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Sandeep Soparkar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | March 6, 2024

Date of Birth

6 / October / 1964


60 Years


Ballroom dancer, Choreographer

Sandeep Soparkar, born on October 6, 1964, is a renowned ballroom dancer and choreographer known for his exceptional talent and contributions to the dance industry. With his debut in choreography marked by the film “Zubeidaa” in 2001, Soparkar has since established himself as a prominent figure in the world of dance.

Sandeep Soparkar Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Career, Wife & More

While his nickname remains undisclosed, his passion and dedication to his craft have earned him widespread recognition and admiration. Soparkar’s expertise in ballroom dancing and choreography has left an indelible mark on the entertainment landscape, solidifying his legacy as a master of his art form.

Early Life

Sandeep Soparrkar was born on October 6, 1964, in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He developed a passion for dance from a young age, honing his skills and participating in various dance events. Despite facing challenges, Soparrkar remained determined and dedicated to pursuing his passion for dance. His early experiences laid the groundwork for his eventual rise as India’s first Ballroom Dancer.


Born on October 6, 1964, under the zodiac sign of Libra, he is currently 59 years old and hails from Pune, Maharashtra, India, representing Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Standing tall at 185 cm (6′ 1″) and weighing 85 kg (187 lbs), he boasts a physique with a chest measuring 40 inches, a waist of 29 inches, and biceps of 13.5 inches. His captivating black eyes and matching black hair complement his striking appearance.


He pursued his education in hotel management, graduating from Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management in Pune. Later, he furthered his studies, obtaining an MBA in marketing from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, also located in Pune, Maharashtra.


Sandeep Soparkar’s family includes his mother, Rani Soparrkar, with details about his father, brother, and sister unknown. He follows the Hindu religion and keeps his address undisclosed. His hobbies include dancing and cooking.

Wife and Children

He is married to Jesse Randhawa, and they have a son named Arjun. They do not have a daughter.

Sandeep Soparkar with his Wife Jesse Randhawa and Son

Sandeep Soparkar with his Wife Jesse Randhawa and Son

Sandeep Choreographer Telugu

He is a prominent choreographer known for his work in Telugu cinema. His choreography has contributed to the success of numerous Telugu films, adding flair and vibrancy to dance sequences. Soparrkar’s talent and creativity have left a lasting impact on the Telugu film industry.


His career is a remarkable journey spanning modeling and choreography. He achieved acclaim as a model, winning titles such as ‘Graviera Mr. India’ and ‘Mr. Young Turk’ in 1997. Transitioning to choreography, he became India’s first Ballroom Dancer, promoting dance forms globally. His contributions earned recognition from the Queen of England & The Prince of Wales. Notable career highlights include performing at the Royal wedding reception of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011. Alongside his artistic pursuits, he’s actively involved in humanitarian causes, demonstrating a commitment to positive change.


As a theater actor

  • 2024 – Pavitra Tulsi
  • 2024 – Bekhauff Baatien – Directed by Smita Bharti
  • 2023 – Namami Gange – By Hema Malini
  • 2022 – Why Roses Are Red – Greek-Based Dance Drama
  • 2020 – Ghat Ghat Mein Panchi Bolta Hai – a play on Pedophilia
  • 2018 – Sairandhari – The Musical[citation needed]
  • 2017 – Jannat Central
  • 2016 – Born to Love (The love story of Cupid)
  • 2015 – Hyacinth (Musical on LGBT issue)
  • 2015 – Enchanted Love (Indo-Korean love story)
  • 2013 – When Gods Meet (Indo-Greek dance drama)

