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Samir Soni Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Samir Soni Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth September 29, 1968
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Neelam Kothari

Samir Soni is a British film and television actor, director, and former fashion model who has worked mainly in the Indian entertainment industry. He has been cast in a number of movies like BaghbanFashionLajja, Cracking The CodeDil Kya Chahta HaiKabhie Tum Kabhie HumI Hate Luv StorysBatti Gul Meter ChaluStudent of the Year 2The Big BullKumkumChina Gate, VivahChalk n Duster, and Mumbai Saga. Moreover, Samir is also known for appearing in television roles like Purab Mehra in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, Advocate Kunal Chopra in Parichay, Advocate Yash Thakur in Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan, Ashok Mathur in A Mouthful of Sky, and Shekhar Sengupta in Saaksshi.

Born Name

Samir Soni

Nick Name


Samir Soni as seen while taking a selfie in March 2021
Samir Soni as seen while taking a selfie in March 2021 (Samir Soni / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

London, England, United Kingdom


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Samir Soni studied at St. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School in Delhi, India. He then attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).


Film and Television Actor, Director, Former Fashion Model


  • Father – Raghbir Soni
  • Siblings – He has 2 brothers.
  • Others – Shishir Kothari (Father-In-Law) (Businessman, Jeweler), Parveen Kothari (Mother-In-Law) (Former Model), Afsheen Kothari (Brother-In-Law)



Samir Soni and Neelam Kothari at Colors Indian Telly Awards
Samir Soni and Neelam Kothari at Colors Indian Telly Awards (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)


5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Samir Soni has dated –

  1. Rajlakshmi Khanvilkar (1996-1997)​ – He met Indian model and actress Rajlaxmi Khanvilkar through modeling and the duo got married in 1996. However, their marriage lasted only for a span of around 6 months and ended the following year.
  2. Nafisa Joseph (1997-2000) – Between 1997 and 2000, he was romantically involved with Indian model and MTV video jockey Nafisa Joseph. During this period, the duo also got engaged and their engagement even made it to the Valentine’s Day issue of the high-profile celebrity magazine named Society. However, after having been engaged for 2 years, the couple broke up. Nafisa Joseph committed suicide in her flat in Versova on July 29, 2004.
  3. Neelam Kothari (2011-Present) – Samir Soni married actress and jewelry designer Neelam Kothari on January 24, 2011. They adopted a daughter in 2013 and named her Ahana.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Stocky frame

Brand Endorsements

He has been cast in commercials for brands like Britannia NutriChoiceMaruti Baleno, etc.

Samir Soni smiling in a selfie alongside Neelam Kothari in February 2021
Samir Soni smiling in a selfie alongside Neelam Kothari in February 2021 (Samir Soni / Instagram)

Samir Soni Favorite Things


Samir Soni Facts

  1. He appeared as Sanjay Malhotra, Raj’s 2nd son, in the 2003 Hindi-language drama film titled Baghban. It stars Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini.
  2. From 2011 to 2013, Samir Soni played Advocate Kunal Chopra, Siddhi’s husband, in Colors TV soap opera named Parichay. This performance won him the Indian Telly Award for “Best Actor (Popular)”, Boroplus Gold Award for “Best Actor (Jury)”, and Indian Television Academy Award for “Best Actor (Popular)”.
  3. He was also nominated at the 2012 People’s Choice Awards India in the “Favourite Drama Actor” category for his work in Parichay.
  4. He enjoys reading.
  5. Samir Soni directed the 2018 Bollywood psychological thriller film, My Birthday Song, which revolves around a happily married man and the song on his 40th birthday.
  6. Alongside Abhishek Bachchan, Ileana D’Cruz, Sohum Shah, Nikita Dutta, Saurabh Shukla, Mahesh Manjrekar, and Ram Kapoor, Samir co-starred as Sanjeev Kohli in the 2021 Hindi-language financial thriller film, The Big Bull, based on the life of stockbroker Harshad Mehta.

Featured Image by Samir Soni / Instagram

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