Sonali Bendre Wiki, Age, Caste, Husband, Family, Net Worth

Sonali Bendre is an Indian actress and model who has primarily worked in Hindi films, alongside Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Kannada language films.

The actress was diagnosed with Metastatic Cancer and she shared the news on 4 July 2018 on Twitter.

As of 2021, Sonali Bendre’s present health condition is stable. She is regularly going for checkups and taking medicine.

In this article, we are going to look at Sonali Bendre’s biography, age, height, caste, husband, family, son, daughter and net worth details.

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Sonali Bendre Biography

Sonali Bendre was born on 1 January 1975 (age 46 years) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She made her acting debut in 1994 with Aag, and her first commercial success was the Diljale in 1996 alongside Ajay Devgn.

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Family, Caste, Religion

Sonali Bendre was born into a Hindu family to Jit Bendre and Roopshi Bendre in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Sonali’s father worked in CPWD and her mother is a homemaker.

Sonali Bendre video calling her mother and aunt

She has a brother named Gandhali Bendre.

Husband, Son

Sonali Bendre is married. She is married Goldie Bhel on 12 November 2002. She has a son named Ranveer Bhel. Ranveer Bhel was born on 11 August 2005 at the Breach Candy Hospital.

Sonali Bendre with her husband and son in a car

Sonali Bendre Health Update

On 4 July 2018, she revealed on Twitter that she has been diagnosed with metastatic cancer and undergone treatment in New York City hospital.

Her co-stars and members from the film industry like Akshay KumarSalman KhanKaran JoharManish Malhotra have poured their well-wishes for her speedy recovery.

The Bollywood actor who openly spoke about her cancer battle on social media became a source of inspiration for many.

Soon, Sonali Bendre emerged victoriously and revealed that she did beat the deadly disease. Now, she focuses on helping others fight cancer.

On World Cancer Day 2021, Sonali Bendre Behl took to social media and shared an important message. In an Instagram video, Sonali Bendre recited a poem from Ayushi Shridhar’s book, Rani.

In the book, Ayushi had penned a poem about battling cancer. Sonali chose to recite the same for her fans and also spoke about it.

She further said that more than having the best medical facilities and support in the world, one needs to have a positive attitude.


You can watch the below video of Sonali Bendre On Surviving Cancer with India Today:


Height, Weight

Sonali Bendre is a gorgeous looking actress and has won millions of hearts through her acting.

She is 5 ft 6 inches tall (in cm- 167 cm; in m- 1.67 m) tall. Her figure measurement is 33-26-33. She has brown colour eyes and black colour hair. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Educational Qualification

Sonali did her schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya Malleswaram, Bangalore and Holy Cross Convent High School, Thane.

Thereafter she went to Welham Girls School, Dehradun. She completed her graduation from Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai.


Sonali Bendre started as a model before being selected for the “Star Dust Talent Search“. Her debut Hindi film was Aag (1994) opposite Govinda.

She woned two awards – Lux New Face of the Year and Star Screen Awards’ Most Promising Newcomer.

Sonali Bendre in AAG movie opposite of Govinda and Shilpa Shetty

She was given critical acclaim for her performances in Diljale in 1996, followed by Bhai (1997), Sarfarosh, Zakhm, Duplicate, Kadhalar Dhinam (Tamil film), Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999), Tera Mera Saath Rahen (2001) and Anahat (2003) among others.

Sonali Bendre in Hum Saath-Saath Hain movie opposite of Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan

She is also known for being one of the few actresses who acted opposite all four Khans (Salman, Aamir, Shahrukh and Saif).

She has also starred opposite Bollywood actors such as Akshay KumarSunil Shetty and Ajay Devgn.

She also appeared in many Tamil films. She starred opposite Telugu matinee idol Chiranjeevi in films such as Indra and Shankar Dada M.B.B.S.

She starred opposite Telugu matinee idol Chiranjeevi in Shankar Dada M.B.B.S movie

Movie List

You can see the list of films where Sonali Bendre appeared on her Wikipedia page.

Net Worth

ProfessionActress, Model
Net Worth in 2021$20 Million
Net Worth In INR140 Crore


  • She belongs to a middle-class Hindu family.
  • She is a Dog lover.
  • She is allergic to Perfumes.
  • Favourite film Diljale 1996.
  • On 9th July 2018, she is diagnosed with metastatic cancer.

Image Source: Sonali Bendre Instagram

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