Sonali Bendre is one of the most desirable actresses in the 90s. She has worked with many all the A-list actors of the industry. While her chemistry with all the actors was appreciated on-screen, the actress was also in news headlines for her affairs with her co-stars and famous celebrities. In 2018, she took social media to share the heartbreaking news about the unexpected diagnosis of metastatic cancer. In the long caption, she wrote, “Sometimes, when you least expect it, life throws you a curveball.”
“A niggling pain led to some tests, which led to this unexpected diagnosis. My family and close friends have rallied around me, providing the best support system that anyone can ask for. I am very blessed and thankful for each of them,” she added.
However, she recently got recovered and is assumed to start working in movies again. On the other hand, in her interviews, she has mentioned many times how she met Goldie Behl but Sonali Bendre was also popular for her linkups and affairs with other celebrities. Here, we have gathered all the information related to Sonali Bendre’s relationship before her marriage with Goldie Behl.
1. Raj Thackrey
The infamous Raj Thackeray was madly in love with Sonali Bendre. People speculated that Sonali Bendre rose to fame and got many offers from the industry only because of her relationship with politician Raj Thackrey. However, many people believed that Raj Thackrey saw her in movies and fell in love with the actress. The two have dated each other for a while.
2. Shoaib Akhtar
Her relationship with the Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar was more like a fanboy meeting, but it became a big news headline in the entertainment industry. Shoaib Akhtar confessed his love for Sonali Bendre stating that he is a die-hard fan of the gorgeous Bollywood actress.
However, Shoaib couldn’t confess his love in front of her and Sonali wasn’t interested in the affair as well. Later, Shoaib also revealed that he used to keep Sonali’s pic in his wallet.
3. Suniel Shetty
Suniel Shetty and Sonali Bendre worked in many movies together forming a hit pair on-screen. They have been featured as a lead pair in movies like Takkar, Sapoot, Qahar, and Bhai. Sonali Bendre also accepted that she has a huge crush on Suniel Shetty.
Well, the chemistry of these two looks real and adorable in front of the camera.
Govinda was also one of the most sought actors in Bollywood once.
His name was also attached to Sonali Bendre. In an interview, Govinda revealed that he would have married Sonali Bendre if he wasn’t married to Sunita.
Well, despite everything that has happened, Sonali Bendre ended up marrying her love, Goldie Behl. They met on the film set of 1994’s Naaraaz and fell for each other. It was Goldie’s sister Shrishti who introduced Goldie to Sonali.
Goldie Behl says, “I bumped into Sonali on the sets of the film Naaraaz. My sister Shrishti Arya knew her well but I didn’t know her at all. I just found her attractive. (Winks) I still do. Believe it or not, what appealed to me the most was how slowly she ate her food.”
“We were having lunch together and I commented on her eating pace. She got a little upset with my comment. At least, it broke the ice and we started talking. So our first conversation was about food and to date most of the time, we simply talk about food. (Laughs) Now, most of it is about how little I should eat,” he added.