Sonali Bendre made her acting debut with the 1994 film Aag and appeared in several Bollywood films such as Major Saab (1998), Zakhm (1998), Sarfarosh (1999), Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999) and Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (2000). On Saturday, the actor shared a video of himself from the 90s era, which received all sorts of compliments from celebrities like Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, Guru Randhawa, Neelam Kothari and fans. While some called her “stunning” and “beautiful,” others were in awe of Sonali’s beauty, saying she still “looked the same.” Read also: Sonali Bendre says it helped her to be an outsider in Bollywood
Go to Instagram Reels, Sonali Bendre shared with her a video montage of various events in the 1990s – from interviews to advertising shoots. The video was originally shared by a fan on Twitter. In her caption, Sonali wrote, “Back to the ’90s era… Thanks for sharing! via @hourlybcinema.” The clip featured Sonali in an array of dresses and outfits paired with simple makeup as she channeled the 90s vibe.
Actor Tabu responded to Sonali’s video: “So beautiful…” Actor Ayushmann Khurrana lowered heart eyes and fired emojis and wrote, “Damn.” Jewelery designer Riddhima Kapoor Sahni dropped heart emojis and wrote, “Stunning you.” Actor Neelam Kothari wrote: “Very nice.” Singer Guru Randhawa wrote, “My favourite.” Actor Divya Dutta said, “I know this girl very well. Beautiful inside and out.” A fan commented on Sonali’s video, “She was better than Madhuri Dixit, Karisma Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Raveena Tandon… stunning, even more stunning than Aishwarya Rai.”
Sonali Bendre was diagnosed with metastatic cancer in 2018. She underwent treatment for this in the US. After overcoming the disease later that year, she returned to India. In recent years, Sonali has appeared in reality TV shows such as India’s Best Dramebaaz, Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz, India’s Got Talent and Indian idol. In 2022, she made her OTT debut with ZEE5’s web show The Broken News, which also featured Shriya Pilgaonkar and Jaideep Ahlawat.
Sonali has also written a book, The Modern Gurukul: My Experiments with Parenting, in which she wrote about striking a balance between tradition and modernity while sharing tips on raising a child in the digital age. Sonali and filmmaker Goldie Behl got married on November 12, 2002. In August 2005, they became parents of son Ranveer Behl.