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Sonu Walia Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 19, 2019

Short Biography

Sonu Walia was born on 19-02-1964 in New Delhi, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress & Model who is known for her work in Bollywood films.

Other Name: Sonia Walia
Other Professions: Television Actress Model
Appearance: Bollywood

Sonu Walia Complete Bio & Career

Sonu Walia was a Journalism student and a Psychology graduate.  She started off her career by modeling and in the process entered the Miss India contest in 1985. She was crowned Miss India and immediately rose from ranks to become the talking point of the tinsel world. The same year she also went on to participate in Miss World contest.

Her birth name was Sonia but she is renowned with her screen name Sonu. She made her acting debut with the film Shart in 1986. After which she starred in Hindi films with a lead, albeit negative role in the1988 released Khoon Bhari Maang, which garnered her lot of fame.

Alas, for this dazzling, ravishing, beautiful, tall, and shapely young woman, she could not qualify to shake off the 'glamour' tag, and was not presented with many meaty roles in her acting career which spanned from 1988 to the 2008 release 'Jai Maa Sherawaali'.

Apart from the silver screen, she also worked in a TV serial titled 'Betaal Pachisi'.

Sonu is remembered as one of the most gorgeous, intriguing, and under-rated actresses to ever grace the tinsel world, along with actress Sangita Bijlani, and both often appeared in ramp campaigns.

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Sonu Walia Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Major Satinder Walia, an Indian Army Officer & a Homemaker in a Punjabi Hindu family. She has a sister named Monu Walia. She at one point of time was romantically linked with veteran actor Kabir Bedi and both of them got engaged in 1988. However, they separated and she married an NRI hotelier, Pratap Singh in 1995 and relocated with him to the United States. Together the couple has a daughter.

Life's Important Dates Of Sonu Walia

Body Measurements

Breast Size 32
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 32-28-34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town New Delhi
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Australia
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification Graduate in Psychology, Journalism
Hobbies Reading, Writing & Watching TV
Marital Status Married
Debut Miss Indian (1985)
Bollywood Film - Shart (1986)
Best Movies Khoon Bhari Maang (1988), Akarshan (1988), Haatim Tai (1990), Tahalka (1992) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, Red
Favorite Actress Sridevi Kapoor
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Film Director Ramesh Sippy
Favorite Singer Mukesh , Jagjit Singh
Favorite Place London
Favorite Dress Saree

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sonu Walia

  • In 1985, she won the title Miss Indian and represent India in Miss Universe in the same year.
  • In 1989, she won the Filmfare award for Best Supporting Actress in film Khoon Bhari Maang.
  • In 1988, she was engaged to noted actor Kabir Bedi.
  • In 1997, She also worked in Television Series Betaal Pachisi.
  • Her birth name is Sonia Walia.

Sonu Walia Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

58 years, 7months, 13 days old age Sonu Walia will turn 59 on 19 February, 2023. Only 4 months, 16 days, 5 hours,38 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Sonu Walia has celebrated the total number of 58 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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