Rupesh Soni Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Rupesh Soni is an Indian dancer and choreographer who, along with Piyush Gurbhele, is known for being the winner of the television dance reality show ‘Dance Deewane (Season 3)’ (2021).

Wiki/Biography

Rupesh Soni was born on 19 May in Delhi. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Rupesh Soni’s childhood picture

He trained in hip hop and contemporary dances at the dance academy The Dance World, Delhi. [1] He did his schooling at SGTB Khalsa Boys Senior Secondary School, Karol Bagh, Delhi. [2]

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Family

Nothing is known about his family or siblings.

Rupesh Soni with his father

Rupesh Soni with his mother

Career

He started his journey as a dancer in the 2015 edition of the dance reality show ‘Dance India Dance,’ which aired on Zee TV. He was able to get the ‘Taqdeer ki Topi’ at the auditions and was one of the top 30 contestants, but he failed to make it to the Top 15 in the show.

Rupesh Soni with his Taqdeer ki Topi at Dance India Dance auditions

After training in dance at The Dance World, he began giving dance workshops for the academy. He also began training students in the dance camps organized by The Dance World. As of 2021, he is working as a teacher, training students in hip hop, at The Dance World.

A leaflet showing Rupesh Soni as a faculty member at The Dance World

In 2018, he auditioned for another dance reality show called ‘World Dance League’ with Indian dancer Deepika.

Rupesh Soni at the World Dance League

In 2018, he participated as a part of the ‘Goggle Gang’ in the dance reality show ‘Dance Plus (season 4),’ which aired on Star Plus. The group passed the auditions of the show and became one of the 30 contestants in the show, winning a purple trophy. However, they failed to make it to the Top 12.

Rupesh Soni as a part of Goggle Gang in Dance Plus (season 4)

In 2019, he participated in the dance reality show ‘Dance Plus (season 5),’ teamed with Deepika. The duo was part of Team Karishma Chavan. The duo was one of the finalists of the show and went on to become the third runner up in the show. They were named Loreal Performer of the Season in the show.

Rupesh Soni and Deepika in Dance Plus (season 5)

In 2020, she appeared in the Marathi dance reality show ‘Maharashtra’s Best Dancer’ that aired on Sony Marathi. The show was judged by Dharmesh Yelande and Pooja Sawant. He was the choreographer of a contestant named Sameep Dhakne, who was eliminated on 16 February 2021.

Rupesh Soni with Sameep Dhakne in Maharashtra’s Best Dancer

In 2021, he participated in ‘Dance Deewane (Season 3)’ as a choreographer of the contestant Piyush Gurbhele. The show was judged by Madhuri Dixit, Tushar Kalia, and Dharmesh Yelande and aired on Colors TV. The duo went on to win the reality show, receiving the Dance Deewane trophy, Rs. 40 lakh, and a Maruti Suzuki S-Presso. While talking about his win to a publication, Rupesh said,

This is a big win for me and my partner Piyush. It was a great journey performing in front of celebrated artists who helped and guided us throughout. This show has opened so many doors for us to make a successful career in this field.”

Rupesh Soni and Piyush Gurbhele with their Dance Deewane (Season 3) trophy

Facts/Trivia

  • According to an Instagram post he uploaded on his birthday, his nicknames are Kaku and Luos. He is also known by the name Bhupesh. [3]
  • Rupesh is also interested in playing music and often posts videos of him playing the guitar on his social media accounts.

    A still of Rupesh Soni playing the guitar in an Instagram post

  • He is an avid animal lover, and he owns a pet dog named Muffin.

    Rupesh Soni talking about his pet in an Insta story

  • He is a huge fan of Mudassar Khan and Remo D’Souza since his teens.
  • Rupesh has a self-titled YouTube channel, which hosts more than 1.2K subscribers. He rarely posts dance covers on his channel.