Sonali Phogat Biography, Sonali Phogat was an Indian politician and actress. She was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and served as National Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party’s Mahila Morcha. In 2019, she contested assembly elections from Adampur seat. Phogat was from Fatehabad and had worked in several television serials in her career. She was rushed to a hospital in Goa around 9 am on August 23, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Sonali Phogat Biography

Sonali Phogat was born on 21 September 1979 in Bhuthan, a small village in Fatehabad. Her father is a farmer and cultivates farming. She has three sisters and a brother the family. She studied at an institute located in Noida Sector 1. Phogat started her career as an anchor in Hisar Doordarshan. She joined the BJP’s National Working Committee while anchoring. After this, she got many role offers and left anchoring and entered the acting world. She has worked with well-known actors like Ravi Kishan and Jimmy Shergill. Phogat played the wife of Nawab Shah in the ‘Amma’ show aired on Zee TV.

Sonali Phogat Age

Sonali Phogat was born on Friday, 21 September 1979 (age 42 years; at the time of death) in Bhuthan Kalan village, Fatehabad, Haryana.

Sonali Phogat Biography

Real Name Sonali Singh
Nickname Desa
Profession(s) Actress, Politician

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.) in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown


Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Political Journey • 2008: Joined BJP
• Vice President BJP Mahila Morcha
• Contested the 2019 Harayana Assembly Elections from the Adampur Constituency but lost to Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi by a margin of 29,471 votes


Debut Haryanvi Film (Actress): Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti (2019)
TV Serial: Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma on Zee TV in 2016

Personal Life

Date of Birth 21 September 1979 (Friday)
Birthplace Bhuthan Village, Fatehabad, Haryana, India
Date of Death 22 August 2022
Place of Death Goa
Age (at the time of death) 42 Years
Death Cause Heart Attack
Note: On 25 August 2022, her autopsy report revealed that there were multiple blunt force injuries over her body; the report didn’t confirm the cause of her death.
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Hisar, Haryana
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts
Religion Hinduism
Caste Jaat
Hobbies Listening to Music and Dancing
Controversy On 5 June 2020, a video went viral on social media in which she was seen slapping an official with her slippers, allegedly over a comment he made. The incident happened when she went to Sultan Singh, a member of the Agricultural Produce Market Committee, with a list of farmer’s complaints.


Husband/Spouse Sanjay Phogat (Politician)
Children Son- None
Daughter- Yashodhra Phogat
Siblings Brother- 1 (Name Not Known)
Sister- Sudesh Phogat, 2 More (Names Not Known)


Food Home Cooked Food
Actor Dharmendra, Akkineni Nagarjuna
Actress Saira Banu
Film Pinjer (2003)
Destination Paris

Sonali Phogat Family

Her father was a farmer. She had one brother and three sisters. One of her sisters’ names is Sudesh Phogat.

Sonali Phogat Relationships & Husband

Sonali was married to Sanjay Phogat. Her husband was found dead in mysterious circumstances at his farmhouse in Hisar in 2016. She is survived by a daughter named Yashodhara Phogat.

Sonali Phogat Personal Life

Sonali was married to Sanjay Phogat, a political leader living in Hisar. In 2016, her husband Sanjay died and his body was found in his farmhouse. Sanjay Phogat was a member of the BJP. Sonali also joined BJP after her husband’s death. Sonali and Sanjay have a 10-year-old girl who is currently studying in a hostel.

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Sonali Phogat Career

Sonali Phogat made her television debut in 2006 by appearing as an anchor in a Haryanvi show on Doordarshan. In 2019, she featured in the web series “The Story of Badmashgarh.” Sonali has also featured in the music video of the Haryanvi song “Bandook Aali Jaatni” (2019). She played the role of the wife of Nawab Shah in the TV serial “Amma: Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma” (2020). In 2020, she entered the game reality show “Bigg Boss 14” as a wild card contestant.

Sonali Phogat Political Career

Sonali Phogat joined the political party Bharatiya Janata Party in 2008. Subsequently, she was made the National Vice President of BJP Mahila Morcha. In 2019, she contested the 2019 Harayana Assembly Elections from the Adampur Constituency. However, she lost the elections to Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi by a margin of 29,471 votes.

Sonali Phogat Death

On 23 August 2022, Phogat has declared brought dead to St Anthony Hospital in Anjuna, Goa. Initially, police suspected that she died of a suspected heart attack. Goa Police soon filed a murder case after the autopsy report showed blunt force injuries to her. The two major accused Sudhir Sangvan and Sukhwinder Singh got arrested by the Goa Police on 25 August. Sonali Phogat murder mystery got another twist when police revealed that the BJP leader was drugged, which could have led to her death.

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