Sonakshi Sinha daughter of yesteryear stars,Shatrughan Sinha rocked in her debut film Dabangg in 2010 and also won the Film fare Award for this film under the Best Female Debut category. Sonakshi was born in Mumbai and graduated in Fashion Designing. She is the youngest in her family and has twin brothers Luv Sinha and Kussh Sinha.
Sonakshi started her career as a costume designer in 2005 and designed costumes for Mera Dil Leke Dekho and many other films She participated as a model and walked the ramp in the Lakme Fashion week in 2008 after which she starred opposite Salman Khan in the All-time blockbuster Dabangg in 2010 for which she had to lose about 30 kg of weight to don the role of a village girl. Noted film critic Taran Adarsh complimented her for her confidence and expressions and also mentioned that she pairs off well with Salman Khan. Though she won the Filmfare awards and IIFA awards for this film, she had no film releases in 2011.
In 2012, four new releases were lined up, starting with Rowdy Rathore ending with the sequel to her debut film, Dabangg 2. There were both positive and negative comments from critics for these four films. Sonakshi gathered praise for the role of a Bengali girl called Pakhi, who was dying of Tuberculosis, in Lootera, though there was only a lukewarm response for this film at the Box office. Again the new releases of that year were either a flop or films with moderate commercial success.
She has also dubbed for the Hindi version of the film Voice of the Jewel called Rio 2. She has acted in the film remade by kollywood’s noted director A.R. Murugadoss Holiday: A soldier is never off duty which was a remake of the film Thuppakki, which was a Vijay starrer. She made her kollywood debut opposite Super star Rajini kanth in the Film Linga and also appeared in a music video called Super star with YO YO Honey singh. In general she has been criticized for taking up ornamental roles that do not reveal her talent. She seems to be having a roller coaster of fortune all these years but has certainly established her place in the industry. In a survey conducted by McAfee she has topped the most sensational celebrity for the year 2016 list.
This is the sequel to hit movie Force, which hit the screens in 2011. Though Force was a remake of Tamil film Khak ka Khak ka, Force 2 is an original script and it is to be released in November 2016. Sonakshi stars opposite John Abraham in this thriller.
This film is a crime thriller and it is based on the crime novel 2014 Karachi, You Are Killing Me! by Saba Imtiaz. She plays the role of a journalist and will be released in December 2016.
Sonakshi stars opposite Akshay Kumar in this love story with twists and turns and is expected to hit the screens in 2017
This remake movie in which Sonakshi stars with Sidharth Malhotra, is scheduled to be screened either by 2017 or in 2017.
Some Facts about Sonakshi
1. Sonakshi loves animals. She participated in the PETA campaign and advocated the adoption and sterilization of dogs and cats.
2. Sonakshi has been listed as riskiest celebrity to be searched on the internet. It is feared that a search for Sonakshi could lead you to malware which could access all your personal information.
3. Sonakshi has topped the list of McAfee’s Most Sensational celebrities of 2016.