Nirmal Soni is an Indian television and film actor who is popularly known as Dr. Hathi. He portrayed the role of Dr. Hathi in the popular television comedy show Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chasma. He also appeared in small cameos in several Hindi movies.
He rose to fame for his role as Dholu in the popular TV show Hero Bhakti Ki Shakti Hai which premiered on Hungama TV. He is also known for his cute personality and jolly nature in the Indian entertainment industry.
Nirmal Soni Wiki/Biography
Born on 07 September 1978, Nirmal Soni’s age is 42 years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a middle-class Gujarati Hindu family from Datha, Talaja, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India.
Nirmal Soni Childhood Photo
He completed his early schooling at Seth Gopalji Hemraj High School in Bhavnagar. After that, he enrolled himself at the University of Mumbai from where he pursued his graduation.
Date of Birth
07 September 1978
Datha, Talaja, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
Seth Gopalji Hemraj High School
College / University
University of Mumbai
Nirmal Soni has a special interest in acting and has a special feeling for the camera and stage since his childhood. He started working in theatres at a very young age and participated in several stage plays and short films at the initial stage of his career. He got various offers for supporting roles in several movies and television shows with which he made himself a recognized actor in the industry.
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Nirmal Soni belongs to a middle-class Gujarati family from Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India. He is an Indian by nationality and has a belief in the Hinduism religion.
His father’s name is Mr. Soni who is a goldsmith by profession and his mother’s name is Mrs. Soni who is a housewife.
Nirmal Soni Father
He also has a sibling, his elder brother’s name is Vimal Soni who is also a businessman like his father.
Nirmal Soni Brother
He was brought up in a joint family, he is very close to his parents and always uploads pictures with them on his social media accounts.
Nirmal Soni’s marital status is married. He is married to a Gujarati girl from Bhavnagar. Currently, he is living with his wife in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He also spent most of his teenage in Mumbai.
Nirmal Soni is a good looking man with an attractive and charming personality. He has a healthy and fatty body build up with cute and adorable looks. His appearance is well suited for his role as Dr. Hathi in the serial Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chasma. He is 5 feet and 2 inches tall and his bodyweight weighs around 100 Kg.
He has black color hair and also has beautiful black color blistering eyes. He doesn’t have any tattoo inked on his body.
Nirmal Soni started his career as a theatre artist and played important roles in several stage plays and short films. In the year 2001, he got his first opportunity to work in a Hindi movie Tera Mera Saath Rahen in a supporting role alongside Ajay Devgan. After that, he made his debut appearance on the television screen with the popular TV show Hero Bhakti Ki Shakti Hai in which he played the role of Dholu alongside Rupali Suri and Sumeet Pathak.
Since then he played several cameos in various Hindi movies like Shootout at Lokhandwala, Kirkit, Admission Open, Hostel and Impatient Vivek, Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga, Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke, Ye Jawani hai Deewani, and Action Jackson. He is also featured in the television serial Chandrakanta.
His career got a breakthrough when he was selected for the role of Dr. Hansraj Hathi in the popular TV serial Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chasma. But after some time he left the show due to some unknown reason. But after so many years he made a comeback in the show after the death of actor Kavi Kumar Azad who played the role of Dr. Hathi in the absence of Nirmal Soni. Currently, he has been a part of the show along with actors like Dilip Joshi, Amit Bhatt, Munmun Dutta, and many more.
Facts and Information
He likes traveling, listening to music, and reading books and novels as his hobbies in his leisure time. He is fond of cooking and loves to eat Gujarati food as he is a very foodie person.
He likes Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Madhuri Dixit. He has worked with many popular Bollywood celebrities like Ajay Devgan, Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan, and many other celebrities.
He is also very active on different social media platforms and regularly updates his profiles by uploading his pictures and interesting videos.