Standing tall at almost 6ft, Sonalika Sahay is every designer’s muse. She has walked the runways in Paris, Milan, and New York.
Sonalika is from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand who later shifted to Delhi to pursue hotel management. She was an air-hostess in Singapore where she was also doing part-time modeling assignments. Thereafter, she started modeling full-time and has worked with some of the best in the industry. She has campaigned for designers like Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Tarun Tahiliani, and Rohit Bal. This 38-year-old has also been the face of Christian Dior watches and has walked at fashion weeks in Moscow, Dubai, Paris, and many other places, besides India. She has also worked with the famous jewelry brand, Tanishq, Pankaj and Nidhi, Shantanu and Nikhil, Sid Tytler, and Gaurav Gupta. She was also named ‘Dior sensational face of the year’ in 2010.
Besides being a successful model, she is also the mother of two daughters. She believes that women are designed to multitask. In an interview with Health Shots, she had said, “For me, difficult days are the ones when I have to travel for many days at a stretch. Then someone else has to manage my kids and home. But I also make sure that after a long trip, I take some days off to spend time with my kids”. She also prioritizes her fitness, even when she’s traveling for work. Her talent and finesse have earned her many awards and global recognition in the fashion circuit.