Jay Soni, the gujju boy in Nach Baliye 7 is quite popular for his love and care for his wife. He even cried for his wife Pooja Shah in front of everybody when he was asked to narrate about the fire accident. While, most of the people shift from TV to Bollywood, Jay has done something exactly opposite. Here we share the journey of the star from the very start.
He Started His Career with a Bollywood Film Dil Maange More
In 2003, Jay was selected to play a small role in Shahid Kapoor-Ayesha Takia starrer Dil Maange More. He played a supporting role. In the year 2007, he was seen playing the role of Pawan, a son of Mukesh Tiwari in Buddha Mar Gaya. The film starred Anupam Kher, Rakhi Sawant, Om Puri, Manoj Joshi and Ranvir Shorey. In the same year, Jay also played the role of a nerd in MP3 – Meera Pehla Pehla Pyaar.
He Started His TV Career with Remix
In 2004, Jay got a role in Remix where he essayed the role of a young lad as Karan. Later he got famous as Jigar Arvind Thakkar in Baba, Bahoo Aur Baby in Season 1. In Season 2 he was replaced by Shakti Arora. In between, in the year 2007, Jay also did a historical show Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan which starred Rajat Tokas in the main lead. Here he was seen playing the role of Samar Singh.
Sasural Genda Phool – The Ticket to Popularity
Though Jay was in the industry from 2003, he got popular only in 2010 when he was seen as Ishaan Alok Kashyap in Star Plus’ Sasural Genda Phool. Ishan was the main lead of the serial – He plays a young and serious software engineer who is rejected by every other girl until he meets Suhana (Ragini Khanna). Jay Soni bagged a good number of awards for his role including Favorite Beta, Favorite Devar, and Best Actor (Critics).
As a Host in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champions
In the year 2011, Jay also hosted the musical reality show – Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs. The theme for the season was Music Ka Gurukool. It seems Jay is also into music. In between shoots, Jay has a habit of humming songs.
As you can see in Nach Baliye 7, Jay is married to Pooja Shah, a footwear designer. Though it is an arranged marriage set up by the parents of Jay and Pooja, anybody can mistake it for a love marriage. The couple married in 2013 and is going strong right from the start. No wonder, the couple is a “Made for Each Other Couple”, and the way Jay cares for his wife, we wish if every woman could get a guy like Soni.
Some Unknown Facts
Jay was born on 25th December 1986. So he is basically a Capricorn. Born and brought in Gujarat, he stayed for a brief period in Gujarat before shifting to Mumbai. He was a very chubby boy during the early days of his life. Jay is passionate about bikes and cars, and dreams of buying a sports car one day.