Sonal Singh Chauhan was born 16 May 1983, is an Indian fashion model and actress. She has won several beauty contests and made her acting debut in the movie Jannat directed by Kunal Deshmukh . She was born in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, India, her family hailed from famous Chauhan Rajput of Mainpuri district, Uttar Pradesh . Her father is a police inspector, and she has one elder brother and two younger sisters. She studied at DPS, Noida and then Philosophy honors at Gargi College in New Delhi.
She was crowned as the Miss World Tourism 2005 at Miri, Sarawak state of Malaysia. She was a noteworthy former Miss India contestant. She is the first Indian to have claimed Miss World Tourism title. She has been a popular model of Delhi, and has appeared in a number of advertisement campaigns in print and electronic media. She appeared in the ads of brands like Ponds and Nokia. She also appeared on the cover page of FHM and THE MAN magazine.
She came to screen in Himesh Reshammiya’s album Aap Kaa Surroor. She made her film debut in Mukesh Bhatt’s Jannat paired opposite Emraan Hashmi which was a box office success and her first hit. She played the character of a girl called Zoya who works in a call center. She is the love interest of Emraan Hashmi, a bookie. Being a model for two years, having an experience of various ramp shows and print campaigns for big brands like LG, Reliance CDMA, Hero Honda Passion, Nokia, Hindustan Times, Delhi Times, and many more.She is also acting in a Kannada movie Cheluveye Ninna Nodalu with Shivrajkumar,which is shot in 7 wonders of the world.