Sonu Sood (Reel Villain But a REAL HERO with a Golden Heart)

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Sonu Sood is an Indian Actor, and he has worked in Seven – 7 different language films such as Telugu, Hindi, Punjabi, English, Kannada, Tamil, and Mandarin. Sonu Sood is not only an actor; he is even a producer, he owns a production house named “Shakti Sagar Productions”.  

Sonu Sood often plays negative or antagonist roles in the film and has gained utmost popularity among the audiences as he never left them with any disappointment with his acting.  Sonu Sood was born on 30 July 1973 on Monday to Mr.Shakti Sagar Sood and Mrs.Saroj Sood. Sonu Sood, a 47 year (as in 2020) actor, was born in an upper-middle-class family at Moga, Punjab, India. Sonu Sood has two siblings, elder sister Monika Sood (Scientist) and younger sister Malvika Sachar.

    Sonu Sood got married to Sonali Sood in the year 1996 and the couple has two – 2 sons, Ishant Sood and Ayaan Sood.

Sonu Sood has appeared on the covers of many popular magazines such as ‘Health & Nutrition’,‘You & I’, ‘FHM,’ ‘Krunch Today’, ‘Just Urbane’, ‘Rising Star Magazine’, ‘Economic Times’, ‘Better Homes’ and many more. Sonu Sood is very particular about his fitness and is considered as a fit actor.

Sonu Sood completed his schooling from Sacred Heart School, Moga, Punjab then he joined Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Nagpur, and completed his graduation in Electronic Engineering. Sonu Sood was very much interested in Modelling and got motivated to become a model in the second year of his graduation. He left for Mumbai after completion of his graduation and started chasing for work, in the initial days it was really tough as he had to share a one-room apartment with six others. During this period, he got a job in South Mumbai in a private firm and he took up the job so that he could support his daily expenses.

   As Modeling was his mainstream of interest, Sonu Sood participated in the Mr.India Grasim contest and made his position among Top 5 contestants of the competition. After a few years into modeling, Sonu Sood got noticed by a Tamil director and cast in his film.

       Sonu Sood started his career as an actor in the year 1999, he made his first appearance in Tamil films Kallazhagar and Nenjinile. Then in the year 2000, Sonu Sood appeared as a villain in the film Hands up!. He then made his debut in Bollywood in the year 2002 with the film named “Shaheed-E-Azam,” later his appearance in Yuva in the year 2004 has shot his fame to the next level. Then everyone witnessed his rising graph of career, Sonu worked in many many different languages and with many well known or famed celebrities. Sonu Sood even worked with Jackie Chan in a film Kung Fu Yoga, aired in the year 2017.

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   Sonu Sood has made his debut in Telugu by the film Hands up in the year 2000 but the film Super that released in the year 2005 bought him the fame and from then he was a very well known or familiar face to the Telugu audiences. He broke all the records of the negative roles by playing the antagonist role in the film Arundathi released in the year 2009. This was considered his best performance until then, as he was completely into the character and added life to it.

   With his flawless acting skills, Sonu Sood has received many awards as an IIFA Best Negative role award, Apsara Award for Best Actor in Negative Role, SIIMA, State Nandi Award for Best Villian and Best Supporting character.

  Though he is a famous actor he even has some simple hobbies such as Playing Guitar, Kick-Boxing, and Hitting the gym regularly.

   He is endorsing or is the face of many brands like Gargo International, Texmo Pipe Fitting, IG International, Fit India Movement, Yep Me, Pepsi, Adrol Lubricants, and many more.

   He is a humanitarian and was lauded for his charity during the pandemic. In May 2020 during the avid nationwide lockdown due to the Corona or Covid-19 pandemic, he helped thousands of migrant workers to reach their native places or homes. He helped in relocating the workers by providing them transport facilities by arranging special trains, chartered flights, and buses.

      Sonu Sood was hailed as a real hero because of his selfless charity and funds, and many such events came into light that he never made them public. One of the incidents that took place on July 25 2020 left everyone awestruck, he arranged a special chartered flight to bring back 1,500 students from Kyrgystan, flying them from Bishkek to Varanasi, India.

