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Sonali Bendre Bio, Age, Husband, Movies, Daughter, Net Worth & Wiki

Sonali Bendre is a well-known Indian actress, model, and author who is primarily known for her roles in Hindi films. She is a famous actress of her age. She is widely loved and raised by the audience at her age. Other than Bollywood she also performed in Telugu, Marathi, Tamil and Kannada movies.

Sonali Bendre was born in a middle-class Hindu Chandraseniya Kayastha Prabhu family on 1 January 1975 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her father’s name is Jit Bendre, a government employee and works at the Central Public Works Department of India and the mother’s name is Roopse Bendre. She has an elder sister named and a younger sister named Gandhali Paranjape.

On 12 November 2002, Bendre married her boyfriend Goldie Behl (A filmmaker) after dating him for a long time. They both blessed with a son named Ranveer Behl who was born in 2005. According to media reports, Bendre has also dated Raj Thackeray who is a politician.

Sonali Bendre

Sonali Bendre

Sonali Bendre Wiki/Bio

Birth NameSonali Bendre Behl
Nick NameNot Known
Age(as in 2020) 45 Years
Debut• Bollywood Film: Aag (1994)
• Tamil Film: Kadhalar Dhinam (1999)
• Kannada Film: Preethse (2000)
• Telugu Film: Murari (2001)
• Marathi Film: Anahat (2003)
• TV: Kya Masti Kya Dhoom (2001, as a host)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignCapricorn
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth1 January 1975
NationalityIndian
ResidenceAn apartment on the 5th floor, Juhu, Mumbai
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesCooking, Writing, Travelling, Collecting Art Bric-a-Bracs

Family

Mother's NameRoopsi Bendre
Father's NameJit Bendre (Worked in CPWD)
BrotherNot Known
Sister• Rupa Ranadive (Elder)
• Gandhali Paranjape (Younger)

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/Boyfriends• Raj Thackeray (Politician, Rumour)
• Goldie Behl (Filmmaker)

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseGoldie Behl (Filmmaker)
Sonali Bendre Husband

Sonali Bendre Husband

Marriage Date12 November 2002
ChildrenRanveer Behl (born in 2005)
Sonali Bendre Son

Sonali Bendre Son

Education

School• Kendriya Vidyalaya Malleswaram, Bengaluru
• Holy Cross Convent High School, Thane
• Welham Girls School, Dehradun
College/UniversityRamnarain Ruia College
Educational QualificationGraduate
ProfessionActress, Model, Author
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 167 cm
in meters- 1.67 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size32 inches
Hips Size32 inches
Waist Size28 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityChandravanshiy Kayasth Prabhu (CKP)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress Size4 US
Shoe Size9 US

Style Quotient

Car Collection• Audi A6
• BMW

Favourite Things

Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor
Favourite FoodBesan ka Ladoo, Steamed Modak, Caramelized Sesame Smoked Almonds, Roti wrap with Tandoori Mayonnaise, Prawn Curry, Keema Pav, Sushi, Khichdi, French Cuisines
Favourite FilmsBollywood- Diljale, Aashiqui 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Paan Singh Tomar
Hollywood- Austin Powers, As Good as It Gets
Favourite BooksDraupadi by Pratibha Ray, Paradise by Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Favourite AuthorsIsabel Allende, Devdutt Pattanaik, Anand Neelakantan, Ravi Subramanian, Toni Morrison, Patrick Rothfuss, Isaac Asimov, Elif Shafak
Favourite ColourBlue
Favourite Beauty BrandsOriflame, Giordani Gold
Favourite DestinationEurope
Controversies• On 5 April 2018, Sonali, along with "Hum Saath Saath Hain" co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, and Neelam were acquitted by a Jodhpur Court in the 1998 blackbuck killing case, in which Salman Khan was convicted and was sentenced to 5-year, Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri, pronounced the verdict.
• In 2001, she was arrested by the Mumbai police after a complaint was filed against her for her "offensive" photo for the cover of Showtime magazine in 1998, that "hurt the religious sentiments of the people."

Life Journey

Sonali Bendre completed her schooling from numerous schools in various cities in India. She did her higher and secondary education from Kendriya Vidyalaya Malleswaram, Bengaluru, Holy Cross Convent High School, Thane, Maharashtra, and Welham Girls School, Dehradun. Later, Sonali graduated from Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai. In her childhood, she never wanted to become a model but a fashion show at her college turned her path into modeling, as she won that show. Since then she began getting offers from the modeling world and the film industry.

In 1994, Sonali Bendre initiated her acting career as a lead actress with a Bollywood movie Aag when she was just 19 years old.  For this movies, she won Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year and Star Screen Awards for Most Promising Newcomer. Sonali also appeared in Naaraaz, for which she was awarded Filmfare’s Sensational Debut award in 1994.

Sonali Bendre Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Sonali Bendre’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details has been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Sonali Bendre in 2019-2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$3 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActress, Model, Author

Noted, Currently We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary etc. We will update soon.

Career

In the year 1996, Sonali Bendre starred in English Babu Desi Mem, Rakshak, Diljale, Apne Dam Par, and Sapoot. That year, she welcomed Michael Jackson on his arrival in India in a traditional Marathi sari and applied tilak on his forehead. In 1997 and 1998, Bendre starred in Bhai, Tarazu, Qahar, Keemat, Humse Badhkar Kaun, Major Saab, Angaaray, and Zakhm. She was seen opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Duplicate. Bendre starred in two Tamil films in 1999: Kadhalar Dhinam and Kannodu Kanbathellam. Bendre also starred in Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United, Dahek, and Sarfarosh as well.

In 2000, Bendre made a brief cameo in Chal Mere Bhai and Dhai Akshar Prem Ke. She later appeared in Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai. Then, Bendre starred in Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain. In the same year, she made her debut in Kannada with the movie Preethse, a remake of Darr.

In 2001, she made her Telugu debut in Murari with Mahesh Babu. Then, she was seen in Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega. She featured in a song, Mujhe Saajan Ke Ghar Jaana Hai, in Lajja. Bendre later acted in Tera Mera Saath Rahen.

In 2002, Bendre starred in 3 Telugu films: Indra, Khadgam, and Manmadhudu. In 2003, Bendre made her Marathi debut with Anahat, for which she got nominated for Star Screen Awards Best Actress in Marathi. Consecutively, Bendre starred in Pyaar Kiya Nahin Jaatha (Hindi), Palnati Brahmanayudu (Telugu), and Chori Chori (Hindi). She made a special appearance in Kal Ho Naa Ho.

2004 was the last active year of Bendre’s career. She starred in Shankar Dada MBBS and made a special appearance in Aga Bai Arrecha!. In addition to her acting, she was also recognized as a dancer through films such as Gaddar, Sapoot, Bombay, Lajja, and Major Saab. She took a break after this. In 2007, Bendre starred in a play called Aap Ki Soniya.

Movies List

1994Aag Parul
Naaraaz
1995The Don
Gaddaar
Takkar
Bombay
1996Rakshak
English Babu Desi Mem
Diljale
Apne Dam Par
Sapoot
1997Bhai
Tarazu
Qahar
1998Keemat - They Are Back
Duplicate
Humse Badhkar Kaun
Major Saab
Angaaray
Zakhm
1999Sarfarosh
Kadhalar Dhinam
Kannodu Kanbathellam
Hum Saath Saath Hain
Dahek
2000Chal Mere Bhai
Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai
Dhai Akshar Prem Ke
Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain
Preethse
2001Murari
Love You Hamesha
Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega
Lajja
Tera Mera Saath Rahen
2002Indra
Khadgam
Manmadhudu
2003Anahat
Pyaar Kiya Nahin Jaatha
Palnati Brahmanayudu
Chori Chori
Kal Ho Naa Ho
2004Shankar Dada MBBS
Aga Bai Arrecha!
2013Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Dobaara!

TV Shows & Serials List

2001–2002Kya Masti Kya Dhoom
2008Mr & Mrs Television
2008-2009Indian Idol
2009-2012India's Got Talent
2012Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz
2014Mission Sapne
2014–2015Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Ye
2013–2016India's Best Dramebaaz

Facts About Sonali Bendre

  • Does Sonali Bendre smoke?: No
  • Does Sonali Bendre drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Bendre was spotted by filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt during a modeling assignment.
  • Though she began her acting career with Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Naaraaz’ in 1994, her next movie Aag in 1994 was released first.
  • In the late 1990s, Sonali was immensely famousdespite not having several hits and bagged films with the A-list stars and banners, mainly because of her beautiful looks.
  • Bendre was the highest-paid actor in 2014, as she allegedly charged INR 4 lakh/day to be part of Life OK’s show ‘Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh.’
  • She began a digital club called ‘Sonali’s Book Club’ to encourage the reading habits in 2017.
  • Bendre is an avid dog lover.
  • Sonali is allergic to perfumes.
  • In July 2018, Bendre tweeted about the news that she has been diagnosed with high-grade metastatic cancer.

FAQs

How is Sonali Bendre now?

It was in July 2018 that Sonali Bendre broke the news of being diagnosed with high-grade cancer. Soon she flew to the US for treatment, and after a long and tiring fight with the disease, Sonali returned to Mumbai last year-end. And ever since, the actress has been doing well, and her Instagram posts are proof of it.

Which hospital is Sonali Bendre in New York?

According to reports Rishi is suffering from cancer and is in the same hospital in NYC, the Sloan Kettering Hospital, where our Sonali Bendre has been bravely battling the dreaded disease herself since June.

Why does the Bollywood celebrity “Sonali Bendre” have a great love for books?

Well, Like everyone Else She too has a hobby, which is Reading and thus the Love for Books.

Who is the son of Sonali Bendre?

Ranveer Behl

What is the height of Sonali Bendre?

1.67 m

Where is Sonali Bendre from?

Mumbai