Sonu Walia in March 2013
February 19, 1964 |
New Delhi, India
Sonu Walia (born 19 February 1964) is a Bollywood actress, winner of Miss India pageant and model. A psychology graduate and a student of journalism, Walia took up modelling before she entered the Miss India contest.
Walia won the Miss India contest in 1985 and went on to compete in Miss Universe 1985. She took over from Juhi Chawla, Miss India 1984 and, after completing her responsibilities, she relinquished her crown to Mehr Jesia in 1986.
In 1988, she acted in the film Akarshan in many bold scenes[according to whom?]. A kissing scene of hers became very famous[according to whom?]. From 1988 - 1990- She played the role of Maharani Chitrangadha mother of Babruvahana in Mahabharat (1988-1990)
She was married to Surya Prakash, after the death of Surya Prakash, she married film producer Pratap Singh an NRI based in the US who was an Indian film producer. They have a daughter. She shuttles between India and US.
She is 5'8" tall. Walia has a younger sister.
|1986||Shart||as a Model|
|1988||Khoon Bhari Maang||Nandini|
|1989||Apna Desh Paraye Log|
|1991||Haque||Alpana - Swami's daughter|
Dancer (special appearance)
|1991||Swarg Jaisaa Ghar||Devki|
|1991||Rupaye Dus Karod|
|1991||Jeevan Daata||Priya Singh (Shivram's daughter)|
|1992||Dil Aashna Hai||Salma A. Baig|
|1996||Yash||Mrs. Kalpana Rai|
|1998||Sarbans Dani Guru Gobind Singh||Begam Sahiba|
|2008||Jai Maa Sherawaali||Devi Maa Sherawaali (as Sonu Pratap Walia)|
- "Snapshot: You won't believe how actress Sonu Walia looks now!". ibnlive.in.com. 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013. "the 1985 Miss India beauty pageant winner"
- "Where is the bombshell Sonu Walia now? - Hindustan Times". hindustantimes.com. 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2013. "married (to hotelier Surya Prakash"
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