Sonakshi Sinha is a well-known Indian Actress. She is the daughter of veteran actors
. Her father is now a politician from Bharitya Janta Party. She was born on 2 June 1987 in Mumbai. She has two brothers Luv and Kush. She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai and graduation from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai in Fashion Designing.
Sinha first worked as a costume designer and designed costumes for movie ‘Mera Dil Leke Dekho’. She did Modeling before moving to the big screen and walked the ramp in Lakme Fashion Week, 2008 and 2009.
She made her acting debut in the
co-starred Dabangg, which turned out to be a huge success. For this role she had to lose almost 30 kilos. She followed a strict diet and workout regime. She donated the signing amount for the film to Salman Khan’s charitable organization
. After her initial release she worked in many big films such as
, Son of Sardaar, Dabangg 2 and many others making unconventional beauty an established name in Bollywood.
She made her kollywood debut in Lingaa opposite to Rajnikanth. Currently she is working on an action-drama Akira which is set to be launched in near future.
She has won numerous awards for her work and received positive comments.
She is an animal lover and active member and face of PETA. She starred in a video asking people to adopt animals and have them sterilized. Sonakshi likes sketching, listening to music, hanging out with friends and watching movies.
Sonakshi has also been in the limelight in past years surrounding various controversies.
She has been romantically linked to her co-star
. Both of them were spotted together on many occasions however there is no confirmation from the two.