Samir Soni ’90

Posted On - Jan. 5

Samir Soni '90Samir Soni ’90, an actor, director, writer and producer active in Bollywood cinema and Indian TV for over 25 years, is the author of a new book, “My Experiments with Silence: Diary of an Introvert,” on the topic of mental health and self-discovery.

Soni earned his bachelor’s degree cum laude in business economics, and then went on to become one of the highest paid actors on Indian TV, according to his friend and manager, Rajeev Bhatia, who provided this summary of Soni’s career achievements:

With several super hit prime time shows and prestigious acting and popularity awards under his belt, Samir has also done several successful films with famous industry standouts like Karan Johar, Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Shankar, Sonam Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit, to name a few.

He was a popular contestant on the famous reality show “Big Boss 4,” hosted by Salman Khan, and shared the screen space with Pamela Anderson during her cameo appearance in Season 4.

He has appeared and continues to appear in countless national TV and print commercials for prestigious brands and has been voted “Sexiest man in India” twice.

Samir can be seen on Stage in Mumbai with Mandira Bedi in “Anything But Love.” He trained theatrically under Barry John and has done several acting workshops in New York and L.A. during his stint on Wall Street.

Recently, several of his web series available on Amazon Prime and Netflix for Indian TV Czarina Ekta Kapoor of AltBalaji production were successfully launched and are further entrenching Samir’s brand among global Indian audiences.

Samir has also written and directed a movie, “My Birthday Song,” India’s first psychological thriller, for the international audience; it is currently available on Netflix and has been seen and enjoyed by the global audience.

Soni’s new book is available on in hardcopy and for Kindle.

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