Benafsha Soonawalla Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Caste, Biography & More

Benafsha Soonawalla is a (22-year-old) Parsi girl, who participated in Bigg Boss 11. She started her career as a VJ with MTV India. She participated in Roadies X4 (2016). Let us get to know more about Benafsha’s personal life, career, and other interesting facts.

Benafsha Soonawalla


Benafsha was born on 2 October 1995 (23 years; age as in 2018), into a Zoroastrian family of Goa. Her family, friends, and fans call her by the name “Benn”. Benafsha always took a keen interest in acting, modelling, dancing & hosting. She worked with MTV India as a  VJ. Later, she participated in one of India’s biggest youth-based reality show- Roadies X4 (2016).  She has also been seen hosting campus diaries, alongside her beau- Varun Sood (ex-Roadies contestant).

Physical Appearance

Benafsha is 5′ 6″ and weighs around 50 kg. She has dark-brown eyes and black hair.

Family, Caste & Boyfriend

Benafsha Soonawalla with her grandparents and parents

Benafsha Soonawalla is a Parsi. She lives with her grandparents, parents and one younger brother.

Benafsha Soonawalla with Varun Sood

She was dating ex-Splitsvilla participant Varun Sood. [1] She claims to be single as of now but according to some sources, she is dating Ex Bigg Boss 11 contestant, Priyank Sharma.


Benafsha completed her graduation from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Goa. She started off her career with modelling. Later, being a VJ with MTV India, proved out to be the biggest career opportunity of her life. She also gained publicity when she participated in Roadies X4 (2016).

She was also seen hosting the Channel V’s Campus Diaries, alongside her ex-boyfriend, Varun Sood.

In 2017, she participated in Bigg Boss season 11.

Benafsha Soonawalla’s Bigg Boss entry

Favourite Things

  • She loves dancing and travelling.
  • Benafsha’s list of favourite actors includes Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Ranveer Singh, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • She likes to watch Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone on the silver screen.
  • Her favourite singers are Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and Miley Cyrus.
  • Soonawalla likes watching the Hollywood film Me Before You in her free time.
  • Red and white are her favourite colours.
  • Benafsha likes car racing.
  • She is a fitness freak.
  • She is very fond of car racing.

    Benafsha Soonawalla in a racing car

  • Her favourite color is black.


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