|Things s/he dislike||Negativity, dishonesty, violence|
Top 5 Best Films – Sonal Chauhan
|Film Name||Year of Release||Character Played|
|Pandaga Chesko||2015||Anushka (Sweety)|
Controversies – Sonal Chauhan
While Sonal has mostly stayed away from controversies, there have been a few instances that caught media attention. However, she has always handled these situations with grace and dignity.
Interesting Facts – Sonal Chauhan
- Sonal is the first Indian to win the Miss World Tourism title.
- She hails from a royal Chauhan Rajput family.
- She loves singing.
- She had a robbery of around 40 lakhs at her Noida house, which included her winning crown.
- Her Zodiac sign is Taurus.
- She has a tattoo on the back of her right shoulder- ‘Angel is Devil’ with wings.
Sonal Chauhan’s journey from a small-town girl to a successful actress is truly inspiring. With her talent and hard work, she has carved a niche for herself in the Indian film industry.
As she continues to entertain her audience with her performances, we look forward to seeing more of her in the coming years.