Sonu Gowda - Updated Oct 2023

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Sonu Gowda

Sonu Gowda is an actress from India who made her debut in the Kannada film Inthi Ninna Preethiya. Moreover, Sonu Gowda has also appeared in films like Paramesha Panwala and Gulama and also starred in a few Tamil and Malayalam films.

Early Life

Sonu Gowda was born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India on March 23, 1990. She was born zodiac sign Aries and she is currently 33 years old as of 2023. Her real birth name is Shruthi Ramakrishna. Ramakrishna her father worked as a make-up artist in the Kannada film industry and her mother Sumaja Ramakrishna is a housewife. Moreover, she has a sister named Neha Ramakrishna who is popular as Neha Gowda.

Her sister is also an actress who primarily works in television and is popular for her roles in the Telugu drama series “Swathi Chinukulu”, “Lakshmi Baramma”, and “Kalyana Parisu”. However, she has not provided detailed information about her early childhood days and where she grew up to the public and news media.

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Caption: Sonu Gowda posing with her father Ramakrishna and mother Sumaja Ramakrishna (Source: Instagram)

Sonu attended and graduated from Padhmanabhanagar High School in Bangalore. After that, she attended Surana College in Bengaluru and received a bachelor’s degree in Business Communication.

Professional life

Sonu made her debut in the Kannada film industry from the film “Inthi Ninna Preethiya” as Namana. Moreover, she worked with actor Srinagar Kitty on her debut film in 2008. In the same year, she appeared as Lakshmi in the Kannada film “Paramesha Panwala” directed by Mahesh Babu. She made a cameo appearance in the film Raam and appeared as Priyanka in the film “Gulama” in 2009.

After that, she appeared as Anitha in the bilingual language film “Police Quarters” which was released in the Tamil and Kannada languages in 2010. In the same year, she made her Tamil film debut as a Nurse in the film “Sivappu Mazhai”.

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Caption: Sonu Gowda in the film Chambal (Source: Instagram)

Sonu also made her Malayalam film debut as Savithri in the film “Best Actor” in the same year. Moreover, she also appeared in a cameo role as Doctor Beena in the Malayalam film “Doubles” in 2011.

She also appeared in the role of  Yamuna in the Tamil film “Aanmai Thavarael” in the same year. In 2013, she appeared as Shruthi Kalappa in the Kannada film titled “Dyavre”. She appeared as Thenmozhi in the Tamil film “Amara” and in the role of Meghna in the Malayalam film “1 by Two” in 2014.

After that, she appeared in the Kannada film “Goa” and played the role of Divya in the Tamil film “144” in 2015. Moreover, she appeared in two Tamil films like “Narathan” and “Kavalai Vendam” in 2016. In the same year, she appeared in the Kannada films “Kiragoorina Gayyaligalu” and “Asthitva”. She appeared in the two Kannada films “Happy New Year” and “Maarikondavaru” in 2017. Despite her popularity and fame, she has not received any brand endorsement deals as of now. However, it is possible that in near future, she might start to endorse brands.

2018 – Present

In 2018, she appeared in Kannada films like “Onthara Bannagalu”, “Kanoorayana”, and ” Gultoo” in the year 2018. Moreover, she also appeared as Mageshwari in the Tamil film “Enga Kattula Mazhai” in the same year. In 2019, she appeared in three Kannada films “I Love You”, “Chambal”, and “Fortuner”. Additionally, she also appeared as Madhu in the Tamil film titled “50/50” in the same year. Recently, her Kannada film “Shalini IPS” is in post-production, and her other Kannada film “Red” is being filmed.


She won the Chandanavana Film Critics Award in 2019 for her performance in the film “I Love You”. She received nominations for Filmibeat Award for Best Actress and City Cine Award for Best Actress for the film “Gultoo” in 2018. In 2019, she also received a nomination for the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) for the film “Gultoo”. Besides that, she received a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film “Kiragoorina Gayyaligalu” in 2017.

Sonu Gowda – Net Worth 2023

She might garner a significant amount of money from acting in several film industries in South India. However, she has not revealed her net worth from her acting career in the South Indian film industry.

Relationship Status

Sonu married her boyfriend Manoj Gowda 2010 who is a businessman. However, she has kept a secret about when she started dating her husband and her current marriage condition.

In 2016, her three photos with a mysterious man leaked, and the man in the photos was rumored to be a politician’s son. Later, she claimed that it was her husband and she was being defamed personally and professionally.

Body Measurements

Sonu Gowda has medium brown hair and brown eyes. Moreover, she has a tattoo on her right ankle and stands 5 feet 5 inches with a weight of 58 kg. Besides that, there is no further information about Sonu’s other body measurements.

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Caption: Sonu Gowda body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Sonu Gowda – Social Media

Sonu is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. Her official Instagram account @sonugowda has over 334 thousand followers. On Facebook, she has over 414 thousand followers on her page “Sandalwood Beauty Queen Sonu Gowda”.