Sonali Bendre Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Cancer, & More

Sonali Bendre gained prominence for her role in the Bollywood film “Sarfarosh,” where she shared the screen with the acclaimed actor Aamir Khan. This film served as a significant breakthrough in her career, showcasing her acting prowess and earning her accolades from both critics and audiences.

Sonali Bendre Biography

Sonali Bendre, widely recognized for her contributions to Hindi cinema, has made a significant impact in the film industry across various languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, and Kannada. Born into a Maharashtrian Marathi family, she has showcased her acting prowess and versatility in her diverse filmography.

Her debut film, “Aag,” released in 1994, marked the beginning of Sonali Bendre’s illustrious career. She shared the screen with renowned actor Govinda in this film, captivating audiences with her on-screen presence and talent. From there, she went on to portray the leading lady in several commercially successful films, including “Diljale” (1996), “Major Saab” (1998), “Sarfarosh” (1999), and “Hum Saath Saath Hain” (1999).

Sonali Bendre Picture
Sonali Bendre Picture

Personal Information

Real name Sonali Bendre Behl
Nickname AKA N/A
Date of Birth 1 January 1975
Age 48 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion N/A




Kendriya Vidyalaya Malleswaram, Bengaluru
Holy Cross Convent High School, Thane
Welham Girls School
College /University Ramnarain Ruia College
Qualification Graduate

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 6”
Meter  1.68 m
Centimeters 168 cm
Weight 55 kg,121 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements 32-28-32

Family Information

Father Name Jit Bendre
Mother Name Roopsi Bendre
Sister Rupa Ranadive
Marital Status Married
Husband Goldie Behl
Children Son- Ranveer Behl0


Boyfriend Raj Thackeray


Profession Actress, Model, Author
Net Worth $3 million


color Blue
Food Roti wrap with Tandoori Mayonnaise, Prawn Curry
Actor/Actress Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor, Aamir Khan
Movies iljale, Aashiqui 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani,
Hobbies Dancing, Shopping
Sonali Bendre Childhood Picture
Sonali Bendre Childhood Picture
Sonali Bendre Young Age Picture
Sonali Bendre Young Age Picture
Sonali Bendre with his Husband (Goldie Behl)
Sonali Bendre with his Husband (Goldie Behl)
Sonali Bendre with his Son (Ranveer Behlo)
Sonali Bendre with his Son (Ranveer Behlo)
Sonali Bendre with his Parents
Sonali Bendre with his Parents
Sonali Bendre with her Sister (Rupa Ranadive)
Sonali Bendre with her Sister (Rupa Ranadive)
Sonali Bendre Relationship with (Raj Thackeray)
Sonali Bendre Relationship with (Raj Thackeray)
Sonali Bendre cancer
Sonali Bendre Cancer Disease


Her father was a civil servant. She has two sisters. And the mother’s name is Roopse Bendre.


She was born on 1 January 1975 in present-day Mumbai, Maharashtra in a Maharashtrian family. Currently, she is 48 years old. She weighs around 55 kg.


Sonali Bendre received her early education from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bangalore, where she laid the foundation for her academic journey. After completing her schooling, she pursued her higher education at Ramnarain Ruia College in Mumbai.

Husband & Son

She married her boyfriend Goldie Behl (A filmmaker) on 12 November 2002 after dating him for a long time. They were both blessed with a son named Ranveer Behl who was born in 2005.

Cancer Recovery Story

Sonali Bendre has spoken openly about her cancer journey and her recovery. After her diagnosis with metastatic cancer in 2018, Bendre underwent treatment in New York and Mumbai, including chemotherapy and surgery. Recently, the actress opened up about her struggles in fighting the disease and revealed she was left with a 23-inch scar after her cancer surgery. In January 2019, she announced that she was in remission and had returned to India. After her own battle with cancer, Sonali Bendre has been an outspoken advocate for the early detection of breast cancer among women. Bendre has said that she is grateful to have had access to good medical care and support from her friends and family, which have been key to her recovery.

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Sonali Bendre’s entry into the world of acting was marked by her debut as a lead actress in the Bollywood film “Aag” in 1994 when she was just 19 years old. This remarkable start to her career earned her critical acclaim and recognition, as she won the prestigious Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year and the Screen Award for Best Female Debut. These accolades solidified her position as a promising talent in the industry.

Following her successful debut, Sonali Bendre began to receive offers from both the modeling world and the film industry. In 1995, she appeared in the popular song “Humma Humma” from the film “Bombay,” which further showcased her versatility and talent. The same year, she also impressed audiences with her performance in “Naaraaz,” for which she received the Filmfare Sensational Debut award.

Net Worth

Sonali Bendre’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million US dollars. Apart from her successful acting career, she has also expanded her wealth through various other ventures.


Complete list of movies by Actress Sonali Bendre including First Movie, Latest movies information details Below the table.

Role Title Year
Vasundhara Murari 2001
Swathi Khadgam  
Sonia Maheshwari Zakhm  
Sonali Naaraaz  
Siva Nageswari Palnati Brahmanayudu  
Shivani Love You Hamesha 2022
Seema Nagrath Sarfarosh 1999
Sapna Chopra Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega  
Sabina / Neelima Bahkshi Dahek  
Saavni Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain  
Roma Angaaray  
Roja Kadhalar Dhinam  
Radhika Diljale  
Queen Sheelavathi Anahat 2003
Priya Gaddaar  
Pooja Tarazu  
Pooja Chori Chori  
Piya Chal Mere Bhai 2000
Parul Aag 1994
Pallavi Indra 2002
Nisha Major Saab  
Nisha Dhai Akshar Prem Ke  
Neelam Qahar  
Mumtaz Khan Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Dobaara! 2013
Mohini Takkar  
Meenu Bhai 1997
Mansi Keemat – They Are Back 1998
Madhuri Khanna Tera Mera Saath Rahen  
Lily Duplicate  
Kiran Preethse  
Khushi Malhotra Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai  
Kalyani Kannodu Kanbathellam  
Kajal Singhania Sapoot  
Herself Bombay  
Herself Apne Dam Par  
Herself Lajja  
Herself Aga Bai Arrecha!  
Harika Manmadhudu  
Dr. Sunita “Chitti” Shankar Dada MBBS 2004
Dr. Priya Malhotra Kal Ho Naa Ho  
Dr. Preeti Shukla Hum Saath Saath Hain  
Dr. Pooja Malhotra Rakshak 1996
Disha Pyaar Kiya Nahin Jaatha  
Bijuriya English Babu Desi Mem  
Anu Humse Badhkar Kaun  
Anita Malik The Don 1995

Television List

Here is acomplete televison list by actress Sonali Bendre.

Year Title Role
2009-2012 India’s Got Talent Judge
2008-2009 Indian Idol Judge
2008 Mr & Mrs Television Judge
2012 Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz Judge
2014 Mission Sapne Narrator
2021 Super Dancer Guest
2022 DID Li’ls Masters Judge
2022 The Broken News Amina Qureshi
2001–2002 Kya Masti Kya Dhoom Host
2014–2015 Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Ye Shobha Sachdev
2013–2016 India’s Best Dramebaaz Judge

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