This one time Miss India and successful model had a hard time as an actress. She was offered very few movies and whatever films came her way did not have a powerful role for her. Nevertheless, she continued doing films as she loved what she was doing.
Some of Sonu Walia's movies are Apna Desh Paraye Log, Mahasangram, Sahibaan, Nischay, Jallad and Yash. Mostly her co-stars were Suresh Oberoi, Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor and Mithun Chakraborty.
There are a couple of movies like Khoon Bhari Maang and Dil Aashana Hai for which she got audience appreciation. She has shifted her focus towards television serials.