Sonakshi Sinha (born 2 June 1987) is an Indian actress and model. She is the daughter of Bihari actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha.
Sonakshi Sinha started her career as a model and walked the ramp at the Lakme Fashion week 2008 and then again in Lakme Fashion week 2009. She made her acting debut with the film Dabangg co-starring Salman Khan. Dabangg went on to become one of the highest grossing Bollywood films.
Sonakshi Sinha was born in a Srivastava (Kayastha) family. She is the daughter of actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha and Punam Sinha. She has two brothers, Luv Sinha and Kussh Sinha.