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Education and schooling
Sonakshi Sinha did her initial schooling at Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai. She did her graduation in Fashion Designing from Premlila Vithaldas Polytechnic of Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University.
Parents: Shatrughan Sinha (Father), Poonam Sinha (Mother)
Siblings: Luv Sinha (brother), Kush Sinha (brother)
Sonakshi Sinha is a multi-talented actress who has a number of interests in a variety of skills. She loves photography, dancing, reading books and performing yoga to keep herself fit.
Boyfriends & Affairs
1- Sonakshi Sinha had an intense relationship with the MD of Fame Cinemas, Aditya Shroff, for almost two years. However, the duo parted ways for reasons unknown.
2- After breaking ties with Aditya Shroff, Sonakshi Sinha was seen hanging out casually with Bunty Sajdeh. There were rumours that Sonakshi and Bunty were dating each other but their alleged relationship didn’t last long as they stopped seeing each other.
3- If the rumour mills of the tinsel town have to be believed, Sonakshi Sinha has developed a fondness for Zaheer Iqbal who is being groomed by Salman Khan himself and debuted in movie Notebook. They met through the common friend, Salman Khan, and starting spending time with each other.
Journey to Stardom
After graduating in fashion designing, Sonakshi Sinha started working as a costume designer and designed costumes for movies like Mera Dil Leke Dekho. Half a decade later, she made her acting debut in action movie Dabangg in a lead role opposite Salman Khan. Her performance in the movie was well received by critics and Dabangg emerged as a blockbuster of all time. Her successful debut in the Bollywood industry earned her many notable awards, including Filmfare and International Indian Film Academy Awards for the best female debut.
Sonakshi Sinha next appeared opposite Akshay Kumar in the action drama film Rowdy Rathore. It was an official remake of Telugu movie Vikramarkudu. Rowdy Rathore failed to bring positive reviews for Sonakshi Sinha, although the movie emerged as a blockbuster. Her next release Joker, opposite Akshay Kumar again, received mostly negative reviews and failed to perform at the box office.
In the year 2012, Sonakshi Sinha appeared in a comedy-drama movie Son of Sardar with Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt in the lead roles. The movie again failed to attract positive reviews but managed to bring an audience at the box office and proved to be a commercial success. Sonakshi received critical acclaim after the release of her romantic drama film Lootera opposite Ranveer Singh in the lead role. The movie didn’t perform well at the box office but the performances in the movie were well received by critics and audience alike.
Her other releases in the year 2013 didn’t bring any success. The crime thriller Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! Starring Sonakshi Sinha, Akshay Kumar and Imran Khan in the lead roles was a critical and commercial failure. Her movie Bullet Raja opposite Saif Ali Khan was a flop as well. Her last release of the year R… Rajkumar performed moderately at the box office but garnered negative reviews at the most.
Sonakshi Sinha proved her calibre with critically acclaimed movies like Akira and Noor whom she carried on her shoulder and brought fame. She rose to stardom with woman-oriented movies and currently stands as one of the most promising actresses of the Bollywood industry till date.
Sonakshi Sinha’s acting career hasn’t been much promising but she charges around 4 crore INR per movie.
Sonakshi Sinha acts, performs at various events and is a playback singer as well. She also endorses a number of big brands which adds to her net worth of 60 crore INR (approx)
Born to veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, Sonakshi has always lived a lavish lifestyle and when it comes to her daily life commuting, she is not behind. Sonakshi owns a luxurious BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo (GT), which is considered India’s most luxurious and most famous BMW model so far.
1- When a leading gossips portal claimed that all is not well with Sonakshi Sinha and his mentor Salman Khan, she took to Twitter to rubbish such rumours and said that the allegations made against her relationship with Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan were completely baseless.
2- She was mistaken for a girl in a leaked MMS which went viral through WhatsApp forwards and brought trouble for Sonakshi Sinha. Later it was proved that she was Sonakshi Sinha’s lookalike and Sonakshi has nothing to do with that viral video.
3- After the AIB roast controversy took an ugly turn, several FIRs were filed against a number of actors. When one such FIR included Alia Bhat but not Sonakshi Sinha when both of them were spectators at the show, Alia’s father Mahesh Bhatt raised questions on avoiding Sonakshi’s name from the list. When Sonakshi learnt about his allegations that Sonakshi was getting favoured, she wrote an open letter addressing Mahesh Bhatt claiming that many other FIRs filed for the same issue didn’t have Alia’s name but included her.
4- When Kamaal Rashid Khan commented on Bollywood’s artists who resembles Kim Kardashian’s derriere, Sonakshi Sinha gave him an unmerciful reply over the social media network Twitter.
5- Reverting to all the body shaming remarks Sonakshi was getting for her weight, she took to her Facebook post to strike a stand against such comments.
6- Sonakshi Sinha has a spat with Katrina Kaif and she responded to her remarks by not making a comment against her.
7- When Sonakshi Sinha performed on stage at Justin Beiber’s concert in India, singers like Kailash Kher and Armaan Malik expressed their displeasure and suggested actors like Sonakshi Sinha to stick with acting and leave the mic to the original singers. Sonakshi, being a bold girl, confronted to such criticism in no time.
Sonakshi Sinha is known to be a strong-headed girl who can take a stand against injustice to her. She is also a multitalented artist who can act, dance and sing as well. Being a star kid, Sonakshi Sinha is very down to earth. She has worked as an usher at the Lakme Fashion Week. Sonakshi doesn’t smoke or drink as well.
There are no bad habits known about actress Sonakshi Sinha but she is known to get indulged in controversies because of her bold statements.
1- Sonakshi Sinha won Best Newcomer- Female Award at Annual Central European Bollywood Awards for her debut movie Dabangg.
2- She won Best Female Debut awards for her Bollywood debut at Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards, Zee Cine Awards and Filmfare Awards.
3- Sonakshi won Star Debut of the Year- Female Award at International Indian Film Academy Awards for her debut movie Dabangg.
4- She won Most Promising Newcomer- Female Award and Superstar of Tomorrow- Female Award at Star Screen Awards and Stardust Awards, respectively, for her performance in the movie Dabangg.
5- Sonakshi Sinha earned Best Debutant Actor-Female Award for her movie Dabangg at the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards.
6- She won Most Entertaining Film Actor-Female for her performance in the movie Lootera at BIG Star Entertainment Awards.
7- Sonakshi was nominated for Best Actress Award at International Indian Film Academy Awards for her movie Lootera but won Best Actress (Critics) Award at Zee Cine Awards instead.