Sonakshi Sinha: News

Sonakshi Sinha, born on June 2, 1987, is an Indian actress and singer. She is the daughter of actors Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha. She made her acting debut in 2010 by playing Rajjo Pandey in 'Dabangg' opposite Salman Khan. She reprised the role of Rajjo in the 'Dabangg' franchise's next two installments, 'Dabangg 2' (2012) and 'Dabangg 3' (2019). Her portrayal of Pakhi Roy Chaudhary, a woman suffering from tuberculosis, in the 2013 film 'Lootera' earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress along with nominations for two Screen Awards and an IIFA Award. Sinha rose to popularity with her roles in movies like 'Rowdy Rathore', 'Son of Sardaar', and 'Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty', among others. Later, she ventured into singing with an appearance in the single 'Let's Celebrate' from the film 'Tevar' (2015). Her debut single, titled 'Aaj Mood Ishqholic Hai', was released also released in 2015. Being an animal lover, Sinha has collaborated posed for several of PETA's campaigns.

13 May 2023

OTT releases

OTT weekend watchlist: Gear up for these releases

The weekend is here and so is our list of titles gearing up for a release on OTT.

12 May 2023

Amazon Prime Video

'Dahaad' review: Despite powerful performances, police procedural drama bites dust

Dahaad, created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti and directed by Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi is a slow-burn police procedural drama set in Rajasthan.

11 May 2023

Kangana Ranaut

Bollywood stars who follow a vegan diet

Veganism is no longer an alien concept in India. Many people, including sports personalities, haven't only quit meat but have in fact shifted to a plant-based lifestyle. They have also broken the myth that protein can only be consumed from a meat-based diet, something that many still believe.

05 May 2023


Akshay-Tiger's 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' set for Eid 2024 release

Akshay Kumar is one of those superstars who has had a lot of rough patches in his career. Post-pandemic, the Khiladi of Bollywood is not being able to crack the box office numbers.

03 May 2023

OTT releases

Sonakshi Sinha's 'Dahaad' trailer is out; details inside

Sonakshi Sinha-headlined series Dahaad is in the buzz for quite some time. It is set to premiere at Berlin Film Festival and it is being created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti. The makers have released the trailer and it looks daunting and promising.

30 Apr 2023

NewsBytes Exclusive

#NewsBytesExclsuive: Ankur Verma undergoes rigorous martial arts training for 'Dahaad'

Actor Ankur Verma has already carved a niche for himself in the television industry.

26 Apr 2023

OTT releases

Zoya Akhtar's 'Dahaad' trailer release date out

Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti are one of the best minds in the Indian movie business. Their production house Tiger Baby, along with Excel Entertainment has produced some stellar content over the years, especially on OTT.

24 Apr 2023

OTT releases

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Heeramandi' might become a multi-season series: Reports

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is one of the most celebrated filmmakers around the globe. The auteur is known for his mounting, extravagant sets, and brilliant storytelling.

20 Apr 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Zoya Akhtar's 'Dahaad' starring Sonakshi Sinha first-look out

Sonakshi Sinha is one of those actors who created a huge buzz during her debut and was a promising actor, especially after Lootera. Eventually, she got lost in full-blown masala commercial films. Now the actor is rebooting and selecting better scripts.

03 Apr 2023

Vikrant Massey

Vikrant Massey birthday special: Tracing actor's inspirational journey

Vikrant Massey is one of those actors you will never find in a rat race.

11 Mar 2023


Priyanka Chopra to Sonakshi Sinha, Bollywood beauties who were body-shamed

Actors have often opened up on their awful experiences of being body-shamed by others and how it can impact a person's mental health.

15 Feb 2023


Joju George aside, celebrities who quit social media after cyberbullying

In recent years, social media has become a powerful tool for film promotions. Actors and filmmakers have been regularly posting videos and pictures about their upcoming projects while also giving glimpses of their lives.

17 Jan 2023

Web Series

'Dahaad' becomes India's 1st series to compete at Berlinale

Making it big on the world stage, Dahaad starring Sonakshi Sinha and Vijay Verma has become the first-ever Indian web series to compete at the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival, 2023.

29 Dec 2022


Stream or skip? Sonakshi-Huma's dramedy 'Double XL' on Netflix

Satramm Ramani's comedy-drama Double XL was released on Netflix on Wednesday after completing its theatrical run.

04 Nov 2022

Bollywood Films

Twitter review: What are viewers saying about 'Double XL,' 'Mili'?

It is an important day for Bollywood as three highly-awaited movies were released on Friday namely Double XL, Mili, and Phone Bhoot.

12 Oct 2022

Bollywood Films

'Double XL' trailer: Huma Qureshi-Sonakshi Sinha challenge beauty standards

The makers of the upcoming Bollywood film Double XL have dropped its much-awaited trailer ahead of the film's theatrical premiere on November 4.

12 Oct 2022

Shikhar Dhawan

'Double XL': Shikhar Dhawan breaks internet with viral photo

Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan is all set to make his Bollywood debut with the upcoming film Double XL.

