Sonali Bendre, was a model and actress. Her charming face and a willowy figure ensured she had a large fan-following.
Basics on Sonali
Sonali Bendre was born on 1st January 1975 in Mumbai, India. She did her schooling at the Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bangalore and Holy Cross High School in Mumbai.
She is married to the film-maker Goldie Behl. They’ve been married since 2002 and had a son Ranvir in 2005.
Sonali Bendre worked as a model. She won the Star Dust Talent Search and made a transition into movies.
Sonali Bendre’s Movies
1994 to 1999 Sonali Bendre’s first movie was Aag (1994) with Govinda and Shilpa Shetty. In Mani Rathnam’s Bombay (1995) she was seen in a song sequence. Many of her movies failed while others did moderately well like Rakshak (1996), Diljale (1996), Duplicate (1998) and the critically acclaimed Zakhm (1999). She also worked in Tamil movies like Kadhalar Dhinam (1999) and Kannodu Kanbathellam (1999).
2000 to 2009 In Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (2000), she played the role of Khushi who is in love with Anil Kapoor’s character. It was followed by the comedy Love Ke Liye Kuchh Bhi Karega (2001). After another appearance in a song in Rajkumar Santoshi’s Lajja (2001), she worked in Telugu movies like Indra (2002) and Shankardada MBBS (2004). She was seen in a cameo as a doctor in the major hit Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003).
In recent times, Sonali Bendre is seen more on television than movies. She hosted Kya Masti Kya Dhoom and was a judge on Mr & Ms TV and on Indian Idol 4.