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Neelam Kothari Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography, & More

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Age: 53 Years
Hometown: Hong Kong
Husband: Samir Soni

Neelam K

Bio/Wiki
Full NameNeelam Kothari Soni [1]Instagram
Profession(s)Actress, Jewellery Designer
Famous Role‘Kiran’ in the 1989 Bollywood film “Ghar Ka Chiraag”
Ghar Ka Chiraag
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutFilm: Jawaani (1984) as 'Sanam'
Neelam Kothari in Jawaani
Web Series: Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives (2020) as 'Herself'
The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives Poster
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Blackswan Award for Women Empowerment (2019)
Neelam Kothari posing with her award
• Iconic Achievers Award for Most Promising Jeweller of The Year (2019)
Neelam Kothari with an award
• Global Spa Fit and Fab Jeweller Award (2019)
Neelam Kothari holding an award
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 November 1967 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2020)53 Years
BirthplaceHong Kong
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownHong Kong
SchoolIsland School, Hong Kong
EthnicityGujarati-Iranian [2]Indian Express
HobbiesCooking, Travelling
ControversyOn 5 April 2018, Neelam, along with "Hum Saath Saath Hain" co-stars Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, and Sonali Bendre, was acquitted by Jodhpur High Court in the 1998 blackbuck killing case in which Salman Khan was convicted and was sentenced to 5-year jail; Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounced the verdict. [3]The Economic Times
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsBobby Deol (Actor)
Bobby Deol
Salman Khan (Rumoured; Actor)
Salman Khan
Samir Soni (Actor)
Neelam Kothari with Samir Soni
Marriage DateFirst Marriage to Rishi Sethia: Year 2000
Second Marriage to Sameer Soni: Year 2011
Neelam Kothari's wedding picture
Family
Husband/Spouse• Rishi Sethia (son of a UK based businessman; Divorced)
Neelam Kothari with ex husband
• Samir Soni
Neelam Kothari and her husband
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Ahana
Neelam Kothari's daughter, Ahana
ParentsFather- Shishir Kothari (Businessman)
Mother- Parveen Kothari (Former Model)
Neelam Kothari with her parents
SiblingsBrother- Afsheen Kothari
Neelam Kothari with her brother
Sister- None
Favourite Things
CuisineChinese
ActorAmitabh Bachchan

Neelam Kothari at Sonali Bendre's book launch on 3rd March 2016 shown to user

Some Lesser Known Facts About Neelam Kothari

  • Neelam Kothari is an Indian actress turned jewellery designer.
  • She grew up in a well-to-do family in Hong Kong.

    Neelam Kothari in childhood

    Neelam Kothari in childhood

  • In her school days, she was a member of Rutherford house.
  • Later, her family shifted from Hong Kong to Bangkok.
  • Neelam knows how to play the Keyboard since childhood. She was also trained in the Jazz and Ballet dance forms in childhood.
  • Once when Neelam was on a holiday to Mumbai, she was approached by the film director Ramesh Behl to play a role in his film “Jawaani” (1984).
  • Although her debut film “Jawaani” did not perform well at the box office, Neelam was approached for films like “Andaz Pyar Ka” (1986), “Khudgarz” (1987), “Khatron Ke Khiladi” (1988), “Sindoor” (1988), and “Gharana” (1989).
  • She shot to fame with the film “Ghar Ka Chiraaz” (1989) in which she played the role of ‘Kiran.’
  • She has also appeared in the Bollywood films “Agneepath” (1990), “Indrajeet” (1991), “Santaan” (1995), “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” (1998), and “Hum Saath Saath Hain” (1999).

    Neelam Kothari in Indrajeet

    Neelam Kothari in Indrajeet

  • In 2001, Neelam gave up her acting career and established herself as a jewellery designer.
  • In 2011, Kothari opened a jewellery store named Neelam Kothari Fine Jewels in Mumbai.

    Neelam Kothari inside her Jewellery Store in Mumbai

    Neelam Kothari inside her Jewellery Store in Mumbai

  • When Neelam started her acting career in 1984, she did not even know how to speak Hindi.
  • She has been featured on the cover of the Better Homes & Gardens magazine.

    Neelam Kothari on the cover of Better Homes & Gardens magazine

    Neelam Kothari on the cover of Better Homes & Gardens magazine

  • Neelam is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog named Casper.

    Neelam Kothari's Instagram Post

    Neelam Kothari’s Instagram Post

  • In an interview, Neelam shared that the first car that she ever bought with her own money was a dark blue coloured Maruti 1000.
  • She did 14 movies with Govinda and 8 out of them were hits.