Sonal Chauhan

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Sonal Chauhan
Sonal Chauhan at the red carpet of 23rd Annual Star Screen Awards 2016 (13) (cropped).jpg
Chauhan at the red carpet of 23rd Annual Star Screen Awards 2016
Born (1985-05-16) 16 May 1985 (age 37)[1] or
(1987-05-16) 16 May 1987 (age 35)[2]
Alma materGargi College
  • Model
  • actress
  • singer
Years active2005–present
TitleFemina Miss India World Tourism 2005
Miss World Tourism 2005

Sonal Chauhan is an Indian model, singer and actress who predominantly works in Telugu and Hindi cinema.[4] She has won beauty contests, and made her debut as an actress in the movie Jannat.[5]

Early life[edit]

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]


Modelling career[edit]

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 career[edit]

She first appeared on screen in Himesh Reshammiya's Aap Kaa Surroor.[12] She appeared opposite Emraan Hashmi.[13] She has also signed a three-film deal with the Bhatts, of which two are pending.[14] She also sang a duet with KK for the song "Kaise Bataoon" in the film 3G.[15]

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.[16]

In early July 2015, she signed another Telugu project, Dictator.[17][18]


Chauhan in 2011
Year Film Role Language Notes
2008 Jannat Zoya Mathur Hindi
2008 Rainbow Swapna Telugu
2010 Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu Prakruthi Kannada
2011 Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap Tanya Hindi
2012 Pehla Sitara
2013 3G Sheena Also playback singer for the song "Kaise Bataoon"
2014 Legend Sneha Telugu
2015 Pandaga Chesko Anushka (Sweety)
Sher Nandini
Size Zero Simran
Inji Iduppazhagi Tamil
2016 Dictator Indu


2018 Paltan Maj Hindi
Jack and Dil Shilpa Walia
2019 Skyfire Meenakshi Pirzada ZEE5 webseries[19][20][21][22]
Ruler Harika Telugu [23]
2021 The Power Chandini Hindi

Awards and Nominations[edit]

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Year Film Award Category Result Reference
2009 Jannat Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow – Female Nominated [24]
Filmfare Awards Best Female Debut Nominated [25]
2012 Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap Stardust Awards Breakthrough Supporting Performance – Female Nominated
2017 Dictator TSR TV National Film Awards Most Promising Actress Won [26]

See also[edit]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "'जन्नत' फेम सोनल चौहान अब 'पलटन' के लिए तैयार, इन तस्वीरों में देखें उनका स्टाइल". Dainik Jagaran (in हिन्दी). 17 May 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  2. एंटरटेनमेंट डेस्क (16 May 2018). "रेस्टोरेंट में खुली थी सोनल चौहान की किस्मत, माल्या के बेटे से लेकर सलमान के भाई को कर चुकी हैं डेट". Amar Ujala (in हिन्दी). 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 (5 May 2013). "Doing intimate scenes with Emraan is easier: Sonal Chauhan - Times of India". 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. Raul Dias (26 July 2005). "She's all that!". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 May 2008.
  10. Raul Dias (27 July 2005). "Indian girl is Miss World Tourism | India News". 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 | Entertainment News". Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  12. "Sonal Chauhan comes to town". 8 December 2008. Retrieved 8 December 2010.
  13. "Jannat- Sonal Chauhan's ticket to Bollywood". 30 April 2008. Retrieved 8 December 2010.
  14. "Bhatts are known for making films in which female characters play important roles". Rediff. April 2008.
  15. Kaise Bataaoon song by Sonal Chauhan, K.K. Archived 2 February 2014 at
  16. "Sonal Chauhan to replace Vanya Mishra in Kalyanram's Sher". The Times of India. (21 April 2015). Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  17. "Sonal Chauhan roped in for a crazy project". Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  18. "Balakrishna to romance Legend actress once again". (2 July 2015). Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  19. Rakshit, Nayandeep (2 March 2019). "Prateik Babbar and Sonal Chauhan team up for ZEE5's web series 'Skyfire'". DNA India. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  20. "Sonal Chauhan Is All Set To Make Her Debut in the Digital World With ZEE5". Urban Asian. 4 March 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  21. "Skyfire actor Sonal Chauhan: It feels special to be still known as Jannat girl". The Indian Express. 22 May 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  22. "Skyfire's concept intrigued me: Sonal Chauhan". IWMBuzz. 17 May 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  23. "[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.
  24. "सोनल चौहान's awards and latest film release news". (in हिन्दी). Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  25. The Statement - Entrepreneurs Talk TV - Online Business Channel, retrieved 30 September 2020
  26. "Sonal Chauhan at the Red Carpet of Femina Beauty Awards". The Samikhsya. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 30 September 2020.

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