Sonali Bendre is an Indian model-turned-actress, who predominantly works in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil Cinema. After a successful modeling stint, Sonali Bendre was offered the female lead role in Govinda’s Aag, though the movie flunked at the Box office, she was noticed and has won Film fare and Star Screen Awards for “Most Promising New Comer”.
Though, in the initial days, her performance was being criticized, Sonali has won the critical acclaim with her note-worthy performance in the super hit Diljale followed by Bhai, Sarfarosh, Zakhm, and Duplicate which fetched her the stardom. Sonali Bendre is one of few actresses to be paired opposite to all the 4 Khans of Bollywood.
After attaining star status in Bollywood, Sonali Bendre made her Tamil debut with Kadhalar Dhinam that got dubbed into Telugu as Premikula Roju, which made her well-known face in the South Cinema. The following year, she made her debut with Murari opposite to Mahesh Babu, followed by super hits Indra, Khadgam, Manmadhudu and Shankardada MBBS. After marrying the businessman Goldi Behl, Sonali has taken a brief gap from movies and moved to Television and has hosted Kya Masti Kya Doom…! and also was one of the judges of Indian Idol 4 and India’s Got Talent shows.