Sonakshi Sinha is a fresh talent in Bollywood. She is an Indian actress born on 2nd June 1987. Sonakshi, the daughter of the yesteryear actor Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha, was a student of fashion designing at SNDT University in Mumbai, prior to entering in glitzy world of Bollywood. In 2005, Sonakshi designed costumes for the film 'Mera Dil Leke Dekkho'. The actress is having two siblings, Luv and Kush Sinha. Before venturing into acting, Sonakshi walked the ramp for Lakme Fashion Week in 2008 as well as 2009.
'Dabangg' was the very first movie of Sonakshi in Bollywood. The superstar Salman Khan was her co-star in the film. Filmfare awarded her as the 'Best Female Debut' for her performance in 'Dabangg'. The actress also received positive reviews for the same. No need to say, 'Dabangg' turned to be a superhit movie at the box-office giving rise to 100 crore club! 'Maxim' magazine made Sonakshi their cover girl for the issue of December 2010. In spite of not a single movie of Sonakshi releasing in 2011, she managed to grab awards from Filmfare for her debut performance as well as from IIFA Awards.
Post success of 'Dabangg', there was no looking behind for Sonakshi. She received offers from big production houses. In 2012, this Shotgun junior had four powerful releases. One of them was 'Rowdy Rathore' opposite Akshay Kumar. This film of her also got 'Dhamakedaar' opening on box-office, garnering around 15.6 crore on first day of its release. It proved to be a Blockbuster film eventually.
The other movie of the actress released in 2012 was 'Joker' by Shirish Kunder again having Akshay Kumar as a co-star. The film could not see golden days at box-office, giving rise to negative reviews. However, the last two movies of this vivacious beauty 'Son Of Sardaar' with Ajay Devgn and 'Dabangg 2' opposite Salman Khan earned tremendous success at box-office.
Currently, Sonakshi is working on various projects like 'Lootera' opposite Ranveer Singh. It's a Vikramaditya Motwane film. The actress is also shooting for the 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Again' and 'Pistol'. Akshay Kumar and Imran Khan would be her co-stars in this thriller. She will be featuring in 'Rambo Rajkumar' with Shahid Kapoor. This would be a film by Prabhu Deva. With Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi will be next seen in the remake of the movie 'Thuppakki'. In 'Bullet Raja', she will be paired up with Saif Ali Khan. Her cameo song with Prabhu deva - 'Go Go Go Govinda' from the film 'OMG Oh My God!', showered lot of praise on her.
Charismatic and brilliant actress accomplished several awards in such a short span of time. They include Filmfare Awards, Dadasaheb Phalke Awards, Star Screen Awards, International Indian Film Academy Awards, The Global Indian Film and TV Honours, FICCI Frames Excellence Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Aaj Tak Awards and Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Movie Awards.
Stunning Sonakshi can give the other Bollywood actresses a run for money, when it comes to brand endorsements. She is nowadays endorsing brands like Pantene and Fem.
Sonakshi Sinha is one of the actresses, who does not mind breaking up 'size zero figure' mold, weighing down the significance of weight factor for a B-Town actress. Sonakshi thinks weight factor leads to unnecessary pressure on Indian heroines nowadays. For this reason, many young ladies consider her as their role model.