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Sonu Sood Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Sonu Sood Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 91 kg
Date of Birth July 30, 1973
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Sonali Sood

Sonu Sood is an Indian actor, film producer, model, humanitarian, and philanthropist who has worked mainly in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films. Over the years, he has been cast in films like Jodhaa AkbarDabanggArundhatiShootout at WadalaR… RajkumarSimmba, Happy New Year, VishnuvardhanaBbuddah… Hoga Tera BaapJulaiKurukshetraKung Fu YogaHands Up!Zindagi Khoobsurat HaiNetaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten HeroRajaAashiq Banaya AapneDivorce: Not Between Husband and WifeSingh Is KinngAshokDhoondte Reh JaaogeEk Vivah Aisa BhiCity of LifeUu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara?EntertainmentIshq PositiveXuanzang, and Sita. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he provided aid and assistance to a number of causes and was chosen for the ‘SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award’ by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for his humanitarian works in September 2020.

Born Name

Sonu Sood

Nick Name

Sonu

Sonu Sood in a modeling photoshoot done in 2014
Sonu Sood in a modeling photoshoot done in 2014

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Moga, Punjab, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Sonu Sood got his school education from the Sacred Heart School in Moga. After completing his school education, he got admission to the Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering in Nagpur from where he graduated with an Electronic Engineering degree.

Occupation

Actor, Model, Film Producer, Humanitarian, Philanthropist

Family

  • Father – Shakti Sood (Entrepreneur)
  • Mother – Saroj Sood (Teacher)
  • Siblings – Monika Sood (Older Sister) (Scientist), Malvika Sood (Younger Sister)

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

91 kg or 201 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Sonu Sood has dated –

  1. Sonali Sood (1996-Present) – Sonu Sood made his relationship official with Sonali with a wedding ceremony in September 1996. Sonali doesn’t have a Bollywood background. Sonu and Sonali are blessed with two sons – Ishant and Ayaan.

Sonu Sood and Sonali Sood at the IIFA Magic of the Movies event in Tampa, Florida in April 2014
Sonu Sood and Sonali Sood at the IIFA Magic of the Movies event in Tampa, Florida in April 2014

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

He has Punjabi ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall and muscular physique
  • Dimpled cheeks
  • Prominent nose

Sonu Sood showing his abs in a picture uploaded on his social media account
Sonu Sood showing his abs in a picture uploaded on his social media account

Shoe Size

12 (UK) or 13 (US) (via Mid-Day)

Brand Endorsements

Sonu Sood has appeared in TV commercials for

  • Apollo Tyres
  • Airtel (Telecommunication Company)
  • Texmo Pipe Fittings along with Sonal Chauhan
  • Yepme Sports Wear
  • Baba Signature Vest, etc.

He has also endorsed –

  • Swiss Eagle watches
  • IG International (Fresh Fruit Importer) (in January 2017).

Religion

Hinduism

Best Known For

  • Playing the negative role as Chhedi Singh in Dabangg (2010)
  • Portraying Pasupathi in the Telugu dark fantasy movie, Arundhati (2009)

First Film

Sonu made his first film appearance in the Tamil film Kallazhagar in 1999 in the role of Soumya Narayanan (Priest).

First TV Show

Sood hasn’t acted on television shows, just appeared in award shows, comedy, and talk shows as a guest.

Personal Trainer

Sonu Sood is regular at the gym and rarely misses out on workout routines designed by his trainer Yogesh Bhateja. His gym sessions last around two and half hours and start with a 30 minutes cardio session.

The cardio session is followed by functional training and cross-training. He lays emphasis on using free weights and body weight for his workout. Although he tries to strike a balance between lower and upper body training, off late, he has stepped out of his lower body training to tackle his back problem.

Apart from weight training, he also loves performing yoga. On weekends and holidays, he likes to head out with his cycle, often covering up to 40 km in a stretch.

When it comes to diet, he tries to eat six meals a day with each meal separated by two-hour intervals. The main components of his diet are fruits, oatmeal, and omelets.

The lunch comprises of dal, salad and a bowl of brown rice. He prefers fruits and coconut oil for evening snacks.

For dinner, he eats egg whites accompanied by a protein shake.

Sonu Sood Favorite Things

Source – TellyChakkar.com, Mid-Day.com

Sonu Sood walks the ramp at the fashion event in 2015
Sonu Sood walks the ramp at the fashion event in 2015

Sonu Sood Facts

  1. In 1997, he was cast in the role of famous Indian comic superhero Naag Raj (Pralay) in a TV advert for the promotion of the TV series.
  2. Alongside Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, he co-starred as Jodhaa’s cousin named Rajkumar Sujamal in the 2008 epic historical romance film, Jodhaa Akbar, which centers on the romance between the Mughal Emperor Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar and the Princess Jodhaa Bai who becomes his wife, on a marriage of convenience.
  3. For his role as Adhishesha in the 2011 comedy thriller named Vishnuvardhana, he was nominated for a SIIMA Award for “Best Actor in a Negative Role – Kannada”.
  4. In 2012, he started a production company named Sonu Sood Productions with his friend Ajay Dhama. But the first film Lucky, Unlucky was shelved so was the production house.
  5. In July 2016, he established another production house, Shakti Sagar Productions, which was named in honor of his father.
  6. Sood considers the 2010 hit movie, Dabangg as the turning point of his career.
  7. In 2015, he gifted 50 bicycles to the members of the gym in his hometown Moga. The gesture was inspired by Salman Khan, who gifted 200 cycles to children during the shooting of Dabangg.
  8. He was cast as Emperor Harshavardhana in the 2016 Chinese-Indian historical adventure film, Xuanzang, based on Xuanzang’s seventeen-year overland journey to India during the Tang dynasty in the 7th century.
  9. He got his own statue at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in 2016.
  10. He likes collecting shoes and has over 400 pairs of shoes.
  11. In January 2021, the BMC had filed a complaint against Sonu for allegedly converting a residential building in Juhu into a hotel without the mandatory permissions. However, he denied the allegations and claimed that he had all the permissions and was only waiting for clearance from the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA).
  12. In April 2021, he launched the initiative, “Sanjeevani – A Shot of Life” to encourage people to get vaccinated and also received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the launch.
  13. In April 2021, he was tested positive for coronavirus.
  14. On July 30, 2021, on his 48th birthday, Sonu expressed his wish to have at least 1000-1500 free hospital beds and 10 times more scholarships for students by his next birthday.
  15. In September 2021, the Indian Income Tax Department revealed that Sonu and his associates had evaded tax of over INR 20 crore. He replied by saying, “You don’t always have to tell your side of the story…Time will.” Later, he revealed that he had 54,000 unread emails, 1000s of messages on WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Hence, it won’t even take him 18 hours to finish INR 18 crore.
  16. In September 2021, Sonu revealed that he had often encouraged brands to donate his endorsement fees for humanitarian causes.

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