|Education||Delhi University (MA) Ithaca College (MS)|
Sonal Jha (born 29 July 1971) is an Indian film and television actress. Sonal Jha is best known for her roles in films such as Lipstick Under My Burkha, 3 Storeys, Chillar Party and TV Serials such as Na Aana Is Des Laado and Balika Vadhu.
Sonal Jha was born in Bihar, Patna and has been involved in theatre since her childhood. In Patna, she performed as an actress and singer for 15 years. Jha later moved to Delhi to pursue her postgraduate education, receiving her Master's degree in History from Delhi University.
Jha became a member of Ekjute Theater Group, learning from personalities such as Nadira Babbar and acting in several plays throughout India. Eventually, Prakash Jha hired Jha for his regional (Bhojpuri), in which she played the mother of Bahubali. She rose to fame as Indian soap opera's sensitive and charming mother while playing Irawati in Balika Vadhu. That made her a household name after playing equally important roles in Sapno Ke Bhanwer Main and Na Aana Is Des Laado. Her short film MAD was a Perfect 10 winner at The Mumbai Film Festival.
|2006||Return to Rajapur||Nanda Anand||-||English|
|2006||Kya Tum Ho||Anish Ahluwalia||-||Hindi|
|2011||Aarakshan||Prakash Jha||Shanti Bua||Hindi|
|2011||Chillar Party||Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl||Encyclopedia's Mother||Hindi|
|2016||Ishq Forever||Sameer Sippy||Mother||Hindi|
|2017||Lipstick Under My Burkha||Alankrita Shrivastava||Leela's Mother||Hindi|
|2017||MAD (short film)||Vinod Rawat||Mother||Hindi|
|2017||Aao Khele Gulli Danda||Fahim Choudhary||-||Hindi|
|2017||The Test Case (web series)||Vinay Waikul and Nagesh Kukunoor||Captain Shikha's Mother||Hindi|
|2018||3 Storeys||Arjun Mukerjee||Malini's mother||Hindi|
|2007||Bombay Lawyers ||NDTV India||Mr Satyajeet Bhatkal||Lawyer||Hindi|
|2008||Bahubali||Mahua||Prakash Jha||Mother of Bahubali||Bhojpuri|
|2008||Hum Ladkiyan||Sony||Emotion Pictures||Subhadra; Alka's mother||Hindi|
|2009||Na Aana Is Des Laado||Colors||Shakuntalam Telefilms||Sheela Chachi||Hindi|
|2011||Sapno Ke Bhanwer Main ||Life OK||B.A.G. Films & Media||Mother||Hindi|
|2012||Balika Vadhu||Colors||Viacom 18, Nova television||Irawati, MIL of Anandi||Hindi|
|2012||Upanishad Ganga||DD National||Chandraprakash Dwivedi||-||Hindi|
|2016||Ek Rishta Saajhedari Ka||Sony||Rajshri Productions||Chandra Bua||Hindi|
|2010||Bali Aur Shambhu||Manav Kaul||-||-||Hindi|
|2011||Teen Ekant||Sheikh Shami||-||-||Hindi|
|2014||Pagla Ghoda||Vijay Kumar||-||-||Hindi|
|2014||Sakharam Binder||Vijay Kumar||-||Champa||Hindi|
|2015||Tumhara Vincent||Satyabrata Raut||-||Christine||Hindi|
|2016||Mughal-e-Azam (musical)||Feroz Abbas Khan||Shapoorji Pallonji Group||Maharani Jodha||Hindi|
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