“Kismat ne gumaya aur kahan pahunchaya”, sings Soneka Gill, who despite gathering acclaim for her role in Subhash Ghai’s Ram Lakhan vanished from Bollywood. Now, she is all set to make a comeback in the industry after a span of 12 years.
On asking where she had been all this while she says, “I met an accident immediately after Ram Lakhan happened. Destiny had something else in store for me inspite of being the part of this film faternity since childhood.” Yes, Soneka had faced the camera at the age of 11 in the film Kalyug Aur Ramyan. She later, was seen in Manoj Kumar’s Clerk. Along with a job of manager in U.S, a follower of Gopiji, Piloki Prasadji and Shambosharan Ji, Someka a classical dancer since childhood and has shown brilliance in many shows overseas. Looking forward to performance oriented roles; Soneka has kept her options open for both films and television. To which she says,” My seven years of life have kept me away from my art which has been my passion since childhood. Now that I am back, I would love to do roles which Smitha Patil and Shabana Azmi did in films like Avtar, Akhir Kyun etc.
Excited about her comeback in the industry, Soneka has 35 films including madras films.