Birth: 13-07-1981 , Chandigarh, India

Sonal Sehgal is a television actress who shot to fame by playing the role of a terrorist, 'Sanjana', in the television serial, 'Saara Akash'. She then appeared in another serial, 'Hotel Kingston', where her acting skills were appreciated.

 

Before becoming a film actress, Sonal did work in theatre, with a pivotal role in the celebrated theater scriptwriter/ director Mahesh Dattani's play 'Mad about Money'. She has also worked as a copywriter for leading advertising agencies in Delhi.

 

Before pursuing her career as an actress, Sehgal had assisted ad filmmaker and director Pradeep Sarkar who made his film debut with Parineeta. 

 

To start with as an actress, she did a couple of music videos like 'Ghunghat' (for the ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas). One thing led to another and she got a couple of advertisements. While she came to Mumbai for a commercial, she was offered 'Saara Akaash'. Sonal made her Bollywood debut in Himesh Reshammiya starrer 'Radio'. The she appeared in Aashayein in 2010 alongside John Abraham. 

 

Sonal is married to Naresh Kamath, who is a musician and part of the band KAILASA.