Sonali Bendre

Sonali Bendre is an Indian actress, television personality and model

Sonali Bendre is an Indian actress, television personality and model. She has appeared in more than 50 Hindi films in genres including romance, action and comedy.Sonali , the tall numero uno stunnin beauty of Indian Cinema, was born on the 1st January, 1975, is an Indian actress and former model. She studied at Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bangalore and Holy Cross High School Thane, Mumbai, respectively. She started out as a model before being selected for the "Star Dust” Talent Search. Sonali’s entered Bollywood with Aag in 1994. Aart from Hindi movies, she acted in Marathi, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada movies. She was married to Mr. Goldie Behl, the noted film producer and director of Bollywood, on the 12th November, 2002.
Sonali  was born in a Marathi Family. She studied in Bangalore and Mumbai in Kendriya Vidyalaya Malleshwaram and Holy Cross High School Thane. Sonali has three sisters who have supported her a lot in her struggling days.
She started her modeling career in a very young age. Later, she was selescted for "Stardust Talent Search".
In 1994, Sonali was first seen in Aag which crashed badly at the box office. 
Later she got an opportunity to work with all big stars which includes Sanjay Dutt, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh.
After getting married to Goldie Behl she took a break from the showbiz. 
She also hosted a dance show on television named Kya Masti Kya Dhoom...! and was one of the judges of Indian Idol on Sony Entertainment television.
She was a judge on Indian Idol 4 and India's Got Talent.Sonali Bendre started out as a model before being selected for the Stardust Talent Search.
Her first role was in Aag opposite Govinda and she had to struggle initially until she won over the critics with films such as Sarfarosh, Duplicate and Zakhm.
Bendre started out as a model before being selected for the "Star Dust Talent Search". She was invited to Mumbai and received training from a variety of top actors and performers of the Indian film industry. Her first role was in Aag (1994) opposite Govinda.

Though, she initially struggled to be a successful actress, she was eventually given critical acclaim for her performances in Diljale in 1996, followed by Bhai (1997), Sarfarosh, Zakhm, Duplicate, Kadhalar Dhinam (Tamil film), Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999), Tera Mera Saath Rahey and Anahat (2003) among others.
She is also known for being one of the few actresses who acted opposite all top four Khans (Aamir, Shahrukh, Salman and Saif). She has also starred opposite Bollywood actors such as Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt and Anil Kapoor.

In addition to her acting performances, she was also recognized as a graceful dancer through films such as Gaddar, Sapoot, Bombay, Lajja and Major Saab. In 2003, she made a special appearance as Shahrukh Khan's doctor in Kal Ho Naa Ho (produced by Karan Johar), which also starred Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta.Bendre also starred in the theatre in a play called, Aap Ki Soniya. She had also welcomed Michael Jackson on his arrival In India on November 1, 1996.

Publish Date November 16 2015

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