Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood is an actor who is known for films like Dabangg, Yuva, Aashiq Banaya Aapne, Jodhaa Akbar, etc. He has also acted in Telugu blockbusters like Arundhati, Julayi, Athadu, Dookudu, apart from appearing in several Tamil, Kannada and Punjabi films, and also a Chinese film, Kung Fu Yoga, co-starring Jackie Chan. Recently, he hit headlines when he helped thousands of migrant workers reach their respective native places by arranging buses for them. These people were stranded in Mumbai, without work, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and were desperate to go home. That’s when Sonu stepped in. Out of gratitude, a migrant woman named her newborn after the actor. In this light, Pepsi has signed him to be their Instagram campaigner.

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

13 Jan 2021

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.

Sonu Sood moves court against BMC's illegal construction notice

11 Jan 2021

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.

BMC files a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood

07 Jan 2021

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Bizarre! Telangana locals dedicate a temple to actor Sonu Sood

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.

My father sexually and physically abused me, says Khushbu Sundar

19 Dec 2020

My father sexually and physically abused me, says Khushbu Sundar

Actor and politician Khushbu Sundar has revealed that as a child, she was sexually and physically abused by her father.

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

18 Dec 2020

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.

Sushant Singh Rajput tops Yahoo's most searched personalities' list

02 Dec 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput tops Yahoo's most searched personalities' list

Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has topped Yahoo's annual list of the most searched personalities of the year.

Sonu Sood named Punjab icon by the Election Commission

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.

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

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.

Naseeruddin Shah's son Vivaan tests positive for COVID-19

03 Nov 2020

Naseeruddin Shah's son Vivaan tests positive for COVID-19

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's younger son, actor Vivaan Shah has tested positive for COVID-19.

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

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.

Sonu Sood offers to help students reach JEE, NEET centers

28 Aug 2020

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Sonu Sood to support 400 migrant families affected by pandemic

13 Jul 2020

Sonu Sood to support 400 migrant families affected by pandemic

Sonu Sood is on a mission!

Traders' body asks celebrities to stop endorsing Chinese brands

18 Jun 2020

Traders' body asks celebrities to stop endorsing Chinese brands

In the wake of the rising military and political tensions between India and China, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has urged all Indian film and sports personalities to immediately stop endorsing Chinese products and brands.

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

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.

Sonu Sood arranges chartered flight for  150 migrants

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.

Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 45 lakh for daily wage earners

28 May 2020

Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 45 lakh for daily wage earners

Akshay Kumar is playing a superhero, in real life.

Swara Bhasker is helping migrant workers reach home

26 May 2020

Swara Bhasker is helping migrant workers reach home

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker has come forward to offer a helping hand to migrant workers, who have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions.

Sonu Sood says he 'will continue sending migrants home'

18 May 2020

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.

Sonu Sood arranges buses for migrants stuck in Mumbai

12 May 2020

Sonu Sood arranges buses for migrants stuck in Mumbai

In his latest endeavor to help the country combat the coronavirus crisis, actor Sonu Sood arranged ten buses for migrant workers stuck in Mumbai amid the ongoing lockdown.

COVID-19: Abhishek buys Farah's daughter's sketch for Rs. 1 lakh

28 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Abhishek buys Farah's daughter's sketch for Rs. 1 lakh

As part of her initiative to feed the homeless people and stray animals who have been affected due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown, Farah Khan's daughter Anya (12) has been making pet sketches and offering them for sale.

Sonu Sood to provide meals to 25,000 migrant workers

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.

Is Deepika being considered to play PV Sindhu in biopic?

03 Sep 2019

Is Deepika being considered to play PV Sindhu in biopic?

Deepika Padukone, who will soon be seen in Chhapaak (based on acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal), might have another biopic in her kitty.

#Dabangg3: Salman Khan to lock horns with Kichcha Sudeep?

08 Apr 2019

#Dabangg3: Salman Khan to lock horns with Kichcha Sudeep?

Salman Khan is all set to return as Chulbul Pandey in Dabangg 3 which is said to be bigger and better than its previous installments.

Kangana takes jibe at KJo, Roshans; claims she felt suffocated

15 Jan 2019

Kangana takes jibe at KJo, Roshans; claims she felt suffocated

After a banal 2018, Kangana Ranaut is all set to take over 2019 with her much-awaited movie Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi.

I miss you: Sonu Sood writes emotional letter for parents

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.

#SimmbaTrailer: Socially-aware plot, full-on action, and cunning Ranveer take attention

03 Dec 2018

#SimmbaTrailer: Socially-aware plot, full-on action, and cunning Ranveer take attention

For more than a month now, Ranveer Singh has been garnering media attention. After his much-talked-about wedding with Deepika Padukone, the actor is now creating a buzz with the trailer of Simmba.

Fitness freak Sonu Sood honored with Doctorate Degree of Taekwondo

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.

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

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".

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

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.

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

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.

Watch: This teaser from JP Dutta's war-movie 'Paltan' is exceptional

07 Jul 2018

Watch: This teaser from JP Dutta's war-movie 'Paltan' is exceptional

JP Dutta's direction, Rahman's music, tiranga in background and handsome hunks in uniform - pretty dreams are made of stuff like this.

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

28 Jun 2018

'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'.

Sonal Chauhan joins Vidyut Jammwal, Shruti in Mahesh Manjrekar's next

02 Jun 2018

Sonal Chauhan joins Vidyut Jammwal, Shruti in Mahesh Manjrekar's next

"Jannat" star Sonal Chauhan joined the cast of Mahesh Manjrekar's untitled gangster drama. Vidyut Jammwal, Shruti Haasan, Naseeruddin Shah, and Amol Palekar are part of the film which recently started production.

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

20 May 2018

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.

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

29 Mar 2018

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.