11 Oct 2022

Karan Johar

Karan Johar to Aamir Khan: Bollywood celebrities who quit Twitter

Recently, popular Bollywood personality Karan Johar announced his exit from the social media application Twitter owing to the "toxicity."

22 Sep 2022

Upcoming Movies

Sonakshi Sinha, Huma Qureshi champion body positivity in 'Double XL'

The teaser of Sonakshi Sinha and Huma Qureshi starrer Double XL is out!

09 Jun 2022


Who is Zaheer Iqbal, Sonakshi Sinha's alleged boyfriend?

Bollywood is abuzz with rumors that actors Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal are not only dating but also on the precipice of tying the knot.

02 Jun 2022


#HappyBirthday: Times when Sonakshi Sinha expertly dealt with fans, trolls

Sonakshi Sinha is one of those Bollywood actors who stay in the news as much for their work as for their fan following.

12 May 2022


Revealed! Secret behind Sonakshi Sinha's ring on her finger

Sonakshi Sinha had triggered engagement rumors on Monday by uploading pictures of a diamond ring. Alongside, we also saw a mystery man.

06 Mar 2022


Sonakshi Sinha in legal soup; non-bailable warrant issued against actor

Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha has found herself in a legal soup.

22 Dec 2021

Akshay Kumar

'Rowdy Rathore 2' getting made after all, in scripting stage

We soon may be able to see our favorite Shiva with his wife Paro and their adoptive daughter, Chinki.

27 Nov 2021


Did Netflix cancel Sonakshi Sinha's 'Bulbul Tarang'?

Streaming giant Netflix had announced in March this year that Sonakshi Sinha will be leading a "quirky, heartfelt comedy-drama" called Bulbul Tarang.

24 Nov 2021

Huma Qureshi

Sonakshi Sinha's 'Double XL' gearing up for a 2022 release?

In September, we learned that Sonakshi Sinha has signed a project that would be bankrolled by Mudassar Aziz and Ashwin Varde.

16 Sep 2021

Huma Qureshi

Sonakshi Sinha, Huma collaborating for a film on body image

Sonakshi Sinha and Huma Qureshi are coming together for a film where they will play two overweight women who would fight against the society for ridiculing them for their weight.

01 Sep 2021


Sonakshi Sinha wraps up Bhuj schedule of 'Kakuda'

Actor Sonakshi Sinha on Wednesday shared that the team of her upcoming horror-comedy Kakuda has finished its shooting schedule in Bhuj, Gujarat.

13 Aug 2021

Sanjay Dutt

'Bhuj' review: This multi-starrer movie fails to soar, gets 1.5/5

Bhuj: The Pride of India dropped on Disney+ Hotstar today.

10 Aug 2021

Sanjay Dutt

'Rammo Rammo' review: Sonakshi nails it with her garba moves

Ajay Devgn shared a new song from his upcoming war movie, Bhuj: The Pride of India.

20 Jul 2021

Riteish Deshmukh

Sonakshi Sinha, Riteish Deshmukh team up for 'Kakuda'; shooting begins

Remember the time when Bollywood delivered back-to-back adult comedies?

29 Apr 2021


International Dance Day: Actors who are Bollywood's underrated dancers

Dancing is more intrinsically woven with Bollywood movies than perhaps any other movie fraternity.

29 Oct 2020


Ameesha says she feared for life during Bihar poll campaign

Actor Ameesha Patel has said that she feared for her life while campaigning for the Lok Janshakti Party's (LJP) candidate Prakash Chandra for the Bihar elections.

16 Aug 2020


Sonakshi Sinha takes a dig at Kangana Ranaut over nepotism

Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha has taken a dig at her colleague Kangana Ranaut as well as her sister Rangoli Chandel for their stance against the industry's rampant nepotism and favoritism.

10 Apr 2020


Shatrughan Sinha slams Mukesh Khanna for mocking daughter Sonakshi

The ongoing reruns of classics Ramayan and Mahabharat are triggering two things the most: massive viewership for Doordarshan and some fresh controversies.

11 Mar 2020

Deepika Padukone

5 famous fashion designers of India

India is blessed with immensely talented designers who render exemplary designs to our fashion circuit.

18 Dec 2019


Alia Bhatt shares wrong Preamble, amid CAA protests; gets trolled

Following actors Sonakshi Sinha and Ishaan Khatter, Alia Bhatt also shared a picture of the Preamble to the Constitution of India, to show support towards the students protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

06 Dec 2019

Salman Khan

Troll calls Sonakshi 'Salman Khan's chamchi'. Here's her reply

In her Bollywood journey so far, Sonakshi Sinha has had her fair share of encounters with online trolls targeting her relentlessly. But, she also knows how to shut them.

18 Oct 2019

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar called misogynist for seven-year-old comment; Sonakshi defends him

Recently, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar had received a lot of flak for some statements that he made seven years ago, while 'defending' co-star Sonakshi Sinha, who had newly entered the industry back then.