Sonu Sood: News

Sonu Sood is an Indian film actor, producer, model, philanthropist, and humanitarian born on July 30, 1973. He predominantly appears in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil movies. Sood started his career in 1999 with the Tamil films 'Kallazhagar' and 'Nenjinile'. The role of Pasupathi in the 2009 Telugu horror fantasy film 'Arundathi' won him the Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Award for Best Villain as well as the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu. He made his Kannada debut in 2011 with P Kumar's comedy-thriller 'Vishnuvardhana'. He is best known for his roles in films such as 'Yuva', 'Aashiq Banaya Aapne', 'Jodhaa Akbar', ' Shootout at Wadala', 'Athadu', 'Ashok', 'Dookodu', 'Simmba', 'Kung Fu Yoga', and 'Happy New Year', among others. Sood launched his production house named Shakti Sagar Productions in 2016. In September 2020, he was conferred with the prestigious SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for his humanitarian efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

27 May 2024

Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah to play hacker in Sonu Sood's 'Fateh'

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah will play a significant role in Sonu Sood's upcoming film Fateh.

16 Mar 2024

Upcoming Movies

Sonu Sood's directorial debut 'Fateh' teaser promises action extravaganza

Actor Sonu Sood, known for films such as Happy New Year and Dabangg, is now venturing into a different territory: direction.

17 Jan 2024

Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha shares her flight delay ordeal amid nationwide disruptions

Richa Chadha shared her frustrating experiences with flight delays on social media, amid nationwide disruptions on Wednesday.

05 Dec 2023


Father will die soon: Son's post on AIIMS-Delhi goes viral

Fed up with long queues and running between counters at AIIMS New Delhi, an X user has detailed his struggles to secure a heart surgery appointment for his ailing father.

30 Oct 2023


Books written by Bollywood celebrities that are worth reading

India takes pride in so many Bollywood actors who excel not just in showbiz but in many other fields as well.

30 Jul 2023

Fitness and Health

Happy birthday, Sonu Sood! Revealing the mass favorite's fitness secrets

Sonu Sood is not just a brilliant actor but someone who taught the world the real meaning of humanity when he was out there on the streets helping people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

16 Jul 2023


Amid Kajol's novel rumors, exploring Bollywood actors who turned authors

Kajol's co-stars, Sheeba Chadha and Kubbra Sait from her Disney+ Hotstar series, The Trial, have recently expressed admiration for the actor's ability to spread positivity through her writing.

04 May 2023

TV News

Sonu Sood's 'MTV Roadies' premieres in June; new promo out

MTV Roadies is one of the longest-running reality shows in India. The adventure reality show is now back with another season titled MTV Roadies - Karm Ya Kand.

05 Apr 2023

Ajay Devgn

Loved watching Ajay Devgn's 'Bholaa'? Watch these high-octane actioners next

With never-seen-before action sequences, Ajay Devgn smashed the box office with his highly-anticipated directorial film Bholaa.

26 Aug 2022

South Indian Cinema

Looking at Sonu Sood's 5 best South movie appearances

Sonu Sood has emerged as one of the most widely known philanthropists in the country in the last two years.

02 May 2022

Kajal Aggarwal

'Acharya': How much did Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan and others charge?

Acharya has been a dampener at the box office having collected only Rs. 51.80 crore (roughly) at the end of day three.

03 Apr 2022


'MTV Roadies 18': Confirmed contestants of Sonu Sood-hosted reality show

After several years, the popular Hindi reality television show MTV Roadies is undergoing a major shuffle.

20 Feb 2022

Punjab Elections

#PunjabElections: Sonu Sood stopped from entering polling-booth; actor's car confiscated

Actor Sonu Sood—whose sister Malvika Sood is contesting the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections from Moga—was barred from entering a polling booth on Sunday.

10 Feb 2022

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar-led 'Prithviraj' vs. 'Govinda Naam Mera' on June 10

Akshay Kumar-led historical action drama Prithviraj now has a new release date.

09 Feb 2022


Moga: Sonu Sood spots accident victim, rushes him to hospital

Sonu Sood once again proved why people consider him a messiah and an angel.

03 Feb 2022

MTV Roadies

Rannvijay Singha exits 'MTV Roadies'; Sonu Sood to replace him?

Rannvijay Singha, who became synonymous with MTV Roadies, has exited the show, ending an almost two decade-long association.

18 Jan 2022

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Congress hints at Charanjit Singh Channi as Punjab CM face

On Monday, the Indian National Congress tweeted a video that projected Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Punjab polls.

