Sonia Panshi is a Canadian- American Indian model, who has now, become an actress as well as a filmmaker. She was born in Quebec, Canada and completed her schooling from Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Till 2009, she lived in Malaysia and United States. She moved to India in 2009 to pursue her career in modeling and acting. Sonia Panshi holds a film making degree from the
New York Film Academy in 2003 and she has also completed another acting course from The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York.
Besides, she possesses a degree in psychology from Touro school of Health Sciences in 2009. Sonia Panshi came into the Indian modeling field when in 2005 and 2008 she represented Malaysia two times for International beauty pageant Miss Asia USA at Los Angeles. Also, after moving to India, she did an acting course from the Kishore Namit School of Acting, Mumbai. Her first Indian movie was a Tamil film called Goa in 2010, starring Premji Amaran,
Vaibhav Reddy and Sneha.
The role she donned was that of a supporting actress. Then, in 2014, she decided to pursue her career in the Hindi Film Industry and shifted herself to Mumbai. In 2016, Sonia Panshi’s first main stream Bollywood film released and it was named as Hain Apna Dil Toh Awaara. She has also worked as a TV host in New York and as a model in fitness program aired in Jus Punjabi TV. Her ability to speak different languages like French, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, English and Malay proves her love towards learning new languages. Painting and traveling are some other hobbies that Sonia loves to do. Currently, she still continues her life as a model and is engaged with many Indian and International modeling projects.