Sonalee Kulkarni (born May 18, 1988) is an Indian Model and Actress from Khadki (Maharashtra, India). She is a perfectionist dancer. Sonalee noted for her hogged dance movies in the “Apsara Aali” song in the Natrang Marathi movie.
For her first movie, Bakula Namdeo Ghotale, she won Best Actress Zee Gaurav Award. Still, she shared her difficulties in speaking the Marathi language.
She talked in the Hindi language with her family members. Soon, she learned Marathi and became the Apsara of the film industry.
Early Life, Parents & Education
The Apsara of the Marathi Cinema was born on 18 May 1988 (age 32 years, as in 2020) in Khadki. Sonalee Kulkarni brought up in Pune, Maharashtra.
Her father, Manohar Kulkarni, is a retired Army Doctor, and mother Savinder Kulkarni worked in the Cantonment Board of Khadki.
She studied at the Kendriya Vidyalaya 1, Army School. Sonalee finished her bachelor’s mass communication and journalism from Fergusson College.
Then, she did her master’s degree in mass communication at the Indira School Communication. Her younger brother (name not known) operates an event management company Fledges.
Sonalee Kulkarni engaged with her love interest Kunal Benodekar (Chartered Accountant), on February 2, 2020. However, she hid the news from her fans. On her 32nd birthday occasion, she took her Instagram account and told the good news about her engagement.
All the friends and celebrities like Dipika Kakkar congratulated her. Sonalee and Kunal’s engaged organized with Marathi traditions, and the couple sought the blessings of the respective families. She met her prospective husband at a friend’s party.
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Before my birthday ends, I want to mark it by making a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!! Introducing my fiancé Kunal Benodekar! @keno_bear आमचा ०२.०२.२०२० ला साखरपुडा झाला, आणि आमचा हा आनंद तुम्हा सगळ्यांसोबत वाटण्यासाठी आजच्या पेक्षा योग्य दिवस असूच शकत नाही असं मला वाटतं… आपले शुभाशीर्वाद कायम पाठीशी असू द्या…!!! #sakharpuda #engaged #palindrome #02022020 #precovid #engagement #fiancé Thank you @yashkaklotar for capturing our moment!
Then, her relationship started with Kunal. Due to the coronavirus lockdown, the duo opted to push the wedding date. They want the situation to be in a stable condition in India and the world. Ms. Kulkarni shared many pictures of her engagement on her Instagram.
|Real Full Birth Name||Sonalee Kulkarni.|
|Profession||Actress & Model.|
|Age (As of 2020)||32 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||May 18, 1988.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Khadki (Maharashtra, India).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Famous For||She shared her engagement news with Kunal on Instagram.|
|Zodiac Birth Sign||Taurus.|
|House Location||Pune & Mumbai.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 4".
Centimeters: 163 cm.
Meters: 1.63 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||5.5.|
|Parents||Father: Manohar Kulkarni (Retired Army Doctor).
Mother: Savinder Kulkarni (Worked in Cantonment Board of Khadki).
|Siblings||Younger Brother (Name Not Known).|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Husband||Will Marry Soon.|
|Social media||Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/sonalee18588/ (1.4 million followers).
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sonalee1 (100K Likes).
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mesonalee (247.5K fans).
|Movies||1. Gadhavacha Lagna (2006).
2. Aba Zindabad (2008).
3. Natarang (2010).
4. Ajintha (2012).
5. Zapatlela 2 (2013).
6. Classmates (2015).
7. Poshter Girl (2016).
8. Tula Kalnnaar Nahi (2017).
9. Vicky Velingkar (2019).
|Awards||Won Best Actress Zee Gaurav award for Bakula Namdeo Ghotale movie.|
|Highest Qualification||Post Graduation in Mass Communication and Journalism.|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya 1, Army School.|
|Alma Mater||1. Fergusson College.
2. Indira School of Communication.
|Hobbies||Workout, Listening to Music and Watching Movies.|
|Net worth||Rs. 7.25 Crore Indian Rupees.|
|Income & Earnings||Rs. 1 Crore-Rs. 2 Crore (movies and advertisments work).|
|Last Updated||On 20 May 2020 (© Dreshare.com).|
Some Interesting Facts about Sonalee Kulkarni
- Just like her boyfriend, she proudly calls herself a food lover.
- She took Bharatanatyam training at the age of 5.
- The 32-year-old Sonalee faced a camera when she was only 14 years old. She featured in a documentary of the FTII. Then, she realized acting talent in her and became a known actress in the industry.
- She faced career fluctuations as her movies like Hay kay Nay Kay, Aaba Zindabad, Chal Gaja Karu Maja, Chal Gammat Karu, and Gosht Lagnanatrchi flopped on the box office.
- Her fans on Instagram are around 1 million. She is an active celebrity on Facebook and Twitter with a massive followers’ base.
- Her acting journey took a significant turning point when she signed the “Natrang” movie. Ram Jadhav’s film changed her destiny. It was a highly successful film. You cannot forget her Lavani dance on the “Apsara Aali” song from the movie. After that, Sonalee did more than 100 dance shows in different Indian cities.
- In 2019, Kunal’s love interest appeared in two Marathi films Hirkani and Vicky Velingkar.
- She featured in a strong cameo role of Megha Singham Returns (Bollywood Action Film).
- Sonalee acted in a comedy show titled “Chala Hava Yeudya” aired on Zee Marathi.
- Body Figure: Sonalee Kulkarni’s height measured 5 feet 4 inches and body weight 55 Kilograms. She has long black hair and lovely eyes.
- Due to her dad’s army job, she explored several Indian cities.
- Her favorite activities include watching movies, workout, and listening to music.
- In her initial years of acting, she did a few modeling assignments.
- She endorsed the consumer brands like Tata Tea Gold, Vipul Sarees, PNG Jewellers & Be with Beti Foundation.
- Her first print advertisement campaign was with Reliance India Mobile Company.
- In the Bollywood movie, Grand Masti, she acted in the role of Ritiesh Deshmukh’s wife, Mamta.
- She performed along with the versatile Marathi cinema actors like Swapnil Joshi and Prarthana Behere in Mitwaa.
- As her mommy is Punjabi, she can speak the Punjabi language fluently.
- Income Record: Kulkarni’s net worth amounted around Rs. 7.25 Crore Indian Rupees. She earned money Rs. 1 Crore-Rs. 2 Crore through her lead roles in the movies and advertisements.