Personal info
Known for




Date of Birth



Scotland, United Kingdom

Edit page

Milind Soman


Milind Usha Soman (born 4 November 1965) is an Indian actor, supermodel, film producer, and fitness enthusiast. He was a contestant on Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3.


Soman was born on 4 November 1965 in Glasgow, Scotland in a Marathi family. His family moved to Scotland/UK where he lived until the age of seven, then his family moved back to Mumbai, India in 1973. He attended Dr. Antonio Da Silva High School and Jr. College of Commerce, Bombay.


As a child Soman was enrolled in a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) shakha by his father, when he was 10 years old.  Later, he completed his Diploma in Electrical Engineering.


Milind Soman met Mylene Jampanoi, a French actress, on the sets of their 2006 film, Valley of Flowers. The couple married in July 2006 at a resort in Goa. Soman and Jampanoi separated in 2008 and divorced in 2009. Soman married Ankita Konwar on 22 April 2018 in Alibaug.


In 1995, Soman got featured in Alisha Chinai's music video, Made in India. The same year, he made his debut as a television actor in A Mouthful of Sky. Later, he was seen in the Indian science fiction TV Series Captain Vyom and also played a part in the TV series Sea Hawks.


 Soman has worked in films such as Pachaikili Muthucharam, Paiyaa, Agni Varsha, and Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula. In 2007 he appeared in Bhram, Say Salaam India, and Bheja Fry. In 2009 he acted in Sachin Kundalkar's Marathi film Gandha


He has also acted in English language, foreign language films, and television series, including Valley of Flowers and The Flag. In the Swedish film Arn – The Knight Templar he portrayed Saladin, the revered 12th-century Kurdish leader of the Arabs and Muslims. He was also seen playing an important role in the film Bajirao Mastani.


Soman has also produced Hindi film Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula and the television serial Ghost Bana Dost.


In 2010, he participated in the reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3. He was also seen in the Amazon Prime series Four More Shots Please as Dr. Aamir Warsi and Alt Balaji series Paurashpur as Boris.

Known for

Emergency as Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw