Name: Sonal Chauhan
Birthdate: 16th May, 1987
Marital Status: Unmarried
Biography: Sonal Chauhan is a well-known Indian actress as well as a fashion model. She was born on the 16th of May, 1987 at Muzaffar Nagar. Her family originates from the ancient royal Chauhan Rajput family of Manipuri. Her father works in the police department and she has 3 siblings: 2 sisters and one elder brother. She did her schooling from DPS (Delhi Public School) in Noida. Later on she pursued her graduation in Philosophy honours from Gargi College situated in the capital city, New Delhi.
She was the first Indian to have received the prestigious title of Miss World Tourism. She was given this honour in 2005 at Miri, Malaysia. In Delhi, Sonal Chauhan is a well-known face in the domain of modelling and she has made her appearance in numerous advertisements both in electronic media as well as in print. Ponds and Nokia are two such brands where Sonal appeared on-screen. She has also made her appearance on the cover pages of both ‘The Man’ magazine as well as of ‘For Him Magazine’ (popularly known as FHM). She had even walked the ramp for YS18, the jewellery brand, at the India International Jewellery week 2011. Apart from this, she had also walked the ramp for several other fashion shows and has modelled in various print campaigns for well-known brands such as ‘Reliance CDMA’, ‘LG’, ‘Nokia’, ‘Delhi Times’, ‘Hindustan Times’, ‘Hero Honda Passion and several others.
Her first on-screen appearance was in Himesh Reshammiya’s ‘Aap Kaa Surroor’. She was noticed by Kunal Deshmukh, the director of the film ‘Jannat’ and soon after she was offered the lead role opposite Emraan Hashmi in the film. Soon after Jannat’s release, she was given a role in the Telegu film ‘Rainbow’ by V. N. Aditya. She is also playing a role in ‘Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu’ which is a Kannada film starring Shivraj kumar. In the year 2012, during the time between May-June, she along with Neil Nitin Mukesh were shooting at Fiji, in the sets of the upcoming horror film titled ‘3G’.
Her filmography includes ‘Jannat’ (2008), ‘Rainbow’(2008), ‘Cheluveye Ninne Nodala’(2010), ‘Pehla Sitara’ (2011), ‘Bbuddah…Hoga Terra Baap’ (2011) and ‘3G’ (2013).