Sonakshi Sinha’s mother Poonam Sinha has also acted in many Hindi films under the screen name Komal. Poonam is a former Miss Young India and has worked in films like Sabak, Jodha Akbar, Jigri Dost, Aadmi aur Insaan, Aag aur Daag, Shaitaan, Dil Deewaana, Dream Girl and Mitr My Friend. She is also a producer and has produced films like Prem Geet and Mera Dil Leke Dekho.
Shatrughan courted Poonam for seven years before marrying her. Their real life story is a romantic one like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, they first met in a train compartment while travelling. After marriage Poonam gave up her career to take care of their children – Sonakshi and her twin brothers – Luv and Kush Sinha.
Poonam will soon be seen together with her daughter in a commercial for the brand Fem, to launch a range of facial bleaches and other beauty products.