Anup Soni

Anup Soni (born 30 January 1965) is an Indian actor, and a popular anchor. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama.[1]

Anup Soni
Soni at the Colors Indian Telly Awards, 2012
Born (1965-01-30) 30 January 1965
OccupationActor, Model
Years active1995–present
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)

Anup 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. He appeared in the 2003 films Kharaashein: Scars From Riots,[2] Hum Pyar Tumhi Se Kar Baithe[3] as well as Hathyar.[4][5] In 2004 he appeared in Ashoke Pandit's film Sheen.[6] But he returned to television to work on the serial CID - Special Bureau.[7] He continues working both in films and television, and he previously worked in the hugely popular serial Crime Patrol on Sony.[8]

Personal life

Anup Soni married actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar's daughter Juhi Babbar on 14 March 2011 in a quiet ceremony attended by family and close friends only. The two met while working in Juhi's mother Nadira Babbar's play. He had a son named Imaan with Juhi in 2012.[9] [10]


YearFilmRole References
1999GodmotherMeru Bhai
2002Kharaashein: Scars From Riots? [2]
2002Hum Pyar Tumhi Se Kar Baithe? [3]
2003GangaajalInspector Neelkanth Tiwari
2003Kagaar: Life on the EdgeAdi
2003FootpathPolice Inspector Singh
2004Des Hoyaa PardesSHO Randhawa
2007Dus Kahaniyaan (Anthology film) story Rice Plate
2009Chal Chalein?
2010Sukhmani: Hope for Life?
2010StrikerChandrakant Sarang



Web Series

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2017 The Test Case Lt. Col Imtiaz Hussain AltBalaji [11] [12] [13]
2019 Bombers Manik Dasgupta ZEE5 [14] [15] [16] [17]

Television host

He has hosted the popular real-life based crime show Crime Patrol since 2010 and he became so popular among viewers as the host of the show. In 2018, he decided to exit the show citing that currently he want to focus on his acting career in films and other TV shows. Since his exit the show is now aired without any hosts and the stories are narrated by the Police officer (in front of some trainee officers) who is in the charge of the concerned case of that particular episode.[18][19]


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