Samir Soni at Suzanne Roshan's The Charcoal Project Launch
London, United Kingdom
|Spouse(s)||Rajlakshmi Khanvilkar (divorced)
Neelam Kothari (2011–present)
Samir Soni (born in London, England) is an British film and television actor and a former model living in Mumbai since 2007. Soni made his debut in the Hindi serial Samandar based on Navy officers. In 1996, he appeared as Ashok Mathur in Doordarshan's A Mouthful Of Sky. He made his film debut in China Gate, which was followed by cameo appearances. In 2003, Soni appeared in the film Baghban and played lead roles in Basti and Kahan Ho Tum. In that same year, Soni also worked in the television series Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin. In 2004, he worked in a Saaksshi. Soni featured as one of the contestants in the reality television show Bigg Boss 4 in 2010.
Soni was playing the lead role in Ekta Kapoor's Indian soap opera Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka (2013) which earned him the Indian Telly Award for Best Actor, and ITA Award for Best Actor - Drama (Popular) in 2012.
Soni attended school at London School of Commerce. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in Economics. He was an investment banker in New York. He attended acting courses while in both New York and Los Angeles.
|1996||A Mouthful of Sky||Ashok Mathur|
|1998||China Gate||Uditanshu Tandon|
|2002||Kabhie Tum Kabhie Hum||Sameer Shastri|
|2003||Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin||Purab Mehra|
|2003||Dance Like A Man||Vishal|
|2003||Kahan Ho Tum||Jai|
|2003||Basti||Ramesh "Rama" Kulkarni|
|2004||Dil Kya Chahta Hai||Ram|
|2008||Cracking The Code||host|
|2010||I Hate Luv Storys||Veer Kapoor|
|2010||Bigg Boss (season 4)||Sameer Soni|
|2013||I, Me Aur Main||Cameo|
|2015||Darr Sabko Lagta Hai||episode fourteen in &TV||Vijay|
Awards and nominations
|Indian Telly Awards||Best Actor (Popular)||Won|
|Best Onscreen Couple
(along with Keerti Nagpure)
|Boroplus Gold Awards||Best Actor (Jury)||Won|
|Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actor (Popular)||Won|
|People's Choice Awards India||Favourite Drama Actor||Nominated|
- "Samir Soni wins Best Actor (Popular) at 11th Indian Telly Awards for Parichay".
- "Samir Soni wins Best Actor at ITA 2012 for Parichay".
- "Samir Soni". Sawf News. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
- "Neelam-Sameer to tie the knot tonite!". rediff. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
- "Samir Soni wins Best Actor (Critics) at Gold Awards,2012 for Parichay".
- "Nominees of People's Choice Awards,2012".
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