Soni Razdan – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Soni Razdan British Actress

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 36-30-39 inches
Bodytype Pear
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)
Weight 66 kg (146 lbs)
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Eye Color Light Brown
Gender Female
Age 67 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth October 25, 1956
Full Name Soni Razdan
Profession Actress
Nationality British
Birthplace Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Religion Islam

Soni Razdan is a renowned British-born Indian film director as well as an actress. She is a prominent actress of Hollywood as well as Bollywood. Razdan has got immense fame and name as a flourished director in entertainment industry. The actress is highly talented in acting as she received training from a well-reputed acting institute.

Soni Razdan was born in Birmingham, United Kingdom on October 25, 1956. She was born to N. Razdan, a Kashmiri Hindu Pandit and Gertrude Hoelzer, a German. She joined London school of acting and afterwards moved towards India with the intention of pursuing her career in acting. The actress had an enormous passion for acting from her infantile.

Soni Razdan initiated her career in English theater with renowned film director John Fowler’s play The Collector. In the year 1981, she made her first debut in Bollywood with the movie titled ‘36 Chowringhee Lane’ produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Aparna Sen. It was Aparna’s first directorial movie who was a leading Bengali cinema actress. Razdan played a subsidiary role whilst Jennifer Kendal in a critically commended role together with Dhritiman Chatterjee.

In the year 1998, the actress starred in a Canadian-Indo English movie titled ‘Such a Long Journey’ produced by Sturla Gunnarsson which was specifically based upon the novel ‘Same Name’. Soni Razdan also portrayed the leading role with Roshan Seth and the film was curtained at ‘Toronto International Film Festival’. The film became a megahit and received around 12 ‘Genie Awards’ nominations comprising off ‘Best Picture’ ‘Best Director” and ‘Best Actor’ nomination.

In the year 2011, Soni Razdan also appeared in Sahil Sangha’s Hindi movie titled ‘Love Breakups Zindagi’ directed by Zayed Khan underneath the banner of Sahara Motion Pictures and Born Free Entertainment. It stars Dia Mirza and Zayed Khan in the leading roles whilst Soni Razdan played a supporting role.

Soni Razdan starred in more than 20 movies in her career, most of which has appeared to be successful including ‘Jaan-E-Mann’ ‘Shootout at Wadala’ and Saaransh’. In 2016, she also appeared in the movie titled ‘Love Affair’ which released in the latter week of December. The film ‘Nazar’ was released in the year 2005 whereas the film ‘Adnan Khan’ in 2009, these movies received positive reputation at Indian box office.

Soni Razdan married to renowned film director Mahesh Bhatt and the couple was blessed with two daughters named Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt. Soni Razdan is the second spouse of Mahesh Bhatt. She is the stepmom of Pooja Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt.


Soni Razdan Education

College: Elphinstone College

Soni Razdan Career

Profession: Actress

Net Worth: Rs. 20 Crores

Family & Relatives

Father: N. Razdan

Mother: Gertrude Hoelzer

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Mahesh Bhatt (m. 1986)

No. of Children: 2

Daughter: Alia Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt

Facts You Never Knew About Soni Razdan

  • Is Soni Razdan addicted to smoking?: Not Known
  • Is Soni Razdan alcoholic?: Not Known
  • She is the mother of famous actress Alia Bhatt and the second wife of film director Mahesh Bhatt.
  • Soni Razdan initiated her career as an English theater artist along with John Fowler; The Collector.
  • In 1981, she got her major breakthrough role in the movie titled Chowringhee Lane.
  • Soni’s husband named Mahesh Bhatt also converted to Islam with the intention of marrying her.
  • Soni is a passionate travel lover.

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Who is Soni Razdan?

Soni Razdan is a British actress, born on 25 October, 1956 in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom.

How old is Soni Razdan?

Soni Razdan is 67 years old as of April 2024.

How tall is Soni Razdan?

Soni Razdan is 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m).

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