Sonu Sood, who was last seen on the big screens as the historical character of Chand Bardai in Akshay Kumar's Samrat Prithviraj.

On Sonu Sood's 49th birthday today, let's have a look at some lesser-known facts about  the actor.

He was born in Moga, Punjab, his father Shakti Sagar Sood owned a cloth showroom while his mother Saroj Sood was  a professor.

He has an elder sister Monika, who is a scientist. Sonu Sood completed his engineering  from Nagpur.

Sonu Sood tied the knot with the love of his life Sonali Sood when he was just 23 years  old back in 1996.

The adorable couple are now proud parents to two sons, Eshaan & Ayaan.

He started his career with the role of Bhagat Singh in south movie Shaheed-E-Azam.

The actor launched his own film production house Shakti Sagar Productions named after  his father.

The actor launched his own social media app called Explurger in June 2022 targeting traveling freaks.

In December 2020, Sonu co-wrote a memoir titled 'I Am No Messiah', along with Meena  K. Iyer.