Milind Soman

  • Actor

Nov 04, 1965  in Scotland

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Actor, model and fitness enthusiast Milind Soman's showbiz career spans close to three decades, in the course of which he has appeared in more than thirty movies and several tv shows. A diploma holder in Electrical Engineering, Milind started out as a model in 1988, and first rose to prominence in the mid-1990s courtesy of his appearance in the music video immensely popular Alisha Chinai song 'Made in India'. Subsequently, he established himself as a popular tv actor courtesy of shows like A Mouthful of Sky and Captain Vyom, the latter of which featured Milind in the titular role.

Films like Agnivarsha: The Fire and the Rain (2002), the 2007 comedy Bheja Fry, the Kollywood road action-thriller Paiyaa (2010), the epic historical romance Bajirao Mastani (2015) and Chef (2017) feature some of the most memorable performances by the actor. Milind is also a Limca Record holder - an achievement he accomplished when he ran 1,500 kilometres in 30 days as a part of NDTV's Greenathon. Other significant acting credits include the Swedish films Arn: The Knight Templar (2007) and Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (2008); David (2013), Astu - So Be It (2013) and Hamara Tiranga (2018).