As a Film Choreographer

  • 2001 – Zubeidaa
  • 2004 – Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…
  • 2005 – Mangal Pandey: The Rising
  • 2005 – The Myth (film) starring Jackie Chan and Mallika Sherawat
  • 2007 – Aakashgopuram (Malayalam Film)
  • 2008 – Britney Spears Video – Womaniser
  • 2008 – Hollywood Film – Nine by Director of Chicago Rob Marshall
  • 2014 – Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty
  • 2016 – JD
  • 2017 – Love Life Screwups (web series)
  • As a film actor
  • 2012 – Ghost (as a special appearance in the title track)
  • 2008 – Hollywood Film – Nine (as an actor and a choreographer) by Director of Chicago Rob Marshall

Television Appearances

  • 2018 – Dance Muqabala – TV Asia USA and Canada
  • 2017 – Jhalak Dikhlajaa UAE and South Africa season 6.
  • 2014 – He was a judge of a dance reality show ‘Closeup Bharat Ki Shaan – Let’s Dance’ on DD National2014 – He also judged ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa UAE Dance Extravaganza 2014’ season 3 for Color TV
  • 2013 – He was a jury of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa UAE Season 2 along with Bollywood veteran choreographer Saroj Khan for Color TV
  • 2013 – He judged ‘Bharat Ki Shaan – Rum Jhum’ along with Indian Classical dance legend Padma Vibhushan Dr. Sonal Mansingh for Doordarshan
  • 2010 – He judged ‘Dance India Dance L’il Masters Season 1 with Farah Khan on Zee TV
  • 2009 – Boogie Woogie – India’s best Latin dance couple hunt.
  • 2008 – Chak De – Shehar Di Kudiyan Te Galli De Gunde – on Channel 9x
  • 2007 – India’s top Dancer – Zoom TV
  • 2006 – Stunner 10 – on Bindass TV
  • 2005 – Dance Divas – on Zoom TV

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2014 – Honoured with the National Achievement Award by The Government of India for his work in the field of choreography and dance
  • 2014 – ‘The Kudos Dance Award 2014 honored him with ‘India’s Best Choreographer’ Award
  • 2015 – He was honored with the Jewel of Maharashtra award by the alumni of MSIHMCT (Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology)
  • 2015 – He was honored with the “Aaj ki Delhi Achievement Award” for his contribution to the Hindi film Industry
  • 2015 – He was honored and awarded by the Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (NMIFF) for his outstanding contribution to the field of dance
  • 2015 – ‘Most Inspirational Choreographer of the Year 2015’ by Indian Film and Television Choreographers Association
  • 2016 – ‘National Excellence Award’ by The Government of India.

Net Worth

Sandeep Soparrkar’s salary and net worth are not publicly disclosed, leaving his financial status unknown. As a notable figure in the dance industry, his earnings likely stem from various professional engagements. However, specific details regarding his income and net worth remain undisclosed.

Favourite Things

Favourite Food Bhindi, Besan ke laddoo, Chocolates

Some lesser-known facts about Sandeep Soparkar

  • Before becoming a choreographer, Sandeep was a professional model too. He was the finalist of ‘Graviera Mr. India contest’ in 1997, won the title of ‘Mr. Young Turk’ in 1997, and was the first Indian to participate in ‘International Male Model Contest’ winning the title of ‘Top 21 most photogenic faces of the year’ in that contest.
  • After his graduation, he used to work as a cook. He adopted a child named Arjun in 2007 when he was not even married.
  • He is considered as India’s first Ballroom Dancer. The Queen of England & The Prince of Wales wrote a letter to Sandeep thanking him for promoting Ballroom & Latin American dance in India. In 2011, Sandeep and his wife Jesse were invited to dance at the Royal wedding reception of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
  • Does Sandeep Soparkar smoke?: No
  • Does Sandeep Soparkar drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Sandeep has been involved in various Humanitarian causes & NGOs.

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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 29 Inches, Biceps: 13.5 Inches
Birth Place Not Known
Children Son: Arjun
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 185 CM
Height In Meter 1.85 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Not Known, Mother: Rani Soparrkar
Profession Ballroom dancer, Choreographer
Siblings Not Known
Spous Jesse Randhawa
Weight 85 kg
Zodiac Sign Libra


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