Sonal Chauhan was born on Saturday, 16 May 1987 (age 37 years; as of 2023) in Bulandshahr/Agra, Uttar Pradesh. She did her schooling at Delhi Public School, Delhi. She then pursued her graduation in philosophy honours at Gargi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi. While she was in college, she started developing an interest in modelling.
Who is Sonal Chauhan?
Sonal Chauhan is an Indian actor, model, and singer, who mainly works in Hindi and Telugu films. She is the first Indian to win the Miss World Tourism title in 2005. She made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Jannat’ (2008) In Which she was paired opposite Emraan Hashmi.
Sonal Chauhan Biography & More
|Real Name||Sonal Singh Chauhan|
|Profession||Actress and Model|
|Date of Birth||16 May 1987|
|Age (as of 2023)||36 Years|
|Birth Place||Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|Hometown||Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||Delhi Public School, Noida|
|College||Gargi College, New Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||Philosophy honors|
|Parents||Father- Raghuraj Singh Chauhan (Police)|
Mother- Shivani Chauhan
|Siblings||Brother- 1 (Elder)|
Sister- Himani Chauhan and 1 More
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sahil Zaroo, Neil Nitin Mukesh (Actor)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx)||in centimeters- 170 cm|
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’7″
|Weight (approx)||in kilograms- 52 kg|
in pounds- 115 Ibs
|Figure Measurements (approx)||34-26-34|
She belongs to a Royal Rajput Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Raghuraj Singh Chauhan, is a retired Uttar Pradesh Police Officer. Her Mother’s name is Shivani Chauhan. Her sister, Himani Chauhan, is an associate creative director at Jio Studios. Her brother’s name is Vikram Chauhan.
At the beginning of her acting career, she dated the Indian businessman Sahil Jaroo, who was arrested in the Rahul Mahajan drug case (2006) for providing illegal drugs to the Indian reality show entertainer and ex-pilot Rahul Mahajan. In 2008, while Sonal was at the Jet Airways counter of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport’s terminal -B to collect a boarding pass for a Hyderabad flight, she had a verbal argument with Sahil. The verbal spat heated up and Sahil slapped Sonal in public. He also snatched her mobile and threw it on the floor. Soon after the incident, 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.
Neil Nitin Mukesh
In 2013, the rumours of her dating the Indian actor Neil Nitin Mukesh started while they were working together in the Hindi film ‘3G’. In various interviews, Neil talked about his relationship with Sonal and even confirmed his marriage with her. However, when she was asked about it, she denied it and said she was only friends with Neil.
In 2017, various sources claimed that she was dating the Indian actor Abhimanyu Dassani who is the son of the Indian actress Bhagyashree. They were often spotted together at various events.
Sonal Chauhan Education, Qualification
Sonal Chauhan did schooling from Delhi Public School, Noida. After that, She attended Gargi College, New Delhi and studied Philosophy honours.
Sonal started her career as a model. In 2005, she became Femina Miss India World Tourism 2005 and went on to win Miss World Tourism 20005 title at Miri, Sarawak state of Malaysia. While Miss Russia Natalya Pervova and Miss Lebanon Sandra Raymond El-Sayegh were declared first and second runners up respectively. 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 then appeared in TV commercials for various brands like Lay’s, Pepsi, Face Fresh Fairness Cream, Dish TV, and Safi.
Sonal has also appeared in print advertisements for various brands.
She has walked the ramp for many ace Indian fashion designers.
In 2008, she made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Jannat’ in which she played the role of Zoya Mathur. Earlier, the makers of the film spotted her at a coffee shop and approached her for the film.
After appearing in the Hindi films ‘Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap’ (2011), ‘Pehla Sitara’ (2012), and ‘3G’ (2013), she took a break from Hindi films.
After almost five years, she appeared in the Hindi film ‘Paltan’ (2018). In 2023, she played the role of Mandodari in the bilingual (Hindi-Telugu) film ‘Adipurush’.
In 2008, she made her Telugu film debut with the film ‘Rainbow’ as Swapna.
Some of her other Telugu films are “Legend” (2014), “Sher’ (2015), ‘Size Zero’ (2015), ‘Ruler’ (2019), and ‘F3: Fun and Frustration’ (2022).
In 2010, she played the role of Prakruthi in her debut Kannada film ‘Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu.’
In 2019, she played the role of Meenakshi Pirzada in the ZEE5 Hindi series ‘Skyfire.’
In 2006, she made her dubut in the music videos with “Samjho Na Kuch To Samjho Na ” by Himesh Reshammiya.
Some of her other Hindi music videos are “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.
She has lent her voice to the song “Kaise Bataaoon” from the Hindi film ‘3G’ (2013).
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023||3 Million – 5 Million US Doller (approx)|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022||1 Million – 5 Million US Doller (approx)|
|Income Source||Primary Income source Movie Actress (profession)|
Her Ex-boyfriend Sahil Zaroo was accused in Rahul Mahajan’s drug case, and he even slapped Sonal in an airport.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonal Chauhan
- Sonal won the Miss World Tourism 2005 in Malaysia, and was first Indian to have achieved it.
- She belongs from a royal Chauhan Rajput family of Manipur.
- She first faced the acted by featuring in Himesh Reshammiya’s album Aap Kaa Surroor.
- She has a robbery of around 40 lakhs in her Noida house, which included her winning crown.
- Apart from acting, she loves singing.
Is Sonal Chauhan from royal family?
She is the princess of this Khaandaan and the granddaughter of lftikhar Ali Khan and Sajida Sultan (Begum of Bhopal). Another glam doll of Bollywood, Sonal Chauhan also holds a royal background. She belongs to the Rajput family of Uttar Pradesh.
When was Sonal Chauhan born?
Sonal Chauhan (born 16 May 1985/1987) is an Indian actress, singer and model who predominantly works in Telugu and Hindi films.
Who is the father of Sonal Chauhan?
Raghuraj Singh Chauhan
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