10 Jan 2022


Sonu Sood leaves Punjab icon post as sister joins Congress

Actor Sonu Sood, who has turned into a nationwide hero following his intense philanthropic work during the pandemic, has decided to step down from the post of the Punjab state icon.

23 Dec 2021


'Fateh': Sonu Sood to star in action-thriller; first-look poster out

Sonu Sood, who gained recognition for his relief works during the COVID-19 pandemic, has announced his next onscreen venture.

14 Nov 2021


Sonu Sood's sister enters politics but it's 'no' from him

The buzz around Sonu Sood joining politics is back.

21 Oct 2021


Sonu Sood to host reality TV show for National Geographic

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood will soon be seen hosting a reality TV show for National Geographic channel, where he will present some interesting stories from across the country.

20 Sep 2021


Sonu Sood posts statement on Rs. 20cr tax evasion allegation

Days after the Income Tax Department leveled tax evasion allegations amounting to over Rs. 20 crore against Sonu Sood, the actor has put forward his side.

18 Sep 2021


Sonu Sood evaded taxes over Rs. 20 crore: I-T department

After conducting searches on the premises of Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, the income tax department has found incriminating evidence related to tax evasion.

15 Sep 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

I-T Department raids properties linked to Sonu Sood, AAP fumes

Some properties linked to Sonu Sood have come under the lens of the Income Tax Department.

27 Aug 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Sonu Sood to be face of Delhi government's mentorship program

Sonu Sood will now be the envoy of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led government's mentorship program for children, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

25 Aug 2021

Shiv Sena

Is Sonu Sood running for Mumbai Mayor? 'Dabangg' actor responds

Will we get to see actor Sonu Sood become Mumbai Mayor in real life?

09 Aug 2021

Farah Khan

'Saath Kya Nibhaoge' review: This music-video isn't worth your time

A new music video, starring Sonu Sood and Nidhhi Agerwal, got released today.

06 Jul 2021

Neena Gupta

Serious ailments, no considerable work has left Shagufta Ali broke

Veteran film/TV actress Shagufta Ali revealed she has been going through a financial crunch - she hasn't had any considerable projects for the past four years.

17 Jun 2021

COVID-19 India

Remdesivir case: Seriously examine Sonu Sood's role, orders Bombay HC

Sonu Sood, who allegedly helped several during the pandemic, has angered the Bombay High Court.

08 Jun 2021

Mahhi Vij

Mahhi Vij pens note after brother (25) succumbs to COVID-19

Laagi Tujhse Lagan actress Mahhi Vij lost her 25-year-old brother to COVID-19 recently. She had shared this unfortunate news on social media.

10 May 2021


Sonu Sood no more a COVID-19 savior?

The second wave of COVID-19 has severely affected India, and help has been pouring in from the entire world in the last few months.

24 Apr 2021


Sonu defeats COVID-19, Kangana wants him to 'appreciate India-made vaccine'

Actor Sonu Sood tested negative for COVID-19 within a week of contracting the disease, and his fans were evidently elated. His colleague Kangana Ranaut also reacted to the news, albeit a bit differently.

17 Apr 2021

Amarinder Singh

Sonu Sood contracts COVID-19, says he is under quarantine

Actor Sonu Sood has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on Saturday. Notably, he was appointed as the brand ambassador of Punjab's COVID-19 vaccination program by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh just a few days back.

20 Mar 2021


SpiceJet honors Sonu Sood's humanitarian efforts during COVID-19 migrant crisis

Sonu Sood, the usual antagonist on celluloid, had turned into a savior for thousands last year, as he helped migrant workers reach their hometown, and JEE, NEET aspirants their exam centers, by providing transportation.

SC grants relief to Sonu Sood against BMC's notice

The Supreme Court on Friday granted relief to actor Sonu Sood who had moved the top court against an order by the Bombay High Court, dismissing his case against the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) notice.

13 Jan 2021

Bombay High Court

Sonu Sood is a "habitual offender," BMC tells High Court

Mumbai's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) called actor Sonu Sood a "habitual offender" in its affidavit filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday.

11 Jan 2021

Bombay High Court

Sonu Sood moves court against BMC's illegal construction notice

Actor Sonu Sood has approached the Bombay High Court challenging the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) notice over alleged illegal construction against him.

07 Jan 2021

Bombay High Court

BMC files a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood, who has been in the limelight because of his philanthropic work for migrant workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, has landed in legal trouble.

