Sonu Sood WikiSonu Sood is an Indian former model, film actor and also a producer. He is well known for his work in Bollywood, Tollywood and few Tamil and Kannada films. He has participated in the Grasim Mr. India contest and made it to the top five. He has appeared in commercials for Apollo Tyres, Airtel and many more. He has won Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Award for Best Villain and Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his work in the Telugu blockbuster, "Arundhati". He was recently seen in the flick Tutak Tutak Tutiya alongwith Prabhu Deva and Tamannah Bhatia.
BiographySonu Sood was born on 30 July 1973 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Since childhood he dreamt for a career in acting. After doing several commercials, he made his acting debut with Tamil film "Kallazhagar", in 1999. In 2002, "Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh" was his first Hindi film, which earned him recognition. He played the role of Rajkumar Sujamal in the Indian epic film, Jodha Akbar.
Personal ProfileName : Sonu Sood
Other names : Sonu, Handsome Villain, Romantic Villain
Birth place : Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Date of birth : 30 July 1973
Age : 43 years
Height : 6'1"
Weight : 80 kgs
Zodiac sign : Leo
Occupation : Actor
Spouse : Sonali Sood
Childrean/Kids : Ayaan Sood, Ishant Sood
Latest NewsAs per the reports, Sonu Sood is collaborating with Prabhu Deva after his production debut Tutak Tutak Tutiya. They are looking at some promising subjects.
In Kung Fu YogaSonu Sood will be seen sharing screenspace with Jackie Chan in an upcoming Indo-Chinese film Kung Fu Yoga. The movie is being directed by Stanley Tong. It is a Chinese-Indian co-production of Taihe Entertainment, Shinework Media (China) and also stars Aarif Rahman and Amyra Dastur. Sonu Sood is all set to host Chinese star Jackie Chan in India.
Family/WifeSonu Sood hails from a Punjabi family, where his father Shakti Sood was an entrepreneur and his mother Saroj Sood is a teacher. He has two sisters Monika and Malvika resided in Nagpur. Sonu is married to Sonali Sood. The couple is blessed with two sons named Ishant and Ayaan.
CareerSonu Sood has started his career with modelling and made his acting debut with Tamil film "Kallazhagar" in 1999. His first Hindi film was Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh won him critical acclaim for his performance. In Tollywood, with the release of "Super" in 2005, he received recognition for his work. In 2010, he played the lead antagonist in the film "Dabangg", co-starring Salman Khan followed by films like "R... Rajkumar" opposite Shahid Kapoor and blockbuster hit Happy New Year opposite Shahrukh Khan.
Fitness, Diet and WorkoutSonu Sood is a fitness freak, he never misses his gym routine and follows a strict diet for being in best shape. He regularly workout in gym for two hours and jog for 45 minutes. He daily concentrates on his abs for about 15 to 20 minutes. He is also practicing kick-boxing. His diet includes lots of proteins like lentils, grains and legumes.
EducationSonu has completed his schooling in sacred heart school in Moga city. Later he moved to Nagpur for higher studies. There he has participated in modelling events. He has done graduation in Electronics Engineering from Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Nagpur.
Upcoming MoviesKung Fu Yoga
Madha Gaja Raja (Tamil)
AwardsNandi Award for best Villain
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Screen Weekly Awards
Filmography1999 Kallazhagar (Tamil)
2000 Hands up (Telugu)
2009 City of Life (English)
2002 Shaheed-E-Azam (Hindi)
2002 Zindagi Khoobsurat Hai (Punjabi)
2003 Kahan Ho Tum
2004 Mission Mumbai
2005 Aashiq Banaya Aapne
2008 Jodhaa Akbar
2013 Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya
2013 R... Rajkumar (Hindi)
2014 Happy New Year (Hindi)
2016 Tutak Tutak Tutiya