|Sonalee Kulkarni Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||May 18, 1988|
Sonalee Kulkarni is an Indian actress and dancer who is known for her work in the Marathi cinema and Bollywood language films. Some of her most notable film appearances include being featured in the music video of “Apsara Aali” for the Marathi film Natarang, followed by being cast in Mitwaa, Grand Masti, Hirkani, Kshanbhar Vishranti, Ajintha, and Zapatlela 2.
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Sonalee divides her time between Pune and Mumbai.
Sonalee attended Army School and Kendriya Vidyalaya 1 before going on to attain a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Fergusson College, Pune. From there, Sonalee went on to complete her post-graduation degree in Mass Communication at the Indira School of Communication.
- Father – Manohar Kulkarni (Retired Army Doctor)
- Mother – Savinder Kulkarni
- Siblings – Sonalee has a younger brother.
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Sonalee has dated –
- Kunal Benodekar (2021-Present) – On May 7, 2021, Sonalee tied the knot with Kunal Benodekar in Dubai. With Kunal, she has a daughter named Kaveri Kulkarni.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Deshastha Brahmin descent on her father’s side and Punjabi descent on her mother’s side.
- Alluring eyes
- Raised eyebrows
- Thin upper lip
- Petite physical appearance
Through her social media, Sonalee has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Plum.
She has been featured in commercials for various brands including Unwanted 21 Days.
Sonalee Kulkarni Facts
- She was born in the army cantonment of Khadki, located near Pune.
- Initially, Sonalee started off her career as a model before branching off into acting.
- She made her debut theatrical film appearance as Bakula in Bakula Namdeo Ghotale in 2007, starring actors Bharat Jadhav, Siddharth Jadhav, Vijay Chavan, and Kushal Badrik.
- Her motto towards life is “The aim is not to leave something for people. It is to leave something in people.”
- She is often confused with fellow actress Sonali Kulkarni due to the similar pronunciation of their names.
- Her younger brother is the founder of an event company Fledgers.
- She is multilingual and can speak Hindi, Marathi, English, and Punjabi.
- Sonalee saw a motion picture camera for the first time while at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.
- She was cast in her first Hindi theatrical film Grand Masti as Mamta in 2013. The cast included Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shivdasani, Karishma Tanna, and Manjari Fadnis.
- Her television and film credits include Singham Returns, Hampi, Jhimma, Tula Kalnnaar Nahi, and Baghtos Kay Mujra Kar.
- Over the years, Sonalee has won several awards including the Maharashtra State Film Award, Filmfare Marathi Award, and the Sakaal Premier Award.
Featured Image By Sonalee Kulkarni / Instagram