Sonali Bendre was born on 1st January 1975 into a Marathi family in Mumbai, Maharashtra state, India. She attended Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bangalore and Mumbai, Holy Cross Convent High School, in Thane, Welham Girls School, in Dehradun.
She started her career as a fashion model and made her acting debut with Bollywood film Aag in 1994 and she won Filmfare Lux New Face Award for her performance. She subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits like Rakshak co-starring Sunil Shetty, Karisma Kapoor and Aruna Irani, Diljale co-starring Ajay Devgan, Madhoo and Amrish Puri, Bhai co-starring Sunil Shetty, Pooja Batra and Kunal Khemu, Tarazu co-starring Akshay Kumar, Kadhalar Dhinam co-starring Kunal, Nassar and Manivannan, among other films.
Sonali Bendre family members’ names and photos
She was born to Jit Bendre and Roopsi Bendre.
Husband and children [1 son]
She is married to film maker Goldie Behl since 12th November 2002. The couple gave birth to a son named Ranveer on 11st August 2005.