on 2nd June, 1987 to superstar Shatrughan Sinha
and Poonam Sinha,
Sonakshi is the youngest child with two older twin brothers, Luv and
Kush Sinha. She attended Arya Vidya Mandir in Mumbai and then went on to
complete Fashion Designing at Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey
Women's University in Mumbai.
Sinha began her career as a
costume designer for films. She also walked the Lakme Fashion Week ramp
in 2008 and 2009. One day at a dancing event Salman Khan
saw her and
offered her the role of Rajjo for Dabangg
(2010). From there,
Sinha's career took off. Sinha was praised by critics and viewers for
her role and was featured on the front cover of the December 2010
"Maxim" magazine. Sinha won several awards including the Zee Cine Award
for Most Promising Debut (Female), the Filmfare Award for Best Female
Debut, and the IIFA Best Debut (Female).
Sinha had four releases in 2012, Rowdy Rathore
, Son of Sardaar
, and Dabangg 2
, of which only Joker
at the box office. Due to the success of her movies at the box office,
Sinha was recognized by the ETC Business Awards as the Highest Grossing
Actress of 2012. Sonakshi also appeared in the song "Go Go Govinda" from
the movie OMG! Oh My God
In 2013, Sinha had four releases again. They were Lootera, which was critically and commercially acclaimed, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobaara!, which did not do too well at the box office, Bullett Raja, which went by almost unnoticed, and R...Rajkumar, which did moderately well at the box office. Sonakshi also appeared in the songs "Thank God It's Friday" from Himmatwala, and "Party All Night" and "Har Kisi Ko" from Boss. Sinha was highly praised for all four roles, especially Lootera and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobaara!.
Sonakshi has several movies in her kitty for 2014, including Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty opposite Akshay Kumar, Action Jackson opposite Ajay Devgn, and Tevar opposite Arjun Kapoor.
On her birthday here is a playlist of some of her top songs:
- "Tere Mast Mast Do Nain" - Dabangg
- "Chamak Challo Chel Chabeli" - Rowdy Rathore
- "Go Go Govinda" - OMG! Oh My God
- "Rani Tu Mein Raja" - Son of Sardaar
- "Dagabaaz Re" - Dabangg 2
- "Thank God It's Friday" - Himmatwala
- "Sawaar Loon" - Lootera
- "Party All Night" - Boss
- "Har Kisi Ko - 1" - Boss
- "Saree Ke Fall Sa" - R...Rajkumar
- "Blame the Night" - Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty
wishing this great actress a very Happy Birthday and all the success
for all her future films. May she continue to face all the success
Writer: Shreya S.
Editor(s): Vaishnavi V. and Hershi J.
Graphics: Preet K.
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