Anup Soni Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | July 8, 2024

Date of Birth

30 / January / 1975


49 Years


Actor, anchor

Anup Soni is a renowned Indian actor and anchor, recognized for his versatile roles across film, television, and web series. He made his debut in the entertainment industry with the film ‘Godmother’ in 1999 and subsequently gained popularity for his appearances in the TV series ‘Aahat’ starting from 1995.

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

Anup is notably acclaimed for his role as the host of the Indian television series ‘Crime Patrol,’ where he brought compelling narratives of crime and justice to audiences. Additionally, he ventured into web series with ‘The Test Case’ in 2018, showcasing his adaptability across different digital platforms. Born on January 30, 1975, Anup Soni continues to be a prominent figure in Indian entertainment, celebrated for his acting prowess and engaging screen presence.

Early Life

Anup Soni was born into a Punjabi business-class family and harbored dreams of becoming an actor from a young age. He actively participated in plays during his school and college years, nurturing his passion for acting. Anup began his acting career with the television series ‘Aahat’ in 1995, marking the start of a prolific journey in Indian television. His early roles in series like ‘Safar’, ‘Sea Hawks’, and ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’ established him as a versatile actor. In 1999, he made his Bollywood debut with ‘Godmother’ and subsequently appeared in notable films such as ‘Fiza’, ‘Raaz’, and ‘Gangaajal’, showcasing his range and dedication to the craft.


Anup Soni pursued his education at the National School of Drama in New Delhi, specializing in acting.


Anup Soni was born on January 30, 1975, in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. As of 2024, he is 49 years old. His zodiac sign is Aquarius, and he holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Anup Soni stands approximately 178 cm tall (1.78 meters or 5’ 10”) with striking black eyes and black hair.

Wife and Children

Anup Soni is currently married. He was first married to Ritu Soni from 1999 to 2010. Later, on March 14, 2011, he married Juhi Babbar, with whom he continues to share his life. From his first marriage, Anup has daughters named Zoya and Myra. With Juhi Babbar, he has a son named Imaan.


Anup Soni’s father is Ramesh Chandra Soni, and his mother is Kiran Soni. Details about his siblings are not publicly known.

Anup Soni Wife Ritu Soni (1999-2010)

Anup Soni Wife Ritu Soni (1999-2010)

Anup Soni Wife Juhi Babbar (2011-present)

Anup Soni Wife Juhi Babbar (2011-present)

Anup Soni with his Son Imaan

Anup Soni with his Son Imaan


Anup Soni’s career spans across Indian television and cinema, where he has made significant contributions as an actor and anchor. Starting with his debut in the television series ‘Aahat’ in 1995, he quickly gained recognition for his roles in shows like ‘Safar’, ‘Sea Hawks’, and ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’. In 2004, he portrayed ACP Ajatshatru in ‘CID: Special Bureau’. Anup ventured into Bollywood with ‘Godmother’ in 1999 and continued to feature in films like ‘Fiza’, ‘Raaz’, and ‘Gangaajal’, displaying his versatility. His recent ventures include prominent roles in web series such as ‘Tandav’ and ‘1962: The War in the Hills’, showcasing his enduring appeal and talent in the entertainment industry.

Filmography List

Year Role Film
2024   Mirg
2022 Dilip Saas Bahu Achaar Pvt. Ltd.
2021 DCP Rajmohan Upadhyay Satyameva Jayate 2
2020   Class of ’83
2020 Ravi / Babuji Khaali Peeli
2019 Shiv Prassthanam
2019 Shaista Khan Fatteshikast
2010   Sukhmani: Hope for Life
2010 Chandrakant Sarang Striker
2004 SHO Randhawa Des Hoyaa Pardes
2004 Shuakat Sheen
2003 Inspector Neelkanth Tiwari Gangaajal
2003 Adi Kagaar: Life on the Edge
2003 Vicky Khushi
2003 Police Inspector Singh Footpath
2003 Rohit Inteha
1999 Meru Bhai Godmother


Year Role Show
2010–2020 Host Crime Patrol
2011–2012 Himself Kahani Comedy Circus Ki
2008–2014 Bhairon Dharamveer Singh Balika Vadhu
2009–2010 Ajay Khurana Shraddha
2006–2007 Suyash Mehra Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
2015   Ji Sirji!
2009 Himself Comedy Circus
1997 ACP Kumar Sea Hawks
1997 Nikhil Byomkesh Bakshi
1994 Shekhar Shanti
1994   Tehkikaat
Siddharth I Love You

Web Series

Year Role Title
2022 Tribhuvan Bravehearts: The Untold Stories of Heroes
2022 Dileep Saas Bahu Achaar Pvt. Ltd.
2021 Kailash Kumar Tandav
2021 Parashurama Ram Yug
2021 Himself Dhindora
2021 Major Khattar 1962: The War in the Hills
2019 Manik Dasgupta Bombers
2017 Lt. Col Imtiaz Hussain The Test Case


Year Role Title
2022 Madhur My Wife’s 8th Vachan

Net Worth

Anup Soni’s net worth is not publicly disclosed.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anup Soni

  • Anup Soni belongs to a Punjabi business-class family.
  • Anup wanted to become an actor since childhood, participating in several plays during his time in school and college.
  • Anup Soni made his debut in the Indian television series ‘Aahat’ (1995) in episode 35 and went on to act in series such as ‘Safar’ (1996), ‘Sea Hawks’ (1997), ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’ (1997), and ‘Saaya’ (1998). In 2004, he starred as ACP Ajatshatru in the television series ‘CID: Special Bureau’.
  • Anup Soni made his Bollywood debut in the film ‘Godmother’ (1999) and has appeared in various other films including ‘Fiza’ (2000), ‘Raaz’ (2002), ‘Gangaajal’ (2003), ‘Prassthanam’ (2019), and ‘Raat Baaki Hai’ (2020). He also debuted in the Punjabi movie ‘Des Hoya Pardes’ in 2004.
  • Anup Soni portrayed the character ‘Kailash Kumar’ in the Amazon Prime Video political drama series ‘Tandav’ in January 2021.
  • Anup Soni was cast in the Hotstar Special web series ‘1962: The War in the Hills’, released on February 26, 2021, where Abhay Deol played the lead role of ‘Major Suraj Singh’.
  • Anup Soni is a fitness enthusiast and shares pictures and videos of his workout sessions on his Instagram account.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Ludhiana, Punjab
Children Son: Imaan, Daughter: Zoya and Myra
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 178 CM
Height In Meter 1.78 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Ramesh Chandra Soni, Mother: Kiran Soni
Profession Actor, anchor
Siblings Not Known
Spous Ritu Soni, Juhi Babbar
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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