Salman Khan for giving her a break in Bollywood.
The 28-year-old actress is shooting for "Force 2" in Budapest with John Abraham.
"10 sept - 5 yrs since Dabangg... Which means 5 years of Sonakshi! I am because of you, thank you for sharing this amazing journey with me.
"Dabangg to Force 2.. Owe it all to @BeingSalmanKhan and @arbaazSkhan! Thank u for showing me the way," she posted on Twitter.
Sonakshi, the daughter of actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, started her career as a costume designer before making it big with Bollywood.
In her five-year old career, the actress has starred in 13 movies so far.