02 Jan 2021


They're paid trolls: Sonu Sood on his book receiving backlash

Recently, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood released his book I Am No Messiah, revolving around his philanthropic work amid the coronavirus pandemic.

27 Dec 2020


Sonu Sood pays surprise visit to a fan's food stall

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who emerged as a real-life hero for migrant workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, recently surprised one of his fans by visiting his roadside food stall named after him in Hyderabad.

21 Dec 2020


Bizarre! Telangana locals dedicate a temple to actor Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood has been honored with a temple by the residents of a Telangana village in celebration of his humanitarian work amid the coronavirus pandemic.

18 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor named 'Hottest Vegetarians' by PETA

Bollywood actors Sonu Sood and Shraddha Kapoor have been named the hottest vegetarian celebrities for 2020 by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India.

17 Nov 2020


Sonu Sood named Punjab icon by the Election Commission

Actor Sonu Sood has been appointed as the Punjab state icon to make people aware about ethical voting, the Election Commission announced on Monday.

12 Nov 2020


Sonu Sood's book to be called 'I Am No Messiah'

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is writing a book, wherein he will recount his experience of helping migrant workers during the coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdown.

28 Aug 2020


Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

Today, news in the world of entertainment was about a veteran singer's death, updates on a couple of much-awaited flicks, more goodness by Sonu Sood, and some major developments in the investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death.

28 Aug 2020

West Bengal

Sonu Sood offers to help students reach JEE, NEET centers

Actor Sonu Sood, who is being the Good Samaritan in these difficult times, has donned that hat again.

22 Jul 2020


Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

In the world of entertainment, news on Wednesday was about late Sushant Singh Rajput's fans continuing to seek a more detailed investigation into his death, and some more goodness from actor Sonu Sood.

17 Jul 2020


Entertainment round-up: Aishwarya Bachchan admitted to hospital, and more

Entertainment news on Friday remained dominated by some humanitarian gestures, some good-old SRK-style wit, and a couple of trailer and first look launches.

14 Jun 2020


Sonu Sood offers help to 'Munna Bhai' actor Surendra Rajan

After helping thousands of migrant workers reach home across the country, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has now come forward to the aid of his R... Rajkumar co-star Surendra Rajan.

29 May 2020


Sonu Sood arranges chartered flight for 150 migrants

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is leaving no stone unturned to reduce the plight of migrant workers, a section that has been most severely hit due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown restrictions.

18 May 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Sonu Sood says he 'will continue sending migrants home'

Sonu Sood has taken it upon himself to send migrant workers stuck in Maharashtra to their respective homes amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown.

23 Apr 2020


Sonu Sood to provide meals to 25,000 migrant workers

He might be known for breaking bones when portraying nasty villains onscreen, but in real-life, Sonu Sood has a heart of gold.

12 Jan 2019


I miss you: Sonu Sood writes emotional letter for parents

Rohit Shetty's Simmba' s dream run at the box office is continuing. With a stupendous collection of Rs. 212.43 cr, the movie is a hit.

25 Sep 2018


Fitness freak Sonu Sood honored with Doctorate Degree of Taekwondo

Known for leading a healthy lifestyle over the years, Sonu Sood has been honored with the Doctorate Degree of Taekwondo in Mumbai for outstanding contribution towards the sport.

02 Sep 2018


Star hijacking film, worst form of hari-kiri: Screenwriter Apurva Asrani

In a cryptic tweet, screenwriter Apurva Asrani took a sly dig at Kangana Ranaut for "hijacking a film" and described it as "the worst form of hara-kiri".

01 Sep 2018


Refuting Kangana's 'claims', Sonu Sood says he's fine with woman-directors

Sonu Sood is no longer a part of Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi' and the actor said he decided to leave the project because of scheduling conflicts and not due to the gender of the director.

31 Aug 2018


Here's why Sonu Sood walked out of Kangana Ranaut's 'Manikarnika'

Sonu Sood has decided to leave Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi' due to scheduling conflict, his spokesperson said.

28 Jun 2018

Sara Ali Khan

'Simmba': Ranveer gives preview of 'biggest song' of his career

After portraying the menacing Alauddin Khilji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat', Ranveer Singh is returning to his favorite genre of masala entertainers with Rohit Shetty's 'Simmba'.

20 May 2018

Kangana Ranaut

It is challenging to play villain in 'Simmba': Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood, who will be seen in "Simmba" as the villain, says there is more scope of performance in grey characters.

29 Mar 2018

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Can't do back-to-back films to prove my existence: Disha Patani

Disha Patani says she is looking for stronger roles and cannot go on a film signing spree to appear active in the public eye.