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Sonu Walia in March 2013
19 February 1964|
New Delhi, India
Sonu Walia (born 19 February 1964) is a Bollywood actress, winner of Miss India pageant and model. A psychology graduate and a student of journalism, Walia took up modelling before she entered the Miss India contest.
Sonu won the Miss India contest in 1985 and went to compete in Miss Universe 1985. She took over from Juhi Chawla, Miss India 1984 and, after completing her responsibilities, relinquished her crown to Mehr Jesia in 1986.
In 1988, she acted in the film Akarshan in many bold scenes[according to whom?]. A kissing scene of hers became very famous[according to whom?]. That year, she won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Khoon Bhari Maang, which also starred Rekha and Kabir Bedi.
Walia was married to Surya Prakash, an NRI based in the US who was a hotelier and Indian film producer. He predeceased her. They have a daughter. She shuffles between India and US.
|1986||Shart||as a Model|
|1988||Khoon Bhari Maang||Nandini|
|1989||Apna Desh Paraye Log|
|1991||Haque||Alpana - Swami's daughter|
Dancer (special appearance)
|1991||Swarg Jaisaa Ghar||Devki|
|1991||Rupaye Dus Karod|
|1991||Jeevan Daata||Priya Singh (Shivram's daughter)|
|1992||Dil Aashna Hai||Salma A. Baig|
|1996||Yash||Mrs. Kalpana Rai|
|1998||Sarbans Dani Guru Gobind Singh||Begam Sahiba|
|2008||Jai Maa Sherawaali||Devi Maa Sherawaali||credited as Sonu Pratap Walia|
- "Snapshot: You won't believe how actress Sonu Walia looks now!". ibnlive.in.com. 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
the 1985 Miss India beauty pageant winner
- "Where is the bombshell Sonu Walia now? - Hindustan Times". hindustantimes.com. 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
married (to hotelier Surya Prakash)
- "Where is the bombshell Sonu Walia now?". http://www.hindustantimes.com/. 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2018-01-07. External link in