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Sonali Bendre Biography

Sonali Bendre is a charming actress of Bollywood. She was born on 1st January 1975. In the year 2002 she married Goldie Behl and has a child with him. She began her career with modeling and was later selected for the “Stardust Talent Search”.

In 1994 Sonali Bendre performed in her debut film Aag with Govinda. Initially she had to struggle hard to establish herself in the industry but eventually she received plaudits for her performances in films like Bhai (1997)Sarfarosh (1999), Zakhm, Duplicate, Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999), Dil Hi Dil Mein (2000), Tera Mera Saath Rahey and Anaahat (2003). Her roles in these films are diverse in Duplicate she plays the role of a gorgeous and bold girl, while in Takkar , Hum Sath Sath Hain, Sarfarosh and Major Saheb she is a sweet homely girl.

In her film career Sonali Bendre has worked with some of the top stars of Bollywood like Amitabh Bachchan, Sunjay Dutt, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Govinda, Arvind Swamy, Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty etc. Apart from being a good actress she is also a graceful dancer which is evident in films like Bombay, Lajja and Major Saab. Her cameo role in the film Bombay for the song “Humma Humma” is still remembered. She has also acted in few Marathi, Telugu,Tamil and Kannad films. Some of her well known Telugu films are Palnati Brahmanayudu (2003), Indra (2002), Khadgam (2002), and Manmadhudu (2002). She has acted in Tamil films like Kannodu Kanbathellam (1999) and Kadhalar Dhinam (1999) .

Sonali Bendre has won many awards for her excellent performances:

  • Star Screen Award for the Most Promising Newcomer – Female (1994)
  • Filmfare Lux New Face Award for Aag (1995)
  • Star Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress for Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (2001)
  • Star Screen Award for Best Actress in a Marathi film Anaahat (2004)