Sonakshi Sinha is a Bollywood actress who made her acting debut opposite Salman Khan in “Dabangg”. She is the daughter of veteran actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha and actress Poonam Sinha. Let’s look at some interesting facts about the actress.
Sinha actually started her Bollywood career in 2006. She working in the costume and wardrobe department for the movie “Mera Dil Leke Dekho.”
Sinha walked the ramp for Lakmé Fashion Week in 2008 and 2009, before she stepped into Bollywood.
Sonakshi transformed herself for her debut role in “Dabangg” (2010), losing about 30 kilograms before signing the film.
Sinha won the Filmfare Award for Best Debut – Female for “Dabangg” in 2011.
In 2013, Sonakshi Sinha launched Smile Foundation’s “Smile on Wheels,”. A mobile hospital for underprivileged children and women in the slums of Mumbai.
She debuted in the South Indian film industry opposite Rajinikanth in 2014 with the film “Lingaa.”
She has dubbed Hollywood movies such as “Rise of the Guardians” (2012) and “Rio 2” (2014) in Hindi.
One of her favorite designers is Manish Malhotra (L). “It’s hard to choose just one go-to, but him and Payal Singhal come up top,” she told Cosmopolitan.
She has worked with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India to encourage people to adopt homeless cats and dogs.
The actress is an avid admirer of Katrina Kaif. “The woman has an amazing body! She’s extremely fit!” she told Cosmopolitan.
The actress is fond of Dubsmash and is often seen in videos. Which she posts on Instagram, of her mouthing dialogues from her father’s films.
She once ordered Bose headphones worth Rs. 18,000 from Amazon and ended up receiving rusted pieces of iron inside the package. She tweeted about it and the post went viral on social media.
When Shatrughan Sinha was contesting the elections from Bihar. Sinha was also her father’s biggest cheerleader and urged people to vote for him.
She is currently filming for “Dabangg 3” (2019). However reference is to her famous line in “Dabangg” – “Thappad se darr nahi lagta saab, pyar se lagta hai,”. Which means, “I’m not afraid of getting slapped, rather, I’m afraid of love.”