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Anup Soni (born 30 January 1975) is an Indian actor, and a popular anchor. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama.[1]

Anup Soni
Anoop soni colors indian telly awards.jpg
Soni at the Colors Indian Telly Awards, 2012
Born (1975-01-30) 30 January 1975 (age 44)
NationalityIndia
OccupationActor, Model
Years active1995–present
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Children1

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 lifeEdit

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]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role References


- 1999 || Godmother  || Meru Bhai
2000 Fiza ?
2001 Deewaanapan ?
2002 Raaz ?
2002 Hathyar ?
2002 Kharaashein: Scars From Riots ? [2]
2002 Hum Pyar Tumhi Se Kar Baithe ? [3]
2003 Gangaajal Inspector Neelkanth Tiwari
2003 Kagaar: Life on the Edge Adi
2003 Khushi Vicky
2003 Footpath Police Inspector Singh
2004 Des Hoyaa Pardes SHO Randhawa
2004 Sheen ?
2005 Karkash ?
2005 Apaharan ?
2006 Tathastu ?
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan (Anthology film) story Rice Plate
2009 Chal Chalein ?
2010 Sukhmani: Hope for Life ?
2010 Striker Chandrakant Sarang

TelevisionEdit

FormerlyEdit

Web SeriesEdit

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 hostEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alumni List For The Year 1993
  2. ^ a b "Times of India 22 August 2002". indiatimes.com.
  3. ^ a b "Times of India, 23 November 2003". indiatimes.com.
  4. ^ Times of India 29 November 2002
  5. ^ Times of India 20 October 2002
  6. ^ The Hindu, 6 April 2004
  7. ^ A model beginning
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ "Babbar grandson". filmfare.com. 23 October 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  10. ^ [2]
  11. ^ "Crime Patrol anchor Anup Soni slams people for committing crimes after watching the reality show | Entertainment News". www.timesnownews.com. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Committing crime after watching a show is stupid: Anup Soni". The Indian Express. 26 January 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  13. ^ Pendyala, AuthorSweta. "Anup Soni to play Lieutenant colonel". Telangana Today. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  14. ^ Ghosh, Devarsi. "Web series 'Bombers' explores the story of a Bengali football team fighting death and oblivion". Scroll.in. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  15. ^ "ZEE5 to premiere sports drama series 'Bombers' on 22 June - TelevisionPost: Latest News, India's Television, Cable, DTH, TRAI". TelevisionPost: Latest News, India’s Television, Cable, DTH, TRAI. 17 June 2019. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  16. ^ "Review of ZEE5's Bombers: A stirring tale of guts, gumption and glory, set in the fertile fields of football". in.com. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Zee5 launches a new sports drama 'Bombers'". Mumbai Live. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  18. ^ "Crime Patrol: Anup Soni Quits The Show; Wants To Get Back To Acting!". Filmibeat. 23 March 2018.
  19. ^ "Anup Soni quits TV show Crime Petrol, to go back to acting". Zee News. 23 March 2018.

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