|Anup Soni Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7½ in|
|Date of Birth||January 30, 1975|
Anup Soni is an Indian actor, model, and anchor who is known for having been cast in a variety of on-screen projects which include Crime Patrol, CID – Special Bureau, Balika Vadhu, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Byomkesh Bakshi, Prassthanam, Kagaar: Life on the Edge, Hum Pyar Tumhi Se Kar Baithe, Gangaajal, Khushi, Apaharan, Kahani Comedy Circus Ki, Dus Kahaniyaan, Godmother, Fatteshikast, Des Hoyaa Pardes, and Aahat.
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Anup Soni trained at the National School of Drama, a theatre training institute situated in New Delhi, India.
Actor, Model, Anchor
- Father – Ramesh Chandra Soni
- Others – Raj Babbar (Father-In-Law) (Actor, Politician), Nadira Babbar (Mother-In-Law), Aarya Babbar (Brother-In-Law) (Actor), Prateik Babbar (Brother-In-Law) (Actor)
Anup Soni has been managed by Purnima from Exceed Entertainment.
5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Anup Soni has dated –
- Ritu Soni (1999-2010) – In 1999, he got married to Ritu Soni and the duo was blessed with 2 daughters, namely, Zoya (b. 2004) and Myra (b. 2008). However, the couple divorced in 2010.
- Juhi Babbar (2011-Present) – He then married actress Juhi Babbar, the daughter of popular actor and politician Raj Babbar, in 2011. They met while working in Juhi’s mother Nadira Babbar’s play. Anup and Juhi have been blessed with a son named Imaan (b. 2012).
Race / Ethnicity
Anup Soni Facts
- He was cast as Inspector Neelkant Tiwari in the 2003 crime drama film, Gangaajal.
- In 2010, he started hosting the famous real-life-based crime show, Crime Patrol. This project gained him fame amongst the audience but he decided to quit the show in 2018 in order to focus on his acting career.
- Anup Soni portrayed the character of Shaista Khan, a general and the subahdar of Mughal Bengal who was the maternal uncle to the emperor Aurangzeb, in the Marathi language historical drama film, Fatteshikast, in 2019.
- In 2021, he appeared as Kailash Kumar in the Amazon Prime Video political thriller series, Tandav, which revolves around the dark corners of Indian politics. Anup Soni was included in the show’s lead cast alongside Saif Ali Khan, Sunil Grover, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Dimple Kapadia, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, and Dino Morea.
- In July 2021, he became a certified Crime Scene Investigator. He completed a course in Crime Scene Investigation from International Forensic Sciences (IFS) Education Department.
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