Anup Soni (Anuup Sonii) Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography

Anup Soni is an Indian actor and anchor. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama. Soni began his career with roles in television serials such as Sea Hawks and Saaya. He then took a break from television to work in films.

Anup Soni
Anup Soni
Profession Actor, anchor
Famous For Being the host of the Indian television series ‘Crime Patrol’
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 10”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut Film: Godmother (1999)
TV: Aahat (1995)
Web series: The Test Case (2018)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Common Man in Cinema Award by Rajasthan International Film Festival in 2019
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the show ‘Balika Vadhu’ in 2011
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the show ‘Balika Vadhu’ in 2012
Personal Life
Date of Birth 30 January 1975 (Thursday)
Age (As of 2024) 49 Years of 2024
Birthplace Ludhiana, Punjab
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Ludhiana, Punjab
College/University National School of Drama, New Delhi
Educational Qualification Specialization in acting
Caste Punjabi
Controversies • In 2012, during the show ‘Crime Patrol,’ Anup Soni said that Indian men were not brought up well and he got into trouble for saying this. He received hate from the viewers on social media, and later, he apologized for the statement.
• In September 2020, Kangana Ranaut said that ninety-nine percent of the Bollywood industry consumed narcotic substances. Anup Soni replied to this on his Twitter account and said that a single person cannot blame the whole industry without any proof. He further added that people holding such assumptions should join a political party.
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date • 1999 – 2010
• 14 March 2011 – present
Wife/Spouse • Ritu Soni (1999-2010)
• Juhi Babbar (2011-present)
Children Son– Imaan (from second wife)
Daughter– Zoya and Myra (from the first wife)
Parents Father– Ramesh Chandra Soni
Mother– Kiran Soni
Favorite Things
Food Rasgulla
Film Director Aparna Sen
Colour Blue

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anup Soni

  • Anup Soni belongs to a Punjabi business-class family.
  • Anup Soni is an Indian actor and anchor who began his career as an actor in the television series Aahat (1995) in episode 35. Anup also acted in several other television series such as Safar (1996), Sea Hawks (1997), Byomkesh Bakshi (1997), and Saaya (1998). In 2004, Anup starred in the television series ‘CID: Special Bureau’ as ACP Ajatshashtru.
  • Anup made his movie debut with the Bollywood film ‘Godmother’ in 1999. He continued to work in several other films such as Fiza (2000), Raaz (2002), Gangajal (2003), Prasatthanam (2019), and Raat Baaki Hai (2020).
  • Apart from Bollywood, Anup made his debut in the Punjabi movie ‘Des Hoya Pardes’ in 2004.
  • He made his debut in Marathi films with ‘Fatteshikast’ (2019). The movie was released on Zee5.
  • Anup Soni started working as the host for the well-known real-life based crime show ‘Crime Patrol.’ He worked as the narrator for the show and his presence was loved by the audience and made the television series a huge success in the Indian television industry. In 2018, he left the show to focus on his acting career in films and TV shows.
  • Anup loves collecting watches and in an interview he said:
  • He wanted to become an actor since childhood, and Anup participated in several plays during his time in school and college.
  • In January 2021, Anup Soni was seen in the Amazon Prime Video political drama series ‘Tandav’ as ‘Kailash Kumar.’
  • Anup Soni was roped in for the Hotstar Special web series 1962- The War in the Hills’ which was released on 26 February 2021. Abhay Deol played the lead role of ‘Major Suraj Singh’ in the series.