Sonal Chauhan (age 28) is an Indian actress and model who has worked in movies like Jannat and 3G. She was born in Muzaffarnagar UP. Sonal studied in Delhi Public School in Noida and then did her college from Gargi College in New Delhi.
Sonal Chauhan was crowned Miss World Tourism in 2005; she is the first Indian to win this title. Her modeling career mushroomed in Delhi and she did many local ads in the beginning, and then went on to become a face of brands like Nokia and Ponds.
Sonal was dining at a restaurant when director Kunal Deshmukh spotted her and asked her if she would like to do a film. She obliged and by the next week, the Bhatts signed up for Jannat. She also signed a three film contract with the Bhatts. Jannat released in 2008, when she was just 21, turned out to be a bit hit, spawning series just like the ‘Murder’ series. Sonal even earned a Filmfare nomination for the Best Female debut for the film.
She was then signed for a Telugu movie called Rainbow opposite Rahul. Sonal also appeared in a Kannada movie called Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu. In the year 2013, Sonal Chauhan was seen paired with Neil Nitin Mukesh for the movie 3G that did not do too well. However, she sang for the film, a track called ‘ Kaise Bataon’ with KK.
Boyfriend and relationships
Sonal was known to be dating Neil Nitin Mukesh but the relationship did not seem to work out, and ended soon after 3G. The media now reports her of having found love in a Mumbai-based industrialist whom she had first met at the Formula Grand Prix in Malaysia in the early 2013.
Sonal Chauhan’s Bikini act and diet secrets
Very comfortable with her figure, Sonal Chauhan has a body tailor-made for the bikini. Sources say that she had tried as many as 51 bikinis before she settled for the one in 3G. Sonal says, ”Imagine having tried on 50 swimsuits. After a while, I lost count!”
A complete foodie, she was asked to stay off her favorite food items including white rice, fried chicken, chocolates and desserts. Though she is reasonable slim with the fat at the right places, she went on a diet particularly to be in shape for the bikini. Sonal says, “I was asked to eat one fruit a day. I love pineapple, so I chose to eat pineapples. It helped me to get in shape.” She says , “I never support staying hungry. But I had to do so that I was looking the part on the screen” Sonal sipped on juice and did yoga. She said that she would also hit the gym to get the sculpted figure.
“My fitness mantra is eat everything. I don’t believe in dieting. I eat everything. I go to the gym and burn it all out. Out of seven days, one should work for 5 days at least for an hour. I think every person should make that much time for themselves. When you hit the gym, not only do you get physical fitness, you achieve mental fitness to. It is scientifically proven that if you exercise, your body triggers feel-good hormones.”
Height, Weight and other physical attributes
Height – 1.6 (5 feet 6 inches)
Weight – 51 kilos
Best feature – Butt, Hair
Date of Birth – May 16, 1987
Place of Birth – Noida,