Sonal Chauhan

Sonal Chauhan (born 16 May 1987) is an Indian actress, singer and model who predominantly works in Telugu and Hindi language films.[4]

Sonal Chauhan
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Chauhan
Born (1987-05-16) 16 May 1987 (age 35)[1]
Alma materGargi College
Occupation
  • Model
  • actress
  • singer
Years active2005–present
TitleFemina Miss India World Tourism 2005
Miss World Tourism 2005

She made her acting debut with Hindi film Jannat[5] and her Telugu film debut with Rainbow, both in 2008. Chauhan made her Kannada film debut with Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu (2010) and Tamil debut with Inji Iduppazhagi (2015). She has been part of successful films including Legend (2014), Pandaga Chesko (2015), Size Zero (2015) and Dictator (2016) and The Ghost

Early lifeEdit

Chauhan was born in a Rajput family.[6] She attended Delhi Public School in Noida.[7] She then studied Philosophy honours at Gargi College in New Delhi.[8]

CareerEdit

Modelling careerEdit

She was crowned Miss World Tourism 2005 at Miri, Sarawak state of Malaysia.[9] She is the first Indian to have claimed the Miss World Tourism title.[10] She also appeared on the cover pages of FHM.[11]

Acting careerEdit

 
Chauhan during 3G shoot

She first appeared on screen in Himesh Reshammiya's Aap Kaa Surroor.[citation needed] She appeared opposite Emraan Hashmi.[12] She has also signed a three-film deal with the Bhatts, of which two are pending.[13] She also sang a duet with KK for the song "Kaise Bataoon" in the film 3G.[14]

She acted in a Telugu film Legend costarring Nandamuri Balakrishna and marking her comeback to Tollywood. Her next project was Pandaga Chesko. In early 2015, she signed two Telugu films: Size Zero opposite Arya and Sher opposite Nandamuri Kalyan Ram.[15]

In early July 2015, she signed another Telugu project, Dictator.[16]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Notes Ref
2008 Jannat Zoya Mathur Hindi
Rainbow Swapna Telugu
2010 Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu Prakruthi Kannada
2011 Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap Tanya Hindi
2012 Pehla Sitara Hindi
2013 3G Sheena Hindi
2014 Legend Sneha Telugu
2015 Pandaga Chesko Anushka (Sweety) Telugu
Sher Nandini Telugu
Size Zero Simran Telugu Bilingual film
Inji Iduppazhagi Tamil
2016 Dictator Indu Telugu
2018 Paltan Maj. Bishen Singh's wife Hindi
Jack and Dil Shilpa Walia Hindi
2019 Ruler Harika Telugu [17]
2021 The Power Chandini Hindi
2022 F3: Fun and Frustration American girl Telugu [18]
The Ghost Priya Telugu
2023 Adipurush   TBA Hindi Bilingual film; filming [19]
Telugu

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Notes Ref(s)
2019 Skyfire Meenakshi Pirzada ZEE5 Web debut [20][21][22]

Music videosEdit

Year Title Singer Label Ref(s)
2016 Fursat Arjun Kanungo Sony Music India [23]
Badtameez Ankit Tiwari T-Series [24]
2018 Kuch Nahi Jyotica Tangri Zee Music Company [25]
2019 Mere Aas Paas Yasser Desai, Jyotica Tangri Zee Music Company [26]

