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Sonam Khan Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Biography

Sonam Khan Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth September 2, 1972
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Sonam Khan is an Indian actor and former model who rose to acclaim with her work in Bollywood and Telugu cinema. Her film credits include Tridev, Samrat, Vijay, Aakhri Adaalat, Mugguru Kodukulu, Aakhri Ghulam, Aakhri Baazi, Mitti Aur Sona, Sachai Ki Taqat, Asmaan Se OonchaHum Bhi Insaan Hain, AjoobaDushman Devta, Gola Barood, Kroadh, Chor Pe Mor, Naakabandi, MandiraAaj Ke Shahenshah, Vishwatma, Shera Shamshera, Kodama Simham, Apmaan Ki AagSwarg Jaisaa Ghar, Raiszaada, Ajooba Kudrat Ka, Fateh, Do MatwaleBaazPolice Wala, and Insaniyat. Throughout her career, she worked with many noted actors such as Govinda, Chunky Pandey, Chiranjeevi, and Naseeruddin Shah.

Born Name

Bakhtavar Khan

Other Names

Sonam Khan, Sonam Rai

Sonam Khan as seen while posing for the camera in 2023
Sonam Khan as seen while posing for the camera in 2023 (Sonam Khan / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Actor, Former Model


  • Father – Mushir Khan
  • Mother – Talat Khan
  • Others – Gulshan Madhosh Rai (March 2, 1924 – October 11, 2004) (Ex Father-In-Law) (Film Producer, Film Distributor), Raza Murad (Uncle) (Actor), Sanober Kabir (First-Cousin) (Former Actor), Hamid Ali Murad (September 24, 1911 – April 24, 1997) (known simply as Murad) (Grandfather) (Character Actor)



Sonam Khan in a picture with her son in May 2023
Sonam Khan in a picture with her son in May 2023 (Sonam Khan / Instagram)


5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


60 kg or 132 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sonam Khan has dated –

  1. Rajiv Rai – She got married to film director, screenwriter, and film editor Rajiv Rai in the year 1991. Rajiv directed her in 2 films – Tridev (1989) and Vishwatma (1992). Following their marriage, Sonam quit acting in order to care for her family. The duo was blessed with a son named Gaurav “Rolly” Rai. The family had to leave India in 1997 after an attempt was made on her husband’s life by gunmen working for organized crime leader Abu Salem. They settled in Switzerland for nearly 2 decades. However, the marriage became a troubled one due to the troubles being faced by them from the underworld as well as their inability to pursue their respective careers in India. They eventually separated and after 15 years of separation, the duo finally divorced in 2016.
  2. Murali Poduval (2017-Present) – She married Murali Poduval in the year 2017.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Charming smile


She was raised in a Muslim household.

Sonam Khan as seen while clicking a mirror selfie in 2023
Sonam Khan as seen while clicking a mirror selfie in 2023 (Sonam Khan / Instagram)

Sonam Khan Facts

  1. Her parents named her “Bakhtavar” and her screen name “Sonam” was reportedly suggested by Yash Chopra in order for her to become more marketable in the Indian film industry.
  2. Along with Naseeruddin Shah, Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Sangeeta Bijlani, Anupam Kher, and Amrish Puri, Sonam Khan co-starred as Renuka in the action thriller film Tridev in 1989. The film became the 3rd highest-grossing film of 1989 and won three Filmfare Awards at the 35th Filmfare Awards in 1990.
  3. She co-starred as Anupama/Neelima in the Bollywood action film Mitti Aur Sona in 1989.
  4. Opposite Mithun Chakraborty, she appeared as Sonam Singh in the 1989 Hindi-language action film Aakhri Ghulam.
  5. Alongside Dev Anand, Aditya Pancholi, Jaaved Jaaferi, Kiran Kumar, Hemant Birje, and Sumeet Saigal, Sonam Khan co-starred as Barkha in the 1989 Bollywood action film Lashkar.
  6. She brought to life the character of Sonu (Vijay’s girlfriend) in the 1990 Bollywood action film Kroadh. Her co-stars for the project included Sanjay Dutt, Sunny Deol, and Amrita Singh.
  7. Alongside Chiranjeevi, Radha, Pran, Mohan Babu, and Kannada Prabhakar, Sonam co-starred in the Telugu-language revisionist Western action film Kodama Simham in 1990.
  8. Sonam Khan played Shehzadi Henna in the 1990 superhero film Ajooba, loosely based on Arabic folklore such as One Thousand and One Nights. Sonam starred in the film alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Shammi Kapoor, Dara Singh, Saeed Jaffrey, and Amrish Puri.
  9. She was seen as Renuka (Surya’s love interest and fiancée and Madan’s sister-in-law) in the Hindi-language thriller film Vishwatma in 1992. A cult classic, the film received critical acclaim and became the 6th highest-grossing Indian film of 1992.
  10. Sonam was cast as Radha in the Hindi-language action thriller film Insaniyat in 1994.

Featured Image by Sonam Khan / Instagram

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