Born: Bombay, India
Sonali Bendre (born 1 January 1975) is an Indian film actress and model who mainly worked in Hindi films. She has been praised by critics for her acting skills. Bendre was one of the beautiful actress of her time. She has also appeared in Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Kannada films. Bendre achieved commercial success with a lot of movies which made her a successful actresses of her time. Sonali made her debut in Bollywood with the critical acclaimed movie Aag for which she received praise and wonFilmfare Award for Best Female Debut shared with Tabu. Bendre also participated in world tour with famous Bollywood actors and achieved the feat to work with all the top Khans: Shah Rukh Khan in English Babu Desi Mem and Duplicate.With Aamir Khan in Sarfarosh. And Salman Khan in Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United. Apart from acting she was among one of the judges of India's Got Talent. She has been praised for her dancing skills in the movies Bombay, Lajja, and Major Saab. She is among the few Bollywood actors who worked with the top Indian actor Chiranjeevi. Sonali established a career in Hindi Cinema,Telugu cinema, Kannada cinema and Tamil cinema. Bendre was nominated for three Star Screen Awards, winning two, and nominated for two International Indian Film Academy Awards, and won a Filmfare Awards and a Golden Petal Awards. IMDb listed her at #10 in list Top 10 Decade Defining Bollywood Actresses in 1990s, #12 in Top 20 Bollywood Actresses from last 20 years and #71 in Top 100 All Time Best Actreses of Bollywood. IndiaTimes listed her as #31 in Hottest Women and TheRichest at #10 as The Hottest Female Celebrities.
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