Sonali Bendre – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nickname Sonali
Gender Female
Age 47 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth January 1, 1975
Full Name Sonali Bendre
Profession Actress, Model
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mumbai, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 32-28-32 Inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 Feet 6 Inches (1.68 m)
Weight 55 kg (121 lbs)
Waist 28 Inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Shoe Size 8 US
Dress Size 4 US

Sonali Bendre Behl, an Indian actress who has worked in Bollywood movies and has made her identity by giving fantabulous performances. She is mainly known for appearing in the Bollywood film ‘Safarosh’ starring Aamir Khan.

Additionally, Sonali Bendre has acted in Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, and Kannada movies as well. Moreover, she has won many awards including a Filmfare Award.


Sonali Bendre has established her career as a model and actress. Initially, she took the start of her career with modeling, and later, she moved her interest into acting.

She, however, made her extensive career by working on various acting and modeling assignments. Bendre entered the Star Dust Talent Search and later, she became a model.

At the age of 19, Sonali Bendre debuted through her first film named ‘Aag’ in 1994. For her wonderful performance, she won the Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year and the Star Screen Awards for Most Promising Newcomer. In the same year, she acted in the film named Naaraaz, for which she won Filmfare’s Sensational Debut award. In 1995, she appeared in Bombay in the song Humma Humma.

Subsequently, she then started accepting roles for different Bollywood movies including ‘English Babu Desi Mam’, starring Shahrukh Khan. Likewise, she did many films throughout her acting career.


Among various achievements, the actress, Sonali Bendre has been honored with many awards including Screen Awards, Filmfare Awards, Golden Petal Awards, and many more are prominent on the list.


Sonali Bendre Education

Qualification: Graduate

School: Kendriya Vidyalaya Malleswaram, Bengaluru
Holy Cross Convent High School, Thane
Welham Girls School, Dehradun

College: Ramnarain Ruia College

Sonali Bendre Career

Profession: Actress, Model

Known For: Famous for starring in Aga Bai Arrecha! movie


Film Debut: Aag (1994)

Aag (1994)
Movie poster

TV Show: Mr & Mrs Television (2008)

Mr & Mrs Television (2008)
TV Show poster

Net Worth: USD $3 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Jit Bendre

Jit Bendre
Sonali Bendre with her family

Mother: Roopsi Bendre

Roopsi Bendre
Sonali Bendre with her mother

Sister: Goldie Behl (m. 2002)

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Sonali Bendre with her husband

Marital Status: Married

No. of Children: 1

Son: Ranveer Behl

Ranveer Behl
Sonali Bendre with her son

Sonali Bendre Favorites

Hobbies: Cooking, Writing, Travelling, Collecting Art Bric-a-Bracs

Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor

Favorite Movie: Diljale, Aashiqui 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Paan Singh Tomar

Favorite Destination: Europe

Favorite Food: Besan ka Ladoo, Steamed Modak, Caramelized Sesame Smoked Almonds, Roti wrap with Tandoori Mayonnaise, Prawn Curry, Keema Pav, Sushi, Khichdi, French Cuisines

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Clothing Brand: Oriflame, Giordani Gold

Favorite Books: Draupadi by Pratibha Ray, Paradise by Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

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