Television Presenter, IPL Anchor Shonali Nagrani Biography, Movies, TV Shows, Modeling, Marriage, Husband
Shonali Nagrani is an Indian television presenter and actress. She is mainly highlighted for her presentations during the IPL cricket matches and so, in this IPL anchor Shonali Nagrani biography, we’ll be talking a lot about her works during the IPL (Indian Premier League). She has excellent presentation skills and so, she is counted amongst the hottest female anchors of IPL internationally. Her poise and confidence in front of the camera is a natural thing and this is why she is appreciated so much for her works. She has a huge fan following and the same is evidenced by her Twitter account. She is also active in modelling and acting fields which gives her intelligence a fine edge of beauty as well, and so, she is correctly named as one of the most beautiful female IPL hosts of all time.
Shonali Nagrani Age, Family, Wiki
To know more about this stunning diva, let’s start with her family background. Shonali was born to Sindhi Punjabi parents and her date of birth is 20th December, 1983 which implies that her age is 32 years as of now. As her father is a retired Indian Naval Officer, education was always emphasized upon in her family and she completed her college degree in the year 2003 from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, Delhi, which also happens to be her birthplace.
She started her early career as a model and that is when Shonali’s height (owing to her long legs) came in handy as she stands 5 feet and 8 inches tall. As her wiki page would inform and what also turns out to be one of the most interesting facts about her, Shonali is a multi-talented artist and we will be discussing all of her career fields in the next segment of this biography.
Shonali Nagrani Modeling Career, Ads
Shonali participated in the Femina Miss India beauty pageant in the year 2003 which she won and the list of her beauty pageants titles had just begun. She later got into Miss International in the same year and became the first runner up. This was when Shonali’s official bikini photo-shoots took place and she flaunted her perfectly toned body.
After this, modelling contracts lined up like anything for her and gave Shonali’s model profile a massive boast. Under these contracts, she also did some advertisements and proved that she is as comfortable in a Saree as she is in a half-cut blouse. However, she did not confine her portfolio to TV commercials and limited public appearances, but went on to work in the movies.
Shonali Nagrani Filmography, TV Shows
It may not be a very long movies list when it comes to Shonali Nagrani’s filmy career but she did act in several Bollywood films. She has mostly done supporting roles in films like “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi” and “Dil Bole Hadippa” wherein both films, she just had a cameo role. However, she was originally supposed to enter the Hindi movies with a debut against Emraan Hashmi in the 2005 film “Zeher”, but had to opt out due to various reasons. As of now, there is no word on upcoming movies of Shonali Nagrani as she is not a mainstream actress. However, her fans would like to see her in a new movie.
Apart from filmography, she also did some work on the television as a host and presenter. She was the anchor of “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” and was much appreciated for her performance. She was also a contestant in the 2011 “Bigg Boss 5” but was evicted a few months later. She was also linked to a fellow contestant, Siddharth Bhardwaj, on the show but shunned away all the rumours.
Shonali Nagrani as TV Presenter and Cricket Host
It was in the year 2006 when Shonali first realised her love for cricket and got to capitalise on it. She mixed it with her anchoring skills and turned into one of the most glamorous IPL female hosts across the whole world. The first time when she appeared as one of the IPL extra innings female anchors, she took the industry by storm as no actress had before taken interest in cricket, apart from Mandira Bedi.
Now being a part of the media in cricket, she took interviews of lots of famous cricketers and felt how it is to be on the other side of the table. Over the years since 2006, she has been active in the cricket industry as a host and has got her name on the list of top 5 female anchors in IPL. Her credit is well-deserved and so is Shonali Nagrani’s net worth. Some of the prominent people in the business say that she is as good as the Australian sports presenter, Mel McLaughlin.
Shonali Nagrani Marriage, Husband, Love Story
It has been very prominent that Shonali had been dating Shiraz Bhattacharya for quite a few years and so, her relationship with Shiraz Bhattacharya was bound to turn official sooner or later. In the year 2013, Shonali married the love of her life and has been happier since; although her exact wedding date is not known.
Shonali has always been very open about her boyfriend and in fact, about her entire love life. She has never shy-ed away from the media about her amazing love story with her Kerala boyfriend, and now husband. So, Shonali’s husband name had been out in the open for several years now.
Since her husband is from Kerala, Shonalis’ marriage location was also Kerala and the husband of Shonali Nagrani preferred the ceremony according to his native rituals. There have been several rumours about Shonali being pregnant and that she and her husband have been planning on having kids, but the couple never confirmed anything.
Just like she loves the camera, the paparazzi love her too. Every now and then there is latest news about Shonali and her life. Sometimes, it is just celebrity gossips and rumours about her love affairs, and sometimes there is a controversy about her dance performances. Well, those who have been following her over the years know that she is amazing at live performances and doesn’t need anyone’s validation for the same.