Benafsha Soonawalla (born 2 October 1995) is an Indian VJ, Model and Television personality.[2] She is best known for hosting MTV Campus Diaries.[3] She was a contestant on Bigg Boss season 11 that airs on Colors TV.[4]

Early Life

Benafsha was born in Mumbai, India on 2nd October, 1995. Her family consists of her parents, Porus and Monaz Soonawalla and younger brother, Behzad. She graduated from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics.[5]

Personal Life

She is in a relationship with VJ Varun Sood since 2016.[6][7]


She started her career as a VJ on MTV India. In 2016, she made her TV debut by joining MTV Roadies (season 13) as a wildcard entry contestant.[8] On October 1st 2017, she joined Bigg Boss season 11 as a contestant. In the same month on October 11th, she featured in Rakesh Maini and Bhoomi Trivedi's music video called 'Ankha Billori' .[9][10]


Year(s) Show Channel Role
2016 MTV Roadies (season 13) MTV India Contestant
2016 MTV Campus Diaries MTV India Host
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Colors TV Contestant
2018 Box Cricket League MTV India Host
2018 Dance Ki Takkar (season 7) Star Plus Contestant


Bigg Boss 11
MTV Roadies
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