DiscographyEdit

Year Film Song Co-singer Notes
2013 3G "Kaise Bataaoon" KK Singing debut[27]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Film Award Category Result Reference
2009 Jannat Filmfare Awards Best Female Debut Nominated [28]
Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow – Female Nominated [29]
2012 Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap Breakthrough Performance – Female Nominated
2017 Dictator TSR TV National Film Awards Most Promising Actress Won [30]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "रेस्टोरेंट में खुली थी सोनल चौहान की किस्मत, माल्या के बेटे से लेकर सलमान के भाई को कर चुकी हैं डेट". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). 16 May 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  2. ^ "'जन्नत' फेम सोनल चौहान अब 'पलटन' के लिए तैयार, इन तस्वीरों में देखें उनका स्टाइल". Dainik Jagaran (in Hindi). 17 May 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  3. ^ Salim, Lubna (25 August 2018). "Sonal Chauhan confesses her biggest fashion faux pas: plastic bra straps". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Sonal Chauhan to do an Urmila in Balayya's next". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  5. ^ Jha, Sumit. "Doing intimate scenes with Emraan is easier: Sonal Chauhan". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 November 2020.
  6. ^ "When Sonal Chauhan felt like Rajput princess". Zee News. 21 August 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Sonal Chauhan interview". Telugu Cinema. 3 June 2008. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
  8. ^ "Sonal Chauhan interview". The Times of India. 11 October 2009. Archived from the original on 6 June 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
  9. ^ Dias, Raul (26 July 2005). "She's all that!". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 May 2008.
  10. ^ Dias, Raul (27 July 2005). "Indian girl is Miss World Tourism". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Sonal Chauhan birthday: Brace yourself, the Jannat actress might steal your heart with her super stylish snaps". Time Now. 16 May 2019. Archived from the original on 4 February 2022. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  12. ^ "Jannat- Sonal Chauhan's ticket to Bollywood". indiaprwire.com. 30 April 2008. Retrieved 8 December 2010.
  13. ^ "Bhatts are known for making films in which female characters play important roles". Rediff. April 2008.
  14. ^ Kaise Bataaoon song by Sonal Chauhan, K.K. Archived 2 February 2014 at archive.today. vcrave.com
  15. ^ "Sonal Chauhan to replace Vanya Mishra in Kalyanram's Sher". The Times of India. (21 April 2015). Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  16. ^ "Balakrishna to romance Legend actress once again". Indiaglitz.com (2 July 2015). Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  17. ^ "[Photos] NBK105 first look: Nandamuri Balakrishna and Sonal Chauhan set the screens on fire with these posters". Times Now. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  18. ^ Sashidhar Adivi (23 October 2021). "My role in F3 will spring a surprise: Sonal Chauhan". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 24 October 2021.
  19. ^ "Sonal Chauhan joins 'Adipurush' alongside Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan; will play a key character". Free Press Journal. 12 April 2022.
  20. ^ Rakshit, Nayandeep (2 March 2019). "Prateik Babbar and Sonal Chauhan team up for ZEE5's web series 'Skyfire'". DNA India. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  21. ^ "Sonal Chauhan Is All Set To Make Her Debut in the Digital World With ZEE5". Urban Asian. 4 March 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  22. ^ "Skyfire actor Sonal Chauhan: It feels special to be still known as Jannat girl". The Indian Express. 22 May 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  23. ^ IANS (13 March 2016). "Fursat: Heartwarming song featuring Arjun Kanungo and Sonal Chauhan". The Indian Express. Retrieved 6 April 2016.
  24. ^ Paul, Ushnota (17 August 2016). "I'll fight for my innocence till my last breath - Ankit Tiwari". Filmfare. Retrieved 28 April 2022.
  25. ^ "Kuch Nahi song starring Sonal Chauhan". Retrieved 27 April 2022 – via YouTube.
  26. ^ "Mere Aas Paas, full song starring Sonal Chauhan". Retrieved 27 April 2022 – via YouTube.
  27. ^ "Sonal Chauhan sings song in 3G". Bollywood Hungama. 12 March 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2022.
  28. ^ Rizvi, Husain (20 March 2022). "Actress Sonal Chauhan on shooting in Dubai with Nagarjuna Akkineni". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 28 April 2022.
  29. ^ "The Statement - Entrepreneurs Talk TV - Online Business Channel", entrepreneurstalk.online, retrieved 30 September 2020
  30. ^ "Sonal Chauhan at the Red Carpet of Femina Beauty Awards". The Samikhsya. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 30 September 2020.

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