Mis India International in 2003.
She was one of the Top 5 in Femina Miss India and first runner-up of Miss International 2003, which took place in Tokyo, Japan on 8 October 2003.
She has appeared in a number of Indian TV Programs.She has hosted Popcorn on Zoom TV. She was host of the Great Indian Laughter Challenge on Star One, host of Mr. and Ms. TV on Sony, and host of Filmy Cocktail on Filmy channel,BSNL present DUMDAAR HITS on Sony TV. She has anchored the show Ponds Beauty “Salaam-E-Ishq” on Star one.
She appeared in Yash Chopra’s latest “Dil Bole Haddipa”
Schooling: Shonali passed out of The Army Public School (TAPS), New Delhi – in the year 1999. While at school she studied French instead of Hindi for her class 10 (CBSE board) exams which she passed in the year 1997.
She studied Std. Third and Fourth from Good Shephered English School, Bengdubi, Bagdogra. Her father, an officer in the Indian Army was posted at Bengdubi Cantt. at that time.