Sonali Raut is an Indian film actress and model. In 2010, she has been a Kingfisher Calendar Girl. She was just 19 years old college student when she got featured in the Kingfisher Calendar.
|Full name||Sonali Raut|
|Date of birth||23 December 1990|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Army Public School, Mumbai|
|College||Mithibai College, Mumbai|
|Educational qualification||Graduate (B.Com.)|
|Debut||Film Debut: The Xposé (2014)|
TV Debut: Bigg Boss 8 (2014)
Sonali Raut was born on December 23, 1990. In Mumbai, Maharashtra, her father is a retired deputy police commissioner and has an older sister, Ujjwala Raut, who is a supermodel. She is from Mithibai College in Mumbai and was featured on the Kingfisher Calendar during her studies.
In 2010, Raut won a modeling assignment in the annual Kingfisher Calendar. She was the face of many popular brands like MAC Cosmetics, PC Chandra Jewellers, Limca, Westside, Pantaloons and many more. She has also been a part of many television campaigns such as Idea with Abhishek Bachchan, Seematti Sarees, iBall and many more.
In 2011 she did a sensational photo shoot with famous actor Ranveer Singh for Maxim magazine. In 2014, Sonali starred in the Bollywood film The Xposé alongside Himesh Reshammiya. She rejected a commitment to be in a film named 99% Useless Fellows, which angered the film director S. K. Basheed, director S.Basheed, to star as a contestant on the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss.
Sonali was offered the lead role in the film Hate Story 3 and was also offered a music video for the success of the series. She rejected the movie though she was the first choice for the film Hate Story 3 as she wanted to do roles that were her own.
In 2016, Raut appeared in the film Great Grand Masti in which she played Shiney. She was also seen in the item song of the film “Lipstick Laga Ke”. The song become so much popular and was one of the top 20 songs of 2016.
In the year 2017 she was signed as a cover for 2020’s FFACE Fashion Calendar. As, Raut also signed the action thriller web series Dangerous starring Karan Singh Grover directed by Bhushan Patel, produced by Mika Singh and written by Vikram Bhatt, The series is scheduled to stream on the OTT MX Player platform from 14 August 2020
Lesser known facts:
- She started her career with the film The Xposé with Himesh Reshammiya.
- She was seen in Box Cricket League Season 2 in 2016.
- She was also featured in the web series Love life & Screw ups in 2016.