Sonal Singh Chauhan, an Indian fashion model and actress.
She was born in a Rajput family, originally hailing from the state of Uttar Pradesh(UP) - India.
Her father is a Police Inspector, and she has one elder brother and two younger sisters. She studied at Delhi Public School, 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.
Her debut movie in Bollywood (the film industry in Mumbai, India as it is fondly called in comparison with Hollywood of USA) is Mukesh Bhatt's "Jannat" due for release in mid 2008
She won several beauty contests, following which she has featured in the movie "Jannat" alongside Emraan Hashmi.