March 20, 2023

Sonu Sood (Actor) Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 12, 2021

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Short Biography

Sonu was born on 30-07-1973 in Moga in the state of Punjab, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Model, Film Producer, Voice Artist, Humanitarian & Philanthropist. He is well-known for his work in Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu cinema. He also acted in some Kannada, Punjabi, English, Urdu, Mandarin & Hollywood movies as well. He was in current affairs during the Covid-19 Crisis for helping labor migrants to reach their home towns.

Sonu Sood Complete Bio & Career

Sonu Sood being the son of an engineer and a teacher was always encouraged for studies. He was very intelligent in studies. So he never compromised with his education to fulfill his acting dream. He completed his basic education from Sacred Heart School, Moga and moved to Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Nagpur, here the actor completed his degree in Electronics. Completing his graduation, Sonu decided to pursue his career in acting and hence reached Mumbai.
He debuted his profession as a supporting actor through a Tamil drama film named Kallazhagar (1999). Sood worked for Telugu film hands up in 2001 and this film got him popularity as a Telugu actor. Now, it was time for making a debut in Bollywood. He made many attempts to get a role in Bollywood films. His attempts got success when he got selected for the movie ''shaheed-e-Azam'' as a lead actor. He played the character of Bhagat Singh in this movie. This movie opened for him the way to Bollywood.
After it, he became part of many Bollywood movies, several of his films were the blockbuster hits of Bollywood. In 2004, he worked in Abhishek Bachchan's movie ''Yuva'' where he was in the role of Abhishek's brother. The movie was based on student politics. He played all types of characters in movies whether it is a Villian, Patriot, Lover, or any other.
He is well known for his role as villain in Salman Khan starer movie ''Dabangg'' and won the "IIFA Award" for the best actor in a negative role. There is a series of film-like Aashiq Banaya Aapne, Ek Vivaah Aisa Bhi, Arundhati, Sheesha, Super, Kurukshetra, Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge, Singh is Kinng, Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap, Jodhaa Akbar, Aagadu, R.. Rajkumar, Entertainment, Simmba, Devi and many more and proved his passion and love for acting.
These films witness that there could be hardly any actor left in Bollywood and the Tamil industry with whom Sonu Sood did not work. He is not only a successful actor in the Bollywood industry but he also got a chance to work with ''Jackie Chan'' in the movie ''Kung Fu Yoga''. It was a Chinese action, adventure, and comedy film.
The actor can also be seen in many commercials and advertisements like Pepsi, MRF tires, Signature, etc. He is the brand ambassador of IG International which is India's largest fresh fruit importer.
In 2016, he launched his own production house called Shakti Sagar Productions, the name of company is on his father name Shaki Sagar Sood. In the same year, he produced the Tamil film Devi which was also released in Telugu with name Abhinetri & in Hindi with name Tutak Tutak Tutiya. In 2020, he established an NGO called Sood Charity Foundation, which has helped thousands of people across the world.

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Sonu Sood Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Shakti Sagar Sood and Saroj Sood. He has two sisters Monika Sood and Malvika Sood Sachar. The elder sister Monika is a scientist. He got married to the love of his life Sonali Sood on 25-09-1996. The couple together is blessed with two sons Ayaan Sood and Ishant Sood.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 44
Biceps Size 17
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Moga, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
School Sacred Heart School, Moga
College Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Nagpur
Qualification Electronics Engineering
Hobbies Gymming and Social Work
Marital Status Married
Debut Tamil Film - Kallazhagar (1999)
Telugu Film - Hands Up! (2000)
Bollywood Film - Shaheed-E-Azam (2002)
Kannada Film - Vishnuvardhana (2011)
Best Movies Yuva (2004), Chandramukhi (2005), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Arundhati (2009), Dabangg (2010) among others
Best Friends Kulsum Shadab Wahab
Salary INR 3-4 Crore Per Movie
Net Worth $20 Million (approx)
Official Website
Email Address [email protected]


Car Collections Audi Q7, Porsche Panamera, Mercedes Benz


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Brand Vans, Louis Philippe
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Sridevi Kapoor
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Sylvester Stallone
Favorite Film Director Mahesh Bhatt
Favorite Movie Dabangg
Favorite Singer Alka Yagnik
Favorite Place New York
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Punjabi Food
Favorite Accessories Goggles

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sonu Sood

  • During lockdown due to Covid-19, the actor helped thousands of migrant workers to return their homes.
  • He has his own production house ''Shakti Saagar Productions'' which is named after his late father.
  • He arranges to bring back students from Kyrgyzstan who were stuck there.
  • He got appreciation from the chief minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh and many actors from Bollywood for his excellent work during the pandemic.
  • In 2020, he established an NGO called Sood Charity Foundation, which has helped thousands of people across the world.

Sonu Sood Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

49 years, 7months, 18 days old age Sonu Sood will turn 50 on 30 July, 2023. Only 4 months, 9 days, 14 hours,54 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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