Friday, June 27, 2014


Sonam is a beautiful Bollywood former  actress who worked in films from 1987 to 1994 only and  left the industry after marriage.
She is born on September 2, 1972 in Bombay as 'Bakhtawar Murad Khan' and is the niece of actor Raza Murad.For films she accepted screen name as 'Sonam'.
Her entry to film field was by a Telugu film 'Samrat' in 1987.
Samrat was a Telugu film in which actor Ramesh Babu debuted as an adult actor.Earlier he had acted as child artist.This was Sonam's debut movie and she acted as heroine of this film.The movie was directed by Madhusudhan Rao.
 Entry to Hindi films was by acting in the film 'Vijay' in 1988.Vijay was a movie directed by Yash Chopra in which Rajesh Khanna and Hema Malini were the lead pair.Sonam acted as the character 'Nisha'.Rishi Kapoor and Meenakshi Seshadri also acted in this film.
She acted in the film 'Aakhri Ghulam in 1989 opposite Mithun Chakraborty which received much appreciation for her acting skill.
She acted in the film ' Gola Barood' in 1989 which was directed by David Dhawan.Shatrughan Sinha,Chunky Pandey,Kimi Katkar etc acted in it.
'Tridev' was a super hit film of 1989 directed by Rajiv Rai in which Sonam acted opposite Naseerudin Shah.In this action thriller film, Jackie Shroff,Naseerudin Shah,Sunny Deol,Madhuri Dixit,Sonam,Sangeeta Bijlani,Anupam Kher,Amrish Puri etc acted.The song and song sequence of  'Oye Oye Tirchi Topi wale' became very popular and boosted Sonam's popularity.
In 1990 she acted in female lead role of Telugu film 'Kodema Simham' opposite Chiranjeevi which was a superhit movie.This film was dubbed to  Hindi as 'Khiladion Ka Khiladi'.
In 1990 she acted as heroine  and  Govinda as hero of  the film 'Apman ki Aag' directed by Talukdare.Kader Khan,Gulshan Grover,Satish Shah,Aruna Irani etc acted in it.
Sanjay Dutt and Sonam were the lead pair of the film 'Fateh' an action-drama directed by Talat Jani in 1991.
She acted in lead female role opposite  Naseerudin Shah in 1992 film 'Vishwatma' which was another super hit film directed by Rajiv Rai,It was Divya Bharti's debut film  and she co-starred with Sunny Deol in it.

Sonam married film director Rajiv Rai who directed her films 'Tridev and Vishwatma'.After marriage she quit acting career and currently living with her husband and child in U.K.
Selected Filmography
Aakhri Adalat
Aakhri Ghulam
Aakhri Baazi
Mitti aur Sona
Sacha Ki Taqat
Aasman se Oonche
Gola Barood
Hum Bhi Insan Hai
Kodama Simham
Apman Ki Aag
Shera Shamshera

Chor pe Mor
Aaj Ka Shahanshah
Ajooba Kudrat Ke
Do Matwale

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