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Sonali Raut is an Indian model and actress. She was a contestant on the reality television show Bigg Boss 8.[2]

Personal life

She is the younger sister of model Ujjwala Raut.[3]

Career

In 2010, Raut won a modeling assignment in the annual Kingfisher Calendar, which features models in swimsuits.[4] She participated in its first season of Dance Ki Takkar as wild card entrant in 2014.

In 2014, Raut starred in the Bollywood film The Xposé,[5] playing the role of a movie star who is murdered. In an interview, she described Bollywood as "not very welcoming".[6] She dropped a commitment to be in a film entitled 99% Useless Fellows, angering Kannada film director S. K. Basheed, to act as a contestant in the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss.[7]

Sonali Raut in Bigg Boss 8

Sonali Raut in Bigg Boss 8 in 2014

She became one of the contestants on Bigg Boss 8 and was evicted after a surprise vote decision, but was later brought back by the Bigg Boss.[8][9]She was evicted again, along with Puneet Issar, after 105 days.[10]

In 2016, Raut was seen in the film Great Grand Masti in which she played Shiney - a maid. She was also seen in the song of the film "Lipstick Laga Ke".[11]

Filmography

Cinema
Year Title Role
2014 The Xposé Zara
2016 Great Grand Masti Shiney
Television
Year Show Role
2014 Dance Ki Takkar 1 Contestant
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil herself
2014 Bigg Boss 8 herself (Evicted in Day 105) - 3 January 2015
2015 Aaliya Ki Dhukh Aur Mulaqat Rukhsana
2015 Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah herself
2015 Comedy Classes herself
2015 Pihu Ka Rishta Pari
2015 Dance Ki Takkar 3 (Guest contestant for 'Teen Ka Tadka' week opposite Khalid Qureshi)
2016 Box Cricket League – Season 2 Contestant
2016 Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain Herself/Guest
2017 The Karan Chaggar Show Herself

References

  1. Bigg Boss 8: Contestants celebrate Sonali's birthday. timesofindia. Retrieved on 24 December 2014.
  2. India TV Entertainment Desk (26 Sep 2014). Bigg Boss 8: Sonali Raut to get evicted this Saturday! (see pics). India TV News. Retrieved on Sep 27, 2014.
  3. Vickey Lalwani of the Mumbai Mirror (Sep 24, 2014). Sonali Raut is 100 per cent useless, feels director Basheed. Times of India. Retrieved on Sep 27, 2014.
  4. Kingfisher calendar hotties of 2010!. India Today (2010). Retrieved on Sep 27, 2014.
  5. IST TNN (Aug 12, 2014). Sonali Raut unhappy about preceding Chitrangada. Times of India. Retrieved on Sep 27, 2014.
  6. IANS Mumbai (2014-09-25). Bollywood's not warm: Sonali Raut. Hindustan Times. Retrieved on Sep 27, 2014.
  7. Vickey Lalwani of the Mumbai Mirror (Sep 24, 2014). Sonali Raut is 100 per cent useless, feels director Basheed. Times of India. Retrieved on Sep 27, 2014.
  8. Vickey Lalwani (Oct 2, 2014). Bigg Boss 8: Sonali Raut returns to the show. Times of India. Retrieved on 8 October 2014.
  9. Bigg Boss 8 eviction: Sonali Raut is the first one to leave the house. India Today (September 28, 2014). Retrieved on Sep 28, 2014.
  10. Sonali Raut: Happy to be out of Bigg Boss at the right time. India Today (5 January 2015). Retrieved on 2016-07-17. “Sonali Raut, who was evicted from the house recently, is happy to step out after her stint on the show for 105 days.”
  11. Great Grand Masti song Lipstick Laga Ke: Sonali Raut is HOT in this peppy number! (14 July 2016). Retrieved on 16 July 2016.

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