Samir Soni is an award-winning film, television, and theatre actor. He graduated in business economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He worked for Merrill Lynch as a financial analyst and after two years on Wall Street, he moved back to India to pursue his true passion, acting. After winning recognition and several awards as an actor, he turned writer/director in 2018 with his critically acclaimed film My Birthday Song, a psychological thriller. He has been vocal about the importance of mental health and made a debut as an author with My Experiments with Silence: The Diary of an Introvert (2021).