Shonali Nagrani (born 20 December 1983)in Delhi, India) is an entertainment television presenter, notably hosting the IPL. Along with the IPL, she has also appeared in Hindi language films. She entered the Femina Miss India pageant in 2003 and was crowned Femina Miss India International, allowing her to compete in Miss International 2003, where she was crowned 1st Runner Up.Alongside appearances as a model, Nagrani has hosted the IPL, and has presented the show for four consecutive years, making her the first woman Indian presenter to host a worldwide broadcast TV show.
She was voted as India’s ” 50 Most Desirable Women” for the year 2011 and 2012 by the Times of India.
Shonali Nagrani hails from a Sindhi Punjabi family in Delhi. She studied at Good Shepherd English School in Bengdubi, Bagdogra and Army Public School in Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi. She graduated from the Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi in 2003. Nagrani’s family also consists of a military background, as her father is a retired Indian Naval officer. In 2013, she married her boyfriend Shiraz Bhattacharya in Kerala.