Bollywood stars enjoy a lot of popularity and they are often mobbed by their fans when they step out in public. This is one of the main reasons why Bollywood stars prefer to have their personal bodyguards and they spend huge amount of money when it comes to their security.
Personal bodyguard are needed by celebrities to ensure that no harm come their way when they step out in public. Just like other Bollywood stars, actress Anushka Sharma too has a personal bodyguard. The name of Anushka’s bodyguard is Sonu and he is with Anushka for years now. Sonu’s real name is Prakash Singh and according to reports Anushka Sharma pays him a a very fat salary for his services.
Notably, Sonu was with Anushka even before she got married to Team India skipper Virat Kohli.
According to Zoom.com, Sonu’s annual salary is around Rs 1.2 crore which is without doubt more than the annual CTC of CEOs of many companies.
Sonu, however, is not just a bodyguard to Anushka and Kohli as the couple treat him as a family member. Anushka celebrates Prakash Singh aka Sonu’s birthday every year. Anushka celebrated Sonu’s birthday on the sets of ‘Zero’ while she was shooting for the film with Shah Rukh Khan.
Sonu also guards Virat Kohli during public appearances. It is to be noted that Sonu provides security to Kohli despite the Indian skipper having his own personal security.
During Anushka’s pregnancy, Sonu was responsible to provide foolproof security to the actress and he did his job perfectly. When Anushka was pregnant and working, moving in and out of her vanity van amid the pandemic with a mask on, Sonu was seen by her side wearing a PPE kit, protecting her like a shield.