As this was going on, Sonu Sood started feeling bad as migrant workers were back to their land but were unemployed. He then in no time launched a website and application on his birthday called “Pravasi Rojgar”, the main motto behind the launch is to help all the stranded migrant workers find jobs relevant during the pandemic. In addition to this, Sonu Sood even started reacting to the tweets and news related to the hardworking farmers, jobless youngsters and started helping them in the way he could.

      On 25 July 2020, a video went viral on the social media in which a farmer’s daughters are seen ploughing the field with a yoke on their shoulders, as their financial status was so bad that they could not even afford a Bull or Ox to plough. Sonu quickly reacted to the video and promised them to send a tractor and they received it in no time.

   Moreover, on August 5, 2020, he helped 101 Medical students fly to their homeland Tamilnadu, who were stuck in Moscow during the whole pandemic scenario. He just was helping people without any expectations and got their love and blessings in return, what else does a human require other than love and peace of mind.

1999KallazhagarTamilSoumya Narayan (Priest)
2000Sandhitha velaiTamilSandeep
Hands Up!TeluguTuglak
2001MajunuTamilHeena’s Brother
2002Zindagi Khoobsurat HaHindiMuraad
Shaheed-E-AzamHindiBhagat Singh
2003Kovilpatti VeeralakshmiTamilRajiv Mathur
Kahan Ho TumHindiKaran
Ammayilu AbbayiluTeluguRakesh
2004Mission MumbaiHindiCaptain Rajeev Singh
Netaji Subash Chandra BoseHindiLt.colonel Shah, Nawaz Khan
YuvaHindiGopal Singh
ChandramukhiTelugu & TamilOomayan
Aashiq Banaya AapneHindiKaran Oberoi
Divorce: Not Between Husband and WifeHindiSiddharth Joshi
2006Rockin’ MeeraEnglishPrince
AshokTeluguK K
2008Mr. MedhaviTeluguSiddharth
Jodhaa AknarHindiPrince SujamalFilmfare Best Supporting Actor Award
Ek Vivah Aisa BhiHindiPrem Ajmera
Singh is KingHindiLucky Singh
2009ArundhatiTeluguPasupathiNandi Award for Best Villian
Filmfare best supporting Award – Telugu
Ek NiranjanTeluguJohnny Bhai
Bangaru BabuTeluguRajendra
City of LifeEnglishPeter Patel / Basu
2010DabanggHindiCheddi SinghIIFA Award for best Performance in Negative Role
Apsara Award for best actor in a negative role
OstheTamilBoxer Daniel
Bbuddah…Hoga Tera BaapHindiACP Karan Malhotra
VishnuvardhanaKannadaAdhisheshaNominated, Sandalwood Star Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role – Kannada
Bangalore Times Film Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role Male.
2012JulaiTeluguBittuNominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role – Telugu
MaximumHindiInspector Pratap Pandit
Uu Kodathara?
Ulikki Padathara?
TeluguPhanindra Bhupati
2013R…RajkumarHindiShivraj Gurjar
Ramaiya VastavaiyaHindiRaghuveer
Madha Gaja RajaTamilUnreleased – Yet to be released
Shootout at WadalaHindiDilawar Imtiaz Haksar
2014Happy New YearHindiJagmohan Prakash
2015Gabbar is BackHindiBalbir Singh
Tutak Tutak TutiyaHindiRaj Khanna
Abhi NetriTeluguRaj Khanna
DeviTamilRaj Khanna
Ishq PositiveUrduCameo Appearance
2017Kung Fu YogaMandarin, English, and HindiRandall
2018SimmbaHindiDurva Ranade
PaltanHindiMajor Bishen Singh
2019Abhinetri 2HindiRaj Khanna
Devi 2TamilRaj Khanna
2020Alludu AdhursTeluguAdinarayana
ThamilarasanTamilTo Be Announced
PrithvirajHindiTo Be Announced

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