Sonu Sood (born on 30 July 1973) is an Indian film actor, model, and producer who acts predominantly in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Punjabi films. In 2009, he got the Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Award for Best Villain and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu for his work in the Telugu blockbuster Arundhati. In 2010, he won the Apsara Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role and the IIFA Award for Amazing Performance in a Negative Role for the Bollywood blockbuster Dabangg. In 2012, he got the SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for Julayi. He is mainly known for roles in blockbuster films such as Yuva (2004), Athadu (2005), Aashiq Banaya Aapne (2005), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Dabangg (2010), Dookudu (2011), Shootout at Wadala (2013), Kung Fu Yoga (2017), Happy New Year (2014), and Simmba (2018). He also seen in commercials for Apollo Tyres and Airtel. In July 2016, he started the production house Shakti Sagar Productions, which is named after his father, Shakti Sagar Sood. In 1999, Sood was joined to Tamil language films with Kallazhagar and Nenjinile. He then seen as an antagonist in the Telugu film Hands Up! in 2000. In 2001, he appeared in Majunu. He then started starring in Hindi films, with Shaheed-E-Azam, as Bhagat Singh in 2002. Sood got many recognition as Abhishek Bachchan's brother in Mani Ratnam's Yuva in 2004 and in Aashiq Banaya Aapne in 2005. In Tollywood, with the release of Super in two thousand five, he received greater recognition for his work. In this film, his co-star was Nagarjuna as the role of a high-tech thief. His next film was Athadu. In 2006, he seen again portrayed the antagonist in Ashok. This movie was an average grosser, but by now he had become popular in Telugu films.

In 2009, Sonu played the role of Pasupathy in Arundhati. Following the Tollywood release of Arundhati, Sonu played the role of Rajkumar Sujamal in the Indian epic film Jodha Akbar. In 2009, Sonu played the role of gangster Bada in Anjaneyulu opposite Ravi Teja. In the latter half of 2009, he worked in another Telugu film Ek Niranjan, in which he again played the antagonist. In 2010, he worked as the lead antagonist in Abhinav Kashyap's Dabangg, co-starring with Salman Khan. His Kannada movies debut with Sudeep, Vishnuvardhana (2011), released to positive reviews of his performance.

He started with Ad Shoots and minor roles. Then he got a chance as a lead actor. But now his net worth is $10 million. Which is higher than some star kids. He started his career as a minor role actor, after so much hard work he got a chance in big films as a lead role.

Sonu Sood Achievements: 

1) Sonu Sood acted in more then 25+ movies.
2) Highest Opening day collection: Happy New Year 36 crores
3) Highest Single day collection: Happy New Year 36 crores
4) Highest first week box office collection: Happy New Year 133 crores
5) 300 crore grossers : 00 films
6) 250 crore grossers : 00 films
7) 200 crore grossers : 00 films
8) 150 crore grossers : 02 films
9) 100 crore grossers : 02 films
10) Back-to-back All Time Blockbusters - 00 Films
11) Back-to-back Blockbusters - 00 films
12) Back-to-back Super Hits - 00 Films
13) Back-to-back Hits - 00 Films
14) All Time Blockbusters - 00 films
15) Part of Top Highest Paid Actors as per 2020.
16) Highest Grossing Movies as per 2020: 
      21st Bollywood Highest Grossing Movie Happy New Year with 397 crore lifetime earning!

Sonu Sood Hit And Flop Movies List :

Note: We included only movies in which actor was in major/lead roles 

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#Movie NameVerdictRelease DateCollections
1 Shaheed- E-AzamDisaster31 May 200200.22 cr
2 Zindagi Khoobsoorat HaiDisaster04 Oct 200200.32 cr
3Kahan Ho Tum!Disaster11 Jul 200300.05 cr
4 Mission MumbaiDisaster05 Mar 200400.15 cr
5 YuvaBelow Average21 May 200414 cr
6 SheeshaDisaster11 Feb 200503 cr
7 Bose - The Forgotten HeroDisaster13 May 200500.86 cr
8Aashiq Banaye AapneBelow Average02 Sep 200506 cr
9 SiskiyaanDisaster30 Sep 200500.30 cr
10 Jodhaa AkbarSemi Hit15 Feb 200856 cr
11 Singh Is KinngSuper Hit08 Aug 200867 cr
12Ek Vivaah... Aisa BhiFlop07 Nov 200802 cr
13 Dhoondte Reh JaogeFlop06 Mar 200906 cr
14 DabanggBlockbuster10 Sep 2010141 cr
15 Bbuddah Hoga Terra BaapFlop01 Jul 201115 cr
16MaximumDisaster29 Jun 201203 cr
17 Shootout At WadalaAverage03 May 201353 cr
18 Ramaiya VastavaiyaFlop19 Jul 201329 cr
19 R... RajkumarAverage06 Dec 201365 cr
20 EntertainmentFlop08 Aug 201464 cr
21 Happy New YearSuper Hit24 Oct 2014397 cr
22 Tutak Tutak TutiyaFlop07 Oct 201605 cr
23PaltanFlop07 Sep 201804 cr
24 SimmbaDisaster28 Dec 201802 cr
25Mumbai SagaNot Yet Released!19 June 2020Not Yet Released!
26PrithvirajNot Yet Released!13 Nov 2020Not Yet Released!

Sonu Sood overall box office performance:

Total Releases:24
All Time Blockbusters:00
Super Hit:02
Semi Hit:01
Above Average:00
Below Average:02